Sunshine Coast

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Beachside destination with a country feel

Located just one hour from Brisbane lies a sunny paradise - the Sunshine Coast. This popular holiday destination is a perfect blend of the party atmosphere of the Gold Coast mixed with the relaxed, tranquil environment of the Whitsundays. Spectacular white sand beaches, lush subtropical rainforests, great food and plenty of outdoor activities, you don’t need to look any further for a holiday destination.

Kids are instant fans of the Sunshine Coast with its expansive beaches and laid back atmosphere. Attractions such as Australia Zoo, Aussie World and UnderWater World will keep them busy. As the perfect weather lends itself to outdoor pursuits, there are a never-ending list of adventure and sports activities to fill your days including snorkelling, kayaking, kite boarding, cycling, rock climbing and much, much more!

Follow the crowds or listen to the locals?

The most popular time of year to head to the Sunshine Coast, judging by the crowds, is the Christmas/New Year period and Easter. If you ask a local though, they will tell you winter with its clear blue skies and consistent temperatures in the mid 20’s is the ideal time of year.

Top 6 Things to Do on the Sunshine Coast

1. Spend time on the beach and surf the coast at impressive locations including Coolum and Noosa
2. Snap up a bargain and enjoy fresh local produce at the Eumundi Markets
3. Experience a horse ride along the long stretch of white beach of Noosa North Shore
4. Rejuvenate in one of the many day spas and resorts
5. Mingle with locals and have a drink at one of the surf clubs while taking in the impressive water views and sunset
6. Enjoy a day or overnight trip to the World Heritage Listed Fraser island

Top 3 Events on the Sunshine Coast

1. The electric atmosphere of the Woodford Folk Festival held annually between Christmas and New Year
2. The Noosa International Food and Wine Festival in May celebrates all things food, wine and lifestyle
3. Spectators and fit competitors flock to the Noosa Triathlon in October – November

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813 Hunchy Road, Hunchy Montville 4555 Australia
Offering an outdoor pool and wrap around balconies with tree top views, this beautiful bed and breakfast is located in Hunchy, Queensland. The property offers views along the rainforest valley to the...more
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3/13 Bradman Ave Maroochydore 4558 Australia
Bayz on the River is a self-catering accommodation located in Maroochydore. FreeWiFi access is available. Accommodation will provide you with a TV, air conditioning and a balcony. There is a full kitc...more
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1167 Landsborough Maleny Road, Maleny Maleny 4552 Australia
Offering free WiFi and free parking, Bridle Guesthouse is located in Maleny. All accommodation offers a patio and a kitchenette or fully equipped kitchen. The property offers expansive grounds and a h...more
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15 Regent ct. Coolum Beach 4573 Australia
With its unique timber structure and boutique resort feel, The Dome House provides guests with an outdoor swimming pool, tropical garden, free WiFi and on-site parking.The Dome House is located a 10-m...more
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48 Kauri Street Cooroy 4563 Australia
Just 2 minutes' walk from Cooroy Train Station, Cooroy Luxury Motel Apartments offer accommodation with free WiFi and a private patio with garden views. Free parking is available on site.Cooroy Luxury...more
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383 Curramore Rd Maleny 4552 Australia
Maleny Luxury Cottages is located in the Sunshine Coast hinterland, just outside Maleny. All cottages feature a spa bath and offer views of Mary Valley and the Connondale Ranges.The luxury cottages ar...more

  • Rated 5 out of 5 by 86
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29 Panorama Drive Doonan 4562 Australia
After enjoying an included breakfast, guests can wander off to the luxurious pool and hydro spa for a day of relaxation. Views over the tree tops, towards the ocean can be enjoyed from all areas of th...more
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284 Western Ave Montville 4560 Australia
Montville Misty View Cottages offers private cottage accommodation in Montville. Free private undercover parking is provided.Each cottage has a fully equipped kitchen and BBQ on the deck with seating...more
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69 McCarthy Road Maleny 4552 Australia
Guests staying in this holiday home can sit by the lake and listen to the peaceful sounds of kookaburras in the surrounding trees. Set within an oasis, the pool provides the perfect place to cool off....more
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20 Lilly Pilly Rise Eumundi 4562 Australia
Set on a hilltop, Phoenix Eumundi Bed and Breakfast boasts sweeping views over the Noosa Hinterland. Guests can enjoy the views while swimming in the outdoor pool, or relaxing on the sun terrace.Eumundi...more
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917 David Low Way Marcoola 4564 Australia
With a stay at San Marino Marcoola Beach in Marcoola, you'll be on the beach and close to Twin Waters Golf Club and Mt Coolum Golf Club. This 4-star apartment is within the vicinity of Sunshine Plaza...more
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953 Maleny Montville Road Maleny 4552 Australia
Set in Maleny, House of Laurels Holiday Homes features accommodation with free WiFi and access to a garden with a barbecue.Each unit is fitted with a fully equipped kitchen with a microwave, a firepla...more

  • Rated 3 out of 5 by 76
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60-68 Western Ave Montville 4560 Australia
Montville Holiday Apartments is located in Montville, 3.1 km from Kondalilla Falls and features air-conditioned accommodation with free WiFi, as well as access to an outdoor swimming pool and BBQ faci...more
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81 Sixth Avenue Maroochydore 4558 Australia
When you stay at Elouera Tower Beachfront Apartments in Maroochydore, you'll be near the beach and convenient to Sunshine Plaza and Mooloolaba Beach. This 4-star apartment is within close proximity o...more
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95-107 Main Street Montville 4560 Australia
With a stay at Treetops Seaview Montville in Montville, you'll be convenient to Kondalilla National Park and Sunshine Coast Hinterland Great Walk. This 4.5-star tree house is within the vicinity of La...more

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