The freeform saltwater swimming pool is located in the centre of the hotel courtyard.
Nearby recreational opportunities include a fitness facility diagonally opposite the hotel in a neighbouring hotel, which provides aerobics classes. A tennis court is also available at the neighbouring hotel. Activities include the 3 km boardwalk along the Esplanade for walking/jogging with workout areas positioned along the boardwalk, a public saltwater lagoon pool, and an unsupervised children's playground. Outdoor aerobics classes take place at the Esplanade; attendance can be arranged through reception. Basketball is available within 2 km of the hotel at the convention facility/stadium. Bicycle rentals are available in the city, within 2 km of the hotel.
Marlin Marina, at 2 km from the hotel, is the pick-up and drop-off area for various water sport activities such as scuba diving and snorkelling. Helicopter sightseeing and fishing charters can also be arranged at the marina. A golf-driving range can be found at Half Moon Bay golf course, within 8 km. Hiking/biking trails are at Red Arrow, a mountain walk, within 5 km of the hotel.
Bird watching opportunities are available at the Esplanade and also at Centennial Lakes, within 3 km of the hotel. The Botanical Gardens offers a range of walking tracks, and Centennial Lakes includes a boardwalk through swamp areas. The hotel can assist with tours that include horse riding, sky diving, rafting, and canoeing, all within 20 km of the hotel, at Yorkey's Knob and other locations. Tours to the Great Barrier Reef can also be arranged, which is approximately 30 nautical km, or 80 minutes by boat. Golf is available for non-members at the Paradise Palms golf course, located approximately 15 km from the hotel.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.