Once you drive over the hill into Airlie Beach and see the azure blue waters and the islands awaiting beyond the shore you will be under its spell. The Airlie Beach main street is where all the action happens with casual restaurants and cafes , boutique stores and bars full of lively conversations and a friendly atmosphere.
Step onto the esplanade and you will find family and friends lazing by the Airlie Beach Lagoon, shady grass for picnics and BBQs and flat seaside paths ideal for walking, cycling or running, connecting Airlie Beach, Coral Sea Resort, Abel Point Marina, Shingley Beach and Cannonvale Beach. For a quick swim to cool off take a dip in the Airlie Beach Lagoon or at Boathaven Beach near the Port of Airlie.
You will also find a wide range of accommodation options, many with gorgeous Coral Sea views.
Airlie Beach provides the ideal mainland base for holiday fun and adventure out to the Whitsunday Islands with ferry access and a range of day and overnight tours starting from Abel Point Marina, Port of Airlie or Shute Harbour.