The festive season is just around the corner, and the WAHI team is gearing up for a celebration like no other. WAHI has everything you need to make your Christmas getaway one to remember. From centrally located accommodation to access to seasonal events and activities, we can help you make the most of your time on the Island this Christmas.

The Island is the perfect place to celebrate the festive season and WAHI is situated in the heart of it, making it the perfect base for exploring everything the island offers.



Swap the Christmas Eve Shopping Rush For Waking Up In Paradise

Think back to your Christmas Eve past experiences. How many of them had you panic buying like a lunatic and braving the crowds trying to find the perfect gift? And how many of them have you woken up in paradise, with the sun shining and the waves crashing on the shore?

So why not get organised early, ditch the shopping center crowds and wake up in paradise instead? You'll have much more to look forward to than Santa's gift delivery! Such as:

Christmas Eve Picnic at The Beach Pavilion

Among a sea of activities the Island already offers, the Christmas Eve Beach picnic is a must-do. Located on the Island's world-famous Catseye Beach, the Beach Pavilion is the perfect spot to enjoy a relaxed Christmas Eve picnic dinner.

With its stunning views of the Whitsunday Islands, the Beach Pavilion is the perfect place to unwind and enjoy quality time with your loved ones. Whether you choose to dine in and enjoy cocktails while enjoying the spectacular sunset views over the ocean or opt to takeaway and picnic on the beach, the Beach Pavilion has everything you need to make your Christmas Eve perfect.


Ho, Ho, Ho, Santa Visits Hamilton Island

Apparently, Santa heard that WAHI is the place to spend Christmas Day because he's making a very special stop on the Island!

So if you're looking for something fun and festive to do with the kids on Christmas Day, make sure you head to the Island Festive Season website to check when Santa will be visiting each area of the island.


Let's make this Christmas Feast-ive 

Holidays are a time to indulge, and there's no better place to do that than with a stay at WAHI. The Island has no shortage of dining options, and if you're looking for a festive feast or a more relaxed Christmas Day lunch or dinner, we've got you covered.

If you're feeling like something special, why not make a booking at the Island's Bommie Restaurant? Bommie is the perfect place to celebrate Christmas Day in style as it offers decadent local produce, elegant interiors, and a view overlooking the sea.

For a more relaxed vibe, the Beach Pavilion is the perfect spot. With its beautiful poolside setting and stunning ocean views, the Beach Pavilion is ideal for a long lazy lunch with family and friends. And if you're looking for something truly unique, why not indulge in a festive feast with the Christmas Buffet Lunch at the Pool Terrace or Sails restaurant?

Regarding dinner options, the Island has no shortage of restaurants to choose from. From Mexican tapas dining at TAKO to a relaxed, modern Australian menu at Manta Ray and casual dining options at the Marina Tavern, Popeye's, and the Pizzeria & Gelato Bar, there’s something to suit every taste.



This year's Island Summer Festival doesn't stop on Christmas Day, with the celebrations continuing into the new year!

With celebrations across the island, there's something for everyone to enjoy on New Year's Eve. If you're looking to party the night away, the Beach Pavilion is an excellent place to start. At the Beach Pavilion, there'll be live music between 5:30 & 8:30 pm, followed by a family-friendly fireworks display at 8:30.

OR join the crowds at the biggest outdoor party with bar stalls, fireworks, and live entertainment at the Marina Tavern. Dance the night away under the stars and enjoy the Island's vibrant nightlife, followed by a fireworks extravaganza that will take you into 2023.

And if you're looking for the perfect spot to watch the fireworks, head over to one of the Island's beautiful beaches, where you'll have front-row seats to the spectacular New Year's Eve fireworks display.

The Whitsundays is a true paradise, and WAHI is the perfect place to celebrate the festive season. The Island is ideal for a Christmas getaway with its beautiful weather, stunning natural surroundings, and exclusive events and activities. So why not make this Christmas one to remember by celebrating at WAHI?

Book your stay at WAHI today and start planning your perfect festive getaway. We can't wait to welcome you to our little piece of paradise.