Planning a family holiday? Plan one that includes a pool! Whether you want to getaway during the school holidays with the kids or simply take a tropical holiday weekend away, a swimming pool is a resort necessity. So we’ve put together a list of the best resort pools to jump into on your next holiday, from Palm Cove in Far North Queensland, to Kingscliff on the Northern New South Wales coast.
Peppers Beach Club & Spa is ideally located across from the beach in picturesque Palm Cove. Just 35 minutes from Cairns Airport, the lagoon pool at this beautiful tropical resort features a swim-up pool bar, sandy beach edge and is surrounded by sun lounges. The only decision you’ll need to make is which cocktail to try next.
The Whitsundays make the perfect family holiday destination and Mantra Club Croc is the perfect choice when it comes to Airlie Beach accommodation. When you’re not out snorkelling the Great Barrier Reef or digging your feet into the white silica sands of Whitehaven Beach, take a dip in Mantra Club Croc’s large lagoon pool with its adjoining rock gardens and towering palm trees.
BreakFree Alexandra Beach
Featuring three swimming pools including a 150 metre tropical lagoon pool complete with waterslide, you won’t want to ever leave this popular Sunshine Coast hotel situated across from the beach in beautiful Alexandra Headlands! If you do however, you’re not far from some of the best things to do on the Sunshine Coast including Australia Zoo, approximately 30 minutes away, which is home to the late Crocodile Hunter, Steve Irwin.
FV by Peppers
When it comes to Brisbane accommodation, you can’t go past the luxurious FV by Peppers, located in the trendy suburb of Fortitude Valley. This striking Brisbane hotel boasts a heated u-shaped skyline swimming pool, complete with stunning views of the Brisbane River and Brisbane city. If that’s not enough, you can even book a VIP private spa lounge with spa pool and seating area, perfect for relaxing with a glass of champagne.
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Mantra Crown Towers
Surfers Paradise is one of the most popular school holiday destinations and Mantra Crown Towers is one of the best hotels on the Gold Coast, close to the Gold Coast theme parks, beaches, shopping, dining and more. Kids will love splashing about in the heated kids pool, climbing the pirate ship and sliding down the waterslide. Child minding services will also guarantee parents a relaxing holiday, lounging by the lagoon pool and soaking in the spa.
Mantra Towers of Chevron
With a unique ‘Beaches in the Sky’ leisure and pool area, Mantra Towers of Chevron is often regarded as the perfect family accommodation on the Gold Coast. Bask in the sun while the kids enjoy the 600m² swimming pool with sandy beaches and tropical gardens, or start your day with a few laps in the indoor or outdoor lap pool.
Mantra on Salt Beach
Just 20 minutes from the Gold Coast Airport, Mantra on Salt Beach feels a world-away and is the perfect school holidays escape. Located next to the quaint village of Kingscliff, this family-friendly resort has a large lagoon style pool, children’s wading pool, heated rock pool and spa.
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