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Tucked away in the hills of Airlie Beach, Freedom Shores is one of the most unique resorts in the Whitsundays,
offering a boutique resort experience with spectacular ocean views. Skip the hotels and experience
accommodation like no other.


Just 15-minutes from Airlie Beach, Freedom Shores is one of the great hidden gems of Whitsunday accommodation. With only 14-rooms, guests can expect an intimate resort experience with a choice of 3 luxury room types – our twin boat bungalows, the larger resort suites, a 3-bedroom homestead or the famous Beach Shack with your own private beach & sun lounge.



Enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast daily, served by the stunning pool deck, then wander down to our on-site restaurant, Northerlies Beach Bar & Grill, just a 3-minute walk from the resort, offering absolute beachfront dining. We also have a resort bar, stocked with cocktails, beers & wines to sip on by the pool.



Explore a truly unique beachside wedding venue at Freedom Shores. Think island vibes on the mainland with your own private beach & villa, lush lawns, guest accommodation & an on-site restaurant. Ask about our ceremony & reception areas, wedding venue hire, catering & accommodation options.



Make yourself at home by hiring out the entire resort to yourself. With a total of 14 rooms and a guest capacity of 40, private pool & beach access, plus a daily breakfast, it’s the perfect venue for a family gathering, intimate wedding or work conference.


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Freedom Shores Resort Award
Best of Queensland Experience 2024 Freedom Shores Wins Best of Queensland Experience for another year in a row! This award means the world to us because it reflects our dedication to creating unforgettable moments in the stunning Whitsundays. Big thanks to our incredible staff and our amazing guests. Read More
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Homestead Freedom Shores Airlie Beach Accommodation
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