Blues on Broadbeach has been and gone for another year and, as always, it was a huge success. The annual music festival, held in Kurrawa Park, attracts some of the world’s best musicians and attendance numbers have gone up 10 per cent.
As you’d expect, accommodation was booked out, with local resorts such as the Phoenician Resort proving as popular as ever. With the Gold Coast offering such a variety of great events all year round, it pays to book ahead for Broadbeach accommodation.
If you missed Blues on Broadbeach this year, don’t worry; there’s plenty going on in the coming months. The first two weeks of June will see World’s Biggest Bowls Festival once again taking place, with $250,000 in prize money and much of the action centred around the recently renovated Broadbeach Bowls Club.
Celebrity spotters will want to mark June 30 in the diary, as that’s when the 61st TV Week Logie Awards take place at The Star, Broadbeach. Predominantly held in Melbourne since the Awards began in 1960, the glittering Gold Coast is now the venue of choice.
If sport is more your thing, you might want to book your Broadbeach accommodation now, ready for the Gold Coast Marathon on July 6-7. More than 27,000 participants flock to town for this, Australia’s premier road race.
These are just a few of the great events taking place, with something for everyone. Of course, you don’t need a special event to bring you to the Gold Coast; there’s so much more on offer. For example, the whale watching season has just started, with June to October the best time of year to see these magnificent creatures.
The Gold Coast enjoys the longest whale watching season on the East Coast, with over 30,000 humpback whales passing through on their annual migration.
Accommodation Broadbeach Gold Coast
Booking accommodation in Broadbeach Gold Coast puts you in the centre of the action and your resort tour desk can help you choose and book the best whale watching tours.
One of the many things that makes the Gold Coast such a popular destination is the wonderful climate. The region enjoys around 245 days of sunny weather every year. Summer temperatures average 20-28°C and whilst it can be humid, Broadbeach enjoys wonderful cooling sea breezes.
During March to May you’ll enjoy sunny days and warm nights, with temperatures between 16-26°C – just perfect for outdoor activities, especially fishing and sailing. Even in winter, however, most days are sunny and dry, with temperatures averaging 11-21°C.
And as Spring takes hold, from September to November, we’re back to sunny days, mild tropical nights and temperatures between 15-25°C, September is a great time of year to enjoy kite-surfing and boarding, windsurfing and sailing.
Another great feature of the Gold Coast is its amazing coastline, not to mention the extensive network of waterways. It really is a water-lover’s dream location. There are bodies of water to suit every hobby, from surfing and sailing, kayaking and stand-up paddle boarding, swimming, fishing or even just building sandcastles!
From peaceful sunset cruises to adrenalin-fuelled deep sea fishing charters and scuba diving, every type of water activity is available here.
Some of those waterways are home to an amazing array of native birds and wildlife, making the Gold Coast a fantastic destination for nature lovers. Choosing accommodation in Broadbeach Gold Coast puts you at the gateway to around 270km of navigable waterways – the perfect location to enjoy an eco-kayaktour.
Wildlife lovers will want to head to Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary and the David Fleay Wildlife Park to get up close and personal with some of Australia’s favourite wild animals and birds.
So Much to See and Do
No visit to the Gold Coast is complete without a trip to the Hinterland. The perfect place to escape to on a hot day, you’ll discover a magical land of ancient rainforests, tumbling waterfalls, swimming holes and mountains, not to mention the most breathtaking views. Stop off in Tamborine Village for a bite to eat and enjoy the local art galleries, antique shops and speciality stores.
Broadbeach accommodation is so easy to get to, it’s perfect for a weekend away. Arrive by road, rail or air and you’ll have plenty of time to enjoy the sights. Within easy walking distance of the Phoenician Resort is the Gold Coast’s most famous eat-street, where you’ll enjoy every type of cuisine to suit every budget.
You’re also close to major shopping, entertainment, including the Star Casino, parks, the foreshore and, of course, the beaches. Choosing a resort is a great idea as you can also enjoy 4-star facilities, including pools, spa, sauna, gym and more, as well as easy access to the beach.
Now is a great time of year to book Broadbeach accommodation as there are some amazing deals to be had. Be sure to check out the discounts online – you’ll be amazed how much you can save whilst still enjoying the stunning Gold Coast climate and facilities.