Fairmont Port Douglas Brings New Level of Sustainable Luxury to Australia’s Far North
By : | September 11, 2020
Fairmont Port Douglas

Accor will bring the Fairmont brand to Australia for the first time, with the announcement that the Fairmont Port Douglas is set to open in Far North Queensland in 2023. 

Set on the edge of two UNESCO World Heritage sites – the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest – the hotel has been sustainably designed to give back to the environment. Even before opening, Fairmont Port Douglas is the first hotel in the region to achieve Ecotourism Australia’s Eco Destination Certificate, and it’s been recognised for its strong environmental credentials, winning the Communities & Culture Award at the Sustainable Destinations Awards in March 2020.

Fairmont Port Douglas will boast 253 glamorous rooms, several restaurants and bars, a decadent day spa, a treetop walk and panoramic conference and wedding facilities, all designed around resort-style pools and built to blend seamlessly with nature. From the organic architecture to copious green spaces and natural light, the resort brings nature close, with butterfly nets above the children’s swimming pool, an intimate lobby inspired by birds’ nests and verdant tropical gardens.

Due to Accor’s strong credentials in the Indigenous space, the hotel is also looking to work with the local Kuku Yalanji community, traditional owners of the land, to provide Indigenous Welcome to Culture and Smoking Ceremonies for special events. The Fairmont Spa will also offer treatments using traditional local ingredients to help guests immerse in the unique culture of the destination.

Established in 1907, Fairmont hotels are unforgettable places where occasions are celebrated and history is made. Fairmont Port Douglas will join some of the world’s most iconic hotels including The Savoy London and The Plaza New York (both managed by Fairmont); the Fairmont Peace Hotel; Fairmont Banff Springs and Fairmont Century Plaza LA. Like its sister properties, Fairmont Port Douglas is set to become the hottest destination in town, a place where glamour meets culture and where moments turn into memories.


Images Courtesy- Fairmont Port Douglas