Burleigh Heads Surf Club

Friday, November 14, 2014

Burleigh Heads Surf Club Mowbray park is located on the beachfront of Burleigh and features two dining options.

Bistro - Enjoy uninterrupted ocean views from their balcony dining area. Open for breakfast 8am to 10:30am, lunch 11:30am to 2:30pm and dinner 5:30pm to 8:30pm, 7 days.

Kiosk - Located downstairs and just steps from the golden sands of Burleigh beach, the kiosk offers a relaxed atmosphere to grab an all day breakfast, sandwich, seafood, coffee, acai smoothie, or ice-cream.

For more information and to view the bistro menu, please visit the website for Burleigh Surf Life Saving Club.

Book your Burleigh Heads accommodation staying just across the road from the beach, and a short walk to Burleigh Heads Surf Club plus many more great restaurants and cafes.



Gold Coast AquaSplash

Friday, November 14, 2014

AquaSplash Gold Coast is open for the season! Challenge yourself and your friends and family on this inflatable obstacle course on the water!

AquaSplash is suitable for adults and children over the age of five (those 5-9 years must be accompanied by an adult) to enjoy, and the really adventurous may wish to tackle the Iceberg challenge!

The little water babies are also catered for with 'MiniSplash' zone which is suitable for children 1-9 years of age, those 1-4 years need to be accompanied by an adult.

AquaSplash Gold Coast is located on the Broadwater in Southport, less than a 30 minute drive from us here at Southern Cross Absolute Beachfront Apartments.


School Holiday Programs Burleigh Heads

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.


Finders Keepers Burleigh Heads

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.


Marie Anitas Gluten Free Health Cafe

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.

For more information go to Marie Anita's Gluten Free Health Cafe website, or visit 1863 Gold Coast Highway - just a short walk from us here at Southern Cross Apartments in Burleigh Heads.

Image from Marie Anita's website.


Best Burger on the Gold Coast

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.



Swell Sculpture Festival 2014

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.


School Holidays Gold Coast

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!


Groove 'N' Food Burleigh Heads

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 ...

Thursday:

Burleigh Brewing Up Late - 5pm to 10pm. 18+ event.

Friday:

Groove Train Progressive Degustation Lunch - 11:45am - 4pm.

Saturday:

Burleigh Local Markets, Burleigh State School - 7am to 11am.

Music in the Park, Memorial park - 11am to 3pm. FREE event.

Sunday:

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.


2014 Gold Coast Show

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.


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