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Accommodation for Carnivale Port Douglas

Saturday, March 1st, 2014

The 20th Anniversary of the Port Douglas Carnivale is now quickly picking up momentum.  This 10 day festival take place from 16th to 25th May and everyday is packed with foodie events, street performance and after dark entertainment ranging from comedy, cabaret and cocktails.

The first weekend is jam packed with family fun down on Four Mile Beach and at Rex Smeal Park on the shores of the Coral Sea.  Throughout the weekdays from Monday to Friday there is a Street Art and performers festival entertaining daytime crowds with a whole raft of comedy, cabaret, cocktails, music and sports filling the evening shifts.

By Friday lunchtime the excitement will be a fever pitch with Palates of Port leading the way back at the Sugar Wharf and The Port Douglas Food Wine taking us through Saturday and on to a reluctant close with the Seafood Extravaganza down on the Reef Marina boardwalk. Over 20,000 visitors are expected for the 10 days of Port Douglas Carnivale celebrations.

The Port Douglas Carnivale opens with The Macrossan Street Parade, and this year it promises to be bigger and better with the addition of a street float competition. The competition looks really fierce this year with many of the restaurants, community groups, schools, social clubs, reef and rainforest operators booking in to compete for title of the best dressed float and the $1000 prize.

Port Douglas Holiday Apartments

Port Douglas Holiday Apartments

The beautiful Four Mile Beach is only 100 meters from The White House Holiday Apartments with Macrossnan Street just a block away.

Whitehouse Apartments Carnivale accommodation

Whitehouse Apartments Carnivale accommodation

The White House holiday apartments are cool, spacious and modern 4 star holiday apartments housed within a classical Queenslander facade. These apartments and penthouses are perfectly located for the Carnivale. Book now at The Whitehouse Port Douglas for ten days of fun and excitement at the Port Douglas Carnivale.

 

Port Douglas Carnivale Boutique Accommodation

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

Relax in style with the perfect Port Douglas Carnivale accommodation right here at The Whitehouse Port Douglas.

Port Douglas Carnivale will be a celebration to remember as it marks its 20th milestone year.

Port Douglas Carnivale will be held across 10 days from May 16 to 25 and is recognised as one of North Queensland’s largest cultural and food celebrations attracting more than 20,000 people from across region as well as Australia wide.
Carnivale turns 20
Carnivale 2014 is shaping up to be the best ever. The first weekend has exploded with raft of new events including the Carnivale Garden Games on Sunday. The biggest growth for Carnivale has been the midweek activities leading through to the now legendary second weekend, which incorporates the Zinc Chandon Luncheon, Taste of Paradise, Palates of Port and the Seafood Extravaganza. These are sophisticated food events to tempt every taste and sate every wine palate.

Adding to the Carnivale mix will once again celebrity appearances, yacht racing, fashion, comedy and more.

For boutique apartments for in Port DouglasReflections of Port Douglas has the perfect central Carnivale location.

Port Douglas Holiday Accommodation

Port Douglas boasts of its beautiful Four Mile Beach, only 100 meters from The White House Holiday Apartments. Port Douglas’ renowned restaurants, boutique shopping and the Marina Mirage are all within quick walking distance of The White House.

The White House apartments are 4 star holiday Port Douglas accommodation sporting classical Queenslander architecture that forms the façade of spacious and modern holiday apartments and penthouses that are perfectly located for Carnivale.  Bring the family, bring the friends and enjoy the Carnivale in style. Book here or call for our best rates and rooms.

 

New Year Events in Port Douglas

Saturday, December 21st, 2013

Welcome in 2014 at Port Douglas this year with the spectacular fireworks display that lights up the Coral Sea sky at 8.30pm, (the family edition) and at midnight for the traditionalists who like to see the New Year in with a party. The best places to view the firework displays are adjacent to The Combined Club at 8.30pm and at Anzac Park on the Port Douglas foreshore at midnight. Or any elevated vista around town will provide you with an excellent panoramic view of the action.

At Apartments at the Whitehouse Port Douglas our unique, 4 star complex has only 9 large, airy apartments offering clean, comfortable, self-catering accommodation with full kitchen and laundry facilities. The perfect accommodation for your New Year excursion to North Queensland.

With the abundance of restaurants and bars in Port Douglas to choose from, we thought we’d make up a quick list of recommendations to help you see in the New Year.

Pullman Port Douglas Sea Temple Resort & Spa is hosting FIVE COURSE degustation dinner during our “Evening of Fire & Ice”. Their Executive Chef, Ben Bamford, has put together the exquisite menu and accompanied by a well-matched selection of wines. Click here for more details. Entertainment by RUSSELL HARRIS for an outstanding night on the dancefloor. Dinner commences at 8pm. Tickets are $175pp including wine or $110pp without wine. Bookings essential.

Osprey Restaurant at Thala Beach Lodge are offering a choice of two special fusion menus, a FOUR COURSE or SIX COURSE. Click here for the menus. Each menu includes a glass of bubbly on arrival. Four courses – $79 per person. Six courses – $99 per person.

Dining at Sassi Cucina & Bar in Port Douglas

Sassi Cucina e Bar offer an authentic Italian dining experience in Port Douglas and have 2 menus and 2 times for booking. The Early Bird Menu (aka the family session) for 5.30 – 6pm bookings at $65pp. A childrens menu is available for $25. Early Bird diners need to exit by 7.30pm. The main menu at $120pp is available for bookings from 7pm and there is no time limit. Sassi Cucina e Bar is in a prime position for the fireworks, directly opposite Anzac Park.

2Fish offer the best in Australian contemporary seafood cuisine and have a superb menu prepared for New Years Eve. The ‘2Fish’ Seafood Feast is $125 per person, with a children’s menu available at $35 per child. A glass of French ‘Bubbles’ – Veuve D’Ardent – Loire, France is offered on arrival for all guests.

Whatever you do on New Year’s, Port Douglas caters for families & dedicated party goers, so you’re bound to have a great time. Say farewell to 2013 & hello to 2014 at one of Australia’s most beautiful destinations.

Call us on 07 4099 5600 or book here to make a date with White House Apartments in the paradise that is Port Douglas.

Christmas in Port Douglas

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

Imagine a glorious Christmas in Port Douglas. Sand, sea, sun, carols and best of all, festive merrymaking on Christmas Day without any large family catering headaches.

We have the escape plan right here at the Whitehouse Aprtments in Port Douglas. Book here for your Port Douglas Christmas getaway. We’ve also compiled (below) a short list of dining establishments that are serving Christmas luncheon and dinner.

The Whitehouse Apartments is a boutique, 4 star complex with only 9 large, airy apartments for comfortable, self-catering accommodation, with full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Built in an old Queenslander building structure, the completely new and modernised apartments retain the essential features of the past, such as the breezy balconies and shaded verandahs for you to enjoy your gin and tonics while you look out across the palm-laden reserve to the famous Four Mile Beach. Your tropical holiday never looked better.

If you get an early start to your holidays, you can enjoy a Christmas Carol with the Cairns Choral Society singing at the Sheraton Mirage Hotel on the 21st December from 6.30pm to 8.30pm.

Places to enjoy Christmas in Port Douglas

Thala Beach Lodge

Enjoy Christmas lunch at the stunning Thala Beach Lodge overlooking the Coral Sea. The luncheon will feature an array of seafood, hot & cold dishes & desserts. Prices are $145 per adult & $72.50 per child (under 12), including a glass of bubbly or soft drink on arrival. Booking must be made before the 23rd December.

Qt Port Douglas

Tempt your tastebuds on Christmas day at the Qt in the Bazaar restaurant. Starting from $159 per adult & children under 3 eat FREE.

Sheraton Mirage

A buffet of delights at Lagoons restaurant awaits for lunch & dinner, stuffed with all your Christmas favourites. Lunch runs from 12:30-3:30, prices starting from $159 per adult.

Watergate

Lunch from 11:00 through to 2:00pm. Enjoy a delicious four-course meal with a glass of French sparkling wine on arrival. Starts at $120 per adult for a banquet of food.

2 Fish

Enjoy sumptious seafood feast right in the heart of Port Douglas, well worth the $100 per person. It’s extremely popular so bookings are essential.

Silky Oaks

Experience Christmas buffet nestled up in the spectacular tree tops at Silky Oaks Lodge. Lunch runs between 12- 3pm, with adults starting from $139 per person & children $69 per person. They provide an excellent lunch in a wonderfully festive rainforest setting.

The Great Barrier Reef Marathon

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

The Port Douglas Great Barrier Reef Marathon is just around the corner and now is the perfect time to secure your Port Douglas apartments accommodation for this great local event. Dubbed by Steve Monegetti as the ‘world’s best’ marathon, athletes can expect a scenic course as competitors catch glimpses of the beautiful Coral Sea, rainforest and then through the flat cane fields.  A number of events will be held on this weekend from the full marathon of 42 kilometres, the half marathon, the Great Barrier Reef Corporate Challenge and the Coles Junior Challenge Race of 2.5 km. Steve Monegetti will be running in the Port Douglas event and will also be guest speaker at the Pasta Powerup Party the night before the marathon. Nominate for one of the events to be held over the weekend or just come to Port Douglas and experience the atmosphere of this great event. With accommodation fast filling, be quick to secure your Port Douglas accommodation.

Port Douglas Apartments - accommodation for the Great Barrier Reef Marathon

Port Douglas Apartments

The White House Port Douglas offers comfortable and relaxed apartment accommodation in the heart of Port Douglas. This 4 star complex is fully self contained with full kitchen and laundry facilities. Within walking distance to beautiful Four Mile Beach, the Esplanade and the main street of town. Explore Macrossan St with its great range of dining options and retail shopping. Stay a little longer and enjoy more of what Port Douglas has to offer….being the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, it  is the ideal location to base yourself to enjoy a day on the reef or discover the Daintree Rainforest or the Atherton Tablelands. With so much to see and do in Port Douglas, it is the perfect holiday choice and the White House Apartments are the perfect accommodation choice for this marathon event or your next holiday.

Ring us today to secure your Port Douglas apartments accommodation and we look forward to seeing you soon for a tropical escape.