Main Beach travel guide

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You're Going to Love Main Beach

With a population of 5,645, Main Beach is a must-see destination in Queensland, Australia. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Main Beach deserves at least 2 full days for you to see its main sights.

Where to Eat in Main Beach

If you’re looking for affordable options, Ladybird (94 Seaworld Dr Waterfront Palazzo Versace) and Southport Yacht Club (1 Macarthur Pde) are great picks.

When to visit Main Beach

Main Beach in March
Estimated hotel price
S$ 271
1 night at 3-star hotel
Main Beach in March
Estimated hotel price
S$ 271
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Main Beach

Plane

When flying to Main Beach, you’ll arrive at Coolangatta Gold Coast (OOL), which is located 24 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Main Beach from Singapore departs from Singapore and takes around 10h 05m.

Car

Another option to get to Main Beach is to pick up a car hire from Brisbane, which is about 67 km from Main Beach. You’ll find branches of Bargain Car Rentals and Crazy Clark's Car Rentals, among others, in Brisbane.

Plane

When flying to Main Beach, you’ll arrive at Coolangatta Gold Coast (OOL), which is located 24 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Main Beach from Singapore departs from Singapore and takes around 10h 05m.

Car

Another option to get to Main Beach is to pick up a car hire from Brisbane, which is about 67 km from Main Beach. You’ll find branches of Bargain Car Rentals and Crazy Clark's Car Rentals, among others, in Brisbane.

Airlines serving Main Beach

Lufthansa
Good (4,680 reviews)
KLM
Good (848 reviews)
SWISS
Good (945 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,746 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,180 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,445 reviews)
Air France
Good (976 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,602 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,103 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,943 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,364 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,214 reviews)
Finnair
Good (771 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (784 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (928 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (848 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,930 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
Good (437 reviews)
Cathay Pacific
Good (559 reviews)
JetBlue
Good (1,543 reviews)
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Where to stay in Main Beach

Average rates range from around S$ 214 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to S$ 301 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Main Beach

Most booked hotels in Main Beach

The Star Grand at The Star Gold Coast
5 stars
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
S$ 224+
voco Gold Coast, an IHG Hotel
4 stars
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
S$ 156+
Hilton Surfers Paradise Hotel & Residences
5 stars
Good (7.9, Good reviews)
S$ 223+

Hiring a car in Main Beach

Expect to pay S$ 1.52 per litre in Main Beach (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 18.20 and S$ 24.26. Intermediate (Class Intermediate SUV or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Main Beach, while also 43% cheaper than other types, on average.

Expect to pay S$ 1.52 per litre in Main Beach (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 18.20 and S$ 24.26. Intermediate (Class Intermediate SUV or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Main Beach, while also 43% cheaper than other types, on average.