The number of people wearing boardshorts and flip flops are an indication the resort is retaining a coastal holiday vibe.
Editor-in-chief, Brisbane Times
Guests at Next Hotel can awake from a power nap in an Energy Pod to find themselves on the doorstep of the main shopping strip.
Simon Holt finds a relaxed part of Brisbane, far enough away from the crowds, yet close enough to the action.
Simon Holt samples the relaxed luxury at Orpheus Island, Queensland.
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Since moving to the homestead from Noosa three years ago, the owners at Laurels of Chinchilla have found old cottages, dismantled them plank by plank, spruced up the timber, and set about reassembling them on their own property.
A stay in the tallest building on the Gold Coast offers views that can't be beaten.
A stay at Sea World can make for a cost-effective family holiday, if you do your homework.
About 7000 visitors will attend G20 Brisbane; 4000 delegates and their accompanying entourage, and 3000 of the world's media.