Sunshine Coast Paradise Unveiled: A 7-Day Itinerary at Glen Eden Beach Resort

24 Oct 2023

If a week-long tropical getaway is what your heart desires, then look no further than Glen Eden Beach Resort in Peregian Beach. Nestled along the breathtaking Sunshine Coast, this slice of paradise offers the perfect blend of relaxation, adventure, and natural beauty. In this 7-day itinerary, discover the best experiences Peregian Beach has to offer while reveling in the comfort and amenities of Glen Eden Beach Resort.

Day 1: Arrival and Beachside Serenity:

Arrive at Glen Eden Beach Resort and allow yourself to be enveloped in the resort's tranquil ambiance. Settle into your cozy accommodation and take a leisurely stroll along the pristine Peregian Beach. Dip your toes in the clear waters, lounge on the sand, or simply bask in the coastal bliss. As evening falls, witness the breathtaking sunset and indulge in a delectable meal at one of the nearby restaurants, savoring the freshest seafood and local cuisines.

Day 2: Noosa Heads and Noosa National Park:

Begin your second day with a breakfast and venture to the nearby Noosa Heads. Explore the eclectic boutiques, cafés, and art galleries that line the streets. Later, head to Noosa National Park for a scenic coastal walk, where you'll be surrounded by stunning vistas of the ocean and lush greenery. Keep an eye out for koalas, dolphins, and other wildlife that call this park home. In the afternoon, enjoy a leisurely swim at Noosa Main Beach or soak up the sun's rays as you unwind on the golden sand. If you are up for a drive, tap into the region's vibrant craft brewery scene by visiting some of the 24 breweries scattered across the Sunshine Coast. Sample locally brewed beers and indulge in mouthwatering cuisine with a perfect seaside backdrop. The kids will love the local strawberry farm, plucking ripe strawberries straight from the fields. Taste the sweetness of the Sunshine Coast while being surrounded by the charm of farm life.

Day 3: Exploring the Hinterland via Balloon or Mountain Bike 

Embark on an adventure into the charming Sunshine Coast hinterland on day three. Take a scenic drive to the enchanting towns of Maleny and Montville, renowned for their awe-inspiring views, artisanal shops, and local culinary delights. Discover the Maleny Botanic Gardens and Bird World, treat yourself to handmade chocolates at one of the boutique stores, or visit the captivating Kondalilla Falls. If you are keen for an adventure: Gear up for an adrenaline-pumping mountain biking tour through the picturesque trails of the Sunshine Coast hinterland. Enjoy the thrill of navigating diverse terrain while reveling in breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and forests. Or elevate your experience to new heights by embarking on a memorable hot air balloon ride with Sunshine Coast Ballooning. Soar above the treetops and relish the panoramic vistas of the coast and hinterland below. In the evening, return to Glen Eden Beach Resort and revel in the beauty of the sunset as you take a leisurely stroll along the shore.

Day 4: Cultural Immersion and Local Arts:

Dive into the cultural delights of Peregian Beach and its surroundings on your fourth day. Start by visiting the Peregian Beach Markets, a monthly affair showcasing unique arts, crafts, and local produce. Immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere, enjoy live music, and savour the many delectable food options. In the afternoon, explore the vibrant town of Eumundi, known for its renowned Eumundi Markets, where local artisans showcase their crafts and produce. Immerse yourself in the rich indigenous culture of the Kabi Kabi and Jinibara people. Engage in a cultural experience where you'll learn about their traditions, storytelling, and connection to the land or participate in a cultural workshop or art demonstration, gaining a deeper appreciation for the indigenous heritage of the region.

Day 5: Water Adventures and Golf:

Get ready for an adrenaline-filled day of water adventures! Choose from a range of exciting activities such as surfing lessons, kayaking, or stand-up paddleboarding. Dive into the refreshing waves, feel the rush of catching your first wave, and discover the beauty of Peregian Beach from a different perspective. If you prefer to stay dry, set off for a thrilling round of golf at one of the prestigious courses scattered throughout the area. Challenge your skills amidst stunning coastal views and lush green landscapes. In the evening, relax and rejuvenate at Glen Eden Beach Resort's onsite facilities, enjoying a soothing swim in the heated pool or unwinding in the sauna. 

Day 6: Sunshine Coast Icon Plunge:

Embark on an iconic Sunshine Coast experience on day six as you cruise along the stunning coastline. Book a whale-watching tour departing from nearby Mooloolaba during whale season from June - October and marvel at the grace and majesty of humpback whales. Learn about their migration patterns and behaviors while enjoying breathtaking views of these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat. A place that needs no introduction is "Australia Zoo". This world-renowned zoo, made famous by Steve Irwin, is a sanctuary dedicated to the conservation and protection of native Australian animals. After the (whale or zoo) tour, head back to Glen Eden Beach Resort and treat yourself to a delicious dinner at a local restaurant.

Day 7: Pampering and Farewell:

Indulge in a day of relaxation and pampering at Glen Eden Beach Resort. Start the day with a gentle beachside yoga session or meditative walk along the shore. Then, visit a nearby wellness studio for a luxurious massage, facial, or body treatment, leaving you feeling rejuvenated and refreshed. Spend your final afternoon at Glen Eden Beach Resort, savoring the tranquil setting and making the most of the resort's amenities. End your perfect week with a farewell beachside picnic or bbq, celebrating the memories you've created during your stay.

With this 7-day itinerary, you'll immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of Peregian Beach and its surrounding wonders. From tranquil beachside moments to exhilarating adventures and cultural explorations, Glen Eden Beach Resort and the Sunshine Coast have it all. Book your stay at Glen Eden Beach Resort and embark on a journey filled with relaxation, discovery, and unforgettable experiences.