Welcome to the Winter Stay-cay Wonderland at barranca Jervis Bay, a perfect mid-week or winter weekend escape, just a few hours’ drive from Sydney and Canberra. Surrounded by crystal-clear waters, pristine beaches, and abundant wildlife, this property features three architecturally designed residences that can be booked together or separately, making it ideal for couples, families, and groups of friends.
Marlu House has an expansive floor plan and design, generous high ceilings, and large rooms making it a family holiday destination, while The Hideaway is a perfect adults-only architecturally designed ‘tiny studio’ with its own kitchen and bathroom, surrounded by stunning bushland.
Each residence features everything you need for the ultimate getaway with stunning views of the surrounding bushland. Guests can also enjoy outdoor chefs’ BBQs, sun lounges, outdoor showers, and our new grand fire pit. It’s the ultimate winter stay.
Here are are more way to explore and experience Jervis Bay while you stay with us…
A Nature Lover’s Paradise – Step into the enchanting realm of Booderee National Park, where nature unfolds its vibrant tapestry of beauty. This park is a haven for both hikers and beachgoers, offering a multitude of picturesque walking trails and breathtaking shores. Let the trails guide you to the mesmerizing Cave Beach and immerse yourself in its pristine allure. As you traverse this natural wonderland, keep your eyes peeled for glimpses of kangaroos, wallabies, and echidnas, creating delightful opportunities for birdwatching and photography. Booderee National Park beckons you to explore its wonders and embrace the harmony of nature.
A Romantic Escape – Indulge in a romantic afternoon escapade as you embark on a horse riding adventure with Bella Cavallo through the idyllic National Park of the NSW Coast. Immerse yourself in the beauty of your surroundings as you traverse scenic trails on horseback, savoring the serenity of nature. As the gentle rhythm of hooves carries you forward, allow yourself to be captivated by the enchanting atmosphere. Conclude your ride with a delightful picnic, replenishing your energies amidst the splendor of the park.
Elevated Delights – Experience a picnic like no other with Outdoor Raw as they transport you to the breathtaking Shoalhaven region. Delight in a unique twist as you enjoy delectable local produce while suspended from the awe-inspiring Shoalhaven cliffs. This extraordinary experience offers not only culinary delights but also incredible views that will leave you breathless. For an added touch of exclusivity, opt for their premium package, granting you access to the most secluded locations. With premium local produce, picturesque photo opportunities, and the perfect ambiance to set the stage, this could be the ideal moment for a proposal.
A Taste of Local Excellence – Immerse yourself in the world of fine wines with cellar door visits that showcase the region’s exceptional offerings. Allow your taste buds to embark on a delightful journey at Silos Estate Cellar Door, nestled amidst the lush countryside near Berry. Venture to Coolangatta Estate, Two Figs Winery, and Cambewarra Estate Winery, each with its own unique charm. Sample exquisite local varietals and savor the artistry of winemaking in these idyllic settings. Let the flavors of Jervis Bay dance upon your palate, leaving an indelible impression.
A Cultural Exploration – Delve into the rich Aboriginal heritage at Booderee National Park, a land cherished by the Wreck Bay Aboriginal Community. Engage in guided tours and immerse yourself in the captivating stories of their culture and history. Discover the ancient wisdom and traditions that have shaped this sacred land through informative interpretive displays. Gain a deeper understanding of the profound connection between the Aboriginal people and the natural wonders that surround them.
Paradise on Earth – Embark on a journey to Hyams Beach, a coastal gem renowned for its exquisite white sand and crystalline waters. Surrender yourself to the serenity of this idyllic paradise as you relax upon the sun-kissed shores. For the adventurous souls, delve into the underwater wonders through thrilling snorkeling or diving excursions. Immerse yourself in the vibrant marine life that thrives beneath the surface, creating unforgettable moments of awe and wonder. Hyams Beach awaits, ready to envelop you in its timeless charm.
Ride the Waves of Jervis Bay – Jervis Bay is a surfer’s paradise, offering an array of breathtaking beaches with waves to suit all skill levels. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a beginner eager to catch your first wave, Jervis Bay has got you covered. Don’t miss the exhilarating surf spots at Caves Beach, Green Patch, and Bherwerre Beach. If you’re new to surfing or forgot your board, fret not! There are fantastic surf schools and rental shops available to help you get started or keep the stoke alive.
Glide on Tranquil Waters – Immerse yourself in the tranquil beauty of Jervis Bay as you embark on a stand-up paddleboarding or kayaking adventure. The calm and crystal-clear waters of the bay provide the perfect playground for these water activities. Numerous local providers offer equipment rentals, allowing you to explore the hidden gems nestled within the many bays and beaches of Jervis Bay. Let the gentle rhythm of your paddle lead you to moments of serenity and awe-inspiring sights.
A Magical Encounter with Marine Majesty – Prepare to be captivated by the sheer wonder of Jervis Bay’s resident dolphin population. Embark on a dolphin-sightseeing cruise and witness the grace and intelligence of these playful creatures up close. As you cruise through the sparkling waters, keep your eyes peeled for unforgettable encounters with these majestic beings. Jervis Bay offers a unique opportunity to create cherished memories in the company of some of nature’s most awe-inspiring creatures.
Reel in Unforgettable Experiences – Cast your line and let the tranquility of Jervis Bay’s fishing scene envelop you. Known as a premier fishing destination, Jervis Bay boasts a diverse array of fish species, including the prized kingfish, snapper, and flathead. Winter, in particular, presents an excellent time to indulge in this beloved pastime. With fewer fellow anglers and cooler waters enticing more fish, you’ll have a greater chance of landing the catch of a lifetime. Let Jervis Bay’s pristine beauty and abundant marine life make your fishing expedition an unforgettable experience.
Dive into a World of Vibrant Wonder – Prepare to be mesmerised as you descend into Jervis Bay’s crystal-clear waters, renowned for their astonishing clarity. Embark on a scuba diving or snorkeling adventure and witness firsthand the vibrant marine life that thrives beneath the surface. Colorful fish, mysterious octopuses, and even playful seals are just a glimpse of the incredible encounters that await. Local dive shops offer guided tours and equipment rentals, ensuring a safe and immersive experience in this underwater wonderland.
Discover Your Own Slice of Paradise – Unveil the true essence of Jervis Bay through the art of beach hopping. With over 10 pristine beaches to explore, each with its own unique charm, Jervis Bay beckons you to embark on a journey of discovery. Sink your toes into the powdery sands of Hyams Beach, famous for its record-breaking white sand, or seek solace in the secluded coves of Murrays Beach. Pack a delightful picnic and let the day unfold as you explore the breathtaking bays and beaches that adorn this coastal paradise.
Witness Majestic Giants of the Sea – Winter heralds an awe-inspiring spectacle in Jervis Bay as humpback whales embark on their migratory journey from Antarctica to the warmer waters of Australia. Join a whale watching tour and be enchanted by the majestic presence of these gentle giants. While delighting in their graceful maneuvers, you may also catch sight of playful dolphins and charming seals, adding even more magic to your experience. Allow yourself to be swept away by the sheer magnificence of nature’s grand spectacle.
EAT & DRINK
A Shucker’s Paradise – Venture down a charming dirt track in Greenwell Point and discover the hidden gem of Jim Wild’s Oysters. This delightful oyster farm, accompanied by a rustic shack, is the brainchild of none other than Jim Wild himself. With numerous accolades, including the prestigious title of fastest oyster shucker in the world, Jim’s passion for his craft is evident in every shell. This family-run business also boasts the remarkable talents of Jim’s daughter, Sally, who has clinched the title of Australia’s fastest female oyster shucker for three consecutive years. Set aside time to savor an unforgettable lunch here, indulging in freshly shucked oysters by the dozen. Bring along your favourite beer or a bottle of crisp Riesling to complement the flavours. If time is of the essence, opt for unopened oysters to take away and enjoy in the comfort of your own home. Take advantage of our concierge service and have a dozen oysters waiting for you in the fridge, accompanied by a chilled bottle of bubbly. Just inquire about this personalised touch to enhance your experience.
A Flavoursome Journey – Immerse yourself in the world of native and local ingredients at the on-site restaurant of Bangalay Luxury Villas in Shoalhaven Heads. Michelle Bishop, the owner of Bangalay, is deeply passionate about the South Coast and its natural environment, local produce, and rich history. This passion is beautifully reflected in the vision and concept behind Bangalay, brought to life through sustainable bespoke architecture, chic interior design, and inventive culinary creations. Sample the freshest produce, showcasing the vibrant flavors of the Shoalhaven region, as the farm-to-table philosophy takes centre stage. Allow your taste buds to embark on a sensational journey, guided by the expertise and dedication of the culinary team. At Bangalay, every dish tells a story, inviting you to savour the essence of the land.
Where Locals Unwind – Join the locals for a memorable Friday night gathering at The Huskisson, a laid-back pub overlooking the shimmering waters. As the late afternoon sun paints the sky with hues of gold, this relaxed and vibrant venue becomes the perfect setting for a refreshing drink. Take advantage of the enticing weekly specials, including happy hour from 3 pm to 5 pm, tempting $12 Aperol Spritz, and mouthwatering meal deals. On Friday nights, DJs curate a playlist of chilled sunset tunes, creating a blissful ambiance. Find a spot on the deck, order a margarita, and relish your front-row seat to witness a breathtaking sunset unfold before your eyes.
A Treetop Haven – Elevate your dining experience to new heights at the Gunyah treetop dining room in Paperbark Camp. Prepare to be enchanted as you dine amidst the canopies, with a gentle breeze rustling through the leaves, creating a soothing symphony. The tables adorned with flickering candles add a touch of romance, casting a warm glow upon the surroundings. Indulge in delectable dishes expertly prepared with a focus on regional ingredients, accompanied by carefully selected wines that showcase the best flavours of the area. The attentive and friendly staff adds to the ambiance, ensuring that dining in the Gunyah becomes a cherished highlight of your journey.
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barranca Kangaroo Valley update
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