Tugun Surf Life Saving Club



 Tugun Surf Life Saving Club is the perfect location to enjoy a cold beverage, great meal and stunning views over the beach.

Menu options include seafood marinara, slow cooked lamb shanks, seafood basket, and vegetarian risotto. There is a menu for the little nippers too with always popular kids favourites like spaghetti bolognaise and fish and chips.

Don’t forget to leave room for dessert … how does caramel sin cake, chocolate profiteroles or pavlova sound?

The restaurant is open weekdays for lunch to 12-2pm and weekends from 11:30am-2:30pm. It’s also open for dinner from 5:30pm closing at 8:00pm Sunday to Thursday and 8:30pm on Friday and Saturday.

For more information visit http://www.tugunslsc.com.au/

The Tugun SLSC is just a 10 minute walk or 2 minute drive from San Simeon Absolute Beachfront Apartments. http://www.sansimeon.com.au/

Day Trip to: Byron Bay



San Simeon Absolute Beachfront Apartments are perfectly situated to discover all that the Gold Coast and surrounding regions have to offer.

About a one hour drive south of Tugun you’ll find the beautiful and unique destination of Byron Bay.

There is much to do and see in the area, here are just a few tips for your day trip:

Cape Byron Lighthouse - built in 1901 and stands on the most easterly point of the Australian mainland. The view over the ocean from the lighthouse is spectacular.

Johnson Street - here and in surrounding streets you’ll find a treasure trove of gift stores and boutiques to impress. Or grab a bite to eat and a coffee and watch the world go by.

Byron Bay Cookie Company – stop into the Byron Bay Bakehouse Outlet Store and stock up on your favourites!

Book your accommodation at the ideally located San Simeon Absolute Beachfront Apartments in Tugun. http://www.sansimeon.com.au/2?tugun-apartments

October Fright Nights at Movie World!



Fright Nights will take over Movie World this month with select Friday and Saturday nights set to add a new dimension of thrill for visitors.

The walking dead will come alive in terrifying shows such as ‘Thriller Dance’ and ‘Vampire Burlesque’!

Enter a chamber of horrors and see if you can get out before the undead get you! With 4 horrifying mazes including ‘Phsycho 3D Maze’ where hungry ghouls are luring around every corner!

Experience some of your favourite rides at night! Justice League, Arkham Asylum and Scooby-Doo Spooky Coaster to name a few!

Visit the Movie World website for dates and details! http://www.movieworld.com.au/fright-nights.aspx




Australia’s global sensation, Dein Perry’s TAP DOGS, is returning home and coming to Jupiters Casino!

TAP DOGS has won over 11 major international awards, and been seen by over 12 million people worldwide.

The show is part theatre, part rock concert and part construction site, with dynamic cast of dancers and musicians injecting raw power and passion into the ultimate visual stage show spectacular!

The 80 minute show combines the strength and power of workmen with the precision and talent of tap dancing.

Commencing November 9th Tap Dogs will perform at Jupiters Theatre for 16 weeks, check the Jupiters Casino website for performance days and times.

If you haven’t caught the Jabbawockeez show yet, don’t worry, this awe inspiring performance has been extended until November 1st!

For your accommodation needs come stay with us at beautiful Tugun Beach http://www.sansimeon.com.au/

Tropical Fruit World



Looking for somewhere unique to take the kids these school holidays?

Tropical Fruit World is home of the world’s largest variety of tropical fruit! Attractions include the ‘Miracle Fruit show’ where visitors get to taste fresh in season fruit, a ‘Fauna Park’ where you can pat a friendly native animal, a number of ‘Rainforest Walks’, ‘Treasure Island’ where kids will find cubby houses, a flying fox, ball game equipment and a mini-golf course, a ‘jungle river cruise’ where you can feed the wild birds, and much more.

Don’t go home without visiting the ‘Rainforest Café’ where you can indulge in such delights as an ‘avocolada’ or a tropical parfait with a chocolate pudding fruit lamington!

For location, ticket prices, opening hours and more information visit http://www.tropicalfruitworld.com.au/

What's for dinner? Dining on the Southern Gold Coast



When staying at San Simeon Absolute Beachfront Apartments you have the choice of cooking in your fully equipped kitchen, enjoying a beachside BBQ or venturing out to eat.

With over 120 different food outlets, restaurants and cafe's, the Southern Gold Coast has a bunch of delicious options for every tastebud. You’ll find Mexican, Thai, Indian, Modern Australian and a whole lot more! With so many options to choose from, you might just have to stay a little longer and sample more of the yummy food on offer.

Not only do you have great food to choose from but the settings of many of these restaurants provide spectacular views, to create an experience you and your tastebuds will always remember!

Australian Outback Spectacular!



Come along and immerse yourself in some Australian history with the Australian Outback Spectacular ‘Spirit of the Horse!’

About one hour prior to the show the doors to the ‘Aussie Pub’ open where you can sit back and ‘whet your whistle’ with the opportunity to purchase a beverage during the pre-show entertainment. There is also the chance to take your photo with one of the canine stars of the show!

You’ll then enter the Arena and take your seat before being dazzled by the horsemanship, live music, sound and lighting of this $23 million show extravaganza which is accompanied by stunning orchestral pieces composed exclusively for the show, as well as popular country songs performed by the talented cast members.

During the show you’ll be treated to a 3 course Aussie BBQ dinner that starts out with a Home grown bush spinach and ricotta tart with camp fire roasted capsicum, bush tomato chutney and pesto infused oil.....followed by barbecue tenderloin beef steak with rich gravy, seasoned with Kakadu plum sauce and served with garden vegetables, then it’s finished off with traditional baked Pavlova with Queensland berries and country cream and Bush Billy Tea!

Vegetarians and those with special dietary needs are also catered for, just advise at the time of booking.

For more information visit http://outbackspectacular.myfun.com.au/.  For your accommodation needs visit http://www.sansimeon.com.au/specials

Gold Coast Show!



The largest community event held on the Gold Coast celebrates it’s 106th Show in 2012.

This year the Show will be held from Friday the 31st August to Sunday the 2nd September at Parklands Showgrounds, corner Smith Street and Parklands Drive Southport.

The Show is a great day out for all the family with a programme that includes a free circus, fireworks display, stage shows and roving entertainment, animal nursery and poultry, vintage cars, showbags, sideshows and rides … plus a whole lot more!

For more information, admission prices and opening times please visit http://www.goldcoastshow.com.au/

Tugun is situated just a short drive from Parklands Showground, so why not book your Gold Coast Show accommodation with us today! http://www.sansimeon.com.au/specials

Twin Towns entertainment and dining



If you’re looking for a little live entertainment while on the Southern Gold Coast, then check out Twin Towns. Boasting an entertainment line up with something for everyone. Here is a snapshot of upcoming events:

31 July – The Neil Diamond Super Hits Show
3 & 4 August – Michael Jackson History II
8 August – The Vegas Show Stoppers
10 & 11 August – Elvis to the Max

Twin Towns also features an impressive choice of restaurants including Signatures, Flames, Flame Tree Wok & Grill and Four Seasons.

Twin Towns Clubs & Resort is situated in Tweed Heads, just a short drive from San Simeon Absolute Beachfront Apartments in Tugun.

For more information on dining and entertainment visit http://www.twintowns.com.au/

To book accommodation at San Simeon visit our website http://www.sansimeon.com.au/specials

San Simeon facebook competitions



Want to be our next 'fan of the fortnight' and win a prize? All you have to do is 'like' our facebook page then either comment on, like or share a post on our facebook page! Easy!

The next draw closes July 17th at midday and you could win a $20 Kmart voucher!

Plus keep posted for details of our next 'fan of the fortnight' competition!  Visit our facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pages/San-Simeon-absolute-beachfront-Apartments/162744002917

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