Southport places you at a premium location along this famous glittering coastline. Start with walks along lush riverside parklands and postcard-perfect beaches, then fill your days with world-class shopping and dining. If you’re up for a thrill try your hand at flyboarding on the river, or make your way to nearby Sea World to meet polar bears and penguins. With the nearby G:Link station connecting you to the entire coast, your 5-star suite with ocean or hinterland views couldn’t place you in a better position to explore. Don’t miss these major Gold Coast events:
Sand Safari Arts Festival in February
Quiksilver and Roxy Pro in March
Australian Surf Life Saving Championships in March and April
Bleach Festival in April
Gold Coast Film Festival in April
Blues on Broadbeach Music Festival in May
Restaurants near Meriton Suites Southport
Top dining and drinking options are just moments away in Southport:
De Vito Waterfront – 2 Barney St (4 minute walk) This is the essential place to start your Gold Coast experience. Take in the sparkling river views from your perfect waterside vantage point, sip cocktails and sample delicious Mediterranean tapas.
Shuck Restaurant – 20 Tedder Ave (5 minute drive) Nearby Main Beach is home to up-market Shuck, where you’ll find sumptuous seafood dishes cooked in a modern Australian style. Sit and watch the world go by as you feast al fresco.
Bistro Chico – 9/26-30 Tedder Ave (5 minute drive) The food at Bistro Chico is inspired by fresh produce and Asian and Mediterranean flavours, while their excellent cocktails offer something a little out of the box. Rhubarb & elderflower mojito, anyone?
Shopping close to Meriton Suites Southport
There are fantastic shopping destinations within easy reach of your accommodation:
Australia Fair Shopping Centre (13 minute walk) This bustling shopping centre offers all your favourite brands, from popular fashion to hair and beauty services.
Marina Mirage Shopping Centre (6 minute drive) Your one-stop destination for high-end labels including Witchery, Carla Zampatti, French Connection and HermÃ¨s.
Ferry Road Markets, Bay Street (4 minute drive) A tempting food market where youâll find premium produce along with gorgeous homewares and fashion.
For the essentials:
Woolworths Metro within the Meriton complex (1 minute walk)
Chemist Warehouse Southport, Scarborough St (13 minute walk)
Australia Post, Bay Street (6 minute drive)
Transport to and from your Southport accommodation
It’s easy to travel to and from Meriton Suites Southport: Airport Shuttle
Journey: A 35-45 minute trip from Gold Coast Airport to Meriton Suites Southport.