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Mai Tai Resort

Travellers' Choice award winner
29/05/2017 30/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 May 2012

The Mai Tai is located a short distance from Port Douglas on the Mosman/Mt Malloy Road on the side of a mountain surrounded by lush rain forest. You will need a car if you are going to stay here and need to accept that if you go out for a meal in the evening one of you is going to...

6Thank AlanClaire
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 2 May 2012

We stayed here for 3 nights and had a great time. Andre and Anthony were very helpful in recommending tours as it was our first time in Port Douglas. The room we stayed in was very clean and stylish. The views from the mountain/rain forest was amazing and a great alternative to the usual water views you see in coastal...

2Thank Rex N
Reviewed 29 April 2012

We've just returned from staying at Mai Tai for 3 nights. Its a lovely Balinese style retreat with amazing views across the surrounding rainforest. Dispite the name (and as their website makes clear) this is not a large impersonal resort, but rather an intimate, tranquil retreat - away from the hubub of the coastal resorts - while still being close...

2Thank Simon B
Reviewed 25 April 2012

I stayed at the Mai Tai Resort for 3 nights and my only regret is not staying longer. This is a great private location set in the Mountains in the hinterlands of Port Douglas. As a single traveller Mai Tai was just a perfect pit stop for some serious R&R ... sitting by the pool and just relaxing with the...

3Thank theplantman
Reviewed 24 April 2012

I suppose this is so highly rated because of the hosts, because the room and facilities are nothing special. Breakfast is nice but I wouldn't call this a 'resort' because it's really a bed and breakfast with a small pool. If you have allergies then stay away, there's 2 giant hairy dogs and a couple of cats too. The hot...

12Thank funkioto
maitairesort, Owner at Mai Tai Resort, responded to this review

Yes you’re right we are highly regarded because we do go out of our way to provide every guest with excellent service and that’s what makes Mai Tai stand out from the rest. When you make a booking to stay somewhere one would hope that you do your homework and you check out the website first before making your selection....

New York City, New York
Reviewed 14 April 2012

We stayed at Mai Tai for our much anticipated honeymoon. Andre & Anthony were absolutely amazing hosts. The room rented was perfect impeccably decorated/ spacious/clean/beautiful views ( it even had a coffee bar and mini fridge). They were very friendly and helped us with all of our questions related to the area. Andre was a delight each morning with breakfast....

3Thank traveler4everNbeyond
Reviewed 12 April 2012

Very different for us and a little out of the way. However Anthony and Andre are great hosts - very attentive without being overbearing. Very relaxing and beautiful views. Next time we visit Port Douglas we'll definitely come back. My partner loved the dogs - Tara and Aerus(?).

Thank Longpants
Tully, Australia
Reviewed 2 April 2012

This was our third visit to Mai Tai and we will continue to go back time and again. Our first experience was in September, 2011. Since that time we cannot get over the overwhelming feeling of relaxation from the minute we started up the driveway, we new we were in for a treat! The first time we visited, Anthony and...

2Thank David H
Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 3 March 2012

Having spent almost a week at Mai Tai and having originally hesitated between it and other resorts closer to the beach, we could not have been more satisfied with the choice we made. Upon arrival to Mai Tai and during a conversation with our wonderful host, Anthony (Andre was away unfortunately) during our first breakfast while enjoying the beautiful view...

1Thank Portuguese_Trav
Waterloo, Canada
Reviewed 17 February 2012

We were on our month long pan Pacific Rim honeymoon. Great barrier reefs was our second last stop (or Port Douglas/Cairns). Always profited from Tripadvisor's reviews on new destinations, we booked the Mai Tai. I always loved Bali and its practical yet intriguing architecture, it was a no-brainer. After a disappointing stay in Cairns, we were really hoping for a...

2Thank DavidzLi

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mai Tai is a small adults only boutique Resort / Retreat set in the Port Douglas Hinterlands just 10 minutes North from the Port Douglas entrance. - With only 6 rooms - 2 Superior Rooms / 2 Deluxe Rooms and One 2 bedroom Executive Villa it's sure to guarantee you privacy and excellent service. Mai Tai commands some of the most spectacular views within the region across the Rainforest towards Thornton's Peak and the Coral Coast. With our high altitude you can always be guaranteed of peaceful days and cool breezes. Mai Tai is the perfect location away from the hustle and bustle of big cities, traffic and people offering a stress free environment and total relaxation. Mai Tai is within easy reach of beautiful beaches, fine dining, shopping and all local tours and attractions the region has to offer. This exclusive retreat caters for a maximum of only 12 discerning guests at any one time. Consisting of four romantic Balinese influenced rooms (2 Superior / 2 Deluxe), which have been carefully designed with hand carved furnishings and fittings from around Asia. Plus our Exclusive 2 bedroom Executive Villa set high above the Mai Tai Resort - Hidden amongst the Rainforest with it's own private plunge pool. Escape to Paradise and discover our hidden treasure, amidst the mountains, with cool sea breeze while relaxing around the saltwater pool. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mai Tai Resort

Address: 292 Mossman-Mt Molloy Rd | Cassowary, Port Douglas, Queensland 4873, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Port Douglas
Price Range: $169 - $366 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Mai Tai Resort 4.5*
Number of rooms: 5
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Also Known As:
Mai Tai Hotel Port Douglas
Mai Tai Port Douglas
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Port Douglas
#3 Luxury Hotel in Port Douglas
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“All rooms appeared very similar.”
JerroldT, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We prefer the Orchid Suite, with its awesome private outdoor shower and courtyard”
Neil_and_Vicki_2013, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Orchid room is perfect with private out-door tropical shower”
hoain462, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the Orchid room which was delightful, with outdoor shower and wonderful views.”
SandKS86, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you want a view of the forest there are 2 rooms on the side facing the mountains plus the high end luxury villa as accommodation.”
figan2016, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
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