A getaways does not need to be a week or two to gain the full benefits of a holiday. A quick day trip or an over nighter are just as worthwhile to recharge your energy & boost your mood. With minimal holiday leave it can be hard to get out of Sydney. Thats why we are big fans for little weekend getaways and day trips. It’s also a great way to catch up with friends or share some romantic time with your partner. Choosing accomadation is made so easy these days when you can find the perfect place using Airbnb. So find yourself a cosy little cottage to stay and relax! Just a wonderful way to make your weekend a little bit more special. See below a few of our favourite options for charming weekend getaways in NSW!
Charming Weekend Getaways In NSW
A cosy and rather isolated beach town is the best way to describe Seal Rocks. Drive 3.5 hours and you will find beautiful Seal Rocks lighthouse, perfect surfing beaches, great diving opportunities, idyllic picnic areas to spend a weekend getaway. It’s close to Myall Lakes National Park which allows you to go camping if you wish.
Escape from the city to admire colourful gardens, beautiful landscapes and waterfalls of the Southern Highlands, just a 90-minute drive from Sydney. It’s a perfect spot for a day trip adventure or relaxing weekend stay. You can take walks through the pine forests or choose from many cycling tracks for an active weekend. The Southern Highlands is also known for its fresh produce & wineries or why not participate at a health retreat. Make sure you visit the local markets and check out the many cute cafes.
Under 5 hours drive from Sydney, there is a wine region with beautiful agricultural views. Orange is a wonderful spot for a weekend getaway in NSW full of history. Discover the Orange Regional Gallery which is one of the best rural galleries in Australia. Its also worth checking out the beautiful Anglican Church and definitely take the time to visit multiple wineries and enjoy all the delicious wine & food Orange has to offer!
The Blue Mountains is full of breathtaking views, beautiful lookouts and many great bush walks! This only 90-minute drive away from Sydney not only offers walking tracks but also other activities such as apple picking, a Japanese-style spa experience and the opportunity to learn about deep spiritual resonance at the Waradah Aboriginal Centre. Make sure you pack your camera and walking shoes!
You wouldn’t believe the CBD is just a few hours away from this tropical paradise! Jervis Bay offers beautiful white sand beaches to relax and spot dolphins! Despite the tropical atmosphere, the area is more than just the beaches – you experience a magical glamping time under fairy lights, plenty of opportunities to stay active and admire nature while cycling and perfect picnic destination.
So what are you waiting for! Choose yourself the perfect spot for what you feel you need from your next getaway and take yourself to a mindful break!
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