A bunch of reasons why The Palm House is perfect for your group

Are you a suite of chocoholics, a gang of grey nomads, a collection of antique lovers, a bunch of florists, a clutch of car enthusiasts, a batch of bakers, a herd of cow breeders, a mob of miners, a cluster of bocce players, a meeting of minds or a pool of swimmers?

Then The Palm House is ideal for your group with accommodation to suit all tastes and budgets plus a huge range of activities to keep you all entertained including Airlie Beach’s largest lagoon pool, water slides, poolside massages, outdoor cinema, 18 hole mini golf, jumping pillows, tennis, basketball, soccer, cricket, bocce and more.

For your special function, The Palm House can cater for up to 300 cocktail style or cleverly configure into more intimate spaces for small groups. Our professional team can also arrange your meals, tailored resort activities and all your Whitsunday touring.

Speak with one of our reservations staff to customise a quote for your function
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The Palm House is the newest Airlie Beach group event venue. Purpose built for functions up to 300, its elegant design allows it to be reconfigured to create more intimate spaces for smaller groups – each room with sliding doors to an undercover terrace and grassy outdoor area fringed with beautiful tropical gardens. Our spotlessly clean, full commercial kitchen, mobile bar, dance floor, and outdoor areas, including The Palm Pavilion, are at the ready to create your truly memorable group event.

Group Accommodation Whitsundays - accommodation for everyone and every budget


It takes a lot to keep a group of people happy and together – and we’re delighted to report, The Palm House has everything that it takes. The secret is to offer such a big range of accommodation options, from budget to spare no expense, so that everyone can enjoy your function their way. Our options range from camping to cabins up to luxurious 3 bedroom pool view condos with all mod cons. Paradise found.

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Great news for groups – our dedicated Groups and Events Co-ordinator and happy band of helpers have group touring organisation down to a fine art. Simply let Tammy know what kind of activities you’d like to do, or where you’d like to go and we’ll organise everything. From photographic or painting tours to Great Barrier Reef dives and snorkels, sailing charters, country tours, Whitsunday island hopping and so much more. Just ask.

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Big groups travelling need big logistics. No problems at The Palm House. With around 26 acres of space, BIG4 Adventure Whitsunday Resort easily accommodates even the biggest coaches for the night. There’s plenty of easy parking on the premises, where your coach will be safe and secure and easily accessible.

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When catering for groups, flexibility is the secret ingredient. So if you’re hungry for a particular cuisine, or you want a slap-up cocktail party, a hearty breakfast, a fine dining meal, afternoon tea or just a relaxing barbecue in the outdoor area or by our stunning lagoon pool, we’re ready to dish it all up. Our range of expert caterers with their fabulous fare, have an amazing appetite to please groups.

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Georgina Madden & Ashleigh Clarke are ready to create a truly memorable stay for everyone in your group. They can also add another dimension to your occasion with their creative ideas and inspiring input and great suggestions. Which leaves you with the most important job – to totally relax and enjoy your group get together as well.

"Very helpful staff, Jodie the group bookings lady was able to book all our activities at a great price without the need for us to arrange anything. Thanks you."

− Mrs Stratford - Gargett State School

"I have arrived home after the Unschooling Retreat and really want to say a big thank you to you All for your kid friendly hosting of all the kids that were there. "

− Mr Mitchell - Unschooling Retreat 2011

"Jodie bent over backwards to accommodate our needs and was always there to help in the weeks leading up to the wedding. Thankyou Thankyou Thankyou to everyone."

− Tanya and Joe - Bride and Groom

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Disco glam for the Whitsunday Tourism Awards 2015

Hosting the Whitsunday Tourism Awards 2015

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