Apartment - Entire home/apt · Esplanade, Cairns, QLD 4870, Australia

The Space

"Best location in Cairns"...
"Cairns Ocean Views Esplanade Apartment"

Handy to everything with uninterrupted ocean views from the balcony.
Relax in the spa or take the lift to the gym or pool...
Watch the boats and planes come and go from your balcony...
Unit is situated right in the middle of the "restaurant strip"...
Just take the lift to the ground floor and enjoy al fresco dining at the best restaurants Cairns can offer...

Directly above the Night Markets and 300 meters from the Reef Terminal where all the boats depart for the Great Barrier Reef. Also directly opposite the huge outdoor (free) Cairns Esplanade swimming pool.

The Cairns Esplanade boardwalk runs right by the front door. Excellent bird, fish, crustacean and crab watching or check out the fascinating tropical plants, trees and insects right at your doorstep. Bring your binoculars. Stroll along the Esplanade or enjoy the weekend outdoor markets and occasional free entertainment.

Supermarket is 100 meters from the back door. Unit has a full-size fridge, benchtop hotplates for cooking and a microwave. Also fully automatic washing machine, large screen TV and sound system. Full outdoor setting on the balcony. Unit is fully air-conditioned.

Under-cover parking included plus free use of the gym.

Spa bath is a feature. Draw the curtains back and watch the ships come and go from your bath if you dare :)

Sleeping arrangements can be twin single or kingsize bed in the separate bedroom and the night-and-day lounge folds out to a comfortable double bed. Tariff is for 2 persons. Additional adults (16 and over) attract a $10 per night surcharge.

Cleaning/linen fee of $140 covers all linen hire.

Large regional public library at the back door. Local tours available from the tour desk downstairs and buses leave from the front door.

As of the 31st of October:
China Souther Airlines will be having direct flights from Shanghai-Cairns (3 times a week!)
-this great apartment is only 10 minutes to airport
-taxi from airport costs about $25.

The perfect place to chill and enjoy everything the tropics have to offer....

If you would like some hints on "What to do in Cairns", drop me a line and I will give you a true "local's" recommendations!

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 3
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 3
Extra people: $10 AUD / night after 2 guests
Minimum Stay: 7 nights
Weekly Price: $700 AUD /week
Cleaning Fee: $140 AUD
Check In: 2:00 PM
Check Out: 10:00 AM
Cancellation: Strict

Overall Guest Satisfaction

Check In
  • My wife and I had a great experience with Darrell during our recent stay! Even though we weren't able to meet in person, Darrell had everything planned for our arrival and was flexible with our times to arrive and depart. The location is great as you will never need to pay for a taxi or public transportation during your time in Cairns as everything is within walking distance (restaurants, coffee, pubs and most importantly, the Coral Sea!). Would definitely stay here again should we make our way back across the Pacific!

    April 2014
  • Really great location- right in the middle of everything. Darrell's guide of what to do in & around Cairns was excellent. The apartment is also well furnished. Be aware though that if you do not have your air conditioning on whilst someone below you has there's on quite high, you will get condensation on the floor!
    The staff were very helpful even though this was a private let with Darrell & I would be glad to stay here again.

    March 2014
  • Darrell's place was fantastic. Superb location with everything within walking distance. While we didn't get to meet Darrell, he was great in terms of communication and getting right back to us about anything. Darrell sent a bunch of suggestions for our time there which was greatly appreciated. He's clearly an experienced host. Check-in and check-out was very easy. The view from the balcony is awesome. Would definitely highly recommend and would stay there again on a return visit.

    February 2014
  • Darrell's place had everything we needed to feel comfortable, plus, above all, a great location right by the beach. Thanks! We had a great time.

    February 2014
  • Location was great. Darrell was a tremendous host. Throughout the entire process his email response time was amazing (always under 24 hours). He provided his own list of some recommendations for Cairns. He also went above and beyond getting me the key for the apartment on such short notice. We had a great time in Cairns and enjoyed staying in this property.

    October 2012
  • We just spent a great week in this apartment and were pleasantly surprised by the spaciousness of the place. It looks modern and is equipped with all utensils etc you can possibly need. It was very clean, has a big, comfortable bed and good shower. Also the washer was very useful. It is right in the middle of Cairns and has a great sea view. The pool at the complex is nice and quiet with good sunbeds, and across the road is the big public pool. One small point: the balcony is quite noisy because of nearby restaurant extractor fans. But we didn’t spend much time there anyway: there’s too much to do in Cairns!
    Darrell was an excellent host: he promptly responded to all our questions and gave us heaps of useful information. This was really the perfect holiday home, thank you Darrell, we’ll be back!

    September 2012
  • Though we did not get to meet Darrell, he was still an extremely helpful host! Very easy to reach if there were any issues (if any) or questions and full of wonderful suggestions for Cairns. The apartment itself was very spacious, comfortable, clean, and in an extremely convenient location--overlooking the esplanade pool, lagoon, and a few steps away from several coffee shops, restaurants, and information centers! Highly recommended!

    January 2014
  • Fantastic apartment in an amazing location. Could not be happier. Darrell accommodated us last minute and had everything arranged for us even though we were unable to communicate during our travel... much appreciated and highly recommend.

    January 2014
  • A truly fantastic apartment! Had everything as described - great view, air conditioning, close to transport, shops and pick-up locations for tours to name a few of the perks. It was clean and had a lovely big shower (though we didn't dare take a spa without the curtains drawn!), so it was great for relaxing in on our holiday. Would definitely recommend this apartment, as we had a wonderful time and Darrell's helpfulness made the whole experience better.

    January 2014
  • Darrell's apartment was perfect for our stay! it's a lovely place smack dab in the center of town. easy access to everything in Cairns and the surrounding areas. easy to communicate with - overall great experience. highly recommend.

    December 2013
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