Fancy a holiday in the beautiful Sunshine Coast that allows to to bask in the lap of luxury and enjoy all the relaxing experiences on offer?

Here are some great ways you can take time out for yourself while on holiday in this awe-inspiring location. 

Day spas: The ultimate in luxury

Before embarking on anything too strenuous, it is important you look and feel your best. What better way to achieve this than by relaxing at a day spa? 

The Sunshine Coast has plenty of these to choose from – why not consider the Sheraton Noosa Retreat and Spa?

Located in the heart of Noosa, this spa will provide the perfect location for relaxing,unwinding and pampering that you need.

Try one – or more – of the treatments on offer. A massage is a must here if you want to really enjoy some luxury "me-time".

If you would rather head out of the city and enjoy a peaceful drive in your Sunshine Coast car rental, you could head out to the Ikanan Balinese Spa.

Only a 15 minute drive from Noosa Heads, this spa will make you feel like you've left on a tropical paradise.

Featuring beautiful Balinese gardens, you can truly let yourself unwind here and enjoy the tranquil environment.

Why not also book lunch, morning or afternoon tea in the gardens to really spoil yourself?

For a touch of nature, the Casa di Natura – Luxury Day Spa Centre could provide all you want, and more. 

Nestled amongst lush bushland and rainforest, this day spa will truly let you get close to nature. Be sure to indulge yourself in a body treatment, facial, massage, beauty treatment or healing therapy.

You could also try a health, beauty and wellness package that can be designed with your special needs in mind, just let the team of qualified therapists know what you are after.

Tee up some time for a spot on the green

Golf is perhaps one of the most relaxing pastimes you can enjoy, so why not allow yourself time to connect with your passion while you are on holiday?

The Sunshine Coast features some spectacular golfing greens and Palmer Coolum Resort is one of the finest.

This is unlike no other golfing resort in the state. Tucked in at the base of Mount Coolum, this property fronts two kilometres of pristine beach and boasts the largest indoor Events Venue on the Sunshine Coast!

As for the golf, there is an 18 hole, par 72 championship course, designed by Robert Trent Jones Jnr to test out your swing.

Another option to consider is Peregian Springs. Designed by Phil Scott, this is 62 hectares of golfers paradise. Here you can golf your way through native bush, eucalyptus trees, sloping greens and water features.

If you want to make sure your arm is ready for those birdies, albatrosses and eagles you're bound to make, have a go on the full length driving range, practice bunker, chipping or putting greens before heading out on the course.