Gold Coast Top 5 Resorts for Beach Bums

Gold Coast Top 5 Resorts for Beach Bums

For those that classify their perfect Schoolies holiday as essentially living at the beach, we’ve picked out five Gold Coast resorts that will please EVERY beach bum. Whether you’re looking to spend the week soaking up the sunshine, taking on some fun waves or simply sitting back on an endless stretch of Gold Coast sand while you wait for the evening’s shenanigans to unfold, we’ve got you sorted!

See below for our top picks...

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Surfers International Apartments (from $615)

Distance to beach: Opposite

Distance to Cavill Ave: 300m

At Surfers International EVERY apartment faces the ocean! The high-rise resort is centrally located to restaurants, cafes, bars, clubs, shopping and is DIRECTLY opposite the beach meaning it is the perfect location for someone that can’t get away from the ocean. We recommend securing your room ASAP as this hotel is one of our fastest selling resorts.


Paros On the Beach (from $523)

Distance to beach: OPPOSITE

Distance to Cavill Ave: 1400m

Paros on the Beach is also located DIRECTLY OPPOSITE the beach between Surfers Paradise and stylish Broadbeach. Each beachfront apartment offers distinctive Greek Island architecture and decor, making you feel as though are somewhere in a villa off the coast of Ios. Facilities at the hotel include an outdoor pool, BBQ, spa, direct beach access, tour desk, tennis court and undercover parking.


View Pacific Holiday Apartments (from $456)

Distance to beach: 50m

Cavill Ave: 450m

With the beach on your doorstep and Cavill Avenue just two blocks away, View Pacific is centrally located, affordable and one of our best beachfront deals. Each apartment is self-contained and enjoys access to a BBQ and swimming pool.  The hotel’s tour desk can also organise a shuttle bus from its front door to any of the five theme park on the fun filled Gold Coast. Room rates start from just $468 per person for the week!

Surfers Chalet Apartments (from $439)

Distance to beach: Opposite

Distance to Cavill Ave: 800m

Surfers Chalet is located smack bang in the middle of all the action at Schoolies and is directly opposite the beach! Just a ten minute walk to Cavill Avenue and shopping and restaurants on the Gold Coast, this hotel’s prime position makes it the perfect Schoolies destination for a beach bum. Relax by the pool, chill out in the sauna/spa or head to the Northcliffe Surf Club for some fish and chips for a break between partying, surfing and maintaining your sun kissed glow. Room rates start from just $465 per person for the week!


BreakFree Moroccan Private Apartments

Distance to the beach: Opposite

Distance to Cavill Avenue: 500m

Moroccan is one of our all-time favourite resorts for Schoolies and almost always sells out! Situated directly opposite the beach and a short walk to Cavill Avenue, the high rise resort is set amongst a landscape of tropical gardens with spectacular views of the beach and the huge surf. Facilities at the resort include a games room, vending machines, gym, tour desk, indoor pool, undercover parking, sauna and BBQ facilities.

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