In the middle of our drive from Fraser Island To Sydney (more on that later), we made a quick stop in Surfer's Paradise and immediately realized it should have been longer.
We checked into our hotel, The Island Boutique Hotel Gold Coast, and the boys sped off to the beach for some surfing (or an attempt at surfing), and Caroline and I headed straight for the pool. As you can tell from the pictures, The Island was a literal dream. We both were OBSESSED with the ambiance and decor of the entire hotel and spent hours wandering from corner to corner.
The Island is located right in the heart of Surfer's Paradise and is central to all shopping and restaurants as well as a quick stroll to the beach. In our opinion, theres no reason to ever leave because everything you need is on site. Dine at the delicious Island Bistro or grab a cocktail from the The Island Rooftop that has views for days. If you are into finding a place for the perfect Instagram photo, it's an amazing photo op! There's even a Vegas-style game room that we practically had to drag the boys out of. The Island literally has it all!
My suggestion would be to spend your day by the adorable pool. Lined by striped umbrellas and comfy lounge chairs, it's definitely the perfect relaxation spot. Caroline and I could not get enough!
The Island Gold Coast is the perfect spot to stay if you are ever in Surfer's Paradise. We had the best time and can't wait to be back!