Byron Bay
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About
Byron Hills is situated situated just 3 mins drive into the quaint village of Bangalow and 6-10 mins to Byron’s beaches. Ballina/Byron Airport is a 20 min drive and Coolongatta Airport is a 45 min drive. The property sits on 5 lush acres with views of the surrounding Hinterland and Macadamia farms. The house is well equipped and beautifully furnished with warm inviting interiors. There are 4 good sized bedrooms in total. The Master Suite including an ensuite and outdoor bath with stunning views. Each of the bedrooms open onto gardens or decks with views. There are several outdoor zones to enjoy including an undercover bbq area with seating for 8 people including lounge area. The Tuscan inspired pergola also seating for 8 people includes a traditional pizza oven. This is a beautiful space of an evening as the sun goes down behind the spot lit 100 year old Fig tree. There are monthly markets held as well as the weekly Saturday morning Farmers market where you will find local produce.
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  • Juliet T
    30 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    FABULOUS Byron
    I love Byron Bay. Restaurants are ace abd customer service that I've experienced have been excellent. DI Vino and Bang Bang are both excellent restaurants with highly personalised service. Regards accommodation I stayed at a lovely hidden gem called Casa Piera just behind the city center in a quiet street. The host Emily would make you feel totally at home and the decor of this little side apartment attached to their large gorgeous home is pretty special. There's also a friendly Cafe right next door. Try it out you'll love it!
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 28 June 2023
  • The Walking Critic
    Perth, Australia659 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful spot
    Having visited the town we decided to do as the Romans do in Rome and headed to the beach. Parking was no easy prospect for such a popular destination, but the car park angels were on our side, as we found a spot to the southern side of the bay. It was really windy, but still fairly protected. People of all ages and walks of life were either walking, or surfing, or playing in the sand. The location is very pretty and despite being a major tourist trap, there were still places to visit in and enjoy, particularly if you ventured off the right side and into the rocks to find other hidden bays.
    Visited March 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 13 July 2023
  • Jeffry b
    Essendon, Australia13,331 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beach town is great for families
    Byron Bay is one of the trendiest beach towns in Australia; this up-market New South Wales destination is great for holidays. Surfers like the regular, rolling waves; families love the seaside. The shopping is desirable; the popular restaurants are memorable. Getting a holiday home for families while you stay is usually convenient. Hotels are available to interstate and international travelers.
    Visited March 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written 11 March 2024
  • Mairwen1
    United Kingdom10,624 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Crowded & Touristy But Also Lively, Fun & Stunningly Beautiful
    Almost every Australian who talks about Byron starts by saying in a wistful tone, ’It’s not what it used to be’ and then goes on to lament that the once bohemian surfers’ paradise has been ruined by tourism and commercialisation. Certainly it's a tourist mecca these days but it’s also a lively, fun, and stunningly beautiful part of the NSW coastline. The beaches all have rolling waves and long stretches of golden sand. We alternated between Main Beach, Clarkes Beach and Wategos but our favourite was The Pass. The thing that really ‘made’ our trip was staying right on the beach. Byron Bay Beachfront Apartments were directly opposite Main beach so we walked nearly everywhere and hardly moved our car during our stay. Car parking and congestion on the main road are two of the big frustrations for many visitors to Byron so if you can avoid this by booking centrally located accommodation then it will make all the difference. The village centre was also just a couple of minutes walk away. It’s crowded for sure but it also offers lots of shops, boutiques, cafes, street entertainers, bars, and upmarket restaurants. Japonaise Kitchen was our favourite for a casual meal. Byron Bay is mostly all about the beaches but if you need a change of pace, there are a lot of other things to do. One afternoon we decided to do a bit of exploring so we walked the Byron Bay History Walking Trail (see separate review). On the weekend, we went to the very popular Community Markets which are held on Sunday mornings. The best non-beach thing we did was visiting The Farm. Kids loved feeding the sheep, chickens and pigs and we loved relaxing at the cafe-restaurant.
    Visited March 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written 14 March 2024
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Jacqueline M
14 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Family
Beautiful beaches and great sunset photos. Expensive shops and food, very tourist oriented.

I recommend visiting byron bay wildlife sanctuary.
Written 28 March 2024
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Mairwen1
United Kingdom10,624 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Family
Almost every Australian who talks about Byron starts by saying in a wistful tone, ’It’s not what it used to be’ and then goes on to lament that the once bohemian surfers’ paradise has been ruined by tourism and commercialisation.
Certainly it's a tourist mecca these days but it’s also a lively, fun, and stunningly beautiful part of the NSW coastline.
The beaches all have rolling waves and long stretches of golden sand. We alternated between Main Beach, Clarkes Beach and Wategos but our favourite was The Pass.
The thing that really ‘made’ our trip was staying right on the beach.
Byron Bay Beachfront Apartments were directly opposite Main beach so we walked nearly everywhere and hardly moved our car during our stay.
Car parking and congestion on the main road are two of the big frustrations for many visitors to Byron so if you can avoid this by booking centrally located accommodation then it will make all the difference.
The village centre was also just a couple of minutes walk away. It’s crowded for sure but it also offers lots of shops, boutiques, cafes, street entertainers, bars, and upmarket restaurants.
Japonaise Kitchen was our favourite for a casual meal.
Byron Bay is mostly all about the beaches but if you need a change of pace, there are a lot of other things to do.
One afternoon we decided to do a bit of exploring so we walked the Byron Bay History Walking Trail (see separate review).
On the weekend, we went to the very popular Community Markets which are held on Sunday mornings.
The best non-beach thing we did was visiting The Farm. Kids loved feeding the sheep, chickens and pigs and we loved relaxing at the cafe-restaurant.
Written 14 March 2024
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Jeffry b
Essendon, Australia13,331 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Family
Byron Bay is one of the trendiest beach towns in Australia; this up-market New South Wales destination is great for holidays. Surfers like the regular, rolling waves; families love the seaside. The shopping is desirable; the popular restaurants are memorable. Getting a holiday home for families while you stay is usually convenient. Hotels are available to interstate and international travelers.
Written 11 March 2024
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Samantha S
Madison, WI12 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Couples
While the beaches can be nice, and the walk to the lighthouse was truly gorgeous, the rest of the Byron experience was vastly underwhelming and gross. The streets of downtown smell like stale beer, dirty taps, urine, and rott. The drivers are exceptionally dangerous, with no regard for pedestrians, making walking around an unappealing option at best.

The people here, both on the beach and on the streets, are filthy. Most folks wear no shoes anywhere, clearly haven't showered or applied deodorant in days, and are rude. They are genuinely disgusting.

The excursions, like snorkeling or horseback riding are the only things that make visiting worth it. Even then, accommodations are overpriced and under-supplied.

There are some nice aspects to Byron, but if you're looking for a nice vacation destination I would highly suggest looking elsewhere for equivalent beauty and much better standards. If you're a backpacker, this might be the spot for you, but a tourist not so much.
Written 19 December 2023
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cazza6662016
Greater Melbourne, Australia156 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Family
This once friendly beach haven is now a tourist mecca with a continuous stream of cars and people.
Many of the places we visited seemed to dislike tourists, making entry to bars and pubs difficult for some members of our group, despite ID.
Everything ridiculously overpriced - from parking, venues, food and drink.
Some beautiful views but comparable to many other friendlier places on the coast.
Byron. Been & done!
Written 19 November 2023
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Chris
61 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
We came here for a wedding and whilst walking around the streets looking for a restaurant we were verbally abused on three separate occasions by three separate groups of men for being gay. They are so retro in this town that even the word ‘poofter’ is still used liberally. My partner and me are in our 60’s and were so threatened by this that we returned to the safety of our hotel without dinner. This town is dangerous for gay people - stay away and spend your pink dollars somewhere else.
Written 21 October 2023
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Marty ..
Ballina, Australia3,107 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Solo
Totally overall , there are plenty of other NSW coastal touristy towns , with better value for money .. as Byron Bay is overpriced .. specifically with accommodation & it’s high street parking fees everywhere over Byron Bay CBD
Written 2 August 2023
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The Walking Critic
Perth, Australia659 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Family
Having visited the town we decided to do as the Romans do in Rome and headed to the beach.

Parking was no easy prospect for such a popular destination, but the car park angels were on our side, as we found a spot to the southern side of the bay. It was really windy, but still fairly protected. People of all ages and walks of life were either walking, or surfing, or playing in the sand.

The location is very pretty and despite being a major tourist trap, there were still places to visit in and enjoy, particularly if you ventured off the right side and into the rocks to find other hidden bays.
Written 13 July 2023
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Juliet T
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia30 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Solo
I love Byron Bay. Restaurants are ace abd customer service that I've experienced have been excellent.
DI Vino and Bang Bang are both excellent restaurants with highly personalised service.

Regards accommodation I stayed at a lovely hidden gem called Casa Piera just behind the city center in a quiet street. The host Emily would make you feel totally at home and the decor of this little side apartment attached to their large gorgeous home is pretty special. There's also a friendly Cafe right next door. Try it out you'll love it!
Written 28 June 2023
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Raw S
Sydney, Australia5 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Couples
Noisy, smelly, crowded, way over priced. This would have to be by far the worst place I have ever been to. Payed to stay 4 nights, stayed 1 night and left to drive the 7 hours home early the next morning.
Written 14 April 2023
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