Skip to main content Skip to footer site map

Shores Holiday Apartments, The, Mackay

The Shores Holiday Apartments are located at Blacks Beach, just 15 kilometres north of Mackay‘s City Heart. They are 10 minutes drive from Mt Pleasant Shopping Centre and five minutes drive from Mackay Golf Club (Ask Kerryn or Peter about the free golf) and the Northern Beaches Bowls Club.

All apartments are spacious two bedroom units They are all fully self-contained and serviced weekly. All linen is provided with the exception of beach towels. The townhouse apartments are two level. The bedrooms, bathroom, separate toilet and covered balcony are upstairs, the kitchen, living/dining area, laundry, second toilet and covered patio are located downstairs.

The lowset villas have similar features to the townhouse but are all on one level. There are Standard Villas’, Beachfront Villas’, which are located closer to the beach, and Deluxe Villas’, which feature a spa bath, separate shower, dishwasher, wall oven and hot plates, and surround sound system in addition to the usual facilities. All the units have their own phone number for incoming calls, so that your family and friends can ring direct, as well as modem points for connecting your computer to the internet

The apartments are nestled within a lush tropical garden fronting onto six kilometres of sandy beach, ideal for jogging, fishing or a leisurely walk. Between the apartments and the beach is the large recreational area including the full size tennis court, volleyball net, two barbecues, picnic tables and chairs, bench seats, and a swimming pool complex comprising of two pools, a toddlers pool and a spa pool.

The office provides facsimile and photocopy facilities, as well as a tour desk that can arrange tours to local islands, national parks, and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as having available a selection of board games, jigsaws, books, DVD’s, videos, tennis racquets and balls, for the use of guests.

Whether it be a holiday, business trip or relocating permanently to Mackay, the ‘home away from home’ atmosphere is perfect. The unique style of absolute beachfront accommodation, together with the peace and quiet of The Shores satisfies the requirements of the many varied guests.

Accommodation Options


Two bedroom townhouse.

Standard Villa

Two bedroom villa.

Beach Front Villa

Two bedroom beach front villa.

Deluxe Villa

Two bedroom deluxe villa.


Popular Activities

  • Fishing - Beach
  • Beach
  • Fishing

Australia's Best Beaches

Australia has miles and miles of shoreline but which beaches are really great? Ultimately it depends on what you're looking for in a beach. Pristine wilderness without a single footprint in sight, the sparkle of cosmopolitan high rise on the waters edge, the adrenalin pumping roar of a powerful surf beach, or quite simply the perfect white squeaky sand that squelches between your toes. See our short list of Australia's best beaches.

Australia's best beaches

Australia’s Vibrant Cities

Discover the unique flavours of Australia’s vibrant cities. Experience a world of great food, wine, cafes, sports and arts as you are introduced to the best of Australia – from its creative, exciting city centres, to its arts precincts and buzzing neighbourhood hubs. Australia’s cities are the gateway to world-class natural destinations, spectacular beaches and coastline and many memorable towns and villages.

Glasshouse Mountains

The Glasshouse Mountains in the hinterland of Queensland’s Sunshine Coast are actually the cores of 20 million year old volcanoes. The sides of the volcanoes have eroded away leaving only the hardened rock spiremountain cores we see today. Learn more about this awe-inspiring landscape.

Glasshouse Mountains

Popular Accommodation

Discover some of this month's most popular Australian accommodation.