Questions and Answers
Can we invite friends?
The Beach Villa is a two-bedroom villa with both a king suite and a queen suite. The rate for extra guests is located on our rates page. For special events like weddings and photo shoots a guest list is required and must be discussed at the time of booking. Please note, no day guests allowed.
Are there any shops bars or restaurants on the island?
No, it is an exclusive and private oasis that celebrates the beauty of nature and nurture. Both our retreat and the Island plays host to an array of activities and adventures to be had. Please consult our activities page or speak with Sharon for some suggestions on how to make your holiday the perfect package.
How do we order food and beverages?
For your convenience of arrival, without rushing around with shopping lists, we can arrange to have your gourmet food provisions, beverages and seafood ordered and delivered on the day of your arrival at cost plus 20%. The order forms can be downloaded from the catering page and must be emailed to us at least 3 weeks prior to your arrival.
However if you wish to BYO food and beverages you are welcome too. Please ensure that your supplies are packaged in blue recycle bags and/or boxes for easy transport on a water taxi.
What is the weather like?
Tropical North Queensland, is exactly that, tropical. Temperatures range from a pleasant 18–35ºC degrees over a wet season (November - March) and a dry warm season (April - November). Any time on Bedarra Island is a beautiful time to enjoy secluded paradise. The winter months are a special time of the year with the opportunity to sight migrating whales that.
Can we bring our children?
This is a romantic couples retreat, a space to celebrate and nurture your love. Unfortunately, it has not been designed with children in mind. Half the romance of a holiday like this is enjoying a peaceful time without interruptions.
Is there any other accommodation on east bedarra island?
Yes there are seven holiday homes, however East Bedarra Island Retreat is the only 100% beach and waterfront accommodation that offers luxury and privacy, the perfect jewel on the reef.
Do you offer honeymoon or wedding packages?
Our passion is to create lasting and memorable experiences for all our guests, especially those choosing Bedarra Island as the destination for their wedding, honeymoon or event. Our packages are individually designed to your tastes and needs, so please contact our event specialist Sharon for further information.
Have there been any recent structial changes or upgrading to the retreat?
Yes, the entire retreat has just completed a total redesign, offering a new 2-bedroom villa and living space that has been built with every attention to detail.
Is bedarra island available for holiday rental year-round?
East Bedarra Island Retreat is an exclusive holiday destination that nurtures the natural environment, which is why we accommodate guests for only 26-weeks of the year.