22 photos of Cotton Tree that will have you jumping in your car [gallery]
On the Sunshine Coast, halfway between laid-back Caloundra in the south and glitzy Noosa in the north, lies a pocket of gorgeous boutiques, fresh and inventive cafes and restaurants, and both beach and riverside real estate to plonk a picnic down on.
Get Fresh Cafe
The best days begin in this haven of nourishment.
Table for two
The adjoining deli has the pick of the best local produce, gourmet pantry items, organic superfoods, and sinfully good olives and cheese.
The finest edit of designer threads and accessories. You’ll find Australian labels like Spell, Sass & Bide and Lilya here.
By the seaside
Serving up a great selection of gluten-free treats, smoothies and their signature Envy burgers.
Crates & tins
Green with Envy
The Silva Spoon
Behold: A wall covered entirely with speciality teas, inventive hot chocolates, desserts set in tea cups and a beautiful selection of gifts.
Iced tea & gyoza
It's always time for tea
The Prickly Piñata
Not to be confused with this spiky cactus. Adding a splash of Mexico to the Esplanade, this restaurant is all pastel interiors, tasty tacos and cocktails that pack a punch.
Pastel Mexican dream
Cotton Tree chillin'
Go there now: Get Fresh | Alterior Motif | Envy | The Silva Spoon | The Prickly Piñata
*Photography: Krista Eppelstun