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Famous Gold Coast resident Margot Robbie is often seen again in her hometown. She posted this photo of the Bam Bam Bakehouse on Instagram
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Margot Robbie chuckled from ear to ear and was able to relax with her A-list friends in California or southern France.

But the Hollywood star actually enjoys breakfast at one of Queensland's best brunch spots, the Bam Bam Bakehouse, in Mermaid Beach, Gold Coast.

With glorious weather, great surfing beaches and beautiful views, it is easy why Margot likes to return to her hometown.

Famous Gold Coast resident Margot Robbie is often seen again in her hometown. She posted this photo of the Bam Bam Bakehouse on Instagram

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Famous Gold Coast resident Margot Robbie is often seen again in her hometown. She posted this photo of the Bam Bam Bakehouse on Instagram

Sylvia Jeffreys (photo) is also a fan of the bakery where delicious brunch options are served, as well as delicious cakes

Sylvia Jeffreys (photo) is also a fan of the bakery where delicious brunch options are served, as well as delicious cakes

Sylvia Jeffreys (photo) is also a fan of the bakery where delicious brunch options are served, as well as delicious cakes

Once known for sun, sea, surfing and debauchery, Australia's main holiday town now attracts a much more classy crowd.

Tourists flock here to enjoy delicious food, groundbreaking spa treatments, craft beer and boutique gin distilleries.

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After working in Coolangatta for a few weeks, I was well acquainted with the breathtaking scenery and relaxed lifestyle.

So when we were invited to explore the Gold Coast as a celebrity, I couldn't be more excited.

Customers stand in line to form a long line in the bakery, where delicious salted caramel eclairs, creme brulee croissants and small blueberry cheesecakes are sold.

Customers stand in line to form a long line in the bakery, where delicious salted caramel eclairs, creme brulee croissants and small blueberry cheesecakes are sold.

Customers stand in line to form a long line in the bakery, where delicious salted caramel eclairs, creme brulee croissants and small blueberry cheesecakes are sold.

We have based ourselves on the Sofitel in Broadbeach, a stunning high-rise with spectacular ocean views and the perfect location to set off.

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If you are not already surfing, I would recommend a lesson in Currumbin Alley, which offers great views of Gold Coast combined with manageable waves, perfect for people with less experience.

Tracey Chilcott runs the Currumbin Alley Surf School with her son and offers a wide range of lessons, ranging from a sunrise ($ 40) to group lessons (from $ 35) to a private lesson of $ 100 for 90 minutes.

The bathhouse is an excellent place for some rest and relaxation. There is also a magnesium swimming pool and a sun deck for those who want to supplement their tan

The bathhouse is an excellent place for some rest and relaxation. There is also a magnesium swimming pool and a sun deck for those who want to supplement their tan

The bathhouse is an excellent place for some rest and relaxation. There is also a magnesium swimming pool and a sun deck for those who want to supplement their tan

After we get hungry, we drive to the much-praised Bam Bam Bakehouse, loved by both Margot and the locals.

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The subtropical climate in Gold Coast makes it comfortable to sit outside all year round, but kind-hearted staff have added heaters and blankets for grilling like me.

At the back of the restaurant, customers form a long line at the bakery, which sells delicious treats such as salted caramel eclairs, creme brulee croissants and miniature blueberry cheesecakes.

But most people come here on a Saturday morning for the brunch menu, including & # 39; Posh Shrooms & # 39; (roasted field mushrooms with herb butter, baked greens, sourdough, truffle celeriac and cannellini bean puree, friends egg and pecorino) and Kiss My Hass (avo, roasted peppers and walnut mahammara, orange vinaigrette, candied sumac pecans, goat feta and baby herbs on sourdough.

The next stop on our trip is The Bathhouse in Burleigh Heads, a modern rejuvenation room offering a weeks session for just $ 40.

Although it is hard to imagine being stressed in a place where the sun is constantly shining and there is little traffic, The Bathouse is an excellent place for some rest and relaxation. There is also a magnesium swimming pool and a sun deck for those who want to supplement their tan.

Husk Distillers, Australia's only agricole rum distillery, is located on 150 hectares of farmland located between the sea in the east and the Gondwana rainforest
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Husk Distillers, Australia's only agricole rum distillery, is located on 150 hectares of farmland located between the sea in the east and the Gondwana rainforest

Husk Distillers, Australia's only agricole rum distillery, is located on 150 hectares of farmland located between the sea in the east and the Gondwana rainforest

For dinner we are booked at The Tropic in the Burleigh Pavilion.

If you want to combine good food with a beautiful view, you can't get better than this location on the water.

With a menu full of excellent fish and meat dishes, it's hard to choose, but the wagyu tail with grilled cos, gremolata and Gran Padano is exceptional.

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The next day we make a nice drive inland to the only agricole rum distillery in Australia.

TRAVEL FACTS

Rooms at Sofitel Broadbeach are available from $ 277 a night.

Dinner at the Burleigh Pavilion for two costs around $ 200 with drinks.

Tours from Husk Distillers are $ 35pp.

Surf lessons with Tracey Chilcott from $ 35.

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Sessions at The Bathouse start from $ 40.

Husk Distillers is located on 150 hectares of farmland located between the sea in the east and the Gondwana rainforest.

We are booked on a tour with a group of cheerful women who appear to be around 10 drinks for us, pretty impressive considering when we arrived just after 11 AM.

Agricole means that the rum is made from sugar cane. The alcohol is then aged in old whiskey barrels from America that provide a unique taste.

They also make Ink Gin here, so called because it is blue – naturally colored with botanicals.

Gold Coast and the surrounding areas have some of the best beaches in Australia
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Gold Coast and the surrounding areas have some of the best beaches in Australia

Gold Coast and the surrounding areas have some of the best beaches in Australia

After a tour, can you sit back with a cheese board with a gin mating or sip a cocktail on the front garden?

For me, a trip to the Gold Coast would not be complete without a visit to Coolangatta – which I believe has some of the best beaches in Australia.

If you need a cool beer with a view, head to Rainbow Bay Surf Lifesaving Club.

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As the sun sets over the majestic high-rise, it's easy to see why the Gold Coast is now an A-list vacation destination.

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