The eternal dilemma of where to rest your head once you’ve chosen your destination is a touchy point for everyone. But lucky for you, we know a bit about the best accommodation in Noosa.
Let us guess, you want somewhere convenient, somewhere private, somewhere with all the trimmings (but not the frills)? Staying in Noosa, proximity to the beach or river is high on the checklist, as is being close to restaurants, cafes and boutiques. Because really, who wants to ride around in a stuffy car with wet seats (from a damp bikini, people!), when you can cruise around on foot!?
We’ve all stayed at dodgy accommodation somewhere along the holiday line, but we’re here to make sure it doesn’t happen again with this hand-picked list featuring the best accommodation in Noosa.
If you can’t imagine staying in Noosa without curling up at night to the sound of crashing waves licking the shoreline, then we have just the spot! Seahaven Noosa is as beachfront as they come. Saddling Hastings Street on one side and Noosa Main Beach on the other, this contemporary Noosa resort is in a prime position for a cosmopolitan-slash-beach-style holiday. It really is one of the best accommodation spots in Noosa.
Where: 15 Hastings Street, Noosa Heads
We can spot a facelift from a mile away and Noosa Crest’s recent cosmetic update is no different, except that we’re noticing it for all the right reasons. Sitting atop Noosa Hill, this self-contained resort is in a league of its own when it comes to the panoramic views of Noosa Heads and beyond. Splurge on a penthouse and you’ll be working on a tan on your very own rooftop deck, complete with a plunge pool for cooling off. Swim, sunbathe, sleep, repeat. We’re already feeling relaxed! Noosa Crest really is one of the best accommodation spots in Noosa if you're looking for an uber-relaxing stay.
Where: 2 Noosa Drive, Noosa Heads
Sofitel Noosa Pacific Resort
We’re about to make a huge call…Sofitel Noosa Pacific Resort has everything your little holiday heart could possibly desire. It’s a big statement, seeing as we don’t know you from a desk of computers, but this deluxe hotel is Noosa’s only 5-star resident and that my friends, makes it pretty damn special. Laze poolside, relax in your studio apartment, and get pampered at Aqua Day Spa. As soon as night hits, grab a chair at the bar and make your way through the cocktail list before dining on criminally good cuisine at Noosa Beach House by Peter Kuruvita. Prepare to have your taste buds blown!
Where: 14-16 Hastings Street, Noosa Heads
Peppers Noosa Resort & Villas
Sometimes you gotta give if you wanna take, and Pepper’s gives you everything, but in return it will take you a short 20-minute stroll to get to the beach. A small price to pay for the amount of luxury you’ll be doused in! Think: peaceful national park location, indulgent beauty treatments at Stephanies Ocean Spa, and specialty dishes like Szechuan-spiced duck breast served at the resort’s restaurant, View on Little Hastings. Visiting Noosa on business? Peppers is home to an 89-seat theatrette and private boardroom for when work and pleasure must mix.
Where: 33A Viewland Drive, Noosa Heads
If you’re going to go beachfront, you may as well go all the way and book a stay at Maison Noosa. Opening onto the divine Noosa Main Beach, these self-contained apartments give holidaymakers a luxury place to retreat when they hit their beach quota for the day.
Where: 5 Hastings Street, Noosa Heads
The Lodge Noosa
If you're looking to get uber-luxe in Noosa, you need look no further than The Lodge—it's undoubtedly one of the best places to stay while holidaying in heaven. The gorgeous three-bedroom, two-bathroom abode offers laidback living with its coastal ambience and Weber-decorated outdoor deck. From the moment you enter you'll feel as though you've stepped inside a Vogue Living photoshoot and that's just the way we like it here at The Urban List.
Where: 5 Eugarie Street, Noosa Heads
Yes, we can confirm you've arrived in heaven. Framed by the azure waters and soft sand the location of Netanya Noosa is unbeatable. This absolute beachfront haven is luxe living. The sculpted grounds, glorious pool and breathtaking views from the balconies and terraces only add to the sense of relaxation that everyone who stays here will feel. If you're looking for one of the best accommodation spots in Noosa, you can't go past Netanya Noosa.
Where: 75 Hastings St, Noosa Heads
If you're looking for a touch of the Hamptons delivered in a laid-back Noosa style that's perfectly positioned between Hastings Street and Noosa Beach then Tingirana Noosa could be exactly what you've been looking for. Tingirana Noosa offers luxury apartment accommodation directly opposite Noosa main beach and is surrounded by the best of Noosa cafes, restaurants, bars, boutique shopping plus is only steps away from the beach and a short drive from the Noosa National Park. We're checking in.
Where: 25 Hastings Street, Noosa Heads
Stay in the heart of Hastings Street at Hotel Laguna. Perched right on the riverfront, the lazy bones among you (us) will love being in walking distance to some of the best restaurants and boutiques.
Where: 6 Hastings Street, Noosa
Culgoa Point Resort
And for those who got kids in toe for their stay in Noosa, Culgoa Point Resort is the perfect possie. With your backyard the river and beachfront, there will be endless hours of entertainment for the little ones (and plenty of relaxation time for you).
Where: 5 Quamby Place, Noosa Heads
Fairshore Noosa Main Beach
Fairshore’s absolute beachfront apartments boast one of the Sunshine Coast’s truly idyllic locations. And you'll find it located right on Hastings Street. This uber-luxe beachfront accommodation is one of Noosa’s brightest stars. Edged on the sands of one of the world’s most desired beaches you then know you have something special the moment you arrive. Their amazing pool looks out over Noosa main beach and it located in walking distance from the best cafes, bars and restaurants in Noosa. We couldn't do a list of the best places to stay in Noosa and not include Fairshore.
Where: 41 Hastings Street, Noosa Heads
10 Hastings Motel
When splashing out on accom just isn’t an option, there’s the boutique and budget-friendly, 10 Hastings Motel. Yep, this little place sits on Hastings Street—not beachside, though—and has studios and apartments up for grabs. Fancy an acai bowl when you wake? There’s a table at the adjoining 10 Hastings Café waiting for you. Well, not actually, but you get what we mean.
Where: 10 Hastings St, Noosa Heads
Now that we've rounded up the best accommodation spots in Noosa, what about breakfast? We've got the best breakfast in spots in Noosa. And then here's the best restaurants in Noosa. Once you've worked all that out, what about 30 Things To Do In Noosa! We've got it all rounded up here.