If you are shopping for real estate in Surfers Paradise and its surrounding neighbourhoods, you might want to check out the lovely suburb of Southport.
Located tantalisingly close to the beach, it offers a range of amenities which make it a perfect place to live and enjoy the best of the Australian sunshine.
Southport is home to a wide range of educational facilities, including Southport School and Keebra Park State High School, offering plenty of options for families with children.
It also boasts one of Queensland's top tertiary institutions in Griffith University.
Sport and leisure
You'll also want a bit of fun to go with the top class education available in Southport – so why not make the short trip across to SeaWorld at Main Beach?
With the world-famous recreation centre right on your doorstep, you'll be the envy of your friends across the country.
And for a bit of highbrow sport, you can take advantage of the lush greens at Southport Golf Club.
If you do want a bit of retail therapy in addition to the golden beaches at Southport, the Australia Fair Shopping Centre is the suburb's premier commercial hub.
There are also a number of smaller specialist shopping centres dotted around the area, such as the Southport Park Shopping Centre.