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Top Palm Cove Beach Hotels

Sanctuary Palm Cove
Great for beach vacations
5 out of 5
6 Cedar Road, Palm Cove, QLD
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4.9/5Exceptional! (210 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, kids pool
Sanctuary is paradise in Palm Cove

"Sanctuary says it all. For us a lucky find! We will be back!"…"

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2020

Sanctuary Palm Cove
BeachView Apartments at Villa Paradiso
Great for beach vacations
4 out of 5
111-113 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, QLD
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4.7/5Exceptional! (93 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, beach towels, kids pool
Travelers say...

"So much character, roomy, peaceful. Views were amazing! Straight across the road from the water. Restaurants and shops close by. Perfect!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2020

BeachView Apartments at Villa Paradiso
Alamanda Palm Cove by Lancemore
Great for beach vacations
5 out of 5
1 Veivers Road, Palm Cove, QLD
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The price is $202 per night from Dec 2 to Dec 3
4.7/5Exceptional! (432 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, sun loungers, beach yoga, beach towels
Travelers say...

"Perfect location, facilities, staff and really clean."…"

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2020

Alamanda Palm Cove by Lancemore
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Paradise on the Beach Resort - Palm Cove
Great for beach vacations
4 out of 5
119-121 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, QLD
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The price is $90 per night from Nov 25 to Nov 26
4.6/5Wonderful! (366 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"Great place to stay. Central to everything. Highly recommended"…"

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2020

Paradise on the Beach Resort - Palm Cove
Oasis at Palm Cove
Great for beach vacations
4 out of 5
McDonald Close, Palm Cove, QLD
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4.6/5Wonderful! (72 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, kids pool
Travelers say...

"Nice and quiet yet very close to Pub and restaurants. Spacious Units with Lovely Gardens.Large pool and Spa"…"

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2020

Oasis at Palm Cove
Marlin Waters
Great for beach vacations
4 out of 5
131-133 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, QLD
The price is $135 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
4.6/5Wonderful! (77 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, cabanas, beach umbrellas, beach towels
Travelers say...

"Spacious apartment with beachfront views. Friendly staff. Quiet air conditioning. Convenient to many restaurants and shops. Great place to stay."…"

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2020

Marlin Waters
Melaleuca Resort
Great for beach vacations
4 out of 5
85-93 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, QLD
The price is $116 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1
4.5/5Wonderful! (175 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"Loved everything about the resort. Just needs a bit of an upgrade in appliances such as the TV size, an extra tv in the bedroom and offer fresh towels daily for longer stays, but everything else was great. Will recommend the resort and will be staying there again"…"

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2020

Melaleuca Resort
Palm Cove Tropic Apartments
Great for beach vacations
4 out of 5
6 Triton Street, Palm Cove, QLD
The price is $95 per night from Dec 21 to Dec 22
4.5/5Wonderful! (127 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"A full kitchen enables one to self cater. Also, the laundry in each apartment is very handy"…"

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2020

Palm Cove Tropic Apartments
Peppers Beach Club and Spa - Palm Cove
Great for beach vacations
5 out of 5
123 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, QLD
The price is $148 per night from Nov 25 to Nov 26
4.5/5Wonderful! (846 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, kids pool
Travelers say...

"Peppers is in a beautiful setting with a very relaxed atmosphere All the staff were helpful and polite A negative would be the number of stairs we had to climb to get to our room as I am in my mid seventies and my partner is eighty one I guess climbing was fine but then we had to get our luggage ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2020

Peppers Beach Club and Spa - Palm Cove
Coral Horizons
Great for beach vacations
3.5 out of 5
137 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, QLD
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4.5/5Wonderful! (74 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"Even though our most recently holiday was cut short due to CoVid 19 - we absolutely loved our accommodation at Coral Horizon's - there was everything we needed, it's in a superb location and we honestly can not wait to get back and finish our holiday! Management was extremely helpful with our situation ..."…"

Reviewed on Apr 8, 2020

Coral Horizons
Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort and Spa
Great for beach vacations
5 out of 5
5 Triton Street, Palm Cove, QLD
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The price is $135 per night from Dec 20 to Dec 21
4.5/5Wonderful! (692 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, kids pool
Travelers say...

"Beautiful room with decent size bathroom. Second pillow was a little flat but amazing soft blankets available. Restaurant at the resort is incredible and has amazing food. Amazing pools and bar which you can order from and enjoy cocktails by the pool."…"

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2020

Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort and Spa
The Reef House Palm Cove MGallery
Great for beach vacations
5 out of 5
99 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, QLD
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The price is $203 per night from Dec 15 to Dec 16
4.4/5Wonderful! (695 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, beach towels, outdoor pools
Travelers say...

"Close to the beach, friendly staff, two pools, and scheduled daily activities. I am not a Spa person but have family that would have made use of the Spa. The word 'complimentary' comes fast to my mind as there were many offerings from champagne in the room to sorbet by the adult only pool; daily ..."…"

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2020

The Reef House Palm Cove MGallery
Elysium Apartments
Great for beach vacations
4.5 out of 5
26 Veivers Road, Palm Cove, QLD
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4.4/5Wonderful! (134 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, outdoor pool
Nice apartment

"The property is located 5 min walk from the beach and esplanade. Nice, clean, and comfortable apartment. We had a great time."…"

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2019

Elysium Apartments
The Reef Retreat
Great for beach vacations
4 out of 5
10-14 Harpa Street, Palm Cove, QLD
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4.4/5Wonderful! (322 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"I love how the whole place is hidden among the trees. Our stay was wonderful. The facilities were clean and the whole place was quiet despite being very close to the beach."…"

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2020

The Reef Retreat
The Sebel Palm Cove Coral Coast
Great for beach vacations
4 out of 5
Coral Coast Drive, Palm Cove, QLD
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The price is $101 per night from Nov 24 to Nov 25
4.4/5Excellent! (144 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"It was a quiet and clean location - was able to relax and enjoy the area. Thank you"…"

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2020

The Sebel Palm Cove Coral Coast
Imagine Drift Palm Cove
Great for beach vacations
4 out of 5
Cnr Veivers Rd Williams Esp, Palm Cove, QLD
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The price is $86 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
4.3/5Excellent! (457 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, beach towels, kids pool
Travelers say...

"Pool area is fabulous and very well kept as are the appartments. The front desk staff could not be nicer or more helpful. Highly recommend this place."…"

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2020

Imagine Drift Palm Cove
Mantra Amphora
Great for beach vacations
4.5 out of 5
49-63 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, QLD
The price is $89 per night from Nov 25 to Nov 26
4.2/5Very Good! (727 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, kids pool
Travelers say...

"Wonderfil place to stay, rooms are large with full kitchens. Grest swimming pool and lounging areas"…"

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2020

Mantra Amphora
Sarayi Boutique Hotel
Great for beach vacations
4 out of 5
95 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, QLD
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The price is $98 per night from Nov 24 to Nov 25
4.1/5Very Good! (412 reviews)
Travelers like: on the beach, outdoor pool
Travelers say...

"So central to the beach and restaurants. Very clean and amazing staff"…"

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2019

Sarayi Boutique Hotel
Hotel Grand Chancellor Palm Cove
Great for beach vacations
4 out of 5
Coral Coast Drive, Palm Cove, QLD
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The price is $72 per night from Nov 25 to Nov 26
4.1/5Very Good! (687 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, kids pool, waterslide
Travelers say...

"Staff was extremely helpful. Beds were comfortable and pool area very nice."…"

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2020

Hotel Grand Chancellor Palm Cove
Mango Lagoon Resort & Wellness Spa
Great for beach vacations
3.5 out of 5
81 - 85 Cedar Road, Palm Cove, QLD
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The price is $110 per night from Dec 2 to Dec 3
4/5Very Good! (550 reviews)
Travelers like: close to beach, beach towels, outdoor pools
Travelers say...

"Great location, 3 pools and walking distance to everything"…"

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2020

Mango Lagoon Resort & Wellness Spa
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Beach Hotels in Palm Cove

Known for its stunning beaches and amazing swimming spots, Palm Cove has a lot to offer the traveler dreaming of a beach holiday. This family-friendly destination has 43 beach hotels and other accommodation options to choose from, so it's easy to find one that works for you.

As you search for a place to stay by the water in Palm Cove, consider selecting one of these top beach hotels with high ratings from Expedia travelers.

Hotel Grand Chancellor Palm Cove - 4-star golf hotel, 8-minute walk from Palm Cove Beach. It features 2 outdoor pools, a poolside bar, and a restaurant. Guests love the beach locale and overall value.

The Sebel Palm Cove Coral Coast - 4-star golf apartment near Palm Cove Beach. Our travelers recommend its beach locale and pool. This apartment boasts an outdoor pool, a sauna, and free parking.

Coral Horizons - 3.5-star apartment on the beach. It offers an outdoor pool, free parking, and in-room kitchens. Guest reviews highlight the good location and convenient parking.

The Reef Retreat - 4-star apartment on Palm Cove Beach. It features an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and free WiFi. Guests love the beach locale and pool.

Peppers Beach Club and Spa - Palm Cove - 5-star luxury resort on the beach. Our travelers recommend its beach locale and spacious rooms. This resort boasts 3 outdoor pools, a spa tub, and a poolside bar.

Planning Your Trip to Palm Cove

If weather is an important factor for your vacation, you can use these local temperature and rainfall averages to decide your travel dates.

  • Hottest months: January, December, February, and November, with an average temperature of 88°F
  • Coldest months: July, August, June, and September, with an average temperature of 63°F
  • Driest months: July, August, September, and October, with an average rainfall of 1.23 inches
  • Rainiest months: March, February, January, and April, with an average rainfall of 14.74 inches

Sightseeing in and Around Palm Cove

After arriving and settling in at your accommodation of choice, you might want to venture out and explore. If you're excited to scope out the beaches, spend a relaxing day by the water at Clifton Beach or Kewarra Beach. Experience the area's swimming and spas, and make time for local attractions like Palm Cove Beach and Great Barrier Reef. You can also pay a visit to Skyrail Rainforest Cableway or Mount Whitfield Conservation Park for more to see and do. Visitors also enjoy Palm Cove for its:
  • Coral reefs
  • Rainforest
  • Jungle tours

Getting Around Palm Cove

To get to Palm Cove, you can fly into Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.), the closest major airport, which is located 10.5 mi (16.9 km) from the city center. If you'd like to explore around the area, consider renting a car to take in more sights.

Frequently asked questions

What is Palm Cove like for travelers who love the beach?
Known for its stunning beaches and amazing swimming spots, Palm Cove has a lot to offer the traveler dreaming of a beach holiday.
What's the best hotel for a beach vacation in Palm Cove?
Mango Lagoon Resort & Wellness Spa is a top 3.5-star beach aparthotel offering 4 outdoor pools and a full-service spa, located within a short 13-minute walk of Palm Cove Beach. Other good choices to stay near the beach include Alamanda Palm Cove by Lancemore and Paradise on the Beach Resort - Palm Cove.
How many beach hotels can I expect to find in Palm Cove?
Choose from one of Expedia’s 27 hotels in Palm Cove for your beachside break.
When's the best time for a beach vacation in Palm Cove?
Plan your trip to the beach with a look at year-round temperatures in Palm Cove: The hottest months are usually January and December with an average temp of 81°F, while the coldest months are July and August with an average of 72°F. Average annual precipitation for Palm Cove is 4 inches.
What is there to see and do around Palm Cove?
After arriving and checking into your hotel, you’ll probably want to explore your surroundings. If you’re excited to scope out the beaches, spend a relaxing day by the water at Kewarra Beach or Trinity Beach. Discover the area’s swimming and rainforest, and make time for local attractions like Palm Cove Beach and Clifton Beach. You can also pay a visit to Kuranda National Park or Great Barrier Reef for more to see and do.

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