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Close to Miami, the thriving cities dotted across the Gold Coast often attract holiday goers looking to escape the crowded streets and beaches of Florida’s most famous city. While luxurious hotels and high-rise holiday accommodation Gold Coast are cropping up more and more, much of the region’s natural beauty remains. 

You may assume that the Gold Coast is named after the sun-kissed skin of the area’s local inhabitants. However, the Gold Coast assumed its title after the treasures recovered from shipwrecks found across its glittering coastline. Wherever you’re staying, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to explore the dazzling remote beaches that curve along the coast.

There’s plenty to do offshore too. Explore one of the many seaside cities, including Fort Lauderdale, which is known for its Venetian-like boating canals. History buffs will also love exploring the Historic Stranahan House Museum, which is the oldest surviving structure in the area.

Visit dreamy beaches on your Gold Coast holidays

Gold Coast holidays offer the chance for visitors to explore more than 70 miles of stunning Atlantic shoreline. From the golden sands of the glitzy beachside town of Palm Beach to the dazzling white beaches in Fort Lauderdale, you’ll have plenty of choice on your Gold Coast holiday.

Book one of our Gold Coast holidays and you can expect to admire infinite landscapes of unspoiled dramatic beaches across different areas that are rich with wildlife and culture. For a taste of pure paradise, head to the dreamy Amelia Island. The island is renowned for its abundance of luxury resorts, golf courses, and sparkling sandy beaches. For a dose of adventure, watersports lovers have plenty of activities to keep them busy too, including snorkelling, surfing, jet skiing and lots more.


Destination Highlights

  • Discover an underwater playground as you snorkel off the shores of the charming coastal town of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea
  • Explore the Historic Stranahan House Museum, the oldest surviving building in Broward County
  • Visit the stunning Amelia Island, home to 13 miles of beautiful beaches, exciting wildlife and clear blue waters
  • Pair spectacular beaches with the lively glamour of Miami to make the most of the best of both worlds

Great sample itineraries

Get inspired by our selection of popular itineraries for your Gold Coast holidays. Book a Gold Coast tour and explore its spectacular beaches. Alternatively, pair your holiday with other incredible destinations in the USA.

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New York Miami Twin Centre Holiday

  • 7 Days
  • Guide Price £1,699 PP
Our New York and Miami multi-centre allows you to explore two of the USA’s most glamorous cities. Begin in New...
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Miami and Bermuda Multi Centre

  • 11 Days
  • Guide Price £2,719 PP
Soak up the atmosphere of vibrant Miami, discover the art deco architecture of South Beach and sample some of the...
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Miami And Jamaica Holidays

  • 11 Days
For a sun soaked holiday that combines both city and beach, head to Miami and Jamaica on this multi-centre holiday....
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Jessica, Destination Manager

“If you aren't staying there (and I would recommend you do) then be sure to explore and have lunch at the famous hotel The Breakers Palm Beach. Its elegance and world-class service will have you returning for more.”


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Charlotte, Destination Specialist

“The Venetian-style boating canals in Fort Lauderdale are a must. Make sure you book a boat trip if you want to explore them in more detail.”


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