Nearby towns, such as Maleny, Montville and Noosa are renowned as charming villages full of art galleries, cafes and boutique shopping. There are also so many natural attractions in and around the area that you'll be spoilt for choice. The Kondalilla Falls National Park is a lovely place for walks, as is the Forest Glen Sanctuary and Mary Cairncross Reserve.
The famous markets at Eumundi are always worth a visit for a wander, some food and entertainment. Of course, there are the Sunshine Coat favorites – The Ginger Factory at Yandina, The Big Pineapple and The Super Bee Honey Factory.
The coastal town of Mooloolaba is just short drive away where you can relax on the beach, wander the boutiques or visit the Mooloolaba Wharf and the Marina Underwater World.