Top 12 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Port Douglas, Australia - Updated 2023

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Port Douglas is perhaps best known as the jump-off point for the Great Barrier Reef. While the world’s largest coral reef system is undeniably a must-visit while you’re in the area, it is far from the only thing this area has to offer to visitors. If you prefer water adventures closer to the shore, check out Four Mile Beach, a picturesque and family-friendly beach in the eastern part of Port Douglas. Also worth seeing is the Daintree Rainforest. It is the world’s oldest rainforest and Australia’s largest, and a wide range of flora and fauna consider it home.

If you’re in town over the weekend, Cotters Market, which takes place every Sunday and features scores of local art, is also not to be missed. Macrossan Street is also another option if you’re up for some shopping. These are only some of the things that await you in Port Douglas, so book one of top Airbnb vacation rentals in Port Douglas now.

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1. Hibiscus Resort (from USD 65)

Located right in Port Douglas, Hibiscus Resort is a Balinese-inspired haven that makes guests truly feel as though they are in a tropical paradise. Guests can enjoy lounging by or swimming in the pool or dipping in the hot tub. The studio apartment, which can house up to three people, comes equipped with air conditioning, perfect for those visiting during the hotter days, as well as a small kitchenette. While it doesn’t come with a washing machine, there is a coin-operated laundry facility, right in the resort.

30 Hibiscus Resort-Relaxed+Central!
Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
436 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 3 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the pools are amazing and heated in winter
the wifi was great
loved balcony and pools and being able to prepare simple meals
the two pools were a nice feature and i found myself sitting there for hours
lovely pools and spa tastefully furnished with relaxed feel
Cleanliness:
very clean well decorated and comfortable apartment
it is clean and comfortable even provide beach towels for your swimming needs
the room was clean and stylish very comfortable
the unit was very quiet comfortable and clean
it was clean and peter was very responsive with me
Host:
great host and proactive communications
peter is a great host too
peter was an amazing host
peter was a fantastic host
the resort staff was very helpful and assisted us in researching and booking our rainforest and reef tours
Location:
perfect location close to everything
great location and totally ideal for any couple
the location of the apartment is excellent
the location is amazing within walking distance to everything in town and to the beach
the place was great super close to the marina downtown
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2. Tropical, luxurious apartment (from USD 99)

This rental is one of the apartments at the Mediterranean Resort, in Port Douglas. Able to accommodate up to four people, this property provides guests with access to beautiful gardens, a gazebo, swimming pool, and spa. The beach itself is within walking distance from here.

The apartment itself comes furnished with the conveniences of home, including a fully-equipped kitchen, laundry facilities, air conditioning, an LED TV, and a DVD player. Guests may borrow bikes from the host if they wish. On-site parking is available.

Tropical one bedroom apartment @The Mediterranean
Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
369 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful appartement with huge pool and jacuzzi and really chill balcony
we loved having the pool and balcony
lovely well equipped apartment and good amenities
the bed wasn’t very comfortable and wifi often dropped out so we ended up using our data
the pool & jacuzzi are an added bonus
Cleanliness:
super clean and convenient
great communication and very clean place
great communication very clean place and comfortable bed
place was nice clean tidy
spacious clean and well appointed
Host:
sven is a lovely host
sven is a great host
sven was easy to contact and was a great host
sven was an amazing host went above and beyond
sven is a great host will definitely stay again
Location:
super quiet and close from everything
great location and a nice compound where everything is close by
solid location super close to town good size for two people
great location with easy access to beach and centre of port douglas
an easy 5min walk to the beach and not too far to town
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3. Two-bedroom apartment in a great location in Port Douglas (from USD 137)

This beautiful Mediterranean apartment, which can fit up to four people, is just a short distance away from Four Mile Beach. It is furnished with brand-new appliances and amenities, including a fully-equipped kitchen. Families traveling with infants may request a cot and a stroller, at no extra charge.

Besides enjoying the features of this spacious and luxurious apartment, guests will also love the fact that staying here gives them access to a swimming pool, a hot tub, and gorgeous gardens. The bus station is practically at your front door, which is great for those who will be relying on public transport to get around Port Douglas.

Port Douglas Great Beach Location 2Bed Free Wifi
Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
140 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a very comfortable apartment with all the amenities you could ask for
lots of children out of school holidays making full use of the pools
it is cozy and spacious and had a beautiful balcony
we all loved the heated pool
kerrie made staying in her place seamless and comfortable (the ac was a lifesaver )
Cleanliness:
very clean and tidy
everything was clean and in order
lovely clean and well equipped apartment
amazing place - clean
a wonderfully clean apartment immaculate and well equipped
Host:
front desk was also helpful when we had questions
kerrie is a great host
she is very responsive and provided great hospitality
kerrie was a lovely host very informative and communicative
host was easy to communicate with
Location:
great location in central port douglas
great place and location
perfect place in perfect location
fantastic location to four mile beach
great place walking distance to town
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4. Deluxe unit in the Ramada Resort and Spa (from USD 75)

This rental allows you to enjoy all the luxuries of a hotel room and the conveniences of an apartment. Located inside the tropical-themed Ramada Resort & Spa, this one-bedroom unit comes furnished with a kitchenette, which guests can use to cook their meals. It is also equipped with air conditioning, a ceiling fan, a flat-screen TV, an iron, and a hairdryer.

Laundry facilities are available on the same floor as the apartment and guests can make use of the gym and the day spa or grab some drinks or food in the dining establishments. Four Mile Beach is accessible on foot and there are shuttle buses you can take to get to Macrossan Street. Arrangements can be made to bring you to the airport when you leave.

Ramada Resort & Spa, Deluxe Studio Apartment.!
Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
316 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a very comfortable stay great air conditioning and comfy bed
a great stylish apartment with all amenities
the resort is absolutely beautiful too & beautiful view from room in the treetops
the bed is super comfy and the amenities of the ramada are fun (pool board games)
the room is comfortable but it would ideally suit two people no more
Cleanliness:
spotless clean easy and quick communication
clean and bright room
very clean room in a beautiful resort
bruno and michela’s place was super clean their communication was great and the resort was beautiful
facilities great and a clean comfy room
Host:
staff are very helpful
the employees at the hotel are also super friendly
resort staff super helpful as well as bruno and michela
the hosts were very pleasant to deal with but overall not my favourite airbnb experience by far
resort reception still really helpful even though private guest and not booked in the resort
Location:
good location very relaxing close to the beach
great location and very comfortable apartment
a great location quiet room away from pool and restaurant noise but close enough to quickly walk over
great location near the beach and 5 minute drive to the main street in port douglas
we love the location on the edge of port douglas
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5. Spacious unit in the Ramada Resort

Located in Ramada Resort, this rental can fit up to three people. The bedroom is furnished with a king-sized bed and the apartment itself comes with a kitchen and a flat-screen TV. Guests can play their tunes in the room via the iPod dock speaker. Throughout their stay, they can enjoy the services and amenities in the hotel, including the use of the swimming pool and the spa and access to the restaurant and the bar. Bikes may be borrowed, as well.

Port Douglas Palms ?
Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
161 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
outstanding value for money beautiful gardens and pool large air conditioned room
we had an amazing and relaxing stay at your room easy access and loved being on the bottom floor
basic kitchen stuff was supplied which was great but had to use bathroom sink to wash up
very comfortable bed and excellent room
beautiful quiet place modern furnishing - with hotel pool bar (also a pool bar) and restaurant next door
Cleanliness:
big dusty/ dirty in areas but overall pretty clean
lovely spacious and clean room
cozy clean and an extremely comfortable bed
room was spacious and clean
the place was clean and equiped as described
Host:
the staff was friendly and very helpful
the facilities are great and jess and dylan are wonderful hosts
host are very responsive and helpful
great room and environment host was responsive and helpful
lots of suggestions from the hosts for nice places to eat
Location:
great location near the beach and close to town
excellent location superb accommodation located within the ramada resort
cute little room overlooking car park
town centre is a good walk or by shuttle every 15’
great value loved the location pool and surroundings everything we could wish for
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6. The Zen Room at the Hibiscus Gardens Resort (from USD 115)

This rental is in the Hibiscus Resort, which is within walking distance to Macrossan Street, Four Mile Beach, the marina, and the center of Port Douglas. The room for rent, which is good for three people, comes with a balcony that overlooks the lagoon pool and the gardens. Besides this and the bedroom, it also comes with a kitchen. Guests are free to use the swimming pool, day spa, barbecue grills, and the laundry facilities in the resort.

[email protected] GARDENS RESORT
211 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the resorts two pools are great
amazing apartment with 2 really lovely pools one heated and a jacuzzi
apartment is just like photos
we enjoyed the pools and used the bbq facilities
we enjoyed hanging out on the deck and relaxing by the pool
Cleanliness:
very clean and tastefully decorated
the apartment was clean and tidy comfy bed and lots of towels provided
very clean and has everything you need
the place was clean spacious and comfortable
clean and well appointed with a good pool and bbq
Host:
thank you peter you're a brilliant host
peter and keiko were very friendly hosts
hosts respond very quickly to any questions & were most helpful & friendly
peter & keiko were very helpful & responsive
peter & keiko are great hosts
Location:
great location very close to everything
the location is perfect
nice and central
great proximity to the main street
nice apartment in great location
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7. Beach apartment in Port Douglas (from USD 110)

This new, one-bedroom villa, which fits up to three people, is just an easy stroll away from Four Mile Beach and Macrossan Street. The property is fully-furnished and guests can even make use of the heated pool, which is available all-year-round. This is a convenient option for movement-impaired individuals, as it has no steps. Hand rails are also installed around the toilet and the spa bath, for their convenience.

Port Douglas Beach Location UNLIM WIFI Great Spot
Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
97 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire condo 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a fast wifi and toddler amenities are bonus
we liked the private patio with ceiling fan
swimming pool is great with all its comfortable chairs
great ceiling fans that made for nice sleeping with the screen door out to the porch
there is a huge jetted tub in the bathroom perfect for relaxing
Cleanliness:
clean comfortable accommodation and nice pool
the apartment was as advertised and clean
we loved the spa bath and everything was very clean the pool area is also great
beautifully clean apartment - quite basic but had everything you needed
very comfortable and clean
Host:
kerrie was a great host
the front desk was anything but helpful
helpful staff at the resort reception as well
kerrie is a great host and very quick to reply to enquiries
host was very communicative and helpful
Location:
ideal location within walking distance of centre
fabulous location and easy check in
easy walkable distances
very good location to beach shopping and restaurants
great location close to town and beach
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8. Two-bedroom apartment near Four Mile Beach (from USD 275)

Located just a few steps away from the beach, Sunseeker by the Sea is a two-bedroom apartment that can accommodate up to four people. The tastefully-decorated and fully-furnished home is surrounded by beautiful gardens, making tenants feel a though they are in a tropical wonderland. During their stay, guests can make use of the swimming pool. The property does not feature any steps, which is great for those who have mobility issues.

"SUNSEEKER BY THE SEA" 2 BEDROOM 2 BATHROOM
Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
120 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment has excellent linen towels tea coffee shampoo and conditioner which was great
the apartment is cozy and well-appointed and the pool was a wonderful treat in the warm evenings
comfortable and well-stocked we would highly recommend staying here
the beds were super comfy lovely linen and fluffy towels
a smart tv a well stocked refrigerator pool and covered parking are some of those
Cleanliness:
everything was very clean and modern
the apartment was clean and quiet
very clean lots of light
the place was very clean and the perfect beach getaway
it was clean stylish and large
Host:
ann was a gracious host with thoughtful touches of hospitality
ann was a great host
julie & ann are fantastic hosts very friendly & very helpful
ann is a great host
ann is a great host very quick to respond to any questions
Location:
great location cute really close to local highlights
fabulous location in a great area
the location was brilliant close to the beach and the main strip for restaurants and shopping
location is excellent close to port douglas main street and four miles beach
great location; very close to beach and main activity centre
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9. Apartment near the beach

This tastefully-decorated apartment for two people is located near shops, restaurants, and beaches. The rental has a bedroom, a bathroom, a living room, and a kitchen area. Head to the small balcony and spend some relaxing time on the hanging chair. The availability of Smart TV with Netflix and Foxtel and Bose MP3 player is perfect for guests who want to spend more time indoors with apt entertainment facilities. This Airbnb vacation home also has a cot and a high chair for those traveling with their kids.

Retro Jungle / Apt 308
38 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amazing coffee machine and really well-equipped kitchen
we had a fantastic holiday the apartment had all the comforts of home
the apartment makes you feel at home immediately and the amenities were amazing
the bed is super comfortable and the shower is great
Cleanliness:
immaculately clean so well decked out
the apartment was amazing spotless stylish and so well equipped
we loved the stay at doug & jude's place - was very clean and comfortable
nice clean space in a great location
we’ve never experienced such wonderful and attentive hosts the place was clean and comfortable and well located
Host:
wonderful helpful hosts who couldnt of been more attentive
hosts were extremely helpful with lots of local advice
great hosts beautiful home
thanks doug & jude for being such great hosts to this little piece of paradise
they are quick to respond to any questions and they are super friendly
Location:
the location is walking distance to port douglas center and super convenient
location is great - just a few blocks from the main street
fantastic apartment in a great location a short walk from the beach and downtown restaurants and shops
perfect apartment with lovely decor great location few minutes to 4 mile beach
gorgeous apartment with beautiful decor located about 10 minutes walk to centre of port douglas
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10. Comfortable property for a relaxing stay (from USD 105)

Located in a complex on the main street this rental for two people offers an ideal beachside experience for couples. It has a spacious bedroom with a queen bed, a bathroom, and a living area with beautiful views of the rainforest. You also have access to a gym and a pool within the complex. Bikes are available for free that you can use to explore other parts of Port Douglas. The beach and the town center are easily accessible from this cozy Airbnb vacation home.

By the Sea Collection – Beachside Cosies
Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
143 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire serviced apartment 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we seldom find places that go above and beyond to make one's stay so comfortable
Host:
every member on staff was so friendly and helpful
the staff here are incredibly helpful the rooms are lovely and have a beautiful outdoor space
the girls are 5 star all the way amazing help super friendly and helpful
the girls are super friendly and helpful
with an early check-in immaculate room superb facilities and helpful staff
Location:
excellent location and great facilities
the location is perfect right next to the beach there are many wonderful restaurants and shops all within walking distance
loved the location can easily walk to beach shops and cafes
the location was amazing and the apartment was excellent
amazing brilliant location right on the coast and easy access to town and port for trips to the reef
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11. The Reef Room in Port Douglas

Part of the perks of Airbnb is that it allows guests to live like locals and this is precisely the experience that this rental offers. The Reef Room, which can accommodate up to two people, is in a house that is just a few steps away from the beach. Besides the bedroom, guests share access to the bathroom, the kitchen, and the swimming pool with the host’s family, which includes two friendly dogs. Complimentary cereal, milk, coffee, and tea are provided to guests.

Reef room - Rest Your Head Port Douglas
Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
157 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

12. Tropical oasis in Port Douglas

This room for rent is a great option for couples and solo travelers who plan on visiting Four Mile Beach, as it is just a few steps away. Besides the bedroom, guests have shared access with the host to the bathroom, kitchen, swimming pool, and the barbecue grill. Commuters will love the fact that there is a bus stop at the end of the street and the property is LGBTQ-friendly. Do note that guests will need to take a flight of stairs to get to the bedroom.

Rest and refresh
Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
136 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Never a dull moment

There’s never a dull moment in Port Douglas, thanks to the number of activities you can do here. However, spending the whole day out and about can quickly take a toll on your energy. Book one of these Airbnb rentals now and guarantee yourself a good night’s rest!

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Melanie is a freelance travel writer. She considers freelancing for Trip 101 to be a combination of two of the things she loves: writing and traveling.

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