With its stunning beaches, calm turquoise waters and 1000 hectares of national park, Lizard Island, off the coast of northern Queensland, is one of the most exclusive places to stay in Australia. And the House and the Cottage – two adjoining properties that can be hired as one – offer the utmost in luxury accommodation on the island.

Stay at the House and you’ll be treated to a private host who’ll attend to your every request – including facilitating tailor-made experiences like fishing trips or exploring the nearby islands via one of the property’s private boats. You’ll also have access to three secluded beaches on the estate. There’s also a private chef and sommelier for every meal, as well as a naturalist, facialist, massage therapist and yoga instructor. And, to ease you in, you’ll get return scenic charter flights from Cairns and transfers from Lizard Island Airport to the House by four-wheel drive or boat.

The building was by architect James Davidson of JDA Co., and it took owner Steve Wilson 25 years to gain approval to complete it. The properties are fitted out with artworks by Indigenous artists including Sue Pascoe and Fiona Omeenyo, a custom rug by Tibet Sydney, Bemboka bedding and serving ware by Mud Australia and Dinosaur Designs.

The properties are managed by the award-winning Lizard Island Resort, so guests can use its facilities including pools, tennis court, gym, restaurant and bars, with chauffeured transfers to the resort whenever you like. Of course, being a premium accomodation experience, it comes with a justifiably hefty price tag.

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Website: thehouseatlizard.com

Updated: June 13th, 2023

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