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Whitsunday Sands Resort is uniquely located on its own private peninsula, by the turquoise waters of the Great Barrier Reef. It offers all guests private access to 2 separate, magnificent beaches. On the eastern side of the resort is Horseshoe Bay, rated as one of the best beaches in Australia, while on the western side is the picturesque Grays Bay. You can enjoy watching the sunrise and sunset over the water on the main land, from the resort.

This absolute beachfront property is a 5-minute drive from Bowen Golf Course and a 7-minute drive from Bowen Summergarden Cinemas.

You can relax in your private, air-conditioned room, which features ocean views, a microwave, refrigerator, tea/coffee making facilities, crockery and cutlery and a flat-screen TV with complimentary cable channels.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

Whitsunday Sands Resort has been welcoming guests since Jul 15, 2014

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.8)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Free Parking Available On Site


Private beach area




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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.

4 reasons to choose Whitsunday Sands Resort

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Closest beaches
  • Queens Beach

    8.5 Very good beach
    2,000 feet from property
  • Rose Bay Beach

    8.9 Excellent beach
    3,850 feet from property
  • Kings Beach

    8.6 Excellent beach
    1.1 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
  • Do you have rooms with king size beds please
    Yes we have King size beds in our 1 bedroom King Apartments.
    Answered on June 18, 2020
  • When is the best time to visit your property for the perfect beach holiday?
    All year round is ideal for the perfect Beach holiday
    Answered on October 9, 2019
  • Do you have laundry facilities
    Yes we have an on site Guest Laundry, coin operated.
    Answered on September 2, 2021
  • More detail and pictures from the property please
    Our factbook page has lots more photos and videos of the Resort :-)
    Answered on December 26, 2020
  • Hi do you have any pet friendly rooms and preferably 2 rooms
    No sorry we are NOT pet friendly. Thank you for your inquiry.
    Answered on January 8, 2022
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Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
Resort Facilities at Whitsunday Sands Resort Great facilities! Review score, 8.9
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Private beach area
  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden
  • Beach
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Bar
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Fenced pool
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool with view
  • Shallow end
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules Whitsunday Sands Resort takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 6:00 PM


8:00 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 14 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

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Eftpos Diners Club American Express Whitsunday Sands Resort accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that there is a 1.6% charge when you pay with an American Express and Diners Club credit card.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Please inform Whitsunday Sands Resort 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.

FAQs about Whitsunday Sands Resort

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Whitsunday Sands Resort by:

    • Car 45min
    • Taxi 50min

  • Whitsunday Sands Resort offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Beachfront
    • Swimming pool
    • Beach
    • Private beach area

  • Whitsunday Sands Resort is 2.3 miles from the center of Bowen.

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

  • Room options at Whitsunday Sands Resort include:

    • Double
    • Apartment
    • Twin

  • The nearest beach is 150 feet from Whitsunday Sands Resort.

  • Check-in at Whitsunday Sands Resort 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.