Look no further for the ultimate luxury beach getaway, with a selection of stunning luxury accommodation and exceptional dining options just steps away from the turquoise waves and golden sands that are the essence of Noosa. Located at the northern end of the Sunshine Coast, Noosa is set amongst pristine rainforest and National Parks, easily explored on various trails with something for everyone from the keen hiker to the ambler. Discover hidden coves, rock pools, and beaches that dare you not to stop for a refreshing dip, and pause to spot dolphins, sea turtles or whales. Whether you prefer to join the surfers out at the break, sit at a cafe on Hastings Street under the swaying pandanus trees, take a leisurely browse through the elegant boutiques or dine at one of the many restaurants, relaxation in Noosa is inescapable. The quality of local produce is the source of great pride with craft breweries, local coffee roasteries, paddock-to-plate experiences and gourmet food festivals. Luxury meets warm, friendly laid-back vibes in this tranquil paradise; a breathtaking holiday package. Take a look at our selection of luxury hotels in Noosa below:
5-7 Belmore Terrace, 4567 Sunshine Beach, Australia
Rating: 8.8 Fabulous
Boasting stunning views of Sunshine Beach, is the La Mer Sunshine Beachfront. With apartments offering guests ocean facing private balconies, guests can relax in comfort and style. Convenient and secure free parking is available on site, so bring your car to explore the Noosa region, especially Eumundi Market or the Noosa Botanic Gardens.
All apartments are air-conditioned, making the perfect place to relax in front of TV after a day of exploring. Both a DVD player and cable tv are available as well as free in room wi-fi. A fully equipped kitchen makes it easy to prepare your own meals and early morning coffee. There are also laundry facilities available too.
A short walk away from the apartments is the highly recommended Fratellini. Traditional italian and dishes showcasing local produce are on offer in this lively atmosphere. If Italian is not your style, there are many more offerings on the popular Hastings Street, only a 10 minute drive away.
Check out the tour desk onsite and book a tour to Fraser Island or perhaps an offshore fishing trip. On your return from seeing the sites, enjoy a dip in the pool and then a meal under the stars with the poolside bbq facilities.
390 David Low Way, 4573 Peregian Beach, Australia
Rating: 9.0 Superb
Located on 5 acres and walking distance to Peregian Beach, are The Retreat Beach Houses. Close to shops and markets, guests will enjoy this superb location. Make sure you bring your car as the accommodation is also an ideal location to explore Noosa’s hotspots such as Noosa Springs and Noosa National Park, and offers guests free parking at the accommodation.
Each of the free standing houses comes with a fully equipped kitchen, allowing the guests the convenience of preparing their own meals. Those who wish to cook in the open air, can use the bbqs provided by the hosts. Relax in the spacious lounge room, with a movie at the end of the day.
Peregian Beach Village is only a 5 minute drive away and a great place to check out for great cafes, gelato and funky eateries. A recommended favourite is Pizzami, a family owned pizzeria with an extensive menu. Why not grab a pizza to take away, to have at the beach while watching the sunset?
The self-contained accommodation offers guests free wifi, and private balconies. Enjoy the lagoon-style pool and relax in the tropical garden. Guests can also take advantage of the onsite tennis court.
2 Pandanus Street 11, 4567 Noosa Heads, Australia
Rating: 8.5 Very Good
Located within walking distance from the gorgeous Little Cove Beach, is the Little Cove Court apartments. Nestled amongst a tropical garden, the apartments are within walking distance to the popular hub of Hastings Street. With free parking available on site, guests can bring their car so they can explore more of the Sunshine Coast including Australia Zoo.
Guests will have access to a full kitchen, In addition to laundry facilities in their apartment. Choose from preparing meals and eating them indoors or outdoors, as all apartments come with a bbq, and private balcony. In the evening relax with a dvd in the comfy lounge area, with a bowl of microwave popcorn.
Stroll down for a morning coffee, evening meal, or after dinner ice cream, as Hastings Street is only a 5 minute walk away. Be delighted with the cuisines on offer and know that you never need to dine in the same place twice. From Japanese to Italian, make sure you take the time to browse the menus.
Guests will love having the choice between a day pool side and a day at the beach. There are body boards and beach toys to hire if you do forget to bring your own, and a tour desk on site to be able to book day trips around the Sunshine Coast.
6 Hastings St, 4567 Noosa Heads, Australia
Rating: 8.4 Very Good
Across the road from the stunning coast of Noosa Main Beach is Hotel Laguna. Guests can choose between studios and apartments, making it a perfect choice for a family getaway or romantic weekend. Great shopping and dining options are just around the corner at this holiday getaway.
Guests can choose the perfect accommodation that suits them, some offering gorgeous views of the Noosa River. All options feature air conditioning as well either a kitchenette or a fully equipped kitchen. Guests can also use the guest laundry located on site.
Restaurants a plenty are found in the nearby Hastings St. There is a lot of choice available, ranging from takeaway to fine dining. Both the cafe, #10 Hastings Street and the awesome Miss MoneyPennys offer guests of the accommodation a 10% discount on food and beverages.
If you don’t feel like heading out for the day, enjoy relaxing by the pool in the lounge chairs, take a dip or enjoy a bbq in the bbq area. There is a tour desk on site to assist with booking some amazing Noosa experiences. Guests will also be able to take advantage of the free onsite parking, making it easy for those coming from the Sunshine Coast Airport.
47 Picture Point Crescent, Noosa Heads, 4567 Noosa Heads, Australia
Rating: 9.0 Superb
Nestled in tropical bushland but close to Noosa’s main beach is Picture Point Terraces. The apartments offer guests privacy but with stunning views. Perfectly located, Noosa’s main attractions are a short drive away, a perfect complement to the free onsite parking available. With restaurants also only a scenic 10 minute walk away, you won’t regret staying at this location.
Each air-conditioned apartment can have the choice of cooking inside or outside. A fully equipped kitchen and bbq facilities are available in all the well lit apartments, along with a dishwasher and microwave. Guests can also take advantage of the apartment’s laundry facilities as well, truly making this a home away from home.
While guests may want to enjoy cooking for themselves and staying in to admire the views, Hastings street restaurants are very close by. From a takeaway coffee before a beach walk, to fine dining, visitors to Noosa are spoilt for choice in the one location.
The accommodations outdoor pool will be calling your name at the end of each day. Or perhaps you are an early riser, and a session in the onsite fitness centre is more your style. If you are after a relaxing holiday, then the sauna will be just what you need. Guests can also enjoy complimentary wifi during their stay as well.
34-38 Katharina Street, 4567 Noosa Heads, Australia
Rating: 9.4 Superb
Tucked away in a quiet street away from the busier part of Noosa is the resort style accommodation known as L’Auberge. Guests will not be too far away from the main area of Noosa, as the popular Hastings Street, lined with restaurants and shops, is only 1.3 kilometres away. With the added benefit of free onsite parking, there is no reason why you cannot get out to explore the region.
When staying at these relaxing apartments, you can enjoy preparing your own meals in the fully equipped kitchen that each apartment offers. Enjoy your meal in the comfort of the air conditioning or outside in the fresh air, under the stars. Guests will be able to choose from an apartment with a spa bath and rooftop bbq, or a ground floor courtyard apartment, also with bbq.
Just a 5 minute walk away, is Noosa Junction. This lively and colourful hub houses fabulous restaurants, cafes and shops. Check out some live music while browsing menus to decide what’s for dinner. Check out Mr. Drifter; a funky place inspired by asian street food.
When back at the apartment, you will feel like you are in paradise. Enjoy this outdoor oasis as you relax by the heated saltwater pool or the hot tub. Guests have the convenience of laundry facilities as well as complimentary wifi.
2 Noosa Drive, 4567 Noosa Heads, Australia
Overlooking Laguna Bay and the Noosa River, is the Noosa Crest Resort. Each apartment has a private balcony where you can admire the view of either the parklands or the water. The apartments are only a 5 minute stroll from the Main Beach, as well as the restaurants and nightlife of the popular Hastings Street.
Each apartment is full of natural light especially in the living area, making it perfect to enjoy your morning coffee from the Nespresso machine. Accompany this with a relaxing breakfast that you can prepare in the fully equipped kitchen. End your day relaxing in front of the TV, or use the DVD player.
With access to the main area of Noosa by private boardwalk, an array of cuisines await you, with many restaurants to choose from. Head to Sails, located on Hastings street for gorgeous 180 degree water views. Here, an award winning wine list compliments a seasonal menu of fusion tastes.
Guests can take advantage of rooftop bbq areas and enjoy a meal outside. There is also a tennis court available to use. Start your day off right or cool off at the end of the day in the heated pools, or relax in the heated spas and saunas that are also on site.
14-16 Hastings Street, 4567 Noosa Heads, Australia
Rating: 8.4 Very Good
Just a short walk to Laguna Bay and Noosa Woods, Sofitel Noosa Pacific Resort is a luxury hotel and a go-to destination for travelers to the southwest Queensland coastal town. The resort sits on the main strip – Noosa Parade – making it easy to get to and from nearby restaurants and bars.
With over ten rooms and suites to select from, Sofitel Noosa Pacific Resort caters to virtually any type of traveler. All accommodations have picturesque views of either Laguna Bay or the resort’s pool. The rooms feature minimalistic décor and furnishings complemented by floor-to-ceiling windows that let in an abundance of natural light.
Sofitel Noosa Pacific Resort’s landmark restaurant is the Noosa Beach House Restaurant, which features an eccentric blend of international flavours. There are also two bars – Riviera Bar and Noosa Beach House Bar – that sling handcrafted cocktails. Guests can enjoy a dip at the resort’s lagoon-style pool and order poolside appetizers and drinks.
Guests can unwind at the resort’s Aqua Day Spa. This quaint spa offers full-body pampering surrounded by peaceful Zen and a hydrating aqua-therapy pool. Lovers ready to tie the knot can book the Sofitel Noosa Pacific Resort’s Lily Pond Terrace, Cabanas Noosa, and Noosa Beach House for a fairytale wedding.
94 Noosa Drive, 4567 Noosa Heads, Australia
Rating: 8.9 Fabulous
RACV Noosa Resort sits adjected to Rossa and Keyser Island. The Luxury hotel is also just a quick drive to Weyba Road – home to a wide selection of restaurants and nightlife venues. Compared to other Noosa resorts, guests will enjoy the secluded and lush location of RACV Noosa Resort
Travelers can choose from various posh accommodations, such as the One-Bedroom Suite or Three-Bedroom Enclave Luxury Villa. Every room and villa boasts contemporary furniture, spacious floorplans, and contemporary windows that allow natural light to flow inside the room. Guests can enjoy high-speed Wi-Fi and numerous other amenities, including laundry machines and private terraces.
RACV Noosa Resort has two options for dining – Arcuri Restaurant and Dazza’s Bar. At Arcuri Restaurant, guests can attend daily breakfast cooked with locally sourced ingredients and fresh fruits and vegetables. The buffet-style eatery opens at 6:30 AM and closes at 10:30 PM daily. Dazza’s Bar features light meals and handcrafted cocktails.
Visitors can visit the One Spa for premium body treatments and traditional rituals when not enjoying the pool or nearby beach. RACV Noosa Resort caters to families with its Kids Club Care, offered to kids between 4 and 14. There’s also a game room to keep children entertained for hours on end.
33A Viewland Drive, 4567 Noosa Heads, Australia
Rating: 8.1 Very Good
Peppers Noosa Resort and Villas is a luxury hotel that sits in between Queensland’s Noosa National Park and Noosa Pit Recreation Reserve. It’s also conveniently located just 2 km from the stunning Noosa shoreline. Guest can easily walk to nearby cafes and restaurants, including Noosa Heads Surf Life Saving Club and MOTO.
The Sunshine Coast resort boasts standard rooms and villas. Rooms range in size from a studio to a three-bedroom penthouse. Every room boasts commodious balconies and sitting areas, complimentary Wi-Fi, and full-size kitchens. The resort’s standalone villas come with private garages, laundry facilities, and mid-century décor and furniture.
Guests can dine at View Restaurant, an award-winning restaurant spearheaded by Chef Matt Golinksi. The vibrant restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and late-night snacks and drinks offerings. Every Sunday during the summer, the chefs host Sangria Sundays from 3 PM to 6 PM – perfect for unwinding while enjoying mouthwatering paella.
After a day out in the sun, guests can indulge at Stephanie’s Ocean Spa. This private retreat has 11 treatment rooms that can accommodate both singles and couples. Peppers Noosa Resort and Villas also has a beautiful ballroom and open-air terrace, making for the perfect wedding venue.
Noosa is a relaxed, beach side haven. After choosing your luxury hotel, it is time to think about exploring the surrounding area and experiencing everything that Noosa has to offer. To help, we have compiled a list of seven of the most interesting things to see and do in Noosa.
Along the Noosa River is the unique Australian Everglades, where over 44% of native Australian bird species reside. The area is in a protected national park and all tourism has an eco-focus, ensuring the continued survival of this spectacular ecosystem. Cruise up the river while sipping a glass of bubbly, before stopping to enjoy gourmet snacks at the CootharaBAR & Bistro. Alternatively, for something more physical try a kayaking river tour.
In the heart of Noosa Heads is Hasting Steet, a bustling strip filled with shops, restaurants, day spas and art galleries. There are great local stores selling their bespoke wares, including local institutions Alterior Motif and Signature on Hastings. For brands that have a greater international reputation, visit Bow and Arrow Trading Noosa, and Who Invited Her. After exploring the street, settle in at one of the many restaurants to enjoy a meal. One option is Bistro C, a local icon which overlooks the ocean.
Main Beach is known for its sandy, white shores and beautiful blue water. Due to its north facing position, the waves are relatively small and there are lifeguards on duty creating a safe swimming environment. One end backs on to the Noosa National Park and the area around the Noosa River mouth is popular with people who enjoy fishing. The beach is easily accessible from town and just back from the shores are a range of high-quality restaurants, cafes, and bars to be enjoyed.
From July through to October, thousands of humpback whales migrate along the Queensland coast during calving season. From the shore it is possible to spot the whales and their newborns, with the best locations for this being Sunshine, Sunrise, Peregian and Coolum beaches. If you would like to get closer, a tour can be organised through a local operator. You can choose between going out on a jet boat, kayak, or helicopter, to get closer to these gentle giants.
In the countryside surrounding Noosa there are a few breweries, wineries and distilleries that make high qualities beverages using local ingredients. Dingo Creek Vineyard produce fine wine, while the Amerita Park Meadery is owned by a family with a long history and passion for making mead. There are also local breweries creating craft beer, including the Boiling Pot Brewing Co and Heads of Noosa. If spirits are your preference, try 20 20 Distillery (gin/whisky), Pomona Distilling Co (gin/vodka) and Fortune Noosa Heads Distillery (gin/malt).
Within walking distance of the Noosa CBD is the Noosa National Park. There are many hiking trails that snake through the park, with The Coastal Walk offering particularly stunning ocean views. Sunshine Beach is great for swimming, First Point is better for surfing and Hells Gate has cliff top views over crashing waves. Some of the most picturesque spots in the park are Boiling Pot, Noosa Fairy Pools and Little Cove.
On Noosa North Shore it is possible to enjoy the beach and bush by horseback. All tours begin by ensuring everyone is comfortable riding a horse, before crossing the bush and sand dunes to access the beach. Riders can enjoy views of the ocean and coastline, as the horses walk and canter along the shoreline and through the shallows. Their are several operators offering this experience in the area, so speak to your hotel concierge to get them to organise this for you.