Byron Bay, New South Wales
Best Beaches: Main Beach, Belongil, Wategos, Cosy Corner, Broken Head, Whites Beach, Seven Mile Beach
Byron Bay may be known as the playground of cashed-up hipsters, but it's also a place of secret beaches found at the end of winding dirt tracks and deserted horseshoe bays of squeaky, white sand.
There are more than 15 incredible beaches to choose from here, and that’s just the ones on the map – if you take the time to look around, you’ll find empty beaches even locals haven’t heard of! There are also rustic cafés on every popular beach, each ideal for romantic meals and sunset drinks. Then, of course, there's Australia’s most iconic surf bar, The Beach Hotel, just above Main Beach, which buzzes with fashionable types day and night.
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