Sydney is a large and diverse city on the coast of New South Wales, globally recognised by its large harbour with its distinctive opera house and harbour bridge. Close to Sydney self-catering holiday villas you’ll be able to discover a wealth of culture, sights, as well as first class dining and a long stretch of sandy beaches.
Perhaps a priority could be to head from Sydney self-catering holiday accommodation to some of the city’s most iconic sights. There are plenty of different ways to enjoy the view from the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Many people even choose to climb the bridge, crossing over the famous arch, or steel supporting structure below, to enjoy unparalleled views of the harbour and city.
Another essential sight to visit from a holiday villa in Sydney is the Opera House, UNESCO World Heritage Site and multi-purpose cultural venue. There are exhibitions and world-class performances on throughout the year here, alongside a range of restaurants and bars. The Olympic Games were held in Sydney in the year 2000, and at the Olympic Park you could take a tour of some of the key venues.
You could also experience the wealth of museums within easy reach of Sydney holiday rentals. There’s the Australian Museum, housing natural history exhibits, and the Australian National History Museum, which documents the country’s fascinating seafaring heritage. For families there’s an excellent variety of days out, with zoos, an aquarium, wildlife parks and the famous Luna Park theme park.
A wealth of outdoor activities are available within a short drive of Sydney self-catering holiday villas. Bondi is the city’s main beach and offers swimming and surfing, with a special section reserved for this activity. Many people hire a kayak or canoe for a day to head off and explore the city’s numerous waterways. If you’d like to explore more of the wider region then the Royal National Park sits to the south of city and offers a range of walking trails.
At a Sydney holiday villa you could expect plenty a temperate climate, which produces warm weather for as much as seven months of the year. From December to March temperatures regularly exceed 25 degrees. In winter it rarely drops far below 10 degrees Celsius, and the record low for the whole of the city is only 2.1 degrees.
You can reach Sydney self-catering holiday accommodation by flying to Sydney Airport (SYD), which sits no more than 20 minutes from the city centre and is served by Qantas, Virgin Atlantic and British Airways flying from London-Heathrow (LHR).