APM - Home away from home.
Reviewed Jul 2015
Since arriving in the Whitsundays from our home port on Lake Macquarie we have stayed at Abell Point Marina on three occasions - twice for just short of a week. On each occasion we have found the service to be outstanding - from the ladies in the North and South offices through to the marina jetty staff - nothing is too much trouble. The facilities are first class, toilet blocks always immaculate and they seem to have a great maintenance program that responds quickly to any issues.
The location is great - a very pleasant walk into Airlie Beach along the waterfront or a slightly longer, but equally scenic, walk to the major shopping centres at Cannonvale. If walking is not your thing then the marina has a courtesy car (a Toyata Hi Lux ) that can be booked during the day - a great way to make that big shop and avoid having to use bus or taxi to get things home.
I have spoken with several locals (non-boaters) who speak very highly of Paul and his efforts to lift the amenity and profile of APM. I cannot help but compare these attitudes to those we see down south whenever someone wants to either build or expand a marina.
There are some outstanding marinas along the east coast of Australia but I would have to rate this one as one of, if not, the very best.