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sandcastles 1770 motel & resort facilities

The Gateway to the Southern Great Barrier Reef

Located between two coastal national parks, we are a small community with isolated surf locations and stunning secluded beaches.

Sandcastles 1770 Motel and Resorts is the perfect holiday destination for a romantic getaway, school holiday & family vacation or a stopover on your East coast travels. We also cater for long term Beach Home holidays, Weddings and Corporate events.

Whether walking from your room to the pristine beaches via direct access or taking a short stroll to the local shopping precinct or dining and socialising in the onsite Drift & Wood Restaurant, Sandcastles 1770 Motel and Resort provides everything you could desire.


Please read our Terms & Conditions.

Sandcastles Resort Shared Facilities

  • Direct Beach Access
  • All year round beautiful beach which is safe for swimming
  • A couple of minutes to the main patrolled surf beach
  • Onsite fully licenced Drift & Wood Restaurant
  • Easy stroll to the local community, cafes & shopping precinct.
  • Gladstone, Bundaberg Airport & Miriam Vale Station Pick-up/Drop-off available on request (charges apply).
  • Sandcastles 18 Metre Swimming Pool with sun lounges and BBQ.
  • Our resort has 2 Tesla Car Charging Stations that are free to use for our guests.

Exclusive Facilities for Beach homes

  • 1770 Beach Home gated section of the resort.
  • 50 metres to the Main Beach
  • Exclusive use of the Tropical Swimming Pool with Heated Spa.
  • The Balinese huts & communal BBQs exclusive for guests staying in the Beach Home Apartments.
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  • Complimentary in-room WIFI – unlimited access when booking direct
  • Photocopying & email service.
  • Activities, tours & travel booking desk at Reception
  • Off road free parking onsite with plenty of overflow parking for Boats, Trailers, Caravans & Work Vehicles.
  • Postal/Parcel services.
  • Luggage and cold storage for early arrivals.

Please contact our Reception Team if you have any questions…