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Location Details
As the first InterContinental Resort to land in Australia, InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort reflects the grand, graceful architecture of a classic Queensland estate, nestled within the beautiful surrounds of Sanctuary Cove. InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort is a short walk of Sanctuary Cove Marina and is within two miles of the Marina Shopping Village.
General Information
InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort is inspired by the grandeur of a beautiful Queenslander offering an elegant and stylish timeless design. Set in beautiful surrounds the pristine white sands of the resorts famous one-acre, salt-water beach lagoon pool is the backdrop to a resort filled with relaxation and sophistication. You’ll discover an enviable collection of exclusives as an InterContinental guest from 243 ravishing accommodations, two onsite restaurants, access to three championship golf courses and the Sanctuary Cove Country Club, to the ultimate indulgence with Queensland's only high coffee experience. Escape to a world of comfort, style, luxury and relaxation.

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Club Floor

Club Intercontinental | Club InterContinental includes access to the stunning Club Lounge located within The Great House, offering a peaceful retreat with bay windows, intimate service and a host of deluxe inclusions. As a Club InterContinental privilege, a special high tea experience is served daily in the lounge created daily from the onsite pastry team. Complimentary Club benefits includes deluxe daily breakfast, all-day dining, twilight hour for drinks and canapés, private registration for check-out, wireless high speed internet access, personalized concierge and business center services, and complimentary pressing of two pieces per stay.

Room Details

Nestled within a private haven, InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort offers a choice of 243 beautifully-appointed guestrooms and premium suites. With each guestroom promising its own private balcony, postcard views, parquetry flooring and exquisite Queensland design, you will experience the height of resort living. For a unique InterContinental experience, upgrade with Club InterContinental and receive a bespoke collection of Club benefits and exclusive access to the Club lounge.

Standard Guestrooms | Explore a range of lush garden view or tranquil water view guestrooms set within beautifully-designed colonial décor with a modern touch. Immerse yourself in the tranquility with views stretching across lush gardens or the magnificent The Pines golf course. With gracious décor reflecting a classic homestead style, these guestrooms feature a spaciously-appointed retreat with solid timber sleigh-beds, bathroom with a deep bathtub and separate shower and polished wooden parquetry floors. Allow the scent of Sanctuary Cove to filter through sliding shutters and unwind on your private, furnished balcony. All guestrooms are available with a king bed or twin double beds and are equipped with Wi-Fi compatibility and iPod docking stations. Enjoy luxe amenities in the separate bathroom or allow the idyllic surrounds to inspire work with your dedicated work zone. Upgrade with Club InterContinental to enjoy a host of exclusive benefits including complimentary breakfast, twilight drinks and canapés, and all-day refreshments in the new Club InterContinental lounge.

Suite Details

Federation Suites | Heralded as the resort’s most iconic retreat, the Federation Suites is the epitome of grandeur with three stretch balconies and a private spa. Capture the pinnacle of opulence and discover a private retreat with your own terrace overlooking the one-acre beach lagoon pool, manicured gardens and marina. With stylish décor and stunning open-plan living, these suites are an entertainer’s dream with its own fully-equipped kitchen, sitting area, dining area and cozy lounge room. For ultimate comfort, these suites are complete with a master bedroom with timber-sleigh bedding and your very own spa with luxury amenities.
Manor Suites Welcome an entertainer’s dream with three private balconies, grand dining room and your very own spa to complete the experience. Open the door to the resort’s royal suite and welcome the opulence of the Manor. Designed with lavish style and comfort in mind, these iconic suites is set upon an impressive 2,475-square-feet and features three private balconies giving you unrivalled access across four hectares of resort grounds – from the Fountain Terrace and beach lagoon pool to the manicured gardens and marina. The Manor Suites is the darling of entertaining with its dramatic 10-seated dining table, fully-equipped bar and pantry areas, separate sitting area and a large separate lounge room with fireplace. The large bedroom is complete with a four-poster king bed and luxury amenities. To complete the InterContinental experience, the over-sized bathroom features a soaking bath, separate shower and your very own spa for the ultimate relaxation.
Queenslander Suites | While your own private balcony reveals stunning garden views, stretching out to the entire resort grounds, your spacious accommodation gifts comfort beyond measure. Reflecting the grandeur and grace of a Queensland homestead retreat, these suites offers 710-square-feet of spacious accommodation with deluxe king bedding. As the hero of the suite, the sunny sitting room leads into your own private balcony to reveal stunning garden views, stretching out to the entire resort grounds. With its impressive bathroom suite, you will discover a dual vanity, separate deep bathtub and shower, with luxe amenities to match.
The Homestead Suites | These suites feature a separate sitting room and dining room with access to a guest bathroom, making it an ideal haven for entertaining or indulging for a special occasion. Stretch out among these spacious 721-square-feet suites and enjoy the sounds of Sanctuary Cove. Your luxury experience is completed with a king-sized master bedroom, double vanity bathroom with separate shower, a deep-soak bath, a large walk-in wardrobe and dressing room. With two fully-furnished and private balconies overlooking the resort, you’ll experience the height of relaxation with lush garden vistas and marina views.


Cove Café | Showcasing the finest in local flavor, Cove Café’s buffet breakfast offers a haven of gourmet indulgence with hot and cold options.
The Fireplace | Fusing contemporary provincial style with wood-fired cuisine, The Fireplace unearths signature dining using produce grown in the resort.
Verandah Restaurant & Bar | With stunning vistas across the leafy native gardens surrounding the resort, Verandah Restaurant & Bar is an idyllic venue to meet and socialize.
The Pool House | Relax and revitalize, enjoying poolside dining overlooking the beach lagoon pool with tropical cocktails, fruit salads and juices.
Arnie’s Café and Bar | A casual all day dining eatery.


The Lagoon Beach Pool | Perched beside the Coomera River the one acre saltwater lagoon pool at InterContinental Sanctuary Cove offers a unique and memorable experience. Swim in the crystal blue water of the lagoon or float around on a colorful beanbags watching the day pass you by, the choice is yours. Alternatively lay back in your sun lounger watching your children play in the sand whilst you drink InterContinental coconuts and live the InterContinental Life.
Terrace Pool & Spa | Designed as a haven for swimming, relaxation and light refreshments, the Terrace Pool is perfect for all guests. Situated conveniently in front of the Great House yet still hidden away to give the sense of privacy. The 430-square-feet pool is surrounded by tropical Queensland gardens, reclining sun loungers and offers plenty of space for family activities.


Sanctuary Cove Golf | Celebrated as one of Australia’s most iconic golf destinations, InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort is home to the critically-acclaimed The Palms and The Pines golf courses. Designed by legendary golf course architect Ross Watson and ranked one of the Top 100 golf courses in Australia, The Palms is the perfect playground for ultimate golf getaway. While The Pines, the country's only Arnold Palmer signature course, is recognized as one of Australia’s best and most challenging courses and hosts an abundance of wildlife features including rare bird life and scores of native kangaroos.


Champions Hair Beauty Day Spa | Enter a plush world of indulgence and luxury, located in the heart of the Marine Village surrounded by the tranquility of harbor waters. With over 20 years’ experience on the Gold Coast, Champions offers a suite of body and beauty treatments, including specialist massages, facials, body wraps and exfoliations. You will also discover an extensive menu of luxe beauty essentials, from the best of make-up artistry, waxing, tanning, manicures and pedicures, to superior hair styling treatments.


Sanctuary Cove Country Club | An oasis of health, fitness and well-being essentials featuring a stunning recreation center – both indoors and outdoors – allowing you to mix up your routine with fitness classes in a relaxing, welcoming and invigorating environment. The world-class facilities include aerobics classes, personal training, nutrition coaches and weight-loss consultants, weight training room, modern treadmills, bikes, steppers, rowers and transporters, purpose-built yoga and Pilates room, five tennis courts, and a 270-square-feet heated lap pool.

Nearby Attractions

As the heart of Sanctuary Cove, the Marine Village is located on the tranquil harbor just a two minute stroll from the resort. A world-class selection of restaurants & bars, cafés, specialty shops and fashion boutiques awaits, as well as a village theatre, art galleries and international chocolate boutique.
You will experience acclaimed restaurants set among yacht-dotted waters, including Black Angus Bar & Grill, George’s Paragon Seafood Restaurant, Jonez on Food and Io Esco Café Cucina. Offering a complete host of services, you will always find a range of business and community facilities, including a bank, newsagent, Australia Post agency, pharmacy, medical center and beauty spas.
Idyllically situated on Queensland’s Gold Coast, the Sanctuary Cove Marina is the gateway to the Gold Coast Broadwater and channel of the Coomera River, opening you to a host of sailing and boating adventures.

Kids Program

Planet Trekkers Kid’s Club | Planet Trekkers is the hallmark of kid’s clubs with a dedicated program full of fun activities and experiences all designed to spark curiosity, growth and creativity.

Land price is per person based on double occupancy (unless noted) for select travel dates shown. Air-inclusive vacations are for gateways noted. Rate quoted includes government-imposed fees and taxes and any necessary currency exchange rates. Rate is current when priced, at the time you purchase your vacation, rate may be higher. Rate does not include any applicable daily resort or facility fees (and in Europe, city tourist taxes) payable directly to the resort at check-out; such fees will be advised at the time of booking. Subject to availability and change; certain restrictions and black out dates may apply. Additional airline restrictions may apply, contact the airline directly with questions.

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