Inside the Hamilton Island resorts where George Clooney and Julia Roberts are rumoured to be staying


Hollywood star Julia Roberts was pictured boarding a private jet to Hamilton Island on Saturday, after previously quarantining in a Sydney mansion.

The 54-year-old actress is rumoured to be using the tropical locale as her base, while she shoots romantic comedy Ticket to Paradise alongside George Clooney in the Whitsundays.

While their actual itinerary is not known, the A-list duo are likely to stay in either the Qualia luxury resort or the state-of-the-art Papillon house.

A-list guests: Julia Roberts rumoured to be using Hamilton Island as her base while she shoots the romantic comedy Ticket to Paradise with George Clooney in the Whitsundays. The duo pictured in 2016

Set on Hamilton Island’s northern-most tip, Qualia features luxury pavilions and is the first choice for celebrities staying on the island.

Julia or George would likely stay at the resort’s private north-facing Beach House which boasts private lap pool and secluded location.

The Beach House features a main bedroom and en-suite bathroom, a spacious entertaining area, 10-person dining room and a 12-metre infinity edge private pool. 

Best of the best: Set on Hamilton Island's northern-most tip, Qualia features luxury pavilions and is the first choice for celebrities staying on the island

Best of the best: Set on Hamilton Island’s northern-most tip, Qualia features luxury pavilions and is the first choice for celebrities staying on the island

Mod cons: Julia or George would likely stay at the resort's private north-facing Beach House which boasts private lap pool and secluded location

Mod cons: Julia or George would likely stay at the resort’s private north-facing Beach House which boasts private lap pool and secluded location

It also features a well-appointed separate guesthouse for friends or family.  

Both Qualia resort and Whitsunday Island’s Papillon house were designed by renowned architect, Chris Beckingham. 

Papillon features seven oversized bedrooms, perfect for a Hollywood star and their entourage.

Room with a view: The Beach House features a main bedroom and en-suite bathroom, a spacious entertaining area, 10-person dining room and a 12-metre infinity edge private pool

Room with a view: The Beach House features a main bedroom and en-suite bathroom, a spacious entertaining area, 10-person dining room and a 12-metre infinity edge private pool

Designer: Both Qualia resort and Whitsunday Island's Papillon house were designed by renowned architect, Chris Beckingham

Designer: Both Qualia resort and Whitsunday Island’s Papillon house were designed by renowned architect, Chris Beckingham

The vast home is set on 2,661sqm of land – meaning guests can enjoy the ultimate in privacy and seclusion. 

Both residences are booked solid through the duo’s filming dates, however it is not known if George and Julia will be staying at either location. 

Roberts has just spent two weeks at a $56.9million mansion in Vaucluse, one of Sydney’s most exclusive suburbs.

Room for entourage: It also features a well-appointed separate guesthouse for friends or family.

Room for entourage: It also features a well-appointed separate guesthouse for friends or family.

Roomy: Papillon features seven oversized bedrooms, perfect for a Hollywood star

Roomy: Papillon features seven oversized bedrooms, perfect for a Hollywood star

It was the former rental home of Lachlan and Sarah Murdoch, the son and daughter-in-law of Australian-born media mogul Rupert Murdoch.

Privacy arrangements were made for Julia’s stay, with a large black screen being erected on the waterfront side of the home.

The home was being patrolled by around-the-clock armed guards, while multiple chefs, waiters and housekeepers are staying with Julia as part of her travel bubble.

Spaced out: The vast home is set on 2,661sqm of land - meaning guests can enjoy the ultimate in privacy and seclusion

Spaced out: The vast home is set on 2,661sqm of land – meaning guests can enjoy the ultimate in privacy and seclusion

International visitors to Australia must spend two weeks in quarantine due to coronavirus restrictions.

Roberts is in the country to film rom-com Ticket to Paradise with Clooney.

The shoot is scheduled for two months from mid-November, with locations on the Gold Coast and Brisbane.

Mystery: Both residences are booked solid through the duo's filming dates, however it is not known if George and Julia will be staying at either location

Mystery: Both residences are booked solid through the duo’s filming dates, however it is not known if George and Julia will be staying at either location

The project received a $6.4million grant from the federal government’s Location Incentive Program.

George and Julia play a divorced couple who travel to Bali in a desperate bid to stop their daughter, played by Kaitlyn Dever, from getting married.

The movie will be filmed entirely in Queensland, with the picturesque Whitsundays doubling for Bali.

Ticket to Paradise: George and Julia play a divorced couple in the movie who travel to Bali in a desperate bid to stop their daughter, played by Kaitlyn Dever, from getting married

Ticket to Paradise: George and Julia play a divorced couple in the movie who travel to Bali in a desperate bid to stop their daughter, played by Kaitlyn Dever, from getting married

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