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Tropical Beach Retreat

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Tropical Beach Retreat

3 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
3 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
BreakfastThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.
Great check-in experience95% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

Fully s/c with a beautiful light filled b'room and open veranda living overlooking lush tropical rainforest gardens in a small beach village just 15 mins from Cairns and a short stroll to the beach. Enjoy the idyllic indoor/outdoor lifestyle cooled by sea breezes, balmy nights and the delightful option of showering under the giant fishtail palm!


Free parking on premises
Air Conditioning

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed, 1 single bed

House Rules

Check-in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 10AM


Well-lit path to entrance


243 Reviews

Debbie User Profile
December 2017
Fantastic quirky place to stay. Made the start of our travels. Annie is very supportive and will offer advice and guidance. Beds extremely comfortable and place is clean. Outside living area made the place.
Rhiannon User Profile
October 2017
Such a lovely place to stay and Annie was so helpful with advising what to see and where to go and as a result we really made the most of our short time here in Cairns. Thank you very much, would highly recommend a stay here for as long as you possibly can.
Brendan User Profile
August 2017
A peaceful and relaxing getaway location, just moments away from down town Cairns. Perfect for those wanting a unique experience and to surround themselves amongst lush greenery. The picture do not do the space justice. It's truly adorable. Annie is delightful and will do her ut…
Thea User Profile
January 2017
Felt like we were living in our own private Rain forest Outdoor shower was so unique, but also an indoor shower for the "Not so adventurous". Extremly relaxed and chilled wish we had stayed Longer!
Andy User Profile
September 2016
Fantastic place, really feel like you are in the rainforest. Outdoor shower was a cool experience. Annie was so helpful sorting out a trip very last minute to ensure we didn't miss out :)
Karen User Profile
August 2016
Annie was a great host and we enjoyed chatting with her. She has a keen interest in Aboriginal culture and art and is very knowledgable on the subject. Machans beach is a good place to explore Cairns and the northern Queensland beaches, rainforests and Tablelands.
Nicholas User Profile
April 2016
We had a brilliant few days at Annie's place. Everything was exactly as described and it was perfect for a relaxing long weekend.

Hosted by Annie

Machans Beach, AustraliaJoined in May 2014
Annie User Profile
393 Reviews
I have worked for many years as an Aboriginal Art Consultant and have an extensive knowledge of Indigenous art and culture. Before this I spent many years traveling overseas with my design and import clothing business. I love outdoor activities like hiking, swimming, sailing an…
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