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Eleanor Knight4 years ago

If you're a self-proclaimed beach lover, this one's for you!

If you are searching for the ultimate beach bum destination, look no further than Byron Bay. A popular location with both the young and old, this quirky spot is the perfect place to let your hair down and enjoy some time out with your closest friends. Whether you're keen to visit this vibrant town for their sandy coastline, fantastic shops or the many bars, cafes and restaurants, one thing is for sure - you definitely wont be left disappointed. We have put together the best accommodation and places to eat in Byron Bay, alongside some cool locations to chill and things to do.

Before you follow this guide to the best cafesaccomodation and things to do in Byron Bay, make sure you have packed your bag full with all the necessities needed for a day of relaxation.

Make Main Beach your base for the day

Sandy coastlines - Byron Bay
Sandy coastlines – Byron Bay

Once arriving in Byron Bay, head straight to Main Beach and park the car. This is the perfect spot to call home for the day as it is close to an abundance of fantastic cafes, bars and shops – not to mention it is absolutely stunning. A popular shore with locals and tourists alike, take a gentle walk along the sandy shores or take a dip in the refreshing water to experience the true essence of Byron Bay.
Where: Main Beach, Byron Bay, NSW, 2481

Scan the local streets for the best shops

Happy shoppers- Byron Bay
Happy shoppers- Byron Bay

If you’re in the market for some new jewels, you have landed in the right place. Byron Bay is home to a number of stunning jewellery shops that offer unique jewellery you won’t find anywhere else. But it’s not all about rings and bracelets; the streets here are also flooded with fantastic clothing stores, tourist shops and other quirky locations where you can pick up some fantastic items.
Where: Jonson Street, Byron Bay, NSW, 2481

Okay, so you now you know where to go, all there is left to do is find a place to fill up your stomach and rest your head. Luckily, we have found the perfect places for you to do just that.

Café Oska

Gourmet meals, Cafe Oska - Byron Bay
Gourmet meals, Cafe Oska – Byron Bay

Whether you stop by for breakfast, lunch or a mid-morning snack, make sure Café Oska is your go-to spot for delicious food in Byron Bay. This quirky location is home to creative dishes and friendly staff who serve with a smile. If you’re stopping by for breakfast, order the VEG Breakfast which is made up of two free range eggs, roasted vegetables, hash brown and greens, served with hollandaise on toast; this delicious concoction is bound to fill in the holes before you hit the beach. Visiting for lunch? Grab the Oska Saladwhich contains, avocado, fetta and mixed salad with either grilled chicken, smoked salmon or roasted veggies. Whatever you decide to try, wash it all down with delicious locally produced iced tea and relax in this unique café for a true Byron Bay cafe experience.
Where: 1 Carlyle Street, Byron Bay, NSW, 2481

BayGer

The home of tasty burgers, BayGer - Byron Bay
The home of tasty burgers, BayGer – Byron Bay

This awesome burger joint is home to, you’ve guessed it, some of the best stacks in the area. With a number of vibrant combinations designed to melt-in-your-mouth, BayGer is the perfect place to visit with a bunch of friends. If you can’t go past dinner without a meaty dish, try the Juicy Lucy which includes prime beef, homemade cheese sauce, salad and homemade BayGer sauce. For all the health conscious individuals out there, don’t let the greasy stereotype of burgers put you off because BayGer’s burgers are all health conscious and packed with nutritious ingredients. Order The Tree Hugger which is stuffed to the brim with premium quality roasted vegetables and a lentil patty with grated carrot, salad and aioli sauce, for a healthy yet delicious stack.
Where: 8 Lawson Street, Byron Bay, NSW, 2481

Byron Bay Dolphins Motel

Comfort at its best, Byron Bay Dolphins Motel - Byron Bay
Comfort at its best, Byron Bay Dolphins Motel – Byron Bay

If you’re planning on sticking around for the evening, you’re going to want somewhere to stay. Byron Bay Dolphins Motel is the ideal spot to retire to once you have enjoyed a few chilled drinks in town. A short ride from the hustle and bustle of the town, this location is home to studio accommodation that including facilites such as en-suites, air-conditioning, free wi-fi and fully equipped kitchenettes. Call the friendly team at Byron Bay Dolphins Motel and book your reservation today.
Where: 32 Bangalow Road, Byron Bay, NSW, 2481

Where do you like to chill out in Byron Bay? Let us know in the comments below!

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