Holidays in the Sunshine Coast city of Caloundra are particularly popular with Australian families. Caloundra is located at the top end of Bribie Island at the northern end of Moreton Bay and is the southernmost holiday centre on the Sunshine Coast. Caloundra is busy all year round as it is very popular as a domestic holiday destination as well as internationally. For these reasons it is imperative to book your luxury accommodation early to avoid disappointment.
The southern end of the Sunshine Coast is more laid back than the more cosmopolitan regions of Mooloolaba and Noosa. Families will find the lifestyle around Caloundra, will provide ideal conditions for kids to be entertained at the beach or with a tour or drive to the hinterland. There are many area and Caloundra attractions. Steve Irwin’s Australia Zoo is a must see. Caloundra is fantastic for shopping, cafes and restaurants as well as having a number of beaches close by. Caloundra is lucky to have both excellent surfing beaches as well as calm water beaches facing Pumicestone Passage so you can take your pick.
The range of Caloundra accommodation that is available is exciting. There are many family styles accommodation available like apartment and resorts. You can choose to stay on the ocean side with some great surf beaches or you can choose the protected inshore side which is wonderful for families. The calm waters of Pumicestone Pasage are great for kids to swim and fish and there is a range of accommodation that has complete waterfrontage. Portobello by the Sea is a great family destination as is Pumicestone Blue apartments, Breakfree Grand Pacific, Gemini towers and Centrepoint apartments. In this website you will find detailed information including up to date pricing on a huge range of products.
The main Street of caloundra is called Bulcock Street and it is home to some very nice hotels as well as a comprehensive shopping precinct with lots of cafes and restaurants. There is also a large shopping plaza a short distance to the west. Caloundra has excellent shopping, great beaches, top of the range golf courses and is a wonderful holiday destination.