Coolum on the Sunshine Coast is popular for its laid-back, seaside vibe. Its main attraction of course is its beautiful beach. It boasts terrific surf and is ideal for a family day out.
Coolum Surfing School offers lessons to all ages and levels of ability. It’s run by locals Chris and Genevieve Kendall. Chris has been surfing at Coolum since he was a child, and now loves nothing more than sharing his passion for the surf. Lessons include a 2-hour beginner lesson and a 90-minute private lesson. Chris and Genevieve also operate the nearby surf shop, Coolum Boardroom, where shoppers can rent and hire surfing gear.
A popular hangout for locals and visitors is The Caf Coolum. It’s open from 6:30 am till 4 pm, seven days a week. It offers a delicious menu stocked with local ingredients. It was created 19 years ago by husband and wife, Di and Simon Stevenson.
For more inspiration on your next Sunshine Coast escape, go online to sunshinecoastforreal.com