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Sandcastles 1770 Motel & Resort

40 Captain Cook Drive, Agnes Water, QLD

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Situated in the sub-tropical heart of Agnes Waters/1770 the most northerly surf beach in Queensland and voted one of Australia’s best beaches. 

Whether walking from your room to the pristine beaches or taking a short stroll to local shopping precinct or dining and socialising in the onsite restaurant Sandcastles 1770 Motel and Resort provides everything you could desire.

Visit the Southern Great Barrier Reef, explore the local national park, learn to surf or try one of the unique adventure tours that the Agnes Water/1770 region has to offer for all ages. Gateway to the Southern Great Barrier Reef,  The Town of 1770 and Agnes Water have long captivated visitors with its secluded beaches, access to the Southern Great Barrier Reef, 4WD tracks and trails through coastal palm forests, laid back surf culture and idyllic regional charm.

Bush to beach, beach to reef – the Discovery Coast epitomizes and celebrates everything that an Australian holiday should be. Rich in natural assets, cultural history and a multitude of exciting activities and tours, Sandcastles 1770 Motel and Resort is the perfect holiday destination for a romantic getaway, family vacation or stopover during your east coast travels.

The resort is located alongside coastal creeks and cabbage palm forests. It enjoys direct beach access, amenities include communal BBQ grills, 2 resort style pools, heated spa, tour booking desk. The resort also features a function room, the perfect venue for wedding receptions, corporate events and other group functions.

Beach Home Apartments are Balinese inspired and architecturally designed to capture the southerly ocean breezes. Located in the secluded gated area of the resort, just 60 seconds to the beach, the apartments are surrounded by tropical gardens. Enjoy relaxing on the deck or balcony taking in the sounds of the sea. Available as either a 1, 2 or 3 Bedroom option, fully self-contained with a kitchen, laundry, living and dining areas.

Dining
Drift & Wood Bistro & Bar - Chefs Gracie Sharwood and Tim Smith are dishing out extremely tasty food with an emphasis on fresh local seasonal produce. With a passion for food, attention to flavours and fabulous customer service, this combination makes for a wonderful dining experience. Open for weekend breakfast 8:30am to 10:30am and dinner nightly from 5:00pm.

Choose Your Room

Budget Studio

Ideal for a short stay, these studios are comfortable with everything you need. Located upstairs in the main building above the restaurant (no lifts).
2 Guests
King bed

Motel Room

Ideal for a short stay for 2-4 guests, well furnished with airconditioning and heating. Located ground floor at at the front of the resort.
2 - 4 Guests
King bed + 2 single beds

Standard Studio

Perfect for the short stay that gives you the option of cooking facilities plus sitting and dining areas. Located upstairs in the main building above the restaurant (no lifts).
2 Guests
King bed

Garden View Studio

Perfect for the 2-3 night stays, with easy access to the on-site restaurant the “Drift & Wood”. Close to the pool, beach, cafes & shops.
2 Guests
King bed or queen bed

Family Studio

Perfect for the traveling family who are on a budget. Features a kitchenette. Located upstairs in the main building above the restaurant (no lifts).
2 - 4 Guests
King bed + 2 single beds

Large Modern Family Studio

Located in the main building it is an affordable option for the family. Well appointed apartment with a comfortable living, kitchen & dining areas. Located upstairs in the main building above the restaurant (no lifts).
2 - 5 Guests
2 queen beds + double bed + single bed

1 Bedroom Garden Villa

Located in the centre of the resort these apartments are nestled amongst tropical palms & paperbark trees. Located on the first floor.
2 Guests
King bed or queen bed

1 Bedroom Family Studio Apartment

Perfect for the 2-3 night stays, with easy access to the on-site restaurant the “Drift & Wood”. Close to the pool, beach, cafes & shops.
2 Guests
King bed or queen bed

1 Bedroom Beach Home

Located upstairs with balcony, spacious lounge / dining area, flat screen TV with Foxtel and free WiFi. Air-conditioning available on request (not guaranteed).
2 Guests
King bed

1 Bedroom Beach Home with Pool

Located on the ground floor with private plunge pool, spacious lounge / dining area, flat screen TV with Foxtel and free WiFi. Air-conditioning available on request (not guaranteed)
2 Guests
King bed

2 Bedroom Family Studio Apartment

Perfect for the 2-3 night stays, with easy access to the on-site restaurant the “Drift & Wood”. Close to the pool, beach, cafes & shops.
4 - 2 Guests
King bed or queen bed

2 Bedroom Beach Home

Located upstairs with balcony, spacious lounge / dining area, flat screen TV with Foxtel and free WiFi. Air-conditioning available on request (not guaranteed)
4 Guests
2 king beds or king bed + 2 single beds

2 Bedroom Beach Home with Pool

Located on the ground floor with private plunge pool, spacious lounge / dining area, flat screen TV with Foxtel and free WiFi. Air-conditioning available on request (not guaranteed)
4 Guests
2 king beds or king bed + 2 single beds

3 Bedroom Beach Home

Located upstairs with balcony, spacious lounge / dining area, flat screen TV with Foxtel and free WiFi. Air-conditioning available on request (not guaranteed)
6 - 7 Guests
3 king beds or 2 king beds + 2 single beds

3 Bedroom Beach Home with Pool

Located on the ground floor with private plunge pool, spacious lounge / dining area, flat screen TV with Foxtel and free WiFi. Air-conditioning available on request (not guaranteed).
6 - 7 Guests
3 king beds or 2 king beds + 2 single beds

4 Bedroom Beach Home with Pool

Located on the ground floor with private plunge pool, spacious lounge / dining area, flat screen TV with Foxtel and free WiFi.
6 - 9 Guests
King bed + 3 king zip beds

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Guest Information

Check in
2:00pm
Check out
10:00am

Reception Hours

Monday to Saturday: 8:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday & Public Holidays: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Closed Christmas Day
If you are arriving outside these times, please advise so after hours check-in arrangements may be made.

Arrival Info

Photo ID and a credit card pre-authorisation will be required upon check-in. For after hours check-in please contact the resort.

Car Parking

Free Car Parking

Children & Extra Guests

No extra guests

Facilities

  • WiFi - Free (limits may apply)
  • Tour Desk
  • Swimming Pool - Outdoor
  • Spa
  • Restaurant - Licensed
  • Luggage Storage
  • Conference Facilities
  • Barbecue Facilities
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Disabled Facilities

Distance Information

Nearest Airport (Gladstone Airport): 78km
Nearest Surf Beach: 280m
Nearest Public Transport: Not Available - (Shuttle operators only)

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