Queensland’s Gold Coast boasts 300 annual days of sunshine, an average summer temperature of 34C, and water warm enough to swim in all year round. With plenty of activities to keep the kids entertained, the Gold Coast is the perfect destination for a family retreat.
Stroll down to the beach and take a refreshing dip along the 70km of sweeping coastline, or head out to the thrilling theme parks and wildlife attractions that have made the Gold Coast famous for fun.
Memories last a lifetime, and to plan the perfect vacation it is important to choose the right accommodation. To make the search easier, we have selected the Top 10 Gold Coast Family Resorts to ensure your family holiday is seamless. Here they are in no particular order…
Chevron Towers is a European-styled resort centrally located in Surfers Paradise, only minutes from patrolled beaches, shops, dining and entertainment. This resort boasts superb facilities including a children’s playground, indoor and outdoor pools, heated spa, sauna, private theatre, equipped gymnasium, and games room.
Renowned for its panoramic views over the ocean to the hinterland, Condor Apartments offer the perfect position just a brief stroll from Surfers Paradise. Surrounded by lush gardens, this resort features a large barbecue area, 25 metre pool, and riverside tennis court. Kids can play out on the grassed area while parents relax beside the pool.
Listen to the sound of the cascading waterfall, while relaxing beside the lagoon style pools set amongst tropical plants and trees at the Diamond Beach Family Resort. A sundrenched oasis, this Broadbeach resort is positioned within walking distance of Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, the Oasis Shopping Centre, and is only 100 metres from the beach.
Located in Mermaid Beach is the popular Diamond Sands Resort, a modern resort offering self-contained accommodation and fantastic facilities. Only a short walk from patrolled surf beaches, shops and restaurants, guests will be well placed for a fun Gold Coast vacation. Entertain the family in the barbecue area, and cool off in the lagoon pool. Surfers Paradise is not far from this resort and can be reached by walking along the beach.
Boasting an absolute beachfront location in the heart of Surfers Paradise, guests wanting the very best should look no further than the stylish Imperial Surf Resort. Facilities include an outdoor barbecue and entertainment area, tennis court, heated pool, spa and sauna.
Stay in the centre of Surfers Paradise, and enjoy breathtaking ocean views from the balcony of these resort apartments. Explore the Gold Coast’s many family friendly attractions, or relax at the resort and make the most of the premium facilities including a gymnasium, games room, barbecue, pool and sauna.
Luxury and convenience is to be admired at the Q1 Family Resort, placed perfectly in the hub of Surfers Paradise. From the observation deck admire the 360 degree views of the Gold Coast coastal strip and hinterland. Dine at the onsite café or restaurant, stroll down to the golden beachfront, or unwind in the lagoon style pool.
This Surfers Paradise resort is situated one block from the beach amongst tropical gardens, and features a 35 metre salt water lagoon pool with children’s waterslides. Work out in the fully equipped gymnasium or challenge an opponent to a game of tennis. Indulge in delicious meals at the themed restaurant and café which serves healthy options and traditional cuisine.
Kids will not want to leave The Crown Towers once they discover the swimming pool complete with a pirate ship, waterslide, and wading pool with turtles for climbing. Parents can relax beside the lagoon style pool, or take the family to the patrolled beach located only 100 metres away. This resort is fully facilitated with a gymnasium, sauna, barbecue area, games room, onsite restaurant and café.
Built specifically to cater for families, the popular Turtle Beach Resort provides all the necessary luxuries to ensure both children and parents have an enjoyable holiday. The resort features an extensive array of facilities, including 6 swimming pools, kids’ playground, mini golf course, tennis court, and barbecue area. Dine alfresco at the Rainforest Café, or enjoy a scrumptious meal at the Woodfire Pizzeria and Bar.