Sanctuary Cove to Main Beach

Waterfront Style and Sophistication

Head to the northern end of the Gold Coast for a touch of style and sophistication.

Sanctuary Cove offers a wide choice of dining and shopping, as well as a tranquil marina and beautiful golf courses. Spend a day in the ambience of this unparalleled lifestyle or make your way down to the Broadwater, where a wonderful waterfront promenade stretches all the way down to Southport.

Labrador was one of the first suburbs of the Gold Coast to be developed, back in the 1950s, and is now a pleasant mixture of wide, tree-lined streets, original housing and upmarket high-rise developments. It’s also home to the fantastic outlet shopping mall, Harbour Town, where you are sure to find yourself a great bargain.

Southport, just north of Surfers Paradise, is a great place to stay if you want to be close to all the action without actually being in the heart of it. Here you will find a variety of accommodation, the Broadwater’s beautiful picnic areas and terrific shopping at Australia Fair.

Main Beach is famous for its luxurious apartments and hotels, such as Palazzo Versace, as well as its one-off local boutiques, designer clothing and award-winning restaurants at the nearby Marina Mirage. The cafes on Tedder Avenue are a local favourite and a great place for celebrity-spotting.

Insiders' Tips

  1. Something for Everyone: From Marina Mirage and Westfield, to Australia Fair and Harbour Town, the Gold Coast caters for every taste and budget.
  2. Sunshine Activities: Spend your day relaxing on a calm water cruise out to the seaway, or twist and turn in a high-speed jet boat.
  3. Round of Golf: With two internationally renowned championship golf courses, Sanctuary Cove is a premier golfing destination.

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