The arrival of QT Hotel in 2012 signalled a major face lift for the area. A little bit Hamptons yet still tropical, it boasts a luxury lagoon-style pool with deluxe lounges and in-pool bar. Make your way from the hotel to the marina on the old-school Ballyhooley steam train.
QT HOTEL has a Girls Only* package massages; qthotelsandresorts.com.
Be guided by a marine biologist as you search underwater for Nemo on a QUICKSILVER cruise. Prices start from $246 per person (plus $62 for snorkelling); quicksilver-cruises.com.