Searching for the best family friendly holiday spot on the Gold Coast?
Need a spacious venue for a family reunion, private party or function? We have it! And, we offer discounts for groups, so book now to secure space for your function!
Our beautiful self-contained one, two and three bedroom apartments are completely equipped to be your home away from home. Don’t stay in a cramped motel – enjoy luxurious space, quality furnishings, sweeping ocean views and exceptional facilities as you experience living by the sea with your family. Each apartment features a large kitchen, full size bathroom with shower and tub, internal laundry, air conditioning, cable TV and DVD players. We have a huge range of facilities and activities to keep the kids entertained, including:
- Sparkling heated pool
- Children’s wading pool
- Games room
- Golf driving nets
- Private BBQ area
- Two full sized tennis courts.
We also offer a gymnasium, complimentary secure parking, access to wifi and some of the most competitive rates on the Gold Coast – all in the heart of Coolangatta with the ocean at your doorstep. Ocean Plaza Resort’s spacious accommodation options and variety of onsite facilities makes us extremely popular for large group bookings, family reunions, parties, and functions. Book your next private function with us and receive a discounted rate. Call us today on (07) 5536 9999!
What’s on this month in Coolangatta and on the Gold Coast?
Regular visitors know the Gold Coast never disappoints! There’s always something happening for all ages and October is no exception. Here is our pick of the top things to do on the Gold Coast in the next month.
Movies in the Park: Finding Nemo – 11 October, Central Park, Varsity Lakes.
Who doesn’t love Nemo? Watch all the under the sea action under the stars this weekend. In addition to Nemo, there’ll be carnival rides, food, and entertainment – a great family friendly night out on the Gold Coast.
Buskers by the Creek – 18 to 19 October, Winder’s Park, Currumbin.
There’s FREE entry to this diverse event that will feature more than 100 performers, singers, acrobats, drummers, hula dancers, and extreme sport enthusiasts. Families will love the kids zone with arts, crafts and hourly music workshops; there’ll be food from Pop Tacos, Chubby’s Diner and Vira Lata and of course plenty of live music to enjoy.
V8 Supercars Gold Coast 600 – 24 to 26 October, Surfers Paradise.
Noise, speed and heart stopping adrenalin, one of the Gold Coast’s favourite events is back this October. Watch all the action trackside, go for a pit walk, or soak up the array of entertainment options, including the Hilltop Hoods, in this must see three-day event.
Gold Coast International Marine Expo – 17 to 19 October, Coomera.
Experience a behind the scenes look at the marine industry with a variety of live technical demonstrations, factory tours and attractions. More than just boats, the expo will feature jetpack demonstrations, the exclusive launch of the world famous Jetovator, Coomera Cup paddle race, fishing tank show and cooking demonstrations with Bart Beek, and much, much more. Keep the kids entertained with Segway rides, Sirocco Bumper Boats, a giant slide and face painting!
Coolangatta Gold – 1 to 2 November, Coolangatta.
Are you up for one of the toughest endurance races in the ironman world? You can enter or just watch the 42km ski, run, swim, board event on the beaches between Coolangatta and Broadbeach. The Coolangatta Gold is one of the most famous events on the Surf Life Saving calendar. Now in its 30th year it’s one not to be missed.
Pan Pacific Masters Games – 1 to 9 November, venues across the Gold Coast.
Get a taste of the sportsmanship, athleticism and team atmosphere of the Commonwealth Games before it comes to the Gold Coast with the Pan Pacific Masters Games – now Queensland’s largest multi-sport event. Featuring more than 40 sports, with a record 12,200 competitors from 30 countries, the Pan Pacifics will showcase world-class events in a world-class destination. More than just sport, the event includes nightly entertainment from acts such as Ian Moss and Ally Fowler.
And don’t forget regular Coolangatta favourite the Coolangatta Beachfront Markets – held right outside your door at Ocean Plaza Resort on Sunday 12 October.
Ocean Plaza Resort winner!
Congratulations to Mrs Lynn Miller who won free tickets to the Oh What A Night show at Twin Towns. We hope you enjoyed the show!
Acts coming up at Twin Towns include The McClymonts, Marina Prior, Rick Astley and the ABBA show. For more information visit www.twintowns.com.au
Daylight savings reminder for Coolangatta
A reminder to all our lovely guests – Ocean Plaza Resort, the Coolangatta airport and Twin Towns are all operating on Queensland time, so remember to take that into account when booking your stay, your flights and your shows.
Are you ready to relax on your next family holiday? We have everything you need for a stress-free stay! Book now using the form to your right and make sure you check out our amazing reviews on Trip Advisor.