There is the Great Barrier Reef, there is Sydney with its iconic Opera house and beautiful northern beaches and finally there is Byron Bay popularly known as the healing town.
Many world famous beaches embellish Australian landscape. So the temptation of rolling surf, turquoise waters and the white sand of Byron Bay may not be too enticing for some. However, what’s unique with Byron Bay is the Bohemian influence, open culture, beautiful natural ambiance along with healing and wellness programs. As a result, it is
the melting pot of many festivals, hub for artists, a vibrant center for gourmet food, unique shops and alternative health therapies.
Surrounded by protected nature reserves, marine parks and rain forests, Byron Bay is a nature lover’s paradise. Sights of dolphins and turtles are quite common while pods of humpback whales pass through the ocean during their migrations. Voted as one of the top 25 world sexiest beaches in Forbes Traveler website, Byron bay attract tourist of all ages. Nature conservation programs and eco-conscious council have made it possible for the national parks, rain-forest and ocean to perpetuate their splendor with variety of life and color.
It is a unique place where ocean meets the rain-forest. The lush forests, the cleanest of waterfalls and lakes, mystic mountains and pristine beaches reverberates a natural calm in the environment making it popular for its natural healing. The healing town got its name long time ago, from the Bundjalung aboriginals who used to come and still come to give birth to babies in this town. From aboriginals, to hippies with dreadlocks then surf culture and now as a celebrity destination, Byron bay has come a long way. Although urban sprawl is in full swing in Byron, it retains the laid-back ambiance with welcoming beaches and lush tropical landscapes.
Beautiful beaches allow fantastic opportunities for diving, snorkeling, and whale watching not to mention world famous surf. Plenty of tour operators offer airborne adventures that capture the panoramas of beautiful rain-forests, mountains and oceans. Luxurious health, spa and wellness retreats, unique film and art festivals and last but not least great local cafes invite tourists into a uniquely beautiful holiday.
Villa Getaways hosts some of the best villas in Byron Bay where you can enjoy the beauty of the healing town in complete privacy and comfort. Let us check them out.
Wategos Beach Front Villa 580
Studded amidst lush tropical trees on the hill overlooking the jewel like Wategos beach is the gem of a holiday house – Byron Bay villa 580. Sumptuous in space, feature and design this three level holiday house pleasantly pampers 10 guests. The hilly location offers spectacular Byron Bay panoramas with the view of the lighthouse, the famous Julian rocks and the rain forest. While, in walking distance down the slope is inviting waves of Wategos Beach.
Like most of our five star villas, villa 580 allows the guests to enjoy the scenic vistas of Byron Bay en-wrapped in luxury all seasons. An 11-meter private infinity pool keeps you cool in the summer while 10-seater heated spa keeps you warm in winter. Moreover, a spacious terrace with glass fence and plushy sun loungers allows you to enjoy the sunset with your family nicely. It is also a great spot to practice some yoga asanas at sunset or sunrise.
Our team can also arrange for private yoga asana teachers for the entire group. The location and facilities opens up possibilities of lavish parties or an outdoor beach picnic anytime anywhere. The expansive living and lounge area with fully equipped kitchen and bar space can entertain the whole family. Outdoor barbeque, latest kitchen gadgets and quality cookware easily solves the party dining problem. If you are just in mood to relax and explore, a private chef is just a call away. Better still, the popular cafes and town center are in 5-minute drive.
Some villas have things just perfect and villa 580 is one of them. Spacious bedrooms, walk in wardrobes and bathtubs, entertainment lounges and separate office space allows for a comfortable living experience while indoors. Traveler favorites like towels, bathrobes, finest toiletries, big laundry space and dryers present nice conveniences and relieve you from stuffed luggage.
Nothing is too much trouble at the villa. A separate self-contained studio on the ground floor perfectly suits family with kids. All child requirements like babysitting, cots and other accessories are readily available. The villa also offers concierge service at some extra cost.
Hence, housekeeping services, travel planning, yacht booking or massage appointments are just a call away. Recommendations of best cafes, secret beaches and local festivals by the concierge team make your holiday more special.
If you are thinking of a luxurious holiday with family or group of friends villa 580 is your best bet.
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Pampered Honeymoon: Villa 535
There are many precious gems and there is diamond. Similarly, there are many romantic villas and there is Byron Bay villa 535. If you want to hear the “wow” expression from your partner then villa 535 is highly recommended. Designed for two couples, the villa combines the very best of romance and decadence.
The villa beautifully infuses the attractive qualities of two destinations namely Bali and Byron bay. Inspired from scenes of traditional Bali, the villa boasts of tropical setting, woody architecture and oriental interiors. Hence, you will experience a sense of earthiness, calmness and pleasant aesthetics in the villa. Combine with that state-of-art amenities, pamper features and the unique Byron ambiance and what you have is a luxuriously indulgent experience. Moreover, the heated marble floors and heated pool with spa that keeps romantic charm fresh throughout the year.
Big Javanese doors at the entrance open unto floating stairs over an oriental pond and after that, a new world unfolds. The spacious open style living room welcomes you warmly with sights, sounds and smell of Bali. Some of the best Balinese features like high gabled roof, glass walls with retractable doors, antique wooden furniture and long chaise longue, beautiful paintings and indoor plants stand out to present an impressive decor. Choose to cook together with your loved one or organize a cosy party with friends the generosity of space, mod con fitted kitchen, dining space, comfy sitting furniture and entertainment area allows both effortlessly.
The lounge space opens out to a covered veranda through retractable glass doors. The veranda presents another spot of relaxation with your partner or for an in-house massage session. Decorated with snug daybeds, small dining setting, outdoor barbeque and tranquil view of tropical Zen garden with modern heated pool, it is one of the couple’s favorite spots. Evenings bring out the true color of the outdoors at the veranda. The romantic mood lighting of the pool and garden, soothing water features, barbeque dinner and mellow sounds from the tropical forests from beyond the villa boundaries takes you far from work stresses and reconnects your romantic traces. The nine-foot wall of the villas guarantees complete privacy and security.
The spacious bedrooms add yet another flavor to the romantic ambiance. The massive king size Balinese bed assures a comfortable sleep. The bedroom is fitted with all luxury features expected in a luxury villa. Designed keeping honeymooners in mind, the double bathtub/shower smoothly blend with the bedroom.
Outdoor showers with tropical decorations in sunken gardens attached near each of the bedrooms are yet another feather in the cap for honeymooners. Walk in wardrobes, great range of toiletries, complementary silky kaftans and bathrobes gives a pampered experience.
Speaking of pamper, the villa can organize a private chef for hosting that special candlelit dinner with your loved ones. Special breakfast and dining menus are also available as take away if you just want to laze in the pool or visit the famous beaches of Byron Bay.
In-villa massage and spa treatments are also available and guests receive concessions from the popular day spa called Buddha Garden Day Spa near the villa. We recommend the couple’s special menu at Buddha Garden.
Villa 535 also specializes in organizing small weddings, private events and functions. The villa management has access to some of the best wedding organizers and suppliers. Expect your function to be personal and luxurious. The expert concierge team can look into all your travel transfers, organizing yoga classes and other leisure guidance easily. Villa 535 is one of the few villas made for couples. With all the conveniences and decadence at your fingertips, your luxurious bespoke honeymoon experience is just a call away.
We hope you enjoyed our edition of Byron bay luxury holiday houses recommendations for this month.
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