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Family Beach Resorts in Australia

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#1 of 1 hotels in Carrara
One traveler mentioned "family/beach" when describing this hotel.
  • "The room was comfortable with a definite family/beach feel to it. A basic clean room with a view to the golf course. The room was on an upper level with no lift access, so carrying..."
  • "This Resort has good facilities, kept clean and tidy. Restaurant was quiet and service was very attentive. Our only meal was in the evening of arrival and it was excellent. The choice of wine by the g..."
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Tangalooma Island Resort (Moreton Island) 3.5 of 5
#1 of 1 hotels in Moreton Island
One traveler mentioned "family beach" when describing this hotel.
  • "loved. The down side is that the accommodation is basic and adequate for a family beach holiday but is not luxurious. The apartments are unserviced, we even had to pay for..."
  • "The rooms are huge and comfy and there's a balcony overlooking the beach where you can view the sunrise/sunset. Enjoyed the dolphin feeding - do check our the Education and Conservation Centre located..."
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#17 of 22 hotels in Broadbeach
One traveler mentioned "near beach" when describing this hotel.
  • "conclusion: if you are looking for a family friendly, spacious, central, quiet, near beach apartment - then this is a good place to start. Only don't expect 5 star quality and..."
  • "We stayed 19-29 June. It was our first time to the GC, so finding the right place to stay was crucial. After a lot of review reading we chose to stay here. Great choice, the staff were great, the pool..."
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#4 of 7 hotels in Alexandra Headland
One traveler mentioned "family beach hotel" when describing this hotel.
  • "Admittedly, some parts of the room were dated, but it's a kid friendly, family beach hotel in Qld Sunshine coast, not a city 5 star executive hotel. It was clean, functional and..."
  • "We recently stayed at this Resort the first week of January and stayed in a 3 bedroom unit. Although the unit wasn't large it was comfortable for the family. The room was basic and the kitchen has onl..."
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  • "This is a 3 star resort and aptly graded. The rooms are mainly in blocks, double storey. I'd describe my room similar to an ordinary 3 star motel room. Furniture was a little outdated, but bed was..."
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#1 of 3 hotels in Torquay
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  • "Starting with a great location, probably the best in Hevery Bay, we love this property. Our whole family loves it so much we're heading back for our second stay this year. Great for the kids, opposi..."
  • "We atayed in the 2 bedroom appartment overlooking the water, the apartments are lovely and very clean, easy layout for our family 2 adults and 3 kids 2-12, with plenty of space...Loved having flat scr..."
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Rumba Beach Resort (Caloundra) 5.0 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2015 Winner Family
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#2 of 16 hotels in Caloundra
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  • "I have stayed at this resort a couple of times now with friends, and it is a most wonderful hotel, which I highly recommend to others. My friends and I had a wonderful time there and I have enjoyed a..."
  • "Our second visit to this lovely beachside resort, as part of a long journey down Australia's East Coast, and we were blown away that the staff remembered us and our names from when we visited on our h..."
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The Beach Resort (Cabarita Beach) 4.5 of 5
#1 of 3 hotels in Cabarita Beach
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  • "We stayed here for a week and couldn't recommend it more highly. The location is superb, right on the beach, and the facilities are great. Some of the best points: - large apartments - well appo..."
  • "We are a family of four and just spent the weekend. We had a pool view 2 bedroom apartment. The facilities are first rate and the location is right on the beach. The staff were so friendly and noth..."
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Cocos Beach Bungalows (Broome) Travelers' Choice® 2015 Winner Family | Luxury | Small Hotels
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#1 of 10 hotels in Broome
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  • " We stayed here for 5 nights with a 2 year old. Perfect location, a short stroll to cable beach. Didn't need a stroller.The bungalow was v clean and spacious. Well equipped with all mod cons in the ki..."
  • "The bugalows were fully self-contained, well maintained and serviced set amidst tropical gardens. The bedrooms and bathroom facilities had plenty of room and well appointed. The kitchen & living area..."
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Green Island Resort (Green Island) 4.5 of 5
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#1 of 1 hotels in Green Island
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  • "I can only echo what the previous reviewer said about the amenities and the great things about the hotel. It was a bit overshadowed by the massive amounts of day trippers that bombarded the island fr..."
  • "Green island was fantastic! It is quite expensive, but once you're there, they are so nice and so many amazing things are included. Buffet breakfast was AMAZING, snorkelling, free sunset drinks, natur..."
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#1 of 1 hotels in Durras
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  • "This place is unbelievable!! Great camping facilities and cabin lodges to suit any travelers accomodation requirements. I stayed in a deluxe spa room and couldn't be more happier. We had perfect weath..."
  • "My Partner and I just spent Mon-Fri in the Ocean spa villa, I cannot fault this resort one bit! Our room had everything that we needed, and the location was out of this word beautiful. We bothered the..."
RACV Inverloch Resort (Inverloch) 4.5 of 5 Special Offer Stay 4 Pay 3
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#1 of 2 hotels in Inverloch
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  • "We spent 3 nights in the Mia Mia 2 bedroom cabin with our young kiddies and loved it! Nice decor, toasty warm in the rooms and a nice location within the resort. Dine in menu was average and overprice..."
  • "This was our fourth year of staying in a Premium Ocean View Villa and we have just booked for next year. These villas are extremely well appointed, lovely villas with excellent facilities. The beds an..."
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Gemini Resort (Caloundra) 3.5 of 5
#4 of 16 hotels in Caloundra
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  • "We have been staying at Gemini for 27 years and always have a wonderful time. The units are a fantastic size and the views glorious, after staying so many times you know which tower/unit configuertion..."
  • "My partner and i stayed here in the chilly month of June. Our apartment was extrememly comfortable; clean, modern, and extremely spacious. The staff were incredibly friendly, and despite the time of y..."
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#1 of 9 hotels in Bowen
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  • "as a young family we found Rose bay excellent being right on the beach with no roads to cross,its very well maintained with a great pool and bbq facilaties . we stayed in a 1 bedroom apartment which..."
  • "This is our second stay, the first was over Easter and we loved it....so we decided to book for 2 weeks over Christmas...Smart...we think so...Its almost like you have the place to yourself, its quite..."
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#1 of 4 hotels in Burleigh Heads
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  • "My wife and I, along with our 3 children have stayed here in January for the last 4 years and have been extremely impressed each and every time. The staff at the front counter remember us by name, kno..."
  • "We have just returned to Sydney after a one-week holiday at Mariner Shores. It is without doubt the friendliest resort we have ever visited. The staff are highly efficient, the resort club facilities ..."
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Akama Resort (Hervey Bay) 5.0 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2015 Winner Luxury | Small Hotels Special Rate COUPLES GETAWAY DEAL
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#1 of 23 hotels in Hervey Bay
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  • "The Akama apartment we stayed in was absolutely fantastic. The apartment itself was huge with plenty of living space and a great comfortable bed. The balcony was beautiful and the room itself also had..."
  • "My reaction when opening the door to our apartment was Wow!! My husband and I just loved it. I would give it a 5+. It was very spacious with new decor, luxurious. We were on the ground floor. The huge..."
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Amalfi Resort (Busselton) 3.5 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2015 Winner Family Special Price STAY & PLAY AT AMAILFI!!
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#2 of 14 hotels in Busselton
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  • "I loved staying here! The unit was an executive townhouse, very well equipped with dishwasher, washing machine and dryer. I found the kitchen to be well stocked with utensils etc. The kids loved the..."
  • "Location was easy to find and the staff were friendly and pleasant to deal with. The villa was clean, spacious and comfortable with many super features such as our own laundry, foxtel, and free wifi...."
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Ocean Plaza Resort (Coolangatta) 4.5 of 5
#1 of 11 hotels in Coolangatta
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  • "My family stayed here in January 2012, and yes, it was expensive (but in the 2nd week of January show me somewhere that isn't), but you just can't beat the location. This time we had one of the front-..."
  • "Not sure if we are just lucky but every time we stay at Ocean Plaza it is perfect! This time we stayed on the 19th floor in a modern 3 bed/3bath apartment and had a great time. Of course we had great ..."
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#1 of 1 hotels in Daydream Island
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  • "I booked Daydream Island before I read any reviews and then almost cancelled after reading a few of the comments on here. I'm very glad I didn't. We had a great time for the 6 days we were there! M..."
  • "I'm sitting here with the family asleep and felt compelled to right up a review on Day 2 of our 5 Day stay. Having read a few recent reviews before doing so I can see that our experience is not an ..."
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#1 of 1 hotels in Monkey Mia
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  • "Monkey Mia has stunning beaches, water and sunsets. We had three children under 10 so the drive is along one but we easily drove Perth to Monkey Mia in 12 hours taking plenty of breaks along the way..."
  • "A wonderful place a must to see if you visit WA Breathtaking Had a wonderful relaxing time seeing the dolphins and fun on the catamaran, this trip has to be done was a very lovely day out with wond..."
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#4 of 4 hotels in Mission Beach
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  • "We were referred here by local residents. Staff on every level were excellent. Really seemed to be bright and interested in what we wanted. Mission Beach is beautiful. Take an early morning walk along..."
  • "We stayed here for a week in November 2013 and had a fantastic holiday. The hotel is in a superb position right on the beach. The staff are what makes this hotel extra special - cannot fault any of ..."
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#4 of 6 hotels in Kingscliff
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  • "My partner and I booked a 3 night stay at Peppers , March 2012 . Having stayed at the Salt Mantra a few times we thought we would try Peppers. The accommadtion we stayed in was a 1 bedroom suite . The..."
  • "Have stayed here before in a bigger unit but with a great deal including breakfast and fee wi-fi and movies the room was fine with a great view. Breakfasts are good with plenty of variety and the meal..."
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#8 of 11 hotels in Coolangatta
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  • "I have to say that this is one of the nicest apartments we have ever stayed in, and for $144 a night, why would you go anywhere else? This is a four story block in the centre of town. There is parki..."
  • "We stayed at this resort in a one bedroom apartment for one night as we were flying out of Coolangatta early the next day. We were very pleased with the friendly staff and easy access to the secure u..."
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#1 of 9 hotels in Bunbury
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  • "Lovely place, rooms big and clean, looked onto golf course. Nice restaurant and very obliging staff. Good place to stay if you want to explore Ferguson Valley and visit breweries, and gnomesville wha..."
  • "What a surprise to find that all the rooms had been renovated; new beds, fresh paint and new furnishings! We have always enjoyed our stays at the Sanctuary but it is even better now!..."
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#5 of 6 hotels in Kingscliff
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  • "I got put in room 103 on the ground floor. It was very dark with no daylight available. My mobile phone struggled to work and my mobile broadband couldn't pick up a signal. I was dissapointed because ..."
  • "We stayed at Paradiso in May (2 couples) had a terrific time for three days, great location and even though a bit chilly we rugged up and enjoyed the spa at night. An easy walk to a beautiful beach an..."
Pacific Views Resort (Main Beach) 4.0 of 5
#8 of 8 hotels in Main Beach
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  • "Just stayed here for a week. Really lovely, secure and clean. Wifi and secure parking were great and there are nice places to shop and eat within easy walking distance. Wonderful views and helpful ser..."
  • "My husband and I chose the Gold Coast for a late spring getaway and stayed at the Pacific Views Resort. What a fabulous location - two minutes walk to the beach (if that). We had a really lovely apa..."
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Xanadu Holiday Resort (Main Beach) 4.5 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2015 Winner Top Hotels | Family | Luxury
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#1 of 8 hotels in Main Beach
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#11 of 18 hotels in Ballina
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  • "Arrived 8pm on Friday 23rd Dec for one night, just needed somewhere en route to our destination. We specifically looked for a more expensive place than your usual off-the-highway motel as we desperat..."
  • "Stayed at the resort for 2 nights. Friendly staff clean comfortable room good food, near the beach and conference facilities ok. The resort has rear gardens and can open door to small sitting area fo..."
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The Observatory (Port Macquarie) Travelers' Choice® 2015 Winner Romance Special Offer $20 off per night
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#2 of 42 hotels in Port Macquarie
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Ramada Marcoola (Marcoola) 4.0 of 5
#3 of 3 hotels in Marcoola
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  • "Had a 2 night scoopon voucher which I booked for 23rd and 24th November. Room was a refurbished basic room very clean with a lovely bathroom. Fast and friendly check in with helpful information on l..."
  • "I have stayed here many times over the last four years and each trip the friendly staff are so kind and welcoming. They go over and beyond to accomodate any needs or requests. I had the pleasure of me..."
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