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Overview of Whitsunday Sands Resort

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Whitsunday Sands Resort

4 out of 5

4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationHorseshoe Bay Beach1 min walk
    Popular LocationQueens Beach10 min walk
    Popular LocationRose Bay Beach3 min drive

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1 Bedroom Deluxe King Apartment

  • 42 sq m
  • Partial ocean view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Ocean Kitchenette Spa Room

5/5 guest room rating
  • 32.2 sq m
  • Beach view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Ocean Room

4.9/5 guest room rating
  • 26.2 sq m
  • Sea view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Ocean Twin Room

5/5 guest room rating
  • 26.2 sq m
  • Ocean view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Queen Bed and 2 Single Beds

Ocean Kitchenette Room

5/5 guest room rating
  • 26.6 sq m
  • Ocean view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Executive King Apartment

  • 42 sq m
  • Beach view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

1 Bedroom Deluxe Queen Apartment

  • 42.3 sq m
  • Partial ocean view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Studio Apartment

4.2/5 guest room rating
  • 35 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

About this area

Bowen

Located in Bowen, Whitsunday Sands Resort is on the beach. Flagstaff Hill and The Big Mango are notable landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Horseshoe Bay Beach and Kings Beach.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Horseshoe Bay Beach - 1 min walk
  • Queens Beach - 10 min walk
  • Kings Beach - 3 min drive
  • Rose Bay Beach - 3 min drive
  • Bowen Golf Course - 5 min drive

Getting around

  • Bowen Station - 10 min drive
  • Proserpine, QLD (PPP-Whitsunday Coast) - 69 min drive

Restaurants

  • Spice n Pepper Authentic Indian Restaurant - 7 min walk
  • La Sorelle The Sisters - 6 min drive
  • Eagle Boys - 6 min drive
  • Sails Coffee Lounge - 6 min drive
  • Memorial Club - 6 min drive

About this property

Whitsunday Sands Resort

Ocean-view motel with a bar/lounge, near Horseshoe Bay Beach
Guests at this beach motel will appreciate convenient on-site amenities such as a children's pool and barbecue grills. All 44 rooms provide conveniences such as fridges and microwaves, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Guests will also find balconies or patios, room service and coffee makers.
Whitsunday Sands Resort offers 44 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Rooms open to balconies or patios. 32-inch Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Fridges and microwaves are provided.

This Bowen motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and free toiletries.

An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for dinner and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Height restrictions apply for on-site parking
  • On-site parking includes off-street options

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 8:00 AM–9:00 AM: AUD 14.00 for adults and AUD 14.00 for children
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Children's pool
  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Children's pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fridge

Conveniences

  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Beachfront location
  • Garden
  • Picnic area

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • TV channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Toaster

Outdoor space

  • Balcony or patio

More

  • Desk
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Local maps
  • Phone
  • Restaurant dining guide
  • Window screens

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: AUD 14.00 for adults and AUD 14.00 for children (approximately)
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1.9 per cent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including stag and hen parties
Parking height restrictions apply

Property is also known as

Whitsunday Sands Resort Bowen
Whitsunday Sands Resort
Whitsunday Sands Bowen
Whitsunday Sands
Whitsunday Sands Resort Motel
Whitsunday Sands Resort Bowen
Whitsunday Sands Resort Motel Bowen

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Whitsunday Sands Resort and receive a full refund?
Yes, Whitsunday Sands Resort offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Whitsunday Sands Resort cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Whitsunday Sands Resort?
As of 11 Apr. 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Whitsunday Sands Resort on 18 Apr. 2021 start from AU$160, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does Whitsunday Sands Resort have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool and a children's pool.
Is Whitsunday Sands Resort pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Whitsunday Sands Resort?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Whitsunday Sands Resort?
Check-in is from 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM. After-hours check-in is not available.
What time is check-out at Whitsunday Sands Resort?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is Whitsunday Sands Resort located?
Nestled on the beach, this Bowen motel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Horseshoe Bay Beach, Kings Beach and Mullers Lagoon Park. Bowen Golf Course and Bowen Water Park are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Overall score and ratings

4.6

Wonderful

Rating 5 - Excellent. 217 out of 350 reviews
5 - Excellent 62%
Rating 4 - Good. 116 out of 350 reviews
4 - Good 33%
Rating 3 - Okay. 13 out of 350 reviews
3 - Okay 4%
Rating 2 - Poor. 3 out of 350 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 350 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

4.5/5

Amenities

4.2/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Our ocean view room was spectacular and it was great being able to walk from our room to the beach.
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2021

2/5 Poor

Travelled with partner
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
This felt like a motel advertised and charged at the rate of a holiday resort. I was disappointed.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Fabulous location. Room with ocean view definitely the way to go !
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Wonderful sunset and sunrise from balcony. Close to beach and cafe and restaurants close by.
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
This was an unplanned stop on our journey due to road closures. What an enjoyable break. Friendly staff, clean comfy room with a garden and ocean view that was spectacular. Great Indian takeaway restaurant on site. Will definitely plan another visit for a longer stay so we can explore the area.
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2021

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