Yamba is a beachside town at the mouth of the Clarence River in the Northern Rivers Region on the north coast of New South Wales. During a stay at a Yamba self-catering holiday villa you can enjoy pristine beaches, national parks and great restaurants with something for every member of the family.
Surfing is definitely top of the list for things to do while staying in a Yamba holiday villa. Yamba has one of Australia’s most famous surf breaks at Angourie Beach or gentler surfing at Turners Beach. If you’re an absolute beginner there is a fantastic surf school in Yamba licensed by Surfing Australia; they even supply all the equipment including learner surf boards. There are plenty of other beaches to explore, eleven altogether, and beyond surfing the area is perfect for swimming, diving, whale watching, dolphins, cruising on the river, kayaking, in fact just about every kind of water sport you can imagine.
Away from the beach Yamba has a very pleasant village park perfect for children with a great play area, tennis courts and, most importantly, shelter from the sun. Other sports facilities available close to Yamba holiday accommodation are bowling greens, a golf course, swimming pools and a sports centre while restaurants, cafes, eateries, a cinema, and a lively nightlife ensure you’ll never be without something to do unless you want to relax and do absolutely nothing. If you want to go just a tiny bit further take the ferry to Iluka on the north shore or visit the Bundjalung National Park; the park has 38kilometres of beach within its 17,000hectares of land as well as rivers, lagoons, wetlands, littoral rainforest, coastal cypress and heath lands.
If you feel like a little more urban chic while staying in a holiday villa in Yamba then head north for Brisbane. Places to put on your list to visit are Alma Park Zoo, Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, Manly boat harbour and village for great dining and shopping and the Museum of Brisbane among a great many other attractions.
While staying in a self-catering holiday villa in Yamba you can expect to enjoy what is considered the best climate in the world. Summer temperatures vary between 19 and 30 decrees centigrade while winter temperatures are between 10 and 20 degrees.
If you are heading for self catering holiday villas in Yamba it is possible to fly from the UK to Brisbane Airport (BNE) via one touchdown at a Far East destination such as Singapore. Alternatively you can fly to Sydney and take the two hour domestic flight to Yamba. Quantas, Virgin, British Airways, Jetstar and a number of other airlines serve these routes.