As the name suggests, this central Gold Coast suburb is built around beautiful lakes that lend it an air of serenity with plenty of green spaces and parklands to explore. Varsity Lakes is mostly residential with many homes and apartments enjoying water views. Stroll along lakeside boardwalks and walking paths or throw in a line at Lake Orr and for a spot of fishing.Market Square is the retail hub of Varsity Lakes and is home to cute cafes, restaurants and take away options. Sample a local drop at Wildflower Gin distillery. Its central location makes Varsity Lakes an excellent homebase for exploring the Gold Coast. Shopping mecca, Robina Town Centre is just minutes away, as is North Burleigh Beach.