Bronwyn Sell checks into Freedom Shores, Whitsunday Coast, Australia.

Getting there:

From Proserpine Airport, I caught a 30-minute Heart of the Reef Shuttle with a bloke called Cameron from Hawke's Bay. There are also regular shuttles Thursday through Sunday to and from Airlie Beach, the tourist and sailing hub of the Whitsunday Islands.

Check-in experience: Check-in came to me. The manager saw Cameron pull up and came out to meet me and take me to my room. It's that kind of place.

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Location : Ten minutes around the coast from Airlie Beach, in a secluded bush-clad valley on the

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