Just north of the Maroochy River, surrounded by peaceful natural bushland, is one of the Sunshine Coast’s best-kept secrets, the coastal haven of Pacific Paradise.
It may not be as well-known as Caloundra, Noosa or Maroochydore, but Pacific Paradise is a suburb that proves worthy of its name. Minutes away from stunning beaches, a thriving shopping and restaurant precinct, and only six kilometres from Maroochydore’s CBD, Pacific Paradise has everything you need to embrace the Sunshine Coast lifestyle.
With a population of just over 2000, and with a quarter of residents over the age of 50, Pacific Paradise is known for its friendly, peaceful community and proximity to all the region’s famous attractions while remaining immune to the hustle and bustle of holiday-makers and tourists in other Sunshine Coast suburbs.
Centrally located with access to city life, sea and countryside, there’s always something to do near Pacific Paradise. Here are just a few of the highlights minutes away from GemLife Pacific Paradise.
Just five minutes from the resort, hidden away in the backstreets of Mudjimba, is magnificent Mudjimba Beach, where endless golden sands and clear blue waters await.
Sunshine Plaza and North Shore Village
Sunshine Plaza, the largest shopping centre on the Sunshine Coast, is just 10 minutes away from GemLife Pacific Paradise, so pampering and retail therapy are always on the cards. Or, if you’re just looking to swing by the shops to pick up everyday essentials, North Shore Village is just 500 meters away.
Novotel Twin Waters Resort Golf Course and Maroochy River Golf Course
If golf is something you love, look no further than GemLife Pacific Paradise. Fit for expert and social golfers alike, Novotel Twin Waters Resort Golf Course and Maroochy River Golf Course are both just minutes away from the resort.
The famous hub of the Sunshine Coast, Noosa is just 40-minutes away, meaning a dip in the picture-perfect surf, a stroll through the fabulous boutiques or a sunset dinner at one of the many renowned ocean-front restaurants is easily accessible any day of the year. Noosa National Park, which sits at the bottom of famous Hastings Street, is well-known for its stunning coastline walking tracks. While strolling, it is common to see a range of wildlife including koalas, dolphins and sea turtles.
Magnificent Mount Coolum
Towering above the surrounding suburbs of Coolum, Pacific Paradise and Maroochydore, Mount Coolum features a walking track which, from the top, provides views for miles. Although the walk is not for the faint-hearted, your efforts will be rewarded by spectacular views which are second to none.
Experience a marketplace like no other. The vibrant open-air market of Eumundi, a quaint and enchanting heritage village, has been around since 1979. This shopping heaven boasts well over 600 stalls selling everything from clothing to art to food and books.
GemLife Pacific Paradise Sales Manager Victoria Dent said the area was perfect for those looking for a quiet and laid-back lifestyle on the Sunshine Coast.
“Because it’s an established, tucked away area, Pacific Paradise is one of the Sunshine Coasts lesser known, quiet and peaceful suburbs yet it has all the benefits of a world-class tourist destination which are only minutes away,” she said.
“It really is a hidden gem of an area”.