About Palm Cove

Why Stay in Palm Cove?

Palm Cove is a sophisticated yet relaxed village lined with award winning restaurants, internationally renowned day spas and spa resorts, fashion boutiques, jewellery and art galleries. Palm Cove is Cairns’ most prominent and internationally famous beach situated just 25 km north of Cairns.

Relax under a coconut palm, paddle around a Great Barrier Reef island, enjoy a spa treatment or delight in a fusion of tropical delicacies. It is all part of life at Palm Cove, an intimate slice of paradise boasting a plethora of holiday experiences.

With its long sandy beach lapped by the Coral Sea and backdrop of rainforest-clad mountains, Palm Cove offers ultimate tropical serenity in a postcard setting. It's the perfect place to relax with a book while enjoying the sun or take a stroll along the esplanade to discover the summer fashions after an early morning dip in the ocean.

Dining Experiences:

This sophisticated beachside hub boasts a number of dining experiences including award-winning restaurants along the picturesque esplanade where ancient melaleucas define the relaxing atmosphere. The sheer variety of dining experiences at Palm Cove means your palate can take a trip around the world, discover tropical produce at its best or reminisce with fish and chips by the sea

Facilities & Services:

There is a variety of services and facilities in Palm Cove catering for the needs of the discerning traveler(s).

These include:

  • General convenience stores
  • Post Office
  • Pharmacy
  • ATMs
  • Hairdressers
  • Car Rentals
  • Medical Centre
  • Tourist Information
  • Public bus service to and from Cairns to Palm Cove
  • Liquor Express

All other major services and facilities including Banks, Dentist, Coles Supermarket, and variety of stores are easily accessible at nearby Clifton Village Shopping Centre located approximately 4km from Palm Cove.

Palm Cove Weather:

With plenty of sunshine, beautiful warm seas, refreshing sea breezes and a warm climate year round, Palm Cove weather is hard to beat.

Palm Cove weather has 2 distinct seasons; a winter period of warm temperatures and low rainfall, and a summer period of balmy temperatures and high rainfall.

Winter (dry season) starts in May and finishes in October offering sunshine, fresh breezes and relatively low humidity. Summer (green season) extends from November to April and refreshes the region with tropical downpours mainly of an afternoon and throughout evening.

Palm Cove weather temperatures are recorded as average maximums and average minimums per month similar to the table below.

Palm Cove Average Monthly Maximum & Minimum Temperatures
Temperatures Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Avg Max C 30 30 29 28 26 25 24 25 26 28 29 30
Avg Min C 23 23 22 21 19 17 16 17 18 20 22 22

For the latest information on Palm Cove weather please visit the Bureau of Meteorology web site direct.