Lynne and Darryl are pleased to be able to offer travellers a very unique adults only accommodation located just a 150 metre walk to the sparkling waters of Salamander Beach.
All four of our rooms are over 50m2 and are private, quiet and perfect for couples’ getaways, reunion of friends, the busy travelling executive or singles wanting to relax and/or explore the beauty of the surrounding areas. Travelling bowlers love that we are situated so close to the Soldiers Point Bowling Club and we also have some of Port Stephens top wedding reception and entertainment venues close by making us an ideal place to stay.
All of our rooms have private lockable entrances and wrap around the tropical gardens. Whilst you are unable to cook in the rooms, we are pleased to offer an outdoor BBQ/Kitchen with a very comfortable alfresco dining area. (See our gallery) The courtyard is peaceful, relaxing and has a variety of seating options. As avid vegetable and herb gardeners we also offer our guests complimentary seasonal produce as available from our garden, during your stay.
Ideally situated near the Salamander Village Shops, our guests can avoid the busy hustle and bustle of Nelson Bay if they choose. The small village offers a supermarket, pharmacy, the best bakery in Port Stephens, McCauleys bottle shop, hairdresser, medical centre plus more. On offer for the hungry are the local fish and chip shop, bakery, gourmet pizza shop, Thai and Chinese restaurants. All within a five-minute walk of your accommodation.
Heading towards Soldiers Point there is an amazing bistro at Soldiers Point Bowling Club and Rick Steins recently opened Bannisters Restaurant across the road, both are only a 900m walk from your room, via the concrete footpath, the beach or the grass reserve beside the beach. A little further along to The Point, are the options of three absolute waterfront restaurants with amazing views. Fine dining is very well catered for within very close proximity to your accommodation.
Our website details a lot more information about our rooms, location, local attractions/activities and we have some amazing photos of the area in the galleries.
We are located just two and a half hours drive north of Sydney, Port Stephens is one of Australia’s premier holiday destinations. Port Stephens is known as the “Blue Water Paradise”, Port Stephens boasts 45,000 hectares of National Parks, for a scenic walk or cycling, it also has 26 fabulous beaches four of which are patrolled. Our magnificent waterways are home to more than 140 bottlenose dolphins. One of our most picturesque beaches is Birubi Beach which is the gateway to the Stockton sand dunes, activities include quad biking, camel rides, horse rides, sand boarding and 4WD adventure tours or use your own 4WD. Also you can’t miss our famous whale/dolphin watching and dinner cruises in the Nelson Bay.
Our warm and sunny weather allows visitors to enjoy activities such as swimming and surfing at our four patrolled beaches, boating, dolphin and whale watch cruises. Other water activities include deep sea, beach and bay fishing, snorkelling, scuba diving, kayaking, stand up paddling, jet skiing, parasailing and much, much more. All of the above made much more attractive by the most moderate climate in Australia.