A merehour’s drive from the state capital of Brisbane, lies the beautiful Maroochydore. Claiming twenty five kilometres of the Pacific Coast’s unspoiled, sandy beaches, several thousand hectares of parklandintricately woven with waterways;it isa vacation paradise for visitors to Queensland. If you are looking for accommodation, Sunshine Coast offers a wide variety of options to all types of traveller. The Oaks Seaforth Resort is popular choice for both families and couples.

Despite the majority of tourists being beach goers and nature lovers, Maroochydoreis an up and coming urban centre. It is also home to The Sunshine Plaza. The shopping centre which opened in 1994 is the largest on the Sunshine Coast. The Plaza’s most unique feature is its idyllic setting on the banks of Cornmeal Creek. Here, visitors are welcome to stroll along the River walk and take in the spectacular views or sit down to a meal at one of the many eateries overlooking the water.

The complex plays host to well known brands like Best & Less, Coles, Dick Smith, Myer, Target, Foot Locker, Just Jeans,Toys R Us and many more. You will also find a twelve screen Birch Carroll & Coyle cinemaif watching a movie after a day at the beach is what catches your fancy. You can also choose from a selection of cuisines from Japanese at Cherry Blossom Tree to Mexican at Mad Mexor grab something on the go from Boost Juice or Donut King. The Sunshine Plaza also offers convenient access to ATMs, banks, pharmacies, news agencies, a post office or just a reason to escape from the warm tropical heat.

Chandrishan Williams is a travel writer who writes under the pen name, Caleb Falcon. He specializes in writing content based on the many exciting world adventures that await intrepid travellers. Google+