14 Jul Why Noosa is one of the best holiday destinations in Australia!
Are you searching for the best holiday destinations in Australia? Then look no further than Noosa, voted QTIC’s Top Tourism Town in 2021!
This award recognises Queensland’s diverse and outstanding regional destinations, and rewards towns that work together with their tourism operators, businesses and local community to make their destination the best. Noosa took the crown due to its incredible visitor experience and commitment to fostering harmonious living between the environment, community and visitors.
Find out even more reasons why Noosa is one of the best holiday destinations in Australia… and come and experience what all of the fuss is about!
Dreamy sub-tropical weather
It’s all about a Noosa winter holiday and an Autumn, Spring and Summer holiday for that matter! Because, Noosa is famous for its fabulous, mild climate, and with around 300 days of sunshine per year, the Sunshine Coast has one of the highest sunshine ratings in the world – result.
Noosa is blessed with an average annual temperature of 25 degrees and the ocean temperature ranges from 19 degrees in winter to 25 degrees in summer. How ideal is that?!
Noosa will suit everyone with its temperate climate, which makes it the perfect holiday destination all year round.
Enviable beaches in a World Surfing Reserve
It’s easy to understand why Noosa attracts surfers and beach lovers from all over the world. The Noosa World Surfing Reserve covers the world class point breaks from Noosa Main Beach all the way to the beach break at North Sunshine Beach. Surrounded by the protected Noosa National Park, this area is a haven for you, wildlife and the environment!
From the warm, calm, clear waters of Main Beach to the hidden bay beaches throughout the national park, you will be spoilt for choice. With just a smattering of low-rise buildings near Hastings Street and none throughout the wilds of the park, you will feel a world away, yet connected. Take your time exploring the different beaches and you’ll discover some of the most enviable beaches in Australia.
Look across the ocean from Main Beach and discover the North Shore.
Sublime natural environment in a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve
Noosa’s natural beauty attracts millions of people every year that want to spend their holiday in a breathtaking natural environment that’s also very accessible! Come and experience this UNESCO Biosphere Reserve that covers some 150,000 hectares of freshwater, tidal and terrestrial areas.
Lose yourself within the protected national parks, conservation parks, State forests, lakes and rivers, where you can embrace this natural wonderland. Home to one of only two everglades’ systems on Earth, Noosa just keeps on giving! Whether you love outdoor activities and nature, or simply soaking up the picturesque sights while sipping your favourite drink, Noosa is your destination.
Winter is an ideal time to explore the Noosa Trail Network when the weather is normally forecast for sunny, dry and temperate, so plan your visit now!
Food glorious food
You don’t need to be in the city to get a fantastic selection of culinary delights from top chefs, it’s all right here is Noosa! Part of the joy of holidays is getting to eat out every day and not having to cook – just as well because there are so many restaurants to try!
Most Noosa restaurants source their ingredients from local farmers, which is grown organically and sustainably. Therefore, you can enjoy tasty food and drinks that support local people and Noosa’s stunning environment.
Taste your way through Noosa from fine dining on Hastings Street and quirky eateries in Noosa Junction, to relaxed meals on Noosa River and homey food in the hinterland. You’ll have to come back many times to sample them all, but that’s no biggie, right?
Passion and community spirit
Noosa is brimming with community spirit, where locals share a passion for protecting Noosa’s incredible environment. Here are just a few BIG examples:
Since 2007, the Noosa Shire has held UNESCO Biosphere Reserve status, recognising the ongoing efforts of the Noosa community to manage the region’s land, waters and wildlife sustainably, in harmony with locals and visitors.
Plastic Free Noosa has been empowering businesses, locals and visitors to eliminate single-use plastics since 2018. It’s easier than ever to enjoy takeaway drinks and food in plastic free packaging from the abundant restaurants and cafés that are committed to eradicating single use plastic.
After a two-year campaign by local surfers that documented Noosa’s 60-year battle to protect its coastline from pollution and over-development, and its evolution as a world-class surfing destination, Noosa become the tenth World Surfing Reserve in 2020.
You’ll be welcomed to a community, whose drive to protecting this natural wonderland is infectious. Where you too can be part of Noosa’s spirit just by being here and loving this place as much as we do!
Are you ready to visit one of the best holiday destinations in Australia?
Stay in Noosa Heads apartments
Stay in the heart of Noosa in The Cove apartments, where you can choose from 22 individually styled 2-, 3- or 4-bedroom apartments or penthouses. Fully self-contained and offering everything you could want for a wonderful stay, where you can unwind in the heated pool, surrounded by tropical forest.
Our beachfront apartments are in the prime location to experience one of the best holiday destinations in Australia – actually, THE best holiday destination in our opinion!
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