The Gold Coast, stretching along 60 kilometres of East Australia’s pristine coastline, with theme parks, great beaches, rainforest and activities galore, makes for a perfect family holiday location. There are plenty of family orientated hotels and resorts available, ranging from luxury options to those designed for the more budget conscious. Below are some of the best:
Perfect for both a relaxed and fun family holiday, Ashmore Palms offers spacious holiday cabins and a huge range of free family and children’s activities, including: sports, arts and crafts, playgrounds, kids’ club and 2 lagoon pools.
This sub-tropical oasis has several accommodation options and enough recreational facilities to keep the most active of children busy. Only 300 metres from the beach, the resort has swimming pools, games room, BBQ areas, an 18 hole putting golf course and kids’ cinema.
Ideal for family holidays of any duration, Crown Towers resort is only 100m from the beach at Surfers Paradise and offers a huge range of facilities for the whole family. The kids will love the pirate ship and waterslides within the lagoon pool along with the adventure playground and games room for the older ages.
Surrounded by acres of tropical gardens, this resort is perfect for both adults and kids. The kids club has an incredible choice of activities and is supervised all day with very affordable meal options at just $5. Further facilities include 4 swimming pools, adventure playground, restaurants and a great choice of free activities.
For a touch of luxury, the Marriott is a perfect location for the family. A few minutes walk from Surfers Paradise, the resort has a kids club, swimming pools, water sports and even a child care service for adults wanting an evening to themselves.