Noosa is a destination unlike any other, a place where time slows down and the hustle and bustle of daily life give way to a more gentle way of being. It’s land that has been enjoyed for tens of thousands of years, starting with Traditional Owners, the Kabi Kabi people, whose country stretches roughly 100km south and 150km north of Noosa.
Fly into Sunshine Coast Airport or hit the highway north from Brisbane for the short two-hour road trip and you’ll soon be embraced by the unfettered view of Laguna Bay. Slow down, reconnect with each other, and prioritise wellness during this short break in Noosa.
Give yourself an early mark and make your way to Noosa in time to enjoy the waning afternoon and a little active adventure before cocktail hour. Get acquainted – or rekindle the romance – with Noosa by taking the boardwalk from Hastings Street to Noosa National Park.
There’s a cracking point break at Tea Tree Bay for experienced surfers, or you can save the water for your return leg, with a wave or a dip at Little Cove – a serene little spot looking back towards Main Beach.
After checking into your beachfront digs – the recently refurbed Netanya Noosa is a luxe choice at the eastern end of Hastings Street – settle in with a drink in hand and watch the sun dip behind the mountains bordering Laguna Bay from your front row beachside stay.
Meander along the Noosa River and pull up a front-row seat to the sherbet-hued sunset over the river from Noosa Waterfront Restaurant, for authentic modern-Italian fare and friendly service in elegant surrounds..
While you’d need around four hours to trek the entire return trail through the 40 km² park, take the local’s favoured route and round Boiling Pot lookout to the pandanus-framed Tea Tree Bay. Breathe in the scent of the eucalyptus forest, and the sound of water rushing the rocks.
Hunt down bang on-trend interiors and eclectic furnishings that will help you achieve the kind of easy global-nomad look suggesting many trips around the world, all within this one-stop, treasure-trove interior store set back from the Noosa River in Noosaville.
Find a state of perfect balance when you enter the calming Stephanies Ocean Spa and indulge in float therapy or relax in the Vichy Spa.
Keep that cloud-nine feeling by opting to stay the night in a luxury floating eco villa on the Noosa River. Reaching Oasis Noosa is part of the fun, with access via a sandy track and then a short row in a dingy to where your private abode is moored. The architectural houseboat was handcrafted with…