Aerial photo of Mooloolaba Queensland

Sunsets from the beach at Raffles

2015-03-16 12:15:49 UTC
Sunsets from the Beach Grab some champagne, head to the beach and watch the sun set over the horizon. Enjoy the menu at a fabulous local restaurant and a romantic dinner. stroll to the surfclub or alfresco cafe. come home and enjoy a relaxing spa in the privacy of your luxury apartment. Sunrise at Raffles Pack a picnic for two and get back to nature with your beloved. Enjoy the beach – sit and watch the sunrise together or walk along the vast stretches of coastline. Check out the walks, there are many great boardwalks in the area. Take along...

Beautiful Beach Weddings at Raffles Mooloolaba

2015-03-16 12:12:28 UTC
Many  girls dream of their wedding day long before it happens. One of the more popular wedding dreams is having a beautiful beach wedding. It’s romantic, provides great natural ambience, and seems to inspire endless creative ideas. If pandanus trees and aqua waters are part of your dream wedding, consider planning it on our nearby beach at Raffles Mooloolaba. Our beautiful beach is kilometres long.  An amazing landscape that provides many contrasts for a spectacular beach wedding. Flowers, hairdresser, makeup and photos are well catered for in metropolitan Mooloolaba. Get married with the sand between your toes, overlooking azure blue...

Mother’s Day – Raffles Style

2015-03-16 11:40:45 UTC
There are so many ways to please mum on the Sunshine Coast. There really is something for every mum’s interest or wish. Often it is a last minute scramble for kids and partners to wrangle together a “thoughtful” present, here’s a list to help you: Relax – whisk her away for the weekend or even midweek to Raffles.   If you know she is busy buy her an accommodation voucher, so it will used when Mum chooses. Why not get a few generations together – it is so easy here to cater for family reunions. Pamper – Massages, facials, hot...

Cook like a Master Chef

2015-03-16 11:34:54 UTC
There is so much fab food on the coast why not tempt yourself with some cooking classes.  You can also have the younger ones trained in Chocolate Making at the Nutworks in Yandina.  Adults can also learn how to temper chocolate at Eumundi’s Cocoa Chocolat. The Sunshine Coast Hinterland is a short drive. Many of our guests –  pop out for the day or stop in on their way to us. Here are some options for cooking class experiences: Freestyle Escape Dulong offers celebrity chefs whipping up wonderful culinary experiences. Martin’s gorgeous outdoor kitchen and classes offer one-on-one time with...

supporting local business on the sunshine coast

2015-03-16 11:28:49 UTC
November 27, 2011   Why not encourage  supporting local business on the sunshine coast this Christmas…. There is no longer an excuse that, at gift giving time, nothing can be found that is produced by Australian hands. Yes there is! It’s time to think outside the box. Who says a gift needs to fit in a shirt box…? Everyone — yes EVERYONE gets their hair cut. How about gift certificates from your local hair salon or barber? Gym membership? It’s appropriate for all ages who are thinking about some health improvement. Who wouldn’t appreciate getting their car detailed? Small owned...