Corporate Paradise In The Whitsundays

Photo by Robert Walsh

If you’ve ever dreamed of a holiday in the Whitsundays it was probably after flicking through a magazine or website showcasing the turquoise waters with lush mountainous rainforest-like hills in the background. Maybe you’ve already been and you can’t wait to get back and experience the laid back lifestyle of ocean views, fresh air and abundant sea life. Now picture the adrenaline and excitement in the pit of your stomach when boarding a plane and showing the hostess your ticket as you go to work. Stay with me here, imagine your next work retreat or conference was held in the Whitsundays!

Not all heroes wear capes but some bosses have established hero status by arranging this for their team and it’s a morale booster to say the least. In fact, this is a reality for many businesses and corporations each year. Nothing says good job team more, than saying “next years conference will be in the Whitsundays”. With airports available from the mainland and Hamilton Island, access to the Whitsundays is a breeze. The convenience of conference facilities within minutes of accommodation can also never be underrated. While the proximity to world-class views and accommodation are priceless.

While we’re on the subject of accommodation when I say world-class, I mean beyond compare. Five minutes from the heart of Airlie Beach is 2 of the most luxurious neighbouring private properties. Set up to accommodate large groups and corporate retreats are Mandalay Aqua and Mandalay House. Both properties have ocean frontage and have to be seen to be believed. Mandalay Aqua is a modern architectural masterpiece that has its own private beach, marina, helipad and sleeps 8. Mandalay House is a Mediterranean inspired luxury design that sleeps up to 14, has a gymnasium, cinema and endless views over the Coral Sea.

If this has you intrigued and you want to find out more be sure to get in quick. Whitsunday Vacations manages these luxury properties and are only too willing to assist in planning your next Whitsundays retreat. Contact Annie and the team to be the hero at your next work function.

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