So that was Christmas! The festivities may be over for another year but there’s no need to feel blue. Now’s the perfect time to start planning your next vacation so don’t forget to check out the deals on Broadbeach holiday accommodation.
The beauty of Queensland’s Gold Coast is that it’s affordable and enjoys a fabulous climate all year round. That means any time is a good time to book holiday accommodation in Broadbeach. So, if you missed out on a Christmas vacation why not plan a weekend away?
Broadbeach holiday accommodation comes in all shapes and sizes, so you’ll always find something that suits. A great choice is resort accommodation. Generally located close to the beach, resort apartments offer affordable luxury, plenty of space plus great resort facilities.
Popular Holiday Accommodation
Whatever you decide you should be making a booking soon, as the Gold Coast is going to be bustling this year. Famous for its 57km of coastline, this popular holiday destination has so much to offer in 2018.
The biggest attraction of the year is sure to be the Commonwealth Games. The countdown has well and truly begun, with the recent arrival of the Queen’s baton in Brisbane. The baton will travel an astonishing 40,000km around Australia before arriving on the Gold Coast. The Games themselves run from April 4 to 15.
More than 6,600 athletes and team officials from 70 nations and territories will converge on the Gold Coast for the Games. A mind-blowing variety of sports will be played, from boxing and beach volleyball to wrestling and weightlifting.
2018 Commonwealth Games
The 2018 Commonwealth Games will be held at various venues across the region, including Broadbeach. The netball preliminaries and basketball finals will be held at the Gold Coast Convention and Entertainment Centre which is just footsteps from the fabulous Phoenician Resort.
Whilst hosting the 2018 Commonwealth Games is a major coup for the Gold Coast, it’s not the only reason for visiting. The region is famous for its long list of major events, happening all year round. There really is something for everyone, from sport to opera.
Kicking off we have the 2018 Burleigh Pro surf championships on January 25-28. A mecca for sports fans, the event attracts the world’s best surfers, all battling it out for the World Surf League QS points and purse.
Visitor Numbers Are Up
February 25 sees the Gold Coast Triathlon get underway, whilst surfing returns in March for the Quiksilver and Roxy Pro. Boaties won’t be able to resist the Australian Superyacht Rendezvous on April 20 and 21, at Coomera – just a short drive from Broadbeach holiday accommodation.
From the Cooly Classic Ocean Swim (May) to the Gold Coast Food and Wine Festival (May/June), there’s something for everyone this year. And don’t just take our word for it! The year to September 2017 saw a 14.3% increase in domestic tourists visiting the region. Day-trippers alone made up 8.1 million, with 4.164 million visitors in total for the year.
Throughout 2017 Broadbeach and the rest of the Gold Coast scooped numerous rewards for holiday accommodation, dining out and tourist attractions, proving that the region just keeps on getting better.
Walking Distance to Convention Centre
Research shows that resort accommodation is now almost as popular with business travellers as it is with tourists and weekenders. With AAA 4-Star resorts within walking distance of the Gold Coast Convention Centre and other business destinations, it’s easy to see why.
Space, security, privacy and luxury are just some of the reasons why one and two-bedroom apartments at resorts like the Phoenician are being booked up. But that doesn’t stop the great deals! Right now you can claim a massive 15% off the cost of your accommodation when you book a courtyard or garden view apartment.
Book an extended stay and you’ll be amazed at the savings. It’s cheaper than staying at home! And then there’s May Madness which, this year, has been extended to include March and April (block out dates apply).
There’s a Winter Special at the Phoenician Resort, too, with 25% off the cost of a five-night stay in a one-bedroom apartment during May, June, July and August (block out dates apply).
Even without the lure of these major events, the Gold Coast is hard to beat. Booking Broadbeach holiday accommodation gives you easy access to pristine beaches and waterways, amazing cafes and restaurants, major shopping and international entertainment.
No trip to the Gold Coast is complete without a visit to its lush hinterland, where you can enjoy cool mountain breezes, breathtaking views, ancient rainforests and country hospitality. A complete contrast to the coast, it’s so close and very easy to get to.
With all the boxes ticked when it comes to location, climate, accommodation, attractions and events, all that’s left to do is make your booking. Check online for the hottest deals on holiday accommodation in Broadbeach.