Kings Beach is Caloundra’s main surfing beach and is a magnet for retirees and holidaying families. Right next door to Bulcock Beach and Caloundra’s business centre, this bustling tourism precinct is central to everything – shopping, dining, schools, medical centres, and sporting and recreational facilities. Houses in Kings Beach are tightly held. Named after Allan King who built the Grand Central Guest House at Caloundra headland in 1908, the suburb is dominated by apartments strategically positioned on the hillside to take advantage of the stunning views. Whales, dolphins and passing ships can be spotted from private balconies. Looking to the north you can see Point Cartwright. To the south there are spectacular views to Pumicestone Passage, Bribie Island and the Glasshouse Mountains. Kings Beach’s vibrant foreshore boasts a tidal seawater lap pool, children’s pool and wading area with disabled access. Kings Beach has a gentle beach break and is a patrolled beach with protected swimming areas. Caloundra Craft Market is held each Sunday between 9am and 3pm at Kings Beach.