FAQs - Food and Drinks

What meals are included?

For overnight guests, full buffet dinner and breakfast is included in the tariff and is served in the Dining Room. Full buffet lunch is included for day guests.

What options do overnight guests have for lunch?

A buffet lunch is available in the Dining Room and the Beachfront Café offers a variety of light meals and snacks. 

I have dietary requirements, are you able to cater for me?

Yes, our kitchen is able to cater to most dietary requirements, please advise upon booking.

Can we bring our own alcohol?

Due to licensing regulations you are not permitted to bring your own alcohol. However, Lady Elliot Island is fully licensed and has a well stocked bar at reasonable prices.

Is the tap water suitable for drinking on Lady Elliot Island?

Yes, our desalinated water is suitable to drink straight from the tap. As per our Eco commitment, we are no longer selling plastic water bottles on the Island. However, guests can bring reusable bottles or buy one of our LEI Water reusable bottles (Recycled Plastic & Stainless Steel) from the Resort Shop that can be filled from drinking fountains located around the Resort or from taps in the rooms.

Is there anywhere I am able to buy groceries on the Island? 

No, general groceries are not sold on the Island. Soft drinks, ice cream and chips are available from the Bar/Café. Snacks are available from the Dive Shop during hours of operation. Souvenirs, toys, sterling silver and fashion jewellery as well as convenience items, batteries, sunscreen and limited pharmaceutical lines are available from the Gift Shop located in Reception.

Please note: Due to the harm to the environment and marine wildlife caused by cigarettes, we do not stock or sell cigarettes and actively discourage smoking on the Island as a part of our commitment to protecting the  environment

Will I have access to cooking facilities?

No, there are no cooking facilities in the rooms. Island Suites are equipped with a microwave, small fridge and tea & coffee making facilities. Reef Units and Garden Units have a small fridge and tea & coffee making facilities. Eco Huts have a communal area that has a small fridge and tea & coffee making facilities.