Halfway around the world’ One&Only Hayman Island, Australia
You know You’re in for something trulY special when you glance at the options for arriving at this sumptuous island in the Great Barrier Reef – will it be yacht, helicopter or sea plane? From the air, it looks dreamlike, with swirls of turquoise and pale blue-green. But the island is just as awesome from the ground. No doubt you’ll spend most of your time enjoying your front-row view of the reef, rubbing shoulders with fsh and enjoying meals at the beach-front restaurants.
Map of Hayman Island, Australia
Travel to Hayman Island, Australia – Map of Hayman Island, Australia Photo Gallery
But if you want to keep busy, there’s heaps of choice. From learning how to paddle board and dive, to sweating it out in the Bodyism by James Duigan gym or chilling in the enormous and relaxing spa, you can do as much – or as little – as you want. But since you’ve fown almost 10,000 miles to sample this paradise island, you’d be crazy not to spend time exploring – go snorkelling with turtles or take a helicopter tour out over the barrier reef, where you can see the Heart Reef. Tere’s no question: this is a secluded spot that’s well worth the trek.
Trailfnders (trailfnders.com) ofers six nights from £3,199, B&B. Includes return fights to Sydney, three nights at the Shangri-La Hotel Sydney, return fights from Sydney to Hamilton Island, and boat transfers. For more information, visit oneandonlyresorts.com.