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US Condé Nast Traveler Readers Vote qualia Among the Best Resorts in Australia

November 1, 2014 Accolades No Comments Email Email

The US Condé Nast Traveler’s prestigious 2014 Reader’s Choice Awards has awarded Hamilton Island’s luxury resort, qualia second place in the ‘Best Resorts in Australia & New Zealand’ category.

The resort has also proven a favourite among Condé Nast readers worldwide withqualia also recently voted ‘Best Resort in Australia’ in the magazine’s UK Readers’ Choice Awards 2014.

427605_num1013677_168x168The results of the annual Readers Choice Awards were determined from nearly 77,000 Condé Nast readers across the globe who this year submitted more than a million votes for their favourite travel experiences. From holiday hotels to destination spas, airlines to cruise lines, each experience was scored out of 100 providing the final ranking.

A unique Australian expression of world-class luxury, and a member of Relais & Châteaux, qualia’s vision to deliver an exceptional experience, from award-winning cuisine to the finest resort leisure facilities, sees it topping this renowned list that includes many of the world’s most highly recognised luxury hotel chains and iconic names.

Situated on Hamilton Island’s sun-drenched northern-most tip with breathtaking views of the surrounding Whitsunday Islands and tranquil Coral Sea, qualia’s distinctive design combines a sense of space, openness and harmony that draws the outside in. Set amongst native Eucalypts, the 60 luxurious pavilions are an indulgent space to unwind in, with either a sundeck or private infinity edge plunge pool.

427605_num1013678_168x168qualia also hosts several special events for its guests throughout the year, including the popular Australian Ballet ‘Pas de Deux in Paradise’ outdoor performance, Weekends of Wonderment event series featuring internationally acclaimed experts creating bespoke, hands on guest experiences and the annualAudi Hamilton Island Race Week – the largest offshore sailing regatta in the Southern Hemisphere.

Attending these events and accessing this multi-award winning resort has been made even more seamless, particularly for international guests, thanks to this year’s return of Qantas flights to the island. Alongside Virgin Australia and Jetstar, regular Qantas flights now service the island direct from both Brisbane and Sydney, addressing the increased demand for premium travel options to Hamilton Island.

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