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Step back from everyday life and take the time to reset and recharge. When we spend time in nature we restore our mental energy, improve concentration and develop sharper thinking and increase creativity. Immerse yourself in nature experiences on the South Coast with these suggested activities.
The safety and wellbeing of our guests is our top priority now and always. We are committed to delivering and maintaining the highest standards of cleanliness and hygiene.
Local businesses in the Shoalhaven are still feeling the impact of the most disastrous peek season in the region’s history. With the decrease in domestics & international travellers (corona/fires/floods/storms), corporates are stepping in to fill the gap and #MakeTravelMatter.
Bangalay Luxury Villas + Bangalay Dining have partnered with Empty Esky and AAT Kings Travel to create single and multi-day tours from Sydney to assist the recovery of the bushfire affected NSW South Coast economy.
Bangalay Luxury Villas located in Shoalhaven Heads on the NSW South Coast is thrilled to be introducing Aboriginal Cultural workshops designed for kids. Local owner Michelle Bishop, believes it’s important for our community to engender a connection with our local environment and it’s ancestors.
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After the Fires
With the end of this devastating fire season in sight at long last, we highlight how to help affected regions in their recovery efforts by visiting and discovering – or rediscovering – our own backyards. Base yourself at Bangalay Villas, next to Seven Mile Beach National Park at Shoalhaven Heads, for lazy days at the beach, fine dining and forays to the charming town of Berry and beyond to Kangaroo Valley.
Shoalhaven: 6 of the area’s most delightful spots to support after the bushfires
Bangalay Luxury Villas is a collection of private villas with golf course or garden views. The on-site restaurant, Bangalay Dining, showcases local produce including oysters, beef and native Australian ingredients.
Land of milk and honey: a gourmet South Coast adventure
For somewhere to stay, the newest venue is Bangalay Luxury Villas, run, designed and built by Michelle and Tom Bishop, who have perfectly captured the beauty and relaxed atmosphere of the Australian coast. Bangalay’s 16 self-contained private villas nestle against the sand dunes of Seven Mile Beach, blending effortlessly into the natural surrounds. There’s no need to go far for food either, thanks to onsite restaurant Bangalay Dining, under the helm of chef Brent Strong (formerly of Silos). Oysters, flathead, local beef, native herbs and flora (think eucalyptus, Geraldton wax and banksia) mingle thoughtfully on the menu.
A fab spot to stay
Bangalay Luxury Villas in Shoalhaven Heads is footsteps from the beach, 15 minutes form Berry and right beside one of the area’s best golf courses, the 18-hole Shoalhaven Heads Golf Club.
Travel guide to Shoalhaven, New South Wales: 10 things to see, do and eat
Inspired by the coastal landscape the villas have native gardens that mirror the adjacent dunes and interiors that bring the textures of the local environment into the one and two-bedroom suites.
With innovation and sustainability at its core, the Shoalhaven Coast is one of Australia’s most exciting emerging wine regions.
Bangalay Luxury Villas (bangalayvillas.com.au) is the ultimate elegant beach escape. Only a short walk from Seven Mile Beach, the private villas possess stunning coastal interior design and modern architecture truly expressing owners Michelle and Tom Bishop’s local connection with the Shoalhaven Coast.
During your stay, you can’t go past a visit to Bangalay Dining (bangalayvillas.com.au/restaurant) for a memorable dining experience. Led by local respected chef Brent Strong, who takes his inspiration from the coast’s premium produce and the native ingredients of the land. The venue also supports the local wineries and beyond with a well-researched wine list to match the equally incredible food.
Uncork Australia’s Beautiful South
On the edge of Berry was our home for a few nights, Bangalay Luxury Villas (bangalayvillas.com.au). Right on the stunning Seven Mile Beach, each villa is an oasis, with neutral tones echoing the natural surroundings.
We had a spacious lounge, kitchen and dining area, so you can spend your evening cooking your own meal and relaxing in front of the fireplace. But I’d recommend the tasting menu in the Bangalay Dining restaurant. Overlooking the lovely pool area, the food is locally sourced and seasonal.
The insiders’ guide to the perfect couples escape in the Shoalhaven
We’ve quizzed the locals and found 11 quintessential Shoalhaven experiences to set up a weekend away or wonderful winter stay.
Bangalay Luxury Villas review, Shoalhaven Heads, NSW
Set between the beach and the Shoalhaven Heads Golf Club, Bangalay is a new complex comprised of two two-bedroom and 14 one-bedroom free-standing, self-contained, serviced apartment-style villas and the four-bedroom Holiday House next door.
Forget the Blue Mountains – this is New South Wales’ Best Kept Secret
The Blue Mountains are lovely, but when folks from Sydney want an idyllic weekend escape, they head away from the tourist path – 100km south to the Southern Highlands.
Bangalay Luxury Villas review, Shoalhaven Heads, NSW: Luxury villas near Seven Mile Beach
Michelle and Tom Bishop, who seem to know everyone within a half-hour radius, opened Bangalay Luxury Villas in September.
It’s all about the girls
With over 30 ladies involved in this beautiful filly, Jessica Bott, also a part-owner in her, organized a fabulous little getaway for her owners this week and it has been an absolute success. The ladies stayed at the Bangalay Luxury Villas at Shoalhaven and a beach ride along the beautiful Seven Mile Beach followed by some wining and dining has been one of the many fun things they have gotten up.
Why you need to discover the unspoilt NSW South Coast this Winter.
With a slightly cool edge to the air, impossibly clear waters and glassy, near-perfect waves, there’s nothing quite as remarkable as the South Coast in winter.
Bangalay Luxury Villas – Zen and the Art of Glass
Surrounded by lush palms, a towering blackbutt tree, protected national parks, pristine waterways and abundant wildlife, the 16 villas, located in gorgeous Shoalhaven Heads, NSW, are designed to blend perfectly with the environment.
Bangalay Luxury Villas bring native flavours to Shoalhaven. And Chef Brent Strong is at the helm of the destination’s flavoursome fare.
Sixteen luxury villas have emerged on 7 Mile Beach in Shoalhaven, just in time for the spring-summer vacation season. And, they’ve brought a bold new dining option to the region.