Whether you’re having your bachelor party, celebrating a mate’s birthday or an achievement, the Gold Coast is the perfect place to enjoy a boozy weekend. Aside from pristine beaches and great outdoor activities that you can enjoy during the day, the region also offers you a long list of bars where you can party, meet new people, and sample everything from craft beers to exotic cocktails.

Stingray Bar & Lounge
Visit Stingray Bar & Lounge in Surfers Paradise

If you are indeed planning a weekend away with your mates, just make sure that you book your Gold Coast hotel ahead of time, as you’ll surely want to spend the weekend here. In terms of where to go, well that’s another story!

For the best boozy weekend, I suggest you and your mates visit the following hot spots recommended by Queensland.com:

  1. Stringray – Located in luxurious and iconic QT Gold Coast, this is one of the most popular bars in the region that attracts both locals and travellers. This bar mixes pop art with industrial chic to create a Californian oasis. Here, you’ll be served different in house tequilas (they have 50!) while you enjoy ocean views.
  2. FIX – This is one of the most stylish cocktail bars you’ll ever see which can be found in the most luxurious Gold Coast hotel, Hilton Surfers Paradise. The whole place was designed with absolute attention to detail. It showcases chic vintage-style interiors and serves some of the best beers and wines in town. Booking your Gold Coast hotel in a hotel such as this is perfect, no stumbling back to your apartment, simply take the elevator up to your room!
  3. Black Coffee Lyrics – This is a restobar that you simply cannot afford to miss when you’re on the Gold Coast. They serve the best coffee and over 40 types of internationally-sourced and Australian beer giving you extensive list of wines and cocktail.

Want more suggestions? Then read the complete list compiled by Queensland.com in their article 6 sassy Gold Coast bars to let your hair down in


If you’re looking for the best place where you and your mates can party enjoy a few drinks over the weekend, simply follow the guide presented above. With long list of stylish bars, you are guaranteed to have the best time of your life here.

When it comes to finding a Gold Coast hotel, make sure to choose a Hotel that is within walking distance from where you intend to spend the majority of your time. Consider booking your hotel with Gold Coast Holiday Stays, we offer spacious one-bedroom, two-bedroom, and three-bedroom apartments that are perfect for you and your mates and all within walking distance from the three bars mentioned in this article.

To book a hotel on the Gold Coast, please use our online booking form or call us directly at (07) 5531 6911. We’ll be more than happy to assist you.

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