Spacious, self-contained, and with a relaxed island vibe, these steep-roofed, freestanding bungalows are great for families and self-sufficient travelers. Each Polynesian-style hut has a private furnished balcony with a hammock, cool tile or polished-wood floors, a basic kitchenette with cutlery and bar fridge, a king-size bed and divan, air-conditioning, and ceiling fans. Family packages let kids under 12 stay and eat free in select resort restaurants (with their parents);
daily buffet breakfasts are included with stays of four-plus nights.
Hamilton Island, Whitsunday Islands, 3 Resort Drive, Hamilton Island, Queensland, 4803, Australia
02-9433–0444; 13-7333-toll-free in Australia