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CQ Village Festival 2019

The 2019 CQUniversity Village Festival will run over two weekends for 2-11 August. A new production of the extraordinary Redfoot Cabearet will be the Gala Opening event on Friday August 2nd and Saturday August 3rd 2019. The core music program for the Village Festival is staged on the iconic Yeppoon foreshore main stage, and is complemented with a number of key venues running significant music and arts programs including: The Strand Hotel; the Queen Street Community Hall; Keppel Bay Sailing Club; The Railway Hotel; and Yeppoon Town Hall. Many other events and arts programs and installations will also be presented along Yeppoon’s main beach and Lagoon Precinct, in local parks and as far as Emu Park!

With the longer Festival duration in 2019 their will also be music on the foreshore stage on Friday 9 August, with the headline act being popular Sydney band Kingswood On Saturday 10m legendary Australian rockers the Hoodoo Gurus will wow the crowd with their long list of well-known Australian hits. The Hoodoo Gurus occupy a special place in Australian music history, boasting nine studio albums between 1982 to the presnt day. Hoodoo Gurus can proudly call themselves Australian Rock Pioneers.

Villa Mar Colina is offering two and three night packages. Be sure to book your accommodation early so you don’t miss out. Give us a call to discuss your options on 07 49393177

Winter in Yeppoon

Winters in Yeppoon are magical because …

The weather is perfect and the water still warm enough to swim in, especially if you’re coming from the South!

Expect an average temperature of 24 degrees during winter days. If you are looking to get away from a hectic life style, look no further than Villa Mar Colina, where you can spend lazy days on your patio or balcony, sipping a chilled glass of wine, watching the world go by. If a little more action is what you would prefer a day out exploring Bifield could be an option, or pack a picnic lunch and head for a drive along Farnborough beach, where you could throw in a line. A visit to Capricorn Caves is a wonderful experience, not to be missed. You can also catch a ferry across to Keppel Island, with Freedom Fast Cats or Keppel Konnections, to spend the day on the beach or experience one of their cruises. A Whale watching cruise is available from July to September. Sail the Keppels with Funtastic Cruises, fulfil your dreams on a 56ft Luxury catamaran with Rod and Ita. Hold a Koala at Cooberrie Park Wildlife Sanctuary, or a snake or a lizard or two if you dare. Experience the rush of being close to today’s link to the dinosaurs at Koorana Crocodile Farm. Be amazed at their size and broaden your knowledge of nature’s oldest children. Yeppoon also has great restaurants and great shopping, so don’t delay book your next getaway at Villamarcolina in Yeppoon, gataway to the Southern Great Barrier Reef.

We’ve prepared this article to share with you the best things to do in Yeppoon in winter.

Yeppoon Accommodation – Villa Mar Colina the place to stay

Villa Mar Colina offers 1, 2, 3 bedroom villas and magnificant 3 bedroom Penthouse overlooking Yeppoon’s Keppel Bay with spectacular views across to the Islands. Only 150 Meters from Yeppoon Foreshore, great restaurants and great shopping. Come and experience our great hospitality for yourself Check availability or book your winter escape now.

Yeppoon refurbished Accommodation

We at Villa Mar Colina are very excited to announce that we have a newly refurbished 2 bedroom/2 bathroom Town House available.  The very roomy bedrooms and bathrooms are downstairs and the living area and large Balcony are upstairs, and of course the views are breathtaking. The apartment also has a secure remote controlled garage. Come and check it out we are sure you will not be disappointed.  While you are here we would recommend you stay for a while and check out all the Capricorn Coast has to offer.  The magnificant Yeppoon Lagoon, Keppel Island, Byfield National Park, War Memerial Emu Park, just the name a few of the wonderful attractions.

Yeppoon, a destination, not just a stopover.

Great things are happening in Yeppoon.  Gone are the days and nights of nothing to do. Yeppoon now offers fun and entertainment for all our visitors.  Yeppoon foreshore precinct has had a major overhaul and now offers not only beautiful gardens, a water park, skate park, playground but a magnificent Lagoon for not just families, but for everyone to enjoy. We have found at Villa Mar Colina that guests are extending there stay once they realise all the town now has to offer.  Great shopping, great restaurants including Vue Wine bar and Restaurant, Afishionados, Charlies on the Beach, Megalomania and Pie Ally just to name a few. Of course,  one could not leave without a day cruising the Keppels with Funtastic Cruises or visiting Keppel Island with Freedom Fast Cats.  Another great day is a trip to Byfield National Park to discover all the great walks.   Whatever you enjoy doing would certainly take longer than an overnight stay in Yeppoon.  Come and check us out.

Yeppoon Accommodation – 5 Reasons Villa Mar Colina offers unique accommodation

1.   Stunning Views  – Imagine sitting back on your private patio taking in the spectacular views of Keppel Bay.

2.  Very Roomy Apartments –  Our apartments are extremely roomy with separate dining, living area and large bedrooms.

3.  Own Private Patio  and remote controlled lock up garage –  Sit back, relax, enjoy, knowing your car or motor bike  is securely locked away.

View from Patio

4.  Quiet Location –  Villa Mar Colina is situated in a very quiet location, but still only 150 meters from Yeppoon’s town centre, beach, restaurants and shops.

5.  Spectacular Illusion Pool and BBQ Area –  Come and experience

Valentines Day in Yeppoon

Stay at Villa Mar Colina this Valentines Day and receive complimentary wine and chocolates on arrival. There are also Plenty of great restaurants in Yeppoon offering special Valentine’s Day menus.       Dinner and show at Footlights Theatre Restaurant Ph 0749392399,      6 course dinner at Charlie’s Cafe Phone 0439 988 903  Vue wine bar and restaurant  Ph4939 8034. MegalomaniaRestaurant Ph 49392333. So exciting to be able to offer our guests great accommodation in Yeppoon and so many dinner choices for that very special person in your life.


Yeppoon Tropical Hideaway

Are you dreaming of escaping winter and heading to a  tropical hideaway?  Is the air still crisp with the sting of winter and you’re finding it hard to roll out of bed in the morning?

If you’re from the southern states and you’re looking for an out, we promise it doesn’t have to be all woolly jumpers and socks this winter. Follow the sun to the Capricorn Coast!

The weather is beautiful, the beach breaks are still balmy, so come on; ditch the doona and fall into the warm, sandy embrace of Yeppoon’s beaches.  Stay with us at Villa Mar Colina to experience an escape from the winter chill and enjoy blue skies and warm weather to make that harsh winter seem shorter.  Who knows…you may never want to leave.<

Escape the Winter Chill

There’s nothing like drizzle to make you dream of sunshine. Or nippy winds to turn your thoughts to tropical idylls.

Those from the southern parts of Australia dream of escaping the icy reach of old Jack Frost at this time of year.  The Capricorn Coast, Yeppoon and Villa Mar Colina offer an escape from winter dreariness and provides a place where summer is eternal and shorts  are a year round staple.

Yeppoon does experience cooler nights in the winter months but in comparison to the southern states, it’s quite simply lovely weather.  The daytime winter temperatures on the Capricorn Coast are ideal for relaxing pool side with a good book and a cocktail, and the endless blue sky will have you forgetting grey old winter in no time.

To escape the winter chill, why not join us at Villa Mar Colina for that mid winter getaway to relax and recharge and forget about the cold?

Celebrate your wedding at Villa Mar Colina

There was no shortage of something blue at Natalie and Scott’s wedding, when they recently celebrated their marriage in Yeppoon.  With the azure ocean as a backdrop, this couple were in their element along the sandy shores of Lammermoor Beach to say their I Do’s.

Natalie got preparations underway in the stunning Penthouse at Villa Mar Colina.  With views along the Capricorn Coast, there was no shortage of perfect photo opportunities.  Under beautiful blue skies, Natalie and her four bridesmaids enjoyed their time in front of the camera with perfect weather and the islands as their inspiration.

Why not start your happily ever after in the Penthouse at Villa Mar Colina?

With outstanding views, three bedrooms, private spa, entertainer’s kitchen and huge lounge, this wonderful penthouse apartment will accommodate your bridal party in total luxury.

Pictures by Thalep’s photo.

Villa Mar Colina Photos

Following is just a small selection of photos from around Villa Mar Colina.