close
Advertisement

Turn your dream into reality at Daydream Island Resort

Dust off the suitcase and prepare to hit the beach. Daydream Island Resort is ready to reopen in 2019 following an extensive $100 million renovation.

Turn your dream into reality at Daydream Island Resort
Daydream Island Resort

The hugely popular Great Barrier Reef resort closed in 2017 after it sustained severe damage in Cyclone Debbie.

Two years of renovations have meant that Daydream Island is now bigger and better than ever before.

“The re-opening of Daydream Island is a huge milestone after the devastation caused by Cyclone Debbie,” Jayson Heron, Daydream Island’s director of sales and marketing says.

“It will have been a two-year journey and we are excited to welcome our loyal regulars and new guests to the island to experience the new premium offering.”

Advertisement
The restaurants
The restaurants
Supplied

Daydream Island Resort will have three restaurants: Graze Interactive Dining, Infinity and Inkstone Kitchen and Bar.

No matter which restaurant you choose – expect seasonal fresh local produce. Daydream has hired executive chef, Bradley Martin, formerly of Taumeasina Island Resort in Samoa to lead the resort’s premium dining destinations.

Through simple, yet creative menus Mr Martin plans to showcase local produce and flavours.

“I have been meeting local farmers and producers in the Whitsundays region and am excited by the quality of food that surrounds us,” he says.

“My food is prepared with love and respect and my menus will show this through simple yet modern dishes.”

Graze Interactive Dining, off the main lobby, will serve a modern buffet for breakfast and dinner. It looks and feels like paradise. In keeping with the tropical surrounds, huge baskets of plants are scattered across the rooftop, dangling ferns above diners. Huge glass windows overlook the pool.

The first-floor Infinity restaurant is open for lunch and dinner and has expansive views over the Whitsundays. Infinity has a private Teppanyaki Suite for an unforgettable dining experience.

Inkstone Kitchen and Bar will showcase modern Australia dishes. If you book a deluxe room or suite – this is your breakfast spot. All other guests can enter for lunch and dinner.

Daydream Island now has three bars – Barefoot Bar, Tonic and Silica – where guests can quench their thirst.



Advertisement

More in Travel

34 things your airplane pilot won’t tell you

34 things your airplane pilot won’t tell you

We asked pilots from around the world to give us straight answers about maddening safety rules, inexplicable delays, the air and attitudes up there, and what really happens behind the cockpit door. What they told us will change the way you fly.
How to survive a plane crash

How to survive a plane crash

The odds of being killed on a single airline flight are one in 4.7 million.
23 unplanned travel mishaps you’ll never forget

23 unplanned travel mishaps you’ll never forget

Embarrassing incidents, hilarious stuff-ups, failed romances, shipwrecks, earthquakes, motorbike gangs and more – these true reader tales from around the world show us that even the best-laid travel plans can quickly come undone.
Say goodbye to airport boredom with these global wi-fi passwords

Say goodbye to airport boredom with these global Wi-Fi passwords

Blogging genius Anil Polat has created a map with Wi-Fi passwords from hundreds of airports around the world. See if there's one near you.


Advertisement