The Villa is well served by 2 local shuttle bus services, that run every 15 minutes from 7am to 12am daily, 24-hour taxis and / or is easy walking / cycling distance to everywhere (bicycles can be hired locally). It is close to 2 local shopping complexes, several restaurants and golf courses. Walking or cycling along Four Mile Beach is also a popular route to take to / from the village.
You can rent a car (including a 4WD) in Port Douglas for all or part of your stay. There are no penalties for hiring in Cairns and dropping off in Port Douglas (or vice versa) so you can mix and match your car hire to suit your requirements.
There are many tours available from Port Douglas. The reef, the rainforest, the tablelands, shopping, boating, dining, the list is endless.
Many destinations can be explored in standard rental vehicles however some require 4WD, especially during the “green” season. Some tours are better done in your own vehicle, others are better done with experienced local guides.
All tour operators will pick you up at or near The Villa Port Douglas and drop you back after your tour so it is not essential to rent a car although as always, your own transport often provides greater flexibility and is generally more economical. However with your own transport you do miss out on a lot of the local knowledge and fellowship that comes with a group tour.
We are happy to advise your options should you need further assistance with getting to and around Port Douglas. We can also make all your transport and tour bookings for you at the best rates possible