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.Mayfield St...more
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1/6 Alice Street Alexandra Headland 4572 Australia
Located 5 minutes' walk from Alexandra Headland Beach, Apartment Binnaway offers 2 bedrooms and a patio. Guests enjoy an on-site swimming pool.Apartment Binnaway Alexandra Headland is 5 minutes' dri...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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238-240 Alexandra Parade Alexandra Headland 4572 Australia
Located 19 miles from Noosa Heads and half a mile from Mooloolaba, Tawarri 8 offers accommodations in Alexandra Headland. The property features views of the sea and is 9 miles from Caloundra. Free pri...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.Warroo Apartments is a 10-minute walk from Alexan...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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23 Juan Street, Alexandra Headland Alexandra Headland 4572 Australia
Located in Alexandra Headland, this air-conditioned vacation home features a terrace. The property is 19 miles from Noosa Heads and features views of the sea. Free private parking is available on site...more
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1/26 Mayfield Street Alexandra Headland 4572 Australia
Just a 150 metre walk from Alexandra Headland Beach, 1/26 on Mayfield is ideally positioned to enjoy all the beach has to offer.This renovated property offers a 2-bedroom apartment. All linen and beac...more
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2/26 Mayfield Street Alexandra Headland 4572 Australia
Just a 150 metre walk from the golden sands of Alexandra Headland Beach, 2/26 on Mayfield is offers renovated 2-bedroom air-conditioned apartments with access to an outdoor pool. Wrap around balconies...more
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Unit 3, 26 Mayfield Street Alexandra Headland 4572 Australia
The golden sands and rolling waves of Alexandra Headland Beach are just a 150 metre walk away when you stay at 3/26 on Mayfield. Guests have access to an outdoor swimming pool.The air-conditioned reno...more
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Tindarra, Unit 7, 4 Pacific Terrace Alexandra Headland 4572 Australia
Tindarra Unit 7 offers accommodations in Alexandra Headland. Tindarra Unit 7 features views of the sea and is 19 miles from Noosa Heads.Mooloolaba is 0.7 miles from Tindarra Unit 7, and Caloundra is 9...more
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7/268 Alexandra Parade Alexandra Headland 4572 Australia
Located 2 minutes' walk from Alexandra Headland Beach and 5 minutes' walk from Mooloolaba Esplanade, Apartment The Headlands 7 offers access to an outdoor pool and partial ocean views. Guests enjoy fr...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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