The Gold Coast in the south east corner of Queensland, Australia is famous for its holiday accommodation ranging from cheap backpacker hostels to the finest luxurious apartments on offer. It is an area for fun with nightlife and theme parks to suit all tastes. To learn all about the Gold Coast Resorts, read the guide below.
Resorts along the Gold Coast
There are hundreds of places to stay all along the miles of coastline of the Gold Coast. You have a choice among Gold Coast apartments, hotels and resort accommodation to suit any budget. Many are within walking distance of beaches, and of shopping and restaurant areas.
This area has resort style accommodation, many of which are within easy reach of the beaches, of the Gold Coast theme parks, of the marina and the city of Brisbane.
Surfers Paradise Possibly, the Surfers Paradise is the most famous area along the 40 kilometres of beaches that make up the city of Gold Coast. It has perfect beaches for both swimming and surfing and out of the water, there are great places to shop. There is an abundance of high-rise accommodation, restaurants and nightclubs. Broadbeach Broadbeach offers resort style accommodation and shopping opportunities with a café precinct full of pavement cafes and restaurants. Coolangatta resort This area is ideal for families. It is a place full of atmosphere and great beaches. It has a sunday market, a good selection of accommodation and plenty of bistros and cafés. Other areas of the Gold Coast Other popular places along the city’s waterfront and inland are Sanctuary Cove, Southport, Burleigh Heads, Mermaid Beach, Palm Beach, Stradbroke Island and Hinterlands.
Activities along the Gold Coast
Apart from swimming and relaxing
There is much more to the area than swimming in the sea or relaxing beside your resort's swimming pool.
Tour the Hinterland, inland and away from the coast and experience a world heritage listed rainforest during your visit complete with some amazing views of local wildlife.
Theme parks There are world-class theme parks along the coastline that are all easily accessible from your resort or apartment. Equally exciting is a boat trip to go whale watching. You can also go for a river trip or for a relaxing balloon flight. Nightlife Along with numerous nightclubs and bars, the region has casinos, all providing excellent entertainment for your evening and beyond.