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Published December 16th 2017
Turtle Beach Resort will keep the kids out of your hair
Turtle Beach Resort is an exceptional stay for families looking for a convenient location with extensive facilities for kids. We enjoyed a 2 night getaway Turtle Beach Resort during peak school holiday season and had an amazing time!
Turtle Beach Resort features:
Splash n Play Area (Dumping bucket, slides, water cannons) Several other pools & waterslide
We booked our apartment through Airbnbto save some money on our trip. While this left us with less flexibility on room choice, it saved me almost $200.
The apartment owner also supplied tennis rackets and gold putts saving me a further fee for those activities. I do, however, recommend this resort even when paying resort managed prices. I'll be visiting again for sure!
The air-conditioned 1 bedroom apartment was very spacious. It would easily sleep an extra person on a fold out mattress. The main lounge provided was a futon, this was comfortable enough that I fell asleep watching the TV.
The resort itself is incredible, I barely saw my son while I lounged on the chairs provided. The Splash N Play area is fully supervised so for older children, you can afford to take your eyes off them a few minutes here and there.
The restaurant has weather pool facing or Splash N Play zone facing views, so if you fancy a beer and cricket on the big screen provided - you can totally relax!
The food at the restaurant is great and reasonably priced. Get in early as the resort guests start lining up around 5.30pm.
The beach is only a 3-minute drive, technically across the road, however, you wouldn't want to cross the busy Gold Coast Highway.
If you are happy to drive a little bit further, Tallebudgera is an incredible spot for family swimming and hosts a great playground.
Turtle Beach Resort is in a very convenient location. Pacific Fair, one of the Gold Coast major shopping centres is a 5-minute drive. This shopping centre is massive and you will need a couple of hours to get through it.