The Gold Coast’s Broadbeach is a melting pot of experiences and a place where Christmas is not just celebrated, but deeply felt and lived in true Aussie style. The sun-kissed beaches offer a warm welcome to travellers from across the globe marvelling at a festive season without their winter woollens, while the twinkling lights and festive decorations promise a holiday season filled with joy and wonder. And for Australian visitors familiar with warm Christmases, Broadbeach represents the ultimate in relaxing holidays.
From the moment you arrive in Broadbeach, the festive spirit is palpable, and the Gold Coast really turns on the charm this time of year. The community here takes Christmas to heart and understands the value visitors place on their festive holiday time. You’ll find decorations galore, from oceanfront homes with dazzling light displays to bustling cafes and eateries lining the avenues decorated with seasonal adornments to celebrate the holiday.
The dining scene in Broadbeach during the end-of-year family holiday season is a feast for the senses. Chefs incorporate seasonal, festive Australian summer flavours into their menus, with fresh mangoes, seafood, and traditional Christmas fare with a local twist. Outdoor dining on a balmy summer evening is the perfect way to experience these delicious tastes, and with plenty of sidewalk dining opportunities in Broadbeach, you’ll be totally spoilt for choice.
The Gold Coast is known for its vibrant events and festive celebrations, and at Christmas time the fun is ramped up. From family-friendly community concerts to eclectic beachfront markets, plenty of activities are on offer to entertain the whole family. The annual Broadbeach Christmas Carols event draws thousands of people each year for a night of singing and merriment, while the Gold Coast’s famous theme parks also get into the holiday spirit with special Christmas events.
Shopping in Broadbeach during Christmas is an experience in itself. Find the perfect gifts at local boutiques, artisanal craft markets, or the grand Pacific Fair Shopping Centre while enjoying the holiday cheer fillingcan the air.
If budget isn’t a consideration, one (or more!) of the high-end fashion houses will have you decked out in the latest summer styles for all your holiday celebrations. Alternatively, there are always sensational bargains to be had at nearby Harbour Town, a popular outlet shopping destination.
Christmas in Broadbeach may differ slightly from what you’re used to, but that’s part of its appeal. Embrace its very unique combination of glitz and pizazz with the laid-back beach lifestyle to create new festive traditions that you’ll want to return year after year to maintain.
The Gold Coast’s cultural life sparkles even more than usual during the holiday season. The Arts Centre Gold Coast presents holiday-themed performances, while local musicians and choirs bring carols and festive music to the parks and streets, inviting everyone to join in the celebration. No one visiting Broadbeach during December can forget that it’s a a very special time of year.
For a change of pace and the chance to enjoy a little of nature’s quiet time, why not go explore the nearby hinterland with its lush rainforests and cool, clear streams? It’s the perfect antidote to the summery beach scene and a reminder of the region’s diverse natural beauty.
Quite simply, there are so many reasons. But mainly because Broadbeach offers a wide range of activities to suit every interest and age group. Families can enjoy interactive attractions and outdoor fun, while couples might prefer a romantic stroll along the beach at sunset and a quiet dinner for two. And let’s not forget the adventure seekers who can take to the waves with surf lessons or perhaps a jet ski safari.
The nightlife in Broadbeach is vibrant and varied. Dance the night away at a beachfront club, or enjoy a more subdued evening at a chic bar or lounge. The Star Gold Coast casino offers gaming, entertainment, and dining options for those feeling lucky, and for families, nothing really beats a holiday meal of fish and chips on the beach.
Holiday Houses and Accommodation Galore
Holiday houses in Broadbeach range from cozy beachfront cottages to luxurious high-rise apartments, ensuring there’s a perfect place for every visitor to call home during their vacation.
The Phoenician Resort is a standout holiday accommodation in Broadbeach, providing an unmatched level of luxury with the convenience of being close to all the amenities you could want and only metres away from the beach.
Recreational Facilities for Endless Enjoyment
Recreation is at the forefront, with the resort’s facilities providing options for all. Keep your fitness primed with a visit to the resort gym, relax in one of the refreshing pools, or enjoy a barbecue in the dedicated pavilion.
It’s a Location that Keeps on Giving
Situated at the centre of all Broadbeach’s offers, the Phoenician Resort is steps away from all the holiday action, yet it provides a serene and luxurious sanctuary when you need a moment of peace. The spacious self-contained rooms are a home away from home, and the resort’s proximity to the beach allows you to enjoy a swim or surf at your leisure.
Experience the Magic of Broadbeach this Christmas
From festive flavours to cultural celebrations, from beachfront adventures to tranquil hinterland excursions, Broadbeach on the Gold Coast has it all. And, with the Phoenician Resort as your holiday base, you can create cherished memories against a backdrop of stunning natural beauty and festive excitement. Here, guests are not just visitors but part of a community celebrating the most wonderful time of the year, so book your stay and be swept up in the magic, warmth, and joy that only a Gold Coast Christmas can offer.