Located just a footstep away from the gloriously sandy carpet of Belongil Beach, the Beachcombers Resort is the perfect location to spend a long weekend. Well known for their spacious rooms and quiet location, you are able to relax in complete comfort while leaving the stress of your working life at home. Soak up the rays while you read that novel you’ve been dying to pick up next to their recently renovated pool which oozes with class and sophistication. Whether you are planning an action-packed weekend full of surfing, shopping and kayaking, or are more inclined to spend your time relaxing in the Byron Bay sun with your loved one, the Beachcombers Resort is the perfect place to stay.
Where: 23-25 Shirley Street, Byron Bay, NSW, 2481
With over five acres of beautiful sub-tropical forests, Azabu is the ultimate location for anyone looking to escape the hectic city life for a day of complete relaxation. Just a couple of minutes drive from the centre of Byron Bay, Azabu offers a unique day spa for both day guests and people staying at their gorgeous resort, including full use of a range of heated facilities. Revive, indulge and submerge yourself in a variety of traditional Japanese treatments and delights. Enjoy a warming cup of green tea while you take in the gorgeous sights of their spectacular outdoor surroundings, or have a refreshing dip in their outdoor pool to cleanse your mind. Whether you require a deep tissue massage to renew your sore muscles or a signature facial to give you a glowing complexion, Azabu’s professional and experienced therapists are able to deliver.
Where: 317 Skinners Shoot Road, Byron Bay, NSW, 2401
Woody’s Surf Shack
If you are feeling lively and looking for somewhere a little different to hang out this evening, pop down to Woody’s Surf Shack located off the main Byron Bay stretch. Recently opened, this quirky little bar serves up a treat of sprits, beers and cocktails which are perfect for an evening of chilled fun. With its super trendy, surf-inspired decor, this place is a serious contender in the line-up of the best bars in town. Playing old-school classics as well as modern beats, you are able to dance the night away while sipping on your favourite drink. Depending on the night, Woody’s Surf Shack runs a number of specials such as free rides to the bar on Fridays or free entry before 11pm on Saturdays, as well as crazy prizes to be won such as a two night stay at a surf camp, adventure activities or day trips to Nimbin.
Where: Shop 9–10,The Plaza/90-96 Jonson Street, Byron Bay, NSW, 2481
If you are looking for a delicious breakfast to really nurture your insides, pop to Targa where you will be greeted with a breakfast menu to die for. Select from their range of organic and gourmet delights to build your own breakfast feast, or choose from their delicious pre-set menu. Whether you are after a hearty French omelette or a nutritional bowl of twisted bircher, you will be able to find the perfect breakfast dish to cure your morning belly rumbles at Targa. Located in a primary spot, you are able to enjoy a filling and healthy breakfast before heading outside to take in the fresh Byron Bay air.
Where: 11 Marvell Street, Byron Bay, NSW, 2481
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