Hayman is Australia's most awarded five-star resort, a magnificent and exclusive private island located in the beautiful Whitsunday Islands. Hayman combines incredible natural beauty and a front-row seat to the Great Barrier Reef with outstanding service and attention to detail. A member of the leading hotels of the world and a favourite destination for the rich and famous, Hayman Island is perfect for anyone seeking privacy and relaxation in a luxurious setting. Situated around a crescent-shaped, white, sandy bay on the south-western side of the island, and boasting one of the largest swimming pools in Australia.
One & Only Hayman Island is the only resort on the island. The buildings have been designed to subtly blend in with the natural beauty of the surroundings. It's a mountainous island mainly covered with eucalypt and pine, and offers some fantastic bushwalking opportunities. Hayman has received over 50 awards for excellence and sets a world standard for service and hospitality. A visit to this beautiful island will take you into an exclusive realm of unsurpassed luxury, indulgent dining, leisurely island activity and total relaxation. With an extensive choice of bars and restaurants, a wealth of leisure activities and an award winning spa, your every whim is catered for.
Transfers to Hayman Island are via luxury boat transfer from Hamilton Island.
Hayman presents elegant resort living in 210 beautifully appointed rooms, suites, penthouses, Beach Villas and a Beach House. All accommodation features private balconies or terraces and is designed to take advantage of the magnificent resort surrounds.
Hayman enjoys a long-standing reputation as a food lover's paradise, with a commitment to creating culinary experiences that will be a highlight of your stay. Overseeing the resort's impressive kitchen operation is multi-award winning Hayman Executive Chef, Glenn Bacon.
There's an incredible selection of tempting dining options at Hayman:
Azure serves up classic Australian dishes with a particular emphasis on fresh, locally caught seafood. The stunning location overlooks Hayman Beach, and offers captivating views of the Whitsunday waters to match the spectacular food.
Fontaine is Australia's signature resort restaurant offering a stunning setting of indoor and outdoor dining including dining platforms over the Fontaine Pond, providing a unique culinary experience. The menu features contemporary Australian cuisine inspired by the finest locally sourced produce, presented by Hayman's Chefs.
La Trattoria offers an authentic Italian dining experience in a charming al fresco and indoor setting. With rustic local timber finishes, hanging vines and terracotta tiles, this restaurant brings a little piece of Italy to Hayman. La Trattoria offers a superb antipasto buffet and a great selection of pizzas and desserts. The pizzas can be enjoyed in the restaurant or taken away.
Set amidst beautiful gardens, the Oriental restaurant showcases food that is an adventurous mix of Thai, Japanese, Chinese and Indian dishes all prepared with innovative flair. The tranquil gardens, with rockpool and waterfall features, provide a special setting for al fresco dining, including a beautiful ceremonial tea house.
Beach Pavilion offers the perfect setting for enjoying a cold beer, a refreshing glass of Australian wine or one of Hayman's famous cocktails, while taking in the sweeping view of the sparkling Coral Sea.
Enjoy appetising poolside refreshments and snacks throughout the day at the laid back Hayman Pool Bar. Overlooking the resort's famous pool, this is the ideal place for a lingering lunch.
Club Lounge is the ideal place to retreat from the heat and relax after a busy day of island activity. Enjoy a hand-crafted cocktail or sample the selection of single malt scotch, while you unwind with a book from the library or engage in some friendly competition with a board or billiard game.
Private and In Room Dining:
Hayman Concierge can arrange an intimate candlelit dinner for two overlooking the sparkling sea. Hayman also offers daily 24-hour room service, so you can enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner in your guest room or in a beautiful outdoor location. Head out for an island walk, reef cruise or just relax on the beach, and have the resort chefs prepare a delicious, gourmet hamper with all of your favourites.
The Chef's Events:
Enjoy exclusive culinary events, a unique and unforgettable experience for aspiring chefs and food aficionados alike. The 'Fontaine Bench' experience allows you and another guest the chance to be the personal guests of Fontaine's Master Chef. You'll get to sit amid the Fontaine kitchen and be immersed in an amazing culinary journey. Hayman's Sommelier will select wines from the famous Hayman Cellar to accompany each of the 12 courses. There are also cooking classes where you can develop your culinary skills with the help of one of Hayman's Master Chefs.
Inspired by the Orchid Flower a symbol of love, luxury and beauty Hayman's wellness program goes beyond a few hours at Spa Hayman (as blissful as that may be). The program is designed to reduce stress, cultivate active lifestyles and inspire healthy choices. The wellness program combines nutrition, exercise and relaxation. Hayman wellness experts will perform an in-depth, individual analysis to develop a nutrition, relaxation, and fitness plan tailored for your individual wellness goals. By integrating spa, fitness, leisure activities and healthy eating menus into a holistic, tailored program, we make the whole island your wellness retreat and achieving your wellness goals an integrated and seamless part of your Hayman experience. Hayman offers guests an extensive variety of physical challenges, complete mental relaxation and total body rejuvenation. Featuring the latest in workout equipment, five tennis courts, basketball courts, squash courts and much more. Participate in fitness activities and programs, including group work-out sessions and personal training. The main gymnasium, however, remains the 726 acres of beaches, hiking and cardio trails and the limitless reef waters surrounding Hayman. There are many many activities to enjoy at Hayman, from deep sea diving to scenic air flights to sunset sailing and beach picnics. There is also a kids club, child minding and programmes for children to enjoy.