Lure at Abell Point Marina is a waterfront wedding venue in the Whitsundays with spectacular views of the Whitsunday Islands and the Coral Sea. Wedding guests enjoy turquoise sea vistas by day, hues of pink and orange during sunset and the twinkle of yachts on the water by night. It is a truly magical backdrop for your destination wedding.
Where is Lure, Abell Point Marina?
Lure, is located at the award winning Abell Point Marina in Airlie Beach, Queensland. Airlie Beach is a quaint beachside town which is the gateway to the Whitsunday Islands and the Great Barrier Reef. With average daily temperatures sitting at 26°C, Airlie Beach is the perfect location for the ultimate destination wedding.
What type of venue is Lure, Abell Point Marina?
Our venue is a function venue, custom designed to cater for the booming Whitsunday wedding industry and in keeping with our nautical surroundings. Located in the heart of Abell Point Marina, the stunning waterfront view from the expansive balcony is stunning both day and night. As the sun sets over the Whitsunday islands the twinkle of the yacht lights reflection of the moon on the water, make for the perfect reception location.
What spaces are available for weddings?
We have a number of ceremony space options within the marina precinct. For absolute waterfront overlooking the marina itself, we can accommodate a ceremony on our foreshore. For those who dream of sand between their toes, the Shingley Beach precinct is adjacent to the marina precinct and a leisurely stroll back to the reception venue. By the end of 2017 work will be complete on the Abell Point Parkway, a 2.5 hectare waterfront parkland facility within the marina precinct. The custom built wedding pavilion overlooking the turquoise waters of the Coral Sea will make the perfect ceremony location.
Once the vows are finalised Lure provides a stunning, contemporary reception venue. We can accommodate 230 cocktail style and 120 for a seated reception. With an expansive balcony and foreshore available for pre-reception drinks, as well as the Compass bar and dancefloor, Lure certainly has plenty of space for large scale weddings. Conversely, we regular accommodate small, intimate weddings with couples who wish to get married on the balcony and enjoy an intimate dinner with close friends inside the venue
Do you offer special wedding packages?
We offer a comprehensive wedding package for our couples;
- Exclusive venue hire for your wedding reception
- Your choice of cocktail, alternate drop or banquet menu
- 3 hour beverage package
- Your choice of unique wedding reception styling and décor (referring to our style guide for options)
- Set up of your reception with tables and chairs, as required
- Set up of glassware, crockery, cutlery
- Linen for the bridal table, dry bars and all other tables
- State-of-the-art sound system and microphone available for speeches
- Exclusive use of compass bar dance floor
- Full venue air-conditioning
- Event management support throughout the reception and in the lead up to your wedding
- Venue available until midnight
Do you offer on-site accommodation?
Whilst we don’t have accommodation within the marina precinct, we have a range of quality accommodation options within walking distance of the venue and all are absolute waterfront. We can arrange special rates for our bridal parties and their guests at a range of accommodation options to suit every budget.
How do you get to Lure, Abell Point Marina?
The venue is located a short walk from the township of Airlie Beach along a stunning waterfront boardwalk. For the bridal party we can arrange arrival to the ceremony or reception via helicopter to one of our private helipads on the marina rockwall. Alternatively, arrival via luxury yacht is a popular option for many couples and we are more than happy arrange the perfect vessel for the ultimate ceremony arrival. For those arriving or departing the reception, we can arrange private transport back to accommodation houses through our transport networks.
For more information and photos of Lure, Abell Point Marina head to their website. You can view the venue in 360 degrees, download the menu options and explore all the possibilities of a ceremony and reception in the Whitsundays!