Last Easter, My husband and I made a booking for one night, when we drove into Palm Cove...we ended up staying for another four! Palm Cove is exactly the kind of resort you dream about when you're stressed and need a break. It's quiet but not dead, friendly but not in your face and the weather's beautifully warm without one being fried to a crisp.
As for our accommodation,we couldn't believe our luck. The apartment was spacious, well equipped, extremely comfortable and the view from the balcony was stunning. For me, however, one of the best things about Marlin Waters is the friendliness and hospitality of hosts, Rhonda and Chris. From the very start they did everything to make our stay as relaxed and easy as possible, ranging from advice about the best places to visit and booking us on excursions to directing us to the nearest place to buy a good bottle of wine! They were unfazed by the fact we kept changing our departure day and were happy to let us check out when we were ready. My daily call-in to the office usually resulted in me enjoying a lengthy chat to Rhonda and she always made time for me to 'bend her ear '(even when she probably had 1000 things to do!). Afew weeks ago, I escaped again, this time with younger members of the family (aged 30, 20 and 5!) and it was great to note that each of us, despite the age difference, all found Palm Cove and Marlin Waters to be the perfect place to stay. I've got friends coming over from the UK in October and I've already recommended they go (so that I accompany them!) However, if they can't fit it in I've decided that I may even go on my own because it feels like I'm with friends, anyway!
All apartments face the beach. We've stayed in two and both have been quiet and well appointed
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