Broadbeach Travel Guide
Bathing in the sunshine on the Gold Coast, you'll find the beautiful Broadbeach. Known as ‘Broadie’ by the locals, this tourist destination is home to sun, sea, and sand. The stunning beaches boast golden sand and blue water, perfect for relaxing, as well as enjoying surfing and water sports. There are plenty of alfresco dining options in Broadbeach for holidaymakers to treat themselves, plus shopping opportunities.
Things to do in Broadbeach
One of the top places to go for surfing is Kurrawa Beach. The waves mean that Australian Surf Life Saving Championships are held here and there is also a boardwalk for walking and rollerblading during the day. Pacific Fair Shopping center is one of the largest retail centers in Australia, with 400 stores that shopaholics will love. Art and Craft on the Coast Market hosts 150 unique stalls too, with souvenirs and gifts that you can take home from the Gold Coast. There are award-winning restaurants, particularly seafood and popular bars and nightclubs to enjoy in the evening that all have a vibrant atmosphere.
Best Places to Stay in Broadbeach
As a tourist destination, there are hotels and resorts where you can feel at home, with big names that you'll likely recognise. Hotels on the strip offer a central location for Broadbeach and are near to nightclubs and restaurants.
Best Time to Visit Broadbeach
With 245 days of sunshine, you can visit Broadbeach almost any time of the year and not be disappointed by the weather. Generally speaking though, April to May are the best months to visit where the weather is more comfortable and there is less rainfall. Tourists that love music are recommended to visit Broadbeach in May, as the Blues on the Broadbeach Music Festival is held here every year. This is one of the largest outdoor festivals in Australia where everyone of all ages can enjoy themselves.