Holiday Apartments Mackay

Looking for somewhere to stay on the beach away from crowds? Then we know just the place. The Shores Holiday Apartments are located at Blacks Beach, in Mackays Northern Beaches, just 12 minutes by car to the City Centre.

Check our our Specials page for a great deal on Townhouse Units till the 30th June 2018.

At The Shores we give you space to spread your wings in one and two bedroom fully self-contained, spacious apartments, while enjoying views to the World Heritage listed southern Whitsunday Islands of the Great Barrier Reef.

Whether you're visiting on business or pleasure, enjoying a long weekend or an extended holiday, everything points to The Shores Holiday Apartments for your Mackay accommodation.

Booking on our dedicated website or by telephone puts you in touch with Kerryn & Peter the Owner/ Managers directly. Unlike online travel agents we are 100 percent committed to handling the needs of our guests and have expert/indepth knowledge of the property. Other benefits include a better rate by booking with us rather than third party websites, we dont ask for full payment on booking, and cancellations and changes are permitted subject to certain conditions.

Book Now to Experience the 2017 Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, Award winning family friendly, holiday apartments where a personalised service is guaranteed.

Make Mackay, a melting pot of all things that make the perfect Aussie holiday, and Wotif's Australian Town of the Year 2018 your next holiday destination.


"It's time for a beachfront break

at The Shores Holiday Apartments, Mackay"

Open plan Living room in Townhouse Unit


Fully air-conditioned, one and two bedroom, self-contained two story townhouse apartments...


Spacious open plan living room with two sofas and large television.

Standard Villa

All one and two bedroom standard villas are fully air-conditioned, self-contained apartments...


Spacious living room with twin sofas

Beachfront Villa

One and two bedroom beachfront villas are situated close to outdoor facilities and the beach...


Deluxe Villa living room with two large navy sofas

Deluxe Villa

Deluxe villas have the added luxury of a spa bath and are located near the beach & foreshore...




"We both would like to thank you both for a wonderful stay, the units were perfect, the surrounds beautiful and the kids loved every minute. Thank you again for having us at such short notice and would greatly recommend "The Shores" to all our friends and family. Greatly appreciated the hospitality you expressed during our stay and we will definitely come back next time we are in Mackay."  Regards Niki and Angela (16th December 2017)

"Good for a family get away. The beach is gorgeous and the neighbourhood is very friendly. Especially the local shopkeepers. I was really impressed with them. Management is friendly and helpful too."  Dale (6th January, 2018)

"We had a great stay thank you, you were both extremely helpful and great hosts.  I really appreciated the cleaners helping out also.  The pamphlet you provided on arrival is very informative and the most useful one I have ever seen. We really enjoyed the facilities provided as well as the perfect location.  Our unit was beautifully presented, very functional and comfortable. All in all we were very impressed as a group."  cheers Bryony (6th January 2018)

"Thanks so much for having us we had again the most wonderful time. Thanks so much we love love love your place and when I get a second I will praise the heck out of the place. Love all you hard work with the gardens they are beautiful! Thanks so much" Sarah (16th April, 2018)

As return visitors to the wonderful, family friendly Shores Holiday Apartments we find each time we visit that our accommodation is very clean, roomy and comfortable with everything required to make our stay pleasant.  It's a home away from home!

The grounds are well cared for and it's a pleasure to walk around checking out all the great plants.  Great pool and BBQ area's along with a tennis court which we used.  The beach is just a few steps away. We appreciate the friendliness of management, Kerryn and Peter and their knowledge of the area, they go above and beyond to make sure that our experience with them is a wonderful and memorable stay. We will be back. Kindest regards"  Liz and Charles (5th March, 2018)

Free things to do at The Shores

Looking down on Swimming pools
Beach at front of The Shores
Outdoor shaded BBQ area with tables and chairs
Children playing tennis on a full size concrete court
Timber seats flanking a free standing fire pit
Hopscotch pad

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