Close your eyes and let your imagination fly; can you tell which is the world’s most luxurious accommodation? You will be surprised to learn that it is one closer to home than you expect. The 2012 Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards list the world’s most luxurious accommodations; and the winner as per this popular readers’ choice award is the Qualia resort on Hamilton Island.
Qualia is an accommodation that can boast a true natural marvel as its neighbor; the majestic Great Barrier Reef. En route being crowned as the most luxurious accommodation it beat some of the best hotels in such enchanting and popular destinations such as Bora Bora and Maldives.
A beaming Sandy Oatley, Chairman of Hamilton Island Enterprises, acknowledging the award mentioned this as a moment of satisfaction and honor for the whole group. Incidentally Qualia Resort is the first ever Australian property that won this prestigious award since its inception 25 years ago. What made this award even more satisfactory is that the resort scored a flawless score of 100 out of 100 across all categories on which the performance are measured, making it one of a rare group of only four properties that even scored a perfect 100. The categories included food, rooms, service, location, activities and design.
For visitors interested in a staying in this newly crowned best accommodation in the world, it has 60 pavilions and is located amidst thick Australian bush land of the Whitsunday Islands.