The B&B environment is Bali-inspired and the accommodation is situated within a lush,tropical garden compound. Guest accommodation is in a separate wing, and features cool marble floors, fans and air-conditioning, bar fridge, mni bar, etc. The QS beds feature romantic mosquito netting and oil burners with Manta Rays own aroma therapy and lay back CD's ensure a relaxing stay.
A central, large, salt water lap pool divides the guest accommodation from the main house and features a Bali Bale and day bed catching the sea and mountain breezes - perfect for relaxing day or evening.
At the rear of the accommodation are cane fields stretching to rainforest covered mountains and beautiful, pristine, white sanded and palm fringed Newell Beach - over 3.5km long and flanked by two rivers, is just a two minute stroll from the back gate and can be viewed from the main house. Here you can swim, sunbathe, fish and/or watch the sea eagles or resident manta ray hunting.
Tropical North Queensland is a region internationally recognised for its world class natural attractions like the Great Barrier Reef, Mossman Gorge, Daintree River and Rainforest, with crocodiles, butterflies and tropical birds, Cape Tribulation where the rainforest meets the reef, Atherton Tablelands (Cairns hinterland) which offers bird watching, crater lakes and waterfalls. It is also famous for its climate, "beautiful one day, perfect the next". Newell Beach and surrounds offers something for everyone, simply relaxing, or access to an interesting variety of tours and or adventure experiences.
Newell Beach is 75 kms - just over an hour's drive from Cairns International Airport and only a 20 minute drive from Port Douglas with its boutique shops and galleries and world class restaurants. It is a gateway to the region's two magnificent national parks; the spectacular Great Barrier Reef , teeming with an infinite variety of fish life and vibrant, colourful corals; and the stunning Daintree Rainforest with its unique flora and fauna. There are also related tours and sightseeing opportunities to cater for a wide variety of interests.