Holiday apartments provide a home away from home. Fully equipped they come with all you need for a long or short stay. Standard features include cooking facilities and all modern conveniences such as television, DVD, and internet access. Luxury apartments additionally may include features such as a European-style gourmet kitchen with all modern appliances, generous wardrobe space, full-sized washing machine and dryer, ensuite bathroom with oversized bath.
The benefits of booking a holiday apartment include more space and privacy, convenience when travelling with a family, and the savings associated with dining in rather than dining out. Apartments are ideally suited to families, groups, the corporate traveller and for longer stays.
Dual Key Apartments
Dual key apartments have become increasingly popular with modern holiday accommodation developments in the Far North. They comprise of a hotel room/studio room and a one bedroom apartment that can be adjoined. A single front door opens into a foyer area, where you will find two seperate entries to the rooms. When the single front door is closed, the hotel/studio room and one bedroom doors can be fixed open to form a two bedroom apartment that you can walk freely between. The apartment side has full kitchen facilities and lounge area, whereas the hotel room has all your standard hotel features. The bonus of having two bathrooms makes it very handy for families.
Servicing + Bedding Options
Housekeeping is usually less frequent in holiday apartments than hotels, everything is supplied in your apartment such as dishwashing and laundry facilities so you can live completely self contained, and so that you can enjoy peace and privacy without any interrpution. Most holiday apartments offer servicing every 3 days or provide a mid-stay clean for extended stays. Extra servicing can be arranged at an additional cost.
One Bedroom Apartments can sleep up to 3 people. Bedding is usually a Queen or King, that can be split into two singles, and an extra bed can be provided at an additional cost per night. Two Bedroom Apartments generally sleep up to 5 people, usually set up for families with a Queen Bed and two Singles, additional bedding can be suppied at an extra cost. Three Bedroom Apartments can usually sleep up to 7 people with a variety of bedding options to suit, this is ideal for families and groups of friends. Please advise the number of people who will be staying and what bedding is required, so that the correct bedding configuration can be set up for your arrival.
Standard holiday apartment facilities include a pool and bbq area, in addition you may also find facilities such as a gym & sauna, tennis courts, day spa, internet room, book, games & dvd library. Because of the availability of kitchen facilities within the apartments, you will find that extra facilities such as restaurants and bars are not a general feature of holiday apartments, however these services are usually available nearby. Apartments that do feature an on-site restaurant include Bay Village, the Cairns Queenslander and Mantra Esplanade.
Holiday apartments are ever popular in Cairns, with many options to choose from based on budget and preferred location. Some of our favourites include Bay Village and the Cairns Queenslander in Cairns City or Sea Change and the Blue Lagoon Apartments at Trinity Beach.
Bay Village features Studio, One, Two & Three Bedroom Apartments. Situated within an easy 2 minute walk to the Cairns Esplanade and 20 minutes from the main CBD, Bay Village boasts a la carte dining at Baytree Restaurant, a free form swimming pool, poolside cocktail bar, guest laundry and tropical gardens. The Cairns Queenslander provides affordable accommodation for one to six adults, perfect for families. Featuring 2 swimming pools and a restaurant on-site, the Cairns Queenslander makes for a pleasurable tropical holiday.
Sea Change are luxury 5 star holiday apartments situated beachfront at beautiful Trinity Beach. Gourmet, spacious apartments provide everything you need for a home away from home. The property boasts beach views from every apartment, an award winning swimming pool and huge roof decks and balconies. Blue Lagoon at Trinity Beach offers a variety of apartments to suit couples, families and groups of friends. The Three Bedroom Apartment is a dual key style comprising of a Studio Room and Two Bedroom Apartment interconnecting. They can comfortably sleep up to six people, and with two bathrooms ensures everybody has heaps of space.