The Gold Coast boasts some of the most famous and well loved tourist attractions in Australia, and at our Main Beach Gold Coast accommodation, you are spoilt for choice. Surrounded on two sides by the Southport Broadwater and Nerang River, and with the sparkling expanse of the Pacific Ocean to the east, Main Beach is almost an island in itself, but with a huge variety of theme parks, art galleries and restaurants just minutes away, you will never feel cut off from the action.
Our location means an easy 5 minute walk to the GC Light Rail trips both to the North West accessing Griffith University & extending out to Helensvale with links to Queensland Rail & Brisbane City Rail as well as GC Light Rail to the south linking you directly to Surfers Paradise, Broadbeach & Pacific Fair Shopping Centre. You can also enjoy a short walk along Main Beach Parade to our local Surf Club where you can sign in as a guest & enjoy some delicious local seafood & affordable family meals.
Main Beach Attractions
Be spoilt for choice, with so many great things to do in the Main Beach area. We have Fishermans Wharf within a 5 minute drive where you can enjoy a diverse range of different restaurants & eateries. Within the same precinct you will find the world renowned Marina Mirage where you'll be able to shop to your hearts content. Marina Mirage features some of the worlds most luxurious brands, fine dining & Beauty Spas. Across the Broadwater adjacent to Marina Mirage you will find Australia Fair Shopping Centre & the Broadwater Parklands. The Broadwater features many great activities includinga swimming area & purpose built rockpool area perfect for children & families to cool off after a warm day. The Broadwater also plays host to the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre which includes a gym, olympic size swimming pool & cafe.
Main Beach is also the hub for alot of Gold Coast locals who like to enjoy an escape from the central Surfers Paradise precinct. Main Beach is renowned for amazing coffee, exceptional food & a relaxed coastal vibe.
Shopping and Dining
Our Carrington Court apartments are just up the road from Tedder Avenue, one of Queenland's premier shopping and dining districts. With a huge selection of chic boutiques and restaurants to suit every palette and budget, there's no better place to pick up a one of kind bargain or indulge in a spot of people watching while you sample the huge array of delicious world cuisine on offer. Just north of our Main Beach accommodation apartments are Marina Mirage and Mariners Cove, home to a diverse mix of fashion boutiques, bars and restaurants, most of which boast stunning views of Southport Broadwater with its multi-million dollar yachts, jet-skiers and swooping seagulls.
Gold Coast Beaches
Main Beach is one of the most popular beaches on the Gold Coast, and it's not hard to see why. From scuba diving to jet- skiing, the beach boasts a selection of water sports to impress even the most seasoned adrenaline junkie. But if sitting back and soaking up some rays is more your style, you'll find the perfect spot for a peaceful afternoon among the golden sand dunes near Sheraton Mirage, just 1km up from the main beach.
Theme Parks and Family Attractions
Our Carrington Court apartments are perfectly situated for many of Australia's best family attractions and theme parks. Discover the secrets of the deep at Sea World, a huge marine based theme park with interactive dolphin shows, exhilarating roller coasters and rare opportunities to get up close and personal with sea animals. If you are still craving excitement, head over to Surfers Paradise just north of Main Beach for more thrilling rides and action-packed family fun. The Gold Coast is packed with some of Australia's best attractions including, Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, Dreamworld & White Water World, Outback Spectacular, as well as taking advantage of services like Gold Coast Hot Air balooning & Draculas Cabaret Show & Dinner. Whatever you do, you are sure to have a great holiday when you stay at Carrington Court Main Beach. We are always happy to help you get the most out of your holiday at Carrington Court.
For theme park brochures and help with tickets, bookings and coach transfers, just drop by our reception area at any time and speak to Jane or Mike. Carrington Court has partnered with Experience Oz to provide you the best hot deals and value adds on tours and attractions on the Gold Coast. Whether you are looking to go to a theme park, on a cruise, need a transfer or wish to book a hot air balloon flight, we can help you with it all. We charge NO booking fees or credit cards fees and are often cheaper than if turn up directly to an attraction. Be sure to pre-book your tickets to save time and money!!