The 5-star Shangri-La Hotel offers luxury accommodation with stunning views of the Cairns Marlin Marina. It features an outdoor swimming pool and free Wi-Fi internet access. Shangri-La is located just a 10-minute drive from Cairns Airport. The Great Barrier Reef Departure Terminal and the Pier Shopping Centre are located within 3 minutes’ walking distance. All rooms feature a private balcony overlooking a tropical garden, Trinity Bay or Marlin Marina. Flat-screen satellite TV and comfortable bathrobes and slippers are included. Other features include a laptop safe and minibar. Guests at The Marina Shangri-La can work out at the well-equipped fitness centre They can also make use of the complimentary shoeshine service, or get travel advice from the tour desk. The Backyard is a vibrant, relaxed venue with a distinct local North Queensland personality. The bar staff can share their local area and knowledge. With a choice of seating areas at the bar, on the deck or garden, guests can enjoy uninterrupted views of the waterfront, watch the boats or relax and take in the marina views and mountain range beyond. The outdoor bar is the service point of the garden area, giving customers a unique outdoor experience year round. The venue features innovative drinks and creative dishes.