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Located just 20 minutes north of Cairns, Palm Cove is a sleepy town with an appealing laid back village atmosphere, lush tropical environment, cobblestone streets fringed by coconut palms and a long stretch of white sandy beach.

Tropical North QueenslandThe idyllic setting encourages relaxation, soaking up the sun and enjoying a string of glorious untouched beaches.

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Suggested itinerary featuring Palm Cove

This sample itinerary will give you an idea of what is possible when you travel in Palm Cove, and showcases routes we know work particularly well. Treat this as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely by one of our specialists.

Map of Palm Cove

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    Places near Palm Cove

    Accommodation choices for Palm Cove

    We’ve selected a range of accommodation options for when you visit Palm Cove. Our choices usually come recommended for their character, facilities and service or location. Our specialists always aim to suggest properties that match your preferences.

    • Paradise on the Beach, Palm Cove

      Paradise on the Beach


      The Paradise on the Beach resort is located just over the promenade from the beautiful Palm Cove beach and enjoys stunning views of the offshore islands and reefs framed by coconut palms and towering melaleuca trees.

    • The Reef House Boutique Resort & Spa, Palm Cove

      The Reef House Boutique Resort & Spa

      First Class

      The Reef House Boutique Resort & Spa is set in its own tropical gardens, just 20 minutes north of Cairns, and is ideally placed to explore the attractions of Northern Queensland.