Gold Coast

Australia’s Best And Brighest Hotel Openings 2021

Spend the night in the latest, greatest and most fabulous new stays NSW Ace Hotel Surry Hills Inspired by the rich history of Surry Hills and the warm, cinematic colour palette of the Australian landscape, the new Ace Hotel (designed by Flack Studio) is Sydney’s new accommodation playground. Slated for a early 2022 opening, the premiere property will be the first Ace in the Southern Hemisphere, drawing clear design cues from the neighbourhood fabric that surrounds. Many of the furnishings, artworks and interior details were created uniquely for the property, ticking the boxes for both style and substance. As of right now, reservations are now open. Book to enjoy a post-COVID escape in one of  264 rooms, a gym, a …

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JW Marriott Brand Debuts On Australia’s Golden Shores

JW Marriott, part of Marriott International, has announced the opening of JW Marriott Gold Coast Resort & Spa, marking the debut of Marriott International’s iconic JW Marriott brand in the Pacific region. Located close to the Gold Coast’s gorgeous golden beaches, unspoilt hinterlands and famous family attractions, the resort brings a new level of luxury to the beachside city. For discerning guests, this is a sophisticated sanctuary that lets them kick back, relax and rediscover a sense of balance in body and mind. Travelers who wish to explore the Gold Coast’s most popular visitor attractions will find the resort conveniently located close to Surfers Paradise Beach, Sea World, Dream World, Pacific Fair Shopping Centre and many more must-see destinations. “We …

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How To Do The Gold Coast Hinterland

It’s hard to imagine the Gold Coast ever dropping off the list of Australia’s most popular destinations. And nor should it. The sun, the surf and, increasingly, a sophisticated dining scene secures the region’s widespread appeal. Yet, just next door is an entirely different but equally inviting locale, whether you’re up for a pace-changing side trip or a stand-alone escape. The Gold Coast Hinterland is a rich amalgam of national parks, scenic delights and charming towns. Full of pristine Gondwana rainforest, the hinterland is less than an hour’s drive from the bright lights of Surfers Paradise, but a world away – the coast’s energetic buzz making way for a welcome calm. Whichever way you slice it, this lush paradise is …

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Review: The Hideaway Cabarita, NSW

The Hideaway Cabarita In a quaint and quiet corner of Cabarita, on the New South Wales north coast, sits The Hideaway, which is not only aptly named, but is also Australia’s newest glamping retreat. Plonked on the site of the old Cabarita Beach Caravan Park, The Hideaway opened in October 2019, ushering in a new era of classy camping to the sleepy beachside suburb of Cabarita. Adjacent to Cudgen Reserve and Cabarita Main Beach, this opulent offering is reminiscent of camping summers of old, but with a touch of luxe. A new era of classy camping has arrived in the sleepy beachside suburb of Cabarita. The tents There’s 23 tents in total which come in three different styles: the Classic …

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11 Of The Best Things To Do In The Tweed Region

The Tweed is experiencing somewhat of a renaissance; this under-the radar gem on the NSW North Coast has been quietly gathering a collection of must-visit attractions worthy of a weekend away. Blessed with natural beauty from the coast, to the river and the hinterland, the Tweed boasts world-class luxury accommodation, hatted restaurants and incredible paddock-to-plate experiences; you’ll wonder why you didn’t visit earlier. Best of all, it’s easily accessible from Gold Coast or Ballina airports or a short drive from Brisbane. Here are the 11 best things to do in the Tweed: 1. Tour, learn and taste local gin and rum Arriving at Husk Distillers on a Sunday feels like stumbling across Neverland. The venue is pumping with happy patrons …

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Six of Australia’s best winter weekends away

Whether you like it or not, winter is now well and truly upon Australia. But it isn’t all bad. Shorter days and cooler nights mean you can tuck into a pub lunch in front of a fire without regret, sip on mulled wine at a night-time festival or jet off on a cosy winter weekend away! To make booking your own wintervention that much easier, AccorHotels is rolling out a heartwarming deal that means $25 off each night and $1 breakfast. The only problem is choosing where to go so, to help you out, we’ve listed our favourite spots around the country where you can soak up all things wintery. (Oh, and if winter’s not your thing, get yourself to …

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