Find a one-of-a-kind place to stay for your holiday in the Kiama region. From grand historic homes to sleek architecturally-designed waterfront pads, cosy beach cottages and sprawling farmhouses, there’s something for every taste and budget.
Minnamurra, located just 10 minutes' north of Kiama, is known for its beautiful coastline and rainforest, making it perfectly placed for a weekend getaway. Reflections at Minnamurra is every home magazine editor's dream: the stunning property features wooden floors, stone countertops, a media room, freestanding bath and more.
Take in the sweeping views over the Minnamurra River on the outdoor deck, in the pool or spa. You can also make the most of the property’s waterfront location by taking a canoe or paddle-board out for an afternoon on the calm waters. The Hamptons-style home dressed in cheerful navy blue is the ideal base during a weekend getaway.
Jamberoo is a charming village just 20 minutes’ inland from Kiama. Here, tucked into the rolling green hills, you’ll find Terragong 1858, a heritage-listed house offering guests a luxurious B&B experience. Wake up to a cooked breakfast, then spend the day relaxing in the pool or gardens lined with centuries-old trees.
After a day spent exploring local shops and nearby vineyards, enjoy the calming quiet of Frangipani House in Jamberoo. The sprawling property has a large pool and outdoor fireplaces, and is a 15-minute drive to the beach. You can also find refuge in Kelly Cottage, built in 1922 and relocated from Kiama to Jerrara with its charm intact.
If you’d like to stay in the heart of Kiama, check in to Driftwood Beach House. This 170-year-old Cape Cod-style cottage strikes the perfect balance between convenience and comfort. Situated moments from Kiama Lighthouse, Kiama Blowhole and Surf Beach, the sky-blue cottage with airy interiors can accommodate up to nine guests.
Ocean Farm, designed by renowned Sydney architect Espie Dodds, sits in the midst of the rainforest overlooking the cobalt seas in Gerringong, just 10km south of Kiama. The immaculate property features an infinity pool that takes full advantage of first-class views. Stretch your legs on the beautiful 1km trail into town.
Soul of Gerringong is a luxurious new guesthouse that also takes inspiration from the Hamptons. The property is made up of three separate residences with oak timber floors, cathedral-high ceilings and bespoke interiors. The original white weatherboard cottages date back to the 1800s and are within walking distance of beaches, cafés and restaurants.