The Best Time to Holiday on the Gold Coast

Often we get asked what is the best time of the year to stay at Suntower Apartments on the Gold Coast. One of the best kept secrets of accommodation on the Gold Coast is the period of early December. This time of the year brings you the best the Gold Coast has to offer minus the crowd. The atmosphere is still full of Christmas cheer and sunny summer days, but you will have no lines or queues to contend with. The average temperature at this time of year is 28C, which gives you sunshine and warmth everyday.

Early December is a fantastic time to book a holiday at Suntower Apartments on the Gold Coast. This time of the year brings a beautiful relaxed vibe to to the Gold Coast before the crowds descend at Christmas time. You can stroll down Cavill Ave without having to navigate throngs of people. And visit the theme parks without spending your time waiting in lines. Wherever you go the crowds will be at a minimum at you can enjoy the sights of all the Gold Coast has to offer without sharing your personal space with strangers!

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Early December at Suntower Holiday Apartments

Suntower Apartments offers great family accommodation with one and two bedroom apartments. All with fully equipped kitchens and laundry facilities. If you have pre-school aged children and don’t need to negotiate taking kids out of school, early December is the perfect time to stay at Suntower Apartments. Because one of the best things about December, is that everyone is busy with end of school year and preparing for Christmas, so theme parks and attractions are often quite quiet until our Summer holidays start after Christmas.

Plus December is the first month of Summer – sunny beach days on the Gold Coast every day of your holiday. What’s more when you stay at Suntower Apartments you are only a 5 minute walk from the most famous beach located here; Surfers Paradise beach.

Top Experiences and Attractions

Enjoy any of these without the school holiday crowds. Just ask any Suntower Apartment staff for help in how to book or how to get there.

  • Theme Parks – Wet n Wild, Sea World, Movie World, Dreamworld
  • Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Sky Point
  • Jet Boating
  • Sightseeing Cruise
  • Jupiter’s Casino
  • Hinterland day trip
  • Shopping at Pacific Fair


Events in Early December

A Tribute to Roy Orbison – In Dreams: The Greatest Hits

2nd December Jupiters Casino

Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of this iconic album on the back of a SELL OUT Australian national tour in 2016. Aaron W Mansfield, An internationally acclaimed artist in his own right, has a 3-4 octave range, and is able to bridge the gap between baritone and tenor, only comparable to the Big ‘O’.

Aaron W Mansfield, has the combination of Orbison’s powerful, impassioned and distinctive Pitch perfect voice that makes him the perfect candidate to bring the ‘In Dreams: The Greatest Hits’ Album to reality. This never-before-seen concert will have fans on their feet as they witness Aaron recreate the magic of Roy’s greatest hits.

Christmas in the Clouds

9th and 15th December –

Two exclusive celebrations at SkyPoint Observation Deck. Buffet dinner of fresh seafood, salads and roasted Christmas favourites and amazing desserts. Live entertainment included. Book at – last years events sold out. Event is family friendly, all ages and includes food, drink at entertainment.

Bella Luna Beach Kirtan

Saturday December 2nd 5:30pm – 8pm

This is a free event and open to all ages. Held on Burleigh beach you walk onto the beach and find a blissful kirtan haven set up! Grab a comfy spot among friendly like-minded people in a space adorned with fairy lights and flowers. Watch the full moon rise while basking in the glow of sacred sounds. Bring a delicious vegan picnic, your best friends, and be ready for an unforgettable summer night of amazing music and timeless mantras, filling your heart with peace and joy. BYO Vegan picnic.

Australia PGA Championship

30th November to 3rd December

Australia’s most energetic golf tournament, the Australian PGA Championship is back at RACV Royal Pines Resort from 30 November to 3 December. The 2017 tournament will feature an array of entertainment on and off the course, but it’s the Soniq Million Dollar Hole where the tournament really comes alive.

While players aim to ace their way to a big pay day, fans will be celebrating in the sun with great food, music and entertainment. A festival of golf the Australian PGA Championship week also includes the Cobra Puma Orange Crush Kids Day, Greg Norman Medal; the Aussie PGA is where everyone plays!

Me and My Shadow Concert

1st and 2nd December –

Well-known stage and television entertainer, Tim Maddren salutes the great saloon singers; Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr. and Bobby Darin.

Maddren and his pianist, Russell Dick, perform many of the great saloon classics such as Mack the Knife, Mr Bojangles and New York, New York. This intimate experience recreates the sounds, style and performance techniques that transformed the great saloon singers into the legends they have remained. Tim Maddren is recognised internationally as a former member of Hi-5, where he was a double TV Week Logie and ARIA nominee.

St Andrews Day Dinner Pipe Band Competition

1st December –
You will become judge and jury of who is the Gold Coast’s best Pipe band duo at the St Andrews Day Dinner Pipe Band Competition, set over a four course meal you will enjoy pipe tunes from 11 duos, accompanied with drummers, as they parade through the Hotel.

You be the judge who is best. Tickets include a four course meal, and all the best in Scottish Tradition.
Booking essential.

Broadbeach Christmas Carols

9th December

Saturday December 9, from 3pm in Kurrawa Park. Enjoy an afternoon jam-packed with activities and incredible live-entertainment guaranteed to put you in the Christmas spirit.

Celebrate the festive season with a host of kid’s activities including a Rock Climbing Wall, Giant Slide, Face Painting, Snow Globe Family Photos and Gecko Sports obstacle courses with basketball and soccer shoot outs as well as egg and spoon races set to entertain the whole family.

Australian Baseball League All-Star Game

9th December Chevron Island –
The All-Star Game is an international sports and entertainment experience. The event celebrates the connections between sport, music, and food while Australia competes against the world in a marquee baseball showcase.

A Morris Festive Xmas

9th December –
Morris dance is a form of English folk dance usually accompanied by music. It is based on rhythmic stepping and the execution of choreographed figures by a group of dancers, usually wearing bell pads on their shins. Implements such as sticks, swords and handkerchiefs may also be wielded by the dancers. In a small number of dances for one or two people, steps are near and across a pair of clay tobacco pipes laid one across the other on the floor.

The earliest known and surviving English written mention of Morris dance is dated to 1448, and records the payment of seven shillings to Morris dancers by the Goldsmiths’ Company in London. Join in on an evening of dance and music as they celebrate old traditions of historic England.

Contact Suntower Apartments Now to Avoid Missing out

Early December whilst a quieter period than Christmas still brings plenty of bookings, so we urge you to contact as soon as possible to secure your accommodation. Our team will help you with any information you need.

We look forward to hearing from you!

phone: (07) 5531 7377

Office Hours
Monday- Friday: 8.30 AM- 5.00 PM
Saturday: 8.30 AM – 2.30 PM
Sunday: 9.00 AM – 11.00 PM