Just 5 minutes' walk from One Mile Beach, Wanderers Retreat features an outdoor swimming pool and free on-site parking. All accommodations offers a balcony. All cottages feature free WiFi. Unique tree-house accommodations is also available.

One Mile Beach Wanderers Retreat is 10 minutes' drive from Nelson Bay. Newcastle/Port Stephens Airport is 25 minutes’ drive away. Birubi Beach is 2.5 mi from the property.

All accommodations features a large flat-screen TV, a refrigerator and tea/coffee making facilities. All accommodations offers a fully equipped kitchen or a kitchenette. A bathroom with a shower, hairdryer and toiletries is standard in all accommodations. Some cottages have outdoor hot tubs and some have 2-person spa baths.

Facilities include a BBQ area surrounded by lovely gardens, a tour desk and a guest laundry. Massage services are also available upon prior request.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

Wanderers Retreat has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Nov 28, 2013

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Free Private Parking Available On Site


Golf course (within 2 miles)




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Room Type
Bedroom 1:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2:
1 twin bed
1 bunk bed
Bedroom 1:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3:
1 full bed
Bedroom 4:
3 twin beds
3 bunk beds
1 queen bed
Bedroom 1:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2:
1 full bed
1 bunk bed
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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Closest beaches
  • One Mile Beach

    9.0 Wonderful beach
    1,850 feet from property
  • Little Kingsley Beach

    9.3 Wonderful beach
    4,600 feet from property
  • Samurai Nudist Beach

    8.3 Very good beach
    4,850 feet from property
  • Fishermans Bay Beach

    8.2 Very good beach
    1.2 miles from property
  • Stockton Beach

    Stockton Beach

    8.4 Very good beach
    1.8 miles from property
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • hi just wondering do you have foxtel as hoping to book and be able to watch Nrl ?
    We have chromecast capability on all of our TVs. If you have a Foxtel or Kayo account you can cast to the TV.
    Answered on 17 July 2021
  • Hi, it looks great. When I stay this place, what kind of fauna and how often can we meet them in July? Still see it many time even winter season?
    Winter is a great time to see the migrating whales heading north. There are many viewing points, close to Wanderers Retreat. We have resident possum..
    Answered on 6 June 2022
  • Hi I am curious in booking the one bedroom cottage room. The outdoor hot tub (shown in the photos) is this private to just myself or can other people ..
    All cottages that have outdoor hot-tubs are exclusive use to the staying guests of the cottage.
    Answered on 18 June 2021
  • When is the best time to visit your property for the perfect beach holiday?
    Wanderers and Port Stephens is an all year round tourist destination. You are spoilt for choice in being entertained. During the winter months the w..
    Answered on 29 September 2019
  • Is there laundry facilities in the units or at the resort thank you..
    The Beach House has a laundry exclusive for its use. Guests have free access to our onsite laundry. BYO detergent.
    Answered on 21 April 2021
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Resort Facilities at Wanderers Retreat
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Garden view
  • View
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Barbecue
  • BBQ facilities
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Dining table
  • Cleaning products
  • Toaster
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
  • Happy hour
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Snorkeling
  • Horseback riding
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Diving
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Fishing
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Accessible parking
  • Private check-in/out
  • Express check-in/out
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Private entrance
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • Saltwater pool
  • Shallow end
  • Swimming pool toys
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Fenced pool
  • Full-body massage
  • Hand massage
  • Head massage
  • Couples' massage
  • Foot massage
  • Neck massage
  • Back massage
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Massage
    Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

Wanderers Retreat takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


12:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 3 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Wanderers Retreat accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that this hotel does not accept payments with American Express and Diners Club credit cards.

Please note that there is a 1.1% charge when you pay with a Visa or Master credit card. This is not refundable if booking is canceled.

Please note that children's high chairs can be requested from reception and are subject to availability. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

Check in time for Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays is between 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm.

Please inform Wanderers Retreat of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

The New South Wales Government has issued a mandatory code of conduct outlining the rights and obligations of people either hosting or renting accommodations on a short-term basis, including a complaints process.

FAQs about Wanderers Retreat

  • Yes, Wanderers Retreat is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Wanderers Retreat offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Couples' massage
    • Beach
    • Neck massage
    • Walking tours
    • Hand massage
    • Swimming pool
    • Horseback riding
    • Happy hour
    • Head massage
    • Foot massage
    • Full-body massage
    • Back massage

  • The prices at Wanderers Retreat may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Wanderers Retreat is 4.3 miles from the center of Nelson Bay.

  • Check-in at Wanderers Retreat is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The nearest beach is 1,300 feet from Wanderers Retreat.

  • Room options at Wanderers Retreat include:

    • Villa
    • Studio
    • Vacation Home
    • Family