The Best of Nobbys Beach

Located south of Surfers Paradise in between Miami and Mermaid Beach on the coastline of the Gold Coast is the suburb of Nobby Beach. A small suburb, it offers a mostly quiet, beautiful beach and a group of shops popular for its cafes and eateries.



Nobbys is almost a secret suburb with many businesses listed as part of the more well-known Mermaid Beach or Miami, regardless, it’s a superb little spot.

Where Chairlift Avenue meets Gold Coast Hwy there’s Magic Mountain Resort, Santorini Apartments and a cluster of shops including cafes, coffee shop, fish and chips, small supermarket, a bookshop, a butcher and more.



Nobby’s Beach lies between Mermaid Beach to the north and Miami Beach to the south. It’s a patrolled section of beach with lifeguard towers located at

  • Nobbys Beach SLSC near Lavarack Rd
  • Seashell Avenue Lifeguards

For current warnings and Lifeguard hours see the Beachsafe website.


The Top Bars, Restaurants and Cafes in Nobbys Beach

  • Nobby’s Beach Surf Club – bar, gaming, bistro meals and superb views
  • Gemellini – Italian – Gold Coast Hwy
  • Cambus Wallace – boat themed bar with DJ – 4/2237 Gold Coast Highway
  • Bine Craft Beer Bar – craft beer – 2 Chairlift Avenue
  • Fire Cue Bar & Grill – 1/2243 Gold Coast Hwy



The Top accommodation in Nobbys Beach area

Beaches On Wave Street

3.5 Star | av rates 110 and up

Usually, only bookable for three consecutive nights or longer, Beaches on Wave offers great value in a superb location just a minutes walk from the beach. Amenities include BBQ, swimming pool, and hot tub. Rooms are self-contained with full kitchen inc fridge.

Santorini By The Sea

3.5 Star | av rates 168 and up

A short walk from the beach and near to local eateries, Santorini By The Sea features a swimming pool with hot tub and offers fully self-contained apartments with full kitchen inc fridge.




There is a bust stop on the Gold Coast Hwy at the front of the Nobbys shops near Lavarack Ave.


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