Neighbouring destinations Palm Beach and Burleigh Heads, separated by Tallebudgera Creek, offer plenty to do and explore if you’re looking to unwind and experience a more intimate, laid-back and picturesque part of Queensland’s Gold Coast!

From sun-kissed golden beaches within close reach of each other to casual watersports, sightseeing walks, cool coffee shops and fine dining restaurants, these neighbouring Gold Coast destinations are perfect for outdoorsy types who love sightseeing, getting active and hunting unique places to eat, topped off by trendy weekly markets that are some of the best the region has to offer.

In a short read, here’s everything to get excited about in Burleigh Heads, Tallebudgera and Palm Beach!

Burleigh Heads

Burleigh has it all: a stunning family-friendly beach, charming national park, eclectic restaurants and cafés, local boutique shops and one of the best surf breaks on the Gold Coast.

Burleigh Heads Beach offers a laid-back vibe, beachfront dining at two popular surf clubs and a prominent headland offering natural surf waves next to lush rainforest scenery. Right next to the beach, Burleigh Head National Park is Burleigh’s focal point boasting walking trails, picnic areas, wildlife and views across Burleigh Beach and the Pacific Ocean – a must-visit park for nature lovers.

Find Burleigh’s best boutique shops, cafés and restaurants by simply exploring James Street, Goodwin Terrace and Connor Street, then experience the famous local markets that include the Farmers Markets, Art and Craft Markets and The Village Markets. If you’re new to surfing, hit the waves with local surf school Godfathers of the Ocean!


South of Burleigh Heads on the other side of Burleigh Head National Park, discover Tallebudgera Beach and Tallebudgera Creek.

Tallebudgera Beach is an intimate beach with striking views of Burleigh Head National Park, as well as superb beachfront dining at Tallebudgera Surf Life Saving Club, also known as Club Talle. A stone’s throw from the beach, Tallebudgera Creek is one of the region’s best locations to swim, fish, paddle-board and kayak, with convenient kayak hire available on the creekside at Smoothwaters Gold Coast.

Palm Beach Gold Coast

Admired for its golden-white sand and clear ocean waters, award-winning Palm Beach is one of Queensland’s must-visit beaches, offering a relaxed atmosphere and a host of restaurants and cafés to find close by on the adjacent Gold Coast Highway, including beachfront dining just footsteps from the sand at Palm Beach Surf Life Saving Club.

Palm Beach is the perfect destination if you’re looking to de-stress and unwind on the Gold Coast, as well as spoil yourself to some of the region’s best brunch cuisine and coffee! Complemented by the Palm Beach Parklands, this area is also not to be ignored for estuary swimming, scenic picnic spots, the boardwalk and popular beach playground, Palm Beach Treasure Island Playground, providing a welcome change of scenery just a short walk from the beach.

Royal Palm Gold Coast – Beachfront Palm Beach Resort for Families 

If you’re seeking your perfect family holiday on the Gold Coast, we offer bright, spacious and fully self-contained Palm Beach Gold Coast accommodation in a beachfront family resort just steps from the sand!

With us at Royal Palm Beach Resort, relax next to Palm Beach and the Pacific Ocean with our choice of 2 and 3 bedroom Palm Beach apartments, offering a home away from home on the beach complex with a superb range of family-friendly facilities to enjoy onsite.

For more information, simply visit Royal Palm Resort.

973 Gold Coast Highway Palm Beach
Gold Coast 4221 Australia
Email: ▪ Phone: 07 5534 5999 ▪ Fax: 07 5534 5849