Ultimate Valentine's Getaway at the 'Best Resort in the World'

Ultimate Valentine's Getaway at the 'Best Resort in the World'
The bespoke trip, which can be given as a gift on February 14 but enjoyed year-round, features an array of services, divine cuisine and incredible experiences from private planes and personalized gourmet meals for a special package offer of $100,000.

Located on the secluded northern-most point of sun-drenched Hamilton Island, qualia (pronounced kwah-lee-ah) is a luxury resort that features 60 elegant one bedroom pavilions and a Beach house with postcard views of the idyllic azure waters of the surrounding Coral Sea and Queensland's famed Whitsunday Islands. Most recently, the property was proclaimed as Best in the World by readers of Conde Nast Traveler magazine.

With its sense of calm and sophisticated, yet casual style, qualia offers a private, relaxing and quintessential Australian experience where couples can do as much or as little as they want.

The gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, Hamilton Island offers a full complement of recreational activities including world-class Yacht Club and Golf Club, and two award-winning spas. Situated on the same latitude in the southern Hemisphere as Honolulu in the North, with an enticing average of 81F, it is an ideal escape all year-round.

For a visit combining romance, luxury, and privacy on an island paradise, this exclusive package includes:

•Private round-trip jet from Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane to Hamilton Island
•Seven-night stay at qualia's Beach House including a la carte breakfast daily and dinner in either qualia's Long Pavilion or Pebble Beach restaurants.
•Private dinner one evening prepared personally by qualia's Executive Chef, Alastair Waddell
•Dinner one evening in Hamilton Island Yacht Club's fine-dining Bommie restaurant
•Private helicopter and gourmet lunch on Whitehaven Beach
•Luxury Reef Comber Tour including seaplane flight to Hardy Lagoon, glass bottom boat and snorkelling experience
•18-holes of golf at the Hamilton Island Golf Club with return helicopter transfers from qualia to Dent Island, including three-course Clubhouse lunch with wine
•Private luxury yacht charter for a day
•Spa qualia couples treatment
•Prestige bottle of Robert Oatley Vineyards Finisterre wine with a personalised label signed by Robert Oatley (owner of Hamilton Island)
•Shipment of Robert Oatley wine to any address in the US for six months after visit (six cases)
•Private beach drop off with gourmet picnic lunch
•Atomic sunset cruise with canapés and champagne

qualia's Beach House boasts a main bedroom and ensuite, spacious entertaining area with large flat-screen TV with surround sound, 10-person dining area, private full-sized swimming pool and separate guesthouse.

Guests can also plan their trip to coincide with one of the many annual events that take place on the Island. These include the popular Australian Ballet 'Pas de Deux in Paradise' outdoor performance, Great Barrier Feast series featuring internationally acclaimed visiting chefs for gourmet culinary weekends and the annual Audi Hamilton Island Race Week - the largest offshore sailing regatta in Australia and one of the hottest tickets attracting social luminaries and celebrities alike.

For more information or to make reservations, visit www.qualia.com.au or contact the Luxury Specialist team by email: luxuryspecialist@hamiltonisland.com.au.

About qualia resort: www.qualia.com.au

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