Conference Accommodation

Oceanique, the conference venue, is on the sea front at West Beach, a 5 minute stroll from The Retreat at West Beach Parks (formerly West Beach Parks Resort).  

Luxury accommodation can be booked in Villas and Bungalows at The Retreat at West Beach Parks that can be shared by up to 6 people.  There are lawn areas and a pool for relaxing. Enjoy the fantastic location with only a short taxi ride to and from the airport, or to the coastal holiday destination of Glenelg.  There is a walking path along the entire Adelaide shore for your morning stroll.  

Please note that accommodation needs to be booked directly with The Retreat at West Beach Parks. There is a family caravan park next door with affordable cabins, and other nearby accommodation options at Glenelg.  

What happens to our 2020 accommodation bookings now the National Conference has been deferred to 2022?

The Retreat at West Beach Parks COVID-19 cancellation policy is that guests will receive a full refund should government COVID-19 regulations prevent them from travelling to stay with us.

The Retreat has reviewed their terms and conditions which have  different rules depending upon the type of booking. Some members have booked a cabin and paid a deposit and others have jumped on one of the special deals which require the full amount to be paid, so the outcomes were different. The terms and conditions relate to cancellations rather than changing a booking so they have provided the following advice. 

If you have booked and paid a deposit, the deposit can be credited to a deferred booking in 2022.

o   If you prefer to cancel and rebook, the deposit will be refunded less a $30 cancellation fee.

If you have booked a special deal and paid the full amount, the full payment can be deferred as a credit against a deferred booking in 2022.

o   There will be a small additional cost if the price goes up in the meantime.

o   If you cancel the booking, you will not receive any refund.

Where a group of members have shared the payment of a cabin booking but a different group of members are planning to occupy the cabin next year, you are advised to defer the booking and rework your payments amongst those who have paid already and those who intend to attend Conference in 2022.

The Retreat at West Beach Parks 

Military Road West Beach SA  

Clubs and states are encouraged to organise shared accommodation.  There is a range of 4, 5 and 6 bed cabins which you can explore on the website.    You can choose from Deluxe Bungalows, Executive Villas and Holiday Units, all with kitchens and living spaces and most with extended decks. Main bedrooms have a king bed which they will split into 2 beds if you require. You can specify your preferred cabin when you book by selecting from the resort map. Access cabins are available, there is resort-wide free Wi-Fi and supplies can be purchased from reception.

You can book online, email or call 1800 444 567.  

Look for hot offers that are always available on the website. You can specify your preferred cabin when you book by selecting from the resort map.   Budget family accommodation is available at the Big4 Caravan Park next door.

Check the fly through video and explore the whole West Beach Parks complex including the golf course:

  1.40 moves from the caravan park to The Retreat at West Beach Parks 

  2.10 moves over the Adelaide Sailing Club complex where the Friday Forum and the Conference will be held

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