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Palm Cove Conference Accommodation

Palm Cove serves as a premier destination to hold conferences, Events, incentives and meetings. The laid-back tropical atmosphere, teamed with stunning rainforest and Great Barrier Reef views creates a unique and laidback setting to reward and inspire.

The informal environment of Palm Cove encourages bonding, relaxation and serenity; a great contrast from the hectic and sometimes stressful atmosphere workers are often exposed to.

Additionally Palm Cove is home to one of the largest conference centres outside the Cairns CBD, the Palm Cove Conference Centre has seating for more than 500 people theatre style and is overlooking the magnificent Palm Cove Country Club Golf Course.

For booking your Accommodation whilst staying at Palm Cove, contact The Cairns Holiday Specialists on 07 4059 5959 or email your enquiry to



Palm Cove Conference Venues

The following are some recommended conference venues in Palm Cove. Click each one for more detail and to contact a professional conference venue finder; read on for a brief description of each venue:

If you are after a conference or meeting venue, there are several venues in Palm Cove, Australia all catering for Different needs. Palm Cove is also a premier incentive destination because of the fantastic natural environment and luxurious Resorts and Facilities creating the perfect reward for anyone! Palm Cove Travel Guide has a close relationship with a conference, incentive and Palm Cove Accommodation venue finder, "Cairns Conference Specialists"
With the help of a professional conference venue finder and Accommodation specialist receive professional tips, advice and ideas from someone that has years of experience organising conferences in Palm Cove and is familiar with all the venues and resorts in the Palm Cove and the surrounding area. For more information about how cia specialists can help you please click the link for more information on palm cove conferences.

Conference venues, conference catering and hotel/resort information are all things that need to be considered before holding your conference in Palm Cove, Australia. In Palm Cove you will find conference venues and meeting rooms that can hold from as many as 600 delegates to as little as 30. Whether you want to hold your conference on a private tropical island, in a flashy five star resort or in a conservative banquet room, there are plenty of venue options in Palm Cove.

Catering for the conference is another issue that needs to be considered with your professional conference organiser. Will you provide canapés and hor d’oeuvres throughout the day? Will lunch be included? Will you hold a conference banquet dinner or cocktail party to mark the beginning or the end of the conference?

Tours are also another consideration, there are so many wonderful places to visit while in Palm Cove Australia such as the Great Barrier Reef, World Heritage-listed rainforest, white-water rafting and plenty more adventurous Activities. Tours and activities can also serve as a great team building experience and incentive.

Since Palm Cove is located only 20 minutes from the Cairns International and Domestic Airport, 25 minutes from Cairns CBD and 35 minutes from the popular resort destination of Port Douglas, it makes a perfect conference, event, or incentive Location.

Palm Cove Conference Centre

The Palm Cove Conference Centre is the largest conference venue in Palm Cove. The facility can hold as many as 600 business delegates in over 5 different conference and meeting rooms. The Palm Cove Conference Centre is located at the Novotel Rockford Palm Cove Resort, a lovely resort sprawled amongst 100 acres and features expansive mountain views, walking distance to the beach, several pools, tennis courts, a golf course and plenty more. All your conference needs can be met at the Palm Cove Conference Centre and the centre features modern and innovated high-tech equipment.

The Palm Cove Conference and Function Centre’s soft refurbishment has included a state of the art AV system, wireless network facilities, new carpets, painting, and soft furnishings. In November 2003, the Palm Cove Conference Centre was announced Winner “Meeting Industry and Catering Services” at the Tourism Tropical North Queensland Tourism Awards and was a finalist for the previous two years. The Palm Cove Conference and Function Centre offers unlimited themed event options and team building activities. The Palm Cove Conference Centre can accommodate up to a 400 guests seated for dinner.

Room Name Area m² Theatre Banquest Cocktail U-Shape Cabaret Classroom
Arlington 126 150 80 180 40 48 90
Arlington & Aisle - 200 120 230 55 72 110
Thetford 114 100 70 130 30 42 60
Thetford & Aisle - 150 80 180 50 48 80
Hastings 77 100 50 130 30 30 56
Flinders 93 100 50 130 30 30 70
Outer Reef 304 300 250 330 65 150 180
Inner Reef 170 200 130 230 62 78 136
Coral Reef 474 500 400 250 - 240 320
Terrace - - 120 200 - - -
Barramundi Room - - 140 200 - - -
Barramundi Meeting Room - 120 80 - - - 70


Door Heights and Widths
Entrance to Lobby Heights 2.4 m Width 1.6m
Entrance to Conference Rooms Heights 2.4 m Width 1.6 m
Entrance to Terrace Heights 2.4 m Width 1.6 m

Ceiling Heights
Outer Reef 2.4 metres to 4.2 m in centre
Inner Reef 3.0 metres

Alamanda Palm Cove

Alamanda Palm Cove, is a five star resort that offers absolute beachfront your 1, 2, 3 or 4 bedroom boutique suite becomes your personal haven. Alamanda has won many awards for its purpose built day spa, restaurant and resort facilities it is a great incentive property and serves as a conference venue for up to 70 delegates.

The Conference and Boardroom offer the most discerning business traveller the opportunity to mix business with pleasure. Featuring natural light, split system air conditioners, high speed internet access and a well appointed timber boardroom table, Alamanda Palm Cove can cater to all your conference and Palm Cove Accommodation needs.

Conference Room   Boardroom  
Boardroom Style 24 Persons Boardroom 18 Persons
Classroom Style 30 Persons    
Theatre Style 60 Persons    
U-Shape 25 Persons    
Hollow Square 30Persons    

Peppers Beach Club and Spa Palm Cove

The function venue at Peppers beach Club and Spa can be manipulated and designed to accommodate for various groups and sizes. An inside or outside venue is possible and the largest meeting room of the two can accommodate 120 conference delegates theatre style.

The meeting room can be utilised as a single 150m² room, or as two smaller rooms separated by a soundproof operable wall. The adjoining landscaped, terraced garden provides a refreshing outlook for the dual meeting rooms or for the entire multi-purpose space.

Situated on the esplanade overlooking beautiful Palm Cove beach, Peppers Beach Club and Spa boasts a range of beautifully appointed Palm Cove Accommodation including spa rooms, 1 and 2 bedroom suites and luxurious penthouses designed for the senses.

All rooms overlook Palm Cove beach or one of three swimming pools. The stunning lagoon pool offers a swim-up bar, cascading waterfall and sandy beach.

The resort’s Sanctum Spa is a haven for rejuvenating body and spirit with signature massages, revitalising facial treatments and soothing body wraps.

Room Area Height U-Shape Classroom Theatre Banquet Cocktails
Coral & Rainforest Room 150sqm 3.3m 52 100 130 110 150
Coral Room 70sqm 3.3m 25 45 50 60 70
Rainforest Room 70sqm 3.3m 25 45 50 60 70

Reef House and Spa Palm Cove

The Reef House and Spa Palm Cove is the perfect venue for your small and intimate conference and can accommodate 30 people theatre style and a maximum of 300 people for a cocktail function.

The Reef House and Spa Palm Cove features the multi award winning Reef House Restaurant set on a large covered wooden deck overlooking the Coral Sea under the shade of the majestic Melaleuca trees. This venue is perfect for cocktail parties, formal dinners, or an evening of relaxing after a long day in the meeting room, the Reef House Restaurant also features modern conference equipment.

Distinctly different to other Hotels, the recently refurbished 4.5 star Reef House and Spa Palm Cove is a luxurious boutique resort with a sophisticated yet easy-going atmosphere positioned in the heart of Palm Cove with a stunning beachfront location.

 Palm Cove Accommodation includes a variety of spacious rooms and suites, all with king size beds romantically draped in light netting. All rooms feature a private verandah or patio, some having Palm Cove Spas.

The award winning purpose built health spa, The Reef House Spa, offers a luxurious range of treatments designed to cleanse the body, clear the mind and soothe the soul.

Warm, personalised, unobtrusive service is a specialty at the Sebel Reef House and Spa, with every guest enjoying VIP treatment from the moment they arrive at this perfect retreat.

Imagine Drift Resort Apartments Palm Cove

Located right across from the Palm Cove Beach, these world class resort apartments and conference facilities are perfect for your conference, event or incentive.

Imagine enjoying magnificent water, lagoon or mountain views, Imagine Drift Resort apartments reflect the laid back atmosphere of the merging natural rainforest and relaxed beachside lifestyle.

A magnificent free-form lagoon style pool provides the centrepiece to the property set in the midst of mature tropical landscaping and stately Melaleuca trees. With the modern architectural lines and extensive use of timber and plantation shutters, this provided the perfect combination of a resort style living in the sanctuary of nature.

The meeting room located on the ground floor offers both natural lighting through large windows and artificial lighting from strategically located tungsten lights. Air-conditioning maintains a perfect temperature all year round.

The conference room at the Imagine Drift Reosrt Apartments in Palm Cove features a permanent plasma screen, DVD and CD Player and a quadro sound system. The maximum capacity in the conference room can seat up to 160 people theatre style and 100 banquet style. The room can be configured to offer a smaller conference room and a good sized meeting room.

Sea Temple Resort and Spa Palm Cove

Sea Temple Resort and Spa Palm Cove is a premium five star resort that makes a great incentive holiday or conference destination. There are four meeting rooms at Sea Temple and the largest one can seat 135 delegates theatre style.

The Asian influenced gardens, lagoon style swimming pool and torch lit cocktail bar makes an ideal spot for a cocktail party or function.

Complete with 126 beautifully appointed studio rooms and 1, 2, 3 and 4 apartments. Let your delegates experience the delights of meeting in a prestigious, tropical paradise. The Sea Temple Resort and Spa Palm Cove caters for conferences, meetings, seminars and fabulous occasions.

Choose from three elegant, variable meeting space areas, complemented by day spa facilities to ensure you totally relax and unwind.

Room Cocktail Dining Boardroom U-Shape Classroom Theatre
Temple 200 100 48 45 84 135
Temple I 80 60 40 30 45 90
Temple II 80 60 40 30 45 80
Lagoon Boardroom - - 12 - - -

Double Island

**Currently Closed**

Double Island is a luxurious tropical island that is available for hire on a whole island basis. Be free to manage your own island and enjoy the world class resort facilities. There are five meeting rooms on Double Island and the largest one can accommodate 40 people. The Palm Cove Accommodation on Double Island caters for 40 guests and includes one bedroom apartments each with open plan lounge and dining area and a plunge pool or outdoor spa, garden view rooms with a marble bathroom and private balcony.

The island is a quick 10 minute boat ride from the Palm Cove Jetty.

The island’s recreational facilities quickly and easily convert to an ideal venue for business conferences and presentations. Facilities include the Long Room Restaurant — with its high ceiling and open sides is ideal for cocktail parties, banquets and ‘open-air’ presentations. The Conference Room for up to forty people utilises the games room and is not air-conditioned.

The Board Room with 52” plasma screen can accommodate up to twenty people; this utilises the indoor cinema and is air-conditioned. The library can serve as a ‘breakout’ room and is air-conditioned. Outdoor large-screen cinema, located adjacent to the beach, for twilight presentations. Computer and internet access is also available on Double Island.