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25 September, 2020

Weekend Getaway - Mission Beach a relaxed casual weekend retreat

Mission Beach is the perfect destination to head to for a naturally tropical escape. Being the midway point between Townsville and Cairns, it is an unspoilt tropical paradise of World Heritage rainforest fronting 14 kilometres of golden, sandy beach.

The relaxed nature of Mission Beach makes it a great place for all sorts of travellers to visit. 

Whether you are a family seeking calm, safe waters for your kids to swim in or a backpacker on your way up or down the coast, Mission Beach has something for you. 

 The destination is what most locals and visitors honestly believe a tropical destination should be. Open spaces, palm tree lined beaches, tropical fruits on the side of the road and an atmosphere that is so relaxed it engulfs you and leaves you with no option but to do just the same. 

 Let yourself be charmed by the small rural communities filled with friendly locals as you are welcomed into their lifestyle. Retreat to your humble abode or to luxurious comfort – Mission Beach offers a range of accommodation options. Mission Beach offers a range of affordable accommodation from beachfront homes suitable for families and large groups, beachfront resorts through to secluded B & B’s. 

 Pitch a tent on one of the islands or opt for a family cabin at one of the caravan parks in Mission Beach. Backpackers can stay and play, with a choice of accommodation providers doted around the region. Mission Beach is a haven for rest, relaxation, and wellness.

It is a wellness retreat that has been designed by nature. Enjoy a foot massage as you walk through the 14 kilometres of golden sandy beaches, exfoliate your feet in the warm, sea water or enjoy a neck massage under the number of water falls close by. Imagine your senses being massaged by cool breezes and tropical aromas at a seaside village set between two world heritage listed sites and a patchwork of green plantations. 

 Taste the local produce, fresh seafood and tropical beef of this magical region at one of the quaint cafes, restaurants, bars and eateries speckled around town. You can dine at a stylish resort or enjoy takeaway fish and chips on the beach, there is something for all experiences and budgets. 

A visit to Mission Beach is a must for a short or extended stay and will leave you relaxed, rejuvenated and wanting more. For more information visit


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