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Watermark at Wategos

29 Marine Pde, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481 Australia
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The Watermark at Wategos is a unique beachfront property offering luxury lodging in three separate suites/ apartments. Settle into your self-contained luxury suite, with absolute beach frontage of one of Australia's most beautiful beaches, Wategos Beach at Byron Bay. Watermark consists of two sumptuous Beachfront Studio Suites, one Ocean View Apartment and of course the magnificent 3 bedroom Private Residence, all literally 10 steps from the sand. Every detail of the interiors has been meticulously and lovingly styled, with beautiful hand carved furniture, Pony chairs, a comfy lounges and Italian marble ensuite bathrooms. None of the mod-cons have been overlooked with each Suite having its own flat screen LCD TV, CD/DVD player and an integrated BOSE sound system with Apple universal iPod dock and wireless internet access. Open the concertina doors, breathe the fresh ocean breeze with a hint of frangipani and .....Exhale.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wifi
Beach
Adults only
Non-smoking hotel
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Ocean view
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29 Marine Pde, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481 Australia
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Peter W wrote a review June 2020
Kenmore, Australia7 contributions
From the moment you make the booking till you sadly have to leave, this place and the team who look after you deliver. Ok, it's not my first time to stay here, and I've already booked to go back. The suite has everything you need for your getaway. The toiletries are thoughtful and of lovely quality. Everything is so so clean. You can buy groceries and pretend you live there or just access the many restaurants and takeaways for the convenience of it. There is an outside shower to rinse off when you return from the beach and the view is unrelenting in its beauty. The instructions you receive to check in via text the day before are clear and concise and there is always the mobile number to call if you get stuck. One more thing. The pictures on the website are exactly as you find the place. It still feels new. I highly recommend a stay here.
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Date of stay: May 2020
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Room Tip: For couples on a romantic getaway, the suites are perfect!
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Response from Hello BBP, Owner at Watermark at Wategos
Responded 2 Sept 2020
Hi Peter and thanks for taking the time to give us such a lively review. I often say that in this industry there is no greater compliment then to hear a guest will book again, so to hear you have already booked another stay is wonderful. I will make sure all the team share the praise from your glowing review and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards
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Shirley L wrote a review Sept 2020
Sydney, Australia46 contributions30 helpful votes
We spent a wonderful 2 nights at the Watermark staying in the Studio on the ground floor. It had a lovely view of the beach where my husband and I spent evenings spotting dolphins and sipping our drinks. The view of the beach is a tiny bit obstructed by a few trees, but actually the trees give you some privacy from the street so I appreciated them there.

Love the fact it was literally 30 seconds from Watergos beach which is quieter and more private beach than the mean beach on Byron so it was great to go for a dip there. Also love that it’s only 700m walk up to Byron Lighthouse! Bonus!

The studio apartment is BEAUTIFUL. Big comfy bed, fell sleep listening to sounds of the sea. Love luxurious continental breakfast provided. The only things I would say could be “improved” would be a couple more hooks near the bathroom to hang wet towels would be helpful; and as much as I do love the toiletry brand provided, it would have been nice to have seen a local luxury/organic brand used instead.

All in all, wonderful relaxing few days, just wished we could have stayed longer!
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Hello BBP, Owner at Watermark at Wategos
Responded 29 Sept 2020
Hi there and thank you for taking the time to give us a wonderful review. So glad you enjoyed your stay with us, late Winter is very special down at Wategos with all the whales and dolphins around. Thanks again for choosing to stay with us and we hope to see you again soon.
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Jenny S wrote a review June 2022
Sydney, Australia17 contributions9 helpful votes
We stayed at Watermark for 4 nights. We absolutely loved our stay and loved everything about Watermark. The suite had everything you need, was clean and furnsihed beautifully. The location was superb, we loved being able to walk straight across the raod to beach or to get on path to walk to lighthouse.
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Date of stay: June 2022
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Response from Reservations Team, Guest Services / Front Office at Watermark at Wategos
Responded 9 June 2022
Good Morning, Thank you so much for your kind review and positive feedback, I am so glad you enjoyed your stay at the stunning Watermark @ Wategos. Thank you again and we look forward to hosting you in the near future. Warm Regards The Team @ Byron Boutique Properties
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SUSIE S wrote a review May 2022
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Lovely light room with everything you could need for a relaxing stay. Right from the start all instructions were clear with easy access to apartment . Well decorated spotlessly clean and good quality linen and toiletries all through. Lovely view and even though it rained for 4 days it was a lovely place to stay...Will definitely return with family as well.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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Room Tip: top floor very private
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Response from Byron Boutique Properties, Guest Services / Front Office at Watermark at Wategos
Responded 22 May 2022
Good Morning and Thank you so much for your positive review, we are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the stunning Byron Baythers. We pride ourselves on the presentation of the property and have a very high standard with the cleanliness of the property. We look forward to hosting you again in the near future. Thanks again Warm Regards Clare @ Byron Boutique Properties
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Frederika L wrote a review June 2022
34 contributions48 helpful votes
Stayed for 5 nights, beautiful beachfront accommodation. Very relaxed and beautifully styled. Location is awesome.
We had a car so easy to visit the hinterland behind Byron which is amazing. However if want to stay local, it’s an easy walk into town and fabulous walk to lighthouse. Visit Rae’s for an awesome dining experience less than 5 minute walk.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 9 June 2022
Good Morning, Thank you so much for your kind review and positive feedback, I am so glad you enjoyed your stay at the stunning Watermark @ Wategos. Thank you again and we look forward to hosting you in the near future. Warm Regards The Team @ Byron Boutique Properties
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Kate T wrote a review May 2022
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Beachside bliss! Beautiful residence with all the comforts and luxuries. In such a good spot across the road from Wategos. Close enough to town to pop in when you need to but away from the hustle and bustle.
Well set up for families. We can't wait to come back. Thanks Watermark team!
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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Responded 9 June 2022
Good Morning, Thank you so much for your kind review and positive feedback, I am so glad you enjoyed your stay at the stunning Watermark @ Wategos. Thank you again and we look forward to hosting you in the near future. Warm Regards The Team @ Byron Boutique Properties
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Anne T wrote a review June 2022
Sydney, Australia9 contributions1 helpful vote
Excellent position and beautifully appointed suite. Everything you would need for a short break. Stunning views.
Unfortunately there is a building site next door (which we were forewarned about) but concrete pouring started at 6.30 am!
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: E prepared for building site immediately next door
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Responded 9 June 2022
Good Morning and thank you for your review and feedback. Unfortunately the building site is out of our control. We look forward to hosting you again in the near future Kind Regards The Team @ Byron Boutique Properties
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Michael W wrote a review Sept 2022
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We spent a wonderful 3 nights - apartment (3) was very clean and comfortable. Location is perfect.
Parking is a bit tight if you have a large car.
Lucky enough to be there to see whales from the balcony.
We look forward to coming back soon.
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Date of stay: September 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Talitha C wrote a review Dec 2014
Sydney, Australia19 contributions38 helpful votes
We stayed here last Christmas and have returned for another 9 nights. This place is beautifully appointed and most importantly, directly across from the beach. You can lie in bed and watch the sea. Apartment two is on the ground floor and has light, beachy furnishings with white marble bathroom. The kitchen has every utensil you could want and the rooms are serviced every 3 days. The apartment is small- you wouldn't want any more than 2 people in here. But it's spectacular. We'll be back!
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Date of stay: December 2014
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Room 2 is on the ground floor on the corner- has the best views
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Talitha C wrote a review Jan 2014
Sydney, Australia19 contributions38 helpful votes
My husband and I have spent 12 days here over Christmas and New Years. Wow. This place has breathtaking views of the beach, the one bedroom unit is smallish but has everything you need- from kitchen to beach chairs to umbrellas etc. It's beautifully appointed - I love the white marble bathroom and the relaxed, beachy furnishings. You can see the beautiful beach even lying in bed.. And hardly notice there's a road in between. We hardly wanted to leave the apartment! We loved it so much we're going to book it for Christmas 2014. Highly recommended.
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Date of stay: December 2013
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Studio 2 is downstairs and has no balcony blocking the view. Also easy beach access.
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Bella wrote a tip Nov 2022
Brisbane, Australia2 contributions
"Big beach towels and comfy chairs provided Only suggestion is to take a cake of soap with you, there’s only pump liquid bod"
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Anne T wrote a tip June 2022
Sydney, Australia9 contributions1 helpful vote
"E prepared for building site immediately next door"
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SUSIE S wrote a tip May 2022
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"top floor very private"
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Peter W wrote a tip June 2020
Kenmore, Australia7 contributions
"For couples on a romantic getaway, the suites are perfect!"
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227evangelia wrote a tip May 2019
Canberra, Australia21 contributions16 helpful votes
"Our accommodation was a 2-bedroom apartment...."
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Watermark at Wategos
Which popular attractions are close to Watermark at Wategos?
Nearby attractions include Lighthouse Trail (0.4 km), Wategos Beach (0.2 km), and Belongil Beach (3.6 km).
Which room amenities are available at Watermark at Wategos?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
Is parking available at Watermark at Wategos?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Watermark at Wategos?
Conveniently located restaurants include Manna Haven, Chihuahua, and Betty's Burgers.
Does Watermark at Wategos have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.