Simply put, in terms of natural attractions, the Sunshine Coast has everything the Gold Coast has plus slightly more - the beaches are equally spectacular but less crowded, the hinterland has additional features to make it slightly more attractive, and fewer highrises makes for slightly less inhibited atmosphere in
Is the Gold Coast a good place to live?
Compared to living in a capital city, the Gold Coast can be an extremely affordable city to live in. Accommodation rates are generally lower than in capital cities, with rooms in a share house starting from as low as $135 per week in great areas such as Southport and Surfers Paradise.
Where should I live between Brisbane and Sunshine Coast?
Burnside. Just over 100 kilometres from Brisbane, Burnside is perfect for you if youre looking for relaxing country living. Residents describe this Sunshine Coast suburb as a quiet area with a friendly community, which is close to everything. Beaches and the national highway are only a short drive away.
Where is a nice place to live in Queensland?
Mooloolaba, Sunshine Coast If you want to live somewhere in Queensland that isnt quite as busy as Surfers Paradise but still has enough going on to keep you entertained, then heading to the Sunshine Coast, north of Brisbane is a pretty good shout, particularly the small-ish town of Mooloolaba.