Where to stay in cruisy Caloundra

Kings Beach Ocean Pool, Kings Beach, Caloundra

From family-friendly resorts with water parks that rival theme parks, to luxury apartment-style accommodation with sweeping views of the Pumicestone Passage, there's truly something for everyone in Caloundra. 

Top family friendly resort

Oaks Sunshine Coast Oasis Resort, Caloundra

Oaks Sunshine Coast Oasis Resort, Caloundra

With a kid’s waterslide park and play area that rivals any water park, it’s going to be hard to tear the kids (... or yourself) away from here to explore the world outside.

Oaks Sunshine Coast Oasis Resort (known locally as ‘Oasis’) ticks all the right boxes for families looking for a comfortable, well-appointed and centrally based resort. 

With Golden Beach, Bulcock Beach, Stockland Shopping Centre, and Caloundra CBD all within walking distance, this family holiday resort gets an A+ for convenience and fun for all.

Relax to the max at Rumba Beach Resort

Rumba Resort, Caloundra

Rumba Resort, Caloundra

Located right on the Bulcock Beach waterfront of central Caloundra, it’s pretty hard to get past the stellar surroundings of Rumba Beach Resort.

Spend the day poolside or grab your boogie boards and drift along the currents at Bulcock Beach before getting dressed up for a night out at one of the many local bars or eateries right on your doorstep. 

Voted Caloundra’s best hotel, be prepared to relax to the max at your abode, perfectly appointed in a setting that oozes comfort, style and fun times for all.

Break away at BreakFree Grand Pacific

If your idea of a great Sunny Coast holiday is a picture-perfect waterfront location, without breaking the bank, then BreakFree Grand Pacific has you sorted with its fully self-contained, modern multi-bedroom apartments. 

Laze around the lagoon pool or kick back on the balcony with a beer, while you take in the Pumicestone Passage or enjoy local shops, restaurants, and bars all within an easy stroll. 

Check out the scooter-friendly waterfront boardwalks with the kids or have lunch in one of the grassy picnic spots and see if you can spot any pelicans or dolphins. Not bad. Not bad at all.

Escape at ULTIQA Shearwater Resort 

 ULTIQA Shearwater Resort, Kings Beach

ULTIQA Shearwater Resort, Kings Beach

Floaties? Check. Togs? Check. Multi-coloured zinc sticks? Check. Okay, you’re ready to take on one of Caloundra’s top family holiday destinations at ULTIQA Shearwater Resort.

With everything you’ll need for an epic holiday, and just across the road from one of Australia’s best beaches, Shearwater at Kings Beach oozes family fun time like no other. 

Watch your kids squeal with delight in the fountain play area and do mornings right watching SUP’ers and surfers cruise the waves at Happy Valley. Whether you’re heading out for leisurely lunches at Coffee Cat or boogie boarding the waves, it’s all right on your doorstep. Magic memories? Sorted.


Revive at Ramada Resort Golden Beach

Ramada Resort makes it easy to arrive, plonk and enjoy. Transform your wound-up self from ‘tight and tense’ to ‘loose and lovely’ with everything you need to welcome the holiday cruise mode at this oasis for unwinding and restoring your inner calm. 

Enjoy the lagoon-style swimming pool area where an hour could easily turn into a day or smash out your lingering tension with a match on the full-size tennis court or session at the in-house gym.  

Watch the sunset roll in over the calm waters of Pumicestone Passage from your private balcony and make a game of choosing which nearby café or restaurant to try. 

Play spot the pelican at Pumicestone Blue Resort

Prepare yourself for a ‘wow!’ moment when you first arrive at the infinity pool terrace area at Pumicestone Blue Resort. At 12 floors up, with 360-degree views of the passage, the Pacific Ocean, and the Glass House Mountains, you have to see it to believe it.

Take in the ever-changing waters of the Passage and see if you can spot a pelican from your balcony. Or head downstairs for some of the coast’s finest cuisine at the many cafés, bars and restaurants right on your doorstep. 

With all the amenities one needs to have fun, unwind and indulge right there, pack your bags and get your unwind on!  

Enjoy a dip in the pool at Pelican Waters Resort Caloundra

Enjoy a dip in the pool at Pelican Waters Resort Caloundra

Tee off your holiday at Pelican Waters Resort

Every golfer’s dream comes true at Pelican Waters Resort. With breathtaking views of the heritage-listed Glass House Mountains, just get up and roll out onto the Greg Norman designed green. Simple!

You’ll feel like you’ve hit a hole-in-one here as you cool off after a day of golf in the lagoon-style pool or soak up the lush garden surrounds with your very own ‘happy hour’ at Waterlilies café, restaurant and bar. 

With a range of elegant accommodation options, plus a lap pool, tennis court, gym and other amenities, Pelican Waters Resort is your one stop haven for work or play. Visualise those eagles and we’ll see you on the green!

Big4 Caloundra Holiday Park

Big4 Caloundra Holiday Park

BIG4 Caloundra Waterfront

Situated on the stunning Pumicestone Passage, within walking distance to beautiful beaches and all that a Caloundra holiday offers, you won’t be disappointed when staying at BIG4 Caloundra.

From camping and van sites to stunning luxury villas, whether you enjoy riding the waterslides, taking a dip in the heated pool, chatting with new friends around the fire or taking a moment for a coffee, BIG4 is the accommodation spot for you.

Make new friends at Dicky Beach Holiday Park

As one of the few remaining caravan parks right on the beach, Dicky Beach Family Holiday Park is a rare gem that oozes simplicity, warmth and community. 

With a relaxed family atmosphere, meet new friends as you chat over the communal BBQ, share beers at sunset on the beach or watch the kids cruise around the park on their scooters. 

Fully equipped with a swimming pool, tennis court and other amenities, there are plenty of ways to keep the fam entertained. Load up your van or your tents and get ready to make some awesome memories to last a lifetime!