Explore the Southern Gold Coast with Isle of Palms Resort
The Southern Gold Coast, extending from Palm Beach to Rainbow Bay, offers an unforgettable Gold Coast holiday with breathtaking locations to see and even more exciting things to do.
Compared to its northern counterpart, the Southern Gold Coast provides an overall laid-back atmosphere with gorgeous tropical surroundings, world-famous surfing beaches and a long list of must-visit beachfront restaurants and cafes scattered along the coastline. For surfers, beachgoers, wildlife lovers and bushwalkers, the Southern Gold Coast is the ultimate holiday destination!
For your next escape, make sure it’s on the Southern Gold Coast with Isle of Palms Resort, where we offer stunning Palm Beach Currumbin apartments in a quiet location inside Pine Lake Elanora. Comprising of spacious holiday townhouses, our lakeside accommodation is the ideal choice if you’re looking to fully relax on your Southern Gold Coast holiday.
With our location near Palm Beach, here are 8 exciting things you can do from the moment you arrive at Isle of Palms Resort.
Fall in Love with Palm Beach
Palm Beach Queensland is a holiday paradise that’s just a short five-minute drive from our location inside Pine Lake. This pristine, family-friendly Gold Coast beach is a favourite with both locals and tourists, offering sparkling white sand and fantastic views of Burleigh Head National Park.
There are a number of tempting restaurants and cafes on Palm Beach, with even more to explore at Palm Beach Parklands. Fall in love with the relaxed atmosphere on Palm Beach and make sure to treat the kids to an afternoon of fun at Pirate Treasure Island Playground.
Kayak at Currumbin Creek
Just a stone’s throw away, Currumbin Creek is a picturesque tourist hotspot for both relaxation and holiday recreation. Nestled between Palm Beach and Currumbin Gold Coast, Currumbin Creek provides the next best location to discover after soaking up everything Palm Beach has to offer.
Take a picnic to eat at the water’s edge and don’t forget your swimwear, as Currumbin Creek’s still waters offer a memorable swimming experience with relaxing rainforest scenery on both sides of the river. For a holiday activity you won’t forget, hire a kayak and paddle towards Currumbin Valley.
Climb Elephant Rock
Currumbin Beach, not far from Currumbin Creek, is another must-visit beach on the Southern Gold Coast. Home of the annual SWELL Sculpture Festival, Currumbin Beach is relatively small but with plenty to offer.
Elephant Rock is the main feature on Currumbin Beach, located on the ocean’s edge with the unmissable chance to climb it and take in an incredible view of the coast. Just don’t forget your camera!
Meet Wildlife at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
While in Currumbin, make sure to visit Currumbin Sanctuary. Boasting a diverse residence of lovable Australian animals such as kangaroos, koalas, wallabies, dingoes, crocodiles and more, this must-visit Gold Coast attraction is an animal lover’s dream, complete with feeding encounters, onsite activities and a number of tempting cafes.
Keep an eye out for the daily wildlife shows and take the experience further with activities such as Segway Safari and the adrenaline-rushing TreeTop Challenge. For all ages, this Southern Gold Coast attraction isn’t to be missed.
Surf at Snapper Rocks
Snapper Rocks at Rainbow Bay is famous the world over for its surf break, which plays host to various annual WSL events such as Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast. If you’re a keen surfer, Snapper Rocks is a location that must be visited!
Soak up the vibrant atmosphere which attracts both amateur and professional surfers all year round, then experience the “Superbank” for yourself on a boogie board or surfboard, which is sure to be one of the highlights of your Southern Gold Coast holiday.
Shop at The Strand Coolangatta
The best place to shop on the Southern Gold Coast is The Strand at Coolangatta - a large shopping centre near Coolangatta Beach with enough stores to satisfy even the most avid shopper.
From beachwear and surfwear to global fashion brands and independent Australian retailers, The Strand has it all, including a kid-friendly arcade and an eclectic choice of fast-food outlets, coffee chains and upmarket restaurants - a must-visit Gold Coast shopping centre when you’re in the mood to treat yourself.
Dine on the Beachfront
From Palm Beach QLD to Rainbow Bay, be spoilt for choice when it comes to dining on your Southern Gold Coast holiday. A multitude of beachfront restaurants and cafes populate the Southern Gold Coast’s sandy coastline, providing plenty of options to enjoy with breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean.
Start by visiting one of the various surf clubs on the Southern Gold Coast, such as Palm Beach Surf Club and Currumbin Vikings Surf Club, which each offer enticing food and drinks menus. Next, visit Southern Gold Coast dining hotspots including Palm Beach, Currumbin RSL and Kirra Beach, with plenty more to explore on Marine Parade Coolangatta.
Cycle the Coastline
With a long stretch of spectacular white beaches, it’s worth seeing as many as you can during your time on the Southern Gold Coast! The best way to do it is on a bike by starting at Currumbin Beach and heading south, where you’ll pass Tugun Beach, Bilinga Beach and Kirra Beach before crossing into Coolangatta and Rainbow Bay.
Bring your own bike to the Southern Gold Coast or hire one when you arrive, with various Gold Coast bike hire companies to choose from near our Palm Beach accommodation such as Gold Coast Action Outdoor Hire and Bike Hire Gold Coast.
Book Today - Isle of Palms Accommodation Resort
See the beautiful Southern Gold Coast for yourself with Isle of Palms Palm Beach - your ideal holiday resort on the Southern Gold Coast with a quiet location that’s near Palm Beach and Currumbin.
Inside picturesque Pine Lake, our two-storey townhouse accommodation offers fully self-contained two, three and four bedroom options, each with an open-plan lounge and kitchen, full laundry facilities, luxury Queen-sized beds and the choice of either a private balcony or garden on the lakefront.
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