September 12th, 2014
Are you looking for handy and cheap accommodation on the Gold Coast?
Blue Waters Apartments offers affordable Broadwater accommodation Gold Coast with access to all the attractions of the Gold Coast right at your doorstep. Your search for the Holy Grail of Gold Coast accommodation is over. If you are looking for a safe environment for your family, ready access to the Theme Parks and the discount shopping haven at Harbourtown, all in a clean, modern and cost competitive accommodation package, then this is it.
Situated on the edge of the stunning Broadwater, this famous waterway is epitomises the Gold Coast Lifestyle. With so much opportunity for relaxation, exercise, recreation, fishing, tourist attractions, cruises, adventure sports, shopping, dining, golfing or simply relaxing, Broadwater is not simply the choice for a Gold Coast holiday destination, but it’s their choice as a place to live and call home. How about that for a recommendation!
Blue Waters Apartments is just 3km north of Southport. Australia Fair, one of the Gold Coast’s largest malls, numerous banks, the Gold Coast Hospital, Griffith University, Gold Coast TAFE and a huge range of shops and services are all nearby. The local bus network passes right past Blue Waters Apartments so it is possible to travel anywhere on the Gold Coast without a car.
If you are arriving by car, (recommended if you are on a tight schedule) then there is plenty of secure parking available for you. Other nearby apartment complexes are not so fortunate with their parking amenities, so do call to check if this is important to you.
Blue Waters Apartments are located just far enough away from the busy Surfers Paradise and Southport business areas to ensure a tranquil and peaceful holiday environment. With our location at the very Northern end of the Gold Coast ensures that we are a short drive from Brisbane and within only 5-15 minutes of the Gold Coast Theme Parks.
Affordable Gold Coast accommodation near the theme parks
Our location at the very edge of the stunning Gold Coast Broadwater also ensures that you are only ever a few steps away from extensive system of walking and cycling paths and play equipment for children. If you are something of an armchair angler then the still water beach immediate in front of Blue Waters Apartments offers a laidback fishing opportunity, not to mention a sheltered swimming spot. Alternatively, relax in our capacious and heated 21m long pool, that wraps around the peaceful tropical garden setting.
Book your handy and affordable Gold Coast accommodation with us for a convenience and peace of mind.
September 5th, 2014
Finding the right family accommodation on the Gold Coast can sometimes be a vexing problem.
At Blue Waters Apartments in Labrador we are situated in one of the quieter areas of the Gold Coast, an area that offers a safe environment for younger families, and yet still provides ready access to the Gold Coast Theme Parks and the discount shopping haven at Harbour Town.
Situated on the edge of the stunning Broadwater, this famous waterway is epitomises the Gold Coast lifestyle. With so much opportunity for relaxation, exercise, recreation, fishing, tourist attractions, cruises, adventure sports, shopping, dining, golfing or simply relaxing, Broadwater has become the choice of many families to settle and call home.
The Broadwater Parklands just across the road incidentally, is three vast kilometres expanse of green space; ideal for family picnics and fun with features such as The Rockpools. A unique water playground on the Gold Coast, designed just for the kids! Very much a water-based play area, The Rockpools is a safe wading pool with spouting water animals and waterfalls, and a variety of pool areas and creek beds with water filling up and emptying on timers. Pop jets squirt water throughout the play area and waterfalls cascade down the rock pools. Children will play for hours in this pool. Right beside the pool is Café Rockpool where everyone, especially parents can enjoy some light refreshments.
The Washington Waters Park at the southern end of Broadwater Parklands is equipped with a variety of fun play equipment; swings, a giant lizards, bike education track, mono rail peddle bikes and a flying fox – as well as a special Liberty swing for children of all abilities. The jumping pillow is a crowd favourite, providing endless hours of jumping fun!
If the parks and related recreation are not enough to keep your leisure hours busy, there’s also fishing off the 100 metre long pier, or maybe a dip in the swimming area, which also has a jumping pontoon.
For holiday accommodation on the Gold Coast that is clean, modern and spacious, not to mention family friendly, book your Family Accommodation in Labrador, Gold Coast at Blue Waters Apartments. The kids will never want to leave. You may never want to leave!
August 22nd, 2014
Located a short drive north of Blue Waters Apartments at Biggera Waters is one of the leading sport and recreation centres on the Gold Coast, the Runaway Bay Sports Centre.
Featuring the most modern training facilities for both elite and beginner athletes, it is also a dedicated training camp. The Centre incorporates community facilities, which include a Sports Medicine centre, health spa, gymnasium, Olympic aquatic centre, stadium, coffee shop, child minding and a children’s party area for ‘active’ celebrations. Add to this professional coaching, support staff, business and conference facilities and you have a unique centre like no other, right in the heart of Runaway Bay on the Gold Coast.
Open to the public, the Runaway Bay Sports Centre is the ideal fitness centre for those looking for a fully equipped gymnasium with full range of Nautilus Nitro resistance training machines, a great selection of modern cardio equipment and an extensive selection of free weights and plate loaded exercise stations.
Personal Training which is tailored to your individual needs and includes a variety of exercise choices such as Boxing, Pilates, Yoga, Deep Water Exercise as well as the more traditional exercise options is available at the centre. An Olympic pool is available for the swimmers, or those in need of low impact exercise.
The Gold Coast Sporting Centre offers a multitude of classes and times, from which there is sure to be one that suits any fitness enthusiast. Classes on offer include: bodypump, boxing circuit, anti gravity yoga, deep water exercise, insanity and pro one tennis sessions.
Short term memberships of one week are also available, ideal for Blue Waters’ guests. Book your holiday accommodation on the Gold Coast now at Blue Waters Apartments and be sure to pack your gym gear.
August 12th, 2014
Blue Waters Apartments in Biggera Waters, Gold Coast is located directly opposite the Broadwater Parklands is a short 5-minute drive from Harbourtown the Gold Coast Retail Outlet Centre, the ultimate retail outlet shopping experience. Home to a diverse retail mix where there’s something for everyone.
In the last 12 months, Harbour Town has introduced many well-known brands, making it the ideal location to shop for big brands, at low prices. Some of the better-known brands include: Nike, Asics, Mimco, Peter Alexander, Hugo Boss, Sunburn and a number of home-ware stores.The most recently opened Target Outlet introduces a new diverse range of products that are unique within the centre.
The outdoor centre also has one of the best fruit and veg shops on the Gold Coast, a Woolworths, butcher shop and a discounted chemist making it the one stop shop for everything you need. Harbour Town advertises their centre as being an adventure and truly is a completely different shopping experience.
What better way to end a tiring day of shopping, than by watching the latest blockbuster at Harbour Town cinemas or enjoying a relaxed meal in the outdoor food court area.
If shopping isn’t for you, why not let the girls have an afternoon of retail therapy, while you head out for a surf or round of golf at one of the numerous courses close by.
Take advantage of the handy amenities at Blue Waters Apartments at Biggera Waters, such as the fully equipped kitchens and laundries. By eating in, packing lighter suitcases, and using the apartment laundry amenities you can extend your stay and make your shopping really count. Book now for your accommodation in Biggera Waters, right next to Harbourtown the Gold Coast Retail Outlet Centre.
August 5th, 2014
The Gold Coast is world renowned for its’ beautiful sandy beaches and surf but not as well known for one of the most spectacular protected waterways in the world – The Gold Coast Broadwater. Blue Waters Apartments is located directly opposite the Broadwater making it the perfect base to explore both the Broadwater and the northern Gold Coast beaches.
The Broadwater Parklands situated right on the beautiful Gold Coast Broadwater is a world class community and cultural parkland and is home to a number of major events held on the Gold Coast including the Gold Coast Marathon, Carols by Candlelight and the World Champion Triathlon. These Gold Coast Parklands are always a hub of activity, with events held most weekends.
Rockpools Playground Southport
The Gold Coast Marathon
Accommodation near the Gold Coast Broadwater
The Rockpools water playground is the first of its kind on the Gold Coast. The water playground combined with the swings, giant lizards, bike track, flying fox and the jumping pillows makes for endless hours of fun for the kids.
Café Rockpool is also the perfect addition to the Broadwater Parklands! Choose to eat in and overlook the Broadwater and Main Lawn or take away and enjoy a picnic in the surrounds of the park.
If you’re looking for well appointed self contained holiday apartments close to the Gold Coast Broadwater then Blue Waters Apartments is certainly worth considering. There is a choice of two and three bedroom apartments with either Broadwater Views or views of the Gold Coast Hinterland towards Mt Tamborine. If you want an apartment with some of the most spectacular Broadwater views on the coast then you’re best to ring and book directly on (07) 5591 1695. That way we can tell you what’s available and ensure you get what you want. Otherwise you can always book your Broadwater Accommodation Gold Coast here.
July 28th, 2014
Planning on attending Griffith University’s Open Day on Sunday 10 August 2014 or currently studying at this Gold Coast educational facility? Why not use it as an excuse to spend the weekend on the Gold Coast. Blue Waters Apartments, Accomodation near Griffith University are fully self-contained units, which overlook the Broadwater parklands. Not to mention, it’s only a short drive to the Gold Coast Griffith University’s Campus.
Blue Waters Apartments in Labrador is per fectly located for you to take advantage of how central the holiday apartment is and familiarise yourself with the Gold Coast and all it has to offer. Wander around the weekend markets, eat lunch on the beach at the surf club, or maybe just visit one of the many shopping centres or theme parks located nearby.
With public transport close by and many of the shops within walking distance, you can still access everything you need without a car. This also means you can take the bus and get dropped off right outside the campus, saving yourself the hassle of finding a park.
Use the open day weekend as an opportunity to become a little more acquainted with what life as a uni student is like on the Gold Coast. If you’re unsure on where things are like the nearest grocery store, the library, where the closest bank is or even where to find the best fish and chips just head downstairs to the office and ask us. It’s a great chance to get to know where everything is before moving to start your degree at Griffith University on the Gold Coast.
Or if you are worn out from a busy morning touring the university campus you can always stay at the apartment and enjoy the facilities. Spend the afternoon lazing by the pool or relaxing in the spa before having a barbeque in the entertainment area
Book at Blue Waters Apartments for your Accomodation near Griffith University, and make the most of Griffith University’s Open Day.
July 21st, 2014
Choosing Labrador as your next Gold Coast holiday destination makes a good deal of sense. Labrador is close to all the major theme parks, is well serviced with public transport and is located on the tranquil shores of the Gold Coasts famous Broadwater. For your Holiday Accommodation Labrador Gold Coast, Blue Waters apartments provides a choice of two or three bedroom apartments, all of which are fully self contained. All apartments come with a free covered car space.
The apartments are comfortable, well appointed and with customer focused managers the choice is simple. For you next holiday on the Gold Coast you should consider Blue Waters Apartments located in Labrador on the northern end of the Gold Coast. Book now for your Holiday Accommodation Labrador Gold Coast.
July 7th, 2014
The season of fascinators and men in suits is back and the race that stops the nation, Melbourne Cup is only a couple of weeks away. By staying at Blue Waters Apartments , you open yourself to an array of different Melbourne Cup Events on the Gold Coast.
The Gold Coast Turf Club is a popular venue with races starting from 9am. They also host a fashion on the field for those ladies wishing to show off their race day outfits.
Many nearby venues such as the Southport Yacht Club, Sheraton, Southport Sharks Football Club and the RSL all offer packages which include a food and beverage deal.
If you’re looking for something a little different this year, why not try the Rivers Cup Day cruise? Don your best racing attire and celebrate onboard the ‘Voyager. The Melbourne Cup Day cruise includes a fabulous selection of canapes and sparkling on arrival. A gourmet lunch, with music, sweepstakes and a four hour cruise on Gold Coast’s stunning waterways is also provided in the package.
Blue Waters Apartments is ideally located in Biggera Waters on the Broadwater and is conveniently close to many of the favourite Melbourne Cup venues on the Gold Coast. There is a choice of two and three bedroom apartments with either Broadwater views or views of the Gold Coast hinterland towards Mt Tamborine. Book directly and secure your Gold Coast accommodation for the excitement and fun of Melbourne Cup Events on the Gold Coast.
June 30th, 2014
The new Gold Coast University Hospital which opened in 2013 has an overnight tertiary bed capacity of 750. Over time, it will increase the areas capability to cope with the medical needs of a fast growing Gold Coast population. The hospital has specialist units in cancer, cardiac care, trauma, neurosciences and neo natal intensive care. The close link and proximity to Griffith University coupled with state of the art research facilities will make the Gold Coast University Hospital one of the premier teaching hospitals in Australia.
Gold Coast University Hospital
There is no doubt that the demand for short term accommodation for hospital related stays/visitations will greatly increase with the expanded capacity of the hospital. For Accommodation Near Gold Coast University Hospital, Blue Waters Apartments is a boutique resort comprising of two and three bedroom fully self contained apartments. The close proximity of the complex to the major bus route to the new hospital will make the commute to and from the hospital a breeze. Blue Waters Apartments is also conveniently located close to a major shopping center (Australia Fair), a wide variety of restaurants, the beautiful Broadwater and fabulous Broadwater Parklands (just across the road).
Apartments at the front of the resort ( east facing ) have spectacular water views with some traffic noise while the apartments at the back ( west facing ) have a mix of hinterland views and water views from balconies. These apartments will be quieter and the better choice for light sleepers. Whether visiting friends/family or indeed recuperating yourself Blue Waters Apartments is the perfect choice for accommodation convenient to the new Gold Coast University Hospital. Call us for accommodation availability on (07) 5591 1695 or book directly here for the best prices.
June 22nd, 2014
The Gold Coast Airport Marathon has truly become an international event. It brings many overseas competitors to the Gold Coast with the magnificent scenic course showcasing the iconic coastline. The event is held over the first weekend of July with Saturday catering for the shorter 5km & 10 km races and Sunday the 21km and 42km races. With more than 20,000 people competing over the weekend the Gold Coast Airport Marathon is the biggest annual sporting event held on the Gold Coast.
The Gold Coast Marathon
Gold Coast Wedding Accommodation in Labrador
Many competitors choose to make a full weekend of the event and stay for a couple of nights on the Gold Coast. Staying somewhere within walking distance of the start line is certainly the preference as the staging of such a big sporting event brings many road closures and diversions. Blue Waters Apartments is located in Labrador, 2 km from the start/finish line making it one of only a handful of accommodation places within easy walking distance. If you’re planning on running the marathon and want to stay in a comfortable fully self contained apartment close to the start then Blue Waters should be on your list.
As you can imagine the demand for accommodation is huge so you really do need to plan ahead and book well in advance. We are usually fully booked within a month or two of the race finishing. If you have ever contemplated having a go at the half or full marathon then the Gold Coast Airport Marathon is the perfect event for your first go — it is flat, the race is held during winter and the course is spectacular. Plan ahead and book well in advance for your Gold Coast Airport Marathon accommodation.