Generations of Australians have returned to stay in Coolangatta accommodation for their annual holidays. Coolangatta has historically been the favorite of all the Gold Coast Accommodation since neck to knee bathing costumes were in fashion. The proof of this lies in the photographs displayed in local pubs and restaurants showing the fun and games enjoyed by beachgoers during this era. Vistors from New South Wales and Victoria could arrive via rail as far as Murwillumbah and then transfer on to Tweed Heads and Colangatta. Today Coolangatta has its own airport with direct flights from southern capital cities, so it is the easiest part of the Gold Coast to get to.
Coolangatta lies in a fantastic region filled with beatiful attractions and activities. The Gold Coast Hinterland lies immediatly to its west with beautiful mountain scenery, waterfalls, rainforests and superb wildlife. Immediatly adjoining it to the south is Tweed Heads and the estary of the Tweed River which provides holiday activities like swimming, fishing surfing, diving, waterskiing and bushwalking. Kingsclff lies slightly further south and is right on Salt Beach which has a reputation as one of the best beaches in Australia. For those that want a taste of the highlife during their holiday, the glitz and glamour of Surfers Paradise is only a short drive to the north. For those who like to shop while on holiday they will be in paradise. There is a large shopping centre in the Coolangatta - Tweed Heads main street while several local shopping plaza's provide the opportunity to shop till you drop.
Coolangatta has plenty of its own fantastic holiday accommodation. The main surf beach has an esplanade that is home to many high rise resorts and apartment buildings. Most of the ground floor of these buildings contain a row of great restaurants and cafes with alfresco dining along the beachfront being the order of the day. There are several surfing breaks in Coolangatta that are icons in the surfing fraternity. Snapper Rocks and Point Danger both provide fantastic surfing breaks.
The southern end of the Gold Coast and Northern New South Wales has a special charm and so much for vistors to see and do. Now is the time to visit this superb region, so book some Coolangatta accommodation now and do what your grandparents would have done while staying in the beautiful Tweed valley.