Neighbouring destinations Palm Beach and Burleigh Heads, separated by Tallebudgera Creek, offer plenty to do and explore if you’re looking to unwind and experience a more intimate, laid-back and picturesque part of Queensland’s Gold Coast!
From sun-kissed golden beaches within close reach of each other to casual watersports, sightseeing walks, cool coffee shops and fine dining restaurants, these neighbouring Gold Coast destinations are perfect for outdoorsy types who love sightseeing, getting active and hunting unique places to eat, topped off by trendy weekly markets that are some of the best the region has to offer.
In a short read, here’s everything to get excited about in Burleigh Heads, Tallebudgera and Palm Beach!
Burleigh has it all: a stunning family-friendly beach, charming national park, eclectic restaurants and cafés, local boutique shops and one of the best surf breaks on the Gold Coast.
Burleigh Heads Beach offers a laid-back vibe, beachfront dining at two popular surf clubs and a prominent headland offering natural surf waves next to lush rainforest scenery. Right next to the beach, Burleigh Head National Park is Burleigh’s focal point boasting walking trails, picnic areas, wildlife and views across Burleigh Beach and the Pacific Ocean - a must-visit park for nature lovers.
Find Burleigh’s best boutique shops, cafés and restaurants by simply exploring James Street, Goodwin Terrace and Connor Street, then experience the famous local markets that include the Farmers Markets, Art and Craft Markets and The Village Markets. If you’re new to surfing, hit the waves with local surf school Godfathers of the Ocean!
South of Burleigh Heads on the other side of Burleigh Head National Park, discover Tallebudgera Beach and Tallebudgera Creek.
Tallebudgera Beach is an intimate beach with striking views of Burleigh Head National Park, as well as superb beachfront dining at Tallebudgera Surf Life Saving Club, also known as Club Talle. A stone’s throw from the beach, Tallebudgera Creek is one of the region’s best locations to swim, fish, paddle-board and kayak, with convenient kayak hire available on the creekside at Smoothwaters Gold Coast.
Palm Beach QLD
Admired for its golden-white sand and clear ocean waters, award-winning Palm Beach is one of Queensland’s must-visit beaches, offering a relaxed atmosphere and a host of restaurants and cafés to find close by on the adjacent Gold Coast Highway, including beachfront dining just footsteps from the sand at Palm Beach Surf Life Saving Club.
Palm Beach is the perfect destination if you’re looking to de-stress and unwind on the Gold Coast, as well as spoil yourself to some of the region’s best brunch cuisine and coffee! Complemented by the Palm Beach Parklands, this area is also not to be ignored for estuary swimming, scenic picnic spots, the boardwalk and popular foreshore playground, Palm Beach Treasure Island Playground, providing a welcome change of scenery just a short walk from the beach.
Isle of Palms Palm Beach Gold Coast Accommodation
Relax in style on the Gold Coast with our fully furnished townhouse accommodation in sparkling Pine Lake Elanora QLD - just a stone’s throw from Palm Beach!
Here at Isle of Palms Resort, our secluded lakeside townhouses and villas are ideal for families and groups wanting to feel at home on the Gold Coast, complete with a range of onsite facilities that include two swimming pools, two heated spas, two full-size tennis courts and multiple barbecue areas.
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