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Runaway Bay, QLD, Australia
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Bayview Waters Apartments
Bayview Waters Apartments
8.6 Excellent
Runaway Bay, QLD, Australia
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0.3 mi from city centre, Runaway Bay 
ExcellentBased on 276 reviews
8.6

Boasting a private beach and an outdoor pool, Bayview Waters Apartments is located in Gold Coast and provides comfortable accommodation. It also offers babysitting/child services, an express check-in and check-out feature and a tour desk.

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Cheapest month:September
Most expensive month:October
Average price in Runaway Bay:£130/night
Absolute cheapest price found:£66/night
Cheapest day:Thursday
Most expensive day:Friday
£66 - £292
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
£66 - £292
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

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Bayview Waters Apartments
Bayview Waters Apartments
8.6 Excellent
Runaway Bay, QLD, Australia
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0.3 mi from city centre,  

Boasting a private beach and an outdoor pool, Bayview Waters Apartments is located in Gold Coast and provides comfortable accommodation. It also offers babysitting/child services, an express check-in and check-out feature and a tour desk.

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About Runaway Bay

Runaway Bay is a small coastal suburb in the far north of Australia's Gold Coast, with a beach that's sheltered from the Pacific Ocean wind. It's a tranquil haven for families and couples seeking a quiet escape. The Pine Ride Conservation Park provides a green backdrop to the modern luxury developments that hug the coastline, while a colourful maze of canals stretch inland from the beach.

Exploring the water is the chief attraction and dozens of luxurious yachts sway in the Runaway Bay Harbour. Many of these are available for charter and a variety of cruises allow visitors to explore the local waterways. The waves are gentle here, making it a popular spot for stand up paddle boarders. To elevate the escape, many visitors spend a day or night on South Stradbroke Island, just a few miles offshore.

Runaway Bay is small and can be easily navigated on foot, or with a local taxi. Gold Coast water ferries connect Runaway Bay and Stradbroke Island with the suburbs further south, like Broadbeach. Local bus services also connect Runaway Bay to the rest of the Gold Coast.

For many decades, the bay was known as Angler's Paradise, thanks to its calm water estuary and feast of deep sea reef and game fishing. The waterways were a haven for kingfish, tuna, wahoo, marlin, and sailfish. While its coastline was transformed by upmarket developments in the 1970s, including the creation of the luxurious marina, it has remained a revered spot for both local and international anglers.

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  • What are the best hotels in Runaway Bay?

    Bayview Bay - Renovated Canal Front Unit, rated with a score of 9.8 from 20 reviewers, is one of the most popular hotels in Runaway Bay. Other top stays include Bayview Waters Apartments, with an average rating of 8.6 from 276 reviewers.

  • How much do hotels in Runaway Bay cost?

    The average price of a hotel in Runaway Bay is £78 per night, based on the last 3 days’ data.

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Runaway Bay?

    HotelsCombined searches in the last 3 days suggest cheap Runaway Bay hotels have prices starting from as low as £70/night, depending on the popularity of your requested dates.