The Hotel: Beach Club Mooloolaba
Located just 400m from the beach, Beach Club Mooloolaba is surrounded by shops and restaurants. It offers a relaxing base for exploring Mooloolaba and its surrounds and is designed to let guests spend their time as actively or as quietly as they like. Facilities include two pools, sauna, limited gym, three barbecues, and a tour desk.
Groupies stay in Beach Club’s One-Bedroom Resort Apartments, boasting a private patio or balcony, air conditioning, and a fully-equipped kitchen. Guests receive a handy beach bag on arrival, containing a bottle of wine to kickstart their holiday. Those who choose to stay for five nights can also enjoy an hour-long canal ride.
- Bed size/type: Queen Bed
- Standard occupancy: Two people
- Maximum occupancy: Three people
- Extra person charge: $30 per night
- This room features a balcony, fully-equipped kitchen, a washing machine and dryer, and Foxtel
The Area: Sunshine Coast
The Sunshine Coast is a picture-perfect paradise delighting all who visit and explore it. Boasting dozens of dazzling beaches, the area is a popular favourite for young and old, where lovers of sand and sea delight in gorgeous weather and relaxed, friendly vibes. Relax on the white sand or surf the waves of nearby safe, patrolled Mooloolaba Beach, before retreating to the Esplanade for an alfresco bite to eat.
Head inland to explore famed Eumundi Markets and the nearby Buderim ginger factory, or witness native wildlife at Australia Zoo or Underwater World. Shopaholics enjoy the many items on offer at Mooloolaba, one of Queensland’s great shopping destinations. Those wanting to rehydrate swirl back a glass at Maroochy Springs Winery or Glastonbury Estate, sipping on a variety of wines.
Head 40 minutes north and check out Noosa for the day. Travellers wander down Hastings Street, where a flurry of experiences assaults the senses. World-class restaurants, cafes, and bars bump sides with boutiques and gift shops offering all manner of stylish wares. More active souls can pack the hiking boots and venture to Noosa National Park, where legs get a workout on the trail while eyes are treated to lush bush landscapes. More natural adventures await with an eco-tour out to famed Fraser Island or a boat trip up to the river and lakes, or simply kick back in a sidewalk cafe with a good book.