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Coolum BizFest – Sunshine Coast

April 6, 2011

Coolum BizFest is a Business Expo and Family Festival aimed at catering to all the community.

Coolum Christian International College is hosting this free entry event on the beautiful 16 acre campus on the corner of Yandina-Coolum Road and Arcoona Road, Coolum Beach in Queensland, just 3 kilometres from the Sunshine Motorway Coolum roundabout.

The lively and inventive program is expected to draw many local, national and international visitors to this region, commencing at 6 pm on Friday April 8th and concluding on Saturday April 9th at 9pm with KC’S fireworks display.  The Queensland Kite  Flying Society will also display their kites and families can enjoy making their own kite to fly for the duration of the festival.   Our multicultural community will also be flying specially made kites of their country’s flag.

free shuttle bus service will be available from various pickup points in Coolum to the Coolum BizFest site (approx 3 Klms west of  Coolum).

Check out the Program to see a list of the activities available.

10 Great Reasons to Visit Mooloolaba on the Sunshine Coast

April 5, 2011

1.   Its easy to get to Mooloolaba either by road or air. Its is only one hour and half north of Brisbane and twenty minutes from Sunshine Coast airport

 2.   Mooloolaba has Incredibly Beautiful Beaches which are patrolled. This makes them ideal for families with young children as well as the keen surfer.

 3.   Countless attractions to visit in the area. Besides the obvious Australia Zoo, Underwater World and Aussie World we have The Big Pineapple, The Ginger Factor, Bli Bli Castle, Top Shot Fun Park, Bellingham Maze, dive the EX HMAS Brisbane. The list goes on.

 4.   Mooloolaba is famous for its delicious Mooloolaba Prawns, however it doesn’t stop there. The fishing trawlers come in every morning and supply the fish restaurants on wharf with fresh seafood.

 5.   Take a Romantic Getaway. You can either lock yourself away for a few days or you can venture out and explore the beautiful surrounding country side. Take a trip up to Montville and Maleny and discover the boutique shops restaurants, winery’s and cheese factory in the area.

 6.   Mooloolaba and the surrounding Sunshine Coast has many high standard Golf Courses. To start with we have the Hyatt Regency Coolum PGA course, as well as Noosa Springs Golf Club, Peregian Springs Golf Club, Twin Waters Golf Club, Horton Park, Caloundra Golf Club. Again the list goes on.

7.   Eating out in Mooloolaba is a culinary adventure. There is something for everyone and all budgets. At the cheaper end we have Browns famous fish and chips or Thai Seasons which has been serving ridiculously cheap Thai food for years. In the mid range you could choose Karma Waters which serves faultless breakfast, lunch and dinners, or Cracked Pepper. If you fancy splashing out and love seafood and steak you can not go past M at Mooloolaba. Their seafood platters are to die for. Unlike many seafood platters there is nothing that looks like it came from the fish and chip shop round the corner!

 8.   There are several Local Markets in the area. The largest and most famous is the Eumundi Markets held on a Wednesday and Saturday. Also in the area is Beerwah Village Craft Market, Coolum Market, Yandina Makers Market, Maleny Art Craft & Collectables, Cotton Tree Market just to name a few!

 9.   Mooloolaba triathlon held in the last weekend of March. This event brings 1000s of people to the area each year and includes the Male and female elites, groups, Asics Twilight Run, Australian Power and Gas Ocean Swim and Superkidz Trialthlon.

 10. Last but not least, staying at the Seaview Resort. You can sit back and relax on your lovely balcony looking out to sea or you can either walk or take a short drive to everything that has been mentioned above. Click here to see what our past guests say about the Seaview Resort Mooloolaba.

Kirk’s English Patisserie – Only a short drive from the Seaview

March 24, 2011

We try to get out for a coffee as often as possible so we can enjoy this beautiful coast. We have recently stumbled  across Kirk’s English Patisserie only a short drive from the Seaview.

Being Pom’s ourselves it was great to find somewhere that serves excellent coffee and the best Eccles cakes I have had in Australia. Next on the list to try is the pork sausage rolls, bakewell tart, pork pie and ploughman’s….The list goes on.

We normally sit in the back courtyard admiring the beautiful yachts at their moorings.

Ron Kingsland

Valentines at The Seaview Resort

February 1, 2011

The Seaview Resort has got together with M at Mooloolaba to offer you a sensation Valentines Package.

Full Ocean views at The Seaview Resort

The Package includes 2 nights accommodation in a 1 bedroom apartment with full ocean views, a chilled bottle of sparkling wine on arrival and a $100 voucher for the awarding winning M at Mooloolaba who specialise in Steak and Seafood. All this for just $510 SAVE $70.

Amazing Seafood at the Award Winning M@Mooloolaba

For more information or to book this great package call The Seaview Resort on 07 5444 3400

Great Restaurant in Mooloolaba – Hot Pipis

January 13, 2011

Birthday at Hot Pipis - Mooloolaba

Well another year has flown by and it was time to celebrate my birthday this week. I received a free Birthday meal from Hot Pipis on Mooloolaba Esplanade so decided to booked a table. The weather was awfully and we contemplated cancelled as Hot Pipis is an outdoor restaurant. We decided to brave the weather and stroll down form the Seaview Resort.

The service and the food where outstanding and the weather was not a problem as they had enclosed the restaurant.

We ended up going down again the next day for coffee as they where donating all money made from the sale of coffee to the Flood Relief.

Stay at the Seaview Resort and Recieve 15% off at Bella Venezia – Mooloolaba

December 10, 2010

The Seaview Resort and Bella Venzia have teamed up to offer our guest a great 15% discount off their total lunch time bill.

Bella Venzia has undergone an extensive referbishment and looks amazing. It is renowned for its great food and fine wine. They source only the best ingredients and use fresh local produce from local suppliers as much as possible.

Click here to download Bella Venezia – Mooloolaba details

Bella Venezia

To see Bella Venzia’s mouth watering menu and see more pictures of their beautiful restaurant go to http://www.bellav.com.au

Christmas and New Year Accommodation

November 12, 2010

With Christmas fast approaching now is the time to book you family getaway at the Seaview Resort in Mooloolaba. We are experiencing high numbers of bookings and would recommend giving us a call to secure your dates.  

The Seaview Resort is in an ideal location with only a short stroll to everything Mooloolaba has to offer. This includes awarding winning restaurants (such as M@ Mooloolaba Restaurant , relaxing cafes, boutique shopping, the Surf Club and Mooloolaba’s beautiful sandy beach.   

m@ mooloolaba Restaurant

  

You will be able to park the car in our secure underground parking and forget about it unless you want to explore the area. The hinterland is well worth a visit especially the Kenilworth cheese factory if you love cheese and the best yoghourts. On arrival you will receive a booklet of great discount vouchers to many local attraction and restaurants in the area, including Underwater World and Aussie World, to enhance your stay.

m@mooloolaba is definately worth a visit for Steak or Seafood dining.

September 6, 2010

There are many excellent Restaurants, Cafes and other places to eat in Mooloolaba.  One of our favourite Restaurants is m@mooloolaba, which is just a couple of minutes walk away from Seaview Resort.  It is the winner of  Best Restaurant Sunshine Coast 2010 by “SC Epicureans”.  m@mooloolaba is a Steak and Seafood Restaurant, and their cold Seafood Selection, or Seafood BBQ at lunchtimes  would be our recommendation.  The Menu is small but varied, and the cooking top class.  Well worth a visit.

Ron, Jo & Louise

Australia Zoo and Ettamogah Pub

August 23, 2010

Australia Zoo is one of the top tourist attractions in Australia and it’s only a 20 minute drive away from Seaview Resort.  We would definitely recommend a visit during your stay.  The Zoo grounds are kept in an immaculate condition and there are numerous food outlets dotted around the area.  The food and drinks available seemed very reasonably priced.  It is advisable to get to the Zoo early to see the various attractions and shows.  Our favourite show was seeing the tigers playing with their keepers and swimming in a glass-sided pool.  Of course the crocodiles are one of the major attractions and not to be missed.  Feeding the elephants is very popular with children of all ages. Using their trunks, the elephants delicately take small pieces of fruit from the visitor’s hands and pop it into their mouths.  There is plenty to see and do at the Zoo and a day there seems too short.  They are doing a special at the moment – Visit in August and get the rest of 2010 for free!

A stop at the Ettamogah Pub on the Bruce Highway on your return is a very nice was to round off the day.

Whale watching on the Sunshine Coast

August 6, 2010

Exciting News!  The whales are on the move and a large pod was sighted from the balconies of  Seaview Resort.  Tours can be booked at Reception on Steve Irwin’s Whale One Whale Encounters which leaves from the Harbour at Mooloolaba situated at the Wharf complex next to Under Water World.