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From: 500.00 AUD per night 


4 Rooms, 1 Rooms with Private Bathroom, 8 Guests
We are an adults only establishment


Weddings, Fishing, Nature Trails, Swimming Pool, Painting, Cycling, Kayaking, Golf, Walking, Sailing, Hiking, Horse Riding, Cooking, Bird Watching, Mountain Biking, Diving, Yoga, Beaches, Tennis, Snorkelling, Relaxing, Writing

Green Credentials

Alternative Energy Resources: Water
Dietary Selections:
We take actions to: conserve water, install eco-friendly lighting, compost waste food, recycle wherever possible, use bio degradable cleaning agents, use reclamation building materials, use renewable natural furnishings, source food locally, offer local employment, instruct staff in green practices, conserve/care for wildlife in our area, Villa Tranquilla is located in the gardens of The Botanical Ark. We are inspired to live the life we live and do the work we do because of our great concern for the health of our planet. It is our goal to raise awareness of the issues and highlight the biodiversity and economic benefits that rainforests offer.


Type: Broadband
Facilities: Guest Rooms
Wireless Facilities: Guest Rooms

Nearest Transport Links

International Airport: Cairns

Tranquilla Villa

House, Mossman, Queensland, Australia

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The house and garden at evening
The house and garden at evening
Relax on your verandah
Relax on your verandah
One of the beautiful bedrooms
One of the beautiful bedrooms
A twin bedroom
A twin bedroom
Verandahs are wide and spacious
Verandahs are wide and spacious
The living room
The living room
Canoeing on the river
Canoeing on the river
One of our nearby beaches
One of our nearby beaches


When searching for the perfect holiday destination, look no further than Tranquilla. Once you are will want to stay forever.

Tranquilla epitomizes the ultimate in tropical relaxation. Located in a lush, tropical valley, the Tranquilla Estate is surrounded by acres of world famous botanical gardens. From the large lounge room,  views of the tropical gardens can be enjoyed.

Large verandahs surround the light Asian inspired residence, reminiscent of tropical Bali. Tranquilla has been designed to co-exist with the energy of the gardens and the tropical environment. Indulgent and idyllic these gardens have taken over 20 years to establish.

Tranquilla features 4 bedrooms - 1 King (master with ensuite), 2 Queen, 2 King Singles - Spa in a marbled bathroom in the master bedroom ensuite with garden views. Bedrooms open to the verandahs allowing the cool breeze to drift in. Comfortably accommodating up to 8 guests,Tranquilla is ideal for honeymooners, family reunions, private hideaways or simply enjoying friends in an exotic location.

Pure, fresh water originating from a nearby mountain stream, pools into your very own secluded crystal clear swimming lagoon This absolutely unique feature with it's own private sunbathing beach will ensure you fall in love with Tranquilla.

Gourmet kitchen with ILVE gas cooking, dishwasher, microwave and espresso machine - Indoor / Alfresco dining - Gas BBQ. In house catering and dinner parties can be arranged 

Library featuring The Botanical Ark, The Great Barrier Reef, The Art of Tropical Living and Games. Satellite TV (AUSTAR) in the living room, with Video, DVD/CD & Surround Sound System.

WIFI Internet connection. Fax, modem, international telephone system.

  • A personal meet and greet service upon arrival at Tranquilla. (subject to arrival times).
  • Chilled boutique wine, exotic fruit basket and tropical flowers welcome you.
  • Day excursions
  • car rental,
  • Tour bookings and restaurant reservations on request
  • 2 Bicycles to go exploring
  • massage and spa treatments
  • Private yoga and meditation sessions available
  • All linen and beach towels are provided
  • A complimentary mid stay cleaning service is provided for bookings of 8 nights or more


Tranquilla has featured on numerous International and National television food, travel, science & lifestyle programs. Awards WINNER of the Slow Food Award, Bologna, ITALY 2001 WINNER JAGUAR/GOURMET TRAVELLER Awards for Excellence Innovative Tourism WINNER of Australia's Best Back Yard, 2007 hosted by Jamie Durie on Channel 7 Listed as one of Australia's top holiday spots in 2008 by Maeve O'Meara in Australian House and Garden Magazine,

From our Guest Book: 'Coming all the way from France for a family reunion, we couldn't have found a better place to spend time together.  Thank you for sharing this special place with us'.

Conservation through Understanding - Plants and People - one family's attempt to preserve and save the world's precious rainforests.



From: 500.00 AUD per night, per lodging
Currency: Australia, Dollars
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Seasonal Variations: No
Tariff Includes: Accommodation Only
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Tariff - $500.00 per night   Enquire below for special rates for longer term rentals

Tariff shown is applicable for up to 4 persons. Extra guests are charged at $50.00 per person per night.

Minimum stay 5 nights

Please note that children under the age of 16 are NOT catered for at this retreat.

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