The Sunshine Coast is one of the premier places to live in all of Queensland. No wonder it’s the number growth area in the state. With some of the world’s best beaches, a relaxed and modern lifestyle and the gateway to the best nature has to offer, people from all over Australia and the world want a slice of this paradise.
In this post we’ll take a look at some of the best suburbs to live on the Sunshine Coast, along with the hot spots for savvy property investors.
With well over 100 suburbs making up the region of the Sunshine Coast it can be a tough ask to determine which are the best to live in. Rather than going through all of them, we’ll take a look at 10 of the highest rated so you have a good idea of the Sunshine Coast premier locations.
Buddina - Situated just south of popular Mooloolaba, Buddina is a picturesque suburb located right on the coast, with the beach on one side and the canal system on the other. Touted as being a quiet location to live, yet still conveniently located to everything you need, Buddina is one of the most highly rated Sunshine Coast suburbs among residents and visitors. Read more: https://goo.gl/maps/49Mj1G8V2dYsmEso9
Castaways Beach - This is another coastal suburb located in the Noosa region up north. The real beauty of this suburb is its serenity and being able to get at one with nature. The community is bordered by a white sand beach and national parklands. Along with its beauty, the area is well-known for its friendly people. Read more https://goo.gl/maps/7aRCFdVrj5Cb3S7Y7
Coolum Beach - A relaxed and less densely populated coastal suburb, Coolum Beach has been a favourite with locals and tourists for decades. While still conveniently located to some of the regions metropolis areas, people can really escape the city life and just chill out. Once more, it’s known as a very friendly place to be. Read more: https://goo.gl/maps/LUBNDCD8cZaWXM668
Peregian Beach - Who wouldn’t want to live near the beautiful Sunshine Coast beaches, and Peregian Beach is another select spot that is a favourite for anyone wishing to settle in the area. Situated between Noosa in the north and Maroochydore to the south, it’s a suburb that offers beauty and serenity without being far away from everything you could ever need. Read more; https://goo.gl/maps/DG3sA51nNBYvgC246
Aura - This is a new, up and coming suburb on the Sunshine Coast that has a real close community and family atmosphere. Complete with local schools, shopping centres, parks, cycling tracks and sports fields, Aura is well poised to become one of the premier suburbs to live. A recent poll of residents revealed a 97% approval rating for the region.
Eumundi - This picturesque suburb is located in the Sunshine Coast hinterland and is renowned for its village-like atmosphere and unique shopping and dining experiences. Residents and visitors can admire the scenery while exploring the area, or spend some time at the famous Eumundi Markets. Read more: https://goo.gl/maps/1cNK3s2gsumS5iqe6
Alexandra Headland - Noted as one of the region’s most famous suburbs, Alexandra Headland is very conveniently located between Maroochydore and Mooloolaba. Fantastic beaches and incredible views make this one of the most sought-after places to live in the area. Read more: https://goo.gl/maps/dRtjFjJbhoJXw8gj9
Caloundra - With its award-winning beaches, Caloundra has long been heralded as one of the main tourist spots on the Sunshine Coast. It’s also the region’s southern-most suburb and one of its oldest. A community atmosphere and the vibe of a small coastal town has always meant this is a favourite area for people to settle. Read more: https://goo.gl/maps/ijh3B2ZbrLR7kfeMA
Bli Bli - Located west of the Maroochy River, Bli Bli is a rural suburb, yet still situated very close to the major business district of the Sunshine Coast. For people who don’t have to live near the beach, Bli Bli is a fantastic alternative. The suburb also boasts the fun-filled Aqua Park. Read more: https://goo.gl/maps/N2295mGmEVr4RXuy6
Noosaville - This is a very upmarket area of the Sunshine Coast, with its waterfront properties, trendy cafe scene and being well-renowned as a playground for anyone who loves water sports. Noosaville is a revered destination for tourists and locals alike. Read more: https://goo.gl/maps/mNGD45KiVfWkie2M6
Harmony Estate - Imagine living in a superbly located residence that’s bordered on one side by serene, picturesque hinterland and by expanses of white sand beaches on the other. Well, that’s exactly what you’ll be getting if you choose to live in Harmony on the Sunshine Coast. Experience beachside living while also enjoying a real village community feel and vibe. Whilst the tropical hinterland and beach is right on your doorstep, the trendy cafes and shopping of Mooloolaba and Maroochydore are only just a few minutes away from your new home.