Silky Oaks Lodge and Healing Waters Spa is located just 20 minutes north of Port Douglas. Away from the township in the Daintree National Park, Silky Oaks Lodge sits quietly next to the Mossman River.
Port Douglas is a small coastal town, 67 km north of Cairns.The beautiful scenic drive from Cairns to Port Douglas takes you from the city to the tropical relaxed atmosphere that is typical of Port Douglas. There are no high rise buildings in Port Douglas and when you take a stroll along the world famous 4 mile beach the view from the palm trees to the sky is uninterupted.
While staying at Silky Oaks Lodge, it is an easy transfer to Port Douglas to visit the Great Barrier Reef or any other tour you might be interested in joining. Staying the the Daintree tropical rainforest just outside Port Douglas, gives you the benefit of being close enough to all the action, but are hidden in a private retreat for rejuvenation and complete relaxation.
Silky Oaks Lodge has a restaurant tucked in the treetops with views over the Mossman River.
Silky Oaks is perfect for a romantic getaway. A stay at a secluded rainforest retreat, with on-site day spa, offering exquisite treatments, on-site activities such as guided walking tours on Silky Oaks Lodge property, learning about the local indigenous culture, day and night tennis or swimming in the pool or freshwater billabong.
Silky Oaks Lodge is truly an eco-lodge, the land it was built on was part of cleared farmland but is now regenerated and replanted back to the original rainforest habitat. The first principle of the system is that the long term effect of the Lodge on the local environment must be zero. And it is, Silky Oaks Lodge has its own Sewerage Treatment Plant which is of a standard consistent with World Heritage guidelines. Operationally the Lodge further adheres to sustainability of the environment with a list of further practices.