Holidaymakers looking for a place to stay in a beautiful spot in the south of Australia should try Sawtell. Located in the state of New South Wales this delightful area offers many exciting things for visitors to see and do. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, apartments, villas, B&Bs and campsites.
The coastal resort of Sawtell is a super holiday destination with sandy beaches for holidaymakers to relax on and enjoy the sun. Visitors can try various different watersports off the coast here including swimming, diving, surfing, windsurfing, sailing and fishing. Golf fans can play at some fine 18-hole courses in the area including the Sawtell Golf Club and Coffs Harbour Golf Course, which is just a few minute’s drive from Sawtell. Tourists can explore the coast or head inland by hiking, cycling and horse riding. Other activities popular with holidaymakers are bowls, paragliding and tennis at the Sawtell Tennis Club. Visitors can dine at some delightful bars, cafes and restaurants at Sawtell, where fresh seafood is a speciality. Self catering holidaymakers will also find shops here too where they can purchase food, drinks and other provisions.
Anyone holidaying in Sawtell will find some interesting and pretty places to visit in and around the area. For example, just south of Sawtell is Bongil Bongil National Park, where visitors can see a wide variety of plants and wildlife and participate in guided tours. Coffs Harbour is just minutes away and is full of fascinating attractions such as the Regional Museum and the Regional Gallery. There are lots of churches at Coffs Harbour as well as the charming Jetty Memorial Theatre. Half an hour south along the coast is Nambucca Heads. Here there are some delightful galleries and museums such as Nambucca Valley Museums, the Historical Museum and Eve Gurd Art.
January and February are generally the hottest months of the year with average high temperatures of 24 degrees centigrade. June and July are the coolest months with an average high of 16 degrees centigrade and average lows of just 6 degrees. The wettest time of the year is March when there can be as much as 100mm of rainfall on average.
Coffs Harbour Airport (CFS) is approximately 15 minute’s drive from Sawtell and has flights arriving from Brisbane (BNE), Melbourne (MEL) and Sydney (SYD). Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz and thrifty are car rental firms located at Coffs Harbour Airport. Overseas visitors can fly to Sydney Airport (SYD) and get a connecting flight to Canberra. Flights arrive at Sydney from various international airports including Beijing-Capital (PEK), London-Heathrow (LHW), Los Angeles (LAX), New York (JFK), Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG), Tokyo-Narita (NRT) and Toronto-Pearson (YYZ) amongst others.