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Ruby Reef at Templemoon

Bedrooms 3
Space 3,229 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights


About the property

Ruby Reef Villa at Templemoon is a luxury executive, but competitively priced 3BR 2.5 bathroom villa with a private walkway to Port Douglas's iconic white-sand Four Mile Beach.

It has undercover parking. It has free wifi.

It is family friendly (cot and toddler gates available) with two bicycles (one with a child seat) which you can use (at your own risk). Or you can easily hire your own bicycles. There are several reputable hirers in Port Douglas. Port Douglas is a recreational cyclist's dream, with safe streets and beautiful shady cycle paths.

We provide a comprehensive guide on what to do, where to go, what you can do yourself, which reef trip operators are best for which sorts of people -- divers, snorkelers, kids, oldies, non-swimmers. The tour operators won't tell you!

If you fancy golf, Ruby Reef is next to the fabulous Paradise Links golf course.

Port Douglas is the stepping stone to the very best and most pristine of Australia's Great Barrier Reef. A huge variety of daily snorkeling-diving-sightseeing tours are available. If you like fishing, fishing tours are available from various skilled operators.If you like sailing, there are daily sailing tours and champagne sunset sailing trips to the beautiful Low Isles. Ask our advice. We are happy to help.

It is a short trip to the Daintree River where you can take the various river cruises and see the local wildlife and to Cape Tribulation to where the oldest rainforest in the world meets the Great Barrier Reef -- the world's largest living thing. Drive yourself or pick up one of the many terrific tours available.

Then there are the breath-taking Atherton Tablelands with their stunning crater lakes and majestic waterfalls -- just a short drive away.

Do as much or as little as you like! Sight see, swim, snorkle, dive, fish, wine and dine and shop. Or just kick back and relax by your own pool or the famous Four Mile Beach.

Ruby Reef is an exceptionally well appointed villa, recently refurbished with top-quality furnishings. It has a designer and well-equipped kitchen. But we can organize a range of catering services if you want a break from cooking. Also, ask us to recommend our favourite restaurants to you as well as our favourite take-outs and our favourite special delis and fruiterers.

Ruby Reef Villa has designer bathrooms with a spa bath in the main bathroom. It has a well-equipped internal laundry with dryer and ironing facilities. If you plan to stay for more than a week we can arrange for your villa to be serviced.

It is walking distance to a delightfully informal family-friendly restaurant, a friendly pub and shops. it is a short drive to Port Douglas Village. Also a nearby free shuttle bus can take you to the Port Douglas Village where you will find some of Australia's best restaurants and boutiques.

Ruby Reef Villa is exceptional quality and value for money. A family or two or three couples could not hope to get accommodation at one of Australia's premier holiday destinations at such value. This is so much better than a resort. In Ruby Reef Villa, you have all the advantages of a luxury resort and more while retaining the freedom, privacy and economy of your own luxury villa while enjoying the best of this charming and beautiful town with all it has to offer the discerning visitor.

Why stay at Ruby Reef?

There are more reasons. The owners (a semi-retired professional couple) live in Port Douglas. They know what visitors want. They are intimately familiar with the town, the tours, what to see and do and where to dine. All the information you will need is provided and is in the villa. But you can phone them for help. They are passionate about you enjoying your holiday in paradise!

They have arranged discounts for guests of Ruby Reef Villa with tours/attractions they know are good from first-hand experience.

Quality holiday. Great value.

A visit to Far North Queensland is a special trip. You want top quality accommodation and you deserve value for money. Ruby Reef Villa has the quality of the major resorts while giving you the extras the resorts do not have -- the freedom your own luxury villa can give you plus the luxury of your own pool and the closeness to the more private part of this iconic tropical beach.

More Details

Property Manager
Crispin Hull
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
February 12, 2018

About Crispin Hull

We are semi-retired professionals (law and journalism). We have a beautiful yacht and go to the reef and islands frequently. We know a lot about Port Douglas and the reef and we provide and extensive insiders guide to our guests.

Crispin Hull purchased this villa in 2012

Why Crispin Hull chose Port Douglas

Value for money. The reef and the rainforest.

What makes this villa unique

Owners give you an excellent insiders guide so you get the best out of your holiday. We tell you what you can do own your own easily and which tour operators do which things for which sort of people.


Port Douglas Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Floor Area:
  • 3229 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 queen
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • forests
  • marina
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


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Ruby Reef at Templemoon
average rating of 4.882353 based on 17 reviews

Great Property

  • 5 of 5

Would definitely reccomend Ruby Reef to anyone, great place to stay while in north Queensland!

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
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Ningi, Queensland, Australia

just like the photos,perfect for a family

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay, it was exactly like the photos, very comfortable, very well supplied with everything in the kitchen,laundry & bathrooms.

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
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NZ-NSN, New Zealand

Lovely apartment

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful apartment - heaps of space - and quiet location. Great value too. The sun didn't quite get on to the pool and courtyard area when we were there but that was probably because it was the middle of winter...Easy drive in to Port Douglas and nice beachy restaurant within walking distance.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Perfect option for a quiet, convenient break

  • 5 of 5

We loved our time at Ruby Reef. It's situated in a quiet pocket of Port Douglas at the bottom end of the beach. Perfect for walks on the beach but 5 minutes to Macrossan and the facilities were outstanding.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Beautiful property

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay even no the weather was way 2 humid and we got eaten alive by mosquitos and had 2 watch the crocs and stingers everywhere we went !!

  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia

Loved it

  • 5 of 5

I've been meaning to leave a review for months now. Ruby Reef was the perfect place to set up base during our holiday in tropical Queensland. The property is beautiful, comfortable and modern and in a great location. I wouldn't hesitate to stay here again and thoroughly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Dec 16, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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Nearest Airport
55 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
150 Metres
Beach Shack
Nearest Restaurant
150 Kilometres
Beach Shack
Nearest Beach
150 Metres
4 Mile Beach
Car: recommended
Other Activities:

Great Barrier Reef.

Great Barrier Reef. Boats leave for the reef every day. We send a big info pack about the reef and Port Douglas to guests who book




Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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