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Accommodation for The “2013 Caloundra City Bowls Carnival”

The 2013 Caloundra City Bowls Carnival will be held 15th July – 26th July 2013.  The Carnival is presented by the Caloundra Bowls Club, Club Kawana & Pelican Waters Bowls Club.

Portobello By The Sea offers One, Two & Three Bedroom apartments and is an ideal location with the patrolled beach across the road, local cafes, restaurants, supermarket and shops all at your doorstep.

Portobello By The Sea is located mid way between the Caloundra Bowls Club and the Kawana Bowls Club making it an ideal central location.

So for the perfect Caloundra accommodation near the “Caloundra City Bowls Carnival” stay at Portobello By The Sea.

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Tough Mudder Sunshine Coast

Doing Tough Mudder Sunshine Coast and looking for accommodation in Caloundra?  Look no further than Portobello By The Sea at Dicky Beach, Caloundra.  Situated a short drive from this Caloundra Event, it’s the perfect place to recharge your batteries after the gruelling event.

Designed by British Special Forces Tough Mudder is sure to test your strength, mental grit and stamina in what will be one of the toughest obstacle courses you will ever do. Mud, mud and more mud and not to mention some fire, ice-water, 10,000 volts of electricity and 3metre walls to climb, Tough Mudder Sunshine Coast has it all.  Click “HERE” to view what it’s all about.

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At Portobello By The Sea on the Sunshine Coast we have One, Two & Three Bedroom Apartments, located across the road from the Beach and adjacent to a variety of shops including 2 good old fish & chip shops, Smilers Café, Relax At Dicky’s Café & Takeaway, Super IGA Supermarket, Butcher, Hot Bread, BWS Bottle Shop, Surf Shop, Table Manners Restaurant, Japanese Restaurant, Newsagent and the Dicky Beach Surf Club.

After completing Tough Mudder Sunshine Coast  you can rest your weary and muddy body at Portobello By The Sea where you have everything you need right at your doorstop.  Can’t get the mud off then just jump into the ocean, just across the road and patrolled all year round.

Come on all you Tough Mudder’s make a weekend out of it and stay at Portobello By The Sea.  Book your Caloundra Accommodation for Tough Mudder Sunshine Coast 2014!!


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Accommodation near Nitro Circus Sunshine Coast

Nitro Circus” one of the worlds craziest bunch of dare devils is set to perform on the Sunshine Coast on the 18th May 2013.  Portobello By The Sea offers great Sunshine Coast Accommodation near this amazing event.

Purchase tickets on line at TicketDirect – on Sale Now!!  Nitro Circus will be performing at Stockland Park here on the Sunshine Coast, near Portobello By The Sea.

Nitro Circus have just finished performing to a sell out crowd in Las Vegas and are going to hit our shores with a fantastic line up of adrenalin addicted performers, ready to wow the crowd.

Book your Sunshine Coast Accommodation now at Portobello By The Sea and see for yourself why it’s the “Perfect Place To Stay”.


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Accommodation near “Caloundra Music Festival”

Now moved to the Queens Birthday long weekend from the 28th – 30th September, it’s time to start thinking about your sunshine coast accommodation during the Festival.  Portobello By The Sea is the perfect place to stay.  Have fun during the day, listen to some fantastic bands perform at night, and then come back to Portobello By The Sea for some peace & quiet away from all the hustle & bustle of the festival.

Portobello By The Sea is located a 5 minute drive or 10 min bus trip away from the Caloundra Music Festival, so getting there is easy!!

With some fantastic healine acts including The Living End, John Butler Trio and Cat Empire the Caloundra Music Festival is sure to be a fantastic weekend of entertainment.

So, for some accommodation near the Caloundra Music Festival stay at Portobello By The Sea.  “BOOK NOW” before you miss out!!!

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Accommodation near Cold Chisel Concert Sunshine Coast

“Cold Chisel” one of our most iconic bands and is set to tour on the Sunshine Coast on the 29th October 2011. Portobello By The Sea offers great Sunshine Coast accommodation near this great concert event.

Purchase tickets on line at Ticketek- hurry so you don’t miss out!! Cold Chisel will be performing at Stockland Park here on the Sunshine Coast, near Portobello By The Sea.

33 years on after the release of the famous “Khe Sanh”  they’re still belting out some great rock hits.  The “Light The Nitro Tour” kicks off in October and we all very excited that they’re performing here at Stockland Park at Kawana.  Light The Nitro Tour is headlined to be Cold Chisels` biggest tour in 30 years.

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What better excuse to head up to Portobello By The Sea for the weekend and enjoy the concert on Saturday night.  Portobello By The Sea is a short drive from Stockland Park or if you don’t want to drive just jump on the bus.

Enjoy 4 star Caloundra Holiday Accommodation which features spacious, fully self contained 1,2 or 3 bedroom apartments with sunny balconies or decks, close to a patrolled beach and local shops.  Enjoy the heated lagoon style pool and bbq’s.

Book your tickets today for the Sunshine Coast Cold Chisel concert and your accommodation for this great event at Portobello By The Sea.

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Win a Sunshine Coast Holiday

Have you seen the latest promotion from Sunshine Coast Destination – “Spin & Win a Sunshine Coast Holiday”. It’s too easy, just go to and click on the SPIN logo for your chance to win a holiday at the Sunshine Coast.  There are amazing daily prizes being won, as well as the major prize draw which is a Sunshine Coast holiday to the value of $15,000.

Fantastic Hot Deals on the Sunshine Coast

You could Spin & Win a Sunshine Coast holiday. There are 40 holidays to give away with over $80,000 in prizes and stacks of fantastic Hot Deals.  Not only are they giving away a holiday a day, there are also some pretty amazing deals being offered including a Stay 5 Pay 4 offer at Portobello By The Sea, a great family holiday.  So go to the website and check out these amazing deals.

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"Romantic Getaway"

Looking for that Romantic Getaway, why not book a Sunshine Coast Holiday at Portobello By The Sea.

Portobello By The Sea has a great Romantic Getaway Package available. Enjoy 2 nights accommodation in a One Bedroom Deluxe/Spa Apartment. On arrival you will receive a Bottle of Champagne and a “Pure Essence Gift Bag”. The gift bag includes a travel size Conditioner, Body Wash, Hand & Body Lotion, Loofah, Organic Home Made Soap all in a convenient Travel Bag. Also included in your Romantic Getaway is a leisurely 1pm check out on the day of your departure. Please see our “Special Packages” page on our website to book this fabulous Sunshine Coast Holiday.

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Portobello By The Sea is situated on the beautiful Dicky Beach in Caloundra Sunshine Coast Queensland, only 1 hr north of Brisbane.  These Spa Holiday Apartments at Portobello By The Sea are perfectly designed for that Romantic Getaway.  Enjoy a glass of champagne on your sunny deck overlooking the beautiful  tropical gardens and swimming pool.

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Caloundra Music Festival October 2011 Accommodation Specials

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Looking for Caloundra  Holiday Accommodation during the Caloundra Music Festival?  Look no further!

Well, it’s almost time again to enjoy some of the best music line ups to come to the Sunshine Coast at the Caloundra Music Festival and at the same time enjoy a family holiday at Caloundra.  This year the Caloundra Music Festival will be held over the weekend of the 7th to 9th October 2011.

Caloundra, on Queensland’s magnificent Sunshine Coast, is the home of this much anticipated Music Festival.  With a diverse line up of Australian & International acts, this festival is sure to entertain you whilst on holidays in Caloundra.

Ideal for the family holiday in Caloundra, the festival also features a beach-side carnival, a colourful street parade, markets, buskers and free children’s entertainment.

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The Caloundra Music Festival is definitely about music, but it’s also a family friendly community event celebrating our environment, lifestyle and community pride.

During this Sunshine Coast weekend, make sure you get to Kings Beach and it’s surrounds to enjoy the activity and music.  Some of the venues offer free music making this a cheap Caloundra family holiday.

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Portobello By The Sea is just a short drive away from Kings Beach, the ideal accommodation during the Caloundra Music Festival as it’s close enough to the event but far enough away when you need a break.  Check our website for some great Caloundra Holiday Specials available during the Caloundra Music Festival. Enjoy 1,2 or 3 bedroom fully self contained apartments set in tropical landscaped grounds at Dicky Beach, a short drive from both Caloundra and Kings Beach.

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Family Holiday Accommodation in Caloundra

For a cheap family holiday on the Sunshine Coast you can’t go past the Sunshine Coast`s best kept secret, Portobello By The Sea. Located on the beautiful Dicky Beach, Portobello By The Sea is a 4 star resort offering One, Two & Three Bedroom apartments.

Your Sunshine Coast accommodation at Portobello By The Sea, Caloundra is perfect for a family holiday.  With everything at your doorstep, just park the car and enjoy your family holiday.

Our fabulous Two & Three Bedroom apartments have everything that you need to make your stay both enjoyable and memorable.  The apartments are fully self contained and all the linen is provided. These family apartments are spacious, modern and all have separate ensuites off the main bedrooms.

Sunshine Coast Attractions

During the June / July school holidays the Sunshine Coast becomes the perfect place to escape to.  The warm winter months means that you can still enjoy all the outdoor activities on offer on the Sunshine Coast. 

Some of the many attractions here on the Sunshine Coast include:

  •   A day out at Australia Zoo, who knows you might just be lucky enough to see Bindi & Bob perform.
  •  Looking for action, then you can’t go past the Big Kart Track, with 50 new faster karts for mum & dad and some little karts for the kids.
  • Walk along the picturesque Caloundra Coastal Path from Golden Beach to Point Cartwright or take the kids on a bike ride along the paths.
  •   Learn to Surf at some of the best beach breaks on the Sunshine Coast just a quick stroll from your Sunshine Coast Accommodation at Portobello By The Sea.
  • No Sunshine Coast Holiday with kids would be complete without a visit to Underwater World. See the 2.5 million litre Oceanarium Tunnel, swim with the seals and dive with the sharks.  Well maybe mum & dad can swim with the sharks.

Check out our great Caloundra holiday specials and we look forward to seeing you soon for a great family holiday at Caloundra staying at Portobello By The Sea….the Sunshine Coast’s best kept secret.


Rock-2-Rock Ocean Classic

The Rock-2-Rock Ocean Classic is set to be the finest ocean water swim at Dicky Beach on the Sunshine Coast of Queensland.

Dicky Beach is renowned for its clean surf breaks, long sandy beach and the wreck of SS Dicky. Entrants should prepare themselves for the ultimate challenge.

The swimmers will enter the prestine water just south of the infamous SS Dicky. Entrants will then head north to the rocks off Ann Street before they track back to Neil Street rocks. Finally, the entrants will return to the start line to conclude this testing race.

Entrants are eligible to either enter the 1km or 2km open swim competition. Average water tempreature for this time of the year is 23 degrees.

Spectators welcome!