Loved for its ocean pool, iconic pub, and laid-back atmosphere, a northern migration to Yamba should be on everyone's annual list.
If you're planning a girls trip or in need of a relaxing getaway with your number one, here's the best Yamba accommodation to book for the ultimate beach escape.
Yamba Accommodation For Couples
Pacific Lodge Studio
Pilot Hill | Sleeps 2
Wake up next to bae with incredible ocean views from this cute seaside sanctuary. The space including the lounge, bedroom and kitchen opens fully to the balcony, with plenty of spots to relax— if you’re lucky, you’ll even see the whales go past. Book your stay here.
The Beach Studio
Pilot Hill | Sleeps 2
Call this 1950s beach house home on your Yamba trip, with loads of comfy contemporary details and plenty of retro charm. Rinse off after an ocean dip in the outdoor shower, and stroll into town to explore what Yamba has to offer. The bottom floor of a breathtaking beachfront home, this Yamba accommodation can also be hired as the whole house if you’re planning a group trip. Book your stay here.
Clarence River Tiny House
Palmers Channel | Sleeps 4
Enjoy the best of Yamba’s coastal and rural areas with a stay at this cute, contemporary tiny house set on a couple of acres and with its own access to the Clarence River for swimming and fishing. It’s dog-friendly (and you can expect visits from the three friendly pups that live on the property), and just ten minutes from Yamba’s centre. The loft bed sleeps two, but if you feel like getting cosy or are travelling with the kids, the couch does pull out too. Book your stay here.
Convent Beach | Sleeps 2
A classic beach bungalow perched over the rocks, you’re in prime position to duck down to the sand and iconic ocean pool as often as you like from this charming stay. With loads of rustic charm and an epic location just minutes to town and Yamba’s array of beaches, you’ll wish you could call this Yamba accommodation home for good. Book your stay here.
Yamba Accommodation For Groups
Yamba | Sleeps 9
Wake up to an incredible ocean view from this spacious villa that’s perfect for enjoying all that Yamba has to offer with your whole crew. Perched on Pilot Hill, it’s close to the centre of the action, but has loads of space for chilling out if you feel like staying in. Book your stay here.
The Sailor Shack
Yamba | Sleeps 8
A quintessential ‘70s beach home, the recently renovated The Sailor Shack is spacious enough for four couples with a full kitchen and huge deck for chilling out. Past guests love the colourful vintage-inspired interiors with an indoor/outdoor feel, and it’s a short walk to the riverside or a super quick drive to the centre of town and the beach. Book your stay here.
Pippi Beach | Sleeps 6
A perfect pad for a weekend getaway with your besties, this ground-floor Yamba holiday flat is fresh and contemporary, with stunning views from all the communal spaces. There are three spacious bedrooms for your crew, and a full kitchen so you can cook up a feast or beachfront breaky—it even has a shared pool if you’re not feeling the sand. Book your stay here.
Main Beach | Sleeps 4
A stone’s throw from Yamba’s gorgeous Main Beach, you’ll want to spend every moment on the large deck overlooking the ocean at this welcoming apartment. There’s a marble table out there for all the meals you prep in the full kitchen, and you’re right in the centre of the action if you feel like heading out. With two singles in the second bedroom, this spot is ideal for a family stay (and the hosts can provide a travel cot and high chair on request). Book your stay here.
Sea Breeze Cottage
Pilot Hill | Sleeps 6
Soak up some retro vibes and sunshine at this cute, stylish cottage. Located right across from the Yamba Marina and an easy walk into town, you’re in the middle of the action but have everything you need (including air-con for those sweaty days) at home, and there are even bikes for you to cruise the many scenic paths in the area. Book your stay here.
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