Sweet Swirls Cafe

If you are looking for sweet treats during your stay in Scarborough don’t look past Sweet Treats on Oxley Ave, Scarborough.

The quaint coffee shop specializes in homemade sweet treats and offers good old fashioned service and conversation. Sweet Swirls is housed in a renovated ’60s corner shop that has been transformed into a quiet oasis where customers can relax and enjoy each other’s company.

Homemade favourites include cupcakes, raspberry pear loaf and brownies for starters which you can enjoy with a freshly made cup of coffee or pot of tea. The cupcakes are topped with towering swirls of icing – hence the name ‘Sweet Swirls’.

The cafe is open: Mon 7.00am – 11.30am, Tues to Fri  7.00am – 2pm & Sat 7.30am – 12.30pm

Sweet Swirls is located on the corner of Oxley Ave and Dunne Tce at Scarborough. Phone 07 3880 2140.


What’s Cooking in The Gardens?

When: Sunday 7 August 2016

Where: Redcliffe Botanic Gardens, Redcliffe

What’s cooking in the Botanic Gardens in Redcliffe this winter? Find out at What’s Cooking in The Gardens and unleash your inner foodie.

This festival is not just about food, but also will get you active and teach you more about how to make your life more sustainable.

There will be wonderful interactive workshops for all ages, demonstrations and displays to learn more about herbs, natural products, yoga and so much more, or simply wander around the garden paths, gourmet food and wine stalls filled with delicious treats and handmade goodies.

Time: 9am to 3pm

Admission: Gold coin entry. Some costs apply for workshops and activities.

Redcliffe Botanic Gardens are located at Cnr George Street and Victoria Avenue, Redcliffe.

For more information and a workshop program visit What’s Cooking in The Gardens

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FinFresh Seafood

Scarborough’s freshest seafood can be caught at FinFresh Seafood & Cafe located on the beachfront in Landsborough Avenue.

Inspired by Melbourne’s café culture and the change of ingredients every week means that the menu changes based on the week’s best produce. Diners can expect new and exciting things whenever they visit with local fresh seafood cooked and served with an exciting flair.

Located on Scarborough beach, the restaurant has a beautiful ocean view so diners can sit back, relax and enjoy all the fresh seafood that FinFresh has on offer.

FinFresh is open for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Mon/Wed/Thu 9am to 8pm, Fri 9am to 9pm, Sat 8am to 9pm, Sun 8am to 8pm. For bookings phone 07 3880 0945.

The restaurant is fully licensed and takeaways are available from 109 Landsborough Ave, Scarborough.

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Silver Lake Chinese Restaurant

For eat-in or take-away Chinese food try Silver Lake Chinese Restaurant conveniently located opposite Scarborough Beach Park.

They offer an extensive Chinese menu with no MSG added and all cooked fresh to order. Check out the Chef’s suggestions on the menu and order something different like a Thai Red Curry or Shanghai Beef.

For that special occasion you can plan a Chinese Banquet especially for your party (of 6 or more). Silver Lake also offer great lunch and family specials.

Silver Lake Chinese Restaurant are open for lunch and dinner Tuesday to Sunday and are located at 63 Landsborough Ave, Scarborough. Phone (07) 3880 1209.

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Devine Serenity Day Spa

Indulge yourself in a Day Spa experience with Devine Serenity in Scarborough. Their aim is to create a serene environment that is free of friction and stress and focused instead on fluid calming energy.

Devine Serenity are a beauty salon and day spa who offer personalised professional service in a safe environment, with honesty, integrity and warmth. Services offered include massage, facials and skincare, waxing and beauty treatments.

Check out their great beauty packages which include Devine Bliss, The Eyes Have It and Expressions of Love starting from $89.00.

They also provide hot and cold cafe beverages, and snacks for you to enjoy at your leisure, with your comfort always in mind.

For more information on their full range of beauty services visit Devine Serenity. Phone 0401 028686.

Devine Serenity are located on the upper floor, 95 Scarborough Ave, Scarborough.

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Fun & Festivity @ Redcliffe Festival

Where: Redcliffe Peninsula

When:  27 August to 11 September 2016

This year’s Redcliffe Festival is going to be bigger and better than ever with events spread throughout the Redcliffe Peninsula over three massive weekends.

The Festival will boast a dynamic program of free and ticketed family-friendly events, a stunning array of musical entertainment, the largest fireworks display in the Moreton Bay Region, and the ultimate kids weekend at KiteFest 2016.

So here’s a week to week overview of what’s on offer at the Festival:

Week One Kitefest

When: Sat 27 & Sun 28 August

Where: Pelican Park, Hornibrook Esplanade, Clontarf

Events include:

  • In The Sky – featuring kite flyers from around the world
  • Kitefest Main Stage – kids will be thrilled with both Minions and Marvel LIVE on stage.
  • Bubble Nation – create your own giant bubbles
  • Ocean Zone – Big Air Kite Show
  • Kitefest Karnival – featuring a host of rides
  • Kitefest Kidz – a colourful, fun-filled zone for children aged 0-10 years old
  • Roving Performers
  • Kitefest Food, Drinks & Markets

Week Two Scarborough Sounds

When: Sun 4 September

Where: Scarborough Park, Landsborough Ave, Scarborough

Scarborough Sounds is back in 2016, bringing a bolstered program of amazing musical talent. Best of all, the event is FREE to attend.

The program includes:

  • Hot Potato Band
  • Thomas Armstrong-Robley & Suited To You
  • Parasol featuring Frankie Smart
  • Soulstice

Week Three Jetty Fiesta

When: Sat 10 & Sun 11 September

Where: Redliffe Parade, Redcliffe

This free event will feature stage entertainment, spectacular light displays, Island-inspired acts, beach performances, fire-twirling and the BIGGEST fireworks display.

Wander through the twilight markets and food stalls or enjoy dinner at a local restaurant soaking up the cool beach style atmosphere. There is something for everyone at this year’s Jetty Fiesta!

For more information and a full program of events visit Redcliffe Festival

Scarborough Beach Resort is located on Landsborough Avenue adjacent to Scarborough Park and is only 2.5 Kms from Redcliffe.

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Wicked @ Redcliffe Cultural Centre

You will be spellbound with Redcliffe Musical Theatre’s upcoming production of Wicked from 29 July to 14 August.

Wicked tells the incredible untold story of the witches of Oz. Long before Dorothy dropped in, two other girls meet in the land of Oz and formed an unlikely but profound friendship: the blonde and very popular Glinda and a misunderstood green girl named Elphaba. Their extraordinary adventures in Oz will test their friendship to the limit and ultimately see them fulfil their destinies as Glinda The Good and the Wicked Witch of the West.

This awe-inspiring, spectacular and gravity-defying show has been playing on Broadway since 2003 and is now coming to Redcliffe Cultural Centre.

Tickets are Adult: $54.90, Concession: $44.90, Family: $179.60

For show times and tickets visit Redcliffe Cultural Centre

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Beach Yoga Redcliffe

Beach yoga by Simply Yoga on the beautiful Suttons beach in Redcliffe is the perfect way to relax during your stay at Scarborough Beach.

Your teacher is Monica Batiste who has been teaching yoga since 2004 and has been working in the fitness industry since 1986. Her background is in personal training, aerobics, nutrition and weight loss counselling. The style of yoga taught is Yoga Rhythms which is a Hatha style of yoga.

No experience is necessary as Simply Yoga caters for all fitness levels and ages.There are easy postures for beginners, and more advanced postures for when your body has improved in strength and flexibility.

All classes are held at Suttons beach, Margate, Redcliffe (Southern lawn-near Pilpel by the Sea restaurant)
Times: Monday 8.45 am, Tuesday 6am, Thursday 8.45am, Friday 6am, Saturday 7.30am

Cost:  $10 per class or $20 per week

Phone:  Monica at Simply Yoga on 0409 052768.

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Brad’s Burger Bar

For a good old fashioned burger step on in to Brad’s Burger Bar conveniently located at 1/85 Landsborough Parade, Scarborough.

Select from their extensive menu for tasty breakfast fare, gourmet burgers, sandwiches and wraps and hot and cold drinks.

Try a Tex Mex, Asian Pork Burger, Peri Peri Chicken Burger, Veggie Burger or just a plain old burger with the works!

Brad’s Burger Bar is open for breakfast and lunch 7 days a week and is located on the Scarborough Waterfront, offering glorious water views.

Phone: (07 3880 0019

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Scarborough Beach Location

Scarborough Beach in itself is a fantastic location for a getaway; right on the beach, with a great kids park next door and many fabulous cafes, restaurants and things to do.

We are also in a convenient and central location that allows you to access many great Queensland attractions and destinations in just a short drive. So when holidaying at Scarborough Beach Resort you have the option of exploring much of South East Queensland.

Here are some of the destinations you could visit from Scarborough Beach Resort (times are approximate depending on traffic conditions):

  • Brisbane Entertainment Centre: 20-25 minutes
    Catch the best international acts and shows; upcoming acts include Disney on Ice, Ice Hockey Classic, PBR: Last Cowboy Standing, Carl Barron, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Andre Rieu, and many many more!
  • Brisbane: 45 minutes
    There’s so much to do in Brisbane – hit Queen Street Mall or Edward Street for high-end shopping, visit the cultural precinct of South Bank, enjoy a coffee in the trendy area of Fortitude Valley, let the kids loose in the botanical gardens or book a cruise down the Brisbane River … to name a few things you could do.
  • Glass House Mountains: 45 minutes
    Enjoy a day embracing nature; there’s walking trails, bike paths, drives, parks and playgrounds, lookouts and more to explore.
  • Australia Zoo: 45 minutes
    Visit the home of the crocodile hunter and explore this great zoo with animal shows, exhibits and tours on offer. Some highlights include The Crocoseum, the African Savannah and Tiger Temple.
  • Sunshine Coast: 60mins
    Beautiful beaches, the Big Pineapple, Aussie World, Eumundi markets and so much more to discover on the Sunshine Coast.
  • Gold Coast Theme Parks: 60mins
    Dreamworld, WhiteWater World, Movie World, Wet ‘n’ Wild, Australian Outback Spectacular … enjoy a day of adrenalin packed fun on the Gold Coast!
  • Gold Coast: 90mins
    Take a day trip and visit the beaches and attractions of Surfers Paradise, Broadbeach, Burleigh Heads and more!

With all of these great attractions and destinations all less than 1.5 hours from our doorstep, Scarborough Beach Resort is the perfect option for a South East Queensland holiday. Book today!!!