Ten minutes north of Kiama you will find Minnamurra, a charming seaside village famous for its beautiful coastline and rainforest. Reflections at Minnamurra is an ideal place to stay while you explore this magical region. This stunning property features polished wooden floors, stone countertops, an entertainment room, a modern freestanding bath and more.
Take in the sweeping views of Minnamurra River as you unwind on the outdoor deck, in the saltwater pool, or in the spa. Guests can also make the most of the property’s waterfront location by taking the provided canoe or paddle boards out for an afternoon on the river’s calm waters.
Inland from Kiama, Jamberoo is a charming historic village just 20 minutes’ away. Here, nestled amongst verdent green hills, you’ll find Terragong 1858. Built in 1858, this heritage-listed house offers guests a luxurious bed and breakfast experience. Wake up to a continental or cooked breakfast, then spend the day relaxing in Terragong’s garden room, swimming pool, exploring 12 acres of gardens with centuries-old trees.
Guests are invited to relax in the library for wine and canapés in the afternoon, before spending a cosy evening in front of the fireplace.
Those exploring the town may encounter a church five minutes from Terragong 1858. The traditional Norman exterior of The Belltower hides a stunning abode for up to four guests.
Built in 1875, this former Presbyterian church has swapped the pews for two double beds, high-speed internet, cable TV, and air conditioning. The large, open plan layout includes a small dividing screen for privacy while the lounge and dining areas are great places to unwind with a book or a meal.
If you would like to stay in the heart of Kiama, consider Driftwood Beach House. This 170-year-old cottage strikes the perfect balance of convenience and comfort. Situated by the coastline, and moments from the Kiama Lighthouse, Kiama Blowhole and surf beach, the sky-blue facade opens into a breezy interior of nautical stripes and whitewashed timber. The cottage offers fantastic accommodation for up to nine guests.
Ten kilometres south of Kiama, Gerringong is enveloped by brilliant green hills and dramatic coastline. Gerringong’s Ocean Farm is nestled in the rainforest and overlooking the sea, and features an immaculate infinity pool that takes full advantage of the property’s gorgeous views. There is also a quiet one kilometre trail that will give you a beautiful walk into town. The house was designed by renowned Sydney architect, Espie Dodds.