Gold Coast PGA Golf Championships 2013

The golf pros will light us the Gold Coast when they compete in the PGA Championships in November to be held at the Royal Pines Resort.  With pros such as Adam Scott (fresh from his US masters win), Craig Parry, Rodger Davis and Peter Lonard you can expect to see fantastic golf over the 4 day event. Spectators are welcome and tickets are now on sale with daily tickets to all the action only $25.00.

Main Beach accommodation for the Gold Coast PGA Golf Championships

Main Beach Accommodation

Why not book some great Main Beach Accommodation at Maldives Resort and enjoy the golf as well as fantastic accommodation in Main Beach. Maldives Resort offers a great range of fully self contained and individually furnished 1 bedroom apartments with balconies to enjoy the stunning ocean and Surfers Paradise skyline views. Enjoy onsite facilities including onsite day spa, undercover secure parking, outdoor pool and heated spa as well as bbq and entertainment area perfect for relaxed dining after a day walking the golf course.

Maldives Resort is a short walk from patrolled Main Beach, Tedder Ave with its plethora of dining choices and retail outlets, Marina Mirage and the Spit area of the Gold Coast. It is only a short 15 minute drive to the PGA Golf venue at Royal Pines. You will love our relaxed atmosphere and central location…just perfect for your next getaway to the Gold Coast.

Ring us today to make your Main Beach accommodation booking..we’d love to see you soon.

Main Beach Accommodation for the Gold Coast Armor All 600

This Gold Coast event kicks off on the 25th of October so get in quick to secure your accommodation. With on and off the track entertainment looking to be the biggest in the events history this years Gold Coast Armor All 600 is one not to be missed. With events such as a series of pop up concerts, an opera event, V8 Superkart Derby and the Gold Coast rockers GC600 Hop there is something for everyone at this years event. Head on down to hear class acts including Havana Brown, Spiderbait, Bombs Away, The Stafford Brothers and Travie McCoy to name just a few.

Maldives Resort at Main Beach Gold Coast is in the heart of all the V8 action and the perfect location for that that the love the Super Car experience. Enjoy the V8 Supercar Drivers battle through one of Australia’s most unforgiving street circuits to claim the inaugural Enduro Cup throughout the day. Head back to relax and recharge at Maldives Resort before heading to the Surfers Paradise beach and getting back into the action at the after race concert.

Main Beach accommodation for Gold Coast Armor All 600

Accommodation in Main Beach

Maldives Resort offers a great range of accommodation just a short walk from the all the track action. Enjoy fully furnished and self contained apartments with balconies to sit back and enjoy the race atmosphere. Relax in the resort pool or pamper yourself with a treatment or two at our onsite day spa.

Hurry as accommodation for this Gold Coast event is filling fast and our Main Beach location is a favourite with race goers and visitors to the Gold Coast for this event.

Ring us today to secure your Main Beach accommodation.

Gold Coast Trams

The Gold Coast light rail corridor is getting closer to being operational with testing due to commence during October. The 14 trams are all electric, can comfortably carry 309 passengers, are air conditioned, have access for prams, wheel chairs and even surf boards. The trams have been built in Germany and will each carry the Gold Coast signature blue and gold colours.

The new rail system is not expected to be up and running until mid 2014 but should prove popular with the route connecting the new Gold Coast university hospital and Griffith University to the retail and beach side centres of Southport, Surfers Paradise and Broadbeach. With 16 stations on the route (one at Main Beach) and 13 klms of track it is bound to assist with traffic congestion once fully operational.

Why not book your accommodation at Main Beach and see first hand how this new traffic system. Can’t wait till next year? Ring us today to check out our current accommodation specials and come and see what the Gold Coast has to offer.

Gold Coast light rail network opening Mid 2014


Sea Worlds New Polar Bear Baby Cub

There is much excitement at Sea World and the Gold Coast at present with the newest addition to Sea World, the male cub having been introduced to the public for the first time last weekend. The successful Polar Bear offspring after a decade of unsuccessful breeding at Sea World has warmed the hearts of keepers as well the public. Expected to stay with his mum for up to 2 years before he himself will become part of an overseas Polar Bear breeding program he will call the new $1.5M exhibit home. With a large pool, natural vegetation and a foraging pit the new enclosure is designed to stimulate and enrich. The soon to be named male cub is expected to grow to be a 600kg carnivore but at present is the talk of the town. Head to the Gold Coast, bring the family and see for yourself this cute little bundle of fluff….the perfect school holiday activity for all the family.

Main Beach Accommodation near Sea World on the Gold Coast

Main Beach Accommodation

Maldives Resort is located in beautiful Main Beach and just a short walk from this Gold Coast Theme Park. Maldives offers luxurious and modern 1 bedroom apartments with balconies and stunning Gold Coast views. Located only 100 metres from Main Beach’s Tedder Ave with its bars, sidewalk cafes and restaurants and boutique shopping and Marina Mirage..everything you need is at your finger tips. Walk to patrolled Main Beach, the Southport Yacht Club and the Southport Spit. With an onsite tour desk, we are happy to help you with the booking of your Gold Coast activities and Gold Coast Theme Park tickets. Main Beach on the Gold Coast is the ideal holiday destination and Maldives Resort is the perfect Main Beach accommodation option.

Ring us today to secure your booking and get ready to see explore more of the Gold Coast and see for yourself the latest addition to the Sea World family.

Accommodation for the 2013 Unigames on the Gold Coast

September the 29th to October the 4th 2013 are the dates set down for this years Unigames held on the Gold Coast. With an expected 7 500 athletes competing in a range of individual and team events, the Gold Coast will be a hive of activity. Played in a friendly but of course competitive environment spectators can expect to see top class athletes in action over the course of this competition. Sports on offer this year include football, tennis, netball, futsal, softball, hockey, fencing, volleyball and water polo. It will be a party atmosphere on Sunday the 29th of September with the opening ceremony being held on Surfers Paradise beach and will be a music concert experience for students as well as a event stakeholders right on the beach at Surfers. It is bound to be a fun filled sporting event. With so many competitors and spectators set to hit the Gold Coast for this week, it is imperative that you have booked your Gold Coast accommodation for this event.

Main Beach accommodation for the 2013 Unigames

Main Beach Accommodation

Within walking distance from Surfers Paradise and the opening ceremony venue is Maldives Resort at Main Beach. These fully furnished 1 bedroom apartments are spacious and feature balconies with stunning Gold Coast views. With great resort facilites at your finger tips including an onsite day spa (great for a massage after a hard game), pool, heated spa and bbq and outdoor entertainment area.

This resort at Main Beach is ideally located a short walk to the patrolled beach, Tedder Ave with its alfresco dining and boutique shopping precinct and close to a range of sporting venues that will be used during the Unigames including squash, T20 cricket, swimming, sailing, mens volleyball, netball, ultimate and rugby 7′s which are held at Southport, Labrador and Runaway Bay.

Ring us today to secure your Main Beach accommodation and get ready for a fun filled Unigames on the Gold Coast.

Sail Past and Blessing of the Fleet – Gold Coast

The 7th of September 2013 marks the day of the Blessing of the Fleet and Sail past to be held from Southport Yacht Club on the Gold Coat. This annual event marks the opening of the 67th Boating Season and is a great family day out to witness this time honoured event which welcomes in the new boating season. The best vantage points for spectators this year to see the parade as they make their way to the Southport Yacht Clubhouse will be Harley Park at Southport and the Western end of the Seaway Way Wall. Make a weekend of it and enjoy some relaxed Main Beach Accommodation at Maldives Resort.

accommodation near the Southport Yacht Club

Main Beach Resort

Just a short walk from the Southport Yacht club is this great Main Beach resort. Ideally located a short walk to Main Beach’s partolled beach, a short walk to Tedder Ave with its dining options and boutique shopping as well as the Southport Yacht Club and Marina Mirage. This Main Beach Resort offers fully furnished and equipped 1bedroom  apartments in Main Beach. All apartments are air conditioned with wireless internet, cable TV and a private balcony to take in the stunning views.  Enjoy fantastic resort facilities that include an onsite day spa for pampering, resort pool and heated spa, secure undercover parking and an onsite tour desk to help you with your tour bookings.

Ring us today to make your accommodation booking in Main Beach on the Gold Coast and get ready for fun filled weekend and be part of this time honoured marine event. It is a great opportunity for a weekend away and Main Beach on the Gold Coast is the perfect place to stay and play.

Broadbeach Jazz Festival – 16th to 18th August 2013

Calling all music lovers…’s that time again…the annual Broadbeach Jazz Festival. This Gold Coast event‘s beat and rhythm is destined to jazz up your life. Completely free and family friendly, it is a must visit event with a fantastic lineup of jazz artists expected to perform over the weekend event. With stages being setup in the Broadbeach Mall, Neicon Plaza, the Sofitel Hotel and Jupiters Casino that is bound to be a venue that appeals to you. Wit a great range of alfresco dining options in Broadbeach it is the place to be this weekend.

Main Beach Accommodation for the Broadbeach Jazz Festival Gold Coast

Main Beach Accommodation

Maldives Resort at Main Beach offers a great range of fully furnished and self contained apartments with private balconies to take in the stunning ocean and of hinterland views. Relax by the pool and heated spa or enjoy a treatment or two at the onsite day spa. Enjoy casual dining with the bbq and entertainment area onsite.

A short walk will find you at the patrolled Main Beach or in Tedder Ave with its fantastic choice of dining and boutique shopping. It is a short drive to Broadbeach for the festival and you will just love returning to Maldives Resort for its comfortable and relaxed Main Beach accommodation.

Gold Coast Show – August 30th – September 1st

Roll up, Roll up….its on again….The Gold Coast Show. Finally, for those of you looking for 3 full days of total fun, the Gold Coast Show is on from Friday 30 August to Sunday 1 September. Being held at Parklands Showgrounds, just off Parklands Drive, Southport, it is conveniently located and just a short 15 minutes’ drive from Maldives Resort at Main Beach on the Gold Coast. With plenty of fun to be had, kids both big and small with enjoy sideshow alley, a great range of show bags and a range of animals with the usual dogs, birds, cattle and of course the baby farm animals. The traditional events of wood chopping, equestrian and the arts and crafts will also be on display. Stay for dinner, enjoy show fare and enjoy the evening fireworks. This years show if great value with entry prices being: adults from $15, children 5-14 from $4. Family passes (2 adults and 3 children) are available from $35. Children aged 4 and under are free. Come to the Gold Coast, stay in fantastic Main Beach accommodation and enjoy this great local Gold Coast event.

Accommodation for the Gold Coast Show

Accommodation at Main Beach

Main Beach on the Gold Coast is fantastically located just a short 15 minutes drive from Maldives Resort, a short walk to the patrolled Main Beach and a short walk to Tedder Ave with its wide range of coffee shops, cafes and fine dining options. Tedder Ave also offers a great range of trendy boutiques, gift shops and art galleries.

Choose fully self contained, equipped luxury accommodation at Maldives Resort. Each 1 bedroom apartment features a spacious balcony with stunning ocean or hinterland views. Enjoy resort facilities that include pool, heated spa, tour desk, bbq areas and outdoor entertainment areas all set in landscaped gardens. Relax at the onsite day spa which offers a great range of treatments for the holiday maker.

Ring us today to make your Main Beach accommodation booking and get ready to enjoy the upcoming Gold Coast show in luxury accommodation at Main Beach.

Gold Coast Science Fair – 10th August 2013

The 2013 Gold Coast Science Fair open day will be held on Saturday 10 August at Broadwater Parklands, Southport on the Gold Coast for all budding young Einsteins.  Now in its fourth year, it was created to help young people engage with Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths in a fun and interactive way.  A great way to find out more about the role of scientists. Held over 2 days, there will be live entertainment, demonstrations, competitions and show bags.  This is a FREE event, run between 10am to 4pm and is only 5 minutes’ drive or an easy walk from Maldives Resort at Main Beach on the Gold Coast.

Accommodation for Gold Coast events

Accommodation near the Gold Coast Science Fair

Maldives Resort at Main Beach offers luxury, fully furnished and equipped apartments which feature stunning views of the ocean and the Gold Coast hinterland. Main Beach on the Gold Coast is home to fantastic patrolled surf beaches, a great food and boutique shopping precinct of Tedder Ave and close proximity to all that the Gold Coast offers.  Maldives Resort also features fantastic resort facilities that include pool and heated spa, bbq and outdoor entertainment areas and an onsite day spa….the  perfect place to relax and enjoy a range of beauty treatments.

Maldives Resort at Main Beach is the perfect location for upcoming Gold Coast events including the Science Fair to be held in August 2013. Ring us today to book your Main Beach Accommodation.

Gold Coast Events – August 2013

The Gold Coast is a fantastic holiday destination and visit during August while these events are taking place is an added bonus.

August 16th – Broadbeach Jazz Festival – calling all music lovers, this Gold Coast event’s beat and rhythm is destined to jazz up your life. Completely free and family friendly, it is a must visit event sit in the park at Broadbeach.

August 24th – Discover Sailing Day at Southport Yacht Club – come along to this free event and try your hand at sailing.  A great day out for all the family, bring a picnic and enjoy the beautiful Gold Coast water ways.

August 25th - Dux Anchorage 31st Birthday. Leaving from the Southport Yacht Club, come along to celebrate Dux Anchorage 31st birthday on South Stradbroke Island…a fantastic destination for the entire family. Enjoy a great day out, bring a picnic and toast the birthday of this retreat.

Gold Coast Suns – This local AFL team will thrill you as they take on their rivals for this week.

Carrara Markets – You are bound to find a bargain as you wander this amazing market full of fresh produce, brick a brack, handicrafts, plants and jewellery.  The biggest and best market boasting more than 10 acres of shopping. It is definately worth a visit when you are visiting the Gold Coast. Open every Saturday and Sunday from 7 to 4, great at any time of the day.

A great range of local events suitable for the entire family.

Accommodation at Main Beach

Looking for comfortable accommodation to lay your head?  Look no further than Maldives Resort at beautiful Main Beach. Centrally located and within walking distance to the beach, Main Beach’s Tedder Ave with its restaurants, cafes and boutique shopping. The 1 bedroom apartment suites all boast stunning views over the ocean, towards Surfers Paradise of the Gold Coast hinterland.  Fully self contained and individually furnished they are the perfect accommodation choice. Relax by the pool, heated spa, bbq areas or spoil yourself at the onsite day spa.

A great choice in accommodation when you are next visiting the Gold Coast..ring us today we’d love to hear from you.