Twenty Blissful Coastal Escapes You Can Book in Shoalhaven
Escape the city for a few nights in a romantic former silo with 360-degree views or a group getaway with private beach access.
This year's thrown any plans for a globe-trotting overseas holiday out the window. But there's an easy fix for your travel blues and it's located just three hours south of Sydney, in the picturesque southcCoast region of Shoalhaven. With white sandy beaches and a breezy pace of life, this coastal stretch makes for a dream getaway destination, whenever you need a timeout from big city living. And it's brimming with beautiful stays located by the water, befitting your next, much-deserved break. We've done the hard work for you and rounded up 20 of the most blissful coastal escapes you can book in Shoalhaven. Choose a winner, pack that swimsuit and get set for a hard-earned beachside getaway.
DRIFTWOOD COTTAGE, NARRAWALLEE
A bright, contemporary beach house, located just a quick hop from the inlet. Expect fresh styling, a roomy entertainer's deck and a spacious, pet-friendly yard.
How much? From $557 a night, sleeps eight.
FLAT ROCK BEACH HOUSE, BENDALONG
Located just minutes from two gorgeous beaches, this architecturally designed bungalow is holiday goals. It's got modern features throughout and a leafy native garden.
How much? From $260 a night, sleeps six.
BAYVIEW MAGNIFICENT, MOLLYMOOK BEACH
This cheery coastal getaway boasts its own backyard pool and space for the whole gang. Plus, a top-notch deck, overlooking North Mollymook Beach.
How much? From $235 a night, sleeps 12.
SOUTH COAST BEACH ESCAPE, NARRAWALLEE
Soak up the serenity at this self-contained coastal retreat, featuring thoughtful modern touches, private sunny backyard and a primo location close to Narrawallee Beach.
How much? From $200 a night, sleeps four.
GREAT QUIET LOCATION, MOLLYMOOK BEACH
This contemporary coastal gem is a breath of fresh sea air, complete with lush, dog-friendly lawn and spacious deck. Not to mention, a six-person outdoor spa.
How much? From $338 a night, sleeps six.
DROP IN, BENDALONG
Break from reality with a stay at this gorgeously updated 50s beach cottage, rocking a suite of luxurious features, plus firepit and outdoor tub.
How much? From $160 a night, sleeps three.
BANNISTER HEAD COTTAGE, MOLLYMOOK BEACH
A breezy modern cottage, boasting absolute ocean frontage. Unwind in style, with luxe furnishings, epic views and an in-ground pool overlooking the water.
How much? From $379 a night, sleeps four.
ATRA, CALLALA BEACH
This is the kind of stunning beachfront home you'll never want to leave. Enjoy luxurious, group-friendly spaces, dedicated media room and private beach access.
How much? From $1249 a night, sleeps 12.
BAREFOOT, CALLALA BEACH
A luxe, modern riff on the classic beach house, with open-plan living spaces spilling right out onto private lawn and sandy shoreline.
How much? From $496 a night, sleeps four.
BEACH BREAK, MOLLYMOOK
Just a quick stroll off the beach, this beautifully restored retro delight boasts space aplenty, complete with sprawling deck, two kitchens and a separate downstairs studio apartment.
How much? From $263 a night, sleeps seven.
IMMACULATE BEACH RETREAT, CURRARONG
The upscale beach getaway you've been dreaming of. This chic cottage features all the considered touches, including a tranquil deck primed for afternoon cocktails.
How much? From $495 a night, sleeps four.
IZBA, CALLALA BAY
Revel in your own Mediterranean-inspired paradise right on Callala Bay. This one's a lofty pad with dreamy outlook, luxury features and absolute water frontage.
How much? From $433 a night, sleeps nine.
GORGEOUS BEACHSIDE COTTAGE, VINCENTIA
With its stylish fit-out and peaceful setting amongst sandy shoreline and natural bushland, this beachside bungalow makes for an idyllic couples' coast escape.
How much? From $179 a night, sleeps two.
MOLLYMOOK BEACH OCEAN, MOLLYMOOK
A spacious seaside apartment, decked out in bright whites and natural tones, and boasting blissful ocean views. You might even spy some dolphins from the balcony.
How much? From $500 a night, sleeps six.
CLOUD NINE LUXURY VILLA, VINCENTIA
This architectural stunner boasts an incredible outlook over Jervis Bay, with luxurious interiors to match. Expect high-end features and a stunning deck for soaking up those views.
How much? From $521 a night, sleeps six.
THE RIVER RETREAT, SUSSEX INLET
A pet-friendly holiday paradise, set right on the river's edge. This one's got a breezy indoor-outdoor set-up with sunny waterfront lawn and its own private jetty.
How much? From $271 a night, sleeps seven.
SOUTH COAST AT NGURRA, CURRARONG
This luxuriously revamped 50s cottage makes for one stylish coastal escape. You'll adore the charming seaside village location and the entertainer's deck is summer perfection.
How much? From $264 a night, sleeps three.
THE OLD BOTTLESHOP, CURRARONG
If you're after irresistible ocean views, direct beach access and a bright, modern pad to unwind in, this is it. Pool table and roomy verandahs, included.
How much? From $465 a night, sleeps eight.
THE SILO AT MERRIBEE, NUMBAA
This former silo has been reworked into a romantic couples' escape, complete with four cosy levels, 360-degree views throughout and acres of enchanting gardens to explore.
How much? From $255 a night, sleeps two.
PRINCE EDWARD ESCAPE, CULBURRA BEACH
Metres from the sand, with newly renovated interiors, an enviable outdoor set-up and a separate studio apartment, this chic coastal cottage is a summer holiday dream.
How much? From $246 a night, sleeps eight.
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Published on October 24, 2020 by Libby Curran