Nestled in the lush, tropical cove of Pine Lake Elanora, Isle of Palms provides complete solitude while enabling you to enjoy a luxurious Christmas celebration. Their secluded lakefront resort is conveniently among all the sophisticated, laid-back attractions of the Southern Gold Coast.
The accommodations at Isle of Palms Resort, bordered by Pine Lake Elanora’s gorgeous waters, include:
- garden townhomes
- waterfront townhouses
- waterfront villas
- fully furnished
- two stories
- choice of a private deck or garden
All guests have exclusive access to the resort’s on-site amenities. Furthermore, The Pines Shopping Center can access local buses directly outside the Isle of Palms.
So where can you go? These events are available for you to round out your Christmas break.
Tugun Lights Up
December 2, Toolona Street
The yearly Tugun Lights Up will undoubtedly delight children and kids at heart. Currently in its 11th year, remember to take advantage of the fantastic local business offers, peruse the stalls of the Christmas market, and dine at one of the area’s lovely dining establishments.
A Christmas Storyfest, carol singers, roving performers, a drumming band, and stage entertainment with a special appearance by Santa are just a few of the kid-friendly activities planned. The festivities start at 4 pm.
North Burleigh CAROLS by the Sea
December 7, Ed Hardy Park
On December 7, North Burleigh Carols by the Sea is a festive event you should experience. The festival starts at 4 pm. and has food trucks, market booths, roving entertainers, arts and crafts, kid-friendly games, a bounce house, and a bubble zone.
The entertainment running at 6-8 pm at Ed Hardy Park will be lively with Christmas carols, live music, local performances, and a surprise visit from Santa. So make sure you head near the stage before the show starts.
Another great activity is to start your Christmas shopping. There are Gold Coast weekend markets you can catch this December.
The Village Markets offers thoughtfully selected markets and events that showcase the best local businesses while encouraging innovation, collaboration, and good vibes. First and third Sundays of each month, starting at 8:30 am. Burleigh Heads State School.
Sanctuary Markets is another terrific place to visit if you are here on a Friday. They provide street food from around the world prepared with love for their native country. They are open from 4-8.30 pm. Visiting the Sanctuary Market would be fantastic following a short visit to Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary.
For the whole family, Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary is the ideal holiday destination. The most visited tourist attraction on the Gold Coast provides:
- interactive exhibits
- opportunities to interact with animals
- novel experiences like their Wild Island Adventure Splash Zone
This summer, kids up to 12 years old can cool down in this water park, equipped with various timed water jets, streams, and waterfalls to run through. The area is amidst a breathtaking panorama of subtropical vegetation and animals, encircled by sculptures depicting Australian fauna and scenic vistas.
Perhaps, after all these experiences, you would like to unwind and feast on something delicious. Tropic Restaurant in Burleigh Heads has a vibrant Mediterranean-inspired food that’s just wonderful. Any time of day, the exquisite full-service restaurant offers the most stunning views of Burleigh.
Remember to benefit from the Tropic Christmas special. Tropic Christmas is offered for parties of 12 to 45 people daily and up to 70 people on Christmas Eve, starting in early November.
Get ready to celebrate Christmas in style! Make your Isle of Palms accommodation reservations today!