How close are you to the beach?

Northwind Beach Front  Apartments is a few minutes walk to the beautiful, popular Mooloolaba Beach which is patrolled year-round. Northwind is  approximately 10 minutes walk to Alexandra Headland Beach, a popular surfing spot which is also patrolled year round by Surf Lifesavers

Many of the Northwind Apartments have great views overlooking Mooloolaba Beach, with views towards Noosa and towards the Spit which is the Mooloolah River mouth, the entrance to Mooloolaba Harbour and marina.

What facilities do you offer at Northwind?

All of the guest facilities are on the ground floor of Northwind. These include our reception area, games room, sauna, gym/fitness room ,two heated outdoor swimming pools, heated outdoor spa, half tennis court,  BBQ and entertaining area.

The pool area has been recently renovated, and both the main pool and the children’s pools are heated to a perfect 27 degrees C all year round. The main swimming pool is 4.5 metres x 6 metres, with a depth of .9m in the shallow end and 1.9m in the deep end. The popular children’s swimming pool is 2.4 metres x 3.4 metres, and .4m deep throughout. The outdoor spa is heated to 37 degrees C.

Is there parking available?

Northwind Apartments offer guests secure underground parking for 1 car per apartment, which is included in the tariff. We do our best to accommodate additional guests’ cars if possible.The surrounding area offers unrestricted parking in First Avenue, behind the Northwind Apartments building.

What are your reception and check-in hours?

The Northwind reception and office is open between 8.30am – 5pm Monday to Friday;  8.30am – 4pm Saturday;  9am – 1pm on Sunday.

Check-in time is after 2pm on Monday to Saturday, and after 12.00pm to 1.00pm on Sunday.

If you require a later  checkin than the allocated times please contact us and we can arrange  for alternative arrangements.

If you need to request a late check-out or early check-in please contact us and we will let you know the best arrangement for the time of your arrival. Any check-outs after 10.00pm will incur an additional fee.

What is your rating at Northwind Mooloolaba Apartments?

Northwind Apartments is a self-rated 4 star self-catering resort.

Can tours and airport transfers be booked through Northwind?

Yes,   Northwind managers are happy to recommend and arrange any tour bookings, charters, cruises, car hire and airport transfers for you.

We can also provide you with tickets for local attractions such as Sealife in Mooloolaba, and popular Australia Zoo.

Is there public transport nearby?

Northwind is only 100 metres from the nearest local bus stop, with the bus passing every 20 minutes.

The local bus service covers most of the Sunshine Coast, from Caloundra to Noosa, Nambour and Buderim, and stops at all the local major shopping areas and beaches. Aussie World is also a stop for one of the scheduled services.

Are there restaurants, cafes and supermarkets nearby?

Northwind is located  at the northern end of the Mooloolaba cafe and restaurant precinct. It is a  short stroll from many of the best bistros, bars, restaurants and cafes on the Sunshine Coast, as well as a café, boutique, surfboard shop, massage therapist,  and two restaurants either side  of Northwind itself.

Mooloolaba Central  mall just 100 metres away, featuring a Coles super market, a pharmacy, bakery, newsagent, homewares and gift shop, bottle store, ATM machines, and the Mooloolaba Pub.

What are the Northwind Apartment bedding configurations?

One bedroom apartments have one queen bed. If requested we may be able to  provide 2 single beds – subject to availability.

All  Northwind 2 bedroom apartments feature a queen size bed in the main master bedroom, and 2 single beds in the second bedroom. We do have a limited number of apartments where we can provide 2 queen beds.

The 3 bedroom apartments have a queen size bed in the master bedroom, and the second bedroom offers  two single beds, with the third bedroom offering either 1 queen bed or 2 single beds.

Can additional people stay in our Apartment?

The Northwind tariff is for up to 2 people in a 1 bedroom holiday apartment, up to 4 people in the 2 bedroom apartments, and up to 6 people in our 3 bedroom apartments. The fire Regulations limit the number of guests per rental property, so you can have ONE extra person per apartment at an extra cost of $30 per person (aged 2 and over) per night.

Does each of the apartments have its own balcony, and do they have a sea view?

Each Northwind apartment has it’s own balcony, with all balconies facing out over the beach and the Pacific Ocean, with stunning views from the higher floor apartments. There are some trees on the opposite side of the road which  filter  the view from the lower level apartments. You can get a view between the trees.

Are Northwind Apartments serviced?

The apartments are serviced weekly. During this time the bed linen is changed, fresh towels, face washers, bathmats and tea towel provided, and the bathrooms and kitchen are cleaned and the floors vacuumed.

We can also provide additional linen and towels, or a daily service for an additional change.

Are all Northwind Apartments fully self-contained?

Yes. Each  Northwind  holiday Apartment offers a full-sized fridge-freezer, oven, cooktop, microwave oven, dishwasher  and electric frypan as well as cutlery, cookware, cutlery, glassware and cooking utensils. Each apartment also has its own washing machine, clothes dryer, laundry tub, clothes airer, iron and ironing board. All bed linen is provided  as are towels, handtowels, bathmats, facewashers and a tea towel.

Are all the Northwind Holiday Apartments furnished the same?

Each of the Northwind Apartments is independently owned and furnished, so furnishings and decor vary, but each is well-appointed and each one meets  or exceeds the three and a half star RACQ rating. Our economy apartments are the  minimum 3  1/2 star AAA rating, they do not have air con. The standard apartments have aircon and are 4 star whilst the superior apartments are 4 1/2  star standard having been totally refurbished.

Is Northwind accessible for those with disabilities?

While the Northwind building is not officially designated as a wheelchair-friendly property, we do have lift access to all levels, and the apartments are all spacious with room to move with a walker or wheelchair. Some apartments have had bathrooms renovated so they can accommodate a shower chair or shower stool if required. Northwind managers are happy to arrange the hire of wheel chairs or specialist equipment. Please call to discuss what you need.

Do you have cable TV, DVD Players and CD players access?

Each apartment offers 8 channels of Foxtel, as well as a DVD player and CD Player for your enjoyment.

Do all Northwind Apartments have a direct dial phone, and is there wireless internet available?

Each of the Northwind apartments has a direct dial phone. WiFi is available. The first 500Mb free for each booking. Thereafter charges apply

How far is Northwind Apartments from patrolled beaches?

Northwind is directly across the road from the unique and fascinating Mooloolaba rock pools, and 300 metres walk to the main beach of Mooloolaba, which is patrolled all year round. We are also a short distance to  Alexandra Headland Beach, which is also a renowned surfing spot.

How far from Northwind to the Airports?

The Sunshine Coast Airport is only 20 minutes drive from Northwind, with direct flights  from most Australian capital cities and direct flights from Auckland, NZ during the winter season. Brisbane Domestic and International Airports are about a 1 -1 ½ hour drive away. Allow a little extra time if you plan on driving in peak traffic hours, especially Friday afternoon or Monday morning.

Is a car required during our Sunshine Coast stay?

Northwind is centrally located close to many of the local tourist attractions, eateries and entertainment spots, which are accessible on foot or by local bus services.  Many guests choose to just park and walk as Mooloolaba is very pedestrian friendly. The public bus service is reliable, with helpful bus drivers and is an economical way to travel, particularly if you have a GoCard. Go Cards can be purchased at either of the two  7 Eleven stores here in Mooloolaba. The nearest bus stop is about 100 m away.We recommend if you want to discover more of the Sunshine Coast such as the Sunshine Coast hinterland, you might want to book a hire car or a scenic charter tour. Northwind staff are happy to assist you with this.

Are all Northwind holiday apartments air-conditioned?

Most of the apartments are air-conditioned for your comfort. The few  that aren’t are on the upper floors. Each of these has a combination of ceiling and pedestal fans. A nice ocean breeze is usually blowing and keeps the rooms pleasant when the doors and windows are open. In winter there are fan heaters to provide extra warmth.Those without airconditioning are listed as ‘Economy’ apartments. They are on the upper floors and are priced as for the floor one to three apartments.