Even in wet weather, the Gold Coast is a hive of activity with places to visit and things to do – no matter whether you’re with the kids or with a partner. With vibrant shopping centres to explore, fantastic indoor tourist attractions and a whole host of celebrated restaurants to get you salivating, the fun doesn’t stop on a wet Gold Coast day – all of which you can be near with our central Palm Beach accommodation.
At Regency on the Beach, we offer a prime location for enjoying everything the Gold Coast has to offer, with a plethora of things to see and do in both rain or shine. Our one, two and three-bedroom apartments put all of it in the palm of your hand as you relax in luxury, complete with gorgeous ocean views and a fantastic range of onsite guest facilities.
For your holiday with us, we’ve compiled the best ways to spend a wet day on the Gold Coast – so you can be sure of something exciting to do no matter the weather!
Discover the Local Dining Scene
Our location on Palm Beach Queensland puts a broad choice of restaurants and cafés at the tip of your fingers, and a rainy day is a perfect excuse to spoil yourself to some of the best cuisines on the Gold Coast.
A less than one-minute walk from our resort, dine with a view of Palm Beach at Club Talle – a family-friendly bar and bistro that serves all-day food in a relaxed setting. Talle Surf Club also offers a well-stocked bar, plus a selection of the latest gaming machines to pass the time. Another great place to eat on Palm Beach is AVVIA Cafe-Restaurant, which serves up flavoursome dishes incorporating onsite-grown ingredients and the freshest regional produce.
Other options along Palm Beach include Barefoot Barista – a top breakfast and coffee spot – The Collective Palm Beach, Balboa Italian and Palm Beach Surf Club, which is another local surf club with indoor family-friendly dining and stunning views across the Pacific Ocean.
Have a Full Day Shopping Spree
Raining outside? No problem – spend the day shopping at one of the bustling shopping centres on the Gold Coast! There are a number of major shopping centres to explore at your leisure, each with a buzzing ambience and a huge choice of big-name fashion brands, boutique Australian retailers and enough fast-food outlets to keep you going throughout the day.
Find Stockland Burleigh Heads Shopping Centre within a 10-minute drive from our location, which offers a wide variety of stores open seven days a week. Another must-visit nearby shopping centre is The Oasis in Broadbeach, a central Gold Coast shopping haven that is second-to-none for beachwear and fashion.
Head south to Coolangatta for a shopping spree at The Strand, or visit Surfers Paradise to find Cavill Mall in Paradise Centre – whichever you choose to visit, the Gold Coast’s numerous luxury shopping centres guarantee a full day of indulgent shopping and dining.
Find Entertainment at The Star Gold Coast
Located in Broadbeach, The Star Gold Coast is a massive indoor complex of casino games, world-class restaurants and weekly live entertainment. Due to its size and everything it has to offer inside, it’s possible to spend a whole day at The Star Gold Coast, making it a fantastic hub for tourists and holidaymakers on a rainy Gold Coast day.
With over 70 table games and more than 1600 machines, The Star is the Gold Coast’s number-one casino. Mix up your visit with the numerous establishments within the complex, which includes everything from mouthwatering international buffets to relaxed contemporary bars. Come evening, make sure to see what’s on – The Star Gold Coast is a leading venue that boasts regular live music and stand-up comedy.
Explore Surfers Paradise Indoor Attractions
In rain or shine, Surfers Paradise doesn’t lose its vibrant holiday atmosphere, and there are a handful of exciting indoor tourist attractions for both couples and families to enjoy just opposite Surfers Paradise Beach!
In Paradise Centre, be all set for hours of entertainment at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditorium and Timezone Surfers Paradise – the largest indoor arcade complex in the region. Stir up more excitement at the Gold Coast Wax Museum – home to many famous waxwork celebrities and figures – or Planet Chill Ice Skating Rink, then make sure to stop at INFINITY Attraction, which offers an interactive futuristic experience for all ages that is best witnessed firsthand.
Spend a Full Day at Sea World Gold Coast
Sea World Marine Park on Main Beach is the leading family attraction on the Gold Coast, offering a variety of unique underwater zones, rides and interactive experiences to enjoy over a full day out.
There isn’t a better place to go on a rainy Gold Coast day than Sea World Gold Coast, where turtles, tropical fish, dolphins, jellyfish and sharks can be seen up close in natural marine exhibits. Catch one of the entertaining live demonstrations, explore the thrilling amusements – such as Jet Rescue Coaster and Sea World Sky Flyer – and take your underwater experience further with firsthand encounters that promise to last a lifetime.
Plan Your Holiday – Save with Regency on the Beach
There are plenty of ways to spend a wet day on the Gold Coast, and there is, even more, to enjoy when the sun comes out to play! Make all of it yours on your next holiday with Regency Apartments Palm Beach, where you’re guaranteed an unforgettable stay on the Gold Coast in one of our affordable Palm Beach Gold Coast apartments.
Situated on the beachfront, our modern seven-storey resort offers suitable accommodation options for all – each fully self-contained, spacious and with spectacular views over the beach and ocean. Enjoy Palm Beach to your heart’s content, and make the most of superb onsite facilities that include an outdoor swimming pool and spa, sauna and rooftop barbecue.
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