Be warned minimalists, if restrained, uncluttered, paired-back aesthetics are what you seek in a getaway destination, the rococo-on-steroids, aggressively-opulent surrounds of the Palazzo Versace will not be for you. However, if 24-carate luxury and celebrity chic of the gaudiest variety is more your thing, you’ll find it in spades at this gilded resort brought to you by a legendary fashion house.
Who needs far-flung destinations when there are plenty of luxurious holiday options just a few hours drive from Brisbane? And if you’re in the mood to really splurge on your next getaway, hotels dripping with luxurious facilities, world-class dining, and decadent pampering are in plentiful supply. We’ve cherry-picked some of our favourite luxury hotels on the Gold Coast where you can live the highlife, if only for a few opulent days.