To live by the ocean is to invite moments of bliss into everyday life. Residents of Natura are blessed with an enviable location, positioned directly across the road from one of Australia’s most spectacular beaches.
A vision of blue water and golden sand, spend your days basking in the beauty of this pristine oasis.
Off shore, Burleigh is known for its magnificent natural offerings – from the towering Norfolk pine trees that line its foreshore to the flora and fauna in the lush Burleigh Head National Park. Overlooking the ocean, the National Park offers scenic walking tracks that lead to spectacular lookout points.
Burleigh Heads has evolved into one of Queensland’s best dining destinations. The waterfront boasts a world-class selection of eateries – long-time favourite Rick Shores, breathtaking newcomer Burleigh Pavilion, the iconic Surf Life Saving Club and a range of others are all at your beck and call. Off the shore, the James Street precinct is a pulsating hub of trendy coffee shops, sophisticated wine bars, quaint bakeries and acclaimed restaurants. Whether you’re a foodie, a coffee connoisseur, a wine aficionado or someone who loves great atmosphere, Burleigh’s dining scene caters to all tastes.
Founded by renowned hotelier Ben May, Burleigh Pavilion is one of Australia’s most impressive waterfront venues. The establishment consists of The Tropic; a stylish restaurant led by a Michelin-starred chef and The Terrace; a casual eatery where you can enjoy snacks, cocktails and magnificent ocean views.
When you think Burleigh Heads dining, you think Rick Shores – the iconic waterfront eatery with a menu full of flavourful, Pan-Asian share plates (their specialty is fried bug rolls). Be sure to check out their drinks list too, comprised of signature cocktails like the ‘G&Tea’.
If you thought less was more, Justin Lane Establishment is out to prove you wrong. A multi-level venue encompassing a restaurant, pasta bar, balcony, rooftop and function room, the versatile and stylish establishment has something for absolutely everyone.
Voted ‘best fine dining on the Gold Coast’, the Fish House is a Burleigh Heads institution. Enjoy some of Australia’s finest seafood among a stylish setting with dazzling ocean views.
Situated on the foreshore, Nook Espresso is a hole-in-the-wall coffee spot where you can refuel with a perfectly-brewed coffee after your morning swim in the ocean.
Just a short stroll from Natura, Commune Espresso is a trendy little eatery serving up health-focused brunch dishes and specialty coffee within an eclectic, homey setting. Their refreshing acai bowl is a must-try.
Directly across the road from Natura, Rotary Park is a shady retreat on the foreshore. Lay down a picnic rug under a tall Norfolk Pine and enjoy the soft sea breeze, or head to the north of the park where picnic tables and a barbecue are also yours to enjoy.
Nestled atop the headland, John Laws Park is an idyllic place to enjoy a barbecue or picnic with your loved ones. A popular hangout for locals, the lush hilltop affords expansive views of the ocean and the soaring city skyline, leading all the way to Surfer’s Paradise.
Burleigh Heads National Park is one of Queensland’s most spectacular natural sights, comprised of 27 hectares of lush greenery and native wildlife. Follow the Ocean View Lookout Track to the Tumgun lookout for truly incredible views of the coast.
The middle stretch of Burleigh Beach is directly across the road from Natura, a peaceful oasis for residents to enjoy each and every day, be it for a dip in the ocean, fish and chips on the sand or an idyllic stroll along the coastline.
The Third Avenue Bus Stop is just a 3-minute walk from your doorstep. From here, you can catch the 700 bus up to Mermaid Beach or all the way down to Coolangatta. The 765 also stops here, carrying passengers inland to Robina.
The Gold Coast Highway makes for an efficient way to access all the area’s major epicenters, including Broadbeach, Surfers Paradise and Southport.
Established in 1937, Burleigh Bowls is a vibrant social hub. Boasting a bar and bistro as well as live music on weekends and a range of community events, it acts as more than just your local bowls club.
Offering panoramic ocean views, grab a hearty bite to eat and cold beverage at the Mowbray Park Surf Life Saving Club. Here, you can also access an array of facilities including their fitness and strengthening centre or join one of their many surf sport programs.
Founded in 1950, Burleigh Golf Course boasts over 100 acres of undulating greenery and picturesque parkland. Offering a range of memberships and weekly competitions, the club is considered to be one of the best on the Gold Coast.
Burleigh Heads offers an impressive range of shopping spots for both fashion and food. Head down to James Street where you’ll find locally owned boutiques housing creations from both Burleigh designers and big-name Australian brands. In addition to retail, Burleigh Heads also offers a great selection of grocery spots, from gourmet delis and fruit shops to chain supermarkets.
When one of Australia’s most well-known, highly accredited photographers decides to start their own clothing label, you just know it’s going to be a surefire success. Sean Scott Collection Boutique is a trove of stylish yet wearable garments for the beachside lifestyle.
Owner of Emte Boutique, Emma Stevenson has a passion for accessories. Along with a range of clothing, her James Street store is awash with locally designed jewellery, handbags (some made by her) and stylish sunglasses.
Embodying the ‘coastal-chic’ aesthetic, Bird on a Wire is known for its free-flowing summer dresses that while easy to wear, still make a statement. In addition to clothing, the boutique sells a unique range of homewares and accessories.
Selling smoothies, juices and farm fresh local produce, The Fruit Shop is a local treasure. A place where you can load up on groceries before treating yourself to a freshly squeezed mango juice.
The longest running craft market on the coast, Burleigh Arts and Craft Market is held on the last Sunday of every month. Explore handcrafted pieces made by local artisans along with scrumptious treats and live music.
Just a short drive from Natura, Burleigh Heads Shopping Centre houses an abundance of stores. From supermarkets and handy services to retail chains and dining spots, the centre makes ticking off errands easy.