The World’s first Sand Hostel is coming to the Gold Coast

Hostelworld and Gold Coast Tourism are bringing something BIG to the Gold Coast this September.

The two have joined forces to create the world’s first ever Sand Hostel on the iconic Gold Coast foreshore, offering one-off experiences and unique activities over a three-day event.

Located on the stunning Kurrawa Terrace, the Sand Hostel will be open to the public from 20 – 22 September and will offer two exclusive accommodation spaces for guests (an eight bed dorm and one private double room). Those not staying at the hostel can also come and enjoy the facilities during the day and live music into the evening at the beachfront lounge area and bar. Food trucks, plus a variety of activities including beach volleyball, surf lessons, beach yoga, sand sculpting classes and more will also be on offer.

Anyone wishing to stay at the exclusive Sand Hostel will have to either win the opportunity via the Hostelworld Facebook page, or book one of the limited spots via the Hostelworld website.

The Sand Hostel has been created by production designer, Jon Dowding, whose feature film achievements include Mad Max and The Blue Lagoon. World champion sand sculptor Denis
Masoud, or ‘Sandman’ as he is known, is building the sand structure and will add impeccable finishing touches to the enormous construction, which will use approximately 24 tonnes of

Check out the stunning gallery below:



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