Burleigh Heads is located in the heart of the Gold Coast, Queensland, and is known for its world-renowned surfing beaches. Burleigh Point is home to many surfing events and the beaches are perfect for swimming and body surfing. Lifeguards patrol the area for much of the year, ensuring a safe and enjoyable beach experience. The climate is ideal, with a long warm summer and a short mild winter, with daytime temperatures still in the low to mid 20s.
Burleigh has a charming seaside atmosphere with a variety of shopping options, including boutique shops selling locally made items and specialty designs. The friendly shop owners and many cafes spread across the area, offering alfresco dining and fantastic dining options.
There are plenty of things to do, including walks, local attractions, and theme parks within easy reach. For those who need a shopping fix, there are larger shopping plazas nearby. Sporting fields and recreational activities are plentiful, as are cinemas, art and craft galleries, markets, and local historical sites to explore.
With a variety of accommodation options, from resorts to caravan and camping grounds, Burleigh provides plenty of choices for visitors. In addition, Burleigh Heads is only about an hour from Brisbane, offering access to all that a large city has to offer.
Burleigh has a laid-back, easy-going vibe with every amenity needed. With stunning beaches, a great headland, lots of natural beauty, friendly locals, a great climate, and close proximity to nearby locations, it is an ideal holiday destination for families, couples, or singles. Whether you visit for a few days, a week, or a month, chances are you will be back in the not too distant future.
Burleigh is made up of two suburbs or local areas, Burleigh Waters to the west and Burleigh Heads to the south.