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Destination guide

Broadbeach is just the place to enjoy the glitzy Gold Coast

Bustling Broadbeach, a suburb that's smack in the middle of Queensland's glitzy Gold Coast, is aptly named for its uber-wide beaches. It's a surfer's paradise, and not surprisingly, that's the name of a neighbourhood just north of here. If you're not into shredding it on some breakers, you can kick it at 1 of several beachfront parks. This neighbourhood's also a hot spot for music festivals. Oh, and let's not 'discount' the ridiculous shopping opps here. Broadbeach vacation rentals are just a hop, skip and a jump from some massive malls.

Things to do

Step on up and roll the dice at Gold Coast's only casino

Australia's the Lucky Country, so definitely mosey over to Broadbeach's Star Casino for a turn at the tables. You can catch a basketball game, concert or event at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre. And get your shop on in the Oasis Shopping Centre or Pacific Faire, the latter of which is the second-largest mall on the Gold Coast. Aim high at the SkyPoint Observation Deck, which also has a weekend nightclub and several cafes that all have views for days. Just 14 km south is Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, a massive haven for all kinds of animals and plants.

Activities

Like the beaches, the activity options are endless

There are loads of places to eat and drink, from fancy to familiar. And these idyllic, wide stretches of golden sand are perfect for lazing and gazing, so throw on your togs, grab your towel, and put some coldies in the esky. Or park yourself at Kurrawa Park, a peaceful green space with playgrounds, paths, and shady spots that lead up to the beautiful beachfront. Broadbeach is not all beach; it's also a sweet lil' suburb for music lovers, as it hosts both jazz and blues festivals each year.

Weather

Broadbeach is all blazin' summers and balmy winters

So Broadbeach is maybe not the place to go if you're craving chilly winter weather. The coldest temps are in the mid teens, from June to August. In the summer, it gets scorchin' hot and humid, but an occasional downpour or thunderstorm quickly cools things off. The Coral Sea's water temperatures are simply sublime from October to May, averaging in the mid to upper 20s. Christmas is quite the popular time for Broadbeach vacation rentals. The warm and sunny suburb puts on a free Christmas Carol concert that will fill even the Grinchiest of Grinches with holiday spirit.

Natural highlights

The sea views are ace in this beautiful place

Want to know what's ace about this particular place? It's only 4 blocks wide so all Broadbeach vacation rentals offer easy beach access, and many have sea views. This small strip of low-lying coast is between the Coral Sea and the Gold Coast Highway. Surrounding the suburb is a lovely network of canals and waterways that weave about the city. The enormous Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary just south of here is a great place to check out native plants and animals. It's known around the world for the flocks of free-flying wild rainbow lorikeets who go there to snack on seeds.

How to get there

How to get to and around Broadbeach

The nearest airport is in Gold Coast, QLD (OOL-Coolangatta), located 10.7 mi (17.2 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Broadbeach?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,697 holiday rentals around Broadbeach. From 1,201 flats & apartments to 426 holiday houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Broadbeach is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Broadbeach?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Broadbeach. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • The Oasis: 2,201 holiday rentals
  • Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre: 2,181 holiday rentals
  • The Star Gold Coast: 2,221 holiday rentals
  • Broadbeach South Light Rail Station: 2,312 holiday rentals
  • Oracle Boulevard: 2,228 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Broadbeach listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Broadbeach?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 1,201 Condos/Apartments in Broadbeach. Our other popular types of Broadbeach holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 426 holiday houses
  • Villas: 29 holiday houses
  • Resorts: 12 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Broadbeach?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,278 holiday homes with pool available in Broadbeach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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