If you’re looking for somewhere to rekindle your friendship, look no further than Byron Bay. Read on to find out about some of the best accommodation, beaches, cafes and locations to enjoy with your bestie for a trip to remember.
Where to eat and sleep
Byron Quarter Holiday Apartments
Byron Quarter Holiday Apartments is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing break away with your best friend. Located just 200 metres from the sandy shores of Byron Bay, this gem is the ideal spot to chill out as it’s close to a number of cafes, walks shops and attractions. Both glamorous and affordable, there are a variety of apartments to choice from including traditional one and two bedrooms as well as superior apartments that are lavishly decorated.
For the perfect retreat, we recommend the two bedroom superior; this spacious open plan apartment is home to an extensive kitchen, two comfortable bedrooms, a modern bathroom and relaxing lounge that leads on to a large private balcony complete with an outdoor table and sun lounges. This is the perfect place to crack open your favourite bottle of wine while you enjoy a good old catch up with your best friend! Oh and one last thing, be sure to make good use of the heated plunge pool, it’s simply divine.
Where: 8 Byron Street Byron Bay NSW 2481
Whether you’re looking for breakfast, lunch or a mid-afternoon snack, Byronian Cafe is the ideal spot to visit. Located on Jonson Street this friendly and welcoming cafe is home to delicious melt-in-your-mouth dishes, superb coffee and friendly service, as well as a gorgeous outdoor eating area that tops off the whole experience. It doesn’t get much better than this, so take a seat either indoors or outside while you scan over their decadent menu that includes a number of tasty dishes.
If you’re visiting for lunch and fancy something light to pick at, be sure to check out the small plates on the menu that include dishes such as seared scollops, grilled haloumi, salmon tartare and mushroom beignet. If you’d prefer something a little more wholesome, check out their substantial list of mains and order the classic Byronian burger that includes crispy bacon, swiss cheese, relish, pickles aioli and fries. Love cocktails? Make sure you order one of their finest concoctions before sitting back in their tranquil garden to relax.
Where: 111 Jonson Street Byron Bay NSW 2481
Explore Byron Bay
Broken Head Beach
If the sun is shining this stunning sandy location is the perfect place to enjoy a long day in the fresh air. Surrounded by national park reserves, Broken Head Beach is both beautiful and convenient homing barbecue areas, shower facilities and a large grassy area. If you’re both after some peace and quiet, we recommend you pack yourselves a picnic and head down to this serene beach for a day to remember. Lay a blanket down on the sand and dip your toes in the crisp ocean or take a walk along the long sandy shore to stretch your legs.
Where: Suffolk Park NSW 2481
Cape Byron Lighthouse
If you and your best friend enjoy nothing more than sightseeing, be sure to take a stroll around the headland that is home to Cape Byron Lighthouse during your stay. This famous landmark was built in 1899 and is the most easterly in Australia. Either find a bench to sit on while you admire the views or meander down the path where you can commonly see dolphins and whales.
Where: 1 Lighthouse Road Byron Bay NSW 2481
Where do you and your friends visit in Byron Bay? We’d love to know!