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Sunshine Coast

Mantra Mooloolaba Beach is four-star comfort with a view of the beach from the shower.

Weekend away: Mantra Mooloolaba Beach

Neil Herdegen You can't miss the walk-in spa and shower combo with a curved glass wall that lets you stand in the middle of the kitchen while you shower and enjoy the ocean view.

Weekend away: On the Beach, Noosa Heads

Escape to the rooftop of On the Beach, fill the spa and look out at one of Australia’s best-known beaches – all in the privacy of your own penthouse.

Simon Holt Take someone you like to On the Beach at Noosa, unless you plan to shower with your clothes on.

Weekend Away: Spicers Tamarind Retreat, Maleny

Welcome to the jungle, Spicers Tamarind style.

Simon Holt Did somebody say something about the real world? Spicers Tamarind Retreat does its best to help you forget.

Australia

Sunshine Coast: Back to the future

Shelley Beach, Sunshine Coast.

Tracey Spicer Tracey Spicer finds everything old on the Sunshine Coast is new again.

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Special features

Australia

Places in the heart: Pat Rafter

Surf's up ... home is the beach for Pat Rafter.

Forget lounging by the pool: tennis champion Pat Rafter's holidays are action-packed adventures on Sunshine Coast beaches and in the hinterland.

Australia

Australia's top five secret beaches

Sawyers Bay, Flinders Island

From coast to coast and top to tip, Lee Atkinson names five great Aussie beaches that you're likely to have all to yourself.

Photo galleries

On the Beach, Noosa Heads

On the Beach, Noosa Heads

Spicers Tamarind Retreat, Maleny

Spicers Tamarind Retreat, Maleny

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Travellers Tips

Australia

Hot and happening

Hayman Island.

The carefree days of summer are coming - Lee Atkinson compiles a wish-list of some of the country's best new adventures.

Tips

Playing the share market

United States, Florida, Orlando, Disneyworld.

Holiday schemes once viewed with great scepticism are enjoying a resurgence in popularity, writes Jane E. Fraser.

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Travel News

Stay here: Marlon Brando's dream paradise becomes a reality

Tetiaroa

JULIETTA JAMESON 5:27pm | The famed late actor's private island now features an exclusive luxury resort.

WA passenger forces Sydney-bound Virgin flight to turn back

5:05pm | A passenger on board a Sydney-bound Virgin Australia flight has been charged after his flight was forced to return to Perth.

Air New Zealand 787-9 Dreamliner introduces new premium economy seats

JAMIE FREED 11:21am | Air New Zealand's new Dreamliners won't feature the unique 'Spaceseat' premium economy seats.

Snow dumps on Victoria as Melbourne endures bitter conditions

PATRICK HATCH 10:42am | A dumping of snow has turned parts of Victoria into a winter wonderland, delighting snowsport enthusiasts headed for the slopes.

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