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Main Beach, QLD, Australia
30 May — 31 May2
Main Beach, QLD, Australia
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Gain useful insights and advice for booking the perfect stay in Main Beach. Price data is based on averages over the past 12 months and was last updated on 23 May 2024.
Cheapest month:June
Most expensive month:January
Average price in Main Beach:S$ 352/night
Cheapest price found:S$ 46/night
Cheapest day:Monday
Most expensive day:Friday
S$ 251 - S$ 681
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
S$ 225 - S$ 384
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Cheapest hotels in Main Beach, Australia

Discover affordable stays in Main Beach that provide a quality experience without breaking the bank. Hotels in Main Beach can be found for as low as S$ 125 per night. There is currently one property in Main Beach that can be booked for this price. Maldives Resort is one of the hotels that can be booked for the lowest price in Main Beach. Price data was last updated on 23 May 2024
For those on a budget, these are the cheapest hotels available in Main Beach for the selected dates. If you have flexibility with arrival and departure, use the search form to compare prices for other dates.
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46-52 Pacific Street, Main Beach, QLD, Australia
1.9 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
Airport shuttle
S$ 125
Avg. per night
5 Woodroffe Avenue, Main Beach, QLD, Australia
2.0 km from city centre
Pool
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
S$ 170
Avg. per night
01 Hughes Avenue, Main Beach, QLD, Australia
1.7 km from city centre
Pool
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
S$ 173
Avg. per night
11 -17 Hughes Avenue, Main Beach, QLD, Australia
1.7 km from city centre
Pool
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
S$ 225
Avg. per night
Sea World Drive, Main Beach, QLD, Australia
1.1 km from city centre
Pool
S$ 266
Avg. per night
94 Seaworld Drive, Main Beach, QLD, Australia
0.5 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
S$ 287
Avg. per night
71 Sea World Drive, Main Beach, QLD, Australia
0.6 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
S$ 307
Avg. per night

Hotel prices in Main Beach

Get a sense of the average price and most popular properties to stay in Main Beach to help you budget for your trip accordingly. Hotels that are booked the most in each class receive the “Most popular” badge. Hotels with the “Best value” badge are the most popular hotels in Main Beach at attractive prices. Price data was last updated on 23 May 2024.
Hotels located in the Main Beach area sorted by price and hotel class. We've highlighted the most popular properties according to our users as well as the best value within each hotel class.
3 stars
3 stars
46-52 Pacific Street, Main Beach, QLD, Australia
S$ 125
4 stars
4 stars +
94 Seaworld Drive, Main Beach, QLD, Australia
S$ 287
01 Hughes Avenue, Main Beach, QLD, Australia
S$ 173

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94 Seaworld Drive, Main Beach, QLD, Australia
0.5 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
S$ 287
Avg. per night
71 Sea World Drive, Main Beach, QLD, Australia
0.6 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
S$ 307
Avg. per night

Where to stay in Main Beach

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About Main Beach

Main Beach is a sunny coastal suburb between the Coral Sea and the Nerang River. It captures the laid-back lifestyle of the Gold Coast and features pristine beaches, a vibrant town centre and easy access to family-friendly attractions like Sea World and the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary.

Things to do in Main Beach

Discover everything from fruit-topped acai bowls to authentic Italian fare in the town centre. Kickstart your day at a trendy cafe and work up a sweat at a local yoga or Pilates studio. Fish and chip shops dot the main street and serve local specialties like barramundi, snapper and whiting.

Sunbathe on the gleaming white sands of Main Beach. Hunt for pastel-coloured shells and cool off in the Coral Sea. The water is so clear you’ll see tropical fish swimming in the shallows. For thrill-seekers and water sports enthusiasts, Main Beach offers activities like jet-skiing, parasailing and paddleboarding. Pelican Beach faces the Nerang River and features calm water that’s great for kids.

Get up close and personal with seals, penguins, turtles and other marine animals at SeaWorld. One of Australia's premier attractions, the park combines entertainment with education. Swim with dolphins, visit the seabird rehabilitation sanctuary and watch the ocean’s top predators swim around a crystalline lagoon.

Shop luxury brands at Marina Mirage, an upscale complex set on the waterfront. Browse high-end boutiques and savour fresh seafood at breezy restaurants with beautiful views of the marina. Order seafood platters loaded with prawns, oysters, crispy calamari rings and Moreton Bay bugs, a type of lobster caught in the coastal waters of Queensland.

Getting around Main Beach

Main Beach is compact and easy to get around on foot. The suburb is on the Gold Coast, a five-minute drive from Surfers Paradise and one hour from Brisbane. Rent a car for the freedom to explore the Gold Coast at your own pace. Brisbane Airport is a one-hour drive away.

Facts about staying in Main Beach

Find useful tips and insights about staying in Main Beach to help you make the most of your experience. FAQs were last updated on 23 May 2024.
  • What is the best place in Main Beach for bars and restaurants?

    If you are looking for Main Beach hotels that are close to highly rated spots of food and drinks in the area, you will be looking for a hotel in the centre of this region on the Gold Coast. One of our recommendations for hotels is the Sea World Resort. This four-star beach holiday resort is a stone's throw away from one of the most popular bars in Main Beach, the Sunset Bar and Grill. This umbrella-shaded, family-friendly place by the water will please your craving for good food and even better cocktails. One of its main features is having a menu with something for everyone, from steaks, seafood dishes and pasta to burgers, salads and wraps. If it's a lazy lunch you are after, check out Southport Surf Lifesaving Club. This open-air pavilion-style club has a scenic view of the sparkling waters and shoreline.

  • What is the best place for a family holiday in Main Beach?

    You will not be short of things to do in Main Beach with kids. There are loads of fun, water-themed activities for the little ones to enjoy. Firstly, head to Sea World; this marine-mammal park provides you with a platform to meet some penguins, dolphins, sharks, polar bears and dolphins. If you are looking for child-friendly hotels close to the park, you can make a booking at the Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort. Why not take the kids down to Broadwater Parklands? Enjoy the summer sun on afternoon strolls or picnics with the family. If it gets too hot, take a dip in the rock pools. One of the nicest family-oriented hotels in Main Beach close to this outdoor picnic park is Crystal Bay On The Broadwater.

  • What are the best things to do and see in Main Beach?

    Things to do in Main Beach, besides surfing and lounging on the beaches, are not in abundance; however, if you fancy a little trip, you can easily get to the surrounding areas and take a look around. In Broadbeach, you will find a little art gallery called 19 Karen. This contemporary art space showcases local talent and international artists from the Pacific Rim. If you enjoy the calm of Broadbeach and want to stay a few days before heading back to Main Beach, book a few nights at Avani Broadbeach Residences. Right next door, in Burleigh Heads, you can visit the Village Markets. This market has been going for many years. Here, visitors can see works from local designers in fashion and lifestyle stalls. The market hosts live music and craft-food stalls, mostly on Sundays.

  • How do you get to Main Beach from the city centre of the Gold Coast?

    When heading to your Main Beach hotel from the city centre, you will be able to make use of three different modes of public transport. If you are staying at the Woodroffe Hotel, then an accessible option would be to head down to the bus station and catch the line 705 bus, operated by TransLink. You can also catch a tram. This journey will take you the same amount of time as the bus route, but can sometimes be slightly cheaper. If you are in a hurry, you can catch a taxi and make the journey in about half the time. Taxis making a trip of this short distance will be cheap and convenient for those travellers who have large amounts of luggage.

  • What are the best hotels in Main Beach?

    Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, Gold Coast (8.0/10 from 1,369 reviews), Sea World Resort (8.0/10 from 6,696 reviews), and Imperial Hotel Gold Coast (8.3/10 from 4,295 reviews) are all highly rated places to stay in Main Beach.

  • What is a good hotel near Sea World?

    Imperial Hotel Gold Coast is a popular hotel near Sea World that is highly recommended, with a score of 8.3 across 4,295 reviews.

  • What is a good hotel in Main Beach near Marina Mirage Shopping Centre?

    Imperial Hotel Gold Coast is a hotel near Marina Mirage Shopping Centre that is popular with HotelsCombined users, scoring 8.3 from 4,295 reviews.

  • Is there a good hotel near Mariner's Cove Marina?

    Close to Mariner's Cove Marina you will find Imperial Hotel Gold Coast, which has a rating of 8.3 over 4,295 HotelsCombined reviews.

  • How much do hotels in Main Beach cost?

    Main Beach hotels have an average price of S$ 347/night (based on searches on HotelsCombined in the last 3 days). For a 4-star hotel, the average price is S$ 440/night, and if you are looking for a 5-star hotel in Main Beach then the average price is around S$ 355/night.

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Main Beach?

    S$ 115 per night is the cheapest Main Beach hotel price found in our data from the last 72 hours.

  • How much is a hotel in Main Beach tonight?

    Prices for a hotel in Main Beach tonight are about S$ 346 on average, but HotelsCombined users have found prices as low as S$ 200 for tonight in the last 3 days. The best price found for a 4-star hotel in Main Beach tonight is S$ 242.

  • What are the most popular landmarks to visit in Main Beach?

    If your travel plans to Main Beach are flexible, we recommend visiting at least one of the following most popular landmarks: Sea World, Marina Mirage Shopping Centre, or Mariner's Cove Marina. Main Beach is the city you should stay in if you want to visit Sea World. Staying in Main Beach is preferred if you want to visit Marina Mirage Shopping Centre. To visit Mariner's Cove Marina, it’s most convenient if you stay in Main Beach.

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