A new era of luxury awaits: Hayman® Island by InterContinental will open in July 2019, welcoming guests to a spectacular island retreat following significant refurbishment after Tropical Cyclone Debbie. While Hayman® Island will remain closed during this time, reservations are now available for stays from 1 July 2019.
Australia’s most iconic private island resort re-imagined.
Welcome to a secluded paradise of serenity and breathtaking beauty. Surrounded by verdant cliffs, crescent-shaped white beaches and celestial-blue sea, Hayman® Island by InterContinental presents a spectacular sensory experience teeming with natural beauty and mindful enrichment.
From the moment you step off your seaplane, helicopter or luxury yacht, you will discover an idyllic destination of privacy and pampering; where diving the Great Barrier Reef, basking in your private pool, sailing the Coral Sea, indulging in culinary artistry and soulful spa treatments are but yet the beginning.
Unrivaled luxury begins with 166 elegantly-renovated rooms, suites and villas across three distinct wings of the Resort. An unforgettable collection meetings & event spaces, wedding venues, exciting new restaurants and bars, and an enriching new spa experience complete the heart of The InterContinental Life.
Opening 1 July 2019, you’re invited to book your iconic island escape today
Discover a haven of serene relaxation with 166 exquisite rooms, suites villas and the halo residence: the Three-Bedroom Hayman® Beach House. From sophisticated sea-facing escapes to tropical garden sanctuaries, you’ll be immersed in a world of unrivalled luxury where contemporary design imaginatively plays with the natural beauty of this iconic island paradise.
Located on the tranquil eastern side of the resort, all rooms and suites in this wing offer serene sophistication with views spilling into tropical landscapes overlooking the lily lagoon and are moments from Hayman® Beach and Coral Sea.
- Lagoon King Rooms
- Lagoon Twin Rooms
- Accessible Lagoon Rooms
- Lagoon Suite King
- One Bedroom Hayman Suite
- Two Bedroom Hayman Suite
- Three Bedroom Hayman Suite
- Family Lagoon Suite
Evoking a rare sense of escapism and accessibility, the Pool Wing presents magnificent luxury retreats perched over the iconic Hayman® Pool with direct swim-out access or views across the breathtaking Coral Sea.
- One Bedroom Pool Access Suite
- Two Bedroom Pool Suite Ocean View
- One Bedroom Pool Ocean View Suite
- Accessible One Bedroom Pool Ocean Suite
Experience Hayman’s most spectacular beachfront sanctuaries and private garden retreats with the world-class collection of luxury residences and brand new villas each with uninterrupted views of Hayman’s white sandy beach and hypnotic Coral Sea.
- Retreat Rooms
- Beachfront Pool Villa
- Three Bedroom Hayman Beach House
Anchored by a defining vision of passion, exclusivity and absolute style, Hayman® Island by InterContinental presents an unforgettable collection of innovative new restaurants, bars, spa experiences and local activities.
A grand palette of innovation: Five new restaurants and bars present an eclectic array off gastronomic delights and extraordinary local flavour. Each experience is enriched by an otherworldly setting of tropical rainforests or the crystal waters of the Coral Sea, from the all-new beachfront Pool Club to the reimagined dining icon, Pacific.
Soulful experiences: the all-new wellness destination welcomes an enriching retreat of traditional and contemporary treatments, each inspired by the local surrounds.
Our little explorers: an all-new kids club and InterContinental Planet Trekkers ensures explorers of all ages are entertained on Hayman® Island.
Events destination: the Entertainment Centre (554m2) and Boardroom cater for up to 300 guests, while a magnificent selection of outdoor spaces provide bespoke settings for 10 to 320 guests.
Complete Resort facilities include five new innovative restaurants and bars, private beach and pool cabanas, iconic Hayman® Pool, stunning family-friendly Aquazure Pool, the Rainforest Lagoon, private Coconut Beach, all-new Resort boutique and gift shop, private fashion and lifestyle boutique, World-class kids club and the InterContinental Planet Trekkers program, state-of-the-art Fitness Centre, premium sports and watersports activities including basketball court, squash courts, golf putting & chipping, soulful spa experience, private yoga, Pilates and health & wellness centre.
Luxury Spa & Retreat
A Soulful Experience:
Leave the world behind as you enter a timeless, serene haven in the Resort’s luxurious wellness destination. Guests will retreat into an intimate, indulgent environment with all-new treatment rooms, couples room, sauna and steam facilities nestled in the natural surrounds of Hayman® Island.
Redesigned to embody a holistic mind, body and spiritual experience, the InterContinental spa exudes a philosophy of sensory and sustainable treatments inspired by the surrounds. Local botanical herbs and organic ingredients evoke a distinct sense of place, heightening rejuvenation and self-actualisation.
Embracing a potent blend of science and indulgence, guests can choose from a selection of lavish and therapeutic treatments, or work with our resident expert therapists to create bespoke experiences to unlock the mind and restore the body.
Nestled at the northernmost point of Australia’s Whitsunday archipelago, Hayman® Island is the nearest Whitsunday Island to the outer reef, including the world-famous Heart Reef and Whitehaven Beach. One of only four islands in the Whitsundays to offer resort accommodation, Hayman Island is Australia’s quintessential private island resort.
Commanding magnificent views south across the Coral Sea, Hayman® Island is 294 hectares (726 acres) in area, 8 kilometres (5 miles) in circumference and is perfectly positioned on a two-kilometre crescent-shaped stretch of stunning white sand beach. It enjoys an ideal climate year-round: May–October (Winter/Spring) average temperature of 25°C/77°F, November–April (Summer/Autumn) average temperature of 31°C/88°F.
The most convenient way to travel to and from Hayman® Island is via Great Barrier Reef Airport located on Hamilton Island. Flights from Sydney are 2 hours 40 minutes, while alternative flights in and out of Proserpine and Mackay on the Queensland Coast are also available. Several international flights connect directly to Great Barrier Reef Airport on Hamilton Island through airports in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. Once on Hamilton Island, a fleet of luxury launches, seaplanes and helicopters transport guests to Hayman Island.
Activities & luxury excursions
Open the gateway to a magical, vibrant playground of extraordinary experiences and revitalising adventure in the world’s most beautiful location.
The stunning surrounds of Hayman Island and the Whitsundays offer unprecedented access to enriching experiences for any palette. Whether it’s a romantic experience for two, a family adventure, team building journey or solo exploration, the all-new suite of experiences are as iconic as they are unforgettable.
Adrenaline and adventure
Explore deep, unchartered worlds with adrenaline-packed adventures designed to offer meaningful connection to the surrounds. Advanced underwater scooters, diving tours and guided snorkelling tours showcase the kaleidoscopic beauty of the Great Barrier Reef, while open-door helicopter and seaplanes offer breathtaking views of the Heart Reef from above. Allow magnificent sailing regattas, tube rides and water ski tours to present the best of on-water experiences, while personalised charters explore the turquoise swirls of Hill Inlet and the world-famous Whitehaven Beach.
Meandering the surrounds
Relaxation and rejuvenation is abound with a collection of experiences that awaken the senses. Discover a high form of connection with sunrise yoga on the sparkling beach, discover rare wildlife in the area with guided tours, or meander the magnificent 18-hole golf course and Clubhouse on Dent Island.
Life’s most cherished moments in the world’s most beautiful surrounds.
Whisper “I do” among the rhythmic lure of the Coral Sea and pristine sands, surrendering to the enchanting romance of Hayman Island. Set against an exquisite backdrop of natural beauty, discover a canvas of endless wonder where each moment is unforgettably breathtaking and forever yours.
Nestled in the rugged Island hills, surrounded by lush tropical gardens and turquoise ocean vistas, the Stella Maris Chapel offers an idyllic venue for life’s most memorable occasion. Our wedding experts offer exceptionally-styled receptions on Hayman Beach or a collection of unique indoor and outdoor venues, with each detail choregraphed to perfection.
Corporate Events and Conferences
Unrivalled natural beauty provides the ideal setting for world-class meetings, incentives and special events. With a magnificent selection of indoor and outdoor spaces set within a unique otherworldly ambiance, the Resort is home to small meetings of up to 10 to large groups of 300 delegates.
Discover an exceptional, world-class Entertainment Centre with fully-equipped stage, high ceilings and split-level design. For striking, intimate events, exclusive use of Hayman Island’s restaurant and bars offer interactive group dining destinations.
Outdoor Resort Locations:
Bask in bespoke outdoor event locations, where each is as unique as the imagination. Whether it’s exquisite settings on Hayman Beach at sunset, or intimate events nestled amongst tropical canopies, event planners can choose from a range of unique settings from the Hayman Beach, sparkling pool, tranquil lily lagoon and garden venues, all the way to the exotic surrounds of nearby islands and luxury yachts.