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Bearded Dragon Country Lodge is set on 110 acres of farm and bush land on the Gold Coast. It offers full wheelchair access and two rooms with facilities for persons with disabilities. There is live cane toad racing and entertainment every weekend. Good times are guaranteed.

Byron Bay Rainforest Resort adjoining Cape Byron Marine Park and Aeakwal National Park has wheelchair-accessible accommodations.

Kuranda Homestay Bed and Breakfast in tropical north Queensland has wheelchair-accessible bathrooms are in every suite because it was designed by a paraplegic. The Great Barrier Reef, tropical rainforests, Cairns and other world-class attractions - all are less than an hour's drive from their location.

Lorikeet Lodge in Queensland has wheelchair access, roll in shower, grab rails, front loading washing machine/dryer, remote TV in bedroom and lounge, along with a large accessible deck.

Noosa River has a spacious 2 bedroom apartment for vacation rental that has a roll-in shower and other amenities.


Stagecoach Trails Guest Ranch is an accessible dude ranch with guest rooms, bathrooms, lodge, dining areas, swimming pool and hot-tub as well as a special riding arena for novice riders and any disabled rider who cannot ride on his/her own on the trails.


Yosemite National Park has many facilities accessible for people with physical disabilities. Free shuttle buses are equipped with front-door wheelchair lifts and tie-downs for two wheelchairs. Although not ADA compliant, Yosemite also has several hikes which are wheelchair accessible with assistance.


Access Victoria has accessible vacation suite rentals featuring kitchen having lowered counters and a roll-under sink and cook top, and bathroom with a roll-in shower. The suite is located within 12 minutes of 85% of Victoria's attractions.

Nova Scotia Mersey River Chalets have totally accessible units with roll-in showers (shower chairs available, as well as a hydraulic lifter). There are wide nature trails throughout the resort, designed for easy rolling (board walks and gravel trails) and specially-designed wharfs to allow access to swimming, kayaking and canoeing.


Wilderness On Wheels Foundation operates a model wilderness-access facility which makes a Colorado mountain environment accessible to all.


Accessible vacation rentals through out Florida is available on You have a selection of villas, condos, apartments, or town homes.


Access Holidays in the small hamlet of Gresignac in the Dordogne region of southwest France has two accessible properties, one a lovely stone cottage and the other luxurious country house.

La Coume is a renovated 17th Century farmhouse set in the rural heartland of the Languedoc-Rousillon region of southwest France. Two of the three Gites are Disabled Friendly and wheelchair accessible and should meet the basic access requirements of those with reduced mobility. The site has photos showing their accessibility.

La Repandise, in the heart of Alsace about 65 km from Strasbourg, has a 2 bedroom holiday apartment that is accessible with a fully equipped kitchen (washing-machine, dish-washer, cooker, electric heating, fire place) and a big living room with a view of the valley.

Les Cerisiers is recently converted 19th century barn located in a small hamlet close to the tranquil town of Lezay. It was designed to be accessible and has a roll-in shower.

Luberon has an extensive list of accessible holiday apartments, homes, and cottages in this area of Provence.


Eria Resort Hotel for the Disabled, located in the historic village of Maleme, of Crete Greece, is specially designed to fully accessible to people with disabilities. Wheelchairs electric or manual, hoists, stanchions, oxygen compressor, scooters, rollators and others, are available upon request. A specially adapted mini bus is also available to transport you safely, to and from the airport or the harbor.

Sirens Resort is a complex of 5 fully accessible apartments, built by the higher standards to provide easy access to wheelchair users. Located near the city of Loutraki, the resort is easily accessible from Athens, and they have adapted minivans for transportation.


Accessible Maui has an oceanfront vacation rental condo, 2 bedroom, 2 bath, one with with a roll-in shower.

Maui Accessible Condo is 2 bedroom/2 bathroom unit located on the beach at Ma’alaea Bay, Maui. Additional features are free high-speed internet and free long-distance calling to North America.


I Girasoli is a completely barrier free property owned by the Italian Multiple Sclerosis Society. Located in Lucignano, in the heart of Tuscan countryside, it has 51 guestrooms plus 10 bungalows, within a complex that includes 2 swimming pools (1 indoor with heated water), a tennis court, a park, a free parking, a gym and a convention center. The professional staff organizes theme weekends and accessible excursions in the surrounding area to discover cities of art, ancient historical centers, restaurants and wine cellars. The organization also has two other accessible locations in Italy.


Bay Island Beach Resort in Roatan hosts as many as 20 wheelchair divers a year and at least 40 more guests who have physical limitations. Our dive staff has been trained to work with physically challenged divers. The beachfront and beach guest rooms are permanently ramped and the resort complies ADA standards.


Our House is locate on the beach at Barra de Potosí in beautiful southwestern Mexico near Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo. It is completely accessible with bathrooms having raised toilets and wheel-in showers with shower chairs, benches and grab bars. The beach access is paved allowing all our visitors access to our beach palapa area. They also have a specially-equipped bus with a wheelchair lift, and with it they offer airport pickups.

Freedom Shores is a 4-star Accessible Hotel and Beach Resort in Isla Aguada, Campeche, Mexico. This tropical getaway is located on the historic Yucatan Peninsula, and features nine luxuriously furnished rooms that are completely wheelchair accessible including roll-in showers. There are also 30 fully-equipped Recreational Vehicle sites. Lift-equipped vans do airport pickups and drop offs and guided excursions to Mayan Archaeological Sites. Other amenities include portable overhead tracking lift system, electrical transfer lifts, hoyer lifts and nurse’s aides available.


Kosrae Village is a resort of traditional bungalows that are wheelchair accessible on a secluded tropical island of rainforests, mangroves and mountains with the amazing sea life on stunning, pristine Micronesian coral reefs. An amazing location, rated by National Geographic as one of the top 50 ecolodges in the world for 2008. All bungalows are roomy, with 36 in. doors, and roll-in showers. Restrooms in restaurant and dive shop are accessible, along with floating docks with ramps at the marina. Activities include scuba diving, snorkeling, rainforest hiking, fishing, and bird watching.

South Africa

Tuscan Villa Guest House situated in one of Cape Town’s most sought after seaside suburbs Fish Hoek has an accessible ground floor suite with a roll-in shower.


Accessible Beach Condo in Galveston, TX is available for rent throughout the year. The accomdations has 2 bedrooms, 2 baths Bedroom 1: Queen and twin bed Bedroom 2: Queen bed (accessible), Full kitchen, dining area Large, spacious living room Three balconies (one off bedroom 1, two across living room). Located in Islander East is a gated community. It has a heated pool, tennis courts, shuffle board and a laundry facility.


Access Centers Turkey ACT is probably the first specialist holiday hotel resort of is kind in Turkey. The resort is located about 1 hour from Dalaman Airport and has accessible vehicles for transport to and from the Airport, to local safe beaches and excursions which include visits to historical sites and the resort of Dalyan.

Washington State

Olympic National Park has fully-accessible visitor centers, campgrounds with accessible restrooms, as well as lodging facilities, one of which has an accessible hot springs pool.


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