Tucked away behind the seaside ‘burbs of the Gold Coast
, Ashmore is a refreshing alternative to the hustle and bustle of Surfers Paradise, yet is still just up the road. Away from the tourist-laden streets and shores, Ashmore has a much more ‘real’ and residential vibe. Just a 10 to 15 minute drive from both Surfers Paradise
, and not far from the buzzing Pacific Motorway, you’re never far away from the action here! Sound like the kind of holiday you’re chasing? Book one of our fab Ashmore hotels, resorts or holiday villages below!
Consider Ashmore home – there aren’t many touristy sights, but all the usual conveniences are right at your door. And there are some lovely walking tracks, wide open spaces and green parks to stroll around and unpack a picnic. You can also dine out or grab some take-away without a hassle, from fresh seafood to Chinese and Italian, and you can duck out to the shops to stock up on whatever you need. Ashmore City Shopping Centre is always handy, with over 40 speciality stores and a Supa IGA Supermarket. Some people, though, would claim Ashmore’s number one attraction is the Royal Pines Golf Course, which boasts a championship layout offering three fab 18-hole course combinations.
Want to use Ashmore as a base to explore the wider region? Perfect! Kick back on the golden sands of nearby Broadbeach
, stop by Main Beach
for a spot of exclusive shopping, or take a drive to the other end of the golden strip to Burleigh Heads
for more chilled vibes. Surfers Paradise is of course packed with tourist attractions, shops, restaurants and nightlife right on the beach, and the Gold Coast’s famous theme parks are all within a 15 to 20 minute drive. Looking for something even closer? Just next door in Carrara
you can drop into the weekend Carrara Markets, or in Nerang you can take a scenic bushwalk or cycle through Nerang National Park and Nerang State Forest. The possibilities are endless when you book a holiday on the sprawling Gold Coast!
Ashmore may not be the most obvious Gold Coast suburb to stay, considering it’s not right on the beach, but if you’re looking to stay away from the tourist hustle without being far from the action, Ashmore is it. Come get amongst the local vibes with our fab range of Ashmore accommodation. And don’t forget our cheap flights to the Gold Coast