Queensland may be best known for its epic surfing and sunny, sandy beaches — but this Australian state also features landscapes of rugged mountain peaks and jungle forests to explore. Brisbane can be a great urban place to set as home base in Queensland, but for those who want to stay in a relaxing spot just steps from the sand or nestled into the jungle of the forest land, these Airbnb options make for awesome spots to spend the night with easy access to the state’s best attractions.
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This spacious beachfront home can sleep up to 12 people in resort-style accommodations. Guests will enjoy the seaside-themed decor, spending the day swimming in the large pool and the night relaxing in comfortable, bamboo-topped beds. There’s an upstairs bar and pool room with views of the beach and multiple living room areas as well as a fully equipped kitchen and an entertainment area with a pool table.
Twelve guests, five bedrooms Price: $453 per night
This beachfront house is a contemporary home that can comfortably accommodate up to six guests. There’s a full kitchen attached to a dining room for cooking and a large outdoor deck outfitted with a pool, a barbecue, and comfortable hammocks for lounging. The master bedroom boasts scenic ocean views and has its own ensuite bathroom. The decor is bright and airy, feeling like a welcoming vacation home.
This luxury beachfront house features its own swimming pool and is just steps from the sand. The large outdoor deck is a great place to spend time admiring the views or eating with an epic view. Inside, the living room also boasts great ocean views and the fully equipped kitchen offers everything needed to create a tasty meal. The decor is warm and beachy, inviting guests to immerse themselves in vacation mode.
This completely revamped third-floor property is tucked away in a quiet spot of a central location just steps from a beach and dozens of local restaurants. The trendy interior is basking in sunshine, and decorated with modern amenities. Spend time out on the balcony enjoying the sights, or make a meal in the well-stocked kitchen. The decor is bohemian and warm with plenty of natural sunlight filtering in through the large windows.
This ArtDeco-inspired condo features panoramic views of the skyline from a chic and contemporary perch. The unique eccentric decor compliments the cozy feeling space, which boasts plenty of natural light. It’s in a great location for exploring Broadbeach with easy access to an abundance of entertainment and dining options. There’s an on-site gym and pool — and the property is easily walkable to the beach.
This property is located inside the Meriton Suites Surfers Paradise — which is known as a contemporary, 5-star beachfront accommodation on the Gold Coast. This suite is located on the 49th floor — which means awesome views of the ocean and the city skyline. Inside, guests will find a full kitchen, a large balcony, and a sleek interior that feels chic and homey at the same time.
This upscale coastal studio apartment is directly across from the beach and surrounded by an abundance of local restaurants and shops. It’s outfitted with a modern, minimalistic beach-inspired decor and panoramic views of the forest and the sea below. Amongst this apartment’s open floor plan, visitors can rest in the king-sized bed or step out onto the balcony and soak in the sights of local surfers.
This “soulful,” sleek, and bright luxury beach getaway is tucked in between Alexandra Headland and Mooloolaba Beach on the Sunshine Coast. Explore the locally famous sands, and parklands, or visit one of the quaint cafes, restaurants, and shops. The property itself feels like a Mediterranean dream with plenty of greenery, a sunny timber deck, and a private plunge pool made for cooling down on a hot day.
Visitors can reach this Canadian-inspired mod mid-century A-frame via a wooded forest path, nestled in the Noosa National Park. Exposed timber beams, modern interior decor, and a woodland fairytale vibe make this property a great spot for those who want to feel like they’re in the center of the forest while also having access to the amenities of town. Spend time out on the large patio spotting wildlife (like the resident koalas), or inside getting cozy with the retro-inspired furnishings.
Guests will admire 270-degree views of the Whitsundays Islands, Marinas, and Airlie Beach with this stunning Arlie Beach property set in a great location walkable from the beach and many restaurants. There’s a private pool and deck with views of the water, two spacious bedrooms, a barbecue area, a well-designed outdoor entertaining area, and a kitchenette with appliances to create a tasty meal.
This recently updated property overlooks the Coral Sea and Whitsunday Islands from its perch in the most sought-after resorts in Airlie Beach, the Airlie Searene Apartments. Guests will enjoy access to a modern wet-edge pool with a glass wall overlooking the bay, and views of the water. There are two bedrooms, a full kitchen, a comfortable and bright living room, a modern shared bathroom, and a stunning balcony.
This two-bedroom, two-bathroom third-floor unit overlooks the property’s main pools. There’s a full kitchen and a large outdoor patio for relaxing, and guests will enjoy access to the property’s amenities including its three pools, hot spa, and gym. The main bathroom features a large soaking bathtub, and there are even ensuite laundry facilities.