The Gold Coast, home to over half a million people, is situated in the south-east corner of the Sunshine State known as Queensland with a coastline stretching from South Stradbroke Island to Rainbow Bay. Not only is the Gold Coast famous for it’s long and beautiful sandy beaches, but it boasts a laid-back lifestyle surrounded by surfing and swimming. Beyond the beaches, the Gold Coast offers canals, rainforest walks and hikes, and waterfall adventures which can all be discovered within a short drive to the Gold Coast’s subtropical hinterland. For the night owls, the city boasts a night-life of events, entertainment, and a booming culinary scene. For the thrill-seekers, the famous world-class theme parks are only a short drive from the coastline to get your heart racing.
Top 10 Things-to-do on the Gold Coast
- Visit the bustling Surfers Paradise
- Feel like a local and sit on Burleigh Hill in the picturesque Burleigh Heads
- Experience paddle-boarding down Currumbin Creek
- Restaurant or bar hop in the trendy Palm Beach
- Feed your adrenalin at Dreamworld, Wet 'n' Wild, and Movie World
- Be amongst nature in Springbrook, Gold Coast Hinterland
- Experience fine-dining on the waterfront Marina Mirage
- Take the little ones to Sea World Marine Park to feed the dolphins
- Get your shopping fix at the newly refurbished Pacific Fair, Broadbeach
- For the adults, check out Dracula’s Cabaret Show to get the ride of your life through a horror-themed entertainment
Other Gold Coast Destinations
Book an unforgettable family holiday at Australia’s only theme park resort, located on the stunning Gold Coast.
Cutting edge extravagance awaits at JW Marriott Gold Coast Resort & Spa; our spectacular 5 star accommodation boasts upscale, award winning benefits whilst being placed in the perfect Gold Coast location.
Hilton Surfers Paradise Residences boasts central location in the city’s main business and entertainment district – close to the city center and just a short walk from the world famous Surfers Paradise Beach.
Hilton Hotels are renowned over the world for spectacular levels of quality and service.
Conveniently positioned right in the heart of the bustling Surfers Paradise, Mantra Towers of Chevron offers elegant, comfortable living in Gold Coast resort-style accommodation.
Mantra Crown Towers is a spectacular family friendly resort on the Gold Coast, with the amazing golden beaches right on your doorstep.
You really will feel on top of the world here at Mantra Circle on Cavill in the heart of the vibrant Surfers Paradise. Take in the stunning panoramic views from one of the two Mantra Circle on Cavill towers, the tallest stretching 69 storeys high.
Located just metres away from the stunning golden sand beaches and the beautiful blue Pacific Ocean of Surfers Paradise, Mantra Sun City is the perfect destination to unwind on a gorgeous Gold Coast beachside holiday.
Mantra Legends Hotel unlocks sun, surf, sand and the very best the Gold Coast has to offer.
Perfectly situated right in the heart of the vibrant Surfers Paradise just a hop, skip and a jump away from the stunning golden sand beaches, Mantra on View Hotel is the perfect choice of accommodation when visiting Queensland's famous Gold Coast.
For bars, clubs, restaurants and the buzzing nightlife of Surfers Paradise, Mantra Wings Surfers Paradise is the perfect place to stay.
Surfers Paradise accommodation doesn't get much more central or convenient than Paradise Centre Apartments.
The sculpted towers of Peppers Broadbeach soar above the Gold Coast city skyline.
You will find yourself feeling on top of the world, soaring 30 levels above the Gold Coast at the Mantra Sierra Grand, one of Broadbeach's best accommodation options.
If you're looking for a lavish, modern coastal resort experience, Mantra Broadbeach on the Park offers gorgeous accommodation just metres from the Gold Coast's beautiful golden beaches. Restaurants, nightlife and shopping malls are all available right on your doorstep.
At BreakFree Diamond Beach in Broadbeach, relax and unwind on the beautiful Gold Coast in top tier accommodatino that won't break the bank. For family and couple holidays you can't look past our stunning accommodation here in Broadbeach.
This fun-filled family holiday destination is a one stop shop for every family for fun, adventure, relaxation and unforgettable memories that will be with you forever.
Paradise Resort Gold Coast is renowned as a "Heaven for Kids...Paradise for Parents!"
Live large on the beautiful Gold Coast, taking in the promise of sun, sand and surf. Whether in town for business or play, at the brand new Avani Broadbeach.
Synergy Apartments in Broadbeach are contemporary accommodation offering the best in lifestyle and convenience.
Rising 40 levels, on the corner of Queensland and Jubilee Avenues, Qube is set to create a new destination precinct for Broadbeach.
Take a moment to unwind on your very own private balcony as you take in the stunning spanning views of the Gold Coast from our amazing resort BreakFree Acapulco.
If you want to be right in the action on the Gold Coasts famous glitter strip, BreakFree Beachpoint Surfers Paradise is the perfect accommodation option for you.
BreakFree Cosmopolitan offers amazing accommodation that won't break the bank. Right in the heart of Surfers Paradise your getaway will be filled with amazing dining experiences, shopping and unwinding at one of the most popular beaches in Queensland.
Take a moment to unwind and relax at the breathtaking BreakFree Imperial Surf in Surfers Paradise, discover hidden treasures on the Gold Coast and enjoy some of the best views of the stunning golden beaches.
Indulge in the relaxing Gold Coast lifestyle with sun, surf, sand and shopping right on your doorstep why stay anywhere else, Breakfree Longbeach in Surfers Paradise.
If you're looking for great value apartment accommodation right in the heart of Surfers Paradise, Breakfree Moroccan is the perfect location for your next getaway.
At BreakFree Peninsula you'll encounter the ultimate Gold Coast getaway, taking in the stunning sights of the infamous Surfers Paradise from your high-rise loft.
Mantra at Sharks, the epitome of ultra-modern accommodation with an affordable price tag, boasting 120 well appointed rooms, this Southport hotel is perfect for families and high fliers alike.
Situated on the absolutely breathtaking Marine Parade overlooking the world-renowned surf beaches of Kirra, Greenmount and Rainbow Bay, Mantra Coolangatta Beach is the perfect base for your next tropical getaway to the Gold Coast.
Situated on the breathtaking Southern end of the Gold Coast, Mantra Twin Towns is the perfect location to stay to enjoy some of the worlds most amazing surf beaches and to be close to all of the main attractions in Coolangatta and the Tweed Coast.
Artique Resort is located just a short stroll from the bustling mecca of Surfers Paradise and iconic beaches.
The stunning Wave Resort on the Gold Coast is the perfect holiday destination for couples and families seeking exceptional accommodation. Featuring one, two and three bedroom fully self-contained apartments and luxurious sub penthouses with breathtaking water views. These apartments were expertly designed to impress with unique and modern kitchen facilities and quality furnishings.
Beachcomber Resort Surfers Paradise is located in the heart of the Gold Coast, 3 minutes’ walk from the shops, restaurants, and bars on Cavill Avenue.
InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort reflects the grand, graceful architecture of a Queensland estate.
Discover what makes voco™ reliably different in our luxury Surfers Paradise accommodation, where the finest amenities are enhanced by a personal touch.
Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise offers a resort-style pool, leisure and wellness centre, and a private dining experience at Balthazar Wine & Dine.
Find your perfect family or group holiday located in the heart of the Gold Coast with our choice of fully self-contained Gold Coast accommodation.
Just 5 minutes’ walk from the beach, Meriton Suites Broadbeach offers luxurious accommodation.
Boardwalk Burleigh Beach is a luxurious oasis designed to offer you the best in lifestyle and location.
O’Reilly’s is a Gold Coast Hinterland Rainforest Retreat and has welcomed travellers from around the world for over 93 years to escape, experience and connect with nature, family and friends.
Belle Maison Resort is the perfect holiday choice for superior Broadbeach accommodation at an affordable price.
Unwind in 4 1/2 star luxury and see for yourself why Reflections Coolangatta Beach is the perfect choice for guests seeking pure endulgence and relaxation on the beautiful Gold Coast.
Live large on the beautiful Gold Coast, taking in the promise of sun, sand and surf.
Situated on the beautiful Gold Coast, taking in the promise of sun, sand and surf is a definite.
Australia’s First Integrated Golf Resort, A unique eco experience, with activities from sky to water
When you’re ready for a Gold Coast getaway where you can take a stroll along the beach or shop til’ you drop at Pacific Fair, the perfect place to call your Gold Coast home is Oaks Gold Coast Hotel .
Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach offers 5-star luxury accommodation in the heart of Broadbeach, just a few steps away from the beach and five minutes from Surfers Paradise.
Q1 Resort & Spa’s Skypoint Observation Deck rises 230 m above Surfers Paradise, with 360° views over the Gold Coast hinterland, Pacific Ocean and Byron Bay.
Rhapsody Resort offers modern and luxurious self-contained accommodation with free WiFi and free parking.
A perfect resort experience, ideally located in the heart of the Gold Coast for your next family friendly holiday.
Swell Resort is a 4.5 star holiday complex situated in popular Burleigh Heads on Queensland’s beautiful Gold Coast.
Sandpiper apartments are located on the Gold Coast in subtropical Queensland Australia.
Escape for a seaside break to remember at our Burleigh Heads holiday apartments.
The jewel in Surfers Paradise’s crown has finally flung open its doors, ushering in a new standard for luxury holiday accommodation here on the Gold Coast.
Welcome to the newly renovated Vibe Hotel Gold Coast. With a prime position in the heart of Surfers Paradise, Vibe Hotel Gold Coast is moments from sandy beaches, the famous Esplanade, and boasts picturesque views of the Nerang River.
We bring together old-fashioned family fun with nature, adventures, modern facilities and fun activities to make your Gold Coast holiday complete – creating happy, long lasting ‘forever’ memories.
Enrich your commercial enterprise time out or getaway with your partner with a stay at Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, Gold Coast. Located on the pristine seashores of Gold Coast and minutes from Surfers Paradise, our 5-star, oceanfront accommodation is linked to the Marina Mirage Shopping precinct with the aid of skybridge.
Wyndham Surfers Paradise is a contemporary hotel ideal for a tranquil beach escape.
Oaks Gold Coast Calypso Plaza Suites offers family-friendly Coolangatta hotel accommodation on Queensland's famous Gold Coast.
Bombora Resort and Bombora Coach Tours is a privately owned and operated Australian company specialising in Seniors Accommodation and Tours. Owners, Troy and Leisa Smith purchased the Bombora Resort, Coolangatta, Queensland in 2005.
Burleigh Beach Tower offers 1 and 2-Bedroom apartments for your Gold Coast family accommodation in the heart of Burleigh Heads.
Located in Gold Coast, Circle On Cavill 2316 offers a patio with river and mountain views, as well as an outdoor pool, indoor pool and fitness center. The air-conditioned accommodations is 601 m from Budds Beach, and guests benefit from complimentary WiFi and private parking available on site.
There are few resorts that create beautiful memories that last a life time. Experience the serene ambience of the Marrakesh and you’ll discover why so many of our guests return year after year.
Palazzo Versace Gold Coast truly reflects the 5-star essence of the Versace brand. Here you can find some of the finest luxury apartments on the Gold Coast, symbolising pure indulgence, ultimate relaxation and the very best that is possible in life.
Chateau Beachside Apartments are perfectly situated on the beachfront of the Gold Coast, and right in the heart of the best shopping, dining and entertainment in Surfers Paradise.
Experience an Island Break in the heart of surfers paradise on the glorious gold coast. Situated on the Nerang River, our budget accommodation Surfers Paradise features fantastic views, comfortable self contained apartments and all the leisure facilities you expect from a 5 star resort, without the price tag.
Located in Gold Coast, Circle On Cavill Sub penthouse offers a patio with river and mountain views, as well as an outdoor pool, indoor pool and spa centre. The air-conditioned accommodations is 601 m from Budds Beach, and guests benefit from complimentary Wi-Fi and private parking available on site.
Set on the shores of the Gold Coast Broadwater, The Grand Apartments Gold Coast are just 15 minutes’ drive north of Surfers Paradise. Movie World and Dreamworld are a 15-minute drive away.
Capricornia Apartments a 16 level high-rise, and is situated a short stroll from the hub of Broadbeach CBD of shops & restaurants, the Gold Coast Convention Centre, The Star Casino Gold Coast, and Pacific Fair Shopping Centre and the patrolled Kurrawa Surf Beach.