Located just a few minutes south of Maroochydore and just 60 minutes from Brisbane by road, Mooloolaba is recognised as one of the most popular holiday destinations on the Sunshine Coast. Mooloolaba's Esplanade is home to some of the coasts finest cafes and restaurants all located directly opposite the amazing Mooloolaba surf beach. There are also a number of up market fashion shops for the ladies to browse after relaxing on the pristine sands of Mooloolaba beach. The Mooloolaba surf club is located right on the beach and is a very popular spot for locals and holidaymakers alike for its club style food, its amazing location and its value. Given its locality to Brisbane, it's a popular spot for weekend getaways and day trips. It also attracts a large and very loyal number of interstate holidaymakers, many who return each year for their annual beachside getaway.
Mooloolaba is also home to SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast Aquarium where the family can experience up close, the wide variety of sea life that inhabits the local waters. Sharks and Sting Rays are a favourite with the kids and even the adults. Mooloolaba is also known for its deep sea fishing charters with regular full and half day charters scheduled regularly over the holiday periods. Its also where many of the coast's fishing trawlers base themselves making Mooloolaba a place to buy the freshest seafood available anywhere. There are several seafood wholesalers who also sell direct to the public where the coast's freshest prawns and fish can be purchased at great value prices. You can actually watch the trawlers being unloaded into the wholesale shops and them walk in and buy the produce fresh from the boats. Mooloolaba is also close to other Sunshine Coast attractions such as Australia Zoo and Aussie World.
Mooloolaba has a wide range of holiday accommodation options. Most popular accommodation in Mooloolaba is self contained apartments ranging from resort style fully serviced apartment complexes to basic units in non-managed properties. Many apartment resorts have all the amenities you've come to expect such as resort size pools, outdoor BBQ and eating areas, gyms etc.
Unit accommodation in Mooloolaba is perfect for families looking for separate rooms for the kids and the option of dining in on occasion. Many of the accommodation providers are located very close to the beach and the main shopping area, making it easy to walk to the shops and restaurants.