A heart-shaped island you’re sure to fall in love with. Sensitively developed over a number of years, the magnificent Makepeace Island is an exquisite private island holiday situated just off Queensland’s Golden Coast. For an amazing Australian experience with a distinctly south-east Asian flavour, Richard Branson’s antipodean retreat is sure to put a smile upon your face. Exclusive and enchanting, Makepeace Island is certain to cast a spell on all those who set foot upon it.
Rates For exclusive island rental, prices begin at AUD 3,800 per night, including transfers; breakfast, lunch and evening meal; non-alcoholic beverages and so much more. Please contact a member of the Vladi Private Islands Travel Team for further information.
Location Located only a few minutes upstream from the picturesque Noosa Heads region of Queensland, Australia, magical Makepeace Island offers all of the exclusivity one would expect of a premiere private island, whilst providing easy access to the best of Australia’s Sunshine Coast.
Accommodation The incredible accommodation facilities of Makepeace Island comprise of the beautiful four bedroom Bali House, the sumptuous self-contained Boat House and three heavenly private villas. Capable of housing a total of 22 guests, no stone has been left unturned in developing this incredible island into one of Australia’s premiere holiday destinations. Offering all the exclusivity one would expect from a Branson-backed island escape, a simply staggering level of attention to detail has gone into creating Makepeace Island. Adorned with unique antique lovingly sourced from South East Asia, there’s more than a touch of Bali about this grand Golden Coast retreat. Boasting bathtubs made from carved volcanic boulders, it’s fair to say there’s nowhere quite like Makepeace.
Dining Enjoy a mouth-watering combination of goodies; all lovingly prepared by executive chef and GM, Nick Jones. With years of experience in the island business, Nick’s culinary creations are certain to become a highlight of your island holiday. Tailored to your taste buds, the menu is designed specifically for you and your guests, guaranteeing food to fall in love with.
Activities Make the most of the sunshine by lounging about within the island’s 500,000 litre lagoon pool or unwind within the incredible 15 person spa. For those looking for a bit more adventure during their stay on Makepeace, there’s plenty of thrills to found across the islands 25 acres. Nature lovers will be delighted by the vast array of bird life located across the island, whereas sports fans will be keen to shoot a game of pool in the 2 storey wantilan building or take advantage of the island’s tennis court. Beachside picnics are another popular option, with the beautiful waters of the Coral Sea forming a constant temptation - positively beckoning guests to explore its depths, either by means of a high octane wake-boarding or water-ski escapade or through a relaxing days fishing. Travelling further afield, why not take a trip to the Great Barrier Reef and get to know Australia’s most famous attraction. Alternatively, take a trip to the mainland and experience the Golden Coast as never before. With National Parks, shopping malls and some of Australia’s best beaches all waiting to be discovered, just make sure you’ve planned enough time in to see it all!
Best Time To Travel Makepeace Island boasts a tropical climate with temperatures of around 27° C all year round. The “winter” months (June – September) are particularly popular, presenting guests with equally warm temperatures with less of the humidity.
How To Get There International guests are advised to fly directly to Queensland’s Sunshine Coast Airport before making the 35 minute transfer to Noosa Harbour Marina. From here, you will be whisked away to your private island paradise. After less than 10 minutes at sea, you will set foot on the beautiful shores of Makepeace Island, feeling your troubles melt away beneath the Australian sun. With all details taken care of by the professional Makepeace Island team, the only thing you’ll have to worry about is not forgetting to pack your sun cream.