Whether you arrive by swish white yacht, or make your entrance by seaplane – or a helicopter for that matter – you cannot fail to be enchanted by the aptly named One&Only Hayman Island. It’s a hotel with its own sense of style and unassuming refinement.

But the real reason you specified Hayman Island for your luxury, tailor-made holiday to Australia is the fact that the hotel gives you unrivalled access to one of the world’s wonders; the Great Barrier Reef. You will be staying at the northern tip of the Whitsunday Archipelago, on the closest island to the fabulous Outer Reef that includes spectacular Heart Reef. The perfect place for discovering an unimaginably beautiful undersea world, populated by colourful corals and a vast diversity of marine life.

One&Only Hayman Island, at a glance

  • King-size tented beds
  • Designer marbled en suite bathrooms
  • Floor-to-ceiling, opening picture windows leading to private balconies
  • Extraordinary views over Hayman Beach, the Coral Sea or idyllic Lily Lagoon
  • Suites have double balconies and separate dressing rooms, lounges and dining areas
  • Cool, crisp interior design throughout
  • Choice of no less than four superb restaurants and two bars, plus Chef’s Table dining beneath the stars

For leisure and pleasure

  • Arrive by luxury yacht
  • Private hire helicopter tours and seaplane transfers and tours of the reef
  • Diving, snorkelling and fishing excursions on the reef
  • Large swimming pool and sun decks
  • Fitness centre and spa with signature treatments and Ocean Dreaming massage
  • Hiking and bush walks
  • Tennis, squash and basketball
  • Heli-golf on a 18 hole golf course at nearby Dent Island
  • Family facilities and clubs
  • Absolutely outstanding. This was the best holiday we have ever had.

    SF, Mexico, 2013


  • 24/7 emergency contact
  • Established for 25 years
  • ATOL, ABTA, IATA protected


  • First-hand experience to every destination
  • Only the best guides and local partners used
  • All holidays designed to suit individual needs


  • 70% repeat and referral business
  • Support local charities world-wide
  • Access to senior directors 24/7