Located in Far North Queensland, Australia, Palm Cove is a beach community situated 27 kilometres north of the city of Cairns. Being on the coast of Australia, its beach is replete with palm trees, due to which it got its name. The Great Barrier Reef protects it from the South Pacific Ocean. Moreover, it is completely surrounded by the Daintree Tropical Rainforest and is close to Daintree National Park. Since the area is located in the tropical zone, the climate is mild with the average summer temperature ranging between 24 and 33 degrees Celsius and the average winter temperature remaining between 14 and 26 degrees Celsius. Palm Cove has recently been named Australia’s Cleanest Beach.
Attractions and Things to do in Palm Cove
The Palm Cove Jetty is a favourite and popular spot for anglers to indulge in fishing as they can catch species such as mackerel, Giant Trevally or “G.T’s” and shark. Moreover, the beaches and the Palm tree lined paths provide ample opportunities for joggers, walkers and cyclists to indulge in their favourite activities. Life guard patrolled swimming enclosures are also available for swimming enthusiasts.
The other attractions of Palm Cove include Hartleys Crocodile Adventures, Palm Cove Beach, Cairns Tropical Zoo, Cairns Night Zoo, Palm Cove Watersports, Palm Cove Retreat Day Spa, Alamanda Spa, Parawee Thai Massage, Reef house Spa, Peppers Spa Palm Cove, Wela Spa, Mii Spa at Sea Temple Resort & Spa Palm, Raa & The Temple, and A Fuller Life.
Hotels in Palm Cove
Palm Cove is a picturesque place with the added advantage of having a beach right on the coast and in close proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest and as such, it is a major tourist destination attracting thousands of tourists. In order to provide proper accommodation to all these people, the area offers many hotels in Palm Cove along with some world famous resorts such as the Drift Resort, Angsana Resort and Spa, the Mantra Amphora Resort, Peppers Beach Club & Spa, and the Sebel Palm Cove Coral Coast. Besides these, there are many apartments and part-time living options in the area.
The other hotels around Palm Cove include Alamanda Palm Cove by Lancemore, Paradise on the Beach Resort Palm Cove, Alessio Palm Cove, Hotel Grand Chancellor Palm Cove, The Reef Retreat Palm Cove, Mantra Amphora, The Reef House Palm Cove, Coral Horizons Beachfront Apartments, Sarayi Palm Cove, Beach View Apartments at Villa Paradiso, Grand Mercure Rockford Esplanade Palm Court, and Elyium Apartments.
Restaurants in Palm Cove
There are many restaurants in Palm Cove that include Scoops Gelatiland, Vivo Bar and Grill, Chill Cafe, Beach Almond Beach House, Dell Adrift, Temple 0f Taste Restaurant & Terrace, Colonies at the Cove, Neptune’s on the Cove Restaurant, Sanctum on 73, Bella Baci, Lime & Pepper, II Forno restaurant, Coffee Haven, The Rising Sun Bar & Bistro, Pantry @ the Cove, Choc Dee Thai Restaurant & Takeaway, El Greco Gree Taverna, The Surf Club Palm Cove, Numi Ice Cream, Maharajas Palm Court, Reef House Restaurant, Jasmine Rice Restaurant, El Greco, Nu Nu Restaurant, Ming Dynasty Chinese Restaurant, Lagoon Bar, Cocky’s at the Cove, Apres Beach Bar & Grill, Portobello, Wok on Noodle Bar and many others.