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Sanctuary Lakes Fauna Retreat

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Beach nearby
Outdoor pool
Individually decorated, individually furnished, iron/ironing board
TV, DVD player

Overview of Sanctuary Lakes Fauna Retreat

Sanctuary Lakes Fauna Retreat

3.5 out of 5

4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Kitchen
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Professionally cleaned
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 72-hour vacancy between guest stays

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationUrangan Pier12 min walk
  • Popular LocationHervey Bay Botanic Garden13 min walk
  • Popular LocationUrangan Central Shopping Centre17 min walk
  • AirportHervey Bay, QLD (HVB)6 min drive

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Standard Villa

4.6/5 guest room rating
  • Studio
  • 1 bathroom
  • Lake view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Single Bed and 1 Queen Bed

Family Villa

4.5/5 guest room rating
  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bathroom
  • Lake view
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Single Beds and 1 Queen Bed

Standard Villa 2 Pax

5/5 guest room rating
  • 40 sq m
  • Studio
  • 1 bathroom
  • Lake view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

About this area

Hervey Bay

Sanctuary Lakes Fauna Retreat is located on a lake and in an area with good shopping. Great Sandy Straits Marina and Hervey Bay Golf and Country Club are worth exploring if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's popular attractions can visit Reefworld Aquarium and WetSide Water Education Park. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including whale watching, golfing and golf lessons.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Shelly Beach - 6 min walk
  • Urangan Pier - 12 min walk
  • Hervey Bay Botanic Garden - 13 min walk
  • Urangan Central Shopping Centre - 17 min walk
  • Reefworld Aquarium - 3 min drive

Getting around

  • Hervey Bay, QLD (HVB) - 6 min drive


  • Salt Café - 11 min walk
  • Eat at Dan & Stephs - 3 min drive
  • Paolo‘s Pizza Bar - 4 min drive
  • Cafe Balaena - 4 min drive
  • Aegean Waters - 4 min drive

About this property

Sanctuary Lakes Fauna Retreat

Lakefront Hervey Bay aparthotel in Urangan, near Urangan Pier
Along with an outdoor pool, this smoke-free aparthotel has laundry facilities and a library. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, express check-in, tour/ticket assistance and a corner/local shop are on-site. Each apartment features a kitchenette with a fridge and a microwave, plus free WiFi and a TV with a DVD player. Added amenities include a patio, a rainfall shower and an electric kettle. Weekly housekeeping is available.
Sanctuary Lakes Fauna Retreat offers 36 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with DVD players and a hairdryer. Rooms open to patios. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Accommodation at this 3.5-star aparthotel has kitchenettes with fridges and microwaves.

Bathrooms include a shower with a rainfall showerhead, and complimentary toiletries. This Hervey Bay aparthotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a weekly basis.

Recreational amenities at the aparthotel include an outdoor pool.

Children aged under 15 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Property is professionally cleaned
Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 72 hours between stays
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Near the beach


  • Outdoor Pool


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge)

Family friendly

  • Children stay free
  • Free cot/infant bed


  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Electric kettle


  • Bed sheets provided


  • Shower
  • Rainfall shower head
  • Hairdryer
  • Free toiletries
  • Towels provided

Living spaces

  • Library


  • TV
  • DVD player

Outdoor areas

  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Garden
  • Picnic area


  • Laundry facilities


  • Air conditioning
  • Heating


  • No pets allowed


  • No lifts
  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Limited housekeeping
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Corner/local shop
  • Front desk (limited hours)

Location highlights

  • Near the ocean
  • On the lake
  • Near the boardwalk
  • In the suburbs
  • In a regional park

Things to do

  • Whale watching nearby
  • Golf nearby
  • Golf lessons nearby

Safety features

  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke detector
  • Window guards


  • 36 rooms
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished

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Check-in from 2 PM - 5:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time 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 not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 3 children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types

Important information

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
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and window guards

We should mention

Up to 3 children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
Alcohol is not served at this property
Children under 15 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision

Property is also known as

Sanctuary Lakes Fauna Retreat
Sanctuary Lakes Fauna Retreat Condo
Sanctuary Lakes Fauna Retreat Condo Urangan
Sanctuary Lakes Fauna Retreat Urangan
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ctuary s Fauna Retreat Uranga
Sanctuary Lakes Fauna Retreat Urangan
Sanctuary Lakes Fauna Retreat Aparthotel
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Frequently asked questions

Rating 5 - Excellent. 177 out of 262 reviews
5 - Excellent 68%
Rating 4 - Good. 71 out of 262 reviews
4 - Good 27%
Rating 3 - Okay. 12 out of 262 reviews
3 - Okay 5%
Rating 2 - Poor. 2 out of 262 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 262 reviews
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Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Close to beach and every room has lake view. Property is clean, just a bit old and wifi signal up and down.
Stayed 3 nights in May 2021

4/5 Good

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities
We have stayed here before a few years ago. The property itself is in a great position and is great being all off road parking. It is in a very convenient location. The cabins are a great size and there are the verandas too. The only letdown is the beds and kitchen items could do with an upgrade.
Stayed 4 nights in Apr 2021

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller, Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
staff are friendly, helpful and unit is clean, enjoyed the wildlife, need to warn guest if using googlemap to put address in full not just resort
Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 3 nights in Jan 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family, Travelled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
This Sanctuary is absolutely beautiful. So peaceful and quiet. Kids loved it here and so did I. The owners are so accomodating and caring. I could live there if I was allowed. Thank you for manny our stay so beautiful Deb and Rod.
Stayed 13 nights in Dec 2020