The Hotel: Oaks Seaforth Resort
Situated across from the patrolled beach, Oaks Seaforth Resort offers self-contained accommodation for holidaymakers looking for a sun-and-surf experience. Groupies stay in a one-, two-, or three-bedroom apartments, fitted with all the mod-cons for a comfortable stay, like kitchens, air conditioning, spa bath, laundry facilities, cable TV and balconies. All apartments are spacious enough for guests to cook up a storm, or alternatively the resort’s restaurant and nearby eateries can cater to all hunger pangs.
After settling into their new home away from home, guests are free to explore the rest of the resort’s facilities. With a lagoon swimming pool, lap pool and children’s wading pool, the entire family has somewhere to cool off. Adults can choose to take a break and head to the sauna and spa.
- Bed size/type: One king bed
- Standard occupancy: Two people
- Maximum occupancy: Two people
- The apartment features full kitchen facilities, including a full-size fridge, laundry, private balcony, TV with cable channels, and air-conditioning
- Bed size/type: Two king beds
- Standard occupancy: Four people
- Maximum occupancy: Four people
- The apartment features a full kitchen including a full-size fridge, laundry, private balcony, TV with cable channels, and air-conditioning
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 soul 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 sidewalk café with a good book.