DOLCE VILLA is a modern six bedroom Moreton Island holiday home that is perfect for a family getaway or friends’ reunion. Dolce Villa offers six bedrooms (sleeping sixteen) and open plan living/dining areas providing plenty of space for all guests.
Dolce Villa is located in the Tangalooma Resort Hilltop Houses estate overlooking the main resort and just 300 metres from the main Resort. Guests enjoy access to the facilities, bars, restaurants and venues of Tangalooma Resort
Enjoy the views and breezes from the decks or the heated spa on the northern deck. Cook up a feast for the hordes in the gourmet kitchen, beautifully equipped with a range of modern utensils and stainless steel appliances.
Master Bedroom 1: Queen Size Bed with walk in robe and ensuite. Opens on to Eastern deck. Bedroom 2: Queen Size Bed
Bedroom 3: 2 sets of bunks, 2 single beds and 1 single trundle
Open spacious lounge, kitchen and dining opening on to western deck with heated spa, outdoor dining area and southern BBQ deck Bedroom 4: Queen Size Bed
Bedroom 5: 2 single beds
Bedroom 6: Queen Size Bed opens on to southern deck
Main Bathroom: Bath, shower, vanity
Laundry: Top load washing machine and clothes dryer
RESORT ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:
Watch the nightly dolphin feeding
Surf & estuary fishing
Quad bike tours
Whale watching June - Oct
Sand tobogganing at "The Desert"
Snorkeling the Tangalooma Wrecks
Scenic helicopter flights
Guided eco tours
• Full access to resort facilities & restaurants
GETTING TO TANGALOOMA RESORT ON MORETON ISLAND
Moreton Island is 40 km offshore from Brisbane. The island can be reached by ferry, barge or boat. . If you are not taking a vehicle, choose your island destination point and book the ferry or barge from the corresponding departure point. Extra services operate in school holidays and on long weekends. Bookings are essential
4WD VEHICLES ONLY:
As Moreton Island is a sand Island (3rd largest in the world) the only vehicles that operate on the Island are 4WD.
Providing your vehicle is a 4WD, you can drive it on the island as all of the tracks on the island are built for 4WD vehicles only.
It is not recommended to bring an All-Wheel Drive vehicle across as they are too low for proper clearance of the tracks.
If you will not be bringing a 4WD vehicle to the Island you will need to catch the Tangalooma Resort Passenger Launch which departs from Holt Street Wharf, Pinkenba and travels to the Tangalooma Resort Jetty at least twice daily. Launch transfers cost around $80 per adult and $45 per child return for Tangalooma guests. A gated car park is available at Holt St. Wharf with parking charged at $15 per day or $60 per week. Bookings are essential.
The Resort mini bus can be booked to take your guests and luggage from the Jetty to your Tangalooma Hilltop House accommodation. The driver is to be paid $15 cash at the time of the trip. The charge is per trip and not per person.
BRINGING A 4WD:
Moreton Island Adventures operate the MiCat vehicle and passenger Ferry from Howard Smith Drive, Lytton at the Port of Brisbane to the Tangalooma Wrecks is the only vehicle Ferry operating between Brisbane and Tangalooma so early bookings are essential.
Most of Moreton Island is both national park and recreation area, which covers the national park to high water mark and the beaches to low water mark. Tidal wetlands and waters around the island are protected as part of Moreton Bay Marine Park.
The sheltered bay waters are home to various marine animals. Dugong feed on its seagrass communities while migratory and resident shorebirds feed and roost on the island's beaches. Humpback whales can be seen from Cape Moreton during their migration from June to November.
Indigenous cultural heritage includes shell middens that are evidence of thousands of years of Aboriginal occupation. Ruins of coastal defence bases from World War II are a reminder of Australia's involvement in world conflict.Moreton Island is a 37 km long, 10 km wide, wedge-shaped, sand island located 40 km from Brisbane. Along with North Stradbroke and South Stradbroke islands, Moreton Island forms the eastern boundary of Moreton Bay—a large, shallow, biologically diverse expanse of water.
The island is an important recreation area for people who live in the Brisbane region, receiving more than 170,000 visitors a year.