Alexandra Headland offers a great beach which offers good surf. Maroochydore has the pretty Maroochy River on one side and a great beach on the other. There is plenty of birdlife around the river and several beautiful islands. Mooloolaba is the liveliest of the three towns, hosting a number of shoreline bars, cafes, and restaurants. You can also visit the popular Underwater World.
There are several places to stay from campsites and hostels, to apartments, hotels, motels and holiday units. There are also a number of places to eat out. Transport to and from the area, is available at the Suncoast Pacific Bus Terminal, where all the main bus services stop.