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Palm Cove Beach

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“netted area”(45 reviews)
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111 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove, Queensland 4879, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Palm Cove is a 30 mins drive from Cairns. The route will take you through sugar cane fields and the beautiful coastal roads. Stopped by Smithfield for a refreshment. Palm Cove has some resemble to the Greek islands. There are lots of shops and eateries...More

Thank TripGar
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We come to Palm Cove every year, and regardless of the season, it never disappoints. It's a very friendly place, and in stinger season the swimming nets are in place. A great place to walk early in the morning.

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband an I eloped 14 years ago and got married up in Palm Cove. Every year after that, we have been returning to celebrate our anniversary and we love it more and more with each visit. Coming from a place where our beaches are...More

Thank Jenny G
Reviewed 4 days ago

What a great relaxing beach at this time of year 😎. Beautiful sea breezes and gentle waves slowly folding into the shore. A great beach for a long walk or sit and relax. Morning sun all over and shade build in afternoon.

Thank gooba2015
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Beautiful beach and enjoyed the area- safe area to swim with life guards and nice warm water- nice fishing on pier and beautiful boardwalk to run, walk or ride bikes. Lots of wonderful food options and hotels along beach

Thank bb9000cde
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed a week at Palm cove. The first three days were unpleasantly windy and felt cold because of that. The sea was choppy and brownish coloured for quite a long distance off shore. The next two days were less windy, and the last two...More

Thank 22KiwiTraveller22
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful, soft white sand beach. We were there when the weather was perfect so the waters were calm, no wind. Awesome foreshore walking track with bbqs dotted along the way.

1  Thank frequenttraveller377
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely stunning,so clean and well maintained. Compliments to the council it’s such a neat and tidy beach. Surroundings are maintained to a high standard. It’s slightly short of parking so your always having to hunt for a park unfortunately. There is access to BBQ’s near...More

1  Thank Mishmashoflife
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came to palm cove 3 times during my cairns visit. Great quiet spot perfect for beach or cafe stop.

1  Thank Rossana H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect Queensland tropical beach, wonderful spot for locals and tourist alike, never really crowded

1  Thank MichaelPort
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12 October 2016|
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Response from DaisyQ3 | Reviewed this property |
Kathleen, I think the response from Lou Charlie is perfect. The only thing I can add is don't be put off visiting Palm Cove because you can't swim in the ocean. It's a gorgeous spot with a variety of accommodation options... More
21 June 2016|
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Response from Gramlx | Reviewed this property |
No I don't believe so
23 January 2016|
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Response from paras73 | Reviewed this property |
Palm Cove is generally quieter than most touristy destinations; I think it is a perfect place if you want to avoid overcrowding (unless of course they have an event on at the beach so check the local guide for upcoming... More