Thursday, October 30, 2014
The school holidays are coming around again! If you are looking for a school holiday activity that keeps the kids outside and active, then check out the Cooee Kids programs.
The program is held for children aged between 7 and 11 years of age, each weekday of the school holidays. Each day holds a different focus: nature walks, nature crafts, beach olympics, fun sports and treasure hunts - so the kids could go every day of the week and experience something fun, unique and interesting each day.
Cooee Kids programs are a great way to get the kids outside and into nature, they also aim to help kids develop social skills, build resilience and self-confidence through co-operative play.
The drop off and pick up spot is the Jellurgal Cultural Centre, Beelyu St Burleigh Heads. Bookings must be made, please visit Cooee Kids for further information.
Book family accommodation in Burleigh Heads staying at Southern Cross Apartments. Shop the boutiques of James Street, enjoy the patrolled beaches and sample the great local restaurants and cafes.
Friday, October 24, 2014
Finders Keepers opened in Burleigh Heads at the start of the year, and offers an 'old school' ambience with early 20th century styling. The theme at Finders Keepers being 'Old School-Grandma Cool'.
Served by wait staff in uniform you'll find a menu of shared dining style options and a premier cocktail list.Some of the tempting items currently on the Summer Menu include:
*JFC - Japanese Fried Chicken, marinated in ginger, garlic, soy and sake. Served with seven spiced mayonnaise.
*Panko Crumbed King Prawns, Queensland Green Prawns, served with Caesar style cabbage salad and BBQ Aioli.
*Devils Togue Pancakes (V), savory vegetable pancakes of Konjac potato paste, green cabbage and spring onion. Served with a fruity BBQ sauce and dried seaweed powder.
And to wash it down why not try the Spiked Ol' Fashioned Lemonade, vintage house made freshly squeezed and spiked with grey goose vodka.
For more information visit Finders Keepers. Located at 49 James Street, Burleigh Heads.
Southern Cross Apartments are located on the beachfront and an easy walking distance to Finders Keepers and many other great restaurants, cafes and boutique shops in Burleigh Village.
Monday, September 29, 2014
Burleigh Heads is home to an array of restaurants, cafes and eateries offering a wide range of cuisines including many healthy eating options. One of these is, Marie Anita's Gluten Free Health Cafe.
Marie Anita's aims to serve food made from as much local and organic produce as possible. The menu is solely gluten free and sugar free with dairy free, vegetarian, vegan and raw alternatives.
Open 7 days, Marie Anita's serves organic coffee and gluten free artisan bread and house made healthy goodies between 7am and 5pm. They also offer breakfast from 7am to 2:30pm, and lunch from 12:00 to 2:30pm.
Image from Marie Anita's website.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Do you love a good burger? Well, you don’t have to go far to find one when you stay at Southern Cross Apartments – Ze Pickle in Burleigh Heads was recently voted ‘Best Burger’ on the Gold Coast in the Gold Coast Bulletins readers choice awards!
Opened in 2012 by three friends; Nathan Zuckerman, Aaron Wilson and Joey Day. Ze Pickle serves up great burgers, over 30 true craft beers and also boasts an excellent cocktail list, great wines and a superb selection of Tequila’s.
Ze Pickle is located on the Corner of Park Avenue and Connor Street, Burleigh Heads. Open Tuesday to Friday from 5pm to 11pm and Saturday/Sunday from 12pm to 11pm.
Southern Cross Beachfront Apartments are your perfect choice for accommodation in Burleigh Heads. Located on The Esplanade, just across the road to the beach and a short stroll into Burleigh village where you’ll find great local restaurants, cafes, bars and boutique shopping.
Monday, September 08, 2014
The Swell Sculpture Festival starts in just a few days time! This annual celebration of outdoor art, takes place from the 12th to the 21st of September 2014.
Visit Pacific Parade in Currumbin during this time, and you'll be treated to the sight of over 50 sculptures built by very talented local, national and international artists, peppered along the coastline.
Over the 10 days the exhibition never closes, it's an all hours display so you can visit at any time. Enjoy a picnic surrounded by sculptures or visit in the evening and view them with the twinkling night sky as the back drop.
There are also informative artist talks, artist master classes and children's workshops to enjoy during the Swell Sculpture Festival.
Why not book a few days on the Gold Coast staying at Southern Cross Apartments in Burleigh Heads?
Artist: Nemnyi _ Kim _ Believe. Photographer Daniel _ Michaud. Photo from Swell Sculpture Festival website.
Thursday, September 04, 2014
If you are looking for a school holiday break, staying in Burleigh Heads might be just what you are looking for. Burleigh Heads offers plenty to do, but also offers a serene and relaxing holiday experience.
Locally you can enjoy the beautiful patrolled beach at our doorstep (the weather has been providing some great beach days recently), take a stroll along the foreshore or explore the Burleigh headland and walk around to the very scenic Tallebudgera Creek (you might be lucky enough to view marine life, wild turkeys, lizards and more).
Enjoy the many fantastic cafes and restaurants on offer in Burleigh Heads, or head off for a day at David Fleay Wildlife Park or perhaps embark on a cultural tour with Jellurgal Aboriginal Cultural Centre, Tours and Information Hub.
In surrounding suburbs you can experience the theme parks that the Gold Coast is famous for, such as Dreamworld, Movie World, Sea World or Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary. Take a tour to the hinterland or perhaps go whale watching!
Visit Surfers Paradise and spend a day visiting the various attractions including Infinity, Timezone and Dracula's Haunted House. Or 'Ride the G' and enjoy a Gold Coast light rail tram ride.
There's so much to do in Burleigh Heads on the Gold Coast! Book your accommodation staying at Southern Cross Apartments and enjoy the convenience and comfort of your own self-contained apartment right across from the beach!
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Head to the Burleigh Heads, Groove 'N' Food festival, this weekend for food, music and lots of fun!
All the action happens between August 28th and 31st, 2014 - here are SOME of the free and ticketed activities and events you could catch ...
Burleigh Brewing Up Late - 5pm to 10pm. 18+ event.
Groove Train Progressive Degustation Lunch - 11:45am - 4pm.
Burleigh Local Markets, Burleigh State School - 7am to 11am.
Music in the Park, Memorial park - 11am to 3pm. FREE event.
Arts and Crafts Market with Extra Flavour, Burleigh Beachfront. 8am to 2pm.
For the full schedule of events visit Groove 'N' Food website.
Enjoy the whole weekend in Burleigh! Book your accommodation staying at Southern Cross Apartments.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
If you are going to be on the Gold Coast next weekend (Friday 29th to Sunday 31st of August) why not check out the Gold Coast Show?!
The Gold Coast Show is an annual event that was previously held at Parklands (1989-2013), but this year the event moves home to the Gold Coast Turf Club and Showgrounds.
The move to it's new location is due to Parklands being transformed into the Athlete's Village in time for the 2018 Commonwealth Games that is taking place on the Gold Coast.
With it's new home they are also promising some new innovative entertainment mixed in with the traditional features you'd expect to find such as animals - show bags - carnival rides - art and craft displays - wood chopping - carnival food and fireworks.
The Gold Coast Show 2014 is on from August 29th to August 31st.
Tickets are available online or at the gate. (discounts available online)
Gold Coast Turf Club and Showgrounds, Racecourse Drive Bundall.
Friday the 29th is a public holiday on the Gold Coast. Why not book a night or two at Southern Cross Apartments in beautiful Burleigh Heads.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
A Little Birdie Told Me is a women's fashion boutique located in Burleigh Heads. This Gold Coast based fashion store showcases many great designers that are established in the fashion world as well as introducing some wonderful up and coming designers and local talent.
Shop in-store for great fashion by brand names including Zed Alliance, Vege Threads, Talulah, Shona Joy, Staple The Label, ROC Eyewear, Pasduchas, Mode Collective Shoes, L'America, Jagger and Goddess of Babylon .. amongst many more.
There are also some new brand names arriving soon including Asilio, BC, Hansen and Gretel, Ixiah, and Windsor Smith Shoes.
A Little Birdie Told Me is situated on the popular James Street (2/53 James Street Burleigh Heads) just a short walk from the self-contained and well located Southern Cross Apartments. Book your stay today!
Saturday, August 02, 2014
The 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow have now come to a close and we send a huge congratulations to all of the athletes who competed. Thank you for representing Australia!
Here on the Gold Coast we are the proud hosts of the 2018 Commonwealth Games! It's the 5th time that Australia will host the games, but the first time for the Gold Coast! All of the action will be held from the 4-15 April 2018 at various sporting venues across the Gold Coast.
Sports on the games program include Aquatics (Swimming and Diving) - Athletics (Track & Field, Marathon, Walks) - Badminton - Basketball (M/W), - Boxing, - Cycling (Track, Road, Mountain Bike), - Gymnastics (Artistic/Rhythmic) - Hockey (M/W), - Lawn Bowls - Netball (W) - Rugby 7s - Shooting (Clay Target, Fullbore Rifle, Pistol, Target Rifle) - Squash - Table Tennis - Triathlon - Weightlifting - Wrestling (Freestyle).
Pro-surfer and Gold Coast local, Mick Fanning, is also pushing for surfing to be included in the games. What better location to launch surfing into the Commonwealth Games than the Gold Coast! Fingers crossed Mick.
If you'd like more information about the games visit 2018 Commonwealth Games Gold Coast.
For your next trip to the Gold Coast, look no further than the self-contained convenience of Southern Cross Apartments in beautiful Burleigh Heads!
- School Holiday Programs Burleigh Heads
- Finders Keepers Burleigh Heads
- Marie Anitas Gluten Free Health Cafe
- Best Burger on the Gold Coast
- Swell Sculpture Festival 2014
- School Holidays Gold Coast
- Groove 'N' Food Burleigh Heads
- 2014 Gold Coast Show
- A Little Birdie Told Me Burleigh Heads
- 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games