Sandcastles 1770 Motel and Resort

Agnes Water, Gladstone Area

Indicative Rate * AU$125 to AU$700

Nestled alongside the north facing beach of Agnes Water and protected by a natural headland, the beachfront Sandcastles 1770 Motel and Resort accommodation is a beautiful and idyllic holiday destination on Queensland's Discovery Coast. It is the closest access point to the Southern Great Barrier Reef!

Swim year round in warm waters, dive amongst colourful coral on the Southern Great Barrier Reef, stroll in nearby national parks or take up one of the many tour activities. Resort facilities include a choice of room types to suit all budgets from motel rooms to luxury three bedroom beach homes.

Sandcastles enjoys direct beach access, two resort pools and heated spa, on-site café and bar. Step outside to a world of lush vegetation and crystal clear waters complimented by natural art and a small village of boutique shops.

The Town of 1770 and Agnes Water have long captivated visitors with its secluded beaches, access to the Southern Great Barrier Reef, four wheel drive tracks and trails through coastal palm forests, laid back surf culture and idyllic regional charm. Bush to beach, beach to reef - Sandcastles 1770 epitomises and celebrates everything that an Australian holiday should be.

Internet Access

  • Free Wifi
  • Paid Wifi

Facilities

  • Bar
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Car park
  • Communal Lounge
  • Communal Shower
  • Conference/Convention Facilities
  • Gas
  • Laundry
  • Non Smoking Establishment
  • Office Services/Business Services
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Pay/Satellite TV
  • Restaurant - Licensed
  • Swimming Pool - Outdoor
  • Tour Desk

Activities

  • Birdwatching
  • Canoeing
  • Hiking/Trekking
  • Surfing
  • Swimming

Other Information

Accessibility:

Accessible facilities available. Please contact operator for specific details.

Family Friendly:

Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.
40 Captain Cook Drive
Agnes Water, Gladstone Area
Queensland
Australia

Our Rooms

3 Bedroom Beach Home

These large, fully self contained apartments boast a range of features including a contemporary full-sized kitchen, multiple indoor living spaces and large outdoor entertaining areas to make the most of the beautiful climate. All beach homes have decks or balconies complete with dining areas and barbecues. Beach homes also have an optional private plunge pool. Basement undercover car parking available. Located only 50 metres from Agnes Water's main patrolled beach, the Beach Homes are a great option for families and other group travellers.

2 Bedroom Beach Home

These large, two bedroom fully self contained apartments boast a range of features including a contemporary full-sized kitchen, multiple indoor living spaces and large outdoor entertaining areas to make the most of the beautiful climate. All beach homes have decks or balconies complete with dining areas and barbecues. Beach homes also have an optional private plunge pool. Basement undercover car parking available. Located only 50 metres from Agnes Water's main patrolled beach, the Beach Homes are a great option for families and other group travellers.

Garden View Holiday Units

Only 150 metres from the main patrolled beach, these fully self-contained one or two bedroom holiday units enjoy balconies with a lush coastal creek backdrop. Quiet, spacious and suited to young families, they feature full-size kitchens, separate bathrooms, air-conditioning, Austar and free Wi-Fi.

Deluxe Motel

Deluxe motel accommodation consists of nine suites sleeping up to four adults in each suite, all suites are air-conditioned with their own en suite, private courtyard and tea and coffee facilities. These suites are perfect for the weary traveller wishing to upgrade, or anyone wishing for a reasonably priced holiday stay with sensational facilities at your fingertips.

Family Studio Room

Their family studio room features one king bed and two singles, air conditioning, well equipped kitchenette, en suite bathroom, small lounge area and private balcony.

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Mount Lewis National Park

Julatten, Mareeba Area
Free Entry
Mount Lewis, one high rainforest-clad mountains of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area, is a treasure trove of unique and endemic wildlife. The area between the Mount Lewis and Atherton Tableland is especially diverse.

Mossman Gorge Centre

Mossman, Douglas Area
From AU$8.50 - 8.50
Visit Mossman Gorge and experience the Daintree World Heritage Rainforest with pristine waterfalls, mountains and vivid flora and fauna, all the while getting lost in its enchanting stories and rich Indigenous heritage.

Snapper Island, Hope Islands National Park

Port Douglas, Douglas Area
Free Entry
This high continental island, close to Port Douglas, boasts lush vine forests, dense eucalypt forest, mangroves and white sandy beaches. The islands and surrounding waters and fringing reefs are within the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area.

Wangetti Beach

Wangetti, Douglas Area
Local secret Wangetti Beach is just north of Palm Cove in Tropical North Queensland. Running from Slip Cliff Point to Red Cliff Point, the 4km of almost straight coastline has no facilities, with only a carpark on either end of the beach and a stretch of highway connecting them.

Wet Tropics

Mossman, Douglas Area
Free Entry
The Wet Tropics World Heritage property extends from Townsville to Cooktown on the north-east coast of Queensland and covers almost 900,000 hectares. The area is a region of spectacular scenery with fast-flowing rivers, deep gorges, numerous waterfalls and mountain summits providing expansive rainforest views.
Free Entry
Mossman Gorge is a very accessible and scenic section of Daintree National Park, in the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. Crystal-clear water cascades over large granite boulders in the Mossman River gorge.

Mossman

Mossman, Douglas Area
Mossman is a picturesque little township nestled at the foot of the mountains among bright green fields of sugar cane. A friendly town, Mossman invites you to enjoy its genuine Tropical North Queensland hospitality, as you explore the country stores and historic pubs along the wide tree-lined main street.

Mount Molloy

Mount Molloy, Mareeba Area
Mount Molloy was named to honour teamster Patrick Molloy who, in the mid 1880s, found the copper outcrop whilst searching for stray bullocks. Four years he worked it as a one man show, then amid murmurs of "claim jumping", it changed hands.

Julatten

Julatten, Mareeba Area
Julatten is a place where you can have your cake and eat it too - in a manner of speaking. This small community on the road from Mossman to Mt Molloy has large orchards of lychees and mangoes plus a farm which sells Chinese greens and prawns.

Low Isles

Low Isles, Douglas Area
Situated 15 kilometres north-east of Port Douglas, the Low Isles comprise a four acre coral cay surrounded by 55 acres of reef. The reefs are very close to the island, which makes snorkelling an easy and enjoyable experience.
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