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Hayman Island Honeymoon Guide

Lying in the stunning Whitsunday Passage, Hayman is a magnificent private island resort – one island, one resort – offering couples a magical experience for a honeymoon or romantic getaway.

Renowned as one of the world’s top resorts, the 5-star Hayman® Island by InterContinental offers honeymoon couples a luxurious and pampered experience surrounded by genuine natural beauty.

Relax in the private island resort’s large, well-appointed suites that edge the huge lagoon pool and overlook a scene of tropical perfection – neatly manicured gardens and beyond to white sandy beaches and the azure Pacific Ocean.


What to do and see on Hayman Island

The island's exclusive Hayman® Island by InterContinental offers a range of activities includes: tennis, squash, sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, water skiing, scuba diving, snorkelling and fishing, making it just perfect for active honeymoon couples.

Practice your golf swing, bushwalk around the island, take a beach-drop to a secluded location for a picnic and reef cruise or flightsee the islands from a helicopter or sea plane.

Browse the island’s boutiques, indulge in Hayman’s award-winning spa and later enjoy gourmet cuisine prepared by acclaimed chefs accompanied by fine wine on your balcony or in the elegant restaurant.


Where to stay

Surrounded by idyllic coral-fringed beaches and lapping the waters of the Coral Sea, this world-class resort hotel, set in lush tropical landscaped gardens, offers 244 guest rooms, suites, penthouses and a beach villa.

Award-winning Hayman is probably Australia’s most celebrated private island destination, long acclaimed for its luxurious surroundings and outstanding cuisine. The resort’s stylish suites and guest rooms front the distinctive lagoon swimming pool and overlook manicured gardens, swaying palm trees and a long stretch of pristine white-sand beach.

No part of the resort is higher than four storeys, and shady ponds and gentle waterfalls thread their way among beautiful gardens, spacious walkways and open-air lanais throughout the resort.

Spa Chakra Hayman offers guests an exclusive selection of personally-tailored beauty and well-being programs with 13 individual treatment rooms including a dedicated wet treatment room, a relaxing hydrotherapy area, saunas, steam rooms and a state-of-the-art hair salon incorporating special occasion make-up.

Therapies include the Guerlain Methode – a patented facial and body massage technique performed in the Champs Elysees Guerlain Institut since 1938 and the complete range of Guerlain’s renowned skincare, fragrance and make-up products.


Note: Hayman® Island by InterContinental will open in July 2019, welcoming guests to a spectacular island retreat following significant refurbishment after Tropical Cyclone Debbie. While Hayman® Island will remain closed during this time, reservations are now available for stays from 1 July 2019.


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Best time to visit Hayman Island

Anytime. Hayman Island enjoys a tropical climate with hot summers, warm winters and a pleasant spring and autumn.

Summer, from December to February, sees an average high of 30°C (86°F) and an average low of 24°C (75°F), while winter, from June through August, averages a high of 23°C (73°F) and a low of 18°C (64°F).

For more climate info: Hayman Island Weather Guide


Getting to Hayman

Hayman Island is located in the Whitsunday Islands around 1100km north of Brisbane and around 600km south of Cairns.

The closest airport is located on Hamilton Island. Cruising time from Hamilton Island to Hayman is 45 minutes. The resort can organise transport options.

There are no direct international flights to Hamilton Island Airport or nearby Proserpine Airport.

Within Australia, Jetstar Airways and Virgin Australia Airlines offer direct flights to Hamilton Island from Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne; Qantas Airways flies direct from Cairns.

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Latest update: Hayman Island: 31 January, 2019


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