Coral Sea Resort

Facilities and Getting Here

Perched on the coastline overlooking the ocean, nestled between marina and town, lies Coral Sea Resort Hotel, your home for your time here in the Whitsundays.

Whilst you play in and explore the incredible region around you, and soak up the magical experiences, we will look after your stay with all care and attention.

The Coral Sea Marina Resort’s outstanding features and facilities are designed solely with your comfort in mind and to ensure your Whitsunday adventure is truly unforgettable, to enjoy every moment.

Getting Here

Coral Sea Marina Resort is happily located at the very heart of the Whitsundays’ mainland coastline, within Airlie Beach. You’ll feel a world away in this idyllic town, known as the gateway to the mainland, islands and reef, and yet it is incredibly accessible.

Whether by air, by land or by water, there are numerous hassle-free ways to journey to this incredible destination.

Airport Transfers

Whilst there are quite a few options to choose from at Whitsunday Coast airport itself, the Bus shuttle services are easily the most cost-friendly and hassle free.

Please note the following prices: (All Transfer Reservations will incur a $12.95 service fee)
• Option 1: Commercial Coaster Bus, Non-Direct/Non-Private (Will stop at other accommodation along the journey)
• $25 per adult one way or $42 return
• $13 per child one way or $21 return (3-12 years)
• Infants (0-2 years) are free of charge if they sit on your lap. Otherwise, the child rate applies.

• Option 2: Executive Transfer, Mercedes V Class (Direct/Private transfer)
• $169 per 1 or 2 adult/s one way or $329 per 1 or 2 adult/s return
• Group Rates Available

If arriving into Hamilton Island airport, you can also pre-book in advance your Cruise Whitsundays ferry transfer to Airlie Beach, pricing for this option from $60 per adult one way.

Getting Here by Air

There are two domestic airports located within the Whitsundays, both of which offer daily flights from many of Australia’s major cities.

Whitsunday Coast Airport (Proserpine | PPP)

Located just a short 30 minute drive inland from Airlie Beach on the mainland, Whitsunday Coast Airport offers daily direct services from Brisbane and connecting flights from other cities, as well as frequent direct flights to Sydney. There are numerous transport options to choose from upon your arrival, where airport buses and taxis meet every flight, plus car hire available from the airport.

Great Barrier Reef Airport (Hamilton Island | HTI)

Located on Hamilton Island, this airport welcomes direct daily services from Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Cairns. A scheduled ferry service meets every flight and transfers guests from Hamilton Island airport to Airlie Beach. Alternatively, private air transfers can be arranged via helicopter or light aircraft between the island and mainland.

Getting Here by Road

Coral Sea Marina Resort, Airlie Beach and the Whitsunday mainland coast is easily accessible by road. The Bruce Highway is the major road running along the Queensland coast linking it’s cities and towns. The township of Airlie Beach is just a short 20 minute drive off the Bruce Highway, at Proserpine, along Shute Harbour Road.

Proserpine is located 1120km north of Brisbane, 150km north of Mackay, or 630km south of Cairns. Therefore, many national bus/coach operators (such as Greyhound Australia and Premier Transport Group) daily pass through Airlie Beach on their journeys up and down the Australian coast.

Another, less common option, would be to hop on a Queensland Rail Service, such as the Spirit of Queensland, which links Proserpine to all the major destinations from Cairns to Brisbane and beyond. Similarly, transfer buses will greet every arriving train.

Getting Here by Sea

Whether travelling with our local ferry operators, Cruise Whitsundays, from Hamilton Island airport, visiting our town for the day on a Cruise Ship, or arriving on your own private vessel – Arriving by water can be the most magical introduction to our incredible backyard.

Yachties will find a warm welcome in our marina at Coral Sea Marina Resort. With extensive berths, comprehensive services, plus access to the fabulous facilities at both the marina, hotel, and beyond into Airlie Beach, the marina is the perfect place to act as your base throughout your Whitsundays’ adventure.

Restaurants and Dining

Whether it’s breakfast at a café, an afternoon drink in the sunshine with a view, take-away dinner or dining at an ocean front restaurant, the options are endless at Coral Sea Marina Resort.

With multiple dining and drinking options available to suit any meal and any taste, we are sure there is something to suit every guest.

Browse all of our Food and Drink options and make your choice.

The Rocks – Restaurant, Bar and Pool Club

The hotel restaurant, The Rocks, provides the perfect setting to sit back, relax, and watch the world go by.

Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, you can wander down to enjoy The Rocks at any time of the day.

The breath-taking views out over the pool, manicured lawn and out towards the marina and azure waters of the Coral Sea, make The Rocks the ideal place to wine, dine and relax during your stay.

25 Metre Swimming Pool

The large pool located right on the waterfront is the place to soak up the Whitsunday sunshine.

With plenty of relaxing poolside furniture, The Rocks adjacent for a refreshing beverage, and spectacular views out towards the Whitsunday Islands, the pool is the most tempting place to relax, play, refresh and rejuvenate. Float away to paradise and dive right in.

Children’s Wading Pool

Our dedicated children’s wading pool is the perfect place for your littles ones to enjoy themselves.

Put your mind at ease knowing they are safe and happy, whilst being conveniently located right next to the main pool so you can also dive in, have a splash, and enjoy your family time together.

Conference and Function Centre

If you are searching for simply picture-perfect backdrops for your next celebration or event, then the team at Coral Sea Events are here to bring your dream to life and specialize in creating experiences that provide a lifetime of treasurable memories.

With a multitude of venue options to choose from, whatever the event, we have the space! Each option boasts incredible views, amazing facilities and wonderful staff committed to making your event one to remember.

Don’t hesitate to get in touch with our dedicated team to find out more.

Private Jetty

The iconic Jetty at the hotel is a special place to spend a bit of quiet down-time, whilst immersing yourself in the beauty of your surroundings.

The jetty hovers over the crystal blue waters, where if you’re lucky you can spot our happy marine life playing in the shadows. Sit back in the comfortable lounges and relaxed furniture and enjoy the ocean breeze as you relax in the shade, or sunshine, depending on your preferences.

The jetty is also available for private dinners and functions, should you want to treat yourself to an extra special evening out under the stars.

Disabled Facilities

Our hotel has specific facilities designed with convenience and comfort in mind. We have wheelchair accessible rooms, please enquire with our Guest Services team and they will happily assist to ensure that your stay is easy and enjoyable.

24 Hour Reception

You’re knocked off and officially on Whitsunday time! Our reception is open 24 hours, to ensure we are here when you need us the most.


Blush Spa and Beauty Bar is spectacularly located overlooking our private jetty and ocean, on the ground floor next to the pool of the hotel.

This newly created spa provides a sensory experience away from the hustle and bustle of holiday life. Enjoy a range of spa treatments and indulge yourself in pure relaxation. Click HERE to browse the tempting treatment options available.

Bookings can be made online HERE , or please contact the Spa directly on 07 4964 1388 |

Luggage Storage

Should you arrive a little early before check-in, or should you want to make the most of your last day in the Whitsundays and explore before departing properly, we have a dedicated space available to store your luggage safely and securely, giving you peace of mind and space to continue the explorations and let the adventure last.

Free and Accessible Parking on site

Should you be driving to paradise, then we have limited parking on site for the duration of your stay, completely free of charge. As there are a number of limited car parks available to guests, these are allocated on a first come first served basis.

Park up and switch to holiday-mode, and enjoy all the convenience of being able to pop back to your car any time you need so you can explore the region with ease…

Tesla Vehicle Charging Station

As one of only two locations in Airlie Beach where you can charge your Tesla vehicle, the hotel at Coral Sea Resort are forever trying to find new ways to make your stay even more stress-free and convenient.

Feel free to enquire with our friendly Guest Services team for usage.

Babysitting and Child Services

We understand that sometimes parents deserve to treat themselves to a little down-time whilst on their holiday to the Whitsundays. With this in mind, our Guest Services team can happily arrange a babysitting service for any time during your stay – Head out to dinner for the evening, or out on a tour for a few hours to see the beauties of the Whitsundays, and know that your little ones are in the very best of hands.

Contact our Guest Services team for more information and to enquire into additional pricing for this service.

Multiple Wedding Venues

It’s life greatest adventure, and it can begin right here at Coral Sea Marina Resort.

Our team at Coral Sea Weddings & Events are here to bring your dreams to life and assist you in creating a lifetime of memories to cherish.

With multiple venues within the marina resort village to choose from, from our private jetty to our contemporary function room – All venues come with a stunning backdrop of the marina, bright blue waters and the tropical Whitsunday coastline.

Get in touch our dedicated team to start your journey towards Happily Ever After.