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All reviews the managers across the road beach towels location location location cafes and bars the early bird garden view laid back swim in the ocean full kitchen short stroll apartment was clean location is fantastic nelly bay two bedroom unit living area bbq facilities
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Reviewed February 15, 2016

Staff were very welcoming, friendly and helpful.
Although it was not my first time on the island, the staff presented information on things to do on the island.

Accommodation was very comfortable, clean and very relaxing. The place have a pool although I did not use it. Area outside very clean and tidy. Located next to the beach and within minute walk to restaurants and other water sports activities such as jet ski.

Room Tip: There are few rooms overlooking the bay, however the back rooms are good too and provides quietness and relaxation.
  • Stayed: February 2016, traveled solo
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Thank D_darryl_A
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Reviewed February 12, 2016

Kath and her husband ( sorry forgot his name) are immensely attentive hosts, very flexible and accommodating. They form part of the peculiarly Aussie phenomenon of people who manage holiday properties individually owned but which you can rent at reasonable rates in a country where frankly things are eye-wateringly expensive. Magnetic island (preferably not in the very high season) has a lovely, laid-back feel to it: coves and nice easy-going pubs and cafes, mini-moles, koalas in the wold, really good beaches (Arthur Bay takes top spot), some backpackers to give the place that nice hippy vibe but not so many to be a pain in the neck. You can sail, fish, snorkel, dive: a great place for kids, youngsters or golden oldies. Sails is a simple but nicely designed, low-rise complex, with a small salt-water pool with a view right over the beach. Rooms are well appointed with comfy beds, goods bathrooms with decent showers, TV and air conditioning and terraces looking over Horseshoe Bay. In my humble opinion it's the nicest place on the island by far certainly a better choice than Peppers which is comfy but right on the harbour- though not necessarily the best back for swimming which is Arthur Bay. Reasonable value too. Decent Wifi. A very nice pub down the road which does delicious local giant prawns and craft beers. What more can you want? Go.

Room Tip: The second floor apartments at the front with two bedrooms are by far the nicest. All rooms are quiet as there is very little traffic.
  • Stayed: February 2016, traveled as a couple
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Thank Alain C
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Reviewed February 1, 2016

I had a relaxing, peaceful and adventurous holiday at Sails on Horseshoe Bay. I stayed in unit 9, which was exceptionally comfortably air conditioned and with full amenities. I swam morning and night in the beautifully maintained pool right outside our door. There were BBQ facilities by the pool and it was beautifully landscaped. We had dinner on the balcony overlooking swaying palms.The beach is right across the road for great fishing. The netted area is well protected for swimming. It is within a moments walk to good coffee, fish and chips and restaurants. There is a wildlife walk through bush lands to the secluded Balding bay. It was handy to have the use of a car from the facility to explore the island. We went on a boat tour from Nelly bay with Aquascene to bays not accessible by land, we fed fish, saw eagles catch their prey, sea turtles and snorkeled among beautiful corals and tropical fish. It was a memorable holiday. Would definitely recommend Sails on Horsehoe. The managers were warm and friendly and very helpful.

  • Stayed: January 2016, traveled as a couple
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Thank Claire G
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Reviewed January 23, 2016 via mobile

We have been going to Sails for past 15 years and always stay at unit 9 as it is close to the pool entrance and easy to watch over any children from our unit. We find all facilities well maintained and the hosts will always make your stay a memorable one. Close to all sporting activities great fishing from beach front 30 metres away, close to all restaurants and pub highly recommend you stay there.

Stayed: June 2015, traveled as a couple
Thank Kevin B
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Reviewed January 23, 2016 via mobile

We just finished a week at sails on horseshoe bay and had the best time Kathy and Phil were so accommodating with helpful tips and always very friendly. ..we stayed in unit 9 which offered an ocean view and was right next to the pool.

Stayed: January 2016, traveled as a couple
Thank Brian B
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factor12, Manager at Sails On Horseshoe, responded to this reviewResponded January 25, 2016

Hi Brian
Thank you for those kind words, we are glad you enjoyed yourselves. Look forward to seeing here again.
Regards
Kathy & Phil

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