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Happy healthy holidays on the Sunshine Coast

20th FEB - Happy healthy holidays on the Sunshine Coast

Looking for the inspiration to stay focused on your fitness goals? A holiday in a natural paradise may be just the thing. The Sunshine Coast is a natural playground for anyone wanting to spend more time outdoors investing in their health and well-being. From our majestic hinterland to our beach lifestyle the Sunshine Coast is a natural choice for any holidaymaker that has health in mind. Here are our top walks and inspiring places to stay fit and focused for your next Sunshine Coast holiday.

Exploring the Sunshine Coast on foot

There are lots of great walks across the Sunshine Coast. Explore a variety of terrains from unspoiled coastal areas to the sweeping beauty of the Sunshine Coast hinterland. There are also a number of national parks, such as the renown Glass House Mountains, which offer walking trails, picnic opportunities and great visitor facilities. Here are a few of our recommended walking trails for visitors.

Glass House Mountains

Adventurous and not always for the faint-hearted, the Glass House Mountains offer an unparalleled experience. Ranging in difficulty from the Mt Tibrogragan summit climb, a challenging scramble with a stunning view as a reward; to the easier but equally inspiring Mt Ngungun.

Kondalilla National park - Montville

Spend the day exploring one of the Sunshine Coast’s best waterfalls. Explore this lush rainforest trail and be rewarded with the awe-inspiring Kondililla Falls, a 90-metre waterfall that cascades into the valley below.

Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve - Maleny

55 hectares of tropical rainforest await your discovery as the Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve. The 2-kilometre walk is also home to an Ecological Education Centre visitors can learn about the area's history, fauna and flora in the Maleny area. We strongly recommend taking a moment to take in the amazing view of the Glass House Mountains from the reserve when you arrive.

Mapleton Falls

Witness the soaring of the Australian peregrine falcon as it hunts over the plunging 120 metre, Mapleton Falls. Mapleton Falls offer visitors a variety walks allowing visitors to explore the dense rainforest, vast wooded areas and observe the spectacular variety off endemic fauna.

Noosa bush walks

Trek along rocky coastlines and discover inland rainforests. Noosa offers visitors a variety of trails ranging from easy to moderate skill levels. The abundance of wildlife is fantastic and visitors are treated with koalas sleeping in the trees, dolphins playing in the surf and manta rays along the coastline as we all as a stunning array of birdlife. Noosa National park is easily accessible and makes for a great day out when exploring from your Ocean Boulevard accommodation.

Swimming on the Sunshine Coast

Heading down from our lush Hinterland and back to the sandy beaches the Sunshine Coast offer guests, a variety of perfect swimming locations ideal for any visitor keen to indulge in our beach lifestyle.

Maroochydore and Alexandra Headland Beaches

Right, outside from your Ocean Boulevard room you can hit the beach. Ocean Boulevard is an easy stroll from two patrolled beaches, making it easy to get up with the sunrise and get a swim or surf in before starting the day.

Noosa Main beach

This iconic Australian beach is patrolled all year round letting visitors swim to their heart’s content 365 days a year. Surfers are also rewarded when conditions are right with of Australia’s best right-handers.

Kings Beach Caloundra

Another iconic Aussie beach and safe thanks to patrols. Kings Beach is well protected through the summer months and is a hot spot for visitors with ample space, close to shops and the amphitheatre which often hosts events.

Healthy Eating on the Sunshine Coast

It’s not just our hinterland and beaches which make the Sunshine Coast such a healthy place to holiday. We are also blessed on the Sunshine Coast to have a myriad of beautiful cafes and restaurants that dish out the perfect healthy meal to complement your days adventures. Here're a few of our favourites that serve a guilt-free delight daily.

Ground Organics - Mooloolaba

Ground Organics started as a raw food only cafe but has since included cooked options. With an emphasis on health, each dish not only tastes great but is great for you.

Get Fresh - Cotton Tree

A popular destination for visitors and local alike, Get Fresh is located at Cotton Tree, close to your Ocean Boulevard accommodation. Offering a range of fresh produce as well as scrumptious bites, Get Fresh should certainly feature own your Sunshine Coast holiday menu.

Raw Energy

Raw Energy boasts five cafes across the Sunshine Coast, serving tasty, guilt-free dishes at Mooloolaba, Cotton Tree, Peregian, Coolum and Noosaville. Raw Energy serves delicious, real food with an emphasis on ethical produce.

Staying healthy is easy on the Sunshine Coast, the beautiful surrounds inspiring exploration and adventure. Whether it’s a robust walk through our hinterland, early morning run along the esplanade or taking a dip in our safe inviting ocean. Ocean Boulevard invites you to enjoy a healthy and happy holiday on the Sunshine Coast, click here to enquire about your healthy escape.

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