Beach Club resort: a perfect romantic escape Posted by Gemma Christie - 30 July 2015 We are celebrating the re-opening of the Beach Club on 1 August, after a full refurbishment. Discover why the Beach Club is now, more than ever, the perfect place for your next romantic escape. In among the chaos of our every day, quality time together is precious. A glass of wine shared after a manic work week, a relaxing walk enjoyed hand in hand, an indulgent date night, a quiet few minutes together once the children have gone to bed ... To have time to do all of the above, and more, is the ultimate dream for any couple. Whether it’s for one or two nights or a few weeks, nothing can surpass a romantic getaway. Quality time enjoyed at Hamilton Island’s Beach Club resort When you want to get away just the two of you, many people don’t want to spend an eternity getting there. The sooner you can both be relaxing on the beach, cocktail in hand, the better. Hamilton Island’s Beach Club Resort has romance written all over it and the best part, it’s not too far away either. Hamilton Island’s airport and the regular direct flights from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Cairns not to mention ferry services from the mainland, makes this tropical island paradise extremely easy to get to. You’ll be enjoying breakfast in your kitchen or kissing the kids goodbye in the morning and soaking up island paradise by lunchtime. Perfect. Sounding rather ideal? For a moment, let’s imagine your flights are booked, bags packed and you’re off. A romantic Beach Club resort getaway in tropical Great Barrier Reef island bliss awaits. The spectacular view from the plane as you fly over the Whitsunday Islands before landing on Hamilton Island. The stress of your week quickly fades as you and your loved one relax into your chairs. You gaze out of the plane window. Soon you find yourself unable to look away. The vibrant blue of the ocean is interrupted only by the dotted beauty of the Whitsunday Islands, each one lined with a fine strip of pure white sand. The view is breathtaking. You won't find yourself longing to feel and smell the ocean for long as before you know it, the plane has touched down on Hamilton Island. As you walk off the plane, a member of the Beach Club guest services team greets you, helps you with your bags and transfers you to the resort – a quick and scenic 10-minute drive. The vibrant and fresh Beach Club resort lounge. The recently refurbished boutique resort is fresh and vibrant, whilst boasting a warm and welcoming ambience, aimed at making you feel right at home. The ocean breeze greets you as you walk through the lounge. It’s instantly rejuvenating. The Beach Club boasts an enviable beach front location right on Catseye Beach with each one of the 57 rooms looking out over the Coral Sea. You enter your room and already feel a world away from the life you left this morning. The blue print of the plump pillows lie in contrast against the cotton grey bedspread. Plantation shutters open up to a stunning view of Catseye Beach and the Whitsunday Islands beyond. A free standing stone bath and rain shower have your name all over it. The Beach Club resort rooms are luxuriously furnished, with everything well thought through to make sure you feel right at home. However the Hamilton Island weather is calling you in an equally as persuasive manner. While the sun shimmers on the resort’s infinity pool below, you feel the need to make the most of your first afternoon in Whitsundays paradise. Endless time to enjoy island bliss together With nowhere in particular to be, time is now a luxury. You could while away the afternoon poolside in the warm sun with a captivating book. Beach Club is an adults-only resort so you feel confident you won’t be splashed or pulled into the pool for a handstand competition. Or if you feel ever so slightly more active, take a leisurely walk along Catseye Beach and watch the catamarans sailing up and down the bay. The Beach Club pool is one of the best of the Great Barrier Reef hotels making the resort a good alternative over a Hamilton Island holiday apartment. A romantic dinner for two When it comes to choosing a relaxed, romantic restaurant for dinner, there are plenty of dining options but a favourite would have to be coca chu, Hamilton Island's south East Asian restaurant overlooking Catseye Beach. coca chu Head chef, Adam Woodfield is a master at creating fresh, interesting Asian dishes influenced by seasonal flavours and the produce ripe for the picking in his veggie garden. The hardest part is choosing a couple of dishes from the diverse and delicious menu! Romantic tip: the lounges outside coca chu make for the ideal place to enjoy a pre dinner sunset cocktail or glass of champagne. Make your way across to dinner early for a celebration drink to mark the start of a romantic few days away together. Hamilton Island’s coca chu restaurant is the ideal choice for those looking for a romantic, relaxed dinner for two. After a short walk home following a scrumptious dinner, no doubt the bath is still on your mind. No one to disturb you. Nowhere to be. It's the epitome of indulgence. You allow your whole body to sink into the soothing water. You relax completely. Any distant memory of stress melts away. This is your time together to relax and reconnect. You emerge and climb into the divine Beach Club beds, you both feel well and truly at peace in island paradise. Making the most of your days in Whitsundays paradise You wake up at leisure and either enjoy a delicious breakfast in your room or by the pool. The sun is shining and the day is yours to enjoy together as you wish. There are plenty of things to do on Hamilton Island ranging from taking up your position by the pool once again to exploring the beauty of the island and region beyond. From kayaking to sailing a catamaran, bushwalking to snorkelling, flying out to the Great Barrier Reef or walking along the white sand of Whitehaven Beach ... all that’s left to do is imagine your next few days in tropical island paradise. Breakfast at the Beach Club. Relax on Catseye Beach. Whitehaven Beach, located on Hamilton Island's doorstep. A scenic flight over Heart Reef is a must do. Enjoy a sunset sail. Dive or snorkel the Great Barrier Reef. Watch the sun set over Hamilton Island. Whether you’ve had a busy day doing nothing or everything, the perfect way to top it off is to savour this precious time together as you watch the sun go down over the Whitsunday Islands. Make your way up to One Tree Hill and enjoy a drink at One Tree Hill café and bar, or soak up the view of the sun setting over the marina from the Hamilton Island Yacht Club’s Bommie Deck, before heading off to enjoy another dinner together. Hamilton Island’s signature Bommie restaurant or Beach Club restaurant are both ideal options if you’re looking for something special. All that’s left to do now is climb back into your divine Beach Club bed once more. Sweet dreams promise to characterise another deep and rejuvenating sleep. Don’t drift off yet though – you have a romantic getaway to start planning! In the meantime, a glass of wine shared after a manic work week, a relaxing walk enjoyed hand in hand, an indulgent date night, a quiet few minutes together once the children have gone to bed ... until you have the chance to escape together to island paradise, remember every moment of quality time is precious so let’s make the most of everyone. Sweet dreams – the ideal way to end another perfect day exploring paradise on Hamilton Island. About the Author As Hamilton Island’s Communications Manager, Gemma is passionate about both writing and all things to do with Hamilton Island tropical island paradise. Sharing all the news, insights and interesting stories from the destination perfectly combines both loves. When not writing, Gemma can be found dancing for no reason, going out for breakfast, soaking up the beach or spending time with her family doing all of the above.