BOASTING THE CONVENIENCE OF A BEACHFRONT LOCATION IN THE HEART OF THE PALM BEACH COMMUNITY, YOU WILL LOSE YOURSELF ON LONG BEACH WALKS, DISCOVER HIDDEN ROCK POOLS, LEARN TO SURF, SHOP THE STREETS AND DELIGHT YOUR INNER FOODIE. BUT BE CAREFUL… YOU MIGHT RUN OUT OF TIME TO DO IT ALL…
Dangerously close to some of the best restaurant and bars, you’ll want to leave the cooking for another day:
8th Ave Terrace – modern Australian with a fantastic rooftop bar and located directly across the road. Enjoy a house made charcuterie board or dine on some of the best local produce carefully hand selected by the renowned kitchen team. With live music on the regular it’s the perfect excuse to savour more than one drink from their decadent cocktail list.
Balboa Italian – Within the exposed brick walls and chandeliered ceilings of this interior design gem you will be treated to some of the coast’s finest Italian. Enjoy all the traditional favourites from antipasti to pasta and their wood fired pizzas prepared in true Neapolitan style by Italian chefs who now call this Palm Beach restaurant home.
The Collective – A unique dining experience this up market styled food hall is a Gold Coast must see foodie destination. With five restaurants all cohabiting in the same space you and your friends can choose from different cuisines all shared together at the same table.
Your morning coffee is literally on your doorstep. There is an array of café’s to choose from and our favourites include:
Spikexx – Original old surf shop, which plays a huge part in the history of the area. Enjoy an olde world jaffle on the breezy balcony or sit indoors on the retro couches, amongst the dusty old books, Bromley artwork and stained glass windows. You will love the original hardwood flooring – a favourite place to bring your laptop or book.
Scottish Prince – this venue transports you back to the vessel that met it’s cruel fate off Main Beach in 1887 whilst transporting whiskey from Aberdeen to Brisbane. They offer guided whiskey tastings in their American oak walled dining room (which is what whiskey is rested in) it’s pretty amazing! Vegetarians are heartily catered for here at the Scottish Prince.
Wilderness – Mediterranean meets Hampton’s inspired rooftop bar serving sunset cocktails and taco share plates this venue captures the Palmie vibe.
Mr Bengel – caffeine bar designed to help get you through that morning grind! this cafe is operated by the duo who is behind Justin Lane and Harry’s Steakhouse at Burleigh. A 2 min walk from Beach Palms (ask for your coffee card!)
Barefoot Barista – get ready to line up! the regular local crowd will be there lining up from early am prepared to wait for that perfect cuppa and food if you are hungry.
Lester & Earl – American style burger bar with great beers and great views. An all round winner and ideal for families too.
Palm Beach Surf Living Saving Club – Situated right on the sands of the beach and a literal 50 metre walk from your unit, this genuine surf living saving club offers some of the best views and great value meals. Chat with the locals and in the winter months catch a whale or two from your table.
BEACHES & ROCKPOOLS
Our patrolled beaches are some of the most beautiful in the world and only a 20 metre walk away. Take a swim out the front like a local or visit Currumbin Alley, just a short stroll away, renowned for it’s surf break.
Palm Beach is perfectly positioned between two of the Gold Coast’s most breath taking blue water creeks – Currumbin Creek & Tallebudgera Creek. Ideal for swimming with the little ones or hire a paddleboard and glide the waterways.
The Currumbin Rockpools are a quick 10 minute drive away. These natural swimming pools with ropes swings, sheltered picnic tables, snack bar and toilet facilities make for a perfect day out.
Thrill seeker, nature needer or book reader, Palm Beach is a gateway to the Gold Coast and there are activities to keep everyone occupied whether close by or a little further away:
Gold Coast Hinterland
Venture beyond Palm Beach – just a short drive – into the cool, green world of the Gold Coast hinterland. Here you can choose from a wonderful cross-section of some of the most popular walks across South East Queensland.
Feel revitalised by the ancient Gondwana World Heritage Area forests, a precious haven for wildlife, plunging waterfalls and rainforest giants. Glance back to the horizon for a bird’s eye view of our beautiful glittering beaches and amazing skyline. Escape and revitalise naturally.
Freeman’s Organic Farm Tours
EST. 1915 Australia’s original banana plantation. Here education regarding organic farming is encouraged, bring the kids and go on a farm tour – another short drive from Palm Beach into the beautiful Currumbin Valley. Enjoy the live music, produce, cafe and lookout. Farmer David welcomes all guests from Beach Palms with a free coffee!! Urban farming at it’s best.