Ramada Eco Beach Resort is a multi award-winning eco resort set amongst the pristine and untouched Kimberley environment. Just over an hour’s drive south of Broome, accommodation at our eco resort provides guests with an unforgettable and unique wilderness experience whilst having minimal impact on the surrounding landscape. Our eco friendly holiday accommodation near Broome is perfectly suited to every taste.
The exceptional accommodation at our eco resort includes 25 superbly appointed Eco Villas interlinked by over 1km of elevated wooden boardwalks, and 30 luxurious safari style Eco Tents. For larger groups we also offer The Beach Houses, striking ocean front accommodation with amazing views of the Indian Ocean.
Ramada Eco Beach Resort is a 1.5 hour drive south of Broome – 120km along the Great Northern Highway and then 10km along a well maintained pindan (red dirt) road or a 25 minute scenic helicopter journey from Broome.
Ramada Eco Beach Resort is nestled in behind the primary sand dune, a stone’s throw from the Indian Ocean. You can choose from ocean front Eco Villas and Eco Tents, villas and tents that have partial ocean views or you can opt for a Kimberley coastal bushland experience. Whichever accommodation location you choose, the beach is only a stroll away and you can fall asleep to the sighing sound of the waves every night.
Our Eco Villas sleep up to 4 guests, however we do have 2 two-bedroom villas which can sleep up to 6 guests.
Our Eco Tents sleep up to 2-3 guests with a king size bed and roll-out bed. However we do have a limited number of tents which sleep 4 guests. These tents feature a king size bed and a set of bunks.
Yes, all of our Eco Villas are air-conditioned, offering our guests a “green” experience in superior comfort. Our Eco Tents are very well ventilated and equipped with fans.
Yes, we provide all the linen and towels in our Eco Villas and Eco Tents. We also have pool/beach towels available.
As we are an Eco friendly resort, all villas will receive a mini service after every 2nd night of your stay. Stays over 7 nights will be provided with a linen change after their 4th night. If you would like your villa serviced daily, simply ask one of the friendly reception staff.
Our Eco Villas are self-contained with tableware and the essentials for cooking up a holiday storm: microwave, toaster, kettle, bar fridge and a shared barbeque. You can share a meal with other guests at tables provided at the central outdoor barbeque meeting area, set amongst the coastal vegetation, or dine alone in the comfort of your air-conditioned villa.
If you’re staying in an Eco Tent, you can also cook your own meals in a shared self-catering tent, which contains a microwave, single hotplate, kettle, fridge space and barbeque. Picnic sets with all the essential tableware are also available for Eco Tent guests (for a small deposit). Dine in the shared outdoor dining area, set amongst the coastal bush, or on your private tent deck. There is also an esky in each tent with ice available for purchase.
Our accommodation is mainly powered by the Kimberley sun. If you’re staying in a villa this means you can dry your hair, but you can’t microwave your dinner at the same time! You can only plug in one electrical appliance at a time.
The tents are limited to 2 amps of power, this power level can support a mobile or camera charger however a hair dryer cannot be operated. However, if you’re staying in a tent we have a private designated area for you to use your hair dryer. Both tents and villas have a 240kw output.
We will launch your boat using one of our vehicles at a fee of $25. Maximum size of a boat is 4.7 metres.
Contact Ramada Eco Beach Resort reception at least 24 hours before your arrival to notify reception you are considering bringing your boat. We will allocate a mooring to you subject to availability. When you arrive at Eco Beach, you are responsible to off-load your passengers at the beach. Once you have done this, take your boat to a mooring with a kayak attached to it. This kayak is there for your use to transfer to and from your boat.
Yes! Our villas and tents are very child friendly. Ramada Eco Beach Resort offers families the rare chance to escape conventional accommodation inclusions such as TV and focus on reconnecting with each other. Mother Nature is the focus and Ramada Eco Beach Resort has a host of fun outdoor family activities available such as kayaking, paddle-boarding, fishing, whale watching, bird watching, beach fossicking, creek exploring, star-gazing.
Yes – we know how important it is to keep the younger crew happy at meal times. We have the usual nuggets and chips, fish and chips, and pasta meals, along with with a few more slightly grown up meal versions for the fussy pre-teens! View our kid’s menu.
Yes, we have an infinity pool which overlooks the Indian Ocean, equipped with individual shade umbrellas and deck chairs. Our pool is located alongside “Jack’s” bar and restaurant. Children are more than welcome to swim in the pool, keeping in mind the presence of guests who wish to relax around the pool.
No. Pool facilities are only available for the in-house guests.
Eco Beach is a safe place to swim; we are no different to any other north west coastal location. Eco Beach experiences tidal rips, large tidal movement, shore breaks and sandbanks. Our waters contain a rich array of marine life, including humpback whales, dolphins, manta rays, sharks, turtles and the odd transient crocodile during the wet season. The same cautionary measures apply to swimming at Eco Beach as they do at any beach in Australia.
Marine stingers are not present between May and October. Marine stingers may be present during the wet season from November to April.
Yes, we have Kayaks, fishing rods and stand-up-paddle-boards for hire. We have also provided large shade structures on the beach to provide shelter from the Kimberley sun.
Yes, we have a signature restaurant and bar – “Jack’s” – named after Jack Edgar, one of the traditional Yawuru owners. Jack’s overlooks the Indian Ocean with Kimberley-style outdoor dining.
At Ramada Eco Beach Resort we view food and holidays as synergistic. Combining healthy food with ‘time out’ with Mother Nature is the perfect way to nourish body and spirit. Food at Jack’s is a celebration of natural pure flavours and their transformation into culinary delights.
Our renowned organic gardens supply 70% of the resort kitchen’s fresh produce needs enabling our chef to create fresh, delicious meals using the finest seasonal organic ingredients nature has to offer. We source our grains and meats from the best growers in Western Australia and our fish is plucked straight out of the Indian Ocean.
Yes, but we have a full bar with an impressive wine and beer list. Take-away drinks are available for you to purchase at take-away prices so you can enjoy a drink in peace in your villa or tent. Check out our drinks menu to see what is available.
Yes, our little shop under Jack’s has toiletry and first aid essentials, mosquito repellent, sun cream, insect bite relief cream, ice-creams and other basic items. It also sells clothing, hats, nature books.
Jack’s Bar also stocks chips, nuts and chocolate bars and serves mouth-watering healthy sweet and savoury snacks all day long.
No, the Kimberley whale watching season is between June and September. We offer whale watching trips with our resident naturalist guides and whale researchers.
No, the Flatback turtle nesting season is October – December. Guests can accompany Conservation Volunteers Australia marine researchers on sensitively conducted turtle patrols during this time.
Ramada Eco Beach Resort promotes “fishing for the future”. After you catch enough for your dinner (one Kimberley fish should be ample), we ask you to please practice environmentally responsible “catch and release” fishing. This includes using suitable tackle for the species that you are targeting and minimising the time spent to land the fish. You can cook up your catch using the share barbecue facilities.
No, but we have our own natural full moon phenomenon – the spectacular full moon rising up over the bush plains of Yardogarra country. At Eco Beach, the horizon extends as far as the eye can see – a full 360º. From the resort’s elevated heli-pad, you are perfectly placed to witness the rising full moon, an experience that will leave you breathless and convinced of the moon’s spiritual power. And you will revel in the stunning clarity of the northern stars and milky way.
No domestic pets are allowed onsite as we are a wilderness resort and run a kangaroo rehabilitation program. A vision impaired or blind guest is welcome to have their guide dog accompany them to Eco Beach. Guide Dogs are permitted by law to accompany their users in all public places.
Most mobile phones do work at Eco Beach, depending on your carrier. However, your location in the resort (e.g. down in the valley), inclement weather (very unlikely) and certain tides may limit reception.
Yes -limited wireless internet on your private device.
The power system for the resort is an integrated hybrid system. It is 50% solar powered and stores energy in batteries to enable the generators to be turned off at night.
Three water tanks are located on site. The resort’s water supply, including drinking and shower water, is obtained from the site’s bore. The water is filtered and treated. Bottled water can be purchased from the retail shop.