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Mai Tai Resort

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

To be honest I wish I had found this retreat months ago. It is just stunning. Decor is well amazing. The hosts are perfect and full of local knowledge. Real coffee even in your room. Perfect in every way. The breakfast is better than flying first class. Everything is just done to the highest level. For a de-stress break it...

Thank Mark F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mai Tai resort is one of those places you recommend to all your friends. Located on the side of the mountain it has a superb view and you can enjoy the breathtaking scenery every breakfast. The resort is private, very small, and ideal for small groups, couples or singles.We had a look at the villa as well and that looked...

Thank Anna K
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had 7 days here just after Christmas in the executive villa. The Villa sits above the main B&B and is as isolated as you choose to make it sitting on a ridge in the forest. It is an exquisite retreat overlooking the Daintree mountains, Mossman and the sea towards Cape Tribulation. Fully self catering if you wish, but with...

Thank David R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Mai Tai Resort has climbed to the top of my memorable hotel list. The hotel is a jewel box of a place, every corner has something gorgeous to discover. The entire place was spotlessly clean, tastefully decorated and very relaxing. We had a room with an outdoor shower and that was a special treat. Anthony and Andre are wonderful...

1Thank marygott
New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Mai Tai over Christmas (2016) during our first-ever visit to Australia. We seek out naturist places whenever we can given our aversion to swimsuits, and Mai Tai advertised a clothing-optional veranda and pool. Had it not been for that, we would have never found this charming little inn. Anthony and André are fantastic hosts, and were especially...

1Thank PDCE-85
Townsville, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is as close to Heaven as you are going to get (with all the mod cons of course). My Husband & I needed a peaceful, relaxing break and with Mai Tai, we hit the jackpot. We stayed in the executive Villa. Because it's a little higher than the rest of the resort and on it's own, it was so...

1Thank 6mimi4
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

This is the first TripAdvisor review I've written in the past 6 years. I've chosen to break my "silence" because this resort has been even better that we imagined. Mai Tai is the perfect location to explore the Great Barrier Reef, channel our inner foodie at Port Douglas, Mossman, and Daintree, and hike the rainforest. The intimate resort is perched...

1Thank Ray M
Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

The boutique accomodation suited our needs perfectly. Spectacular views, peaceful, relaxing and very intimate. Located in easy reach of Port Douglas & The Daintree Rain Forest. Anthony & Andre were very helpful, friendly and welcoming. Fresh fruit and croissants were served daily for breakfast along with limitless toast and cereals. Would definitely recommend this place for some much needed rest...

1Thank Kings36
Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 26 January 2017

We stayed at Mai Tai for part of our honeymoon in 2015. We did not get to meet the owners as they were away at the time but we were looked after by a wonderful friend of theirs who was minding the resort (Peter? David?). We loved the feel of the accommodation, the furnishings, the seclusion (we were well aware...

2Thank sweetpaws
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Just returned from second holiday at Mai Tai Resort 2 bedroom villa. Again it was superb. Views are gorgeous - privacy assured - facilities and amenities are first class. The bird life and their chorus in the morning is beautiful (but if you want quiet that's ok too). A very serene and peaceful place to stay. The Hosts are wonderful,...

2Thank Patricia L

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mai Tai is a small adults only boutique Resort / Retreat set in the Port Douglas Hinterlands just 10 minutes North from the Port Douglas entrance. - With only 6 rooms - 2 Superior Rooms / 2 Deluxe Rooms and One 2 bedroom Executive Villa it's sure to guarantee you privacy and excellent service. Mai Tai commands some of the most spectacular views within the region across the Rainforest towards Thornton's Peak and the Coral Coast. With our high altitude you can always be guaranteed of peaceful days and cool breezes. Mai Tai is the perfect location away from the hustle and bustle of big cities, traffic and people offering a stress free environment and total relaxation. Mai Tai is within easy reach of beautiful beaches, fine dining, shopping and all local tours and attractions the region has to offer. This exclusive retreat caters for a maximum of only 12 discerning guests at any one time. Consisting of four romantic Balinese influenced rooms (2 Superior / 2 Deluxe), which have been carefully designed with hand carved furnishings and fittings from around Asia. Plus our Exclusive 2 bedroom Executive Villa set high above the Mai Tai Resort - Hidden amongst the Rainforest with it's own private plunge pool. Escape to Paradise and discover our hidden treasure, amidst the mountains, with cool sea breeze while relaxing around the saltwater pool. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mai Tai Resort

Address: 292 Mossman-Mt Molloy Rd | Cassowary, Port Douglas, Queensland 4873, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Port Douglas
Price Range: RM512 - RM1,559 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Mai Tai Resort 4.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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Also Known As:
Mai Tai Hotel Port Douglas
Mai Tai Port Douglas
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Port Douglas
#2 Luxury Hotel in Port Douglas
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“Executive Villa is ideal for two to four people. A broad verandah with great view means it doesn't matter if it rains sit back and enjoy.”
C8741EOdavidr, 9 May 2017 | Read review
“Get one with an outdoor shower. (Actually - that may be in all rooms.) Nice.”
PDCE-85, 6 May 2017 | Read review
“All rooms appeared very similar.”
JerroldT, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We prefer the Orchid Suite, with its awesome private outdoor shower and courtyard”
Neil_and_Vicki_2013, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Orchid room is perfect with private out-door tropical shower”
hoain462, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
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