Gold Coast Queensland
The Gold Coast Region is famous for its beaches, nightlife, shopping, theme parks and tropical hinterland. Located in Queensland on the New South Wales border, the Gold Coast area has over 70km of beautiful golden sandy beaches. There is a wide range of Gold Coast accommodation that is perfect for exploring all the Gold Coast has to offer - From sunny beaches, to unspoilt rainforests, water sports and fishing to theme parks, wineries and golf courses, to shopping, restaurants and nightlife. There is a Gold Coast hotel, resort or apartment to suit every budget and holiday need. Gold Coast City stretches from Beenleigh on the southern fringe of Logan City, for approximately 60km (38 miles) south to Coolangatta situated on the New South Wales border, and extends west to the foothills of the Great Dividing Range in World Heritage listed Lamington National Park. Tweed Heads and sections of Beaudesert are also commonly referred to as being a part of 'The Gold Coast' region. However, they do not fall into the statistical boundaries of Gold Coast City.
Beachfront esplanades, shopping precincts, exhilarating theme parks and relaxing restaurants. There is a wealth of Gold Coast attractions, entertainment, holiday accommodation facilities and services for holiday visitors to enjoy. Surfers Paradise accommadation is perfect for those wanting to be amongst the Gold Coast's renowned beach culture and fun-loving atmosphere, while Coolangatta apartments offer a relaxed environment for families to enjoy the beach. Many beaches are patrolled by volunteer life guards known as the Surf Life Savers and all swimmers are encouraged to swim in patrolled areas marked by red and yellow flags. Anything that involves water and fun in the sun can be found on the Gold Coast, from surfing and all types of water sports to recreational fishing and Broadbeach accommodation also acts as a great base for enjoying these activities. eg: Belle Maison Apartments - Broadbeach, Freshwater Point Resort
The Gold Coast is surely a golfer's paradise with over 20 courses within a 45 minute drive of Surfers Paradise acomodation, with Carrara/Palm Meadows hotels and Hope Island accommodation offering the chance to stay on the greens or within walking distance of the world-famous golf courses. Sanctuary Cove and Ashmore accommodation are also ideal when playing golf on the Gold Coast. The Gold Coast is also home to a couple of popular sporting teams, the Titan's NRL team, and the newly formed Gold Coast Blaze NBL team. If you're planning on watching a Titan's game, there is a range of accommodation near Carrara Stadium and accommodation near Skilled Park, which will save you loads of time and money on getting to the game. Try Nerang accommadation, handy to sporting venues on the Gold Coast. If you're in the Gold Coast for a Conference or Trade Show, or going to watch a Blaze game, there is a huge range of hotels near The Gold Coast Convention Centre at Broadbeach.
Gold Coast apartments and hotels are the ideal gateway for exploring the Gold Coast's most popular attractions - the theme parks. Sea World, Dreamworld, Warner Bros. Movie World and Wet'n'Wild are all 20 minutes drive or less from Surfers Paradise accommodation. Or stay at Helensvale which is just 5 minutes from the Gold Coast Theme Parks. Stay at the luxurious Towers of Chevron Renaissance in Surfers Paradise with all your shopping and entertainment needs at your door. Seaworld Resort is on the Spit at Main Beach and Southport accomodation or Surfers Paradise hotels are ideal for visiting Seaworld. Helensvale holiday parks are ideal for being close to the action of the Gold Coast theme parks. If you're looking for a natural high the Gold Coast Hinterland hotels and luxury bed and breakfasts and Mt Tamborine accommodation and Canungra are great for exploring the nearby national parks. Stay at O'Reilly's and Kooralbyn for accommodation in the Gold Coast Hinterland.
The Gold Coast really has shopping in the bag, with boutique stores on Cavill Avenue Mall in the heart of Surfers Paradise and major shopping centres Pacific Fair at Broadbeach and Australia Fair at Southport. Harbourtown shopping centre at Biggera Waters has over 70 factory outlet stores with up to 60% off normal retail prices. For an island holiday, accommodation on South Stradbroke Island includes resort accommodation at Couran Cove and luxury holiday houses.
Main Beach apartments are also ideal for a Gold Coast Holiday. Just north of Surfers Paradise. Labrador accommodation offers a quieter alternative for family holidays on the Gold Coast with resorts and self-contained apartments. Labrador is 5km north of Surfers Paradise, close to Southport and Runaway Bay. Coomera and Oxenford are the home of several Gold Coast Theme Parks including Warner Village Theme Parks Wet 'n' Wild and Warner Bros Movie World and in Coomera to the north - Dreamworld with its wild rides and Australian theming. Coomera is 30km from Surfers Paradise. Beenleigh motels are also ideal for holiday visitors wishing to stay between Brisbane and the Gold Coast. Beenleigh is situated on the fringe of Logan City.
Just south of Broadbeach is Kurrawa and Mermaid Beach. Offering beachfront Gold Coast holiday apartments and units. Kurrawa is home the Kurrawa Surf Life Saving Club with excellent parklands and nearby dining and shopping. Mermaid Beach apartments are usually a bit quieter then the popular Main Beach. Explore lots of neighbouring golf courses - at Robina, Carrara, shopping at Surfers Paradise or head to Burleigh. Nobby Beach is also a quiet beach for the family to relax in their accommodation on the Gold Coast. Miami offers a peaceful and relaxing beachfront, Miami also has BBQ and picnic areas. Burleigh Heads offers great surf and is a venue for major international surfboard riding tournaments. With Burleigh Heads hotels, motels and apartments this is ideal accommodation for a Gold Coast holiday. The Burleigh Headland offers magical views north to Surfers Paradise. Tallebudgera accommodation caters for everyone. Head to the surf or enjoy the still waters of Tallebudgera Creek.
Palm Beach offers a boardwalk with numerous table and chairs on the beach front. Enjoy the open beach or relax while the children play in the playground. Palm Beach offers resort accommodation and apartments. Stay at Isle of Palms Resort at Elanora with apartment and penthouse accommodation. Currumbin accommodation boasts impressive views in all directions, while young families enjoy the gentle surf and rock pools. Currumbin beach is well known for its clean beaches and is also home to The Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary. The Currimbin Valley also provides accommodation for those who wish to getaway for a holiday. Tugun beachfront accommodation is a fantastic beach for families visiting the Gold Coast featuring BBQ and picnic areas eg: Crystal Beach holiday apartments Tugun. Accommodation in Bilinga allows you to enjoy the open beach of Bilinga or take a relaxing stroll along the walkway.
North Kirra accommodation is also ideal for families with a gentle swimming beach. Kirra is a surfing hotspot that challenges the experienced surfer and caters for beginners closer to shore. Coolangatta accommodation is ideal for beach lovers with popular protected beaches with great surfing. Stroll along the bistros and cafes or enjoy the fantastic views from Point Danger. Escape the hustle and bustle of the Gold Coast and enjoy the gentle surf of Greenmount beach and stay at a Greenmount motel or unit. Take a walk around the point to catch a glimpse of the whales on their annual migration. Rainbow Bay accommodation - Rainbow Bay is the southern most Gold Coast Beach and offers an extensive sandy beach and a sheltered area for swimmers close to shore. Tweed Heads just over the border in New South Wales is great for Gold Coast visitors wishing to take advantage of the clubs including Twin Towns Services Club. Or explore the Tweed Coast.
Mudgeeraba is nestled in the foothills of Springbrook, 15km south west of Surfers Paradise. Accomodation in Mudgeeraba includes retreat accomodation for a stressbuster Gold Coast holiday. Accommodation in Springbrook includes luxury 5 star hotels and bed and breakfast accommodation, ideal for exploring the Springbrook National Park.
There is a huge range of accommodation on the Gold Coast with family holiday parks for budget Gold Coast holiday accomodation. For the ultimate in holiday accomodation stay in a luxury hotel or Gold Coast penthouse. There are affordable Gold Coast motels and units, cosy bed and breakfast accomodation and holiday resorts for an all round holiday. You can stay at Jupiters Casino or in the Seaworld Resort. The accommodation choices on the Gold Coast are endless ... The choice is yours!