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Lizard Island Resort

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Stunning luxury report within the Great Barrier Reef

Billed as the most northern of all Great Barrier Reef resorts, the Lizard Island Resort offers guests a fantastic location in which to enjoy a serene vacation away from the hectic day-to-day schedule.

Located off of the Queensland coast, Lizard Island is a 10 square kilometre granite island within the Great Barrier Reef. Predictably then it features some of the finest sights the world has to offer, as well as a number of activities that allow guests to fully appreciate it.

The resort contains just 40 rooms, allowing for it to retain a sense of seclusion and exclusivity. Guests can choose between rooms, villas, suites and even a pavilion. Each of these is positioned privately, amidst the tropical gardens of the resort.

All rooms include a wide range of hotel amenities as well as a wide range of additional extras. Guests can expect air-condition and ceiling fans as well as a work desk and stationary. Bathrooms are equipped with bathrobes, beach towels, as well as the usual bathroom fittings.

Bedrooms and living areas include tea and coffee making facilities, mini-bar, iron and ironing board, hairdryer, safety deposit box, Bose sound system with CD and iPod connectors, aromatherapy oil burner, and private deck. Essentially, everything you need to enjoy a comfortable stay is there at your fingertips.

Ospreys Restaurant serves a range of gourmet dishes that taste as good as their surroundings look. Drawing from Australian, European and Asian flavours, the menu is packed with locally sourced ingredients including much of the rich seafood offer available on the east coast.

Guests at the Lizard Island Resort that want to dine privately can take advantage of either a packed hamper provided by the chef or, for the romantics out there, a moonlit beach table.

The resorts bar and lounge is open daily and provides a comfortable setting and atmosphere in which to enjoy a drink, cocktails, or light snack.

For those looking to enhance their relaxing holiday, the Azure Spa is available to offer another level of calmness. The many therapies and services provided delve the depth of Aboriginal knowledge to utilise natural products to generate a fantastic feeling.

Of course, the resort isnt all about relaxing, unless you want it to be. Thanks to its location, guests can really get to see the Great Barrier Reef up close and personal. As well as viewing the coral that lies in the seas around the island, guests can also take a tour of the area via boat, including those of the glass-bottomed variety. Alternatively, snorkelling and scuba diving offer the opportunity to head below the waters and truly marvel.

The islands 24 picturesque beaches also make for a stunning destination. Sands are white and soft whilst the vegetation around is lush and green. Lizard Island is a National Park in itself, so you know the scenery and landscapes are going to be first class.

If all of that isnt enough, the Lizard Island Resort offers a wide range of activities including tennis, a gymnasium, slideshows, tours, and champagne cruises.

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