Located 66 km (41 miles) away from the state capital Brisbane, the coastal city of Gold Coast features stunning beaches, chilled out vibes, and an unbeatable coastal lifestyle. The city is without a doubt Australia’s iconic holiday destination. From world-class sparkling white beaches to a booming culinary scene, the Gold Coast offers incredibly diverse opportunities to have fun, with something for everyone. Also famed for its renowned theme parks and extreme waterslides, the city is kiddy heaven and offers everything needed for a blissful vacation for the parents. Here is a list of 10 kid-friendly resorts in Gold Coast, Australia, that will suit your kids’ fancy and create unforgettable memories with your family.
1. Rhapsody Resort (from USD 107)
Overlooking the Coral Sea, this resort in Surfers Paradise offers modern, luxurious accommodations with the comforts of home and unparalleled standards of convenience. Located just a few meters away from the Surfers Paradise beach, Rhapsody Resort includes accommodations with a fully equipped kitchen, laundry facilities, a bathroom, a flat-screen TV, an outdoor dining area and a balcony with great ocean views. The resort also features a rooftop barbecue setting, rooftop gardens and relaxation lounge that are ideal to spend quality time with your families and kids.
Address: 3440 Surfers Paradise Boulevarde, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Australia, 4218
2. Q1 Resort and Spa (from USD 225)
Located blocks away from the Sky Point Observation Deck, this contemporary resort offers close access to the beach and the Harbour town shopping center. Situated in Australia’s tallest residential tower, the resort offers apartments with a kitchen, laundry facilities, cable TV, a spa bath, free parking options, and a balcony that offers panoramic ocean views. The resort features four on-site restaurants, three swimming pools, conference facilities, a Swedish sauna, and a private theatre. The resort’s sky point observation deck is Australia’s highest external building climb that offers 360-degree views over the Gold Coast hinterland, Pacific Ocean and Byron Bay and is a hit among the kids.
Q1 Resort and Spa
Address: 9 Hamilton Avenue, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, 4217, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Australia, 4217
3. Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort Gold Coast (from USD 192)
This bright, airy beachfront resort is located minutes away from the Surfer’s Paradise Beach and offers access to a sky bridge that connects to the restaurants, cafes, and boutique shops of the Marina shopping area. The 295 spacious guest rooms here feature contemporary design, an open plan living, and dining area, flat-screen TV, and vies of the lush gardens, lagoons, and the Pacific. The resort also includes a seafood restaurant, a tennis court, and oasis pools that are perfect to have fun and frolic with your kids.
Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort Gold Coast
Address: Sea World Drive
Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Garden
4. Chateau Beachside Resort (from USD 90)
Situated on the Gold Coast’s Broadbeach, this city center hotel is surrounded by loads of shopping, dining and nightlife options, and offers expansive views of the ocean and the beach. The relaxing rooms feature cable TV, wifi, a full kitchen, cooking facilities, a fridge, a telephone, and a balcony. The resort also includes a games room with several games such as table tennis, pool, air hockey and other computer games that will keep the little ones entertained during your stay.
Chateau Beachside Resort
Address: 52 Esplanade, Surfers Paradise
Parking Sauna Fitness centre Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Laundry
5. Mantra Twin Towns (from USD 223)
Located steps away from the best surfing beaches of the coast and not far away from the Gold Coast International airport, this resort in two curved tower buildings is an ideal base to explore all the attractions of the main attractions of the region. The casual rooms feature a cable TV, full kitchen, flat-screen TV, a mini-fridge, wifi for a fee and a balcony with sea views. The resort also features a hot tub, two swimming pools, outdoor barbecue areas, tennis courts and plenty of shows and events that will make the holiday with your kids all the more memorable.
Mantra Twin Towns
Address: Corner Griffith & Wharf Street
Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km)
6. Boardwalk Burleigh Beach (from USD 159)
Situated at Burleigh Heights, the resort offers holiday apartments with state-of-the-art facilities, modern design, and incredible ocean views. The apartments feature a seating area, a flat-screen TV, wifi, a kitchen, a dining room, air conditioning, a private bathroom, laundry facilities, and a private balcony. The resort is surrounded by lush tropical gardens and includes an outdoor swimming pool, a barbecue area, a gymnasium, an outdoor heated spa, and a yoga terrace. Cots for your kids can also be availed for an additional charge during your stay.
Boardwalk Burleigh Beach - Official
Address: 1877-1879 Gold Coast Highway
Parking Fitness centre Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Free parking Internet services
7. Sunbird Beach Resort (from USD 144)
This upscale resort is just a block away from the beach and offers spectacular views of Main Beach from your apartment’s balcony. Located right across the road from the white sandy beach, the resort offers air-conditioned apartments with a kitchen, a dishwasher, a microwave, a refrigerator, wifi, a washing machine, a flat-screen TV and a large private balcony. The resort also includes an indoor and an outdoor swimming pool, free parking, and a spa and a sauna area. With a kids’ pool, tennis and squash courts, and a large barbecue and entertainment area, this resort will ensure that you have a safe and enjoyable holiday with your kids.
Sunbird Beach Resort
Address: 3540 Main Beach Pde
Parking Tennis court Sauna Fitness centre Garden Non-smoking rooms Dry cleaning Family rooms
8. Ocean Pacific Resort (from USD 95)
Situated in the hub of Broadbeach and within walking distance from the pristine beaches and the shopping center, the Ocean Pacific Resort offers fully self-contained luxury apartments. Each apartment includes a full kitchen, spacious living area, king beds, a modern bathroom, laundry facilities, and a private balcony. With a heated outdoor pool, a spa, a barbecue area, a children’s pool, and a games room the resort offers everything needed for a fun-filled holiday with your family in Broad Beach.
Ocean Pacific Resort - Official
Address: 25 Surf Parade
Parking Sauna Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Laundry Family rooms Games room Free parking
9. The Phoenician Resort (from USD 142)
This modern resort is set in the very heart of the cosmopolitan Broad Beach and offers spacious, self-contained luxury apartments. The tastefully appointed apartments include a fully equipped kitchen, a washer, dryer and iron, queen-sized bed, air conditioning, bath and shower, Foxtel, direct dial telephones, and a spacious balcony. The resort also includes a games room, indoor and outdoor swimming pools and entertainment areas that will keep your kids fuss-free during your stay.
The Phoenician Resort
Address: 24-26 Queensland Avenue
Parking Sauna Fitness centre Garden Non-smoking rooms Laundry Dry cleaning Family rooms
10. Outrigger Burleigh (from USD 127)
Located at a walking distance from the North Burleigh Beach, this relaxed resort offers studio style, standard and renovated accommodation for affordable prices. The amenities include free wifi, secure parking, a private balcony, a satellite TV, a refrigerator, and a heated swimming pool. The resort features a children’s pool, offers close access to the beach esplanade and kiddie playground areas and is a great choice for family-friendly trips with your kids.
Address: 2007 Gold Coast Highway, Burleigh Heads
Parking Restaurant Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Non-smoking rooms Laundry Facilities for disabled guests Family rooms
Put your feet up and relax
Whether you are looking for some beach time with the little ones in tow or to enjoy exhilarating rides in one of the many theme parks of the region, you are in for a treat in this coastal city. Take a pick from the above list of kid-friendly resorts in Gold Coast, Australia, for a hassle-free stay. Celebrate the good times with your kids and enjoy this slice of paradise.
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