Tuesday 31 March 2009

Noosa goes on Sale during Mayfiesta

May is said to be the most idyllic time of year to holiday at Noosa on Queensland's Sunshine Coast with temperatures reaching up to 25 degrees every day.  It is also the perfect time to snap up a great deal when Noosa goes on sale for the entire month of May.

This May Noosa will serve up its best range of hot deals to compliment its beautiful warm weather.

During Mayfiesta you can take advantage of the destination's, once a year catalogue sale offering 25% off a range of accommodation, tours, restaurants and retail throughout the month whilst enjoying an array of special events to keep you entertained.

In essence, Noosa Mayfiesta is the perfect excuse to heat up your pre-winter blues with a Noosa getaway.

Whether you grab a bargain during some serious retail therapy, delight in Noosa's fabulous cuisine or enjoy one of the high quality events also scheduled during the month, you are sure not to be disappointed.

Start by savoring some gastronomic delights at the Settler's Cove Noosa Food and Wine Festival, 1st to 3rd May. Cementing Noosa's reputation as a haven for food and wine lovers, this event has something for everyone.  

Learn to cook with Australia's best chefs at Celebrity Cooking Classes and Demonstrations. Recreate the meals at home with produce sourced from the Producers Market and be entertained by Bjorn Again, Marcia Hines and Kate Ceberano, in a showstopper concert.  

Make sure you book your tickets early to mix it with Australia's best know chefs including Matt Moran, Neil Perry, Greg Doyle, Geoff Lindsay, Cheong Liew, Phillip Johnson and David Pugh.

On Sunday 17 May, Get into the swim of things with the 6th Noosa Blue Water Swim. Go the distance in the 2km or 1km ocean swim, or take a more leisurely paddle in the 500m Triangle Swim along Noosa Main Beach.

With crystal clear water and mild subtropical temperatures, swimming in Noosa is a must for any visitor. Combine this with Noosa Blue Water Swim's action-packed atmosphere, with thousands of participants and spectators, and you've got a fantastic autumn sporting event.

Celebrate the great outdoors during the Riverfest Regatta from 16 to 17 May, a celebration of Noosa's beautiful river setting. Row, sail or fish in one of Australia's most picturesque waterways.  

Or cheer on the competitors from Gympie Terrace's bars and restaurants, a stone's throw away from the Noosa River.

For something uniquely Noosa, don't miss Feast on Thomas with the showcasing of Noosaville's best restaurants accompanied by high end entertainment for the whole family on the 30th May.

To get to Noosa during Mayfiesta, Virgin Blue will also come to the party with great low fares. Fly to the beautiful Sunshine Coast ex Sydney from *$59 and ex Melbourne from *$79.  Book now at

So put a little "fiesta" back in your life this May during Noosa's Mayfiesta……the
only time of year when Noosa truly goes on sale.

To see the full range of events and download your free Noosa Mayfiesta catalogue go to

Mayfiesta – snapshot of major events

   * Settler's Cove Noosa Food and Wine Festival, 1st to 3rd May.
   * Ripe Music Festival – 3rd May
   * Carnivale Noosa – 7-10 May
   * Noosa Blue Water Swim, Sunday 17 May
   * Riverfest Regatta from 16 to 17 May
   * Melbourne Comedy Festival – 20 May
   * Ignition New Media and Film Festival – 21- 24 May
   * Art on Hastings – 22-24 May
   * Noosa Wedding Expo – 24 May
   * Feast on Thomas –  30 May

More hot deals are available in the Mayfiesta Catalogue that includes tours, restaurants, retail and accommodation.

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