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Top Hamilton Island Beach Hotels

Anchorage Complex
3.5 out of 5
6 Banksia Court, Hamilton Island, QLD
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5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)

"Great place to stay. Would definitely go back."…"

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2018

Anchorage Complex
Panorama Apartments
Great for beach vacations
3.5 out of 5
7 Acacia Drive, Hamilton Island, QLD
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5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"Great spot to stay. Loved the golf bugger that comes with the apartment. Be aware of the cockies they can easily open the screen door and let themselves in. Maybe a better door with a latch would improve the place. We had a lovely time on Hamilton Island it’s a piece of paradise."…"

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2019

Panorama Apartments
qualia
Great for beach vacations
5 out of 5
20 Whitsunday Boulevard, Hamilton Island, QLD
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4.8/5Exceptional! (57 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, sun loungers, outdoor pools
Travelers say...

"The property was awesome , the views was great also From our room . Meals and services was 1st class. You get a golf cart to get around the island, lots of fun . Did a sunset cruise and went jet skiing, a must do."…"

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2020

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Beach Club
Great for beach vacations
4.5 out of 5
9 Resort Drive, Hamilton Island, QLD
The price is $500 per night from Nov 4 to Nov 5
4.8/5Exceptional! (236 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, sun loungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
Travelers say...

"Absolutely amazing! One of our favourite places to stay."…"

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2020

Beach Club
Compass Point
Great for beach vacations
3.5 out of 5
4 Acacia Drive, Hamilton Island, QLD
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4.5/5Wonderful! (2 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"The view is amazing and the amenities are great if you want to cook at home or have a barbecue. Having the golf buggy is an added bonus so you don’t have to hire one. The property is on the best side of the island."…"

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2019

Compass Point
Whitsunday Apartments
Great for beach vacations
4 out of 5
14 Resort Drive, Hamilton Island, QLD
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The price is $250 per night from Oct 31 to Nov 1
4.5/5Wonderful! (2,040 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, beach towels, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"Great location, just across the road from Catseye Beach. The apartment was clean and tidy. The bed could do with a serious upgrade though, honestly the most uncomfortable mattress I have ever slept on!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

Whitsunday Apartments
Palm Bungalows
Great for beach vacations
3 out of 5
3 Resort Drive, Hamilton Island, QLD
The price is $282 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
4.5/5Wonderful! (357 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, kids pool
Travelers say...

"Really great little bungalow, perfect for us and 5 year old as they provided a rollout trundle bed. Close to facilities, no need to wait for lifts so we preferred this to our prev stay at the apartments."…"

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2020

Palm Bungalows
Reef View Hotel
Great for beach vacations
4 out of 5
12 Resort Drive, Hamilton Island, QLD
The price is $249 per night from Nov 12 to Nov 13
4.2/5Excellent! (988 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, beach towels, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"Good location, spacious rooms, multiple elevators working (there’s a limit of 4 per elevator, so it helps to have all four elevators servicing all the floors). Staff are helpful. I like the arrival and departure lounge where you can take a shower before your afternoon flight. The only negative is ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2020

Reef View Hotel
Hamilton Island Holiday Homes
3 out of 5
Hamilton Island, Hamilton Island, QLD
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4.1/5Very Good! (30 reviews)

"Great apartment with wonderful views and excellent pools. The split level apartment worked well with 3 teenage boys."…"

Reviewed on Jan 7, 2020

Hamilton Island Holiday Homes
Beach Lodges
Great for beach vacations
3.5 out of 5
Resort Drive, Hamilton Island, QLD
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4/5Very Good! (20 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"Amazing ensuite great location great view. Comfortable experience from before the ferry had docked, during and right up until we stepped foot on our return ferry to depart."…"

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2020

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Sunset Waters Apartments
Great for beach vacations
3.5 out of 5
3 Banksia Court, Hamilton Island, QLD
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3.9/5Good! (10 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"The property needs a good renovation, door handles falling off, mattress uncomfortable, outdoor area very untidy, outdoor umbrella moldy, tea towels look second hand"…"

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2019

Sunset Waters Apartments
Skiathos Apartments
Great for beach vacations
3.5 out of 5
9 Acacia Drive, Hamilton Island, QLD
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3.8/5Good! (6 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, outdoor pool
Not what we expected.

"No screen on the louvers in main bedroom..mould in shower..dirty through out..no tea or coffee available.....no coffee machine....human skin left on the couch plus lolly papers behind pillows....sheets in second bedroom not clean properly ie mascara left on pillow case...hot plates no knob but the ..."…"

Reviewed on May 25, 2019

Skiathos Apartments
Shoreline Apartments
Great for beach vacations
3.5 out of 5
5 Acacia Drive, Hamilton Island, QLD
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3.8/5Good! (8 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"We loved our stay at Shorelines. The apartment was clean and tidy and all communication was clear. The view was spectacular and there were a few basic essentials there to start us off. The only negative could be all the stairs but we didn't find this a problem."…"

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2019

Shoreline Apartments
Heliconia Grove 9
Great for beach vacations
3.5 out of 5
1 Flametree Grove, Hamilton Island, QLD
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3.5/5Good! (2 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"Great view from balcony ......................................................"…"

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2018

Heliconia Grove 9
Waves 08 - Apartments
Great for beach vacations
3.5 out of 5
3 Acacia Drive, Hamilton Island, QLD
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Waves 08 - Apartments
The Edge
Great for beach vacations
4 out of 5
5 Acacia Drive, Hamilton Island, QLD
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The Edge
Whitsunday West 605 or 1306
Great for beach vacations
3.5 out of 5
14 Resort Drive, Hamilton Island, QLD
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Whitsunday West 605 or 1306
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Beach Hotels in Hamilton Island

Known for its stunning beaches and spectacular coral reefs, Hamilton Island has a lot to offer the traveler dreaming of a beach holiday. There are 18 beach hotels and other accommodation options to choose from in this family-friendly destination, so it's easy to find one that meets your needs.

As you browse for a place to stay by the water in Hamilton Island, check out these top-rated beach hotels with positive customer reviews.

Compass Point - 3.5-star apartment near Catseye Beach. It features an outdoor pool, in-room kitchens, and furnished balconies.

Skiathos Apartments - 3.5-star apartment near Catseye Beach. This apartment boasts an outdoor pool, in-room kitchens, and furnished balconies.

Hamilton Island Holiday Homes - 3-star vacation home, 5-minute walk from Catseye Beach. It offers an outdoor pool, a full-service spa, and free parking.

Heliconia Grove 9 - 3.5-star apartment near Catseye Beach. It features an outdoor pool, in-room kitchens, and furnished balconies.

Whitsunday Apartments - 4-star apartment, 2-minute walk from Catseye Beach. Our travelers recommend its pool and walkable location. This apartment boasts an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and free parking.

Planning Your Trip to Hamilton Island

Good weather can be important during a beach vacation, so you can use these local temperature and rainfall averages to decide when to visit.

  • Hottest months: December, January, February, and November, with an average temperature of 87°F
  • Coldest months: July, June, August, and May, with an average temperature of 57°F
  • Driest months: August, September, July, and October, with an average rainfall of 0.04 inches
  • Rainiest months: February, March, January, and April, with an average rainfall of 0.31 inches

Sightseeing in and Around Hamilton Island

After arriving and checking into your hotel, you'll probably want to explore your surroundings. If you can't wait to check out the beaches, head to Catseye Beach or Whitehaven Beach for a relaxing day by the water. Experience the area's marina and golf courses, and make time for local attractions like Hamilton Island Marina and WILD LIFE Hamilton Island. For even more to see and do, pay a visit to Hamilton Island Golf Club or Pelican Island. Visitors also enjoy Hamilton Island for its:
  • Coral reefs
  • Excursions

Getting Around Hamilton Island

To get to Hamilton Island, book a flight to Hamilton Island, QLD (HTI-Great Barrier Reef), the closest major airport, which is located 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from the city center. You can explore your options for water transportation at the marina.

Frequently asked questions

What is Hamilton Island like for travelers who love the beach?
Known for its beautiful beaches and spectacular coral reefs, Hamilton Island offers a lot for the traveler looking to book a beach vacation.
What's the best accommodation to stay near the beach in Hamilton Island?
Whitsunday Apartments is a top 4-star beach aparthotel offering an outdoor pool and free WiFi, located within a short 2-minute walk of Catseye Beach. Other good choices to stay near the beach include Reef View Hotel and Beach Club.
How many beach hotels will I find in Hamilton Island?
Choose from one of Expedia’s 18 hotels in Hamilton Island for your beachside break.
When's the best time for a beach vacation in Hamilton Island?
You can plan your beach trip with this snapshot of year-round temperatures in Hamilton Island: The hottest months are usually December and January with an average temp of 80°F, while the coldest months are July and June with an average of 66°F. The rainiest months in Hamilton Island are February, January, March, and December, with each month seeing an average of 9 inches of rainfall.
What is there to see and do around Hamilton Island?
After checking into your accommodation of choice, you’ll probably want to venture out and explore. If you’re excited to scope out the beaches, spend a relaxing day by the water at Coral Cove or Escape Beach. Discover the area’s island views and marina, and make time for local attractions like Hamilton Island Marina and Catseye Beach. Other things to see and do in the area are WILD LIFE Hamilton Island and Hamilton Island Golf Club.
What's the best way to get to my beach hotel in Hamilton Island?
This travel information can help you get to and around your beach accommodation in Hamilton Island with ease. To get to Hamilton Island, you can fly into Hamilton Island, QLD (HTI-Great Barrier Reef), the closest major airport, which is located 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from the city center. If you’d like to explore around the area, you may want to rent a car for your trip.

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