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Sunlit Waters Studio Apartments

20 Airlie Cres, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802 Australia
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#3 of 30 apartments in Airlie Beach
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Self contained studio apartments with the most amazing views of Airlie Beach
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Diving
Snorkelling
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Laundry service
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Fishing
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Sun umbrellas
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Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Seating area
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Kitchenette
Flatscreen TV
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Microwave
Refrigerator
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Ocean view
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Tiff C wrote a review 18 Feb
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The room, view and staff were all great! The staff made the stay a great experience especially the manager Selina! She made nothing an issue and was always there to give advice on what to see and do. We can’t wait to go back next year and stay again!
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Date of stay: February 2024Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Ingrid_Bergmann wrote a review Jan 2024
English heartlands96 contributions70 helpful votes
Amazing place! I was stuck in Airlie Beach due to a cyclone and had to find somewhere for an extra night beyond my AirBnb booking. The Sunlit Waters was just round the corner and had a spare room.I had to check out of the AirBnb at 10:00 and the Sunlit Waters people kindly let me take shelter immediately after and even found a room that was already prepared. It was fantastic- amazing views, well equipped, clean, comfortable, a good place to be in a cyclone! It was a tough walk up the steep hill but with the gale at my back I arrived like a drowned rat and nestled into a cosy apartment. The photos don’t do justice to this brilliant place. Celena and Peter are incredibly kind and welcoming. Forget AirBnb and stay at Sunlit Waters- it’s ten times better!!
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Date of stay: January 2024
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Andrew wrote a review Jan 2024
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A perfect stop off in Airlie Beach before we joined a Whitsundays cruise. Rooms are simple but spotless and with a very comfortable bed. The small pool was perfect for a dip to cool off and the view out to the marina and landscape behind topped off a wonderfully easy stay. We didn't use the in-room catering facilities but seemed well equipped with enough to cook a simple meal (hob and microwave, no oven). The full size fridge was useful for a couple of beers though! And a jug of chilled water already in there was a thoughtful touch. Washer and drying facilities also available - again appeared well maintained and clean unlike some of the washers we've come across during our trip! Air drying racks were another thoughtful touch to make the most of the warm weather instead of paying for the tumble dryer. Peter was a welcoming and helpful host, thanks for a great little stay!
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Date of stay: January 2024Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Noteworthy for anyone with mobility issues, the studios are at the top of a steep hill down to...
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Greg S wrote a review July 2023
Cockatoo, Australia88 contributions10 helpful votes
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EXCEPTIONAL in every way! Caretaking managers Deb and Paul are welcoming, knowledgeable and helpful making our stay very pleasurable. My partner and I stayed for 11 nights to recuperate and recharge the batteries. From the moment you arrive you feel relaxed, from the STUNNINGLY GORGEOUS views and visual setting with the infinity pool to the very comfortable, spacious and well appointed room. There's a small but functional en suite with the necessities. AWESOME little kitchenette with everything you need to make all your meals. There's also laundry facilities on site... brilliant! Would DEFINITELY recommend this accommodation!!! *****stars
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Date of stay: July 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: There is free parking, on site laundry facilities, infinity pool, short walk to shopping...
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Cormac B wrote a review June 2023
5 contributions2 helpful votes
The couple running the apartments were extremely helpful and facilitative, especially as we missed our check-in time because of our sailing tour being late arriving. They also were fantastic at organising our airport transfer using their local contacts. Although the pillows in the bed were very hard, this was compensated by the brilliant sunset and sunrise views that we saw.
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Date of stay: April 2023
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Casa62 wrote a review Oct 2022
Brisbane, Australia479 contributions252 helpful votes
Sitting on top of the hill overlooking the north side of the Airlie Harbour is this cute boutique property. There is just a handful of apartments overlooking the pool and parking is out the back. Our apartment was clean and comfy and had everything we needed for our stay. The kitchenette is functional and well stocked which is not always the case. We loved all of the personal touches around the property that make it feel individual like the fake croc in the pool. There is a shared patio running the length in front of the apartments with tables and chairs. So nice to sit out here at night with dinner and a glass of wine, feels friendly. Fiona was kind enough to look after our luggage while we went out to the Reef Suite overnight and my bouquet from our vow renewal. We will definitely park ourselves here again on our next trip to Airlie.
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Date of stay: September 2022
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Response from Fiona Williamson, Owner at Sunlit Waters Studio Apartments
Responded 31 Oct 2022
Thank you for your wonderful comments so happy you enjoyed your stay. It was a privledge meeting you. Fiona and Chris
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Jane Mc wrote a review Oct 2022
15 contributions3 helpful votes
The management were extremely friendly and helpful. The apartment was clean and very spacious. The views are to die for and lovely spot to watch the sunset. The pool is a great addition as well. I will definitely book again when returning to Airlie beach.
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Date of stay: October 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Fiona Williamson, Owner at Sunlit Waters Studio Apartments
Responded 28 Nov 2022
Thanks for your kind words Fiona
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Wanderlust084 wrote a review Oct 2022
Sydney, Australia55 contributions27 helpful votes
This is a very centrally located motel with amazing views over the marina from the balcony outside every room. Fiona, our host, was very helpful with suggestions of where to eat, transport options and she minded our additional luggage for us.
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Date of stay: October 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: This is centrally located in walking distance of the main shopping area and the marina. There is...
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Responded 28 Nov 2022
It was such a pleasure to assist you with your holiday. I am the lucky one and get to meet the most amazing guests. Fiona
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Tania O wrote a review Oct 2022
Nana Glen, Australia8 contributions1 helpful vote
So much more than 3 ⭐️. Clean, close to everything in Airlee Beach and spectacular views. Hosts are helpful and accomodating. We were given advice on where to shop, eat and had our shuttles organised for us. When we needed a change in our plans it was no trouble. Thank you for having us.
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Date of stay: October 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: The hill is easy enough.
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Responded 28 Nov 2022
It was such a pleasure being able to assist you with your plans. Hope we meet another day. Fiona and Chris
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Trish W wrote a review Sept 2022
Adelaide, Australia53 contributions18 helpful votes
A warm welcome met us as we arrived at Sunlit Waters and Fiona was super helpful in suggesting places to eat and visit while we stayed. Super clean with all you needed for either a couple of days like we did or even longer. Nice and close to the shops and the Marina. Felt like staying with good friends
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Date of stay: September 2022
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It is nice to feel like you are friends many thanks Fiona
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AU$177 - AU$189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sunlit Waters Studio Apartments
Which popular attractions are close to Sunlit Waters Studio Apartments?
Nearby attractions include Airlie Beach Lagoon (0.4 km), Bicentennial Walkway (0.4 km), and Coral Sea Marina (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Sunlit Waters Studio Apartments?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Sunlit Waters Studio Apartments?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Sunlit Waters Studio Apartments?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Sunlit Waters Studio Apartments?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Sunlit Waters Studio Apartments?
Conveniently located restaurants include Cafe One 3, Cool LaLa Modern Chinese & Asian Cuisine and Bubble Tea, and Little Vegas Burger & Bar.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Sunlit Waters Studio Apartments?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Is Sunlit Waters Studio Apartments located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.7 km away from the centre of Airlie Beach.
Are any cleaning services offered at Sunlit Waters Studio Apartments?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Does Sunlit Waters Studio Apartments have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbour view available here.