Sandcastles On The Beach - Bargara


Thank you to all our guests who have been patient whilst we construct our new carpark.  Due to COVID-19 we have experienced delay in getting important materials. We estimate the carpark should be complete in full by the second week of September, before school holidays.  The major contruction work is completed it is now the finishing touches and painting of the complex. All guests will be required to park outside the resort due to the carpark being removed and a new one installed.  You may drive into the property to unload etc but your car will then be required to be parked outside. Thank you for your patience while we undertake these important refurbishments.



During these unprecedented times it's important that all guests to the property adhere to the Federal and State Governments' advice in relation to COVID-19, whilst QLD restrictions have eased please make sure that you are up-to-date will all travel advice and information at 

If during your stay at any stage feel unwell please contact your health provider, or Queensland Health on 13 43 25 84 or visit their website for further clarification

Common area access: 

- The communal BBQ area will remain closed in accordance with advice from Queensland Health.

- Tables and picnic areas are free to be used in accordance with Queensland Government COVID-19 best practices


We have implemented strict cleaning practices in-line with advice provided by the Queensland Government and all linen supplied is sourced from a professional linen service. 

Finally, if we can assist in any way during your stay whether it be information please let us know.  We understand these are difficult times and a small family run business we are doing our best to ensure the comfort and safety of all guests and team members.

Kind regards

Michael and Christine Owens





Welcome to Sandcastles on the Beach – Bargara.

Without doubt our intimate holiday resort has arguably one of the best locations in Bargara .  There are not many Resorts in Queensland where you can walk out your door and with mere metres your toes are in the sand.

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Bargara is located on the most southern area of the Great Barrier Reef a spot where you can get up close and personal with resident turtles and manta rays and truly experience the beauty of the world’s largest living organism. It is also home to largest Turtle Rookery in the South Pacific, and the Mon Repos Turtle Encounter which takes places from November to March each year is your chance to watch these Mumma turtles lay their eggs (November to January) and then the little baby hatchlings (January to March).  See our exclusive Turtle Packages here.

About our Guest Rooms
Sandcastles on the Beach Bargara offers beautiful views over the Ocean or Bargara Golf Course.  A small intimate property featuring only 9 Fully Self-Contained 1 and 2 Bedroom Apartments with a lovely backdrop opening onto the beach, allowing privacy and the feeling of tranquillity. With Free unlimited WIFI throughout the Resort, Fully equipped and spacious rooms, onsite carparking and a sense of privacy and exclusivity at our enviable beachfront location.

Happy Customers
As a small family run Resort we work hard to keep our customers happy, here is what some of clients have to say.

“What a great place to stay! Just spent an amazing long weekend there with my fiancé and I have to say how impressed we both were with both the location and the unit! i cannot recommend both Sandcastles and the beautiful little beach side town enough!

We stayed here while attending a wedding. We loved staying at this resort. So easy and friendly. A lovely atmosphere too. We recommend this resort.

Just love this place! Always so peaceful and beautiful and it makes you feel so relaxed. Thank you for an amazing stay

We look forward to welcoming you to our Beachfront Resort,  you can follow us on Facebook or Instagram on @bargarasandcastles.

Kind regards


Michael and Christine Owens
Resort Manager