With a relaxing holiday in mind, there is no better place to stay than Burleigh Heads. With one of the best beaches on the coast, a thriving dining and shopping precinct and nearby to popular travel destinations – why go anywhere else? Whether you want to shop for gifts (or for yourself), wine and dine to your hearts content, or explore the local national park, laze by the beach, or venture north to the theme parks, you’ll want to make Burleigh your home base.
While Burleigh is quickly becoming famous for its range of boutique fashion houses dotted along James Street, there are a range of lifestyle and design boutiques, and dining options as well, which often get overlooked.
If you’re looking for some new pieces for your home, why not check out Village Stores, with a wonderful collection of pieces – you’ll have something to take home that will always remind you of your holiday.
For the book lovers, you’ll want to check out Big ‘B’ Books, there is nothing like a quiet afternoon sipping on a coffee, browsing a good book shop.
Feeling peckish? Check out The Fruit Shop for the best smoothies and juices in town, and a great selection of fresh produce, or Helen’s Heavenly Bulk Foods to get your healthy food fix and grab an Acai Bowl while you’re there!
In August, the Gold Coast was lucky to host the GC Show, the ever popular Broadbeach Jazz festival, the Gold Coast Eisteddfod and the QLD Junior Surfing titles. All were incredibly popular events attended by locals and visitors a like.
Everyone loves a food truck, and so hopefully you didn’t miss the Food Truck Picnic. The event was at tbe Pizzey Skate Park on the 24th of September between 11am-6pm for a day of food and fun. Whether you want to eat American, South American, European, Asian or Aussie cuisine, prefer something a little healthier or want to satisfy your sweet tooth – there will be something for everyone.
Plus the Pro Scooter series will be having an international Scooter Competition so you can watch the contestants battle it out, while enjoying a the best meals our food trucks have to offer.
After a big day of exploring, or lazing by the beach, there is no better way to relax than with a cocktail soaking up the fresh, sea breeze.
If you’re wanting ocean views, Rick Shores is the place to be, with glass windows overlooking the northern end of the coast, it’s one of the best places in town. If you’re wanting something a little low-key, but still want those views you’ll want to head to the Burleigh Heads Hotel.
Other popular options include Harvest Moon or Finders Keepers, both of which are Tapas Bars on James Street.
Bin 12, Ze Pickle and Justin Lane also offer a diverse range of dining experiences. From the delicious burgers of Ze Pickle, to gourmet pizzas at Justin Lane, to fine dining at Bin 12 – you have more than enough options to try a new place every night. And better still, each place has a unique range of cocktails for you to enjoy.