Summer at Sanctuary Cove

13 January 2022

Follow the palm tree lined driveway to arrive at your must-visit waterfront destination – Sanctuary Cove. A vibrant outdoor shopping and dining precinct overlooking a luxury 300 berth marina on the northern Gold Coast.

Here’s our pick of the must-do things at Sanctuary Cove when visiting this Summer.

Brunch Not To Miss

Whether it’s pancake stacks, fresh fruit salads or the best omelettes the cafes at Sanctuary Cove have it all. Pier B and Anchor Buoy both offer waterfront locations to best enjoy your coffee and brunch whilst Bistro 19 offers freshly made pastries and cakes each day.

Local’s tip – Bistro 19 are known for their mouth-watering omelettes, some say the best at Sanctuary Cove.

Shop Dine Play Local
Shop Dine Play Local
Dine Local Anchor Buoy

Shop ‘Til You Drop!

From here, make your way down the paved streets and discover 30 local retail stores stocking an abundance of designer fashion, unique gifts, and home décor. Find the latest resort wear from swimwear to kaftans, bohemian dresses to fresh summer styles. Sanctuary Cove has fashion and accessories to suit any occasion.

Uncover a bespoke collection of coastal themed home décor and gifts to take home a memento of your visit. From the Hamptons to the Greek Islands there is a coastal destination to inspire you. Line your wall with limited edition art and photography from coastal spots from around the world, pastel toned décor, and nautical themed memorabilia for something truly unique.

Local’s tip – More than likely when you visit a retail store, you will be meeting the store owner, a lovely way to support the local community.

Cool & unique gift ideas - for people who have everything
Cool & unique gift ideas - for people who have everything
Shop Dine Play Local

Long Sunny Lunches

Discover a range of dining options to suit all budgets from fresh seafood to indulgent steaks, or rustic Italian and authentic Asian restaurants. Most with waterfront views to make sure you settle in for a while. No lunch is complete with a cool gelato from Rose Gelateria, the pastel pink ice cream store has a huge selection of flavours for every taste!

Local’s tip – Enjoy live music at Red Steakhouse or Destino Wine & Cocktail Bar most weekends.

Live Music At Red Steakhouse
Destino Restaurant

Cruise Away

Now it’s time to cruise the waterways or fly the skies. Being a waterfront destination gives you quick and easy access to the Coomera River. There are sailing charters that you can take you for a cruise around the Broadwater or out to one of the islands.

Or live life a rock star and take a scenic helicopter flight over Sanctuary Cove, see the picturesque precinct from the sky with a quick flyover or arrange a private picnic on a secluded beach.

As the sun sets on another beautiful day at Sanctuary Cove, you can decide to stay a little longer and check into the five-star InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort. Surrounded by lush gardens, golf courses, lagoon pool and a marina the resort is a truly unique experience.

Local’s tip – Stay the weekend and relax by the sandy lagoon pool or book a round of golf on one of the premium courses.

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