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Palm Cove Venues

Palm Cove is one of the most breathtaking beachfront locations in the world. Yet it is just a 30 minute drive north from Cairns International Airport, the central business district, and major shopping complexes. It has a village like atmosphere, but elegance too. A place of unspoiled natural beauty, it sits like a jewel on the turquoise Coral Sea – facing the Great Barrier Reef, and with the mystical World Heritage Tropical Rainforests of Australia as its backdrop. Clean, unpolluted, this is a friendly, welcoming tropical paradise that will both inspire and reward.

There’s the superb Alamanda Resort and Spa, and the truly luxurious Reef House & Spa. Both offer 60+ rooms and suites.

The 'Spa Capital of Australia', Palm Cove, is just a short 20 minute drive from Cairns and now offers what we have all been waiting for - a plethora of internationally recognised wellbeing spas. There are 6 beautiful spa facilities offering amazing and diverse treatments with another spa to be opened in the next 12 months. All within the 2km strip that is spa heaven on earth. Where once a treatment was considered a luxury, we now add the obligatory spa treatment or two to the list of 'must-dos'.

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Reef House Resort and Spa 

The Reef House and Spa Palm Cove is perfect for the small conference and incentive group. The well-appointed Melaleuca conference room can cater for up to 25 people boardroom style in a spacious area. The room can seat up to 45 delegates theatre style. Private dinners can also be arranged in this quiet location; up to 40 guests can enjoy a secluded banquet style dinner.

As there is only ever one conference on the property your group will have exclusive access to the many different breakout areas. These include a tropical garden terrace, a courtyard and the relaxing Poolside Cafe.

The conference room is fully equipped with two telephone and modem/fax lines, TV/DVD/stereo, whiteboard, etc. Other equipment can be arranged on request. Clients who use the conference room find it refreshingly different to other hotels. The room has an open feel and is bathed in natural light with a small courtyard area.

The Reef House and Spa Palm Cove has the adaptability to prepare a large range of meals for conferences, from simple sandwiches for working lunches and a break by the poolside to lavish banquets in the award winning Reef House Restaurant. Whatever you choose you can rest assured delegates will walk away more than satisfied.

Sebel Reef House and Spa Palm Cove Conference Room Floor Plan

The Reef House Resort and Spa offers the perfect small meeting retreat. The intimate casual surrounds and breakout space is available for your exclusive use.

Peppers Beach Club and Spa

Peppers Beach Club and Spa is situated beachfront in Palm Cove only 25 minutes away from the Cairns International Airport and 30 minutes from Cairns Central Business District (CBD). Peppers Beach Club and Spa is a five-star luxury resort that features elegant suites, spa rooms, one bedroom suites and exceptional two bedroom penthouse suites with rooftop courtyards featuring private pools and Jacuzzis.

The world-class facilities at Peppers Beach Club and Spa include two beach style lagoon swimming pools with swim up bars, a formal salt-water pool, a tennis court, gymnasium, two award winning restaurants and the internationally acclaimed Day Spa.  The resort's signature restaurant is Lime & Pepper offering a true taste of the tropics in a beach side location.

The conference facilities at Peppers Beach Club and Spa are wonderfully complimented by the palm fringed beach and tropical ambiance all around.

One large meeting room that can hold 130 delegates can also be separated into two smaller meeting rooms, the Coral and Rainforest Room, holding 60 and 50 people retrospectively. The outdoor garden terrace works with the natural environment to provide a refreshing and inspirational outdoor area for meetings or functions; cocktail parties of up to 150 can be accommodated for.

The rainforest and coral rooms are conveniently air-conditioned, and also make use of the natural light that flows through the large glass windows. White boards, flipcharts and over head projectors are supplied and additional equipment can be arranged through your professional conference coordinator.

Other business facilities on the property available to guests include: Internet, computers, photocopiers, fax machines and secretarial services that include word-processing.

Themed events can be arranged at one of the two fine restaurants or courtyard gardens; some past themes include Beachside Oasis, Silver Service Affair and Oriental Extravaganza.

The natural environment that has blessed Palm Cove effortlessly promotes team building, and business delegates can enjoy fun-filled bonding experiences while snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef, thundering down rapid rivers while white-water rafting, being pampered at Pepper's Beach Club's Day Spa or experiencing the adrenaline rush of catching your first marlin on fishing charters of the Great Barrier Reef.

Room Area Height U-Shape Classroom Theatre Banquet Cocktails
Coral & Rainforest Room 150sqm 3.3m 52 100 130 110 150
Coral Room 70sqm 3.3m 25 45 60 10 70
Rainforest Room 70sqm 3.3m 25 45 50 60 70

Alamanda Resort and Spa 

For a small intimate beachside conference or function Alamanda Resort and Spa is an ideal venue. This resort is the only one in Palm Cove that is situated right on the glorious beach providing endless theme and beach set-up options for your tropical function or conference. Conferences of up to 60 people can be accommodated for in theatre-style conference room where the large windows allow for natural light and cool sea breezes. Alternatively for smaller gatherings, the executive board room can hold 18 delegates around a beautiful timber table with leather seats, in a more personalised and discrete environment.

Standard audio-visual equipment such as overhead projector and screen, white board and microphones are available for hire and additional equipment can be arranged by your professional conference coordinator. Both meeting and conference rooms are fully air-conditioned providing a cool and comfortable climate for delegates to learn and inspire. Corporate packages starting at $55.00 a day include a working lunch, morning and afternoon tea, mints and pens and paper. Lunch can be served beachfront and tea can be enjoyed in the resorts beautiful lobby lounge.

NuNu Restaurant at the Alamanda, creates a wonderful alfresco environment for cocktails parties, lunches, dinners and functions of up to 70 people. Showcasing the finest local produce and some of the best Coral Sea views in Palm Cove, functions are guaranteed to be memorable.

The Alamanda Resort Spa is a wonderful way to spoil delegates and offers some unique and innovative treatments using natural ingredients like native flowers, fruits and herbs and spices to transport you into a state of tranquillity. Massages, facials, body scrubs and dual treatments can be enjoyed in the luxurious treatment room which overlooks the Great Barrier Reef.

Conference Room
Boardroom style 24 persons
Classroom style 30 persons
Theatre style 60 persons
U-shape 25 persons
Hollow square 30 persons
Board Room
18 persons           

Alamanda Resort and Spa has 67 luxurious suites that are lavishly decorated with Thai Silk drapes, floor to ceiling glass doors and windows, high ceilings and modern furnishings. The resort has three glorious swimming pools and unlimited beach front access 

Hotel Grand Chancellor - Conference Centre

Palm Cove Conference Center is set amongst 100 acres of flourishing tropical gardens boasting expansive mountain views and is only a mere 5 minute walk to the sandy beach of Palm Cove. The idyllic tropical setting creates an atmosphere of relaxation and reflection and encourages the effortless assimilation of business and pleasure. Located only 25 minutes from Cairns International airport and directly in between Cairns and Port Douglas, Palm Cove Conference and Function Center provides a doable and convenient option for a beachside conference or function in Tropical Far North Queensland.

Palm Cove Conference and Function Center is located at the popular Hotel Grand Chancellor Palm Cove. This newly renovated resort which has just received a 2 million dollar make-over boasts new bedding, furniture, floor-coverings, kitchenettes and painting and has all facilities and amenities you would expect in a world-class four star resort. Guests staying at the Hotel Grand Chancellor will enjoy the resorts 245 rooms and suites, seven swimming pools, 2 restaurants and bar, tennis and squash courts, gym, sauna and 9-hole golf course. All nestled amongst a tropical atmosphere there is plenty to see and do while taking a business holiday in Palm Cove.

Palm Cove Conference and Function Center is the leading conference venue in Palm Cove with the largest meeting room holding up to 500 people with a theatre style set up. There are 12 room and room combinations available creating many possibilities for conferences, functions and meetings of all sizes. Cocktail parties of up to 600 people can be catered for and alternatively more intimate functions for smaller groups can be arranged.

Announced the winner of the Tropical Tourism North Queensland's, " Meeting Industry and Catering Award," in 2003 the Palm Cove Conference and Function Center has gained much appeal and has recently undergone a soft refurbishment implementing a new a state of the art AV system, wireless network facilities, new carpets, painting and soft furnishings. There is also a new permanent marquee on site offering an outdoor function area to accommodate 500 people.

The Palm Cove Conference and Function Center offers a wide variety of themed option with innovative and creative ideas to make your tropical conference exceptional and compelling; entertainment can also be arranged. Team building activities and tours can also be organised, some popular team building exercises include the beach Olympics, sand castle building and extreme white water rafting.

The Palm Cove Conference Centre is a fully equipped meeting facility, which can cater for functions of up to 500 delegates and guests.

Room Name Area m² Theatre Banquet Cocktail U-Shape Cabaret Classroom
Arlington 126 150 80 180 40 48 90
Arlington & Aisle - 200 120 230 55 72 110
Thetford 114 100 70 130 30 42 60
Thetford & Aisle - 150 80 180 50 48 80
Hastings 77 100 50 130 30 30 56
Flinders 93 100 50 130 30 30 70
Outer Reef 304 300 250 330 65 150 180
Inner Reef 170 200 130 230 62 78 136
Coral Reef 474 500 400 240 - 240 320
Terrace - - 120 200 - - -
Barramundi Room - - 140 200 - - -
Barramundi Meeting Room - 120 80 - - - 70

Door Heights and Widths

Door Height Width
Entrance to Lobby 2.4m 1.6m

Ceiling Heights

Ceiling Height
Outer Reef 2.4m to 4.2m in centre
Inner Reef 3.0m     

Double Island

This private island resort is the epitome of tropical isolation and luxury. Situated just off the coast of Palm Cove amongst the Coral Seas of the Great Barrier Reef, Double Island offers a truly unique conference experience. This 19 hectare island is available on a whole-island basis meaning that only one group at a time can occupy the island making it a truly extravagant incentive, function or conference destination. The accommodation on the island sleeps a maximum of 20 people and the largest meeting room can hold 60 people.

The resorts games room can be transformed into an ideal conference room to hold 40 delegates at a time. The cinema room which can seat a further 20 people is well suited for audiovisual presentations and the resorts library is ideal for smaller groups. The resorts restaurant with a full gourmet restaurant kitchen has high pitched ceilings and open planning dining creating a fabulous location for a cocktail party, lunch or dinner. Themes and decorations can be arranged to suite any idea or taste by the creative and extravagant conference coordinating team.

Catering, extra equipment and team building tours can be easily arranged by your professional conference coordinator.

The accommodation at Double Island consists of ten one bedroom garden view rooms and ten one bedroom apartments. Each room-style is well-appointed, spacious and comfortable and garden rooms and apartments can be joined to create a two bedroom suite. Apartment rooms have self-contained kitchens, private plunge pools or outdoor spas and a luxurious open planned lounge and dining area. Garden view rooms feature glorious marble bathrooms and lovely private balconies.

For a perfect combination of business and pleasure guests staying on Double Island have unlimited access to the resorts immaculate facilities. There is a 25 meter heated outdoor swimming pool and invigorating spa, a games room that features a library, computer and internet, an indoor cinema with a 52 inch plasma screen TV with sound system, a pool table and table tennis and a computer game station; there is also an outdoor moonlight cinema. While staying on Double Island guests can work-out at the beachside air-conditioned gymnasium, explore the several walking tracks or play in the water with catamarans, canoes, windsurfers, and kayaks.

It is a 10 minute boat trip to Double Island and boat charters can be arranged by your conference coordinator.

Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort & Spa

Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort is your temple for relaxation. Located beachfront on the southern end of Palm Cove, this world class luxury 5 star resort offers delegates a tranquil escape. This resort was designed to provide the utmost privacy and tranquility. Choose from an amazing selection of 126 Asian-inspired, beautifully detailed studio rooms or apartments and villas with the option of luxurious swimouts, private plunge pool and rooftop terraces. Drift into bliss at the Vie Day Spa or enjoy a cocktail overlooking the central lagoon pool before sunset walk on the Palm Cove beachfront. Pullman Sea Temple Resort & Spa is the serenity you've been looking for in a paradise you'll love.

Positioned beachfront in desirable Palm Cove, this world-class resort is set in the exotic surrounds of this prestigious, tropical destination and only a few minutes walk from top restaurants of the region. Located only 25 minutes north of Cairns International Airport and with many tour activities available from the doorstep.

Experience the delights of meeting in a prestigious, tropical paradise. The Pullman Sea Temple Resort & Spa Palm caters for conferences, meetings, seminars and fabulous occasions from 12 guests in the boardroom to 135 delegates theatre-style. Choose from 3 elegant, variable space meeting areas, all with natural light and complemented by a vast array of fantastic pre and post meeting activities for delegates and partners. Celebrate the most romantic wedding of a lifetime while totally indulging your guests.

Room Cocktail Dining Boardroom U-Shape Classroom Theatre
Temple 200 100 48 45 84 135
Temple I 80 60 40 30 45 90
Temple II 80 60 40 30 45 80
Lagoon Boardroom 12

The Sea Temple's professional and dedicated banquet team will attend to each and every detail of your superb celebration or meeting. 

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