Australia's favourite beach resort
Noosa is the ultimate beach destination, with one of the longest and most beautiful stretches of sand and water on the Sunshine Coast. It's also home to great local food, carefully curated beachfront shopping, and dozens of unique activities.
Noosa's main beach has been a traveller favourite for many years. A one kilometre stretch of fine white sand and calm waters fringed with lush vegetation, Noosa is the perfect beach for a family getaway.
Main beach water temperature
in the Noosa area
Main beach length
If you'd rather ride the waves than sit on the sand, Noosa is perfect for you too. It's one of the most highly regarded surf locations in the world, home of the Noosa Festival of Surfing and a surf school run by world champion Merrick Davis. It doesn't end at the main beach – there are 12 beaches in the Noosa area, many of which are regularly patrolled. Find out more on the official Noosa website.
Whatever or wherever you like to eat and drink, you'll find the right café, bar or restaurant in Noosa. There's a wide variety of cuisines available around the area – from fish and chips on the beach to sushi on the river. Click the Yelp and TripAdvisor links below to choose your favourite foods and set the price to see what's available.
Dine on the beach
The restaurants of Hastings Street don't just have waterfront views – many of them are on the beach itself. There are dozens of cafés and restaurants along the beachfront, and they're open every night for dinner and drinks.
…or explore the area
Walk or drive a few minutes down the road to Noosa Heads for an even wider range of cuisines and signature dishes at one of the many five star restaurants. You'll also see beautiful views of the parks and rivers that surround the area.
Looking for something?
Find the best restaurants, with photos and reviews, on Yelp and TripAdvisor.
From a selection of international clothing stores, to unique local accessories, bookstores, gift shops and more, Noosa's range of shopping is truly fantastic. Best of all, it's all located on Hastings Street, so updating your wardrobe is as relaxing as lying on the beach.
Noosa is also home to some of the world's best-known clothing and surf culture brands.
Plus Noosa National Park, tours, golf and more.
The list of activities for the whole family in and around Noosa is endless. Take a tour, try kite surfing, horse riding or kayaking for the first time, visit the National Park, or even play a round of golf. It's all available, minutes away from your apartment.