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Reef House Boutique Resort & Spa

Distinctly different to other hotels, The Sebel Reef House & Spa is a luxurious boutique resort positioned in the heart of Palm Cove with a stunning beachfront location.

Nestled among tranquil tropical gardens and vibrant flora, The Sebel Reef House & Spa was designed to capture the romance of the tropics and the colonial splendor of a bygone era Majestic rainforest clad mountains make a stunning backdrop to the three pristine pools, two spas and cascading waterfall. Accommodation includes a variety of spacious rooms and suites, with all having king size beds romantically draped in light netting. All rooms feature a private veranda or patio, some having spas.

The multi-award winning Reef House Restaurant is set on a large covered wooden deck beneath magnificent towering paperbarks, enjoying unsurpassed ocean views and gentle sea breezes - exquisite beachside dining!
The award winning purpose-built health spa, The Reef House Spa, offers a luxurious range of treatments designed to cleanse the body, clear the mind and soothe the soul.

Warm, personalized, unobtrusive service is their specialty, with every guest enjoying VIP treatment from the moment they arrive at this perfect retreat - The Sebel Reef House & Spa.
Reef House Boutique Resort & Spa
Reef House Boutique Resort & Spa
Reef House Boutique Resort & Spa
Reef House Boutique Resort & Spa
Reef House Boutique Resort & Spa
Reef House Boutique Resort & Spa
Reef House Boutique Resort & Spa
Reef House Boutique Resort & Spa
Reef House Boutique Resort & Spa
Reef House Boutique Resort & Spa
Reef House Boutique Resort & Spa
Reef House Boutique Resort & Spa

Room Information

69 spacious, luxuriously appointed guestrooms and suites at The Sebel Reef House & Spa with an indoor-outdoor living feel, offering an experience, not just a room. All rooms feature their own private balcony or patio, King size beds draped in light muslin netting, hand crafted artifacts, teak furniture, white wash walls, and some feature a private outdoor Jacuzzi.

The guestroom facilities include a television and DVD player, CD player/radio, In room honour bar, individually controlled air conditioning, In room safe, STD/ISD telephones, tea and coffee making facilities, alarm clock radio, bathrobes and hairdryer, and iron and ironing board.

Brigadier Rooms
Elegantly designed to capture the charm of the original Brigadier's house, these studio-style rooms feature a balcony or terrace with a swinging double lounge. Tea/coffee making facilities, coffee plunger & refrigerator are located inside, and the bathroom has a shower only (all other room types have shower & bath). These rooms overlook pristine pools and tropical gardens.

Verandah Rooms
Opening onto a wide verandah, these rooms capture the stylish elegance of tropical living. They are also studio-style (although more spacious than the Brigadier rooms) and are designed for indoor/outdoor living. They feature a large covered verandah with a variety of wooden furniture, and tea/coffee making facilities, coffee plunger and refrigerator. These rooms overlook pristine pools and tropical gardens.

Verandah Spa Rooms

Perfect for honeymooners or a romantic escape, these spacious rooms are similar to the Verandah Rooms, with the luxurious addition of a private double spa bath on the Verandah. These rooms overlook pristine pools and tropical gardens.

Things To Do


The Sebel Reef House and Spa creates 'The Reef House Experience', and food & dining and relaxing with a beverage is an integral part of this experience.

Reef House Restaurant: Set on a large covered wooden deck overlooking a palm lined esplanade and white sandy beach, our signature restaurant enjoys unsurpassed ocean views and gentle sea breezes.

This superb setting alone would be reason enough to visit, however the cuisine created by Executive Chef Philip Mitchell stands out as a highlight of the "Reef House experience".

Philip's inspired menu dispels the common notion that hotels cannot maintain innovative, quality cuisine. In true boutique style, Philip sources produce from local waters and the Atherton Tablelands, making regular trips to nearby markets to hand-pick the freshest ingredients.
Focusing on this prime local produce, the menu has an eclectic feel with Mediterranean, Asian and traditional influences blending to create a truly unique modern Australian cuisine. Careful preparation of the individual ingredients and simple execution in their combination is the key to Philip Mitchell's creations, reflecting the very best the region has to offer.
Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Reef House Restaurant is a popular up market venue for intimate gatherings of all sizes and attracts a diverse range of discerning clientele from around the world. The experienced service team provides attentive yet unobtrusive assistance, with astute recommendations at the ready if required.

The Poolside Cafe: Situated alongside a pristine blue pool and cascading waterfall this is a lovely sheltered area which is surrounded by lush tropical gardens. Open daily for lunch.

The Brigadier's Bar: Make yourself at home - help yourself to this fully stocked bar which operates on a unique honesty system. The bar is a relaxing, semi-outdoor area with comfy couches, wooden outdoor furniture, a collection of artifacts from the Brigadier's travels, and a comprehensive selection of newspapers, games and magazines.


Palm Cove Village - where the rainforest meets the sea; where the white sands beckon and the palm trees sway in the tropical breeze; where the everyday ends and the extraordinary begins.

Just twenty minutes north of Cairns International Airport, cosmopolitan Palm Cove Village is ideally located for exploring the magical attractions of Tropical North Queensland.

Set sail for the colorful coral gardens of the Great Barrier Reef directly from Palm Cove jetty. Take a journey through the ancient rainforests of the Daintree and Cape Tribulation or head for the hills and the natural wonders of the Atherton Tablelands.
Enjoy a round of golf on a Master's standard course. Get your ticket to adventure with white-water rafting or a 4WD safari. Or simply relax on our palm-fringed beach and contemplate the Coral Sea.

Close to Palm Cove, there's so much to see and do that the hardest part of your holiday could be deciding what not to do. And in the Village itself - where no building is higher than the coconut palms - you'll find restaurants, village shopping, bars and cafes.

The Sebel Reef House & Spa: where romance and relaxation go hand in hand.



Palm Cove, Queensland, Australia



Hotel Includes:

Internet Access

Mini Bar

On-Site Parking

On-Site Restaurants



Swimming Facilities

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Price Guide

$ = Up to $100
$$ = $100 to $199
$$$ = $200 to $349
$$$$ = $350 to $599
$$$$$ = $600 +
Price per person, per night.