Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Rumba over to Luxurious Stay; Enjoy Yourself on a Bulcock Beach Idyll

Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Rumba over to Luxurious Stay; Enjoy Yourself on a Bulcock Beach Idyll

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Byline: KATHY SUNDSTROM

I HAVE a new little word for those struggling to decide on a future career Co it's called Rumba.

I'm not talking about the dance, I'm talking about Caloundra's newest resort in the heart of fabulous Bulcock Beach.

Rumba was not the reason I took up journalism, but as I sat in the hot jacuzzi in the fabulous pool area, I couldn't help but think I made the right choice.

Here was little-old-me living the life of luxury, simply so I could write and tell you what I like about it.

And there is just so much to like about Rumba.

First there is the location. Our room looked straight over the Pumicestone Passage towards Bribie Island, Bulcock Beach and Golden Beach.

We could watch the sunset behind the Glass House Mountains from our private balcony.

The apartments absolutely have the C[pounds sterling]wowC[yen] factor.

Built by two of the Sunshine Coast's most-respected families Co the Henzells and the Bevacquas - you could tell that no expense had been spared.

It was as if they were building a resort apartment for themselves and not for the public.

Everything was white with stainless steel appliances, leather furniture and all the mod-cons including a fabulous coffee-making machine.

The master-bedroom's private spa was big enough for our family of five, had we had the time to get in it.

There was also the huge television with home theatre package.

No one in our family cared much for the television, though Co we were too busy having a splash.

The resort has two swimming pools as well as a swimming pool- size spa.

But it was the lap swimming pool with the glass portholes that had us fascinated. You could have a small taste of what it would be like to be a fish in an aquarium as you dive down and wave at customers in the restaurants below. …

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