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Mice Net : August 2009
palm Cove Let this spectacular destination exceed your expectations. T his tranquil beachside destination has been dubbed the spa capital of Australia, however it is much more than just a destination to luxuriate with a massage and mud mask. It offers a unique range of high-end meeting space and accommodation, all with views over the pure sandy strip. Located just 25 minutes’ drive north of Cairns, Palm Cove is an ideal destination for post-conference trips. Arriving at Palm Cove the first thing that will greet you is the swaying palm trees, golden sand and sparkling ocean. As well as being a great place for your group to unwind, Palm Cove offers a range of meeting space ideal for small to medium sized contingents. This destination is perfect for groups wanting to brainstorm in an office-free environment, or meet in a stunning and intimate setting. And, if you’re keen to host an event in the great outdoors, Palm Cove provides the perfect canvas to work with. There’s plenty of room for teambuilding activities on the sand, gala dinner under the stars, or a fun cocktail function with fire twirlers! You’re only limited by your imagination. Partners especially love being able to get out of the city and spend a day relaxing at a spa and dining at a spectacular restaurant overlooking the beach. Like all great resort-style destinations, Palm Cove also offers a number of golf courses for those who enjoy a leisurely game. The two local layouts are well-suited to the surrounding region, and are rarely booked out, although a quick phone call is advised. There’s also a range of accommodation to choose from in Palm Cove with a great selection dotted along Williams Esplanade which runs along the beachfront. The style of accommodation ranges from three to five-star resorts, hotels, holiday apartments and luxurious holiday homes. Palm Cove cuisine is another reason why you’ll find it hard to leave. There’s a wide range of dining options along the esplanade that are bound to tempt your taste buds. Local produce is aplenty with the chefs in this region making the most of the local food bowl of the Cairns Highlands as well as the freshest seafood. So take a trip to the melaleuca tree-lined esplanade of Palm Cove to relax, rejuvenate and regroup your team. 70 mice.net sUppLement paCk up and head to paradise Palm Cove’s a treasure trove of luxurious possibilities. Paradise Palms Resort & Country Club Known in the region for its spectacular golf course, Paradise Palms Resort and Country Club offers a green escape for any conference delegate looking for a chance to refresh post-meeting. The course is constantly ranked as one of Australia’s best and offers a challenging layout for any golfing enthusiast. The course has sweeping fairways, six lakes, 94 bunkers and a host of narrow undulating greens and snaking creeks. The property also features new apartment-style accommodation that opened early 2009. There are 96 one and two-bedroom apartments that include a self-contained kitchen, lounge and separate bathroom. There’s been much development at Paradise Palms this year, and the new mini-golf course is set to open in late August 2009. For meetings, Paradise Palms can cater for medium sized conferences, workshops and seminars. Whether it’s a group of 200 or small sessions of two, there’s more than enough space to accommodate delegates in the comfort of air-conditioned facilities that have spectacular views over the course. For more information go to www.paradisepalms.com.au. Peppers Beach Club & Spa Palm Cove With breathtaking views over the palm-fringed beach, Peppers Beach Club is located in the heart of Palm Cove village. Just 20 minutes’ drive from Cairns, Peppers Beach Club & Spa offers a calm coastal escape. With 196 elegant suites and spa rooms, which range from private one-bedroom