181 The Esplanade is in an amazing location. Cairns accommodation that is set in tropical gardens with picturesque views of the Great Barrier Reef. You can go for a walk along the beach, a short walk to the shops, jump in your cheap car rental Cairns and take a drive to check out the sites. 181 The Esplanade offers an amazing swimming pool adjoining a lagoon with a sauna, heated jacuzzi and BBQ facilities. Why would you want to stay anywhere else than 181 The Esplanade.