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5 Best Luxury Resorts on the Gold Coast

Boasting sun-kissed beaches, fun-filled theme parks, and a glam hospitality scene, the Gold Coast is the glittering jewel of Queensland’s competitive tourism crown.

To make the most of this bewitching city, you’ll need somewhere special to stay. A plethora of high-end lodgings cater to well-heeled out-of-towners, from chic boutiques to glitzy Airbnbs and high-end resorts.

We’re covering the best luxury resorts on the Gold Coast so you can ramp up the boujee factor on your upcoming holiday.

The Langham Gold Coast

A new landmark on the iconic Surfers Paradise skyline, this tri-pronged oblong-shaped resort can be admired for miles around. But it’s the slick ultramodern interiors that blow guests away.

Each well-appointed room comes with sleek whitewashed décor; most boast breath-taking coastal views. Upgrade to a spacious Jewel Residence for an ostentatious self-contained apartment. Multiple fine dining restaurants, an Instagrammable infinity pool, and a soothing wellness spa come included in the deal.

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Dorsett Gold Coast

Tucked away behind Kurrawa Beach, the Dorsett towers above the city’s iconic Star Casino. But you don’t have to be a gaming nut to appreciate these luxurious digs. Sweeping city views, stylish rooms, and enormous sparkling bathrooms—rain showers and designer toiletries included—make this a glamorous place to stay.

Not fond of getting sand in your hair? Relegate your swimming to its elevated infinity pool—it’s one of the most picturesque in town.

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JW Marriott

This recently renovated Gold Coast resort offers five-star luxury in a convenient location. Straddling a private Nerang River Marina, it’s the obvious option for sea-faring types. Proximity to Surfers Paradise Esplanade and Sea World ensures the fun is never far away.

But you won’t have to leave the property for a stonking good time. The extravagant family-friendly resort boasts a lagoon-like saltwater pool, a marine-life-rich artificial reef, and a buffet of award-winning restaurants.

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The Sebel Twin Towns Coolangatta

The Twin Towns are your ticket to luxury resort living on the NSW border. Overlooking Coolangatta Beach, the strategically-located resort offers easy access to the Goldie and Tweed. Combine the glamour of the city and the lush landscapes of the Tweed hinterland into one unforgettable holiday.

While the rooms are top-notch, The Sebel turns heads with its in-house restaurants and next-level amenities. Work up an appetite with a round of tennis or mini golf, and then stroll across the elevated walkway to the Services Club for an eclectic array of eats.

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Peppers Soul Surfers Paradise

Smack bang on the Surfers Paradise Esplanade, this lofty apartment hotel is a magnet for sun-seeking beach bums. The slender 77-storey edifice houses lux one-to-four bedroom apartments with gorgeous city and ocean views.

A blissful beachfront infinity pool and proximity to the famous Soul Boardwalk mall ensure you’ll never get bored. Pamper yourself silly at the lux in-house spa to top off the perfect day.

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Take a Kiff & Culture Gastronomic Tour of the Gold Coast

We’ve covered the best luxury resorts on the Gold Coast to help you find the ultimate place to stay.

Now it’s time to plan your culinary escapades. If gourmet gastronomy and tasty artisanal tipples sound like your jam, join us on our Eat & Drink the Gold Coast tour. We visit the city’s finest culinary highlights in one decadent epicurean adventure. 

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