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Wellness
Treat Yourself At 10 Of These Gorgeous Day Spas On And Around The Gold Coast

Whether you’re on the Gold Coast for a long time or a good time, chances are the searing Queensland sun has taken its toll on your…

Local Escapes
10 Mountain Hikes Near Brisbane To Get Your Heart Pumping

Forget hitting the gym, what better way to get fit than reshaping our lungs, tightening the laces on our hiking boots and going up a…

Health & Beauty
See Your Skin Like Never Before With The Latest Innovation In Beauty Tech

We all know how important it is to take care of our skin—and it’s now a whole lot easier thanks to the latest innovation in…

Wellness
The Bathhouse At Ground
Currumbin Valley, QLD

Set amongst lush rainforest, against the backdrop of a lovingly restored 100-year-old…

Wellness
Kalm Springs
Casuarina, NSW

Slip off your shoes, exhale and let any stress melt away when you step foot into the…

Restaurants
Cardamom Pod | Broadbeach
Broadbeach, QLD

Cardamom Pod is the OG of vegetarian eating in the heart of Broadbeach, where you…

Food & Drink
Get Around This Nutritious Meal Delivery Service And Smash Your Health Goals

Between snap lockdowns, working from home and weekends spent in iso bingeing Real Housewives, you can absolutely be forgiven for…

Wellness
Bliss Out At Casuarina’s Calming Seaside Health Spa

Slip off your shoes, exhale and let any stress melt away when you step foot into the stunning new health sanctuary sprinkling its calming…

Sustainability
Make A Difference And Support These 6 Businesses Doing Better By Our Planet

The winners of The Circle Awards AUS & NZ 2021 have officially been announced, and our carts (and hearts) are full of sustainable swaps…

Wellness
Soak Bathhouse
Mermaid Beach, QLD

Kick off your shoes, take a deep breath and prepare to be transported to a luxurious,…

Cafes
Made Barber And Barista
Tugun, QLD

Tugun keeps impressing us with its mouthwatering eats and amazing coffee…

Health & Beauty
The Lash Spa
Varsity Lakes, QLD

One of our favourite lash salons on the Gold Coast—The Lash Spa—has…

Health & Beauty
Glow Up Your Routine With Our Favourite 2021 Wellness Products

It’s no secret self-care and wellness are on the up and up—and rightly so. With burnout becoming a legitimate condition and…

Wellness
This Gold Coast Day Spa Is Launching A Treatment Menu To Help With Pandemic-Related Stress

The pandemic has wreaked havoc on our minds, filling it up with stress and uncertainty and who ended up paying for it? Our bodies and our…

Health & Beauty
Eden Health Retreat
Currumbin Valley, QLD

Set in dew-draped Currumbin Valley is the splendid Eden Health Retreat,…

Health & Beauty
Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat
Tallebudgera, QLD

Located high in the lush Gold Coast Hinterland is the famous Gwinganna Lifestyle…

Health & Beauty
Bella Bronze
Mermaid Beach, QLD

Who doesn’t love a gorgeous golden tan? What we don’t love is the harmful…

Hair & Beauty
Give Someone A Little Self-Care With This Gift Guide For All Things Beauty And Wellness

If there is one thing that is definitely on everyone’s wish list this year, it’s some time to take a breather and indulge in a…

Hair & Beauty
Where To Get The Best Lash Extensions On The Gold Coast

Ask any eyelash extension devotee and they’ll tell you never to get lash extensions, because it’s likely that you’ll…

Health & Beauty
5 Emerging Wellness Trends We Tried So You Don’t Have To

Following recent events, if you have found yourself re-prioritising your self-care and wellness, we feel you. To ensure the opportunity to…

Health & Beauty
The Studio Upstairs
Burleigh Heads, QLD

The Studio Upstairs, which sits high above the hustle and bustle of Burleigh’s…

Health & Beauty
One Spa
Benowa , QLD

Sometimes you just need to treat yo’self. But not all spas are created equal.…

Health & Beauty
ERVA
Burleigh Heads, QLD

Forget everything you thought knew and had come to expect from a nail salon.…

News
Everything You Need To Know About ‘Data Bias’ And How It Affects Women

At Urban List, we believe it’s important to recognise trailblazers who align their values with actions, which is why we’ve…

Travel
5 Hidden Lookouts We Probably Shouldn’t Tell You About

While all the action appears to happen on the always-vibrant Gold Coast coastline, how about those secret hideaways, the ones far from the…

Health & Beauty
Amy Jean Brow Agency
Main Beach, QLD

When it comes to the brow game, no one does it better than the Amy Jean Brow Agency.…

Health & Beauty
Oscar Oscar
Broadbeach, QLD

When it comes to your tresses the team at Oscar Oscar in Broadbeach have got you…

Health & Beauty
The Bay Hair Co.
Coolangatta , QLD

Nestled in the stunning beachside hood of Rainbow Bay—and conveniently around…

Wellness
Cover Your Face, Here’s Where To Buy Reusable Face Masks On The Gold Coast

Mandatory or not, masks are a good idea to protect yourself and others so long as COVID is active in the community—but…

Local Escapes
Give Yourself The Reset You Need At Eden Health Retreat In The Gold Coast Hinterland

Despite all our best intentions to eat healthy, drink less, switch off our screens, meditate every day, go to the gym and do all those other…

Health & Beauty
6 Mindfulness Activities To Try If You Struggle To Meditate

If there’s one thing we’ve learned over the past 12 months, it’s that prioritising your mental health and wellbeing is…

Health & Beauty
Mobile Barber Shop Depot
Bundall, QLD

Widely respected for his handiwork at family-owned Luigi & Sons barbershop, with…

Health & Beauty
Luigi & Sons Barbershop
Ashmore, QLD

Operating on the Gold Coast since 1961—when father Luigi D’Adderio first…

Health & Beauty
Zeppelin.B
Mermaid Beach, QLD

Based in the Mermaid Beach nook neighbouring Lupo and Glenelg Public House,…

Things To Do
Forget Colouring Books, This Is The New Mindfulness Hobby To Get Around In 2021

If you’ve never been into colouring books and puzzles seem far too mundane, or you could never stay consistent with journaling, we may…

Health & Beauty
Get Your Zen On With The Coast’s Best Yoga Studios

Yoga is a one-stop shop for all your fitness needs; with a reputation for building strength and flexibility, reducing stress and anxiety as…

Health & Beauty
Alpha H Skin Clinic
Helensvale, 4212

If there’s one thing we love, it’s when local businesses take off, and…

Health & Beauty
Backbone Barbershop
Currumbin Waters, QLD

Sometimes you can find gems in the most unsuspecting of locations, which rings true…

Health & Beauty
Lost Boys Barbershop
Southport, QLD

Fellas looking for fresh cuts and cool vibes on the northern end of the Coast need to…

Health & Beauty
11 Awesome Gold Coast Beauty Brands You Need To Know About

While it’s nice to shop up a storm in Sephora every now and then, for us, nothing beats our locally owned and operated beauty brands…

Style & Design
Work Up A Salty Sweat In The Newest Sustainable Swimwear Collab Made For The Surf

While we regularly follow H&M for its sell-out designer collaborations (think P.E Nation, Alexander Wang and Kenzo), their latest…

Health & Beauty
Hacq Hair Artistry
Currumbin, QLD

We’re not sure what we love more? The magic the team at HACQ work on our locks…

Health & Beauty
Gilston Four
Broadbeach Waters, QLD

If you love natural, totally gorge hair then we’ve found the salon for you. At…

Health & Beauty
iBrow Boutique
Mermaid Beach, QLD

Is it just us or does a good brow make you feel like you can take on the world? If…

Health & Beauty
10 Of The Coast’s Most Sustainable Beauty Salons

We all love a good pamper at the salon, it’s the ideal opportunity to sit back and relax and let the worries of the world wash over…

Sustainability
Clear Your Cabinet And Get Glowing With This Earth-Friendly Botanicals Skincare

There’s no denying that a plant-based and sustainable lifestyle is reaching new and lofty heights. We adore our KeepCups,…

Food & Drink
From Seltzer To SPF, Here Are 7 Homegrown Summer Essentials You Need This Season

We’ve all been cooped up inside over the cooler months (no shade, we absolutely loved the excuse to hibernate and binge Tiger King),…

Health & Beauty
The Front Yard
Miami, QLD

If you’ve been cruising along the GC HWY and spotted what looked like an…

Health & Beauty
InspireCycle
Southport, QLD

Forget everything you thought you knew about spin, there’s a new, super…

Health & Beauty
Edwards And Co
Budds Beach, QLD

If you’re after swoon-worthy hair – who isn’t? – then the…

News
Meet The 6 Aussie Artists Adding Colour To Donating Blood This Year

2020 has been a wild ride for everyone, but if the year has taught us anything, it’s that nothing lifts your spirits quite like giving…

Hair & Beauty
Get Your Glow On With The Absolute Best Facials On The Gold Coast

A great facial is a life-changing experience; who wouldn’t want to achieve natural, inner radiance, hydrate tired-looking skin, all…

Health & Beauty
How To Put Your Mind At Ease And Get Back To Living Your Best Life Safely

Real talk: working from home was fun for a little while. The online music festivals, the Zoom meetings in loungewear and the days spent…

Food & Drink
Bumbles
Surfers Paradise, QLD

You know from the name this place is going to be straight-up adorable, and it totally…

Hair & Beauty
Earth Essence Beauty
Tugun, QLD

Size definitely does not matter when it comes to creating a tranquil space, so sashay…

Shopping
Prae Store
Tugun, QLD

Fitness mavens, if you’re lurking around the southern end and NEED a new…

Travel
Hop In The Car, Here Are All The Spots You Need To Check Out In The Gold Coast Hinterland

Gold Coast’s hinterland is often somewhat of a forgotten land. Some call it the green behind the gold or Queensland’s Emerald…

Health & Beauty
Lace Up, Here’s Where To Go Indoor Rock Climbing On The Gold Coast

Rock climbing is the ultimate full body work out that doesn’t actually feel like exercise. Don’t get it twisted, it’s no…

Health & Beauty
Get Inked At 11 Of The Coast’s Best Tattoo Parlours

From anchor tatts to masterful black and grey portrait, traditional old school Americana, pin-up girls and neo traditional; it’s clear…

Fitness
Pilates & Co.
Miami, QLD

Offering a few different class options from beginner, intermediate and reformer to…

Fitness
The Pilates Pad | Nobby Beach
Nobby Beach, QLD

With only six reformers, The Pilates Pad boasts an intimate setting where each…

Fitness
The Body Method | Tugun
Tugun, QLD

Upon walking into this Pilates studio you will be instantly transported to what feels…

Things To Do
Soak Up The Sunshine With Your Pup At 5 Of The Gold Coast’s Dog-Friendly Beaches

One of the biggest perks of living on the Gold Coast are the endless stretches of sandy white beaches. Now, we don’t want to leave…

Fitness
Get Outside With 7 Of The Gold Coast’s Prettiest Walks

Whether walking on a Saturday morning is your weekly fitness ritual or your hangover cure, it’s time to get out and about on the Gold…

Hair & Beauty
Meet The Australian Made Sea Cucumber Serum That Makes Your Skin Glow Like Nothing Else

Sea cucumbers. Yep, sea cucumbers. Those super weird, semi-cute aquatic critters that snail along the ocean floor are a part of the latest…

Wellness
Halcyon Spa
Cabarita Beach, NSW

If you’ve ever treated yourself to a long wine-fuelled lunch or perhaps…

Hair & Beauty
Azure Spa & Fitness
Broadbeach, QLD

The arrival of Azure Spa & Fitness is another final piece of the puzzle in…

Fitness
The Body Method | Cornerstones Stores
Currumbin, QLD

If you’re a Pilates fan, you’ll already be familiar with The Body…

Health & Beauty
Everything You Need To Know About Hemp Products, According To An Expert

If you’ve never heard of hemp beauty products before, prepare for your life to change. Or if you have but you’ve mistakenly…

Activities & Itineraries
Get Your Heart Rate Pumping With 5 Epic Hikes Near The Gold Coast

Apparently, there are other things to do in life beyond eating, drinking, bingeing on Netflix while eating and drinking. We know, right,…

Wellness
Rug Up And Unwind At This Yoga And Mulled Wine Night

For anyone who would love to be a totally Zen human, but is smart enough to know that it’s impossible to achieve without wine, this…

Hair & Beauty
Zanzi Hairdressing
Currumbin, QLD

Pops of pink, loads of white, nude wood and cute pendant lights above the sunny…

Shopping
Cornerstone Stores
Tugun, QLD

Cornerstone Stores is a labour of love for a family of long-time locals, who’ve…

Hair & Beauty
Maverick Hair & Art Space
Coolangatta, QLD

Boasting one of the most beautiful and spacious salons on the Coast, contemporary art…

Health & Beauty
Hit The Reset Button With The Gold Coast’s Best Massages

In the era of Burnout, Text Neck and iPhone Thumb, massages are an essential part of self-care these days. From remedial and relaxing to…

Things To Do
Pedal Your Way Through The Gold Coast’s Best Bike Rides

Tackle the months you've just spent hibernating with some good, old-fashioned fun in the great outdoors.  Whether…

Things To Do
Get Your Heart Pumping Thanks To This 80s Australiana-Inspired Home Workout Series

If your time in iso has been jam-packed with takeaway eats, cocktails and endless Netflix binges—us too—then we have just the…

Hair & Beauty
Clean Beauty Market
Nobby Beach, QLD

Beauty gurus, raise your contouring brushes, this cruelty-free, non-toxic beauty bar…

Hair & Beauty
Shipwreck Barbers
Palm Beach, QLD

It’s no longer a woman’s world where only us gals are carving out hours…

Hair & Beauty
The Barberoy
Coolangatta, QLD

They say good things come in small packages, which stands true for Coolangatta…

Local Escapes
Fill Up The Tank, Here’s 8 Of The Best Day Trips To Take From The Gold Coast

It’s easy to get settled in the nest of the Gold Coast. With great places to eat and drink, bountiful nature to get amongst, and a…

Wellness
Get Your Pamper On, Gwinganna Retreat Is Offering Locals A Bargain Spa Deal

For the first time, and possibly the only time, ever, Gold Coast Hinterland’s stunning Gwinganna Retreat is opening its doors to local…

Wellness
Do These 4 Things To Get A Better Night’s Sleep Tonight

It’s a common scene: you come home from a busy day, make dinner, fire off some emails, chill on the couch, all while feeling bone…

Hair & Beauty
Barber Bros & Co.
Isle of Capri, QLD

Isle of Capri's Barber Bros & Co. is a hands down favourite among Gold…

Hair & Beauty
Earth + Skin
Mudgeeraba, QLD

Organic beauty spa, Earth & Skin is soothing all our stresses away. Located in a…

Wellness
Freedom Float Centre
Burleigh Heads, QLD

Without question, Freedom Float Centre is one of the best and most innovative…

Health & Beauty
Tame Your Mane With The Best Hairdressers On The Gold Coast

They say a haircut is as good as a holiday. And if we know one thing to be true, it’s that having your mane in good hands is kind of a…

Sustainability
Validate Your Shopping Addiction With 7 Of Our Favourite Sustainable Gold Coast Businesses

If there’s one thing we love more than supporting local businesses, it’s supporting sustainable local businesses. There’s…

Health & Beauty
This Portable Blender Just Went On Sale So You Can Up Your Smoothie Game And Step Out Of Iso Glowing

With restrictions easing there’s finally a light at the end of the iso tunnel, so if you’re like us and you’ve been…

Hair & Beauty
Whiskey Lane Tattoo Co.
Robina, QLD

Hidden away in a non-descript Robina shopping plaza, Whiskey Lane has made…

Cafes
Nude Sisters Whole Food Cafe
Mermaid Waters, QLD

Exclusively vegetarian, using nothing but fresh and unadulterated ingredients, Nude…

Wellness
The Bath House
West Burleigh, QLD

Located at the mouth of the Tallebudgera Valley, step inside The Bath House (by local…

Style & Design
Ease Your Workout Anxiety Thanks To This Leak-Proof Activewear Label Changing The Game For Women

For many women, workout anxiety is a very real thing. Whether you have your period or you’re one of 37 per cent of Australian women…

Health & Beauty
RIP Period Pain, This Innovative Australian Startup Is A Game-Changer For Women Everywhere

Real talk: period pain sucks. I know because I deal with it every month. And frustratingly, it always seems to loom whenever something…

News
Urban Culture Curve | Pave A Way Forward With New Wave Positive Publishing

Welcome to the May 2020 Urban Culture Curve—your go-to guide to what’s on its way in, and on its way out, in urban culture.…

Fitness
KX Pilates
Miami, QLD

Kaizen Experience, shortened to KX, is Japanese for “change for the…

Hair & Beauty
Spa Q

Surfers Paradise’s funky QT Gold Coast is no ordinary lodging, and its…

Fitness
Ritual Yoga & Pilates
Palm Beach, QLD

Ritual Yoga and Pilates is a Pinterest board of a studio, complete with wooden…

Health & Beauty
Get Your Nails Back In Shape At 5 Of The Gold Coast’s Best Nails Salons

In our opinion, it can never be too soon to say goodbye to the mediocre, at-home manicures we subjected our hands to during the peak of…

Planet
Fill Your Pantry At 5 Of The Gold Coast’s Best Bulk Food Stores

If you're looking for a reason to start shopping at bulk food stores, we have three for you. It's better for the planet, you can buy…

Things To Do
Get Yourself A Furry Friend, Here’s Where You Can Adopt A Pet Right Now

Animals are good for the soul and that’s a fact. But sadly, there are hundreds of abandoned animals stuck in shelters right now that…

Wellness
Peace Yoga And Meditation Centre
Burleigh Heads, QLD

You’d be hard pressed to find a Gold Coaster who hasn’t been touched by…

Hair & Beauty
The Loft Hair Salon
Mermaid Beach, 4218

Sitting pretty above Steele & Co cafe, Mermaid Beach ladies love their…

Restaurants
Greenhouse Canteen & Bar | Miami
Miami, QLD

Commanding a highway-side Miami street corner, Greenhouse Canteen is an intimate and…