Enjoy the Shoalhaven
Shoalhaven Heads is an easy and scenic two hour drive south on the Princes Highway from Sydney and a pleasant 3 hour drive north on the Hume Highway from Canberra.
The Shoalhaven region is a year-round destination, where you can beach hop all day, window shop through charming local villages, or challenge yourself on a nearby walking track designed to reward you with breathtaking panoramas stretching from the country through to the coast.
Bangalay is proud to parter with local businesses to provide Bangalay guests with a diverse and exciting array of experiences, all within a short drive of Bangalay. Our concierge can assist guests to plan and book recommended experiences to ensure you see the best of the South Coast during your stay.
Keep the kids entertained these school holidays. Bangalay is proud to partner with local businesses to provide Bangalay guests with a diverse and exciting array of experiences, all within a short drive of Bangalay. Our concierge can assist guests to plan and book recommended experiences to ensure you see the best of the South Coast during your stay.
The Shoalhaven region stretches over 160 kilometres of spectacular coastline. It’s a paradise of marine life including whales, seals, dolphins, penguins, shorebirds which can be spotted during your stay.
Explore our abundant National Parks or challenge yourself on a nearby walking track. Reward yourself with breathtaking panoramas stretching from the country through to the coast.
A day trip through the scenic town of Kangaroo Valley is highly recommended during your stay at Bangalay Luxury Villas. Half an hour from Shoalhaven Heads, the winding road to Kangaroo Valley offers sweeping views of the countryside. The most northern hinterland...
The South Coast has plenty to offer the adventure seeker, whether it’s kayaking on the Shoalhaven River, hiking through the rugged Morton National Park, spotting dolphins and whales on a Jervis Bay dolphin watch cruise or climbing vertical rock faces (or even having a picnic on one), we are sure you will find something to get the blood pumping and that adrenaline surging.
The South Coast climate and geography provides ideal conditions for grape varieties including Chardonnay, Verdelho, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Chambourcin, Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz. Bangalay Luxury Villas is positioned just a few minutes drive from some of the best wineries on the South Coast.
Enjoy a round of golf at the South Coast’s best golf courses during your stay at Bangalay Luxury Villas, with numerous golf courses dotted along the coastline. You can golf-hop your way down the coast with friends, spending your days chasing that elusive hole in one.
Ground yourself in nature. 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 South Coast is a year-round destination, spend your days window shopping through charming local villages. Meet friends for coffee and a bite to eat in the many local cafes making up the trendy café scene. Take a drive and explore the quaint country lanes and winding, leafy drives in the hinterland, South Coast villages are teeming with places to explore and things to do. Read on for our suggestions during your stay at Bangalay.
Here on the South Coast we are spoilt for choice with beaches. From gentle, child friendly swimming coves to epic barrelling wave beaches to test the keenest surfer, the South Coast is the watery backyard of many champion surfers raised on the South Coast. Read on for our pick of South Coast beaches to discover, and if you’re really feeling enthusiastic, take the Shoalhaven’s 100 Beach Challenge.
The South Coast is brimming with passionate, creative and vibrant locals, offering a diverse range of crafts, produce and specialties across a range of interests. We have compiled a list of markets you won’t want to miss during your stay at Bangalay.
There are a few cooking schools in the area where you can use delicious local produce and turn it into a mouth-watering creation. Impress your friends at your next dinner party or spoil that someone special with a lovely homemade meal.
The best way to experience the local wineries is through a winery tour- you don’t have to have a designated driver so you can all enjoy yourself and sample the area’s delicious drops! Kenny’s Escapes and Foodscape Tours are well regarded for their great tours, full of great banter and product knowledge.
With views taking in the lush mountains down to the farmlands and coastal inlets to the sea, there are many breathtaking lookouts along the South Coast to inspire awe and wonder. Here are a few of our picks to get your camera’s snapping.
The fertile soils, abundant water supply and temperate climate of the South Coast create perfect conditions for local growers to nurture their produce. With high quality offerings it’s no wonder the South Coast is a well-known foodie destination for those seeking a satisfying gastronomic experience.
See the best of the South Coast on a tour with highly knowledgeable guides. From art gallery perusing to scrambling through narrow rock walls high up in the mountains of the southern Shoalhaven, you can do it all with a trusty local guide here on the South Coast.