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Coast is Clear

Between sand dunes and expansive bushland sits Bangalay Luxury Villas, a coastal getaway connected to its environment in more ways than one.

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Our Favorite Romantic Getaways In NSW

If you were planning to spend a few days on the coast of Shoalhaven with your partner, admire the picturesque scenery, reconnect and relax, you need to check out Bangalay Luxury Villas. Surrounded by pristine beaches and canopies of palms and blackbutt trees, these 16 self-contained modern villas are a dream come true.

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Wollongong’s Caveau closes as chefs move to Bangalay Dining

If the COVID-19 closure of Wollongong’s most celebrated and ambitious restaurant has a silver lining, it is that the skilled and quirky kitchen team from Caveau restaurant has taken its collective kitchen talent elsewhere.

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Ronnie Gorman – Bangalay Dining

Ronnie will be drawing on his valued and long-lasting relationships with many of Australia’s most renowned wine makers and distillers to further develop the wine experience at Bangalay Luxury Villas closely working with GM/owner, Michelle Bishop, and Bangalay’s new Executive Chef team, ex-Caveau owners Simon Evans and Thomas Chiumento, to create one of Australia’s must-visit coastal dining experiences.

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Multi hatted Caveau chefs bring their award-winning experience to luxury accommodation and fine dining venue Bangalay.

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Travel News

Just two hours from Sydney you can find Bangalay Luxury Villas, on the NSW South Coast. The luxe self-contained villas are perfect for Aussies to escape to.

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Your ultimate getaway guide to the NSW South Coast

My choice for a getaway within reach of a capital city? The NSW South Coast, where a string of some pretty spectacular places runs down the edge of the state, just a few hour’s drive south of Sydney.

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Review: Bangalay Villas

Whether you’re craving a romantic escape, a girls’ weekend or on the hunt for a family-friendly holiday spot, then a visit to Bangalay Villas is guaranteed to tick every box.

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The Stylish Bangalay Luxury Villas Is the Perfect Escape for Those Wanting an Easy Weekend Getaway From Sydney

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The Great Australian Lust List

From beach to bush, the playgrounds in our own backyard are opening up for business and -best of all- we’ve got them all to ourselves.

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11 jaw-dropping regional hotels for your next NSW road trip 

Bangalay Luxury Villas is just two hours out of Sydney and features the pristine backdrop of Seven Mile Beach. 

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Bangalay Luxury Villas, Shoalhaven Heads review: A truly restful retreat on the NSW South Coast 

Bangalay Luxury Villas allow you to be snug and chilled at the same time. 

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Going Places

From discreet boutiques and health retreats to lodges and treehouse-style accommodation, NSW is dotted with luxury places to stay. Carla Grossetti goes in search of it, from Byron Bay to the Blue Mountains and everywhere in between.

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Empty Esky’s Searchable Maps Will Sort Your Next Road Trip & Help Bushfire-Affected Businesses 

Empty Esky, the initiative started after the devastating 2020 bushfire season wiped out tourism foot traffic for many regional areas, has geared back up now some states are allowed to travel locally. 

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The best ways to holiday here this year in NSW

Do an empty Esky tour of Shoalhaven, NSW

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Travel Destinations

Inside a food-focused luxury retreat south of Sydney

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TransTasman Bubble

How to plan a foodie trip to Sydney, Australia

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Hotel News

Local stays and getaways across Australia

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This week’s wrap is a bit like fairy bread, which is not to say that it’s been sprinkled with hundreds and thousands, but that you have to be an aussie to appreciate some of it.

Shoalhaven’s Bangalay Luxury Villas are open with new experiences

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En-Route To: The NSW South Coast

Find complete serenity at Shoalhaven’s Bangalay Villas.

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Shoalhaven just became our next foodie must-do, and here’s why

These are the dining experiences you can’t miss.

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It’s Finally Time to Travel – Yay! (Where to Go in NSW)

It seems like forever since we have been able to leave home, but government restrictions on travel around NSW have lifted. It’s time to explore our own gorgeous state – and spend our money here.

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Bangalay Luxury Villas; the NSW beachside stay we have all been waiting for.

Two hours from Sydney, and just 40 metres from famed Seven Mile beach, Bangalay Luxury Villas offer the quintessential Australian beach holiday.

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Plan A Winter Beach Escape At These Luxury South Coast Villas

If you, like us, can’t wait to get out and explore all that NSW has to offer come June, and you’re also in need of a little post-iso R&R—some seaside air even—Bangalay Villas at Shoalhaven Heads should be top of your list.

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The Top Luxe NSW Accomodation To Book Once Travel Restrictions Are Lifted

With holiday travel restrictions to be lifted from June 1, it’s time to start planning your next NSW escape.

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The best travel deals as NSW coronavirus restrictions lift

Luxury tourism operators are seeing an increase in inquiries as people seek out more private holiday experiences.

Bangalay has privacy – a huge advantage in the post-COVID-19 world. Its stunning villas are tucked behind the beach in natural bushland and offer the quintessential beach town experience.

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Back for Seconds

Bangalay Luxury Villas sits on the edge of Seven Mile Beach and the Shoalhaven Heads Golf Course. Each villa has its own kitchen so you can feast on treats that you pick up on your travels. At Bangalay, [former] head chef Brent Strong [served] some of the most inventive native-focused food in NSW.

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Southern Charm

Head to the NSW South Coast for a getaway with a feel-good factor

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Escape to Your Country

If you prefer your rural escape free of chintz, reserve a spot at Bangalay Luxury Villas, Shoalhaven Heads. The 16 private one and two-bed self-contained bungalows are architecturally designed and decorated in a breezy coastal style. It’s a peaceful (and grammable) retreat from reality.

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Design Destination Shoalhaven

With rolling green hills only seconds from pristine beaches, this pocket of the Shoalhaven boasts luxe accommodation, a thriving food and wine scene and more design and homeware stores than any interior aficionado could hope for.

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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.

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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.

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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 former chef Brent Strong. Oysters, flathead, local beef, native herbs and flora (think eucalyptus, Geraldton wax and banksia) mingle thoughtfully on the menu.

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Project Evolves Into Change Of Pace

For Evolve Building Group’s Tom and Michelle Bishop, Bangalay Luxury Villas are an award-winning testament to their exceptional design and building techniques – and an opportunity to get back to the region they love.

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