Turtle Room: From £207 per person per night including breakfast.
As one of the few coral cays on the Great Barrier Reef, Heron Island Resort offers a truly unique island experience. Surrounded by crystal clear waters and coral gardens, Heron is a natural sanctuary for nesting birds and green turtles - a natural environment so special a research station has been set up to study the island’s unique ecosystems. The resort caters to both couples and families and has 109 comfortable rooms, all with ceiling fans and either balconies or terraces. Heron Island is small enough to walk around in 20 minutes, yet it has everything you could wish for. Turtles return year after year to lay their eggs and guests can gather just outside their rooms (particularly the Beachside Suites) to watch the hatchlings make their way to the water.