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Aruba Sands Resort

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Front of property
Outdoor pool
Standard Apartment, 1 Bedroom | View from room
Superior Unit with Balcony | Living area | Flat-screen TV, DVD player
Superior Unit with Balcony | Living area | Flat-screen TV, DVD player

Overview of Aruba Sands Resort

Aruba Sands Resort

4.0 star property
Gold Coast upmarket aparthotel with outdoor pool

8.2/10 Very good

240 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
11-17 Philip Avenue, Broadbeach, QLD, 4218

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Broadbeach
  • Cavill Avenue - 10 min drive
  • Slingshot - 13 min drive
  • Robina Town Centre - 15 min drive
  • Wet'n'Wild Gold Coast - 29 min drive
  • Warner Bros. Movie World - 26 min drive
  • Kirra Beach - 34 min drive

Getting around

  • Gold Coast, QLD (OOL-Coolangatta) - 33 min drive
  • Varsity Lakes Station - 18 min drive
  • Gold Coast City Coomera Station - 24 min drive
  • Helensvale Station - 26 min drive
  • Broadbeach South Light Rail Station - 8 min walk
  • Florida Gardens station - 24 min walk
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Social Eat House + Bar - 4 min walk
  • Gemelli Italian - 4 min walk
  • Mamasan Kitchen Bar - 4 min walk
  • The Cardamom Pod - 4 min walk
  • No Name Lane - 5 min walk

About this property

Aruba Sands Resort

A great choice for a stay in Gold Coast, Aruba Sands Resort features an airport shuttle. 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. Fellow travellers love the comfortable beds and helpful staff. 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
  • 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
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee
  • Toaster
  • Electric kettle


  • Room service available


  • Bed sheets provided


  • Shower
  • Towels provided
  • Hairdryer

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


  • 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
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Bike rentals 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.


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession

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.
Are there restaurants at or near Aruba Sands Resort?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Social Eat House + Bar (4-min walk), Gemelli Italian (4-min walk) and Mamasan Kitchen Bar (4-min walk).
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 8 minutes' walk from Pacific Fair Shopping Centre. Travellers say that this aparthotel is in a good location.

Overall score and ratings


Very good




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

10/10 Exceptional

Great stay. Apartment was clean, tidy and functional.
4-night family trip
Verified guest review

8/10 Very good

callan, 1-night business trip
Verified guest review

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
Verified guest review

8/10 Very good

I did not fit my car in the underground car park and had to drive my car to mermaid beach and walk back daily, 15 minute walk. I was promised above ground parking. Not good enough.
Darren De, 7-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Enjoyable stay. V close to the beach, shops and dining options. Clean and tidy apartment. Friendly staff.
Sharon, 3-night romance trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Dated but clean, excellent proximity to everything
Anthony, 6-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

6/10 Good

No good for older people. No lift. Stairs a bit much. Some keys were difficult to use on outside door. Mattress of sofa bed was dreadful.
Fay, 2-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

6/10 Good

Nice and close to everything even though building works were happening across the road it was actually nice and guiet. The room was ok, the bed was comfy, the size of the room was great. It was just old. The flooring is like a vinyl and the bed is on wheels and would move across the room during the night and the bedhead would fall lol. The crockery and cutlery were light on, no bowls and plastic picnic drinking cups. We made contact with reception staff and they rectified it very quickly but it was all a little odd. The staff were lovely.
Maree, 8-night romance trip
Verified Wotif guest review

4/10 Fair

conctruction site next door. verandah over looked next door property when males gathered for noisy drinking sessions, making us feel insecure and reluctant to sit outside.
david, 4-night romance trip
Verified Wotif guest review