Longstaff 9 is a contempory designed 2.5 bedroom Eco Cabin lightly sitting in the bush. Just off the main beach road the surrounds are safe and quiet, away from bike and buggy traffic. You may be visited by an island wallaby grazing just below the verandah or catch a glimpse of a tawny frogmouth owl sittng serenely in a nearby tree.
The cabin sleeps 6 comfortably. It has a north facing screened verandah providing a wonderful outside room for barbeque and dining. An open planned ventilated high ceiling living area is ideal for summer with a gas heater for cosy winter evenings.
The Longstaff group of cabins are the closest to Resort facilities. A short boardwalk through a rare Livistonia Palm forest or a 2 minute bike ride, will take you to Spa Island pool and restaurant facilities or the café bar and restaurant near the Marina. Sports facilities are also nearby.
Activities available are tennis, basketball, volleyball, squash, kayaking, giant chess board, lawn bowls, boule set, gymnasium, and kid's playground. A map of island walking tracks can be found outside the General store. There is 22 km of pristine ocean beach. There is a 25metre heated lap pool and children's pool. An indoor games centre has Pin Ball, Daytona USA Car Machine, Chocolate Claw Machine, Snooker Table, Air Hockey and Football.
Meals can prepared in the fully appointed cabin kitchen. The resort store stocks basic groceries and is located near the kid's playground. As a guest of Longstaff 9 you have access to all resort facilities including the cafes and restaurants.
Bike hire is available at the resort store. Adult $30 1day, 2days $50, 3 days $60.. Children $25 1day, 2 days $45, 3 days $55.
Quad Bike Tours available. Contact Reception. 30mins $60/person and 60mins $110/person.
Beauty and Day Spa in Marine Villa near reception. Beauty treatments and massage available.
Ramada Resort Train. Every weekend and during school holidays the free resort train operates 4 times a day to take you to the beach and back.
The ocean beach is a 1 km bike ride away. A perfect way to start your day is to ride to the beach for a morning walk, swim or surf.
HOW TO GET THERE
Island Transfer : Couran Cove Resort Ferry services depart regularly from the ferry terminal from Hope Harbour Marina, 60 Sickle Ave, Hope Island. Return transfers $30 Adults and $15 Children.
Water Taxi : Available from Runaway Bay Marina or Hope Island. The Taxi becomes economical if there are greater than 4 or 5 passengers. Approximate cost $70 to $80 one way. Enquire with In Zane water taxi .
Arriving by car: Secure parking is available at the terminal at Hope Harbour Marina. Charges of $5.00 per day or maximum of $25.00 per stay.
Arriving by boat: Marina berthing is available for guests at no extra cost if available.
Baggage Handling: You can transfer your baggage to the cabin with a luggage trolley or pay $55 and the Ramada staff will transfer your luggage on arrival and departure.
A UNIQUE AND SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
In this fast paced world Couran Cove Island Resort is unique in offering an enviroment that will assist you to unwind and relax quicker than any other place I know. The gentle timelessness of nature is all around - working its magic.
Even at peak times the resort absorbs people well. You can always find a quiet spot. The variety of facilities and activities keep all age groups happy. Parents are able to relax and allow their children to explore on their own.
A unique experience for everyone.