If you are looking for attractive places to live, then Trinity Beach should be top of your list of locations to explore and get to know. Just a short drive from Cairns, it’s a friendly and vibrant suburb with a traditional Queensland welcome.
The area is a great mix of holiday accommodation and residents, mostly appealing to those who like the good things in life. With a population of over 5,000, this area is ideal for established professionals as well as those looking to start a new family.
Trinity Beach is about 10 miles from the centre of Cairns and comprises a mile-long stretch of beach on the eastern coast of Australia, where you’ll also find some amazing coral reefs. Whether you are looking for great views, fantastic activities, beachside dining in friendly cafes and restaurants or relaxing walks, Trinity Beach has plenty to offer.
Trinity Bay was initially named by Lieutenant James Cook in the 1770s and used to be a day out destination for the residents of nearby Cairns around the time of the Second World War.
In more recent times, the area has become less of a weekend destination for holidaymakers and more of a residential haven. The buildings are generally new and pristine with great views of the coastline.
If you want to live near an amazing city like Cairns but want a more quiet existence with access to the clear blue sea and the Barrier Reef, Trinity Beach has certainly become one of the most sought after locations in recent years. Often thought of as a holiday paradise, it is home to just over 5,500 residents.
With an average age of 40, this is a younger population than many locations in Australia and almost half are couples without children. Apart from being one of the most beautiful locations in the world, you’ll need to get used to this being a holiday destination and enjoy the vibrancy of people coming and going at almost all times of the year.
Trinity Beach has become one of the leading dining destinations in recent years with plenty of alfresco restaurants near the sea. Cuisines vary from Australian Fusion to Thai, Indian and Italian food with plenty of atmosphere and great prices. Shopping covers all your basic needs but with the busier Cairns just a few miles away there is access to practically everything you could need.
Popular attractions include the Barrier Reef and nearby Daintree Forest which includes amazing waterfalls.
Education in the area is extensive and includes Trinity Beach Community Kindergarten, several primaries and two state schools that are welcoming and have good reputations. Transportation to busier areas such as Cairns, if you don’t have a car, is best done through the bus network – a one-way journey is about 30 minutes and costs just a few dollars.
Median house prices for Trinity Beach start around $500,000 and for units, you can expect to pay $270,000. If you are considering buying a property as an investment, letting out can often start at just over $500 per week and bring a good return.