Caloundra Hotels and Accommodation

Caloundra, Queensland, Australia is a lovely, charming seaside city of 20,000 on the more southern coast of Queensland. It is on the southern cusp of what is considered the beginning of the Sunshine Coast. Caloundra is a popular vacation destination and holiday resort area, and has a great variety of hotels and resorts for the holiday traveler. Whatever accommodation any traveler might desire, Caloundra has it – from luxury resorts to more frugal hotels.
There are two beaches considered best in Caloundra – Bullock Beach and Golden Beach. Many fine resorts and hotels are found along or close to these beaches, as well as Kings Beach. Bullock and Golden are considered the most family-friendly.
There is a sheltered harbor, which is an excellent area for water activities and sports, including swimming, kayaking, and sailboarding. Catamarans are also for hire here, too. Between the mainland south of Caloundra and Bribie Island, there is Pumicestone Passage, a long, large area of water also perfect for water pastimes.
As mentioned, there is a wide array of choices of Caloundra accommodation for the weary traveler to rest in Caloundra, or for the vacationer to enjoy relaxation in luxury and comfort. Here are just a few of the hotels resort areas which have received rave reviews from those who stayed there.
Rydges Oasis resort is an idyllic resort area on 10 acres of well manicured palm gardens, located on North Street, Landsborough Parade, Golden Beach. It boasts an a la carte restaurant, The Deck, situated on a lovely water lily pond. There is a choice of rooms ranging from spa rooms to personal, individual apartments and villas. Guest facilities abound, including tennis, pool, laundry, wireless internet availability, and many others.
Other highly rated Caloundra hotels include Gemini Resort, also on Landsborough Parade, Golden Beach. From here, as well as from other hotels along the beaches of Caloundra, are kayaks, catamarans, and sailboards for hire. For those who love golf, this will be like golf heaven, as there are two well-acclaimed golf courses nearby – Caloundra Gold Course and Pelican Waters.
Mariner’s Resort, 10 Saltair Street, is on King’s Beach. It has many apartments available also, 2-3 bedrooms, and even penthouses. From here, Steve Irwin’s Australia Zoo is within 20 minutes.
Belaire, 34 Minchinton Street, is a hotel that has an apartment modified for disabled persons, and also has a spa suite among its luxury accommodations.
Rolling Surf Resorts, also on King’s Beach, offers luxury apartments and many amenities for vacationers’ comfort and enjoyment.
There are other places of accommodation such as Cheltenham Apartments or Lindomare Apartments, Portobello by the Sea (on Dickey Beach), Currimundi Lakeside Bed and Breakfast, or Caloundra City Backpackers. All of these have received reasonably good to excellent reviews by previous guests.
Whatever your need or wish for accommodation in Caloundra, you are sure to find something satisfying!


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