Aruba Sands Resort

4.0 star property
4-star aparthotel with outdoor pool, near The Star Gold Coast

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Aruba Sands Resort

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Outdoor pool, pool loungers
Front of property
Superior Unit with Balcony | Living area
Superior Unit with Balcony | Living area
Standard Apartment, 1 Bedroom | Private kitchen

Overview of Aruba Sands Resort


Very good

Property highlights

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Gym
  • Laundry facilities
11-17 Philip Avenue, Broadbeach, QLD, 4218
Main amenities
  • 20 smoke-free apartments
  • Near the beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness centre
  • Spa tub
  • Room service
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Library
  • Laundry service
Feel at home
  • Microwave
  • Private bathroom
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Laundry facilities
  • Coffee/tea maker

Room options

Standard Apartment, 1 Bedroom

  • 5 sq m
  • Resort view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Superior Unit with Balcony

  • 56 sq m
  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Queen Bed

Studio with Balcony

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Broadbeach
  • The Star Gold Coast - 5 min walk
  • Pacific Fair Shopping Centre - 8 min walk
  • Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre - 10 min walk
  • Surfers Paradise Beach - 38 min walk
  • Cavill Avenue - 43 min walk
  • The Oasis - 1 min drive
  • SkyPoint Observation Deck - 4 min drive
  • Slingshot - 5 min drive
  • Chevron Renaissance - 6 min drive
  • Burleigh Beach - 10 min drive

Getting around

  • Gold Coast, QLD (OOL-Coolangatta) - 29 min drive
  • Varsity Lakes Station - 17 min drive
  • Gold Coast City Coomera Station - 24 min drive
  • Helensvale Station - 25 min drive
  • Broadbeach South Light Rail Station - 8 min walk
  • Florida Gardens station - 24 min walk
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Social Eating House + Bar - 5 min walk
  • Mamasan Kitchen + Bar - 5 min walk
  • Gemelli Italian - 4 min walk
  • Kiyomi - 13 min walk
  • Saffron Indian Gourmet - 5 min walk

About this property

Aruba Sands Resort

Aruba Sands Resort offers an airport shuttle and puts you a short five-minute drive from The Star Gold Coast and Cavill Avenue. You can go for a morning swim at the outdoor pool, and visit the fitness centre for a workout. A hot tub, a terrace and a garden are other highlights. Public transportation is close by: Broadbeach South Light Rail Station is only 8 minutes on foot.


Chinese (Mandarin), English, German

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Property is professionally cleaned
Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance


  • Check-in from 2:00 PM until 5:00 PM and 9:00 AM until noon
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open Monday - Friday (8:30 AM - 5:00 PM) and Saturday - Sunday (9:00 AM - noon)
  • Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and lockbox information; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 5:00 AM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets not allowed

Property amenities


  • Near the beach


  • Outdoor pool
  • Sunloungers
  • Hot tub


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Height restrictions apply for on-site parking
  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Microwave
  • Electric kettle
  • Toaster
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee


  • Room service available


  • Bed sheets provided


  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels provided

Living spaces

  • Library


  • Flat-screen TV with cable service
  • DVD player

Outdoor areas

  • Terrace
  • Balcony or patio
  • Barbecue
  • Garden


  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities


  • Air conditioning
  • Heating


  • No pets allowed


  • No lifts
  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Phone
  • Luggage storage
  • No housekeeping

Things to do

  • Fitness centre
  • Surfing/body boarding nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons nearby
  • Bike rentals nearby
  • Parasailing nearby

Safety features

  • Smoke detector


  • 20 rooms
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)


  • Parking height restrictions apply

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Children under 14 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, fitness facility or hot tub without adult supervision

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

The property is professionally cleaned; disinfectant is used to clean the property; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.


Construction is underway at a neighbouring building and there may be noise disturbance from the construction work.
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
This property does not have lifts.
Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a smoke detector on site.
This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Aruba Sands Resort Broadbeach
Aruba Sands Resort
Aruba Sands Broadbeach
Aruba Sands
Aruba Sands Resort Broadbeach, Gold Coast
Aruba Sands Resort Aparthotel
Aruba Sands Resort Broadbeach
Aruba Sands Resort Aparthotel Broadbeach

Frequently asked questions

Does Aruba Sands Resort offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Aruba Sands Resort does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Aruba Sands Resort?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Aruba Sands Resort?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Aruba Sands Resort?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Aruba Sands Resort?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Aruba Sands Resort?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Aruba Sands Resort?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability). Contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Aruba Sands Resort and nearby?
Have fun with activities such as cycling, parasailing and body boarding, and practise your swing at the nearby golf course. Additional recreation nearby includes ecotours. Enjoy a relaxing soak in the hot tub and an invigorating swim in the outdoor pool. Aruba Sands Resort also has a fitness centre and a garden.
Does Aruba Sands Resort have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, each apartment features a balcony or patio.
What's the area around Aruba Sands Resort like?
Aruba Sands Resort is a short 8-minute walk from Broadbeach South Light Rail Station and 5 minutes' walk from The Star Gold Coast.



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10/10 Exceptional

This property's location is so close to the beach, shopping and cafe district. Everything I needed was within walking distance.
Peter, 4-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Easy parking, nice quick walk to the beach and restaurants and woolworths. I felt safe on my own.
Debbie, 3-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Friendly reception staff/manager, clean tidy 1 bedroom apartment. Complex has a great BBQarea separate from the pool area. Pool area is located in a great sunny location
Arie, 4-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Friendly staff, great position, good facilities. Bed was terrible.
Julie, 2-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Amenities, close to everything, specially the beach.
Nimfa, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great stay. Apartment was clean, tidy and functional.
4-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

callan, 1-night business trip
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8/10 Very good

Very handy to everything
John, 5-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Property was clean and the staff was friendly. Well located to beach and shops.
Pasquale, 7-night romance trip
Verified Lastminute guest review

8/10 Very good

Stephen, 5-night trip
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