Fortunately, the Gold Coast has some truly fantastic resorts and holiday apartments well-suited to families large and small. So, we made it easy, here is a mega-list of family-friendly accommodation on the Gold Coast all on one page covering the best child-friendly resorts, budget family accommodation, and large 2 and 3 bedroom apartments.
Here are our picks for the top family-friendly resorts and accommodation on the Gold Coast
Kid Friendly Resorts
Paradise Resort Gold Coast features a water-park, lagoon pool and spa, kids club, ice-skating rink, rock climbing wall and a range of free activities and live entertainment including a magician, trivia night and character shows. The resort is surrounded by lush gardens and is close to the beaches and attractions of Surfers Paradise. There is also a convenience store, bistro, cafe, and bar.
The Turtle Beach Resort offers family-size apartments surrounded by lush gardens and swimming pools. Facilities here include lagoon pool, pool slide, spa pool, splash zone water park, mini-golf, and several other activities for kids. The on-site Deck Restaurant and Bar offers a delicious selection of wood-fired pizzas, salads, and drinks.
Sea World Resort offers a very family friendly resort with amenities such as swimming pool, waterslide, hot tub, sauna, gym, spa, children’s playground, a buffet restaurant, a Japanese restaurant, and a cafe.
Budget Family Accommodation & Resort Options
Accommodation options include self-contained villas, private townhouses, and studio rooms. All rooms are air-conditioned and offer a sofa, a private bathroom, and a refrigerator. Some room types have a fully equipped kitchen and a lounge area with a flat-screen TV. Facilities here include 4 resort style swimming pools, heated spas, tennis court, an on-site restaurant, and a pirate-themed mini golf course. The younger guests will love the giant jumping pillow, kids’ activities, and outdoor cinema.
Gold Coast Holiday Park is set in 32-acres of lush sub-tropical gardens on Salt Water Creek. This property features a resort pool, water-slide, spa, licensed cafe, an activity center, petting farm, tennis court, jumping pillow, BBQ facilities, a variety of bikes, and BMX track.
Horizons Holiday facilities include a heated swimming pool, sauna, and a hot tub. There is also a games room, mini-golf course, and barbecue entertainment area. All apartments at Horizons Burleigh Heads feature a full kitchen, private laundry facilities, and a large balcony.
Ashmore Palms offers self-contained resort-style accommodation on 6 hectares of tropical landscaped gardens. Facilities include 2 swimming lagoons, 2 children’s playgrounds, and a full-size tennis court. Each cabin includes a fully equipped kitchen, bathroom, heating, and air conditioning. Guests have access to covered BBQ facilities, coin-operated laundry facilities, an internet kiosk. Guests enjoy free hire of tennis racquets, board games, and DVDs. Free children’s activities include arts and crafts, balloon modeling, tennis lessons, and face painting.
Large Family Accommodation (2 & 3 Bedroom Apartments)
Offering one, two and three bedroom apartments, the resort features 2 swimming pools, a spa, games room, and playground. All apartments include a fully-equipped kitchen, laundry facilities, and a large balcony, some with direct pool access.
Offering large two bedroom apartments that are fully self-contained with kitchen, fridge, and laundry. They also offer pool and spa.
Offering one, two and three bedroom apartments including a spa bath, fully equipped kitchen and laundry facilities. Onsite facilities include a heated pool and a 25 m lap pool. There’s also a state of the art gym, sauna, and spa.
Located in central Broadbeach offering one, two and three bedroom apartments and three bedroom sub-penthouse. The spacious, luxurious apartments offer high-quality furnishings and state-of-the-art gourmet kitchens. Each feature cable TV, a DVD player and a flat-screen TV with cable channels. Amenities include an infinity swimming pool, rooftop spa, and fitness centre.