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Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Anthony and Andre were tremendous hosts during our stay. They went above and beyond to make us feel welcome. We really enjoyed the beautiful breakfast and lying by the pool whilst taking in the amazing view. We are already planning our next stay at the Mai Tai and will definitely be recommending this beautiful resort to our family and friends!

2Thank Stephanie H
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 November 2016

The resort modelled on Bali type design and the hosts were more than helpful booking and reserving must see locations for us such as the Barrier Reef. Breakfast only is served but location is only a short distance from available supermarket and restaurants. Location is on the side of a mountain and is very peaceful, We certainly would stay there...

1Thank Walt B
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Our 5 night stay was just perfect. Anthony and Andre with their beautiful family (Leon, Cleo, Eros, Rebel, Crystal and Prince) made us feel so warm and homely. Each morning their special care and good chats at breakfast time made us feel so special. They have extensive knowledge about Port Douglas and Cairns. Anthony and Andre gave us a lot...

1Thank Hoai N
Mackay, Australia
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Our 3 night stay was perfect in every way. Anthony and Andre made us so welcome in their heavenly resort, the furnishings are luxurious, the bed so comfortable and waking up to a spectacular view of the rainforest covered mountains made us feel we were really in a very special place. The breakfasts were delicious and healthy and Anthony and...

1Thank SandKS86
Reviewed 13 October 2016

WE really enjoyed our stay here for 2 main reasons: 1) Our hosts. They were lovely - friendly, helpful and very knowledgeable about the area. They organised all our tours to the rainforest and reef as well as giving us great advice on our self drive through the tablelands to Cairns. They also recommended a few "local" restaurants which were...

3Thank TEEJAY08
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Wow what an amazing place. Its just the most amazing place we have stayed at as the view from up the rainforest is amazing. The rooms were just so beautiful. The service we received from the owners Anthony and Andre were just so professional and friendly. The breakfast prepared was just delicious. We will definitely be back and we will...

1Thank Sei S
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Without a doubt one of the most beautiful places to stay high in the mountains close to Port Douglas (15 min drive), with two great hosts, Anthony and Andre (laid-back, friendly, funny and helpful). Upon arrival we were warmly welcomed by Andre with a glass of ice cold water, Leon (the sweetest Burmese mountain dog) along with a handful of...

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Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful mountain views. Choose North facing rooms. Room layouts catered for a peaceful relaxed stay. Anthony and Andre are great hosts who provide extensive local knowledge and suggestions depending on your travel style. Authentic Asian themed decor creates a relaxed ambience. Situated well, between Port Douglas and the Daintree. Local shops and restaurants at Mossman provide all you can want....

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Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Thank you Andre and Anthony we really enjoyed our stay. Hidden gem with spectacular views, in a very welcoming setting. Loved listening to the kookaburras while using the huge outdoor shower. Rooms very private, loved the outdoor daybed in our garden. Breakfast was especially nice watching sunbirds building there nests while butterflies fluttered by. Soooooo relaxing. Certainly recommend Joanne and...

1Thank Tripljd
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Wonderful relaxing stay with excellent hosts, views and accommodation. Perfectly maintained gardens with a bali flavour where ever you look. Hard to find a better spot. Andre and Anthony were very welcoming and relaxed and breakfast was superb. Highly enjoyable tours included in a package.

1Thank Janyce H

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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 Road | Cassowary, Port Douglas, Queensland 4873, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Port Douglas
Price Range: RM507 - RM1,062 (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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#2 Luxury Hotel in Port Douglas
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“All rooms appeared very similar.”
 of 5 bubbles JerroldT, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We prefer the Orchid Suite, with its awesome private outdoor shower and courtyard”
 of 5 bubbles Neil_and_Vicki_2013, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Orchid room is perfect with private out-door tropical shower”
 of 5 bubbles hoain462, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the Orchid room which was delightful, with outdoor shower and wonderful views.”
 of 5 bubbles SandKS86, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you want a view of the forest there are 2 rooms on the side facing the mountains plus the high end luxury villa as accommodation.”
 of 5 bubbles figan2016, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
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