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Stay in touch with what’s happening at La Costa Motel including the latest news, upcoming events and some great accommodation deals, packages and special offers we have available.


Upcoming Events

Coolangatta Estate

Coolangatta Estate wines are now available at La Costa Motel – bringing a piece of our local history to your door while you stay with us! So how did Coolangatta Estate...
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SWELL Sculpture Festival

SWELL Sculpture Festival inspires, amuses, uplifts and captures the hearts and minds of all who visit. Swell Sculpture Festival runs from 13-22 September, 2019...
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The La Costa Story

About La Costa

12 years ago, owners John and Diane Cartmill bought La Costa Motel and Flats at Bilinga, a 50 year old weatherboard motel opposite the Gold Coast Airport. The...
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Early Gold Coast Motels

The early Gold Coast motels were initially small establishments of often no more than a dozen rooms, owned and operated by husband and wife teams. Many motels...
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Latest News

Become a La Costa Local!

BOOK DIRECT for your next stay at La Costa Motel to become a #LaCostaLocal! We're showing the love to our loyal guests by treating you like a local when you stay with us in beautiful Bilinga at our Gold Coast Airport Accommodation. As a #LaCostaLocal, you'll receive:...
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Things to Do

Flying Soon?

Think airport, think beach, think 1960s and have a comfortable sleep at La Costa Motel before you fly out. Book direct and stay at our award-winning Gold Coast Airport Accommodation, voted one of the Top 5 Best Bargain Hotels in Australia and South Pacific! Free WiFi...
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Lost Valley

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary is a fantastic local attraction. If you love nature, animals and the outdoors, a day at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary is a must when you are visiting the Gold Coast. As well as cuddling a koala, patting a kangaroo and feeding the colourful...
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Theme Parks

Approximately 30 minutes to the north of La Costa are the famous Gold Coast Theme Parks. If you are looking for a huge day out just pick a one of the big four… Public transport is available just 20 meters from La Costa and busses run every 30 minutes. [wpgmza id="3"]...
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Southern Gold Coast

Part of the Southern Gold Coast’s resilience is that the city always has something to look forward to. If you have missed the Kirra Kite or Bleach Festivals, you can look forward to the Quicksilver & Roxy Pro or the upcoming ‘Cooly Rocks On’ in June. Cooly Rocks...
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