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Coffee gems in Noosa!

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Not only does Noosa pride itself as a slice of coastal bliss, stunning natural attractions with a thriving food scene, we also pride ourselves on the array of coffees.  Having the luxury of living in a tourist town there is an abundance of cafes, pop up coffee vans and stalls offering smooth coffees with creamy funky designs.  Some cafes like to shake things up, recently in a new raw café, had to try the a half coconut / half almond milk………. tasted a little different but still delicious.

At Noosa Crest we offer Little Cove Coffee called the smooth percolator which is a must if your a keen coffee drinker.  If you can get to the Little Cove café, try there recent cockodoodle brew which pulls back your eyelids and SCREAMS wake up in the morning.

The list would be endless if I was to name all the great cafes in town but to name a few off the radar would be Black Pepper in Noosa Junction.  Todd & Steph (mother & son) are very welcoming, offer gluten free food and love a chat.  If your along Gympie terrace, can’t go past Grind nor The River Read Bookstore, I love checking out the latest books as I sip away.  On Hastings street is Hard Café in bay village.  They offer Campos coffee which is smooth & strong. 

If your in Sunshine Beach try out Dukes Deli which has recently changed over to Tobys Estate coffee, great customer service plus they add in a little shortbread on the side, I’m also a bit partial to the celebrity spotting from the deck.  Another popular local spot is Gibsons, they have an amazing coffee machine called La Marzocco and specially ordered the colour green in fitting with the cafe.  They offer exotic Lattetude coffee beans and a great place on a hot day offering air conditioning and lots of magazines & papers to indulge in.

Belmondos is also a hot spot, its a fresh food market in Noosa off the beaten track in Rene street (industrial estate).  You can view a range of coffee beans and take the time to discuss, smell and review your next brew.  They pride themselves in top quality products with good old fashion customer service.  

Every corner in Noosa you will find a coffee shop so be sure to let us know how your brew went!

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Noosa Puts Out The Welcome Mat!

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Welcome to Noosa badgeLast night our resort team attended the unveiling of Tourism Noosa’s much anticipated Welcome to Noosa initiative. Together with 250 other Tourism Noosa members, we witnessed the beginning of a new era in customer service for Noosa. Wow!

In an effort to ensure that Noosa visitors are greeted with warmth, friendliness, enthusiasm and professional service, and to meet the expectations of todays’ discerning travellers in a competitive tourism environment, Tourism Noosa has now created an innovative tourism training initiative that aims to revitalise a quality service culture throughout the industry and boost Noosa’s reputation as a premier holiday destination.

Welcome to Noosa, is about not just meeting the expectations of our guests but exceeding them and proving to visitors that Noosa is a world class destination to visit again and again. The program is basically an easy-to-use online training program that helps Noosa’s customer service industry to build stronger businesses and deliver a memorable experience for visitors to Noosa and local customers alike.

We loved that Celebrity chef Pete Evans was the special guest at the launch and is the face of the campaign…a perfect ambassador. His whole life is about customer service and of course he loves Noosa and is a regular visitor here. What’s not to love!

We are all looking forward to completing the program so next time you’re in Noosa, look out for these badges which indicate those of us who have completed the program and are now Welcome to Noosa ambassadors.

Tourism Noosa Team with Pete Evans

Noosa said ‘YES’!

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Noosa is on the brink of a new chapter!

This weekend, over 80% of Noosa people voted YES to de-amalgamate from the Sunshine Coast Council and to once again take up the right to control their own destiny.

Partying in the street, cheering, flag flying, everybody smiling, hugging and kissing each other. Congratulations all round!  We can breathe again.

Noosa recently received a once in a lifetime opportunity to go to the polls and cast their vote to stay within the boundaries of the super city that is the Sunshine Coast or split and go it alone – back to previous Noosa Shire boundaries and personalised, community governance. This in itself was an incredible achievement, made possible only because of a dedicated and hugely passionate group of Noosa people who have worked tirelessly and diligently for 5 years to bring about this process. After that, it was up to the people of Noosa to decide, and decide they did!

Everyone that loves and enjoys Noosa for what it is should be eternally grateful for their efforts.

People power has spoken – it’s an amazing thing when it happens! Gives you the faith that if you truly believe in something and are passionate and focussed and dedicated to the cause – great things can be achieved and wrongs can be righted, even against huge odds.

When Noosa and other Qld councils were forced to relinquish their right to govern themselves 5 years ago in an undemocratic act of breathtaking arrogance by the Beattie/Bligh government, Noosa said ….‘WE WILL NEVER GIVE UP!’ and they didn’t. Noosa along with Douglas Shire, Mareeba Shire and Livingstone Shire have all fought long and hard and have all now forged back the right to make local decisions for their local community and to manage their own destiny. They are not cities.  They are all about community, not bureaucracy! Bigger is not always better.

The road ahead to independence will certainly not be easy but the challenges in achieving local democracy will always be worth the effort so that we can return to genuine local decision making and community engagement, and all those people that love Noosa can continue to enjoy its unspoilt beauty and special charm now and forever.

Congratulations Noosa!

For more visit www.friendsofnoosa.org

The Noosa Crest Wedding – Our Ali is Getting Married

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Noosa Crest Wedding Ali
Yes it’s true! Our very own Ali is getting married and we are all so excited!

We are going to follow Ali’s wedding journey as she checks off her wedding planning list, shops until she drops and show you what it’s like to choose beautiful Noosa Heads for your wedding.

Ali is going to allow us to follow in her footsteps, post photo’s of her shopping trips for shoes, dresses, venues, photographers, hairdressers, hairstyles, makeup, jewellery… and you will have the inside scoop on her choices and the amazing journey every girl makes to her wedding.

So for the first of Ali’s choices let’s take a look:

My Decorator will be Carly from CL Weddings and Events- I’ve been using Carly and she has come up with some amazing decorations, very different from the standard wedding.

My Photographer Yanni Photography – I used Yanni for our pregnancy photo’s / baby photos so it has to be her for our wedding photos. We use her for resort photos also and she is a great wedding photographer!

Our Celebrant will be – Fae Murphy – she is a long time local and has seen my partner grow up plus our best man’s mum so we wouldn’t want to use anyone else.

Wedding002TriosThe Reception will be held at – Trios Restaurant – on the river and a perfect venue for either dinner or a function like our wedding.

Good news: Ali is going shopping this weekend with the bridesmaids for shoes… we can’t wait to see the photo’s can we ladies? lol

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