Whether you’re swimming, surfing or just relaxing and working on your tan, the Gold Coast is the perfect place to base yourself for the ultimate sun-soaked holiday. The region has plenty of luxury resorts and hotels with easy access to the many golden beaches, plus plenty of amenities to help you relax and recharge.
Once you’ve worked on your summer glow, head into the Gold Coast Hinterland (known as the “green behind the gold”) for a walk through luscious, ancient rainforests and pick up some handmade souvenirs from the many local artists’ boutiques and galleries.
As the sun goes down, return to the heart of the Gold Coast to indulge in excellent food and drink from the some of the best restaurants in Queensland, as well as a range of nightlife to keep you entertained (and dancing) until the early hours. Here’s a rundown on some of the best hotels on the Gold Coast, so you can make sure you’re enjoying the sunshine in style.