A self-catering villa in Gold Coast affords a wealth of holiday opportunities from surfing at Surfers Paradise to visiting any one of the many theme parks, from exploring the mountains and waterfall valleys of the hinterland, to visiting any one of the wineries. There are beaches perfect for families with small children, beaches that supply the thrills for experienced surfers and everything in between.
On the shoreline near Gold Coast self-catering accommodation there are thirty beaches extending over 40 kilometres of shoreline nearly all of them patrolled by lifeguards. Most of the beaches have parks, picnic areas, cafes and restaurants making a whole day out by the sea a real possibility. Surfers Paradise and Cavill Avenue can be quite windy, perfect for surfers while Burleigh Head is sheltered from the southerly wind by hills making it a good place for swimming and relaxing.
The inland region where you will find Gold Coast holiday villas has three national parks, several mountains, creeks and natural rock formations. Mostly subtropical rainforest with some areas of dairy farms and wineries, there are various look out points in the mountains that afford the most spectacular views; visit Tamborine Mountain which has some wonderful restaurants serving local wine or take a wine tour and enjoy sampling different wines.
There are lots of theme parks in the vicinity of Gold Coast rental villas which make a good, action packed change from the beaches and countryside. There are plenty of discounts to be had from multi-park and multi-day passes to travel and entry combined. All the family will find something to entertain at Sea World, Wet’n’Wild, Movie World, Dream World, White Water World and many more. There are also some very good shopping malls, and souvenir shops; wool products, sheepskin, wine and opals are among the many mementos you may want to take home with you.
Holiday villas on the Gold Coast enjoy warm to hot weather in summer between December and February, generally warm autumns from March to May, Cold nights and warm sunny days in winter, June to August and cool nights are warm sunny days in spring, September to November. Generally the area is guaranteed 250 days of sunshine a year.
Gold Coast villa accommodation is minutes from the international Gold Coast Airport (OOL) which is served by every major city in Australia with limited international flights. You can get there throughout the year from London-Heathrow (LHR) via Singapore, and most airports in the UK if you transfer onto a domestic flight. Airlines from the UK are Qantas, British Airways, Jal, Jet Airways, Qatar Airways and Air France among many more.