You could start in the surf, with its beautiful beaches, framed by lazy parks home to weekend markets and weekday yoga classes. Or wander down the Broadbeach Mall, peppered with roving street artists and framed by some of the best alfresco dining on the coast.
Situated between glistening Surfers Paradise and laid back Coolangatta, Burleigh Heads is famous for pumping surf breaks, towering pine trees and 'to be seen' hip dining.
Spot the endless stream of surfers and fishermen day and night walking through Burleigh Heads National Park from The Cove to Echo Beach.
Australia's famous Surfers Paradise Beach lies at the heart of Queensland's Gold Coast. Swim and surf along the expansive beaches with a two kilometre stretch of golden sand and rolling surf.
Riding a wave here sits highly on the bucket list of holiday makers.
Tallebudgera is best known for its sparkling creek which is framed by the Burleigh Heads National Park on one side and Palm Beach on the other.
While the creek waters are renowned for their relative calm, those seeking surf need only walk to nearby Tallebudgera Beach for a few great waves.