With crystal clear turquoise water, 24 acres of pristine coral reefs and white sand beaches, Heron Island has long been called the “jewel in the crown” of the Great Barrier Reef. And now all those with very deep pockets have a chance to buy this piece of paradise because it carries a tropical resort that is for sale. Tropical resort run by the “World Heritage Listed National Marine Park” from Queensland in Australia has been put up for sale.
A real estate agent in charge of this sale did not want to reveal the current price of this island with the hotel, but potential buyers must be willing to literally empty their pockets, because this location is still labeled as one of the best dive sites in the world, fetched $42 million in 2004.
A long-time manager of this resort, which worked there from 2008 to 2012, warns potential customers that it is necessary to invest a lot of time and money to renovate the island, which according to him seems “a little tired”.
This resort has 109 rooms and suites, and most of them have views of the Coral Sea and Great Barrier Reef. Also there is a spectacular swimming pool, spa center, restaurant, bar, lounge, diving center …
Heron Island is recognized as one of the most revered destination for eco-tourism.