Value For Money Holiday Apartments in Far North Queensland

No one’s got a money tree in the backyard, so sticking to a budget can be essential for some.  But remember you are on holidays and you don’t want to miss second of the fun.

So why not save a little on the accommodation front and spend up big on tours. If anything, you’ll be doing the economy and local traders a huge favour.

Here are the hot tips from the FNQ Apartments team when it comes to saving your hip pocket so your head can rest at night.



Getaway on Grafton

Where: Central Cairns

Details: Five-minute walk to the city and three minutes to the Esplanade

Style: Apartments with a balcony, townhouses with two balconies or a ground-floor unit with direct access to the pool from $157 a night.

Features: This place is four stars without the hefty price tag. Location is its key attribute, but it has fully equipped kitchens, private pool, barbecue and undercover parking, plus there is a restaurant on-site.


Message from the team: “Getaway on Grafton is fantastic, great location, good rates, excellent property managers. While it is kind on the budget, it is definitely beautiful.”




Amaroo at Trinity Beach

Where: On the beach

Details: 15 minutes from Cairns

Style: Studio and family apartments with a balcony and ocean or tropical views from $117 a night.

Features: Four stars, ocean views, tennis court, heated spa, undercover car parking, private balconies, barbecue and pool.


Message from the team:  “Fabulous views, well-appointed apartments and the property managers are really good. Amazing value for money.”




Kintamani and Latania Holiday Villas

Where: A six-minute walk to the beach

Details: 25 minutes from Cairns

Style: Central open-plan homes with gourmet kitchens ideal for larger families with a Balinese feel from $240 a night.

Features: Four bedrooms, two bathrooms, European appliances in the kitchen, airconditioning and fans, timber sun lounges under the thatched pavilion by the pool and

Latania and Kintamani villas are neighbouring residences to accommodate for larger groups.


Message from the team: “Kintamani and Latania are new and lovely, and the rate is exceptionally good for such great properties.”




Port Douglas Retreat

Where: A five-minute walk to the beach

Details: 50 minutes from Cairns

Style: Self-contained studio apartments from $129 a night.

Features: Looking out to parkland, marina and mountains, this tropical oasis has 36 self-contained, airconditioned studio units, balcony, dining setting, pool and barbecue area.


Message from the team: “This property is close to town, well managed, good quality and we get good reports.”