Scoot Burleigh Pro 2015



Surfing Queensland recently announced the reintroduction of an ASP Qualifying Series (QS) event to take place at Burleigh Heads.

Presented by Vissia, the event is a World Surf League (WSL) QS 1000-rated men's and women's event. Burleigh Heads is well known as a world-class surf break, and some of the best surfers in the world will benefit from the event as a warm-up for the Gold Coast Quiksilver and Roxy Pro contests.

Scoot Burleigh Pro 2015 also gives local surfers a fantastic opportunity to compete against some of the worlds best, and the chance to win with $15,000 up for the taking.

January 30 to February 1, 2015 at Burleigh Heads.

San Simeon Absolute Beachfront Apartments are located in nearby Tugun, book your Gold Coast accommodation today and enjoy our beachfront position, resort style facilities and the convenience of your own self-contained apartment on the Gold Coast.

Happy New Year




Wishing you a safe and happy New Year. 

We hope to welcome you to San Simeon Apartments in 2015.

Merry Christmas



Wishing you all a very 


We hope that you have a safe and joyous season.

from the staff and management,

San Simeon Absolute Beachfront Apartments

Gold Coast Summer fun at San Simeon



San Simeon Absolute Beachfront Apartments are your perfect choice of accommodation for a summer getaway on the Gold Coast.

Located on the beautiful Southern Gold Coast, San Simeon, enjoys an absolute beachfront location - no roads to cross - we're just steps to the golden sands on Tugun Beach.

Take an early morning dip in the ocean, laze around the pool all day, go for an evening stroll along the beach, or head out and explore the Gold Coast - the choice is yours, to do as little or as much as you like.

Our Gold Coast apartment accommodation includes the choice of 1 or 2 bedroom, standard or superior apartments. Every apartment enjoys ocean views, and each apartment comes fully self-contained with a kitchen, laundry, free wireless internet (limits apply) and more.

On top of the absolute beachfront location, our accommodation on the Gold Coast also boasts a beachfront pool and spa, roof top sauna and spa for adults, full size tennis court, beachside BBQs, tour desk and more.

Prepare a meal in your fully-equipped kitchen, enjoy an outside BBQ by the beach or take a stroll into Tugun Village and dine at one of the great cafes and restaurants, including; Luna Rossa Italian, Crazy Bull Mexican, Kahani Indian and more.

There's still plenty of summer left (and the Gold Coast traditionally enjoys a long summer)! So book your Gold Coast getaway at San Simeon Absolute Beachfront Apartments today!

New Years Eve Coolangatta



Head to Coolangatta/Kirra this New Years Eve to ring in the new year and celebrate with two fireworks displays. The first fireworks will go off at the family friendly time of 9pm, followed by the second at midnight! 

Coolangatta and Kirra both provide plenty of restaurants, cafes, bars and night spots for your Gold Coast dining and entertainment needs. 

Kirra and Coolangatta restaurants and bars:

Burger Lounge, Kirramisu Cafe and Restaurant, Cafe Ambience Kirra, Top Noodle, O-Sushi, Burger me Fresh, GG's Cafe, Bellakai, Bread x Butter, Cafe Dbar, Coolangatta Sands Hotel, Earth 'n' Sea, Coolangatta Surf Club, Kirra Beach Hotel and more!

Or perhaps you'd like to stay close to your accommodation at San Simeon Absolute Beachfront Apartments and dine at a Tugun restaurant, here are just some you can choose from:

Groove Cafe, Crazy Bull, Kahani Indian Restaurant, Loren Food and Wine, Tugun Surf Club, Luna Rossa, and Sala Thai.

Contact individual restaurants for dining bookings.


Cooly Rocks On!



Take a ride back in time to Australia's biggest 50s and 60s nostalgia festival! Cooly Rocks On!

The dates for 2015 have been set and will provide two huge weeks of entertainment from the 29th of May to the 8th of June.

This annual event boasts over 2kms of Rock n' Roll, Rockabilly, Swing music and more than 1,000 hot rods, customs cars and vintage classics lining the beachfront of Coolangatta and Tweed Heads.

Visitors can meander though over one hundred retro market stalls and one hundred craft stalls, you can also enjoy vintaged style food from the era.

The Grand Finale weekend is so big that they close down the streets to make way for the outdoor stages, street parades, shows and more. Don't miss this popular event that attracts more than 100,000 people every year! For more information visit Cooly Rocks On!

Book Southern Gold Coast accommodation staying at San Simeon Absolute Beachfront Apartments in Tugun. Just 10 minutes by car, or 15 minutes by bus into Coolangatta.

Quicksilver Pro and Roxy Pro



Every year the top male and female surfers in the world converge on the Gold Coast for the opening leg of the ASP World Championship Tour, the Quicksilver Pro and Roxy Pro.

In 2015 the event dates have been set for commencing on the 27th of Feb and wrapping up by the 11th of March. The event allows for lay days, as they only surf when the conditions are good - so exact dates of surfing can't be promised.

Best book accommodation for the entire period and enjoy a Gold Coast holiday of surf, sun and sand! This Gold Coast event is suitable for the whole family. Don't miss it!

For more information please visit the ASP World Tour website. 

Book accommodation on the Southern Gold Coast staying at San Simeon Absolute Beachfront Apartments in Tugun, just a short 12 minute drive by car or approximately 25 minutes by bus with buses running regularly during the day. 

AquaSplash Gold Coast



AquaSplash Gold Coast is a seasonal water themed park that launched on the Gold Coast last summer.

At AquaSplash children as young as one can join in the fun with a 'MiniSplash' zone. Children 1-9 years can enjoy MiniSplash, but those aged 1-4 years must be accompanied by an adult.

AquaSplash is accessible for those over the age of 5, children 5-9 need to be with an adult.

Admission to MiniSplash includes induction training, life jacket and 45 minutes on the attraction.

AquaSplash tickets include induction training, life jacket, 50 minutes in the aqua park and the iceberg challenge.

For ticket prices and more information please visit the AquaSplash Gold Coast website.

AquaSplash is located on the Broadwater in Southport,  approximately a 30 minute drive from our beachfront Gold Coast accommodation in Tugun.

Image: AquaSplash Website

Carnaval Drumming Samba Blisstas



Are you looking for something unique and vibrant to do on your Gold Coast holiday? Tugun is home to the only Samba-Blisstas Carnaval Drumming location on the southern end of the Gold Coast! Why not book in for a class next time you stay at San Simeon Absolute Beachfront Apartments?

'The Samba-Blisstas are a 20-45 piece extravaganza of art on the move, based on the East coast of Australia.' Carvaval Drumming was inspired by the Brazilian form of samba street percussion. Originating in Perth, Paul Barret (musical director and founder) moved to the East coast in 2003 and has been creating community Samba teams since. 

Weekly classes are held at the Tugun Community Centre from 7:30pm to 9pm each Wednesday. Bookings are essential.

For more information visit Carnaval Drumming.

Book Gold Coast accommodation staying in Tugun at the San Simeon Absolute Beachfront Apartments.

Learn to Surf Gold Coast



Summer is almost here and it's a great time to enjoy the Gold Coast for the beautiful beaches that it's famous for ...

Learn to surf at nearby Currumbin Alley which is not only a strikingly beautiful area, it's also regarded as a safe location for learning to surf. Depending on the learners level, classes can be structured to stay in nice and close to shore, or for the more experienced; head out the back to catch unbroken waves.

One of the surf companies that offer surfing lessons at Currumbin Alley is 'Surfing Services Australia'.

Lessons include a special soft surfboard, lycra shirts (rashes), sunscreen, wax and wetsuits if required. So all you need to bring are your swimmers/boardshorts, towel, and a drink of water.

The coaches are all accredited, holding first aid, blue cards and bronze medallion/surf rescue certifications. The Gold Coast City Council lifeguards also patrol at this beach.

For more information head to Learn to Surf Currumbin.

Book your accommodation on the Gold Coast staying at San Simeon Absolute Beachfront Apartments. Located on the beach, no roads to cross, you can enjoy our amazing Gold Coast beaches just steps from your apartment.

Location is everything...