Gold Coast is a lovely-friendly coastal city situated in a picturesque landscape in the South East of Queensland, Australia. Every year tourists from around the world come here for their short or long vacations. The city is very popular as a beach holiday destination: from golden beaches to sparkling blue waters and from beachfront boulevards to tropical rainforest hinterland, Gold Coast has something to offer for visitors of all ages. Every taste and every budget is catered for.
The easiest way to get to Gold Coast is to take a ticket to one of airlines that land on Brisbane Airport located just one hour from the city. There are two ways to reach the airport: through a cab or train that will take you to either international or domestic terminal, as you want. It is well to mention that the cab is much more expensive and slower than the train service. Nevertheless the cheapest way is to rent a car and tour the fantastic hinterland on the way to the Gold Coast – the views are magnificent!
The beauty of this piece of heaven is often seen in a number of Hollywood films many of which are top winning movies. The beauty of Gold Coast means wildlife sanctuaries, National Parks to explore, magnificent beaches with clear waters and soft sand where visitors can lunge or practice water sports such as surf, snorkel, dive and boating. Night lovers have a great array of clubs, bars, casinos and floorshows to choose from. Families with children can opt for Gold Coast theme parks or renowned nature parks where they will be entertained all the day long. And you shouldn’t be worry about your meals because dining options in Gold Coast serving international dishes and local delights are available everywhere. A lot of sidewalk cafes can be found on the beachfront boulevards where you can enjoy your coffee or a refreshing.
Gold Coast hotels are also something to mention. Visitors can find here great Gold Coast accommodation at great prices! All the hotels are nestled in high rise buildings and towers, which serves as local icons. Many of the guest rooms offer amazing ocean views, not to mention the modern facilities which will make your stay comfortable. In and/or near the hotels you can find a lot of amenities including cafes, pools, spa salons, gyms etc.
For those who want to enjoy the friendly sub-tropical weather, the spectacular dance of colors during the sunshine and sunrise, the sandy beaches and the ocean’s crystal waters, then you must book a room in the Surfers Paradise region, famous for its sun, surf and sand. One of the best is Hotel Grand Chancellor Surfers Paradise. It is located just a 150 meter away from the beach and offers pleasant, modern and relaxing guest rooms equipped with all the facilities you can ask for. Each room opens magnificent views to the beach and city lights. The 36-story building has many shops, restaurants and nightclubs at its feet. Hotel amenities include an outdoor pool where you can relax between your beach getaways, a bar and lounge where you can enjoy a coffee or a refreshing; also you can play tennis on the outdoor tennis court. The greatest advantage of booking Hotel Grand Chancellor Surfers Paradise is that you can get to the beach by feet while enjoying the nature.
If you are looking for a friendly family Gold Coast hotel then Vibe Hotel Coast, located right on the beach, overlooking the beautiful Nerang River in Gold Coast and adjacent to the Gold Coast Highway, is what you need. Within walking distance from the hotel are located the next tourist attractions: Surfers Paradise Beach, the famous Wax House and the Ripley’s Believe it or Not museum. This 22-story Gold Coast accommodation offers a variety of guest rooms to suit every preference with city, river, or partial ocean views. All of them offer 4.5 star accommodation, service and facilities. After a long day spent on the beach or practicing water sports visitors can relax in the outdoor pool or at the fitness club. Vibe Hotel Coast also has two restaurants where guests can take their meals including lunch. The Curve Café serves breakfast and the Pool Bar serves lunch and dinner.
Besides great Gold Coast accommodation you will find here a lot of things to do, see and join. The most popular attraction for sure is the Surfers Paradise where a number of contests, competitions, events and festivals take place every year. Visitors from around the world come here to surf, dive, snorkel and boat. Visitors staying in a nearby Gold Coast hotel can reach here within walking distance. Nature lovers have a great array of National Parks, forests, reservations, wildlife sanctuaries and beaches to choose from. Lamington and Springbrook National Parks, Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary and O’Reilly’s are just some places where you can spot the nature of Gold Coast. History lovers can visit the Wax Museum, Hinze Dam, Historic Rivermill, Surf World Gold Coast etc.