It’s amazing how many people book a holiday at a Sunshine Coast resort, and then end up returning year after year – or even moving to the area!
That’s because the Sunshine Coast is one of the most stunning regions in Australia and enjoys a wonderful climate that makes visiting at any time of year special.
The Sunshine Coast has that wonderful mix of beach and bush; man-made and natural attractions. It’s perfect for those who want to party – and for those who don’t.
One of the best ways of trying the region for yourself is taking up one of the great Sunshine Coast accommodation deals.
Cheaper than you think
Snapping up one of these deals really is your ticket to Paradise, and it’s much cheaper than you might think. If you’ve never been to the Sunshine Coast before, it’s a really good way of experiencing it for the first time.
The first thing you’ll notice about the Sunshine Coast is water! Probably why the region is known as ‘naturally refreshing’!
From the endless stretches of ocean to major rivers, rock pool, waterfalls and, of course, the amazing swimming pools you’ll find at your Sunshine Coast resort, there are so many beautiful waterways to explore.
Some people might think that relaxing on the beach is all there is to do on the Sunshine Coast, but they’d be wrong! A holiday on the coast can be anything you want it to be, from relaxing and rejuvenating to an adrenalin-packed adventure.
For example, while some visitors simply like to chill out under a beach umbrella with a good book and a cool drink, others will try their hand at the wide range of water sports available on the Sunshine Coast.
Whether you bring your own equipment, hire equipment, or take lessons because you’ve never done it before, you’ll discover it all here: surfing, stand up paddle boarding; kite surfing; kayaking, and more.
There are also an amazing number of water-tours to book, from guided kayaking adventures through the Everglades, to deep sea fishing or just something relaxing, like a sunset dinner cruise. The tour desk at your Sunshine Coast resort will have all the details.
The Sunshine Coast is much loved by fishermen, for its huge variety and healthy waterways.
Fishing and crabbing
Whether you bring your own boat, or hire one, you’ll discover endless stretches of pristine water on both the Noosa River and Maroochydore River. You’ll find flathead, whiting, bream, trevally, even mud crabs.
There are even fishing and crabbing tours that the kids will love.
Water plays an important role in the picturesque Hinterland, too. Imagine heading to the hills for the day, visiting art galleries, antique shops and craft markets, and then enjoying a refreshing dip in a natural rock pool. The more active might take on the 4.6km Kondalilla National Park circuit, where the tracks drops down through beautiful rainforest. The waterfall here is amazing!
All that water makes the Sunshine Coast very lush and abundant, and the local produce is spectacular. To see it at its best you can follow the food and wine trail, which takes you to farm gates and cellar doors throughout the Hinterland.
Food and wine trail
Each place seems to have its own specialty, including delicious cheese at Kenilworth, bush foods at Cedar Creek, strawberries at Eumundi and wine at Maleny.
What could be more relaxing than buying delicious local goodies and then finding a peaceful waterside picnic spot! Arts and crafts are prolific on the Sunshine Coast from local artists showing off their work at markets, to well known artists who exhibit all over the world. It’s certainly a great spot to pick up something special and unique to take home as a reminder of your wonderful Sunshine Coast holiday.
And that’s the great thing about Sunshine Coast accommodation deals – there’s plenty of money left over for spoiling yourself!
If you grab a great deal on a family holiday, there’s plenty for the kids to do all year round.
World famous Australia Zoo
As well as the fantastic facilities at your Sunshine Coast resort, there are some amazing places to visit, including the world-famous Australia Zoo.
Close to your resort you’ll discover Underwater World Sea Life Aquarium at Mooloolaba. For anyone interested in marine life, this is a must.
As well as an amazing array of exhibits, there’s the chance to get up close and personal with sharks! A safe, controlled shark dive would have to be one of the most exciting experiences ever.
For those not quite ready for that shark face-to-face, there are other animal experiences to choose from, including swimming with seals.
For the young – and young at heart – requiring a bit more action, the Big Kart Track is a whole load of fun. Located nearby at Landsborough, this is the largest commercial go-kart track in Australia. Packages range from 15 minutes up to a full hour of go-karting fun.
Whatever you love doing, there’s plenty of it when you snap up a Sunshine Coast accommodation deal!
Author Bio: Author is a journalist and professional writer living on the beautiful Sunshine Coast in Queensland. Writing extensively about holiday accommodation and activities, she knows some of the best Sunshine Coast accommodation deals.