Oaks Oasis Resort, Sunshine Coast | The Review
Oaks Oasis Resort is located in Caloundra, at the southern end of the Sunshine Coast. At just an hour’s drive north of Brisbane, it is close enough for a lovely weekend getaway, and yet action-packed enough to stay for a long family holiday.
The fully refurbished hotel is set within lush, tropical grounds, with an array of fun facilities and activities for everyone and just a short stroll from the beaches, cafes, restaurants and boutique shops that make this destination a perfect getaway for families!
Water play at Oaks Oasis
Kids will go wild for the on-site waterpark at Oaks Oasis! The 500m2 multi-level water play park is a brightly coloured wonderland of water fun! There are twin slides for racing and tunnel slides that spiral down. There are tipping buckets, fountains, sprays and showers, as well as other interactive, fun activities, all located within a splash pool that’s the perfect depth for kids.
What’s more, the water park is fully heated so kids can play for hours without getting cold. The area is also fully fenced for peace of mind. Plus it features plenty of sun loungers, seating and picnic tables, as well as shady areas for taking a break or enjoying some refreshments from the snack bar.
On top of that, there is also a central tropical lagoon pool, which is the perfect temperature for playing in all day. It features a heavenly heated spa and is located next to the sports bar, so you can even relax with a drink on the poolside deck. The pool area also has long opening hours, so it can be enjoyed from morning to night!
Other facilities at Oaks Oasis
Oaks Oasis Resort also has a whole range of other facilities for the whole family to enjoy. There is a shaded children’s playground with climbing equipment and slides. There is also a beach volleyball court and a floodlit tennis court.
Bicycles are available to hire from reception, as well as a range of free sporting equipment, including putters and golf balls for the putting green.
Also, coming in early 2016 is a brand new Adventure Zone to make this resort even more awesome for kids (and big kids)! This will be an interactive, open-air zone featuring a climbing frame, huge jumping pillow, sandpit and an 18-hole putt-putt golf course!
Local attractions near Oaks Oasis Resort
The location of Oaks Oasis Resort really is second-to-none. There are Caloundra’s wide range of excellent shops, cafes and restaurants within a five-minute walk, with many local amenities right on the doorstep. The resort is just over the road from Golden Beach, and just a short stroll around the headland to Bulcock Beach and Kings Beach beyond.
There are also all the attractions of the Sunshine Coast within a short drive, including Australia Zoo, Underwater World, Aussie World and other awesome beaches along this stunning section coast. Whether you stay at the resort or head out for day trips, you won’t run out of fun things to do!
Dining at Oaks Oasis
Oaks Oasis Resort is serviced by an on-site restaurant and sports bar. Reflections Restaurant is set in the centre of the resort and is surrounded by a beautiful lake, so you can enjoy a family meal overlooking the lilies to the lovely sound of the water features. The restaurant features a new menu, which is a celebration of the region, with locally sourced seafood, meat and breads. It is fresh, local and unpretentious, very reasonably priced . . . and filling! There are plenty of kids’ options and delicious desserts too. The breakfast is a full buffet, including cereals, toast, fresh fruit and yoghurt, yummy pastries and everything you could want for a full cooked breakfast.
At the Sports Bar, you can enjoy bar plates and a range of beverages, including a range of cocktails. It is a great place to relax with a drink on the deck overlooking the tropical pool.
Accommodation options at Oaks Oasis
The accommodation at Oaks Oasis Resort is beautifully modern, clean and inviting, with all the room features you could want and need, from reverse cycle air-conditioning and ironing equipment to cable TV and free Internet access each day. Plus, there are many accommodation options to suit every family and budget, including:
- Executive Family — A hotel room for 4 people, with tea and coffee making facilities and small fridge.
- 1 Bedroom Executive — A one-bedroom apartment for up to 3 people, with kitchenette and balcony with garden views.
- 2 Bedroom Dual-key Apartment — A two-bedroom dual-key apartment (made up of a studio room and 1 bedroom apartment with interconnecting door) for up to 5 people, with kitchenette and balcony or courtyard with garden views.
- 2 Bedroom Apartment — A two-bedroom apartment for up to 4 people, with kitchenette and balcony with garden views.
- 2 Bedroom Villa — A spacious, two-level two-bedroom villa for up to 5 people, with full kitchen and laundry facilities, balcony with garden views and private carport.
- 3 Bedroom Villa — Coming soon! A spacious, two-level three-bedroom villa for up to 7 people, with full kitchen and laundry facilities, two bathrooms, balcony with garden views and private carport.
For more information, or to make a booking, visit oakshotelsresorts.com/oaksoasis. Oaks Oasis Resort is located on the corner of North Street and Landsborough Parade, Caloundra.