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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit to "The Island" after moving to Townsville in January. Sails on Horseshoe didn't disappoint. We had a two bedroom apartment. The balcony overlooked the beach, although the apartment itself was on the older side it was well maintained and had everything we needed (including wine glasses and champagne flutes). Staff were lovely and they gave...

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factor12, Manager at Sails On Horseshoe, responded to this review

Hi. Thank you so much for the great review. We are pleased you enjoyed yourselves at Sails and look forward to seeing you again soon.

Sunshine, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Peaceful,romantic no crowds great beaches,walks,food great hospitality from management.resort facilities clean well maintained many beaches to walk to.Townsville worth a visit a lot to see.Been to Sails 12 times in last 17 years, voted best resort in townsville and magnetic island.

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Marple, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 February 2017

We stayed at Sails on Horseshoe Bay for two nights. I could have stayed for two weeks, its just idyllic. Our front door and garden overlooked the beach and the ocean. The apartment had everything we could possibly need, living room, kitchen, bathroom and bedroom. its just a very short stroll to the bars and restaurants. Perfect.

1Thank Harry H
factor12, Manager at Sails On Horseshoe, responded to this review

Hi Harry. Thanks for the revue, we are glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you here again one day.

Moulsoe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We were warmly welcomed by Phil the manager and the accommodation was spacious; a two bedroom villa with the bedrooms and main bathroom on ground floor and the lounge /kitchen/ dining area/ laundry room/ toilet on he first floor. It also had a nice balcony with restricted sea view. Although the furniture was dated it was comfortable and clean. However,...

Thank DJHMoulsoe
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Our stay at Sails on horseshoe was very pleasant. The units are very spacious with generous living and dining areas. The rooms were very clean and the owners very friendly. Although we had our own car there was a loan car offered which can be very handy to get around the island. As for location horseshoe bay is where it...

Thank Jay L
factor12, Manager at Sails On Horseshoe, responded to this review

Hi Jay Thanks for taking the time to write the review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay here and everything that Horseshoe Bay has to offer. We look forward to seeing you here again soon.

Darwin, Australia
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights with my hubby and inlaws. Its a quiet place, just a few steps away from the beach and from pubs. The receptionist is helpful. The apartment is comfy. I would definitely stay here again.

Thank Kris R
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights in a 2bedroom beachfront in number 2. We absolutely loved our stayed and definitely want to return for longer. As mentioned in reviews the accommodation is very clean. It's not new but it has everything you need with an amazing view. It had 2 bedrooms downstairs with a bathroom and toilet. Upstairs had a kitchen...

Thank luvofholidays
factor12, Manager at Sails On Horseshoe, responded to this review

Hi. Thanks for taking the time to write the review. Kathy and I are glad you all enjoyed yourselves, not just staying here but everything that Horseshoe Bay has to offer. The Bay is a truly special place and we look forward to welcoming you all back here at Sails in the future

Reviewed 12 December 2016

We stayed with a group of friends. Our 2 bedroom unit was clean and comfortable with great facilities both in the room, in the Pool/BBQ area and from the reception. Located straight across a quiet road from the beach, we could relax on the outdoor furniture and keep an eye on the kids on the beach. Highly recommend

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Surrey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Most of the rooms are overlooking the water, they are lovely big rooms with all the comforts of home. This was my second stay here in 4 years and it is the only place i would stay on the Island. Our room overlooked Horseshoe Bay and it was a joy to wake up and look out and see the water...

1Thank cindy648
factor12, Manager at Sails On Horseshoe, responded to this review

Hi. Thank you for taking the time to write the review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay here and the view with being so close to the sea. Kathy and I only came for a few days holiday but we loved it so much we stayed! We look forward to seeing you here again soon.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Just what we were after for our holiday . We had a gorgeous water view from our balcony and spent many hours sitting there and relaxing . The beds were extremely comfortable and the shower nice and hot. All amenities were tip top and our hosts Kathy and Phil couldn't have been more helpful . The loaner jeep is a...

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factor12, Owner at Sails On Horseshoe, responded to this review

Hi. Thanks for the review. We are glad you all had a good holiday and that you enjoyed not only Sails but the restaurants here in Horseshoe Bay and the snorkelling with Aquascene. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sails on Horseshoe offers a variety of fully self-contained apartments to meet the needs of couples and families. - set in lush, tropical gardens with swimming pool and spa - each unit has its' own balcony or garden courtyard - off-street, undercover parking - 10 metres from the beach - free internet and free use of jeep and scooters - fishing, sailing, jet-skiing, paddleboarding, kayaking - horse riding, bushwalking, bird/wildlife spotting (inc. koalas) - koala sanctuary - snorkelling and diving trips - pub with restaurant and three other restaurants 100 metres away - plus coffee shops & convenience store ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sails On Horseshoe

Address: 13-15 Pacific Dr | Horseshoe Bay, Magnetic Island, Queensland 4819, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Magnetic Island
Price Range: $178 - $278 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sails On Horseshoe 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“apartment 4 (only one I can comment on) had fabulous views over the bay”
  • taken standing on the beach, very closs proximity
elymay, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Great location and very comfortable.”
airliebeachdaysa2016, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Absolute beach front were the best, worth paying the little extra.”
526nikkir, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
“For me it's beach-front or nothing”
travelfotofanatic, 9 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Garden rooms are nice overlooking pool but ocean view are nicer with balcony.”
awayagainBrisbaneQLD, 4 Jun 2016 | Read review
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