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Make a self catering apartment or holiday rental in Palm Cove, Queensland, Australia your home away from home

Midway between Cairns and Port Douglas, Palm Cove holiday rentals offer a taste of tropical paradise with gorgeous sandy beaches, long days of sunshine and a rainforest backdrop.

Things to Do in Palm Cove, Queensland

Palm Cove has an idyllic beach of white sand that is perfect for long walks, sunbathing, watersports, swimming and relaxing. This upmarket resort is known for its spas for those wanting to enjoy a pampering treatment or massage. The jetty is a great place to hang out and watch what’s happening, try your hand at fishing or charter a boat trip. The area has many excllent dive sites and being so close to the Great Barrier Reef, it is also ideal for snorkeling. There is a golf course within easy reach of Palm Cove beach rentals. Dining out at one of the local beach bars or restaunrats is a great way to sample the local seafood and“bush tucker” and many restaurnats are BYOB (bring your own bottle).

Places to Visit Around Palm Cove, Queensland

The city Cairns is a great place to visit and browse the shops selling beachware, Australian art and beautiful jewellery featuring the gorgeous blue Australian opals. Relax in the waterfront park or visit Cairns Tropical Zoo, the best way to see some of the indigenous wildlife close-up. Take a trip on the Kuranda Scenic Railway into the mountains for a fun day out. After browsing the arts and crafts in the small town, return to Cairns on the 7.5km Skyrail Cableway high above the rainforest with great views of the Tablelands. Port Douglas is a charming small town near your Palm Cove holiday rental along with Mossman, a former sugar cane town with stunning walks to Mossman Gorge within the Daintree National Park.

Weather in Palm Cove, Queensland

Palm Cove holiday rentals enjoy a sub-tropical climate. For much of the year the area enjoys high temperatures with some humidity, and temperatures average 32°C (90°F) in January. Winters are warm and pleasant with temperatures around 23°C (74°F) in June. The rainy season is from December to March although the area can have tropical showers at any time.

Travel to Palm Cove, Queensland

Palm Cove holiday rentals are within easy reach of Cairns (CNS) Airport which has both domestic and international flights. It served over 3.5 million passengers in 2010. The airport is a hub for Qantas, Skytrans and Jetstar Airways making it very easy to book longhaul flights to the area. Palm Cove is about 26 km north of Cairns Airport and is easy to drive to along the Captain Cook Highway. A hire car is essential to explore this more remote area of North Queensland although Palm Cove is small enough to get around on foot.

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    Apartment #3905763
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      Exceptional! 5/5
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        House #4311927
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          Apartment #3948644
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            Villa #3948902
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              Condo #4291596
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                House #6846365
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                  Apartment #3938231
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                    Apartment #4172943
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                      Apartment #3948646
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                        Apartment #3948882
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                          Apartment #4226808
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                            House #4452013
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                              Apartment #4253267
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                                Villa #4438943
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                                  House #3948866
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                                    House #3948884
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                                      House #6954195
                                        Exceptional! 5/5
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                                        Villa #4035532
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                                          Apartment #2541494
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                                            Apartment #3850315
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                                              Exceptional! 5/5
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                                              Cottage #300814vb
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                                                Apartment #3888712
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                                                  Apartment #3950032
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                                                    Apartment #3912247
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                                                      Apartment #3888880
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                                                        Apartment #3969037
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                                                          Apartment #3850387
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                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                            House #3500390
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                                                              Apartment #3949070
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                                                                  House #354162vb
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                                                                  Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Very Good! 4/5
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                                                                    Apartment #3887563
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                                                                        Villa #3948886
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                                                                              Apartment #3949052
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                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                    House #774834
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                                                                                      Apartment #3949873
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                                                                                        Apartment #3949071
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                                                                                          House #3967933
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                                                                                              Apartment #3870725
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                                                                                                    Apartment #4474099
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Great location close to the esplanade for evening walks. Walking distance to the night markets,

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      Great location close to the esplanade for evening walks. Walking distance to the night markets, restaurants and grocery stores. Cairns Central mall close by with great shopping.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 26-Feb-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Feb 2017

                                                                                                      It's everything Matthew says and more! Perfect location, clean, clean, clean (very important to us).

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      It's everything Matthew says and more! Perfect location, clean, clean, clean (very important to us). Amenities complete! Great restaurants a block away. Beautiful beach. The best VRBO we have had. Thanks Matt!. Communications with owner was flawless. Would go again in a heartbeat and hope to go back soon.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 25-Feb-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Feb 2017

                                                                                                      We didn't have a car, so we felt it was hard to get to see a lot of the area from there.

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      We didn't have a car, so we felt it was hard to get to see a lot of the area from there.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 23-Feb-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Feb 2017