From endless pristine beaches and spectacular seaside rainforest to renowned wineries and a thriving arts culture, GemLife Rainbow Beach puts you in easy reach of the Mid North Coast’s many attractions. Nestled in the peaceful coastal town of Lake Cathie, GemLife Rainbow Beach offers unparalleled over-50s living in one of New South Wales' most picturesque and unspoilt locations.

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Our homes

Flanked by the Queen’s Lake State Conservation Area and just minutes from the ocean, local shopping and transport, GemLife Rainbow Beach is your place in the sunshine.

ighthouse Beach, Port Macquarie
Lighthouse Beach
Nine-kilometres of pristine sands perfect for long beach walks and a favourite with surfers. Lighthouse Beach, Port Macquarie.
Bago Maze & Winery, Wauchope
Bago Maze & Winery
A vineyard planted alongside a two-kilometre hedge maze of winding paths to explore. Bago Maze & Winery, Wauchope.

Rainbow Beach
Your place in the sunshine

Located in the beautiful coastal town of Lake Cathie, GemLife Rainbow Beach will offer a tranquil sanctuary in an area renowned for its extraordinary natural beauty and relaxed lifestyle. Minutes from stunning beaches, ocean-front subtropical rainforest, protected national parks and the State’s second largest estuarine lagoon, GemLife Rainbow Beach is the perfect place to begin a whole new life. The resort is convenient to local shopping, transport and medical services, and is a short distance from the thriving Mid North Coast town of Port Macquarie.

20 Forest Parkway, Lake Cathie, NSW

Aerial sunrise view from Town Beach, Port Macquarie
Town Beach
Port Macquarie is known for its stunning beaches, great surf, and abundant natural beauty. Sunrise at Town Beach, Port Macquarie.
Port Macquarie Golf Club
Port Macquarie Golf Club
A favourite with locals and holiday makers alike, the 18-hole Port Macquarie Golf Club is a seaside course with a challenge for players of all levels. Ocean Drive, Port Macquarie.

Rainbow Beach facilities

With an expert team of master planners, GemLife promises extensive premium facilities, a friendly community and affordable, luxurious homes within a private, gated neighbourhood. With no entry or exit fees, you retain 100% of any capital gains made, providing you with financial certainty as you plan for retirement. GemLife resorts are pet-friendly.
Bar and lounge
Ten-pin bowling
Indoor pool
Sauna
Sundeck
Fully equipped gym
Meditation garden
Grand hall
Dance floor and stage with dressing rooms
Hair salon
Consultation room
Commercial kitchen
Formal dining or meeting room
Rooftop lounge and terrace
Undercover, indoor lawn bowls green
Wine room and lounge
Creative arts studio
Games lounge
Bar
Golf simulator
Billiards
Luxury cinema
Library and reading lounge
Outdoor infinity-edge pool and spa
Sundeck
Outdoor dining
Recreation room
Community garden
Residents' workshop
Resort bus

Our promise

There are no additional costs for moving in or out (exit fees or deferred management fees) of GemLife. In addition, since we are a land lease community, homeowners are not charged stamp duty. GemLife believes in financial transparency so you will never have to worry about hidden fees or costs.

Build terrific new friendships with like-minded people while enjoying a lifestyle designed especially for over-50s. Our lifestyle resorts are known for their friendliness and are great places to expand your social networks.

At GemLife, we recognise that pets are part of the family. Settle into your new home at GemLife with your animal companions by your side. Your best bud can also socialise and exercise in our resorts’ off-leash dog parks.

Relax and unwind in a safe and secure environment. Our gated communities are secured with a multitude of systems for your peace of mind, including number-plate recognition at resort entrances and on-site resort managers. Go for holidays anytime knowing that your home is protected.

Experience the best of over-50s living with a wide range of premium facilities at GemLife resorts. Find the right balance between fitness, health, relaxation and fun and live your best life with everything you need within arm’s reach.

As homeowners, you can store your recreational vehicles on-site for free*. Or sell your caravan or motorhome and hire a fully kitted out Explore by GemLife motorhome instead, available exclusively for GemLife homeowners.

*Pending availability. Terms and conditions apply.

GemLife offers a range of beautifully designed six-star energy rated homes with multiple façade and colour-scheme options. All our homes are built with high-end, low maintenance living in mind and come with extensive premium inclusions. Our commitment to quality means your forever home is built to last.

Because GemLife residents own their homes, they get to keep 100% of any capital gains achieved if they decide to sell.

In partnership with Feros Care, GemLife residents can access a wide range of home care services whenever required. From short-term restorative care programs and technology training to wellbeing programs and in-home care services, you can maintain your independence if needed.