Hayman Island by Intercontinental opens
One of Australia’s most iconic private island resorts in the Whitsunday Islands, Hayman Island by InterContinental welcomes its first guests having undergone a $135 million refurbishment offering an immersive luxurious experience, and is sure to be a honeymoon favourite.
Arriving via either luxury catamaran, helicopter or seaplane guests are immediately immersed into a luxury island lifestyle. The 166-room private resort has three distinct wings comprising guest rooms, suites and villas all hugging the pristine coastline: the Pool Wing, the Beach Wing and the Lagoon Wing, each boast breath-taking views of the Coral Sea.
A new addition is the exquisite Three Bedroom Hayman Beach House, fronting Hayman® Beach and offering 400sqm of luxurious privacy. Each of the three encompassing suites has their own plunge pool, master ensuite and over-sized bathtub with the social spaces offering luxury island living with open plan dining and living room, alfresco entertaining, private sun loungers and unobstructed beach access.
Managed by one of the world’s leading hotel companies, InterContinental Hotels Group® (IHG), Hayman Island has undergone refurbishment, ensuring the highest standards of luxury and service delivered to guests visiting one of the world’s most desirable destinations.
“Today marks a special day for our team who have worked tirelessly on the transformation of this sensational island resort. Designed to be discreetly private, welcoming to families as well as couples, with a meaningful connection to its surrounds, Hayman Island by InterContinental is the embodiment of a luxury resort experience reimagined for the modern traveller,” said Mark Eletr, General Manager of Hayman Island by InterContinental.
dining and bar experience
Five new distinct restaurants and bars, each an exquisite destination in their own right inspired by local flavours and global know-how. Pacific is where guests will begin their days exploring the breakfast stations and seeking inspiration from the esteemed chefs. As the sun sets over the coral sea, Bar Fifty in the heart of the resort transports guests back to an era of globetrotters in the 1950s serving classic cocktails with a Hayman twist. Guests are encouraged to explore the flavours roaming across the resort, from the fresh pool-side flavours of the sea offered at AQUA, the roaring Italian inspired pizza ovens of Amici Trattori to the bold and zesty pan-Asian cuisine at Bam Bam.
Hayman Island’s journey ensures safeguarding and protecting its beautiful surrounds and its commitment to it is at the forefront of IHG®’s reimagined resort. Guests will be taken on a journey of education when it comes to the island’s neighbouring reef ecosystems and will be exclusively supplied with reef-safe sunscreen. Guests will also receive a complimentary, reusable water bottle upon check-in reinforcing the ban on single-use plastics and will be encouraged to refill this during their stay from the multiple still filtered water stations placed conveniently across the resort. A unique glass-to-sand crusher will recycle glass bottles for use in the island’s gardens, while state-of-the-art in-room technology will conserve and maximise energy.
For reservations and travel arrangements, please visit: haymanisland.intercontinental.com.
Rooms at InterContinental Hayman Island by InterContinental start from AUD$750.00 per night.