Carlton Apartments has a sought-after position on Northcliffe Terrace in the heart of Surfers Paradise. Located just across the road from the rolling surf and soft white sand of the beach and only two minutes from Cavill Avenue, our holiday apartments Gold Coast are the ideal choice for anyone who wants to divide their break between the beach and soaking up the region’s finest shopping and dining experiences.

The beautiful National Parks of the hinterland are just a short drive back from the coast, while popular theme parks Sea World, Movie World and Dream World are all within easy reach by bus or car.

Sip champagne overlooking the ocean, learn to surf on one of Australia’s most iconic beaches, explore ancient networks of caves in the tranquil Queensland hinterland…

What’s nearby

Surfers Paradise Beach

3 min walk

SkyPoint Observation Deck

1 min walk

Cavill Avenue

6 min walk


7 min walk

Chevron Renaissance

13 min walk


Cavill Avenue, located just two minutes from the resort, is home to a great selection of international cafes, pubs, bistros and restaurants, with everything from authentic Italian to gourmet pacific seafood available to enjoy at reasonable prices.


Anyone who loves to shop will be kept busy exploring the countless boutiques and outlets in central Surfers Paradise, while other popular shopping destinations such as the Oasis Shopping Centre, Australia Fair and Pacific Fair are just a short bus ride away.


Carlton holiday accommodation Gold Coast is located just steps from the inviting soft white sands of Surfers Paradise Beach.




Natural Attractions

When you’ve had your fill of sand and sunshine, you can head into the cool shade of the hinterland to discover an ancient world of sprawling rainforests, hidden caves and lofty mountain top lookouts.



Theme Parks and Family Attractions

Queensland’s ‘coast with the most’ offers thrill seekers an impressive array of adventures at some of the country’s biggest and best theme parks. Venture into Dracula’s Haunted House, swim with sharks and dolphins at Sea World, try your hand at sky-diving or experience something completely different at quirky funhouse Infinity! See our Tours page for convenient online booking or chat to our friendly reception for more information.


From the North

Surfers Paradise is approximately 74 km (a 50 minute drive) south of Brisbane Airport. From the airport, travel south along the Pacific Highway, before taking the Smith Street motorway (10) Exit 66. Stay on this road until The Broadwater beach. Turn right into Marine Parade/Gold Coast Highway, continue approximately 7km and turn left into Clifford Street. Turn right into Northcliffe Terrace – the first driveway on the right is Carlton Apartments.

From the South

Surfers Paradise is approximately 25 km (a 30 minute drive) north of the Gold Coast Airport. From the airport, head north on the Gold Coast Highway, avoiding the Pacific Motorway exit. After approximately 30 minutes you will pass Jupiter’s Casino Gold Coast Convention Centre on the left. Cross into the right hand lane. Turn right at the fifth set of lights into Surfer’s Paradise Boulevard and continue until you reach the Q1 building. Turn right into Clifford Street then right into Northcliffe Terrace – the first driveway on the right is Carlton Apartments.