Holloways Beach

Holloways Beach is a lovely suburb north of Cairns.

It is the second southernmost one of Cairns Northern Beaches.

It is a beautiful beach, and considering its proximity to Cairns, you could expect it to be more of a concrete jungle than it is.

Apart from a few large buildings at the beach front, most of it is a quiet, homey residential area.
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Holloways beach is not a bad place to stay - there are even regular buses to Cairns, which is only a 10-minutes drive away.
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There is a small shopping centre and an IGA supermarket.
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There is a beachfront park,
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... a cafe and a takeaway shop,
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... some accommodation and a resort,
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... and a beachfront restaurant.

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In the back streets there is a boat ramp into a river that is great for fishing.
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The beach is nice and long enough for a proper walk or jog.
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In the southern end you can walk at low tide to Machans Beach (there is a creek mouth - try fishing),
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... and in the northern end it's a fair walk but you finally get to an Environmental Education Centre,
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... and then a creek mouth.

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Another great spot for fishing, but watch out for crocodiles.

Holloways Beach Accommodation

Holloways Beach accommodation is great.

This beach is the second southernmost of Cairns Northern Beaches.

It is a very nice beach and close enough to Cairns that you could stay here while visiting Cairns.

It's only ten minutes drive to Cairns, and there are also buses that go in.

The accommodation is mostly hotel, apartment and resort type.

Below are a few places - the full list is with prices and all details in the Destination Guide.
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Beachfront Hideaway Hotel
Beachfront Hideaway Hotel has three Balinese style hideaways that accommodate up to 10 people.
The rooms have queen, king and twin beds, kitchenettes, spacious lounges, TVs, radios and a private deck/courtyard. Close to the beach and swimming enclosure.

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Pacific Sands Holiday Apartments
Pacific Sands Holiday Apartments is one block back from the beachfront of Holloways Beach.
There are 38 two bedroom apartments with fully self contained kitchens inluding full size fridges and ovens, laundry facilities and either a balcony or a patio. There is internet, and an outdoors swimming pool.

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Toby's Retreat
Toby's Retreat is a small family business not far from the beach.
It has a kitchenette with a fridge and a microwave, air conditioning and cable / satellite TV.

There is laundry service; and in the garden is a spa and a swimming pool. The hosts live in a separate apartment to assure your privacy.

Cairns Beach Resort

The resort is on Oleander Street, a short walking distance from the beach. There are 73 self contained apartments with tiled living areas, fully equipped kitchens, TVs, DVD players, high speed internet, direct dial phones, ceiling fans, air conditioning, private ensuite bathrooms, balconies and outdoor dining areas. 
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There is a saltwater swimming pool, a massage and beauty centre, laundry facilities, a restaurant, conference rooms, banquet facilities and free off street parking.

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