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Airlie Beach and The Whitsundays, Queensland

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I recently spent four days at Airlie Beach on the Whitsunday Coast in Queensland.  The Whitsunday Islands are one of the many gateways to The Great Barrier Reef.
Tim and I stayed at The Boathouse Apartments at Port of Airlie.  These apartments are relatively new (~6 months old): 

The locals liken the external appearance of The Boathouse to a jail, but inside they are fabulous.  This is the view of the marina from our balcony:


It was hard work having breakfast every day looking at this view, but someone's got to do it ;)  The Boathouse is situated just a 5 minute walk from town, and unlike some of the resorts at Airlie Beach, it is situated on the flat, so there are no steep hills to get to town.
There were two bedrooms in our apartment, this one being the main bedroom overlooking the marina: 


The apartment came fully equipped, including with a digital television with Foxtel:



They have planted gardens with tropical plants at The Boathouse to enhance its amenity, including this gorgeous f…