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Where am I

I am a bit confused about the Gold Coast. Surfers, main beach, broad beach etc. which part is cavill ave in and is this the centre where all the action is. Are all the above areas within walking distance to each other, and finally what are the advantages of staying in a particular area. We are 2 adults and 2 16 year olds. And want to stay in an apartment with full ocean views. Thanks for taking on board my ignorance.

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1. Re: Where am I

Hey mate

Cavill Ave is the centre of Surfers Paradise which is ground zero for the tourist area. Think Pubs, Clubs, Touristy shops, beach etc.

Broadbeach is the next touristy area, a few kilometres south of Surfers and has a large mall and the Casino.

Main Beach is the suburb north of Surfers Paradise and is home to Seaworld. It is a quieter area.

If I were you I would look at staying in central Broadbeach and you are a short drive from Surfers anyway.

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2. Re: Where am I

Another tick for Broadbeach. You will be able to rent an apartment that overlooks the beach, you will be within walking distance of shops, supermarkets and restaurants and close to the bus line. It is a lovely area for families.

Edited: 4:10 am, January 30, 2013
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I stayed at Breakers North, it's halfway in between Broadbeach and Surfers. Full ocean view. However staff were really rude, but that didn't really bother us as weren't around them much. I found Broadbeach kindof quiet, other than Pacific Fair. I much prefer Surfers. Cavills is near Surfers.

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4. Re: Where am I

And no, it's probably too far to walk.

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Just download Google Earth on your computer if you have'nt already got. You can measure distances between places and with Street view, you can virtually drive through the places you are looking at visiting. It will answer most of the questions you've asked. Its amazing!

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