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Kickstart 2020 with These Summer Events Near Golden Sands

This January, at the peak of the summer season, the Gold Coast has a lineup of huge events that are all set to kickstart 2020 with a bang.

Bartercard Sail Paradise, Magic Millions Carnival and Queensland Tri Series are all returning this January, bringing with them an incredible atmosphere and the perfect excuse to escape to Queensland’s Gold Coast. To be in the heart of the action, book your ideal stay today from our range of beachfront Gold Coast holiday rentals.

At Golden Sands on the Beach, relax on Main Beach with a choice of modern two and three-bedroom apartments. Spacious and fully self-contained, our Main Beach accommodation offers all the comforts of home, complemented by breathtaking ocean views and a location that will put this summer’s biggest events at the tips of your fingers.

Here’s how you can jump into 2020 by booking with us:

Bartercard Sail Paradise 2020

Get a front seat to the Gold Coast’s biggest regatta with our location on Main Beach. Bartercard Sail Paradise 2020 will fire up the new year with four days of yacht racing and onshore entertainment, and there isn’t a better way to launch into Australia’s hottest season.

At the Southport Yacht Club Marina and along Main Beach Gold Coast, witness more than 60 boats in action across a thrilling program of performance racing and daily presentations. Set to bring in a diversity of cruising and grand prix yachts from all over Australia’s East Coast, Bartercard Sail Paradise is a nonstop offshore spectacle for both tourists and sailing enthusiasts, complete with an action-packed entertainment program that will take place at the Southport Yacht Club itself.

With our accommodation on Main Beach Parade, view the yachts just off the coast of Main Beach as they enter and exit the Southport Seaway! At Southport Yacht Club – a short walk away – visit the main hub of the regatta where there will be daily yacht presentations, trophy awards, live music and mouthwatering food in the Yacht Club’s award-winning restaurants.

Don’t miss it – Bartercard Sail Paradise 2020 will take over the coast on January 2.

Gold Coast Magic Millions 2020

In the midst of the regatta, Gold Coast Magic Millions kicks off at Aquis Park Gold Coast Turf Club – a world-famous horse racing carnival offering over a week of high-stakes horse racing and auctioning.

Held each summer, Magic Millions Carnival attracts more than 50,000 visitors to the Gold Coast for a mixture of top drawer equine events, including the Gold Coast Yearling Sale, the Pacific Fair Magic Millions Polo and The Star Gold Coast Magic Millions Raceday – all of which will take place just a stone’s throw from our Main Beach accommodation.

Gold Coast Magic Millions Carnival 2020 will start the action on the Turf Club racecourse with Aquis Raceday on January 4. Magic Millions Polo follows the next day at Doug Jennings Park Main Beach, continuing with the week-long annual thoroughbred auction in Bundall before the main event, Magic Millions Raceday, blows up at Gold Coast Turf Club with nine unmissable races, worth more than $10 million, on January 11.

For both casual and seasoned spectators, punters and racegoers, 2020 Magic Millions Carnival isn’t to be missed, with the full program taking place from January 3 to January 11.

Queensland Tri-Series Gold Coast

Queensland Tri Series – Queensland’s biggest triathlon event – will once again host its fifth round on the Gold Coast. Held over seven months in various locations across Queensland, Queensland Tri-Series invites the region’s triathletes to compete in a series of top-level triathlon events. This summer, don’t miss the opportunity to watch the action firsthand in Robina!

Within a 20-minute drive from Main Beach Gold Coast, visit Robina to spectate two back-to-back days of adrenaline-racing triathlon, comprising of Open Water Swim and the official Round 5 event of the Queensland Triathlon Series.

There will be 500m, 1000m and 1500m distances for the Open Water Swim, with Round 5 to feature a variety of events for this year’s Olympic, Sprint, Rackley Swimming Enticer and Kool Kids. Get ready to be a part of the action this summer on the weekend of January 11 and January 12.

Stay on Main Beach with Golden Sands Holiday Apartments

Be near Bartercard Sail Paradise, Magic Millions Carnival and Queensland Tri Series by booking one of our Main Beach Gold Coast holiday rentals at Golden Sands Resort. Offering a prime location on Main Beach – minutes from Southport Yacht Club with Bundall and Robina just a short drive away – you can be sure not to miss out on all the excitement in January.

Our beachfront holiday apartments offer two and three-bedroom options with your choice of north-east or south-east-facing ocean views. Each features a brightly furnished open-plan living area with a full kitchen, modern and fully self-contained with a comfortable Queen-sized bed and sliding door access to a large private balcony.

Enjoy Foxtel and free WiFi access during your stay, including laundry facilities inside your apartment. Onsite at Golden Sands on the Beach, take advantage of a selection of resort facilities, which include a heated swimming pool and spa, a guest gym, sauna, a full-size tennis court and more.

Save Today – Book Directly for January

For a thrilling Gold Coast holiday this summer during Bartercard Sail Paradise, Magic Millions Carnival and Queensland Tri Series, plan your stay on Main Beach with Golden Sands Gold Coast. By booking directly with us, you’ll get the best rates available on all our two and three bedroom Main Beach apartments, where a relaxing summer holiday will begin from the minute you arrive.

With our prime location, enjoy direct access to Main Beach, first-rate dining at Tedder Avenue plus driving distance to Surfers Paradise and the best Gold Coast attractions. Find more information and book securely today, visit Golden Sands on the Beach.