South of Manning River lies Old Bar, a laid-back coastal town well known for its surfing and kite boarding. With access to both the Manning River and the ocean, Old Bar is an idyllic town for holidaymakers looking to soak up sunshine by the beach or those looking for a more active holiday with fishing, boating and water sports found widely in the area. Whether you want to go swimming in the river or beach, boating, beach-fishing or a simple picnic on the shore, Old Bar, a 10-minute drive from the Pacific Highway, is the perfect holiday destination for the whole family. Be sure to check out our list of Stayz accommodations in Old Bar, Australia, to find your perfect vacation home away from home.
Chiltern cottages provide accommodation for groups of all sizes, with each cottage providing two bedrooms and sleeping up to six people. You are able to book just one or as many cottages as you would like; they have a total of four available, with maximum accommodation provided for 24 people. The setting is ideal for family and friends to get away on vacation, for reunions, and even for sporting groups to enjoy themselves in a tranquil setting. Chiltern is a 7-minute drive away from the seaside village of Old Bar, replete with untouched, serene beaches. The lagoon of Saltwater National Park is also adjacent to Old Bar. Additionally, the cottages are set within the bushland of Khappinghat Nature Reserve and gives visitors a chance to enjoy the 11-hectare of secluded forest land, as well as provide a quiet and relaxing setting.
The cottages are fully equipped with cozy spaces for lounging, be it on the cane sofas on the front verandah or inside by the log fires. Chiltern provides barbecues for outdoor dining with a covered pavilion and its own fireplace. There is also a heated swimming pool and a spa area for private massages and treatments; a recreation room with tables for billiards and a table tennis. There are a myriad of on-site activities for you to choose from at Chiltern, including biking and walking trails in the nearby forest area. Cricket, football and volleyball are just some of the group sports for you to take advantage of. Be it rest and relaxation, or activities for the whole family, Chiltern is the ultimate place for groups visiting Old Bar.
Chiltern Lodge ResortOld Bar, NSW, AU
Top guest reviewsMy parents loved the disabled cabin facilities making the venue suitable for ALL agesand if coming from the south don't listen to apple GPS
Host:We had one weekend away with weather that gave us an opportunity to swim (sunny) and huddle by the outdoor fire (stormy afternoon) Unanimous vote to return for our annual family Xmas Points to no...A huge thankyou to Lindy & Rob and Mike & Vicki for making my 50th so memorable for all the right reasonswe didn't have one complaint of being bored Something for any age which ranged from 1-11years So well equipped and maintainedWe have no hesitation in going back and can't wait to do soso we had the retreat to ourselves What an incredible 3 days all those small details that really do matter were ticked andRead more reviewsI decided on Chiltren LodgeLocal activities kept the kids and young adults busy during the day with family catch up time at breakfast and dinner
This beach house has four bedrooms and is ideally located on Pacific Parade in Old Bar. Great for two families or groups of friends, the house comes with its own swimming pool and two different living spaces for communal gatherings. The beach house offers beautiful views of the Old Bar’s beach, which can be accessed from across the road. Watching whales and dolphins from the lounge area is a common evening activity for guests at this house!
The area is not short of activities. Beach fishing and taking your boat through Manning River provide entertainment for all. It is a 9-minute drive to Bohnock Boat Ramp on the Manning River. Manning Valley is also ideal for discovering waterfalls, mountain-biking and exploring the nearby beaches and forests. The Saltwater National Park is an exemplary location to float along the creek or to go whale-watching. The headlands of Forster, Tuncurry, Redhead, Blackhead, Diamond Beach, Manning Point, Harrington and Crowdy Head are all accessible from the beach house. It is also walking distance to the main town, where the recommendations are endless. Try Flow Bar for great coffee and food; the main street has a Thai restaurant, a butcher and bottleshop as well as a local club and tavern.
Mid north coast beach house with pool
Top guest reviewsThe views of the coastline are stunning and accessing the beach just across the roadWe had 7 adults and 5 children in the house and there was plenty of space for everyoneThis house was very cosy & it felt like a lovely home away from homeThe house is well-equipped with all the comforts of home and suitably accommodated our two familiesThe pool ping pong table and beach across the road kept the kids entertained for hours
Host:The owner Sally was very helpful & so quick to reply to any questions I had leading up to our stay which made planning & organising a breezeSpectacular views of whales frolicking Easy and thorough communication with the owner Will definitely be backThe well-maintained backyard pool and table tennis facilities made it a fun family holiday for allSally was very supportive in ensuring that our stay was comfortableWe had a very nice time at the beach house with multiple generations all sharing the property with no issues The property is very comfortableRead more reviewsThis house is in a beautiful location directly across from the beachIt is a great location and the weather really turned it on for usThe house is only a short stroll from the patrolled section of the beach as well as local shops and restaurantsNice property in great locationFirst impressions were not good Property looked very tired Once inside however everything was fine and everything was there Close to shops and restaurants
The Rivers Edge House is a large, newly renovated four-bedroom house with an adjoining two bedroom cottage, making it the perfect venue for large families and groups of friends. The house is fully equipped, with an open plan dining and living area, a flat-screen television, a modern ready-to-use kitchen and laundry area. The house is graced with impressive views of the river, and early morning risers will be treated to breathtaking sunrises from the bedrooms and living space.
The house provides an ideal location for those looking to participate in the town’s fishing activities, with options to fish from a private jetty or explore the spots on Manning River on your own private boat. The Manning Entrance State Park is a short drive away from the house, where four-wheeled beach driving and estuary fishing are popular activities. Old Bar, Wallabi Point and Saltwater beaches are also a short drive away.
Rivers Edge - located at Old Bar
Top guest reviewsand it was nice to have a real tv to watch in the eveningsThe short drive to the township of Old Bar provided all the supplies we neededIt was nice to have all the kids in one room together with the trundle under the bunk perfect for our little one Sunrises and sunsetsThe appliances in the kitchen and laundry were a pleasure to useLoved our stay here - a peaceful spot with great amenities and the fun of parking the boat out the frontWe found the house to be as described and well keptThe house and the cottage are furnished beautifully and everything you may need is supplied
Host:she could not have been more helpful or accommodatingwe absolutely loved it booking the accommodation was a breeze and the Host Nicolle was amazing and so helpful with quick replies information on getting there things to do in the areaIn short we absolutely loved everything about River's Edge and will definitely be backIt is so beautiful and so peacefuleverything about Rivers Edge runs smoothly Thanks so muchRead more reviewsthere are a few cows in the area and fields which the kids loved Its a beautiful base to explore the local areait is 5min from the boatManning point was a great place to explore tooThe owners are a pleasure to deal with andlovely place for a quiet relaxing family getaway
Old Bar Central is a three bedroom house located in the center of town. It comes with a 50-inch smart television, fully equipped kitchen, a BBQ and area for outdoor seating, as well as washing and ironing facilities. There is a garage which can be locked, and a yard area which is located between the main street and the beach. Old Bar Central recommends bringing your own boat and mountain-bikes to take advantage of the activities in your immediate surroundings. Pets are also welcome at the outdoor areas of Old Bar Central.
Families and groups of friends will enjoy their time in this house as it provides a fitting location to explore the town of Old Bar and the nearby Manning River. The location of the house is behind the main street in Old Bar, a 10-minute walk away from the beaches, restaurants, cafes and everything that Old Bar has to offer.
Old Bar Central - Your home base in Old Bar
Top guest reviewsI would assume the cost could be offset for tax purposesbut you have to supply your own linen and towels which wasn't a problem Doonas and pillowsThis is the second time we have stayed here and hope to keep returning Clean spacious and comfortableI will return House is immaculate and comfortableAaronThank you for allowing us to use your house and allowing us to increase the number of guests at no st - much appreciated The house was very clean and neat and was more than adequate for our ne...The house and yard were very well presented and the facilities provided made fo a very comfortable stay
Host:Every good clean tity close the beach andthe owner Aaron was easy to contact and prompt with his reply to our booking enquiryAaron is very accommodating and easy to contact Thanks againImmaculately clean well maintained and beautiful propertyGreat proximity to the shops and beach Thank you for your hospitalityRead more reviewsThe house is in a great location Very close to the shops A short walk to the beachA very nice home in a good location in a quiet neighborhoodthe Bowls Club 8 mins and the bakery across from Coles has amazing piesClean well presented house - convenient locationThe beds are also very comfortable Coles is a 2 minute walk
An alluring getaway
Old Bar provides great variety and character as a travel destination. Relaxing on the beach, taking advantage of the surf waves, boating down Manning River or mountain-biking in the nearby trails are just some of the many activities to keep you entertained during your time at Old Bar. The town itself provides food and drink options to satisfy all appetites and our variety of accommodation options will not leave you disappointed.
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