After Fair Day has passed and the glitter of Mardi Gras has washed through Oxford St, what’s next?

Toby’s Retreat at Holloway’s Beach is the newest gay-owned accommodation in Cairns, located 10 minutes away from the airport and 15 minutes from the city centre.

Toby’s Retreat as a bed and breakfast provides an alternative to hotel or resort accommodation as well as giving an insight into life in this fascinating region and providing a life-enhancing experience, owner Glenn Smith said.

A bed and breakfast can provide the one-on-one local insight and at the same time assure complete privacy.

The special getaway is fully equipped to cater for your every need. The facilities include a pool and spa and spacious rooms with two queen bedrooms and one double bedroom.

Every guest room receives a sumptuous exotic tropical fruit platter featuring fresh fruits including dragon fruit, Mareeba Gold pineapple, red mangoes and other locally harvested seasonal delights. All the ingredients are provided for a fully cooked breakfast, Smith said.

Every guest room is fully air-conditioned and ceiling fanned, with loads of hanging space for those sarongs. Relax in the guest lounge with high definition flatscreen Austar or have a cocktail in the guest bar. Bicycles are available for guest use to explore and discover.

Toby’s Retreat offers a fuss-free home away from home provided by owners from the community who have a deep knowledge of what our community wants.

Bookings on 07 4055 0011 or

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