With its endless beaches, activities and stunning sunsets, it’s no wonder the Gold Coast is known as a hotspot for romance and love. Whether you’re looking for a summer escape with your soulmate or want to inject some fun into your lives, a Gold Coast visit can help you check off those all-important ‘couple goals’ in style.

If you’re wondering when the best time to visit the Gold Coast is, Valentine’s Day marks the tail end of Summer and brings slightly cooler temperatures perfect for evenings of cool ocean breezes, balmy beachside cocktails and comfortable adventures for two.

If you're looking for a fun-filled, romantic vacation that will keep you busy from dawn until dusk, look no further than a stay at Dorsett Gold Coast. No matter what you're into, you're sure to find something nearby to keep you both entertained on your next Gold Coast visit.

Romantic Things To Do On The Gold Coast

If you're looking for a fun-filled getaway that will keep you entertained from sun up to sun down, look no further than the Gold Coast! This vibrant region offers activities for every type of couple, from romantic walks to couples-focused activities. Here are just a few of the many activities awaiting you on your next Gold Coast visit.

Sunset Strolls Along Kurrawa Beach

There's something about a long romantic sunset stroll along Kurrawa Beach that just seems to set the mood for love. The sound of the waves crashing against the shore, the smell of salt in the air, and the beautiful bronze and pink sky as the sun sets all seem to work together to create a perfect backdrop for love.

Often called one of the most beautiful beaches on the Gold Coast, Kurrawa Beach is the perfect place for a romantic sunset stroll. Daytime activities like surfing, swimming, and sunbathing are popular here, and the beach comes alive with people and activities in the late afternoon and evening.

Stunning Local Picnic Spots

The Gold Coast is perfect for a picnic with your loved one - with some pretty stunning picnic spots to choose between. There are plenty of spots to choose from, each with its own unique charm.

One of our favourites is Currumbin Creek, where you can find a secluded spot to relax in the shade of the trees. If you're looking for something a little more adventurous, head to the Spit for stunning ocean views. Or, if you're after a romantic setting, try Tallebudgera Creek with its gentle waterfall and meandering creek. So grab a few snacks and pack a drink or two, and get ready to enjoy a day out in the sun.

Scuba Or Snorkel Beautiful Reefs

With its beautiful reefs and abundance of marine life, the Gold Coast is a scuba and snorkelling paradise.

The crystal clear waters and diverse marine life make for an unforgettable experience. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced diver, there's something for everyone on the Gold Coast.

Of course, not everyone wants to kit up and head beneath the waves, which is where Sea World Gold Coast comes into the picture.

Explore the wonders of the deep while keeping your head above water and enjoying an incredible array of fish, marine mammals and crustaceans.

Direct Access to The Star Gold Coast

Guests at Dorsett Gold Coast enjoy direct access to The Star Gold Coast via the hotel lobby and level 3, providing easy access to world-class restaurants, bars and entertainment in Broadbeach. Restaurants to try include:

  • Uncle Su - If you’re a fan of Szechuan, Cantonese and Beijing Yum Cha, Uncle Su delivers an impressive selection of fresh seafood, hand-made Dim Sum and seasonal selections to enjoy.

  • Nineteen at The Star - Explore a sophisticated a la carte menu and an extensive wine, beer and cocktail list high above the Gold Coast, perfect for a romantic meal for two.

  • Cucina Vivo - Nothing quite says romance more than a romantic Italian dinner, which is what you’ll find at Cucina Vivo. From more-ish pasta dishes to perfectly paired Italian wines, there is much to love here.

  • Kiyomi - As one of the most talked about restaurants on the Gold Coast, Kiyomi serves up authentic yet modern Japanese cuisine loaded with flavour and freshness.

  • Mei Wei Dumplings - From steaming bowls of freshly made noodles to plates of tender dumplings, crispy spring rolls and aromatic Lo Mein, sit down to the best hawker-style dishes in town.

  • Garden Kitchen & Bar -Take a seat on the sun-drenched deck and enjoy cocktails and seasonal dishes that come fully loaded with flavour and freshness, perfect for a date night in Broadbeach.

Besides being home to some of the most popular restaurants and eateries on the Gold Coast, The Star Gold Coast also has a great selection of bars to enjoy. From mixologist-made cocktails to sophisticated sips on the rooftop and a Japanese whisky experience to a world of tequila and mezcal, you’ll find:

  • Atrium Bar - Best for weekend drinks and live music.

  • Cherry - Best for sophisticated cocktails and flutes of bubbles.

  • Kiyomi Bar - Best for Japanese whisky, wine and bottled beer.

  • Nineteen at The Star - Bets for signature cocktails on the terrace.

  • Outdoor Bar - Best for cocktails and light bites outdoors.

  • Sports Bar - Best for cold beer, warm wine, and a casual atmosphere.

  • Veladora - Best for tequila and Mezcal madness.

Couple Enjoying a Dinner at Star Gold Coast

Where to stay on your Gold Coast visit

Close to the ever-popular Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre and The Star Gold Coast’s world-class leisure and entertainment destination, Dorsett Gold Coast is the ideal base for exploring the best that the region has to offer. The hotel offers guests a range of amazing facilities, including access to coveted Isoletto Pool Club.

Surfers Paradise is a mere 10 minutes drive away, while the stunning beaches of Burleigh Heads are just 15 minutes away. Couples looking to fly in will find the nearest airport just a 30-minute drive from the hotel, while Brisbane Airport is a little over an hour away by car.

Being located in the heart of beautiful Broadbeach, couples have plenty to do and see right on the hotel's doorstep.

Glide down the Gold Coast on the G: Link, stopping at many of the region's most iconic beaches, precincts and attractions. Shop til you drop at the many designer boutiques and unique stores, or take a break from the sun and enjoy a brew or two at one of the Gold Coast's world-famous beach bars.

When it comes to romance, there's always somewhere to walk hand-in-hand on the Gold Coast.

Couple at Beach

Hotel Rooms Made For Romance

Dorsett Gold Coast is made for romantic getaways, with elegantly designed features from the moment you step through the door. Check into dreamy rooms, each finished with our signature style, design, and stunning views.

Climb under the covers early and sleep in late with beds covered in sumptuously plush bedding, perfect for snuggling up in front of the TV, breakfast in bed, and ‘us time’ elevated.

For the ultimate romantic experience, why not upgrade to an Executive King Panoramic Room. This room comes with a furnished private balcony, perfect for a cheeky glass of wine and romantic stargazing.

Guests in our Executive Rooms also gain access to the Executive Lounge, which offers a delicious breakfast spread and delightful sunset canape hour.

Dorsett Gold Coast is the perfect place for couples looking for a romantic and relaxing Gold Coast visit. Explore, enjoy and embrace the beauty of the region before retreating to your very own oasis near the ocean - with everything you need to make your stay unforgettable.

King Panoramic Room at Dorsett Gold Coast

Fantastic Facilities and Amenities

A stay at Dorsett Gold Coast will provide you with access to first-class facilities and amenities perfect for couples, get together and take a dip in the pool, work up a sweat in the fitness centre, or enjoy sunning yourself on your private balcony.

Here are just a few of the best facilities and amenities to enjoy on your next Gold Coast visit.

Isoletto Pool Club

Soak up the sun and enjoy relaxing poolside high above Broadbeach at Isoletto Pool Club, an ocean view oasis that's the perfect spot to spend some quality time with your partner. The famous Isoletto pool, exclusive to hotel guests staying at Dorsett Gold Coast, The Star Grand and The Darling features comfortable lounges, day beds and private cabanas.

There's plenty of space to relax and take in the stunning ocean views. Indulge in a refreshing drink or light bite from the poolside bar, and make the most of the excellent service. From day to night, enjoy authentic Gold Coast vibes without ever needing to leave the hotel.

Jin Cafe & Bar

This sleek and vibey spot in the Dorsett Gold Coast hotel is the perfect place to relax and get ready for a night out on the town. The cocktail menu is extensive and features both classic and modern concoctions, all made with fresh, seasonal ingredients.

If you’re looking for something refreshing and light, opt for an extra-tall signature cocktail and two straws. The wine list is extensive and the cocktails are inventive and delicious - with an atmosphere that is lively and fun. No matter your choice, you’re sure to enjoy the delicious flavours and the expertly crafted cocktails at Jin Café & Bar.

Azure Spa & Fitness

Azure Spa & Fitness is one of the best places to enjoy a relaxing and invigorating couple massage for guests staying at Dorsett Gold Coast. The spa, located in The Star, features a range of luxurious and therapeutic treatments that are perfect for couples, including massages, facials, and body treatments.

Skilled and experienced therapists provide relaxing and revitalising massages, as well as a choice selection of beauty-boosting treatments. The spa's tranquil and relaxing atmosphere is the perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Relax and rejuvenate with your partner - bliss!

The Star at Home

Dorsett Gold Coast offers couples the ultimate in convenience and comfort with access to a range of restaurants within The Star complex, delivered straight to your room. Whether you're in the mood for breakfast in bed, a romantic dinner for two, or a late-night snack, the talented team of chefs are ready to accommodate your every need.

With a wide selection of delicious dishes to choose from, featuring seasonal ingredients and restaurant-quality taking centre stage, you'll be spoilt for choice. Tune into your favourite streaming series and settle down under the duvet with beautifully prepared bites (Instagram food photo a must), devilishly delightful desserts and indulgent drinks for a romantic dinner for two where the dress code comes as you are.

Women swimming at Isoletto Pool Club

Book a stay at Dorsett Gold Coast

Looking for a unique and romantic getaway? Look no further than Dorsett Gold Coast. Our spacious and well-appointed rooms provide the perfect place to relax and unwind, creating the ideal settings for a romantic escape for two.

Excellent facilities provide plenty of opportunities for fun and relaxation both onsite and off, while our prime location makes reaching the best activities, attractions and entertainment on your Gold Coast visit easy.

Check in, unpack and let the romance begin.

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