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On the beach
2 outdoor pools
2 outdoor pools

Guest reviews

4.7/5 Exceptional
183 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Parking included
  • Kitchen
  • Air conditioning
  • Washer
  • Dryer


Explore the area

Popular LocationMarcoola Beach1 min walk
Popular LocationMudjimba Beach2 min walk
AirportMaroochydore, QLD (MCY-Sunshine Coast)3 min drive
Popular LocationTwin Waters Golf Club4 min drive

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About this area

Sunshine Coast

Sand Dunes Resort is located on the beach and in an area with great airport proximity. Sunshine Plaza and Mooloolaba Esplanade are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Coolum Beach and Maroochydore Beach. SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast and Aussie World are also worth visiting. Discover the area's water adventures with windsurfing and surfing/boogie boarding nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with hiking/biking trails.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Marcoola Beach - 1 min walk
  • Mudjimba Beach - 2 min walk
  • Mount Coolum National Park - 3 min drive
  • Twin Waters Golf Club - 4 min drive
  • Maroochydore Beach - 10 min drive

Getting around

  • Yandina Station - 19 min drive
  • Brisbane, QLD (BNE) - 74 min drive

About this property

Sand Dunes Resort

Upscale apartments on the beach, with 2 outdoor swimming pools
Spend the day on Sand Dunes Resort's beach or relax by one of the apartment building's 2 outdoor swimming pools. Each apartment provides a kitchen with a fridge, an oven, a hob and a microwave. A flat-screen TV with cable channels and a DVD player provide a bit of entertainment, and guests will also find comforts, such as a Select Comfort bed and premium bedding. Weekly housekeeping is available.
Sand Dunes Resort offers 75 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with washers/dryers and DVD players. Rooms open to furnished balconies. This individually decorated and furnished accommodation has separate sitting areas. Select Comfort beds feature premium bedding. Accommodation at this 4.5-star apartment has kitchens with full-sized fridge/freezers, hobs, microwaves and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

In-room wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is offered on a weekly basis and in-room massages can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.

Property amenities


On the beach


2 Outdoor pools
Hot tub


WiFi available (AUD 9.99 per night)

Parking and transport

Free self-parking


Fridge (full size)


Premium bedding
Select Comfort bed
Bed sheets provided
Rollaway/extra beds: AUD 40.0 per day


Combined bath/shower
Towels provided
Free toiletries

Living spaces

Dining room
Sitting area


Flat-screen TV with cable service
DVD player

Outdoor areas

Furnished balcony


Laundry facilities
Laundry detergent


Air conditioning


No pets or service animals


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Upper floors accessible by stairs only
No lifts
Wheelchair accessible (with limits)
Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

Tour/ticket assistance
Limited housekeeping
Iron/ironing board
Luggage storage
Blackout curtains
In-room massages

Location highlights

Near the ocean
Near the sea
Near the boardwalk
Near the airport

Things to do

Fitness centre
Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
Golf nearby
Windsurfing nearby
Hiking/biking trails nearby


75 rooms
3 floors
34 buildings
Built in 2006
Individually decorated



Check-in between 2:00 PM and 5:30 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open Monday - Friday (8:30 AM - 5:00 PM) and Saturday - Saturday (9:00 AM - noon)
Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours will receive an email with check-in instructions and lockbox information; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
The reception is open Sunday from 9 a.m. to midday.

Access methods

Staffed front desk, lockbox


No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 40.0 per day.
Cots (infant beds) are available for AUD 15.0 per stay

Payment types

American ExpressDiners ClubMastercardVisa

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 in-room wireless Internet: AUD 9.95 per day (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: AUD 9.99 per night (rates may vary)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 15.0 per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 40.0 per day

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.
    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

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
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

National rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian star ratings agency, Star Ratings Australia.

Property is also known as

Sand Dunes Resort Marcoola
Sand Dunes Resort
Sand Dunes Marcoola
Sand Dunes

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Sand Dunes Resort and receive a full refund?
Yes, Sand Dunes Resort offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Sand Dunes Resort cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does this property have a pool?
Yes, this property has 2 outdoor pools.
Is this property pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this property?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM to 5:30 PM.
What time is check-out at this property?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is this property located?
Nestled on the beach, this Marcoola apartment building is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Marcoola Beach and 2.5 mi (4 km) from Twin Waters Golf Club. Mudjimba Beach and Maroochy River Conservation Park are also within 1 mile (2 km).

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Sand Dunes Resort

5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness

Love the place and surrounding. Close to the beach. Friendly people. Quiet and very peaceful. Relaxing atmosphere. Thinking coming back again 😊

Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness

Loved that we could open patio gate to the pool ! So great for kids who want to swim all the time 😁

Stayed 3 nights in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 7 nights in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
t family stay

Fabulous stay, great apartment, amazing pool. Could be improved by having king singles instead of singles.

Stayed 7 nights in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Fantastic access to the pool from our villa and easy access to the beach. The villa had everything we could need including a deck of cards! The resort was clean and having secure enclosed parking was appreciated.

Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019