The Gold Coast is one of the most popular coastal towns in Australia and has been a perennial favourite of holidaymakers from all over the world for decades. With a plethora of accommodation to choose from it can be overwhelming to plan. Whilst resorts and hotels have been popular in days gone by, these days private accommodation is highly sought after. These are our 9 of our favourite Gold Coast Airbnbs right now!


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A stunning, fully equipped guesthouse in Mermaid Waters

Luxury, minimalist decor with a knock-out monochromatic palette. Huge king-size bed, BBQ, full kitchen and complete privacy

Private, shared pool and outdoor space. Minutes from the main sites of the Gold Coast and the beaches


2 guests  •  studio •  1 bathroom • Airbnb Plus property 

Uber Luxe bungalow space

An absolute beachfront location at Palm Beach with uninterrupted ocean views 

Fully renovated with 1 queen bedroom and 1 with 2 singles. Fully equipped kitchen, airconditioning, 1 car park, a huge resort pool, tennis courts, BBQ area and more

Close to great restaurants/cafes, local weekend farmers markets and nature walks. The Gold Coast airport is only 10 minutes away 


4 guests  •  2 bedrooms •  2 baths • absolute beachfront

spectacular panoramic vistas

Beautiful north-facing Burleigh Hill apartment right across from the beach 

Gorgeous, beach-chic interiors with many thoughtful extras like beach towels and bags

Just steps away from some of the Gold Coasts best cafes, restaurants and bars with Burleigh Head National Park and Tallebudgera a short walk away 


4 guests  •  2 bedrooms •  1 bathroom • Airbnb Plus property

the perfect Burleigh escape

Renovated riverfront apartment in the heart of Surfers Paradise. Incredible views over the canals and Gold Coast waterways.

A luxurious King Siz bed and a second Queen Size bed with two-way high-end bathroom with Spa bath

Just a short stroll to the glitz and glamour of Surfers as well as a fantastic pool, spa, sauna and steam room on site


4 guests  •  1 bedroom •  1 bathroom • Superhost

location, location, location!

Private, modern cabin nestled on the banks of a private lake surrounded by birdlife and nature

Fully self-contained with a great alfresco dining area and BBQ by the lake

luxuriate in the fully private indoor/outdoor bathroom with huge freestanding tub


2 guests  •  1 bed •  1 bathroom • Superhost

tranquil nature escape

Light, bright town-house located in trendy Miami, in the heart of the Gold Coast

Fully self contained and equipped with every extra including Wifi, Netflix, Spotify, 2 living areas with Smart TVs, designer decor and linen and more

Located only a short walk from patrolled Palm and Miami Beach with a bustling cafe and bar scene right on the doorstep. Walk to everything including Currumbin and Tallebudgera Creeks and National Parks and playgrounds


6 guests  •  3 bedrooms •  2.5 bathrooms • Superhost

modern boho luxury

Spacious waterfront luxury home on the Surfers Paradise Canals. Three levels of absolute luxury and pet friendly too!

4 bedrooms sleeping up to 8 people in complete comfort with black-out blinds, Netflix and high-end linen. Heated pool, private jetty and more!

Situated on a quiet street, the house is best suited to families and small groups wishing to relax and unwind. It’s a 10-minute walk to the beach and Cavil Avenue, the heart of Surfers Paradise which you have amazing views of from the back terrace


8 guests  •  4bedrooms •  3.5 bathrooms • panoramic views • dog friendly

Surfers Paradise sophistication

Absolute beachfront luxury home. Perfect for families, with a great outdoor area that spills out to the sand dunes

Fully equipped with C-Bus technology, European appliances, a huge media room, surfboards and dive gear and parking for 4 cars

Located right on Palm Beach with perfect swimming and surf conditions. Right near the Surf Club, cafes, bars and restaurants and great shopping too


10 guests  •  4 bedrooms •  3.5 bathrooms • Superhost

spacious beachfront abode

2 bedroom Artists studio in a funky, retro, beachfront motel. Fully self-contained with private patio area, record player, sound system, baby grand piano and a stocked bar

Two King bedrooms, local artisan toiletries and air-conditioning. Access to rooftop bar & Piano Bar and room service from bar next door

Located right across from Coolangatta Beach and a short walk to all the cafes, bars, restaurants, shops and weekend markets as well as Rainbow Bay and Snapper Rocks


4 guests  •  2 bedrooms •  1.5 bathrooms • room service • Superhost

Coolie hipster hang-out