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Kenilworth Cheese, Wine and Food Festival

Its coming to my favorite time of year….Easter. This is the one time of year you can pig out on chocolate and not feel guilt…that is till you step on the scales!

If you fancy something other than chocolate, the best place to head to is Kenilworth on Saturday April 23rd for their annual cheese, wine and food festival. This is not to be missed.

There is an action packed day for the whole family, such as Cheester Egg Hunt, Cheese Rolling Contest, Bushfire Cooking, Cheese Making, Line Dancing OR just wonder around the numerous stalls and taste test the local produce.

Sounds like my perfect day :-).

Click here for more information

Coolum BizFest – Sunshine Coast

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

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.

Seaview Resort Apartments – March Newsletter

Please click here to view the Seaview Resort Apartments March Newsletter

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

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

Seaview Resort Testimonial

I have been staying at the Seaview Resort Apartments for a few weeks each year for the last twenty years. I appreciate the spaciousness and light in the apartment, the way the maintenance and high standard of cleanness is upheld, and the feeling of security I have while living here.
The fabulous view from the balcony and the rooms, and the easiness of access to the beach and Mooloolaba shops and cafes all add to the ambience of Seaview Resort and the enjoyment of being here. I always leave Seaview Resort reluctantly and look forward eagerly to my return
Ann Wedekind – 19/03/11

Special Deals at The Seaview Resort – February

Dont miss out on this fantastic offer. The Seaview Resort is offering 25% off rack rates until the 28th February 2011. For more information or to get a quote email us at reception@seaviewresort.com.au or call us on 07 5444 3400.

Valentines at The Seaview Resort

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

Seaview Resort Mooloolaba – January Newsletter

The Seaview Resort is now on Facebook and Twitter! Follow the link to get up to date specials, find out the latest news from Mooloolaba AND be in with a chance to win a holiday.

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2011 year is already looking like it is going to be a busy one in Mooloolaba. Here are just a few things that are happening in the next few weeks and months.

26th January – Havaianas Australia Day Challenge
The Havaianas Thong Challenge will once again be held at 5 of Australia’s most iconic beaches on Australia Day 2011. Year on year the event has got bigger and better as each state in Australia unleashes their competitive streak striving to claim the new WORLD RECORD TITLE and nationwide praise and glory!  This Australia Day the challenge is on again and last year’s champions in WA are ready to defend their title and fight for consecutive victory. True Aussie spirit is set free across all the country with each state eager to claim the title, working together showing true mateship and pride. For more information click here

14th February – Valentines Day
Come and have a romantic getaway at the Seaview Resort. Package includes 2 night accommodation in a 1 bedroom apartment with full ocean views. Sparkling wine on arrival and $100 voucher to enjoy Steak and Seafood at the award winning M @ Mooloolaba – All for $510

30th January – 28th march Bowls Super Challenge Round Robin
This event is being hosted by various different Bowls Clubs on the Sunshine Coast,

25th-27th March – Mooloolaba Triathlon Festival
This is an amazing festival to come and watch, even if you are not participating in it. The streets come alive with excitement and nerves of hundreds of people entering into the different events. The events include Mooloolaba Triathlon and Mooloolaba Teams Triathlon, Ascics Twilight 5km run, Australian Power & Gas Mooloolaba Ocean Swim and The Courier-Mail Mooloolaba Superkidz Triathlon. Accommodation in the area is booking up fast so don’t miss out. hyper links as follows

21st – 26th April – Easter Long Weekend
This year Easter has been extended to include ANZAC day, so the holiday period will extend from Friday 21st to Tuesday 26th April. This means that you get to enjoy an extended long weekend.  The Seaview Resort is filling up fast for the Easter weekend. Call us on 07 5444 3400 to secure a booking.

Regards,
Ron, Jo and Louise Kingsland
Seaview Resort Management Team

Great Restaurant in Mooloolaba – Hot Pipis

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.