SLICE OF HEAVEN Travelling the world as flight attendants for over 30 years allowed Hans and Wendy van der Wolf to experience the ultimate in holiday accommodation and service. Their appetite for travel and luxury holidays was the brainchild for their Port Douglas and Tropical North Queensland based business, Executive Retreats.

Executive Retreats offers a refreshing edge on holiday accommodation. Enter a world where luxury retreats are self-contained, provide the latest technologies, (yes Mum, free WIFI) and provide travellers with all the comforts for a home away from home. Having grown their extensive portfolio formany years, Hans and Wendy have been able to share their passion with thousands of travellers to the region and have met many wonderful guests, some whom are now friends and northern investors and continue to return year after year to experience this jewel of the north.

A love of architecture and interior design has led the way for the team at Executive Retreats representing the iconic Balinese inspired Bali Hai and The Beach Villa on Newell, two properties which revolutionised Tropical North Queensland holiday accommodation by creating exciting, non-conventional destinations to stay at.

Stay in Luxury, Play in Paradise.

The Executive Retreats portfolio now includes a diverse selection of retreats and special event venues, some award winning including absolute beachfront holiday homes where you can - cocktail in hand, float in the pool and feel like you are in the ocean just 2 meters away. Others include luxury lifestyle properties with acreage and expansive lawns and exotic gardens, a must for those seeking absolute privacy and relaxation or a unique wedding venue. Then there are chic apartments and villas within Boutique Resorts and holiday homes dotted along the tropical coastline in cosmopolitan Port Douglas and the northern beaches of Cairns.

You can choose your own adventure when you stay with Executive Retreats. After a day exploring the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef or the ancient world heritage listed Daintree Rainforest, discover the tastes of the tropics with an in-house Chef creating delicious memories with the freshest local produce or float off in the sunset on the pool side day bed in the hands of an experienced spa therapist. Travelling with children butneed a little adult time? Executive Retreats can recommend professional child minding and nanny services to keep the little one’s entertained.

Your senses will be stimulated, luxury surrounds you and time will stand still…

Pearl, a four-bedroom absolute beachfront house at Newell Beach, just north of PortDouglas is a favourite amongst families with two separate entertainment lounges, one for the adults and one for the kids. The house is modern and comfortable and has been tastefully decorated with designer furnishings. The 15-meter swimming pool is Your senses will be stimulated, luxury surrounds you and time will stand still surrounded by manicured tropical gardens and features a large deck with BBQ for outdoor dining. Guests can pick fresh herbs from the garden and then prepare meals in the gourmet kitchen. You can fish 30 metres from the front lawn and play a round of golf or two at the nearby golf course. The destination is inviting and enticing and guests return year after year to experience the ‘Pearl’ on Newell Beach.

Need a bit more action? You will spend endless days in the pool at 6 Beachfront Mirage. This glamourous home in the Beachfront Mirage Estate in Port Douglas has been designed over two spacious levels, features all the mod cons and is walking distance to Macrossan Street. Sunbathe by day, wine and dine by night.

“We understand service – attentive but not intrusive, our guests privacy is respected at all times”.

It’s the personal touches that create the ultimate holiday experience for guests of Executive Retreats and Wendy and Hans are proud of their youthful skilled team. Communication is key from the very first enquiry through to departure with guests met at their retreat and warmly welcomed to the area. A carefully planned Welcome Pack eases guests into relaxation. Are you booking your flights yet?

We invite you to be our guest and indulge…in the ‘Art of Tropical Living’.