Aerial View of Port Douglas
Port Douglas is located on a small peninsula of land about 70km north of Cairns, next to Packers Creek. It's just a small place, with a permanent population of around 5000 residents, though that number increases greatly during the tourist influx times. The town has the advantange of being is located very close to two World Heritage areas, the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest, both of which have their own accommodation options.
Image courtesy of Tourism Tropical North Queensland