A Guide to the Gold Coast's Suburbs

The Gold Coast has more than 50 suburbs, with new districts springing up every year as thousands more flock to the coast to make the most of the sea and sun. If you’re looking for fun and adventure during your stay at our Gold Coast self contained apartments, you’ll find surprises around every corner in the region’s most popular holiday destinations; Broadbeach, Surfers Paradise and Main Beach.

Known as the Gold Coast’s number one dining precinct, the streets of Broadbeach are lined with more than 100 restaurants presenting cuisines from all over the world. At the heart of the community and just steps from our Broadbeach self contained apartment accommodation, lies the golden sands of one of Queensland’s most loved beaches, and it's patrolled by two life saving clubs. The suburb is also the coast’s shopping mecca, with a host of shopping centres, chain stores and specialty shops to explore.

Surfers Paradise
Located just a short bus ride from our Gold Coast self contained apartments, Surfers is the region’s undisputed entertainment hub. The suburb’s long white beach, array of family attractions and lively bars and clubs draw in more than 4 million visitors a year ready to embrace the laid back seaside lifestyle. The weekly night time markets along the Esplanade are a must visit during your break at Carmel by the Sea self contained holiday accommodation Broadbeach. 

Main Beach
Bordered on three sides by the ocean, Broadwater and Nerang River, this sought-after suburb is the heart of café culture on the Gold Coast. You’ll find plenty of chic boutiques, inviting restaurants and bars along Tedder Avenue, while Marina Mirage is the place to head for a choice of luxurious spas and beauty salons, you can also take a walk along the jetties to pick your dream super yacht. The precinct is also home to popular marine-based theme park and wildlife attraction Sea World.

Ready to start exploring the Gold Coast? Book your stay at Carmel by the Sea Gold Coast self contained apartments today!