The original hippy hangout, these days Byron Bay is home to millionaires, 5-star hotels and all manner of secluded retreats and resorts. Located roughly halfway between Sydney and Brisbane, Byron Bay is a great place to stay if you are looking for surf, sun and something to eat. Byron Bay is a popular hangout for affluent Sydneysiders and the town’s shops. boutiques, cafes and restaurants cater for all budgets and tastes. The town has a vibrant alternative community and there are always festivals and artisan markets to explore in and around Byron Bay.
Cape Byron is the most easterly point on mainland Australia and most of the town’s luxury hotels are located close to the beach. Further afield, there are numerous retreats and resorts sequestered away in the rainforests of the hinterland. Byron Bay is a perfect place to relax, catch a few rays, and maybe learn to surf. And just because you are immersed in the sybaritic luxury of a Byron Bay resort doesn’t mean that you, too, can’t adapt your day to your own version of the “Byron Schedule”: surf, breakfast, surf, coffee, rest, surf…pizza!
Below are currently available listings for Luxury Hotels in Byron Bay. Click on a hotel link below to view further details, view prices, or to make a booking.
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Located in a prime spot along the Tweed Coast, Halcyon House is an elegant and bespoke luxury hotel. The hotel overlooks stunning Cabarita Beach and is within walking distance of a range of shops and restaurants. It is 40 minutes north of Byron Bay.
The well-appointed rooms were individually designed to have a unique and eclectic feel. They feature antique furniture, fabric upholstered walls and premium beds. The elegant bathrooms are fitted with English tapware and have a gorgeous marble vanity and bespoke handmade tiles. Guests have access to a complimentary mini-bar, Apple TV, Foxtel and unlimited Wi-Fi.
Halcyon House has a large outdoor lap pool and comfortable day beds for patrons to relax under the warm Australian sun. There is a steam room and guests can see reception to organise use of the hotel’s bicycles or McTavish surfboards. For those looking to relax and rejuvenate, the Halcyon Spa offers a range of luxe treatments designed to unite mind, body and soul.
The hotel is home to an award-winning hatted restaurant, ensuring guests have the opportunity to enjoy fine dining. At Paper Daisy, diners can taste sophisticated yet simple dishes that are created using high quality local produce and sustainably sourced seafood.
Located in the Byron Hinterland, Blackbird Byron is perched up in the bush on the side of Mount Koonyum. This secluded luxury getaway is only 20 minutes from the coastal town of Brunswick Heads and 30 minutes from famous Byron Bay.
The detached pavilion rooms offer guests the comforts of a luxury hotel in a more secluded and relaxing environment. They feature floor to ceiling windows through which guests can enjoy views of the surrounding bushland and Pacific Ocean. The comfortable beds have Egyptian cotton linens, and the Moroccan inspired bathrooms are equipped with a rainwater showerhead.
Blackbird Byron features premium wellness facilities. Guests can soak in the hotels’ magnesium pool or relax in the Infra-Red Sauna. Qualified massage therapists are also available to provide a range of massage treatments. The capable staff can assist in arranging tours and transport.
Each morning a locally sourced breakfast is served in the Reception Pavilion. For lunch, guests are invited to make use of the fully equipped kitchen to create gourmet meals from fresh, regional produce. As the sun sets, the hotels’ private chefs begin preparing the evening meal from local ingredients. It is generally a 3 course set menu or 5 course degustation meal.
Located in the heart of sunny Byron Bay, 28 Degrees Byron Bay is a barefoot paradise, exclusively designed for adults over the age of 21. It is centrally located and is within walking distance of Main Beach, the Cape Byron Walking Track and Cape Byron Conservation Area.
The well-appointed, luxury hotel rooms feature décor that is inspired by the surrounding coastal environment. All rooms contain a luxurious king size bed with organic linens and private ensuite. Some rooms feature a private garden with a plunge pool, while others have a large private deck. Guests have access to complimentary Wi-Fi, Turkish beach towels and Biology Skin products.
Those looking to relax can visit the quiet reading room or outdoor lap pool. There are deck areas to enjoy, and guests can access a gourmet kitchen. The hotel has bikes and can assist in organising a range of experiences including whale watching, hot air ballooning, surfing lessons and a sunrise picnic.
As part of the luxury experience, the hotel offers signature packages for guests to indulge in. Each package has been carefully curated to suit the client, with some of the inclusions being locally sourced cheese platters, couple massages by qualified therapists, skin treatments and thoughtfully chosen gifts.