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The Sands Resort

The Boulevard, Yamba, New South Wales 2464, Australia
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Ranked #5 of 10 Specialty Lodging in Yamba
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Teesside
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We travelled as a party of 6 (4adults and 2 young children) to the a Sands. We were staying in a 3 bed apartment which was very comfortable and clean. The furnishing were modern and good quality. The location overlooking Pippi beach is stunning. The pool wasn't heated but the large heated spa was more than adequate to keep the... More

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jan529051, Manager at The Sands Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking this time to provide feedback on your recent stay. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay at The Sands and enjoyed your time in Yamba which we are most proud of! Hopefully we will be able to welcome you back again in the future - remember now you qualify for a return guest discount! More

Perth, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have just returned from a lovely one week stay at the Sands at Yamba. We had never been to Yamba before so had no expectations. Our decision to visit was as a result of seeing a great review Of The Sands Resort in a travel magazine. We checked online on their web site and the prices... More

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jan529051, Manager at The Sands Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your recent stay. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the Sands and also that you were able to take advantage of our winter specials - indeed it didn't feel at all like Winter at all! We look forward to welcoming you back home again... More

Brisbane
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been a couple of times now in Summer and Spring. Highly recommended. Spacious apartment, well stocked, great views, quiet and comfortable. Good facilities on premises, including underground parking, pool and spa and good value. Give it a try and you'll want to come back for more.

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jan529051, Manager at The Sands Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. Very happy to hear that you once again enjoyed your time in Yamba and at the Sands Resort. Don't forget to claim your return guest discount if you choose to come home to the Sands once again! More

Tamworth, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have stayed at the Sands before in a villa ,this, time we stayed on the second floor in a unit overlooking the beach. For anyone expecting an ocean view you will be disappointed as the gardens prevent a lower view I also would not recommend these units for anyone not keen on stairs as even on the second floor the... More

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jan529051, Manager at The Sands Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. It was good to see that you enjoyed your stay once again and we look forward to welcoming you back again in the future. The ground floor apartments (with a few exceptions) do as you say have hindered ocean views because of the foliage across the road which protects the dunes but the middle level... More

Neutral Bay, Australia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have always had a wonderful time at the Sands and returned this time to take advantage of a great winter special. Slightly different accommodation this time..the luxury penthouse apartment overlooking the ocean, wow!! We got to see whales from our verandah and even sat in the spa and could see the ocean while sipping on my fav champers! This... More

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jan529051, Manager at The Sands Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback. We are pleased that you took advantage of our off season winter packages and had time to relax in our luxury penthouse accommodation at The Sands Resort. As a return guest you of course will receive updates on our specials in the future and enjoy a discount to boot! More

Currumbin, Australia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Anyone who is considering Yamba for a weekend getaway, a family reunion destination, a couple retreat, or like myself planning your wedding in that perfect destination, I say DO IT! I have spent many Xmas holidays in Yamba, each year trying new accommodation and I was suggested to try The sands resort on pippi beach & because of its excellent... More

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jan529051, Manager at The Sands Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are happy that all of your plans came to fruition on your special day and that you will have some memorable moments to reflect on in the future. We look forward to welcoming you back again to The Sands Resort in the future. More

Chain Valley Bay NSW
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The Sands Resort - Yamba NSW. Firstly this is nothing like Resort style accommodation but rather that of holiday rental units. It looks a lot lot better on the internet than it does in actual attendance. Don’t be caught out as we were. Just because there is a pool and tennis court that does not make it a resort. It... More

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jan529051, Owner at The Sands Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your detailed response. We would like to respond to the issues raised as follows. Firstly, you mention that the Sands Resort is not a Resort but a block of holiday accommodation units. The definition of a Resort is a place that is frequented for holidays or recreation or for a particular purpose and generally the better Resorts... More

Launceston
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

This was our 4th stay at the Sands this time for 10 days, we have always been well looked after and given a great price on our stays also with the bonus of a free Sunday music cruise on the river. We always stay in one of the spacious 2 bedroom apartments facing the beach and have been fortunate to... More

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Toowoomba, Australia
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16 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We stayed in a lovely 2 bedroom townhouse for 4 nights recently with our son. Although it was too cold to enjoy the lovely pools we did enjoy a game of tennis at the resort. The resort is close to the town and within easy walking distance to beach and shops. The townhouse was well presented and had everything we... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Spent two nights in a first floor apartment with balcony and ocean views. Apartment beAutifully decorated with two bathrooms and kitchen well equipped. Great location away from hustle and bustle and peaceful and quiet yet only a couple of minutes drive to shops. on site staff efficient and helpful

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Address: The Boulevard, Yamba, New South Wales 2464, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Yamba
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 72
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The only ABSOLUTE BEACH FRONT Resort Accommodation in Yamba!•Lap pool (SUITABLE FOR TRAINING) with splash area catering for smaller children•Outdoor entertaining areas and barbeques •Large Leisure Centre pool•Outdoor heated spa •Two Tennis courts •Security parking, mostly undercover• Easy walking to shopping, golf club, bowls club and general sights of Yamba. Free WIFI in the Leisure Centre and set within tropical gardens - paradise on the beach! A welcome pack is available on arrival to get you started! ... more   less 

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