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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23 Mayfield Street Alexandra Headland 4572 Australia
Enjoying the surf, sun and sand is easy when you stay at Mayfield Street 23, located just 250 metres from Alexandra Headland Beach. There is a patio with an outdoor dining area and a BBQ as well as a...more
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2 Maroubra Street Alexandra Headland 4572 Australia
Located opposite Alexandra Headland Beach, Mylos Holiday Apartments offers 2 swimming pools and a restaurant. Each of the self-contained apartments features a balcony offering sea views and a fully eq...more
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21-23 Okinja Road Alexandra Headland 4572 Australia
When you stay at Alex Beach Cabins in Alexandra Headland, you'll be by the sea and convenient to Sunshine Plaza and Mooloolaba Beach. This 4-star cabin is within close proximity of Underwater World S...more
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174 Alexandra Parade Alexandra Headland 4572 Australia
Located in Alexandra Headland, Mandolin Resort is on the Strip and convenient to Mooloolaba Beach and Underwater World Sea Life. This apartment is within close proximity of Sunshine Plaza and Kawana...more
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3/14 Mary Street Alexandra Headland 4572 Australia
Just 250 metres from Alexandra Headland Beach, Apartment Warroo features an outdoor swimming pool. This self-contained apartment offers free parking....more
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10/268 Alexandra Parade Alexandra Headland 4572 Australia
Just a 5-minute walk to Mooloolaba or Alexandra Headland Beaches, Apartment The Headlands 10 features a balcony with ocean and pool views. An outdoor swimming pool as well as a children's pool are on...more
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Tindarra, Unit 7, 4 Pacific Terrace Alexandra Headland 4572 Australia
Located a 5-minute walk to Alexandra Headland's main beach, 7 Tindarra boasts ocean views. 7 Tindarra Alexandra Headland's is a 5-minute walk from various cafes, restaurants and shops.This 2-bedroom a...more
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53 Yakola Parade Alexandra Headland 4572 Australia
Alexandra Headland offers apartment accommodation in Alexandra Headland on the Sunshine Coast, less than 10 minutes' walk to local beaches, cafes and restaurants.It is just 10 minutes' drive to Mooloo...more
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236 Alexandra Parade Unit 15 Alexandra Headland 4572 Australia
Located directly opposite Alexandra Headland Beach and The Bluff surf point, this apartment features ocean views. Alex Headland Beachfront is a spacious 2 bedroom apartment, with access to resort faci...more
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40 Oloway Crescent Alexandra Headland 4572 Australia
Featuring accommodation with a balcony, Oloway 40 is located in Alexandra Headland. Guests staying at this holiday home have access to a fully equipped kitchen.Noosa Heads is 30 km from the holiday ho...more
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180 Alexandra Parade Alexandra Headland 4572 Australia
Facing the seafront in Alexandra Headland, alex beach resort boasts a garden. The accommodation at this 4-star resort has sea views, and guests can enjoy access to a children's playground.The room inc...more
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18 Edward Street Alexandra Headland 4572 Australia
Elysee Alexandra Headland is situated in Alexandra Headland.Each of the air-conditioned units feature a kitchen with a dishwasher, an oven and dining area. There is a private bathroom with shower in a...more
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8 Leo Crescent Alexandra Headland 4572 Australia
Boasting air-conditioned accommodation with a terrace, Townhouse 250m to the Beach is an apartment located in Alexandra Headland. This apartment features accommodation with free WiFi.Opening onto a ba...more
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10/18 EDWARD STREET Alexandra Headland 4572 Australia
Boasting air-conditioned accommodation with a balcony, 10 On Elysee - Perfect Beachfront Getaway is set in Alexandra Headland. This self-catered apartment has a garden.The apartment is fitted with 2 b...more
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5/18 Edward Street Alexandra Headland 4671 Australia
Situated in Alexandra Headland in the Queensland region, 5 On Elysee Alexandra Headland is an apartment boasting a terrace. The property features garden views and is 31 km from Noosa Heads.This air-co...more

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