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Sand Dunes Resort

4.5 of 5 Villa   |   130 Mudjimba Esplanade, Marcoola, Queensland 4564, Australia (Formerly Mantra Sand Dunes)
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

We have just returned from a great family holiday at the Sand Dunes Resort. We booked a 3 bedroom beach house for 4 nights and I wish we had 4 more. The beach house was super. There was more than enough room for my family of five. Really comfortable and clean. We ate our meals in the courtyard out the... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

My 3 girlfriends and I stayed in a 4 bedroom apartment over a long weekend and we enjoyed it tremendously. The resort had a bigger than usual spa in the middle of the complex and right in front of our apartment. We have since tried to book our holidays there but it always seems to be booked out. So book... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Great 7 night stay in a 3 Storey House. Direct pool access from the patio, The House was spotless and had everything you need.(Would Buy One) Ideal location Marcoola is a nice spot Half way along the Sunshine Coast. Great Base Easy to get to.. Not busy and need a car to get around North and South and Inland .... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Stayed for 7 nights at the beginning of February and we were very impressed with the size and facilities of the apartment. Staff, pool and spa were all fantastic too. Marcoola is a very small place, but you are only 10 mins drive to the bigger towns of Mooloolaba, Coolum etc - would highly recommend staying at the Sand Dunes.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

Enjoyed our 5 night stay in a 2 bed ground floor apartment. Loved the direct pool access, the room was clean and had everything you need. Marcoola is a nice spot and not too busy. Jen from Suncoast beauty offers fabulous treatments/massages at her home day spa set up at excellent prices. I would definitely recommend this as she is... More

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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

Don't come here in school holidays unless you are bogan parents of feral children! The resort is built around a massive swimming pool and spa and when the kids come back from the surf mid afternoon, mum and dad dump them at the pool unattended. This then promotes this gang of kids running rampant around the small walkways, screaming,diving into... More

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Sand_Dunes_Resort, Manager at Sand Dunes Resort, responded to this review

Management regret that this incident has reflected badly on your experience at Sand Dunes. We were made aware of children misbehaving in the pool area on one occasion and attended, requesting the children calm down and be more considerate of other guests in the pool area. This was monitored for some time in the area and then on camera's. Over... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Our goal : find a family type resort by the beautiful Marcoola beach, remote but with facilities close by.......achieved? Yes Location : perfect, between the airport and the beach, however no disturbance from the noise of the aircrafts, 5 minutes drive to Coles supermarket and various shops, close to Coolum and short distance from Noosa Heads Appartment : we had... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Found this place on Booking.com at the last minute and was tossing up between this pace and another and am so glad we chose Sand Dunes! Our apartment was immaculate and loved the fact that our patio stepped straight into the pool! Highly recommend!

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Yet another great experience at Sand Dunes. This is the third year that we have stayed in a Beach House and it was another enjoyable stay. The beach houses have heaps of room for our family of four. The top deck was great to have dinner on around dusk. We never used the hot tub but this did look very... More

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Portland, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

We stayed in a 2 bedroom for 3 nights over the Christmas holiday. Not much view except for the large lagoon pool. Very clean, well appointed and well managed. It is important to know that upper apartments require stair climbing. Would definitely come back.

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Address: 130 Mudjimba Esplanade, Marcoola, Queensland 4564, Australia (Formerly Mantra Sand Dunes)
Location: Australia > Queensland > Sunshine Coast > Marcoola
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Sand Dunes Resort 4.5*
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Featuring the 2007 Pool of Year Mantra Sand Dunes offers a luxurious resort atmosphere, just metres from beautiful beaches. The resort features a selection of luxury two bedroom apartments, three and four bedroom villas - all overlooking our 75m lagoon pool, heated spa and gardens. Also on offer are luxury three and four bedroom beach houses that must be seen to be believed. Featuring their own private barbecue & entertaining area with backyard and rooftop Jacuzzi! ... more   less 
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