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
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.
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.
Nobbys Beach map