9 Things to do at Palazzo Versace on the Gold Coast

The Palazzo Versace on the Gold Coast is one hotel you never want to leave, everything you could want or need is right here for you.

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Now don’t get all “uppity” at me, yes the Gold Coast is a beautiful place and yes there is a lot to see, but if you are looking for a place to relax for a few days or want to spend some quality time with your husband or wife/boyfriend or girlfriend while enjoying some luxury and pampering, the Palazzo Versace is your kind of hotel!

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Enjoy a 2 or 3 course lunch at Vie Bar and Restaurant

Wander down to Vie Bar and Restaurant, situated on the Marina and enjoy a 2 course Lunch for $43 or a 3 course lunch for $49. You will have the choice of several dishes per course and be seated inside or outside. If you need anything the waiting staff are never far away.

Dress Code: Smart Casual – no beach wear after 6pm

Relax in a poolside Cabana

Want to spend the day relaxing by the pool but don’t want to sit on the hard (sometimes uncomfortable) pool chairs? Well there is another option! Hire the large and extremely comfortable “Water Salon Cabana” for the day. Standard hire is $50 per day (you need to bring down your own towels –provided in the room) or you can treat your self to 1 of the 2 packages that come with the Cabana.

Option 1:


  • Full day private cabana rental
  • 500ml bottle of still or sparkling Italian mineral water
  • Chilled face spray
  • Seasonal fruit selection
  • 30+ Palazzo Versace Sunscreen lotion
  • Chilled bottle of Cloudy Bay ‘Pelorus’ sparkling wine

*Available for in-house guests only

Option 2:


  • Full day private cabana rental
  • 500ml bottle of still or sparkling Italian mineral water
  • Chilled face spray
  • Seasonal fruit selection
  • 30+ Palazzo Versace Sunscreen lotion
  • Poolside cabana picnic to the value of $50 – food only
  • Chilled bottle of Veuve Clicquot Champagne

*Available for in-house guests and external guests – subject to availability

Tip: If you decide to hire the Cabana without a package, make sure you order a glass or bottle of Moet Ice with a fruity condiment! This makes a hot day so much more refreshing!

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Overindulge yourself on the nightly Seafood buffet

Il Barocco Restaurant not only serves buffet breakfast in the morning, it also serves a nightly seafood buffet! This seafood buffet is like no seafood buffet we have ever experienced! It has everything you can think of!

From Crabs to oysters to prawns and Morton bay bugs (and sooo much more!), there is even seafood sushi!

Don’t forget to leave some room for dessert; there is a large buffet of little cakes, mousses and other sweet delights! You might want to consider a lap  or 2 around to help settle your food, before heading to bed.

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Be “wooed” at Vanitas Fine Dining Restaurant

Do you want to propose to your beautiful girlfriend or take your wife out for a night of fine dinning or do you just enjoy fine dining? Then Vanitas is for you. The Palazzo Versace has taken fine dining and silver service to the next level.

From the moment you walk in you feel as if you are being wooed by the wonderful food, drinks and of course the staff! You leave floating on a cloud of joy and happiness (cliché I know but this is a fantastic experience!)

Dress Code: Smart evening wear

A romantic night at the Open Air Moonlight Movies

During the summer months the Palazzo Versace puts on a movie night every Thursday (weather permitting). You can hire a cabana and enjoy some good food and a great movie! You have 2 options to choose from:

Option 1: $40 per adult

Includes movie ticket, bountiful picnic hamper includes salted popcorn, gourmet ice-cream, smarties, lemon citrus flavoured granita, Brie cheese, petit salad, cold cuts and spicy red pesto dip.

Option 2: $25 per adult or $18 perchild (3-12 years)

Includes movie ticket, salted popcorn, gourmet ice-cream and lemon citrus flavoured granita.

Unwind and be pampered at the Aurora Spa Retreat

Head down to the spa for a few hours or even spend a day there! The Aurora Spa treatment menu includes, signature steam treatments, advanced facial, body massages and hands and feet treatments.

Or maybe you would prefer to book a package, how about a full body treatment? Light snacks, lunch and juices are available.

Enjoy a Decedent Couture High Tea

Feeling peakish? Or maybe you fancy a little something sweet between meals? Le Jardin’s high tea is perfect mix of sweet and savoury.

The Couture Menu features bright house-made macaroons, flavoured cake pops, salted caramel tarts, Truffles, mocha meringues, mango curd tarts and freshly baked scones with double whipped cream.

The savoury selection includes toasted bread crisps with roasted dip, petit quiche and a variety of fresh finger sandwiches.

Enjoy your high tea with a cup of tea or coffee or to spice things up with a glass of sparkling wine or a glass of Dom Pérignon Champagne.

Prices vary from $48 p/p to $120 p/p (Monday to Friday) or $58 p/p to $130 p/p (Saturday and Sunday).

Don’t worry your children can be included in this High tea too!

The “Little Royal-Tea” includes caramel popcorn, short bread cookie, fruit jelly with chocolate frog, cup cake with smarties and marshmallow, fairy bread on a white bread rolled with Hundred & Thousand, mini supreme pizza and mango and banana smoothies.

Each child will also receive a complimentary colouring book and crayonsPrices start from $25 per child (4-12 years old).

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Hire an Audi for the day and enjoy a picnic somewhere scenic

The Palazzo Versace has the ability to hire an Audi A8 or an Audi TT to their guests. You can book a package that includes overnight luxury accommodation including breakfast and a programmed GPS in your Audi which highlights the best Gold Coast locations.

An Italian-themed gourmet picnic hamper to enjoy at one of the many spots on your GPS and you also receive a high-tech road trip kit allowing you to create their own action-packed day!

Take a Master Class

Palazzo Versace will take you on a journey into the gastronomic world of culinary culture. This “Master Class” will start with a stroll through the local Marina Mirage markets then one of  the very talented Palazzo Versace Chefs will take you through an interactive cooking demonstration which includes insider trade secrets and a yummy lunch featuring dishes created from the day alongside matched wines. Palazzo Versace’s Master Class are seasonal events, please check the website events to check when the next Master Class will start.


  • Samantha King

    Sam, a seasoned traveler across four continents and 49 countries, is a leading authority in travel planning. Her website, Travelling King, offers tailored itineraries and expert guides for seamless trips. Sam's expertise in luxury travel, fast travel, and destination guides keeps her at the forefront of the travel community.

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  1. Wow, we are heading this way next year and maybe we need to add this in as a little treat during our travelling – it looks lovely. The food, the pool, the cabanas everything! Thanks for giving me an idea! 😉

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