Thala Beach Nature Reserve

Thala Beach Nature Reserve is a deluxe family-owned eco and wildlife retreat located conveniently between Port Douglas and Cairns, in Tropical North Queensland. Overlooking the Coral Sea, Thala’s 83 deluxe eco-designed bungalows are set amongst 58ha of lush native beachfront forest.

Positioned atop a forested headland, tranquil Thala is all about unwinding and relaxing. Soak up Thala’s natural tropical beauty at this private paradise. It’s the ideal base for exploring the UNESCO World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest as all key day tour and day cruise operators pick up and drop off at Thala’s reception.

Thala has proudly achieved Advanced eco-certification through sustainable practices and environmental sensitivity. Deluxe timber eco-designed bungalows are built high on stilts within the forest canopy providing a private and unobtrusive approach to nature. All bungalows enjoy ocean, mountain or forest views. Guests enjoy complimentary guided walks and talks with knowledgeable on-site Rangers or explore independently via Thala’s network of forest trails. Osprey’s Restaurant offers panoramic vistas across the sparkling Coral Sea and the forest cladded coastal ranges, where guests dine among the birds while enjoying modern Australian cuisine with friendly service. Magical moments are created at Thala Beach Nature Reserve.