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Forrest Beach Getaway - family holiday haven

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5 bedrooms, iron/ironing board, bed sheets
TV, DVD player
5 bedrooms, iron/ironing board, bed sheets
TV, DVD player
5 bedrooms, iron/ironing board, bed sheets

Overview of Forrest Beach Getaway - family holiday haven

Forrest Beach Getaway - family holiday haven

5.0/5 Exceptional

Entire home

5 bedrooms2 bathroomsSleeps 10

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Kitchen
  • Air conditioning
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Outdoor Space
Forrest Beach, QLD

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationHalifax Bay Wetlands National Park18 min walk
  • Popular LocationIngham Memorial Botanical Gardens22 min drive
  • Popular LocationRotary Park23 min drive

Space details

5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 10
Bedroom 1
    1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
    6 queen beds
Bedroom 3
    1 queen bed
Bedroom 4
    1 queen bed
Bedroom 5
    1 queen bed

About this property

Entire place

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

Forrest Beach Getaway - family holiday haven

Holiday home in Forrest Beach with kitchen and balcony
This holiday home has 5 large bedrooms - 3 upstairs and 2 downstairs: 2 bathrooms - 1 up and 1 down: large living room and kitchen and laundry with washing machine and dryer. The house is fully air-conditioned with fans as well or just enjoy the beautiful sea breezes through the fly-screened windows. Plenty of parking space and a large yard for the children to enjoy. The house is approximately 500 meters from the beach front. The home is suitable for a large family or a group of families wanting to enjoy the beautiful beaches, great fishing and closeness to the Fantome, Pelorus, Palm and Orpheus Islands just off the coast. There are 2 boat ramps from which to launch the boat to explore the great fishing opportunities or to cruise across to the islands and snorkel or dive the reefs surrounding the islands in beautiful clear waters or stop off at Yanks Jetty on Orpheus Island for a picnic and swim around viewing the fish and coral that live under the jetty. The house is approximately 20-25 minutes from Dungeness where there is great launching facilities and parking space. Launching at Dungeness gives you access to the Hinchinbrook Channel or the outer reefs for great fishing or visit Zoe Falls on Hinchinbrook Island and enjoy a cooling swim in the beautiful pool at the bottom of the falls after tracking through tropical rain forest. If this isn't enough, you can enjoy long walks along the soft white sandy beach collecting shells and trinkets. Forrest Beach has a stinger net which is in position during the summer months and patrolled by Surf Lifesavers on weekends and during school holiday periods. There is a mini-mart, take-away food shop, hair-dresser, doctor and chemist, newsagency and hotel with a bottle shop. The hotel, which is on the beachfront, has an a-la-carte restaurant and is great spot to sit and enjoy a drink with family and friends with a cool breeze blowing or inside the air-conditioned bar.

Sleeping arrangements

Upstairs there is the master bedroom with a queen sized bed: a bedroom with 2 single beds and a bedroom with a single-bunk bed. All bedrooms are air-conditioned with large built-in wardrobes and storage areas. Two bedrooms have french doors which open out onto the front veranda. Downstairs - a bedroom with a double bed and wardrobe: a bedroom with two single beds and a small built-in wardrobe. Both downstairs bedrooms are air-conditioned. Bed linen and towels are provided. Upstairs bedrooms are carpeted while the downstairs bedrooms have ceramic tiles.

Living area

The lounge room has seating for up to ten persons, a colour television and DVD player and CD player. The large kitchen has a dining setting for 6, a large refrigerator, electric hotplates and oven, microwave oven, 4-slice toaster, kettle, electric frypan, electric handbeater and all the cooking utensils needed to prepare family meals. There is a second refrigerator which can be utilised if needed. The laundry has medium sized washing machine and a dryer. Under the house is fully enclosed and a great play area for the children. A gas barbecue is also kept in this area.
Air-conditioned accommodation at this holiday home offers washers/dryers and DVD players. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Kitchens offer fridges, hobs, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils.

Property amenities


  • Pool

Parking and transport

  • On-site parking options include a garage


  • Fridge
  • Hob
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Toaster
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils


  • 5 bedrooms
  • Bed sheets provided


  • 2 bathrooms
  • Towels provided

Living spaces

  • Living room


  • TV
  • DVD player

Outdoor areas

  • Balcony
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Garden


  • Washing machine and dryer


  • Air conditioning


  • No pets allowed


  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Iron/ironing board

Things to do

  • Fishing nearby


  • Sleeps 10

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Check-in time starts at 11:00 AM


Check-out before 11:00 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

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
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

Property is also known as

Forrest Beach Getaway Family Holiday Haven House
Forrest Getaway Family Haven
Forrest Beach Getaway - Family Holiday Haven Forrest Beach
Getaway Family Holiday Haven House
Forrest Beach Getaway Family Holiday Haven
Forrest Beach Getaway - Family Holiday Haven Forrest Beach
Getaway Family Holiday Haven
Getaway Family Haven House

About this area

Forrest Beach

This holiday home is located in Forrest Beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Halifax Bay Wetlands National Park and Ingham State Forest, while TYTO Regional Art Gallery and Tyto Wetlands Visitor Centre are cultural highlights. Take the opportunity to explore the area for water adventures such as fishing.

What's nearby

  • Halifax Bay Wetlands National Park - 18 min walk
  • Ingham Memorial Botanical Gardens - 22 min drive
  • TYTO Regional Art Gallery - 23 min drive
  • Rotary Park - 23 min drive
  • Tyto Wetlands Visitor Centre - 24 min drive

Getting around

  • Ingham Station - 22 min drive

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings



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5/5 Excellent

Forrest Beach, North Qld
Beautifully appointed home, clean and comfortable, close to all the amenities and the owners are very welcoming and helpful. Would highly recommend this property and would happily stay again.

5/5 Excellent

Lovely spot, house and town
Thank you for our last minute stay to avoid Townsville's lockdown. Your communication was great and everything was easy to find, the house was nice and spacious. Thank you.

5/5 Excellent

Spacious, comfortable, well equipped home!
We stayed a night at the property for a family wedding. The home is very large and well appointed and could cater for two smaller families or one large family. The house was very clean and tidy and in a great location. Some suggestions we have are perhaps the availability of a baby gate or two for use at the top and bottom of the internal stairs, and the main entrance/front door just has a single round knob with push lock, therefore is easy for small kids to open and get out, so perhaps a lockable deadlock or turn lock would be helpful. Otherwise was a lovely stay and we will be keeping the place in mind for future use for ourselves and other family/friends.

5/5 Excellent

Always a pleasure to stay here
Looking forward to coming back

5/5 Excellent

53 Leichardt St
Most excellent place tp stay, we thoroughly enjoyed it!!