Feed your body
Goldbergs Coffee House
Start your morning right with a trip to Goldbergs Coffee House. This established location is home to some of the best gourmet, cafe-style cuisine in Newcastle and definetly one not to be missed. If you are searching for the ideal place to relax and enjoy a delicious morning dish, this quirky little Newcastle gem can deliver. For breakfast, dive into a bowl of Bircher style Chai muesli complete with grated apple, toasted nuts, strawberry & vanilla compote; this number will be sure to wake you up and give you the energy for a day of relaxation in Newcastle. Pair this with one of their famous barista coffees and enjoy in their quaint and relaxing cafe atmosphere for the perfect brekky experience.
Where: 137 Darby Street, Cooks Hill, NSW, 2300
Stretch your legs on the beach
If you’re in dire need to clear your mind, head down to one of the many beautiful beaches in Newcastle and stroll along the sandy shorelines. A form of meditation to many, it has been proven that walking is actually one of the best ways to find clarity and relax. With the gorgeous views and luscious sandy coastlines that Newcastle has to offer, you are in the perfect place to pause your thoughts and chill out, listening to nothing but the sound of the waves and the swooping of the gulls. So grab a takeaway coffee from Goldbergs Coffee House, kick off your shoes, roll up your jeans and head to the waters edge for some beach-style meditation.
Where: Newcastle Beach, NSW, 2300
Indulge in lunch
Rocksalt Seafood Restaurant
In the mood for indulgence? Visit Rocksalt Seafood Restaurant for a tranquil dining experience overlooking the peaceful Newcastle Marina. Relax on the balcony and feel at one with nature as you view their exquisite menu which is full of delicious and contemporary dishes designed to melt-in-your-mouth. If you are dining with a partner or friend, be sure to order the grilled seafood plate for two which includes bugs, prawns, crab, fish, mussels, squid and octopus. Enjoy this fantastically fresh seafood experience over a crisp glass of white wine while relaxing in the fresh outdoor air. If you are looking for the perfect restaurant location where you can unwind and forget about the stress of everyday life, find it here at Rocksalt Seafood Restaurant.
Where: 91 Hannell Street, Wickham, NSW, 2293
Step inside the Yoga Loft; located in the heart of Newcastle, this tranquil area is home to peace, meditation and mindfulness movement. If you are in search for the ideal way to relax, be sure to visit this friendly location for some of the best classes in the area, taught by masters in the field. Whether you’re new to yoga or a veteran yogi, there are a number of classes which are perfect for all abilities. Overlook the beautiful waters of Newcastle beach as you ease into a majestic state of mind. If your muscles are in need of a little extra TLC after your class, book in for a professional and dedicated massage with one of their expertly trained masseuses to relieve muscular strain and relax your body.
Where: 5/50 Hunter Street, Newcastle, NSW, 2300
Does nothing relax you more than a massage? Check out our Newcastle guide to some of the best massages in the area here.
What is your perfect way to relax and unwind? Enlighten us in the comments below!