If you are planning a holiday on the Sunshine Coast, then Mooloolaba is easily the best option. Recently voted as the Travellers Choice number sixth best beach in Australia by Tripadvisor, Mooloolaba Beach for boasting one of the safest and most beautiful beaches. There are many features about Mooloolaba that make it a great choice when compared to other areas nearby.
When it comes to Mooloolaba, here are some of the major upsides when choosing it as your Sunshine Coast holiday destination.
- You Don’t Need A Car
If you just want to stay in and around Mooloolaba, there is no need for a car. From the centre of Mooloolaba, you can walk to the beach, to countless restaurants and cafes and to famous tourist destinations too, including the underwater world of SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast.
It is also possible to stroll the boardwalk from Mooloolaba to Alexandra Headlands, the next beach suburb. Along the way, you could stop and have a drink or a picnic and admire the views from the headland that separates the two suburbs.
If you do want to get to some areas like the hinterland, the Ginger Factory or the Eumundi Market, then the are local car hire services in Mooloolaba, with simple rates and contactless collection points within easy walking distance from our hotel.
- Very Central
From Mooloolaba it is very easy to get to any nearby coastal location, or into the Hinterland. Day trips to Noosa, Coolum, Eumundi, Maroochydore, Caloundra and the rolling green hills of Montville and Maleny are a breeze.
Mooloolaba is also connected directly to the Bruce Highway, by the Sunshine Motorway. Mooloolaba is only about a 15-minute trip to, or from the Sunshine Coast airport and shuttles are easily arranged.
- Awesome Beach
There are a lot of amazing beaches on the Sunshine Coast. In Mooloolaba however, first, you have the choice of the north-facing, patrolled, busy main beach. The long stretch then fades to a quieter, calmer section of beach that is protected by Point Cartwright and the rock wall entrance to Mooloolaba’s canals. This part of Mooloolaba Beach can also offer some rare natural shade from trees that line the beach.
On the west, or northern end of the beach, there is also a rock shelf that can be explored.
- Affordable Prices
While Noosa has a great selection of hotels and beachside apartments, it is a more affordable option with us at Nautilus Mooloolaba and the shopping options cater to a wider variety of budgets. There is also more parking in Mooloolaba, so you won’t need to drive around and around trying to find a parking spot.
- The Wharf Mooloolaba
As an alternative to the Esplanade, Mooloolaba also has the Wharf precinct. Home to SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast Life Aquarium and a growing collection of excellent restaurants and boutique shopping. Not to mention the perfect place to watch the boats rolling in and out of the harbour!
- Relaxed and Safe
The beach and esplanade areas of Mooloolaba have very restricted vehicle access and speed limits. The restaurants and shopping along the esplanade offer wide footpaths and a coastal boardwalk without busy traffic to contend with. This not only gives Mooloolaba more of a resort feel, it also makes it safer for families with young children.
There are many other benefits of choosing Mooloolaba as your base on the Sunshine Coast. But, we know you will agree that, of the whole Sunshine Coast, Mooloolaba is unmatched and offers so much as a tourist destination or weekend getaway.
Our self contained holiday apartments in Mooloolaba open up a world for you to explore in a private, affordable and comfortable location.