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Studio 61 jervis bayBrand new 1 bedroom Apartment. Couples Retreat. Living area with large comfy lounge, Smart TV, WiFi and Netflix. Fully kitchen with fridge, stove, coffee machine - pods supplied. Combined laundry/bathroom with shower, vanity, toilet plus washing machine/dryer combo. Queen Bed. All Linen supplied. 2nd TV in bedroom. Sunny front deck with outdoor furniture, the place to soak up the morning sun or the afternoon sea breeze. Great spot to enjoy your complimentary "welcome gift"
Bushland RetreatModern studio unit in a bushland setting, just right for an escape from the city. Close to beaches and 5 minutes drive to a wide range of restaurants and cafes. My place is perfect for couples wanting a quiet getaway near the beautiful beaches of Jervis Bay but be prepared to be woken by the bird's dawn chorus. Property is close to beaches, bike path, bushland and national parks. There are 3 lovely beaches close by, all within 10 minutes walk.
The Greenhouse StudioThe "greenhouse studio" is a stones throw from 2 of the most white sandy beautiful beaches in Jervis Bay. It only takes a couple of minutes to leisurely walk to the white sands of either Blenheim or Greenfields beach! The location is very "leafy" as the street borders the Jervis Bay National Park. We ARE NOT a beachfront property. We are strictly a NON SMOKING property inside or out and NO PETS allowed. Parking is on the street.
Australia has more than its fair share of blindingly white stretches of sand. Right at the top, in terms of ability to dazzle, is Hyams Beach, hugging a gentle curve of the Jervis Bay Marine Park on New South Wales’ coast. The sand here is so fine, it squeaks when you walk on it. Only one road leads in and out of the beach’s sleepy namesake village (population 115), and it’s traveled in equal measure by hikers and watersports enthusiasts, arriving here to swim, snorkel, dive, kayak, fish, and stand-up paddleboard. National parkland to the north and south makes this a true beach-meets-bush destination.
Hyams Beach is easy to reach from two airports, Sydney (SYD) to the north, and Canberra (CBR) to the west. Public transportation, including trains and buses, connects Sydney with the village, but the most spectacular way to travel the 110 miles (2 hours 25 minutes) south is in a rental car. Take your time on your route; it’s one of the country’s most dramatic coastal road trips, cutting through national parks, past charming seaside towns, and taking you along the ocean on the snaking 2,182-foot Sea Cliff Bridge.
The peak season for a getaway in this part of New South Wales is summer (December through February), when the water is at its warmest and sunshine abounds. Daytime temperatures rarely fall below 75 degrees Fahrenheit, with the ocean sitting around the same. Rains pick up in March and June, with the driest months at the end of winter (July and August) and early spring (September). April to May and September to October also offer ideal conditions, with low rainfall, daytime temperatures around 68, water temperatures between 64 and 75, and the chance of spotting humpback whales on their migratory path. Most area treks range from easy to moderate, so running shoes or light hiking shoes are a good idea.
While Hyams often steals both the spotlight and the resulting summer crowds for its super-soft sand, the Jervis Bay area hosts 15 other white-sand beaches, some of which you might have entirely to yourself. It’s a short drive from Hyams to powdery stretches near the towns of Huskisson, Vincentia (Orion Beach is a local secret), and Callala Bay. Bring your towel and sun umbrella.
Want to take in several beaches on foot? The 1.5-mile White Sands Walk loops from Hyams north through the coastal heathland of Jervis Bay National Park to the Greenfield Beach picnic area in Vincentia, passing the often-deserted Chinamans Beach along the way, a great spot for a cooling swim. To the south lies dramatic Booderee National Park, with many accessible trails leading to lookouts (watch for humpback whales from May through November) and remote beaches, not to mention Australia’s only Aboriginal-owned Botanic Gardens.
The warm turquoise waters of Jervis Bay Marine Park are home to a resident population of bottlenose dolphins, which you’ll likely spot splashing around, even when you’re on shore. For a closer look, take a cruise across the bay, where sheltered conditions also nurture fur seals and penguins, and draw humpback whales during their annual migration.