Sunshine Coast

Just a short drive north of Brisbane, the Sunshine Coast is that fascinating blend of relaxed ease and sophistication. It is no exaggeration to claim it is The Riviera of Queensland, combining as it does some of the state's most acclaimed restaurants, resorts and retreats. This region is a centre for tourism, home to attractions including Steve Irwin's Australia Zoo, UnderWater World, the Ettamogah Pub, Buderim Ginger Factory, Big Pineapple and more individual national parks than any other region in Queensland.

Brimming with laid-back coastal charm, Mooloolaba appeals to families and couples alike. Featuring trendy seaside cafés and restaurants, crystal clear canals and one of the safest beaches on the coast, you’re only a short drive away from attractions such as Steve Irwin’s Australia Zoo and the Ettamogah Pub. Mantra is your best Mooloolaba hotel choice.

There's always something happening in Noosa. Explore the boutique stores, cafés and restaurants, walk the coastal track of the national park, or surf the renowned point breaks of Tea Tree Bay and Little Cove. As darkness falls, the glittering lights of Hastings Street form the backdrop to Noosa's buzzing nightlife. For the best beachside Noosa resort, stay at Mantra.

Caloundra is a mecca for young families and couples and is the perfect base from which to explore all the Sunshine Coast's treasures. Just one hour's drive north of Brisbane past the spectacular Glass House Mountains, Caloundra offers a diverse holiday experience catering to all budgets and requirements.

Situated in the heart of the Sunshine Coast, just over the rise from Mooloolaba. Alexandra Headlands offers you pristine beaches, abundance of dining venues just minutes from the bustling Mooloolaba centre.

Affectionately known as ‘Maroochy’ by locals, Maroochydore is in the heart of the Sunshine Coast, offering pristine beaches, a plethora of eateries and lots of sunshine. Only a 30-minute drive to Noosa or a scenic ocean drive to Mooloolaba, Maroochydore is the ideal base for visitors wanting to explore the Sunshine Coast. Enjoy easy access to the region’s top attractions including Australia Zoo, Underwater World and Aussie World.

A Twin Waters holiday means being waited on and looked after day and night. Daydream as you float in the warm water for endless hours, visit a day spa or book in a blissful massage to cap off a fantastic day.