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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

Blue Ginger Picnics

Combining the elegance of historical picnics with modern day luxuries is the heartfelt message from our friends at ‘Blue Ginger Picnics’. Blue Ginger Picnics are proud...
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Wildlife Hospital

Leading into 2020 here in Bilinga, we've had a wonderful summer, but other areas of the Gold Coast - and around the country - have not been so lucky. We want to make...
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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

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 wines get here, to our little retro Motel in Bilinga just 5 minutes from the famous town of...
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Things to Do

Surf Trip

The Southern Gold Coast is home to some of the world's most incredible surf breaks, with the waves from Burleigh to Snapper Rocks making up the 8th World Surfing Reserve. While the surfing scene has magnified the region over the past few decades and the southern...
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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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