Sanctuary Cove is an upmarket residential community and recreation hub featuring a large marina, golf course, shopping precinct, and hotel. The area also hosts the famed Sanctuary Cove Boat Show which features displays of luxury boating including superyachts, power cruisers right down to jet skis and boating accessories.
Beside the marina, there is a village packed with restaurants, cafes, bars, and boutique shopping.It’s also home to an Intercontinental hotel which features an array of recreation facilities including day spa, pools, tennis and much more.
Nearby is Hope Island which also features upmarket residences and golf course.
Things to do at Sanctuary Cove
- Shopping at Marine Village – featuring a range of boutique shops and restaurants
- Golf – Sanctuary Cove Golf Club features two 18 hole courses, The Pines and The Palms, a clubhouse and other recreation facilities, for details see sanctuarycovegolfclub.com.au
- Visit the Sanctuary Cove Country Club – offering facilities such as pool, air-conditioned gym, spa, sauna, tennis, regular group fitness classes, and cafe. https://sanctuarycovecountryclub.com.au
- Witness the impossible at Illusions Magic Show
Restaurants at Sanctuary Cove Marina Village
There’s a large selection here and they are all good, here is my pick of the best of the best
- Jonez On Food – French/Modern Australian
- Dragon Cove Chinese Cuisine – Yum Cha & A La Carte
- Thai House – authentic Thai
- Ioesco Cafe Cucina – modern Italian and Mediterranean
- Black Angus Bar and Grill – modern Australian dining
Events at Sanctuary Cove
- Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show – 23-26 May 2019
- Winter Wine Festival – 27 & 28 July 2019
Accommodation at Sanctuary Cove
There is only one hotel at Sanctuary Cove and it’s quite a good one, and surprisingly good value.
The InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort is a 5-star resort set in beautiful surrounds, with a saltwater beach lagoon pool, fitness centre with regular classes, gym, spa and wellness centre, and tennis courts.There is a cafe and a restaurant on site.
Another option nearby is
Featuring 2 swimming pools, sauna, fitness centre, bar, buffet restaurant, and massage service.