The Central Coast, an hour north of Sydney, offers an easy escape, to rekindle the taste for travel with a mini-break close to home.
With some COVID-19 social distancing restrictions still in place across the state, it’s imperative to travel with a level of social responsibility, while welcoming a gentle return to the classic regional road-trip. Take advantage of the Central Coast’s easy distance from Sydney and variety of accommodation, all on nature’s doorstep for a revitalising escape.
You can book a stay in one of a number of holiday property options: romantic properties for couples, luxurious digs in beachside beauties, boutique resorts with plenty of space to roam, and budget-friendly escapes for a family getaway in the Central Coast.
Dunderave – a luxurious beachfront property, perched on the headland at exclusive Spoon Bay, nestled between Wamberal and Forresters beaches.
The Box at Macs – an architectural beauty sits across two acres in a commanding position by Macmasters Beach.
Copacabana Beach House – perched on the headland at Copacabana beach with incredible views. This designer Airbnb property is an adults retreat or suitable for older families looking for a luxe getaway. Walking distance to the sands of Copa beach, village and Captain Cook lookout as a vantage point for whale-watching.
Pretty Beach House – the rock-star abode where celebrities and high profile names like Bill Gates stay when in Australia. Hidden amongst the gums, with personal catering for a true luxe experience.
Ohana on Hutton – barefoot luxury beach-house at North Entrance, walking distance to the white sands of the Central Coast’s beautiful northern stretch of sands.
Bells at Killcare, Killcare – a landmark property on the Central Coast, this boutique five-star resort offers luxurious cottages, suites and villas set against the backdrop of the Bouddi National Park. With plenty of space to roam amongst the manicured gardens and surrounding great outdoors, it’s the ultimate getaway for couples to relax and unwind.
The Writers’ Retreat – a 1920s cottage, perched right on the water’s edge at Hardys Bay. A serenely beautiful location on the water that stirs creativity.
The Outlook Cabana, Terrigal – perched at the top of a valley with a panoramic view over the property’s lap pool and out to the ocean beyond. Wake up to the sunrise from this indulgent studio accommodation for couples wanting a private coastal escape.
The Boathouse Hotel Patonga – an easy weekend getaway from Palm Beach, it’s a beautiful ferry trip straight to Patonga with luxurious apartment accommodation with views over the ocean.
Ravensdale – a secluded, hinterland escape in the Yarramalong Valley, set on a 200-acre private valley property. Fire up the pizza oven, then simply relax and reconnect with nature at this architecturally-designed holiday oasis.
Anchor in Avoca Beach – a new 4-bedroom family-friendly holiday home in the heart of Avoca Beach, completely refurbished with a chic, modern aesthetic. Walking distance to the sands of Avoca and North Avoca beaches and lagoon. Priced from $250 per night.
The Greenhouse Retreats – with two locations to choose from at Pearl Beach and Green Point, their Green Point home is right on Brisbane Water and a paradise for those that want to grab a SUP or kayak and enjoy an adventure on the water.
Glenworth Valley Eco Cabins & Glamping tents – surrounded by the Glenworth Valley nature-scape, where you will witness the daily ‘Running of the Horses’ for an experience that feels like it’s straight out of The Man From Snowy River. They also offer Glamping tents by the river.
Malolo at Macs – a classic family-friendly, pet-friendly beachhouse at Macmasters Beach, with a bunkhouse the kids will adore, and walking distance to the beach.
Hardy’s Bayside Blue – pet-friendly accommodation by the beautiful, still waters of Hardy’s Bay just outside of Killcare, with a great dog-friendly nature trail by the water close by.