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Why You Should Spend Your Xmas Holidays In Coolum

Why You Should Spend Your Xmas Holidays In Coolum

Whether you're travelling with extended family this Xmas or going on a romantic escape with your partner, Coolum Beach is the perfect location for your getaway. Situated on Queensland's Sunshine Coast about an hour north of Brisbane, Coolum boasts great weather, pristine beaches and a wealth of fun activity options, from hiking to shopping.

Spend Your Xmas Holiday Outdoors in Coolum

At Coolum you can spend your holiday lounging on the beach or around the pool. Average temperatures over the holiday season are around of 28 - 32 degrees and most days see plenty of sunshine with the posibility of the afternoon storm.

If you want to take a dip in the ocean, you'll find that the water temperature is nearly perfect this time of year. At an average of about 26 degrees, the water is refreshing and inviting and Coolum's breaks make for some of the best surfing on the Sunshine Coast.

Celebrate Xmas in a Coolum Outdoor Space

Stay active during your Coolum holiday by taking a hike or bike ride in one Australia’s beautiful natural areas. The pristine coast of Coolum Beach is surrounded by national parks, including Mt Coolum National Park and Noosa National Park. The majestic Mount Coolum itself is a great place for climbing and taking in the area's scenic vistas.

If you'd rather stay close to The Point Coolum but still want to experience the outdoors, head to the bays just on our doorstep. Head into town where you'll find Tickle Park. The green space serves as a sort of community centre during the summer months and is home to several annual events and weekly markets.

Coolum Beach Events During Xmas

The whole family will love Coolum’s Christmas in the Park, which features local performers and bands, fireworks over the water and Christmas carols. The event is held in mid-December every year.

Also at Tickle Park is the Coolum Twilight Market, held every Friday evening between 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. from late November through January. The lively market is packed with food stalls and local craft vendors where you can pick up holiday gifts and souvenirs that embody the spirit of Coolum.

Spas, Golf and Delicious Food: Coolum Has it All

Coolum's lovely weather and abundant sunshine provide the perfect backdrop for a day on the golf course, which are abundant throughout the area. If golf's not your thing, skip the links this Xmas holiday and indulge in a massage or body treatment at a local spa. In the evening, meet up with your family for dinner at one of Coolum Beach's many renowned restaurants.

No matter your taste, you'll find plenty to fill up on at a Coolum restaurant. The region is known for its seafood options, of course, but you can also dine on local specialities including Thai-inspired tapas and soups, gelato, Mediterranean cuisine and Australian bistro food.

The Xmas Holiday of a Lifetime

Whether your Xmas holiday plans in Coolum involve exciting outdoor excursions with the family or personal relaxation time on the beach, The Point Coolum is close to all the action. Plan your Coolum Beach escape today and get ready to make lasting holiday memories.