This charming elevated 1 bedroom cottage is situated amongst Bella Coola’s lush tropical gardens. Walk across the lawn onto the sands of Mission Beach and be captivated by the view over the Coral Sea to Dunk Island or enjoy swimming in Bella Coola’s pool surrounded by the tropical gardens.
Chilko offers an open plan living dining area with a kitchenette plus – one bedroom with modern ensuite. – making it ideal for couples. Beautifully decorated with rich wooden furnishings and luxurious textiles, you will soon feel exquisitely ensconced in your own romantic hideaway.
Throw open the windows and drift into slumber land as the cool sea breezes waft across the room. Or if air conditioning is important to you it is there for your enjoyment.
Chilko is often favoured by those not wishing to be the gourmet chef on their getaway. With Mission Beach Village restaurants and eateries just a short stroll away every meal could be the concern of another Chef.
If looking for a getaway just for 2 consider Chilko.
ella Coola consists of a group of three 1 bedroom cottages. The property is located on the absolute beachfront at Mission Beach. You will enjoy great views across the Coral Sea to Dunk Island – all from the privacy of your own cottage – and a walk across the lawn will bring you to the soft sands of Mission Beach. After your leisurely stroll along the beach you can dive into the cool waters of Bella Coola’s pool.
If you tire of the views, or are simply in need of a little sustenance, you will find that a short stroll of a few minutes will bring you right into Mission Beach Village, which boasts several great cafés and restaurants and, if you prefer to self-cater, you will also find a butcher, health food store and bottle shop.
For those of you who would like to experience some more spectacular North Queensland, hire a bike and discover the many walking tracks or just enjoy riding along the beach.
Ultimately, with their great views and unbeatable location, each Bella Coola cottage is perfect for a romantic getaway for two or, taken together, they are ideal for a group of friends or a family who appreciate a little extra privacy.
If travelling in a group and your own private space in important then consider booking Chilko together with Lillooet or Tofino or all 3 if needed.
Bella Coola cottages have a great holiday feel and is enjoyed by those who stay again and again.
The choices abound - Tandem Sky Dive onto Mission Beach, White Water Raft down the Tully River, Snorkel or Dive the Great Barrier Reef, Fish on the Great Barrier Reef, Kayak over to Dunk Island, enjoy an Island Cruise, End the Day doing a Sunset Sail, take a walk on one of the many Rainforest Walking Tracks and spot a Cassowary, Play a round of golf.
Take a drive to one of the many waterfalls or enjoy a day discovering The Atherton Tablelands.
If relaxation is more your style what could be better than lazing at Breeya by the pool with a good book and a cool drink with the sounds of the birds and ocean to lull you into holiday mode, enjoying the warm balmy nights while dining on the deck, or sample the tasty menus at one of our great restaurants.
Adventure or is up to you!
Transport & Directions
Mission Beach is located on the Great Green Way, Tropical North Queensland coast in Australia between the northern cities of Cairns and Townsville.
FINDING YOUR WAY TO MISSION BEACH FROM CAIRNS
Cairns International and Domestic Airport offers flights from major cities around the World however most travellers fly via Darwin, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide or Perth.
The drive to Mission Beach from Cairns is 1.5 to 2 hours along Highway No 1 - also referred to as The Bruce Highway. It takes you through the heart of the region’s sugar cane and banana farming communities. South of Innisfail at the small township called El Arish turn left from the Highway. (Opposite El Arish Golf Course). The distance to Mission Beach is approx. 16km travelling through amazing World Heritage listed rainforest.
Sugarland Car Rentals has an office in Cairns and Mission Beach enabling one way hire options i.e. from Cairns to Mission Beach. There is a drop off fee of approx. $50-00. They offer a courtesy drop off to your accommodation or Cairns Airport between the hours of 7-30am and 5-00pm at the Cairns office and 8-00am and 4-45pm at the Mission Beach Office.
If you wish to hire a car for the entire time during your stay your options then extend to the larger companies eg. Budget, Avis, Hertz or Thrifty Hire Car Companies.
Mission Beach Taxi service offers a Chauffer driven limousine using late model Holden Statesman Sedans and Mercedes Benz. They are able to take up to 4 passengers from Cairns Airport to your accommodation at Mission Beach for approx. $330. For group bookings please contact the Girls at Mission Beach Holidays.
McCafferty - Greyhound Coach Service (phone 13 14 99) make regular stops in Mission Beach. These services pick up/drop off at the coach terminal in Wongaling Beach. Please contact Mission Beach Holidays for advice on transferring to your accommodation.
FINDING YOUR WAY TO MISSION BEACH FROM TOWNSVILLE
Townsville Airport offers flights from Darwin, Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne.
The drive to Mission Beach from Townsville is 2.5 hours to 3 hours along Highway No 1 - also referred to as The Bruce Highway. It is strongly recommended on this drive to have a break at the Frosty Mango – approx. 45mins drive north of Townsville. Here you can enjoy the most amazing selection of homemade ice creams and gelati. Continue on your journey to Mission Beach crossing the Cardwell Range with breathtaking views at the top overlook Hinchinbrook Island and Channel. Just north of the township of Tully take a right turn. Drive through farmland and the world famous Licuala Palm Forrest and on to the beach communities of Mission Beach.
If you wish to hire a car your options are Budget, Avis, Hertz or Thrifty Hire Car Companies. All have offices in the Townsville Airport.