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Daintree Holiday Homes - La Vista - Ocean Views with Private Pool & Jet Spa

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2 bedrooms, cots/infant beds, free WiFi, bed sheets
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool

Overview of Daintree Holiday Homes - La Vista - Ocean Views with Private Pool & Jet Spa

Entire home

Daintree Holiday Homes - La Vista - Ocean Views with Private Pool & Jet Spa


5.0/5 Exceptional

Entire home

2 bedrooms2 bathroomsSleeps 8

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Outdoor space
  • Hot tub

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest stays
Cow Bay, QLD

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationDaintree Discovery Centre19 min walk
  • Popular LocationKaba-Kada Nature Refuge3 min drive
  • Popular LocationJindalba Boardwalk4 min drive
  • AirportPort Douglas, QLD (PTI-Port Douglas Heliport)62 min drive

Space details

2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 8
160 sq m
Bedroom 1
    1 king bed
Bedroom 2
    1 king bed
Common area
    1 sofa bed
    1 sofa bed
Bathroom 1
    No shower or bath
Bathroom 2

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Daintree Holiday Homes - La Vista - Ocean Views with Private Pool & Jet Spa

Family-friendly holiday home with outdoor pool and spa tub
Our hotel quality linen & towels are professionally laundered and all surfaces are sanitised for your peace of mind.

Free Wifi, Foxtel Movies, Netflix, Optus Sport & Spotify

La Vista is not just two stylish post and beam houses built by hand, from sustainable timbers, not merely a wonderful place sitting high on the hill with Mountain and Ocean views – it’s an experience, a real taste of life in a tropical national park that many of our overseas friends tell us they’ve always been searching for, but never previously found.
“A little piece of rainforest heaven, with simply stunning views, nestled in the heart of the beautiful Daintree National Park, a true treasure.”

La Vista originally attracted us because of its absolutely amazing views right out across the breathtaking rainforest valley to Thorntons Peak (Queensland's 3rd highest mountain at 1374m) and beyond to the Coral Sea.

Our superb decks, by the pool, and terrace, provide charming vantage points from where you can relax, enjoy food, drinks and the stunning Vista.
We offer a place to relax and take a break, away from the crowds – but we’re not totally cut off, we do have free Wi-fi and Foxtel for those who want to stay in touch with the outside world!


The accommodation at La Vista consists of two post and beam houses affectionately known as The Shack and The Studio. They can each sleep 4 Guests. Each house has a queen size bed and a queen size sofa bed.
They are both exclusively yours. Ideally a couple can stay in The Studio retreat up top and another couple and/or children can have The Shack. Both have a bathroom with shower, basin and toilet. The Studio also has a bathtub with views to Cape Tribulation. The Coral Sea, and Thorntons Peak (Queensland’s third highest mountain). High quality linen and towels are provided.

The Shack has a fully equipped kitchen with a BBQ, Pizza Oven, a Gas cook top and a full size fridge/freezer with ice maker and cold water dispenser.
There is a dining table, a pool table, a flat screen TV with DVD/Stereo and auxiliary port for your device.
The Studio has a galley kitchen with an under counter fridge and an ice box. There is a coffee grinder and kettle. The galley is really just for breakfast, lunch, snacks and drinks.
The Upper deck off The Studio has a hammock, sofa and a small table and chairs. Relax, read, enjoy the view. The living area has a comfortable couch, large flat screen TV with Foxtel Movies, and JBL Stereo speakers with auxiliary port for your device.

There is nearly always a breeze on the hill at La Vista. For those sultry days there are turbo ceiling fans in every room.
Both buildings have Free WiFi coverage.

The Plunge Pool and Spa are below The Studio’s upper deck.
The Pool deck is the best place to cool off, relax, have a quiet drink and enjoy the fantastic View.


Please read carefully. You are accepting these when you make a booking.

1. In these terms and conditions, ‘You’ means the guest or guests or
your invitee and ‘We’ means La Vista.

2. By making a booking you agree to the terms set out below. These are legally binding. You agree that these terms and conditions can only be varied by written agreement.

3. Minimum stay as set out on this site.

4. Check-in time is after 2.00pm. Check-out is before 10.00am unless
prior written agreement is made. We reserve the right to charge an additional day if you stay after 10:00am.

5. Bookings:

a. A booking is made only when a deposit is paid. The deposit is 50% of the cost of your stay. The full cost of your stay must be paid at least 28 days before your arrival.

b. Failure to pay the full cost by the due date may be treated as a cancellation by us.

6. Cancellations:

a. To cancel you must email us your cancellation at our email address.

b. It is your duty to ensure your email reaches us.

c. The notice of cancellation will commence on the day after it was received.

d. If the notice period is 28 days or more of your booked arrival date, we will refund all amounts you paid less an administration fee equal to 50% of the total cost of your stay.

e. If the notice is less than 28 days of your booked arrival date, there is no refund. All amounts paid are forfeited.

g. Please note that the above applies irrespective of the reason for cancellation. Without limiting the above we will exercise our discretion reasonably depending on the circumstances which gave rise to the cancellation.

h. Any refund will only be made into the account you specified.

i. We recommend that you take out travel insurance to cover any potential cancellations.

7. Liability for Damage or Loss of The Property or Its Contents:

a. Liability for Damage or Loss of The Property or Its Contents. During your stay you agree that you will take care of the property and its contents. By making the booking you agree that if you damage the
property or goods or items you will pay for the damage. If the damage is to the property you agree to pay for the cost incurred in the repair.

If the damage is to an item or goods you agree to pay the market value of new item or goods. If the same item or goods are no longer available, an item of similar character will be purchased.

b. Liability for Your Property:

You are solely responsible and liable for any loss of your possessions from the property during their stay. This applies to loss or damage due to criminal actions such as theft. You must lock and leave secure the
property if you leave it unattended.

c. Liability for Your Injury: You are solely responsible and liable for any injury sustained during your stay at La Vista.

8. Smoking:

Smoking is not permitted inside the house.

9. Pets:

Sorry, strictly no pets are allowed on the property.

10. Guest Information Manual:

a. You and your invitee agree to read and abide by all instructions as set out in the Guest Information Manual which is located in the kitchen.

b. This Manual has been written for your benefit and contains very important safety information and you agree to follow any instructions contained in the Guest Information Manual.


La Vista is sitting on top of a hill in Far North Queensland surrounded by rainforest, not a road in sight. However, La Vista’s concrete driveway is only 2 hours on the paved Captain Cook Highway from Cairns International Airport.
Driving North on the Captain Cook Highway from the Airport you’ll find yourself on the coast road to Port Douglas. After ‘Port’ you’ll continue North towards Mossman (Woolworths for groceries here) then further North to the Daintree River Ferry turn-off (right). Over the river, over the Alexandra range, and down into Cow Bay. Take the first right after the Cow Bay Hotel (pub) towards the beach. A further 500 m and on the right is the driveway marked by La Vista’s sign.
La Vista is worth the drive.

If you have a query not covered here, please contact us.

Yes, you have exclusive use of the entire property. Staff will service The Shack and The Studio once weekly and the Pool as required. Local Management is only 10 minutes away.

The accommodation consists of two Post & Beam buildings affectionately known as The Shack and The Studio. Both have Queen size beds and double sofa beds. Both sleep up to 4 guests (2 Adults, 2 Children). Both have bathrooms (the Studio even has a small bathtub with Ocean and Mountain views). You decide who sleeps where.

Full Kitchen with Fridge/Freezer, BBQ in The Shack. A small Galley with fridge in The Studio. Plunge Pool & Jet Spa, Free WiFi, Foxtel with Premium Movie Package and beautiful decks with amazing Views from all three levels.

All emails are answered promptly.

Yes, either directly from ourselves or, if you have reserved through one of our agents, from them.


We usually meet and spend 10 minutes with our guests between the hours of 2pm and 6pm.
If you arrive outside of these hours, we will make keys available.

Secure payments can be made by Credit Card, Debit Cards or Direct Deposit EFT's:
Visa, Mastercard and Paypal are accepted.

There is so much to see and explore in this beautiful location that it is really worth hiring a car. A two wheel drive car is all you need for local exploring. La Vista's paved concrete driveway looks steep at first but is easily accessible with a normal two wheel drive car.

We have a sparkling plunge pool with an attached 3 seat mosaic tiled Jet Spa.

My favourite beach is at the end of the road; less than 3 minutes by car. It's a lovely quiet sandy beach in a small cove. (every chance you'll have it to yourselves). Thorntons Beach, a long stretch of white sand, and Cafe are 20 minutes by car. Of course you could go a little further north to Cape Tribulation; 30 minutes by car.


There are several places to eat nearby. Crocodylus, a favourite with the locals is just 500m towards the beach. The Cow Bay pub which is 750 metres back on the main road. Floravilla, just before the pub, has great homemade ice cream.
Within 5-10 minutes you can drive to four more restaurants:
Daintree Wilderness Lodge.
Fan Palm Boardwalk Cafe.
Heritage Lodge.


You can buy essential items at the local shop, however, Woolworths in Mossman is the best place to stock up.


Yes, since the property is rented exclusively, we do have a cancellation policy:
Please contact us at your earliest convenience.
Please read our Terms & Conditions Policy for details.
Guest accommodation at this holiday home offers private pools and DVD players. Rooms open to balconies. This accommodation is furnished with sofa beds and dining tables. Kitchens or kitchenettes offer full-sized fridge/freezers, hobs, kitchenware and utensils and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include baths or showers.

This Cow Bay property provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Smart televisions are featured in guestrooms.

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property manager

Speaks English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property


Contactless social distancing
Property is kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Beach sunloungers


  • Private pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Hot tub
  • Massages


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transport

  • Car recommended

Family friendly

  • Cot/infant bed available
  • High chair
  • Children's games


  • Fridge (full size)
  • Hob
  • Oven
  • Electric kettle
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Paper towels
  • Coffee grinder
  • Water dispenser


  • Dining table


  • 2 bedrooms
  • Bed sheets provided
  • Sofa bed


  • 2 bathrooms
  • Bath or shower
  • Towels provided
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper


  • Smart TV with cable/satellite service
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Games room
  • DVD player
  • Music library
  • Stereo
  • Books
  • Video library
  • Games

Outdoor areas

  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Garden
  • Outdoor furniture


  • Washing machine


  • Fan


  • No pets allowed


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Smoke-free property

Location highlights

  • Near the sea
  • Near the bay

Things to do

  • Hiking nearby
  • Snorkelling nearby
  • Golf nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Swimming nearby
  • Birdwatching nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Fishing nearby

Safety features

  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke detector
  • Deadbolt lock


  • Sleeps 8
  • Unit size: 1722 sq ft (160 sq m)

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Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Cots (infant beds) are available

Important information

You need to know

This property is managed by a private host, not a professional engaged in trade or business
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a deadlock
This property is managed through our partner, Vrbo. You will receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, where you can change or cancel your reservation

We should mention

A car is recommended for transport to and from this property

Property is also known as

Daintree Holiday Homes Vista Ocean Views Jet Spa House
Holiday Homes Vista Ocean Views Jet Spa House
Daintree Holiday Homes Vista Ocean Views Jet Spa
Holiday Homes Vista Ocean Views Jet Spa
Daintree Holiday Homes Vista Ocean Views Jet Spa House
Holiday Homes Vista Ocean Views Jet Spa House
Daintree Holiday Homes Vista Ocean Views Jet Spa
Holiday Homes Vista Ocean Views Jet Spa

About this area

Cow Bay

Located in Cow Bay, this holiday home is by the sea. Jindalba Boardwalk and Marrdja Botanical Walk are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those looking for area attractions can visit Daintree Discovery Centre and Daintree Wild Zoo. Travelling with kids? Consider Daintree Mangroves Wildlife Sanctuary and Bat House Cape Tribulation. Scuba diving and snorkelling offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with ecotours and hiking nearby.

What's nearby

  • Daintree Discovery Centre - 19 min walk
  • Kaba-Kada Nature Refuge - 3 min drive
  • Acaciavale Nature Refuge - 3 min drive
  • Baralba Corridor Nature Refuge - 3 min drive
  • Jindalba Boardwalk - 4 min drive

Getting around

  • Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.) - 106 min drive


  • Gecko Bar - 4 min drive
  • Kingfisher Cafe - 4 min drive
  • Daintree Ice-cream Company - 5 min drive
  • On The Turps Restaurant - 10 min drive
  • Thornton Beachside Bar & Cafe - 12 min drive

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 7 out of 7 reviews
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5/5 Excellent

Absolutely beautiful paradise
I loved everything about the stay I'd recommend to family and friends in fact I already have

5/5 Excellent

Paradise in Cow Bay
Our time at this most beautiful stay exceeded all expectations. The residence was exceptionally clean, Dean was an absolute gracious and considerate host.We loved every minute, a great time to connect with family in the most pristine and gorgeous part of the world. To sit with a birds eye view and watch the rainforest is a memory to be fondly remembered.We will be back again.Love love love

5/5 Excellent

Amazing stay in Cow Bay
This property ticks all the boxes- clean, lots of space, a pool, friendly property manager, right in the middle of a tropical paradise and with fabulous ice cream down the road! What more could you wish for?

5/5 Excellent

Such a gorgeous peaceful place to absorb the rainforest
We stayed in the studio and couldn't fault it. The teenagers were less happy in the shack. They wanted to come and stay with us but we said no. It was gorgeous and I wouldn't have changed it. The shack is very rustic so more bugs get in. Mosquito nets are provided and there are games to keep kids amused. The outdoor kitchen is very well equipped and it was lovely sitting back in the evening eating around the table. I am not sure how it was managed but both the studio and shack were spotlessly cleaned. There was no hidden place untouched. Thank you

5/5 Excellent

a peace of paradise ,,,
what outstanding veiws,location and ownership,however you can learn from my small mistakes make shore you speek to dean[owner] before arrival,i didnt id had mobile phone issue the week before and had to buy new one, therefore missing owners last correspondence telling me code number for entry key ,couple of phone calls[ there is a phone box down the road if you have no coverage] and the owner was driving up the drive in no time,shake of hands ,quick explanation and even a customary beer i believe just to clear the air ,would recommend to any one who enjoys the environment and getting away from suburbia,remember this is not a resort and if you are scarred of the occasional bug,lizard or any other of the wildlife that lives in the daintree you are in the wrong place,with that said i cant think of any thing that i could folt and must make special mention on how clean and tidy the whole property was on arrival,well done Dean on building a oasis in paradise, and thanks again regards Mark an Kazz