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Eleanor Knight3 years ago

Explore the beauty of Byron Bay with your best friend

Whether you have a hectic schedule, a crazy toddler or a demanding job, we can sometimes forget about what and who really matter. If you can't remember the last time you saw your best friend, perhaps it's time to take a step back from your daily cycle and enjoy some timeout with your sibling from another mother. Home to fantastic beaches, premium hotels, quirky cafes and amazing shops, Byron Bay is the ideal location to escape to for a trip away with your best friend. Whether you're the type who enjoy a relaxing affair with a cocktail in hand or prefer an active adventure in the fresh outdoors, there is something for everyone in this picture perfect town.

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

Premium plunge pool, Byron Quarter
Premium plunge pool, Byron Quarter Holiday Apartments – Byron Bay

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

Byronian Cafe

Exquisite food, Byronian Cafe - Byron Bay
Exquisite food, Byronian Cafe – Byron Bay

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

Gorgeous shoreline, Broken Head Beach
Gorgeous shoreline, 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

A Byron landmark, Cape Byron Lighthouse
A Byron landmark, 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!

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