Enjoy a Summer Holiday in Burleigh Heads with Swell Resort
This summer, create memories to last with a Gold Coast holiday in Burleigh Heads. Burleigh Gold Coast is full of exciting things to do, places to explore and experiences you won’t forget, and our Burleigh Heads apartments offer a location in the heart of everything it has to offer.
By choosing from our affordable range of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom Burleigh accommodation at Swell Resort, here are ten exciting things you can do from the moment you step foot in Burleigh this summer!
Surf Burleigh Beach
Recharge, bond and surf on Burleigh Beach this summer! Burleigh Heads Beach is one of the more laid-back beaches on the Gold Coast, complemented by a stunning headland rainforest and superb surfing conditions.
The headland provides a natural surf break popular with both pros and first-time surfers. Get on your board and have a blast or get expert tips with local Burleigh Heads surf school Godfathers of the Ocean.
Explore Burleigh Head National Park
Burleigh Head National Park on the Burleigh headland offers an adventure that shouldn’t be missed. Walking distance from our Burleigh Heads apartments, this oceanside rainforest is rich with native flora and fauna, guaranteeing lots to see and explore across one summer’s afternoon.
Find shelter among the trees, spot local birdlife and soak up the view where the park meets the ocean. There are popular tracks to take, such as the oceanview walk, or you can follow your feet.
Swim in Tallebudgera Creek
On the other side of Burleigh Beach and Burleigh Head National Park, cool off at Tallebudgera Creek. One of the Gold Coast’s most idyllic locations, Tallebudgera Creek offers a significant change of pace and scenery with lots to do in the summer heat.
Swimming, kayaking, stand-up paddle-boarding and fishing - get busy with all of the above at Tallebudgera Creek. If you need local kayak and stand-up paddle-board hire, Smoothwaters has everything you need!
Visit David Fleay Wildlife Park
If you’re an animal lover, David Fleay Wildlife Park Burleigh is the perfect day out on your Gold Coast summer holiday. A quick 10-minute drive from our Burleigh Heads resort, this heritage-listed wildlife park has an ample residence of Australian species to see up-close and personal.
Encounter koalas, emus, dingoes, kangaroos, crocodiles and more! Well looked after in gorgeous natural habitats, David Fleay Wildlife Park is an experience both animal lovers and kids won’t forget.
Shop at Stockland Burleigh Heads
Take a break from the summer sun with a shopping spree at Stockland Burleigh Heads Shopping Centre. Whether you need new beachwear, surfing gear or the perfect gift to take home, you can be sure to find it at Stockland West Burleigh.
Open all week and just a 5-minute drive from our location, this large Burleigh shopping centre has a selection of major retailers, spas and eateries, including Cotton On, Surf Dive n Ski and Woolworths.
Experience Burleigh Heads Markets
In addition to Stockland Burleigh, the various Burleigh Heads markets offer a memorable shopping experience where you can get your hands on fresh local produce, handmade crafts, souvenirs, unique jewellery and fashion, homeware decorations and more.
On your summer holiday, make sure to catch the Burleigh Heads Art and Craft Markets on Burleigh Esplanade on the last Sunday of the month and The Village Markets at Burleigh Heads State School every first and third Sunday.
Be Entertained at BBQ Bazaar Burleigh
A food market and venue in one, BBQ Bazaar is the place to go in Burleigh Heads Gold Coast for high-quality food vendors and live music.
Situated on Junction Road, BBQ Bazaar Burleigh is just a short drive from our Burleigh Heads apartments at Swell Resort. Tuck into street food cuisine in the sun and enjoy a fantastic atmosphere where local performers, tribute bands and more; regularly perform each month.
Dine in the Best Burleigh Heads Restaurants
Burleigh Heads restaurants are some of the best on the Gold Coast, offering a mouthwatering taste of the region and a broad choice of cuisine to suit all palates.
On Burleigh Beach, dine and sip on a refreshing cocktail at The Surf Club Burleigh Heads. Enjoy a fine dining experience on the oceanfront at local restaurants such as The Fish House and Rick Shores, then make sure to visit the best Burleigh Heads cafes, two of which include The Pantry Cafe and Commune Cafe.
Have a Summer Picnic in Justins Park
As well as trying the menus in the best Burleigh restaurants and cafés, make the most of the summer sun with a picnic in the park!
Next to Burleigh Beach and near Burleigh National Park, Justins Park is a great location to set up a picnic blanket. Take shade under a tree or settle near the sand to tuck in with a sparkling view of Burleigh Beach and the Pacific Ocean.
Discover the Southern Gold Coast
Discover the rest of the Southern Gold Coast this summer! Burleigh Heads on the Gold Coast offers an advantageous location for exploring everything the Southern Gold Coast has to offer, with all its most sought-after destinations reachable in a straight drive down the coast.
Visit Tallebudgera Beach, Palm Beach and the Palm Beach Parklands just south of Burleigh, head further to enjoy Currumbin - home to Currumbin Beach, Currumbin Creek and Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary - then, if you’re feeling adventurous, continue south to reach Kirra Beach, Coolangatta and Snapper Rocks.
Save Today - Swell Resort Burleigh Heads Accommodation
Make Burleigh Heads your destination this summer! Enjoy all of the above with our Burleigh Beach accommodation at Swell Resort, where each apartment we offer is modern, spacious and fully self-contained, available in standard and superior options that both provide exclusive guest access to our heated swimming pool and spa, yoga studio, gym, full-size tennis court and barbecue area.
To save, make sure to book directly with us today - visit Swell Resort.