Welcome to Thala Beach Nature Reserve

Thala Beach Nature Reserve is located on a private headland between Cairns and Port Douglas, Australia. Eco accommodation options are sensitively positioned amongst the resort’s 145 acre property. Complimentary experiences are provided for our guests including nature/wildlife walks, star gazing nights, Coconut Odyssey tour and specialist talks from local experts. Guests and visitors alike are invited to dine in the treetops at our popular Ospreys Restaurant. Come stay with us!

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Experience the tastes of the tropics while being surrounded by its splendour

Located where World Heritage Rainforest meets the Great Barrier Reef

Rainforest backs onto Thala’s private beach frontage providing a natural setting for our guest to unwind in nature while still being within easy access to The Great Barrier Reef, Cairns, Port Douglas and the Daintree Rainforest.

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Thala Beach Nature Reserve joins National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World
Thala Granted Membership to National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World
As one of only five memberships granted to an Australian eco-retreat, Thala Beach Nature Reserve is proud to announce that it is has been invited to join the exclusive ranks
Plastic Pollution
Earth Day 2018 aims to End Plastic Pollution
Sunday 22 April is Earth Day and this year is focused this year on putting an end to plastic pollution. As an eco retreat proudly sustaining Advanced Eco Certification along
Cairns action during Commonwealth Games 2018
As the main Commonwealth Games events get underway on the Gold Coast from 4 April, Cairns is playing host to an exciting program of Commonwealth Games action. The host venue