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

  • Paid Wifi
  • Free 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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Fitzroy Island National Park

Fitzroy Island, Cairns Area
Free Entry
This island national park, located close to the mainland, is rugged with diverse landscapes featuring granite outcrops, open woodlands, rainforest, mangroves and coral beaches. The island and its surrounding waters form part of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area.

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.
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Michaelmas Cay, part of Michaelmas and Upolo Cays National Park, is one of the most important seabird breeding sites in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. Michaelmas Cay is a small, low sand cay, covered by grasses and low-growing plants.

Cape Tribulation, Daintree National Park

Cape Tribulation, Douglas Area
Free Entry
In this section of the Daintree National Park, steep rainforested mountains sweep down to long sandy beaches and turquoise coastal waters. One of the most biologically diverse areas in the world, this park is part of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area and the coastal waters are within the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area.

Agincourt Reef

Port Douglas, Douglas Area
Free Entry
Agincourt Reef, off Port Douglas on the Great Barrier Reef, is a series of many smaller reefs with at least 16 different dive sites. The Channels offer interesting swim-throughs and caves, while The Gardens are renowned for their exceptional abundance of brightly coloured reef fish.

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.

Daintree Discovery Centre

Cow Bay, Douglas Area
From AU$32 - 32
A multi-award winner, the Discovery Centre is nestled in the heart of the rainforest, 10 kilometres north of the Daintree River. The Centre is a 'must see' for anyone visiting the area and where you can experience the rainforest at every level - from the forest floor to the upper most reaches of the canopy.

Barron Gorge National Park

Kuranda, Mareeba Area
Free Entry
Rugged mountains, ravines, tumbling waterfalls, magnificent rainforest, rich and varied wildlife, easy access and a fascinating history make Barron Gorge National Park one of Queensland’s most popular national parks.

Hope Islands National Park

Cooktown, Cook Area
Free Entry
This island national park includes East and West Hope islands as well as Struck Island and Snapper Island. East and West Hope islands are low-lying cays. West Hope Island is a shingle cay formed from piles of loose shingle (coral debris) on which only the most hardy plants such as mangroves survive.

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.
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