Elanora is a southern suburb of Gold Coast, Queensland, and is located between Tallabudgera Creek and Currumbin Creek 13 kilometres (8 mi) west-north-west of the coastal border town of Coolangatta and 94 kilometres (58 mi) south-southeast of Brisbane, the state capital. Its Local Government Area is the Gold Coast City Council.
Elanora, an Aboriginal word for “home by the sea”, was originally named as a platform on the South Coast Rail Line in 1922.
Elanora is bounded by Tallabudgera Creek to the northwest, Pacific Motorway to the northeast and east, and Guineas Creek and Simpsons Roads to the southeast. It contains Elanora State High School, Elanora Primary School and a small neighbourhood shopping centre on Nineteenth Avenue.
As at the 2001 census, Elanora had a population of 10,572, excluding overseas visitors.