Palm Cove is a suburb located in the Cairns Regional local government area of Cairns, Queensland. The area from Ellis Beach to Palm Cove has a population of approximately 2130 residents (2011).
Palm Cove, a unique, quiet and relaxing village by the sea where centuries old “paperbark” Melaleuca trees line the casual esplanade. Palm Cove is a tropical paradise which provides for all of your needs and ensures your holiday will be one to remember in an atmosphere of relaxed sophistication.
Numerous world class and award-winning beach resorts, restaurants and spas are complemented by a host of other services and attractions including a myriad of Great Barrier Reef trips, Rainforest excursions and exploration adventures. Enjoy our beautiful golf courses and thrill to kayaking around nearby islands, getting wet and wild with our water sports beach hire. Relax and bond with your kids fishing off the jetty or just lazing around on the beach.
Palm Cove also has a fabulous selection of more than 24 restaurants and has become an epicurean paradise. Seven of Australia’s top 200 restaurants as voted by Australian Gourmet Traveller 2006 are in Palm Cove. The skills and catering style of the chefs and restaurants vary from Modern Australian, Thai, Seafood, Italian, Greek, to bistro style, pizzas and takeaway.
Whether it’s a leisurely breakfast, a relaxing long lunch or a night out with friends, Palm Cove offers an exciting and extensive range of venues. It is not hard to find somewhere different, somewhere exotic, somewhere romantic or somewhere quick and easy to dine in Palm Cove.
Palm Cove provides a number of shops where you can indulge and treat yourself to something special. You will find great swimwear, fashion clothing and resort wear for men, ladies and children, souvenirs and gifts. With everything from the top brand names to the more casual, the shops provide for all tastes and budgets.