Curious to know what the big deal is? Burleigh Tourism chats to Surfing Queensland’s Event Manager, Adam Yates.
The Breaka Burleigh Pro is special, so special it provides a one-off opportunity on the Coast for up and coming surfers to compete against the sports top professionals.
Now in its fourth year, the Breaka Burleigh Pro, brainchild of Surfing Queensland, was seen as a much-needed event incorporating world-class professionals and intermediate future stars. To host the event, iconic Burleigh Heads, the birthplace of competitive surfing with its world-famous break, was the obvious choice.
“With a large contingent of surfers from all over the world it is great to see that locals on the coast still have the chance to compete against the world’s best ,” says Adam Yates, Surfing Queensland Events Manager.” Continue reading
If you’re wondering what to do during the holidays or at other times of the year then Gold Coast Parks put on great free activities usually held at Justins Park, Burleigh Heads. Continue reading
From humble beginnings five years ago, the Red Frog Cafe in Burleigh Heads has taken out the Best Breakfast Restaurant on the Gold Coast at the Savour Australia Restaurant & Catering HOSTPLUS Awards for Excellence, Queensland. And it’s just around the corner from your Burleigh Heads accommodation!
All restaurants and cafes were reviewed anonymously so joint owner and qualified chef, Stacey Warrick, was more than a little surprised to discover they had won the award but extremely proud.
Stacey and Jai Warrick receive their award
Only 10 minutes from all Burleigh Heads accommodation, an old Queenslander has been beautifully renovated into a glorious teahouse nestled in the picturesque Tallebudgera Valley.
Teavine House is owned and operated by Gaynor Hobill and her partner, Chris. For Gaynor, opening the teahouse is the completion of a dream. Continue reading
Alison Shaw, owner of Ripple Massage, chats to Burleigh Tourism about moving to the Coast, her unique day spa experience that comes to you and her love of Burleigh Heads.
After winning a holiday to Mt Tambourine and falling in love with the beautiful environment, Alison packed up her Sydney-based family and moved to the Coast. Sixteen years later she’s never looked back.
“How could I ignore the opportunity to live in paradise? Queensland is God’s own country and I have had opportunities here you could only dream of. I am the luckiest woman in the world,” says Alison. Continue reading
This month Burleigh Tourism took time out to chat with the effervescent Bethany, owner of Pop Up Shop on James and stylish fashion lover.
After holidaying with her family at Burleigh Heads for as long as she can remember, Bethany took the plunge and moved to the Gold Coast in 2003.
“When I moved, I decided to study a Fashion Production and Design Certificate then gained my first fashion retail position at Supre where I worked for three years managing stores. One day I was asked to manage a local boutique and from there I’ve never looked back.
You chose Burleigh Heads to open Pop Up Shop on James. Can you tell us why?
“Fashion and boutiques have always been my passion, and when I decided to open my own store, My Little Frock shop now Pop Up Shop, I chose Burleigh Heads because I’ve always known I would open one here. Continue reading
It’s safe to say that you won’t need the kitchen sink if you are a local or staying at one of Burleigh Tourism’s awesome Burleigh Heads self-contained accommodation options, but anything else you may need or want is all there a short stroll away at Foodworks Burleigh Heads.
After moving from middle-management positions in hospitality, Manny and his wife Barb have spent the last three years creating a one-stop-shop perfect for locals and holiday-makers alike.
“We’ve lived near Burleigh for about 15 years now. So when we looked to move into the supermarket industry we concentrated on the southern end of the Gold Coast,” says Manny. Continue reading