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June 8, 2020 | Guest Post by: Suzie Vermeulen
The Sunshine Coast is one of the best regions to visit in Queensland, Australia. You'll find gorgeous beaches, amazing weather all year round, and fun attractions everywhere, including Australia Zoo, surf lessons on Australia’s longest beginner waves, multiple national parks, and much more!
As you plan your trip, check out some of the best hotels for you to get your bliss on and look at what you can do near each one.
Those looking for luxury accommodations can't go wrong with Picture Point Terrace in Noosa. Noosa National Park is one of the top attractions in the area and features several walking trails that include the ocean way that takes you along the water and to Sunshine Beach. This resort offers luxurious apartments with two or three bedrooms and has a penthouse that you can rent, which has four bedrooms. All apartments come with a private deck that has a Jacuzzi too. Indulge in a Noosa heaven of luxury and completely relax!
Not far away from Picture Point Terrace is Bella Casa Noosa. This resort lets you book an apartment with one to three bedrooms. No matter which one you choose, you'll get a large and private balcony with a personal BBQ. Mere minutes from the Noosa Main Beach, it also has a central location on Hastings Street that puts you close to dozens of shops and restaurants. It has a heated outdoor swimming pool that is open every day. If you bring or rent a car, you'll find secure parking too, which is a luxury on its own when visiting Noosa Heads where parking can be a big hassle. Bella Casa Noosa is all about offering you a stress-free holiday to completely bliss out.
Parkshores Sunshine Beach Noosa Holiday Apartments are perfect for those who want to stay close to both Noosa National Park and Sunshine Beach. Sunshine Beach offers mind blowing beaches, that are great for surfing and other adventure sports. You can go for endless beach walks, or simply enjoy the amazing cafes and restaurants this little suburb offers. After a day at the beach, you can come home to an apartment with two bathrooms and enough space for up to four people. You can use the on-site swimming pool or enjoy the views of the beach from your private balcony.
When you stay in the Grand Palais Beachside Resort, you'll find yourself in the heart of Alexandra Headlands, just cross the street and you are at one of the Sunshine Coast’s best surfing spots. Several major shopping centres’ are just a short drive and offer some of the best Cinema, dining, and Shopping experiences in Queensland. The resort itself offers a range of accommodation from ground floor studio apartments to 1,2- and 3-bedroom apartments over 4 floors. Top floor apartments come with a private rooftop terrace with BBQ and outdoor setting - and have the best views of the coast and city night lights with the majority of apartments on all floors having sensational ocean views. Sea Life Sunshine Coast is a 25-minute stroll and Australia Zoo and Aussie World are within a short drive or a shuttle can be arranged.
Another amazing place to stay when visiting Maroochydore and Alexandra Headlands, is Oaks Sunshine Coast Seaforth Resort. This family-friendly resort has the perfect location close to all local attractions in Alexandra Headlands, and it located along the popular “Sunshine Strip”. Do you love blissing out on the beach? Luckily, you’re just footsteps away from the Sunshine Coast’s most stunning beaches for a beachside escape you won’t forget.
This little slice of rainforest paradise has six luxury cottages nestled into nature. Narrows Escape is the perfect place to relax, unwind, and curl up by a crackling log fire or soak in a spa bath made for two. Immerse yourself in nature but enjoy all of life’s little luxuries. It’s only 5 minutes’ drive from the picturesque artisan village of Montville in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. With breathtaking views of the Sunshine Coast, it is easy to spend the day wandering through galleries, boutiques, cute shops, cafés, restaurants, or stopping for a beer at the micro-brewery, in this quiet mountain village. Spend another day hiking the national parks to find the best waterfalls and secluded swimming holes.
If you like to immerse yourself with nature and spectacular views, then the Glasshouse Mountains Ecolodge, which is also eco-friendly, is your place to stay. When you stay here, you're within walking distance of the various climbs, walking and hiking trails in the famous Glasshouse Mountains. Though some trails are better suited for beginners, advanced hikers and climbers will find some great trails too. You also have the chance to take in the amazing views and learn about the history of Aboriginal people. The resort has small bungalows that are perfect for romantic trips or larger accommodations for families. When you choose this lodge, you can also get help booking an adventure trip that lets you see the mountains from the sky when you jump out of an airplane.
Also near the Glasshouse Mountains is Glass on Glasshouse. It is so close to the Glasshouse Mountains National Park that you can walk there. This lets you explore the volcanic plugs, native fauna, and historic sites. If you want to learn how the country formed, this is where you'll want to go. This resort has the vow factor that many people look for on vacation due to the amazing views and wild animals that live nearby. You might even find kangaroos playing outside your cottage. Each of the three cottages features a king bed and a double spa in the bathroom along with a wall of windows that bring a touch of the outdoors into your vacation rental.
This was just a handful of activities the beautiful Sunshine Coast has to offer. There are also several big events every year such as the Noosa Food & Wine Festival, Queensland Garden Expo, where you can see some of the most beautiful flowers in the world, and the 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon. Not only can you run in the marathon, but you can volunteer your time or cheer on the other runners. No matter what you want to do, you can book a stay in one of the best hotels on the Sunshine Coast to make your stay unforgettable.
About the Author:
Suzie Vermeulen is the founder of Boom Local SEO. Innovative, passionate and hard-working local search expert for tourism and hospitality, with a proven track record of building strong SEO strategies to create quality leads. Always on top of the latest Google trends. Local Guide in her own local region, Sunshine Coast, Australia. Knows all the best (hidden) places to eat, drink, and stay!Back to overview
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