Renting Holiday Homes in Newcastle, Hunter Valley Region
Home to over quarter of a million people, Newcastle is a highly vibrant city in New South Wales. Once a town home to the most hardened of criminals but made its fortunes in coal mining, Newcastle has a thriving tourist industry and has become one of the most popular holiday destinations in Australia. Full of culture, history, great cuisine and interesting sites, it is little wonder why so many people choose Newcastle holiday homes as the location for their next Australian adventure.
A fun place for the entire family
Newcastle can boast several beaches near to the centre of the city which are safe for the entire family. Newcastle Beach is located on the Shortland Esplanade and has a saltwater pool ideal for the youngsters, along with picnic areas, patrolled swimming areas and known for its good surfing opportunities at the far end of the beach. Nobbys Beach, located north of Newcastle Beach, is something out of an aged postcode – with its old fashioned pavilion on the beach with virtually no crowds, this is perhaps the best beach to spend a day if you want to relax and soak up the golden rays. The blue crystalline waters are ideal for swimming and you can even visit Nobbys Head and the lighthouse nearby for fantastic views.
There are several different holiday rentals adding to the ambience of your holiday in Newcastle. From serviced apartments to luxury holiday villas, there is plenty to choose from but all will add that extra ‘something special’ element to your holiday.
Explore the best of Newcastle
Newcastle is a bustling town full to the brim with various cultural monuments and things to do. If Newcastle was a living body then Hunter Street is the main artery. The life-force of Newcastle, Hunter Street is where most of the action can be found. The tree lined street is where you will discover great shopping opportunities, from the Hunter Street Mall to department stores and quaint little fruit and market stalls. Newcastle is more famous than Sydney for its architecture. Head in any direction from Hunter Street and you will discover a wealth of Victorian terraces that not even Sydney itself could compete with. Many of these Victorian buildings are open to tourists and are well worth an hour or two of exploration. Particular buildings you shouldn’t miss out on include the Customs House and Paymasters House. To experience Newcastle’s natural beauty, head out to the Blackbutt Reserve, located about 10 kilometres outside of the city centre. This bushland reserve has a wide variety of flora and fauna that makes it home within the four valleys here, including the remains of a rainforest, creeks and lakes. The various walking trails here are perfect for a spot of hiking, and along the way you can be amazed at the many kangaroos, koalas, wombats, emus and other native animals that can be found here. Newcastle has many different types of accommodation on offer. By staying in your very own family friendly self-contained accommodation, you are adding a touch of sophistication, privacy and flexibility to your stay here.
Holiday destinations in the Hunter Valley Region
Using your holiday home in Newcastle as your starting point, you are in the perfect place to discover the beauty and vibrancy of the Hunter Valley Region. With endless cultural attractions, historical sites and stunning landscapes, it is little wonder why millions of holidaymakers from all around the world choose to come to this region of Australia. At night, the vibrancy of Newcastle is revealed in the many restaurants, bars and other entertainment venues, and you will enjoy each one as you make your way back to your very own holiday house.
The best time to arrive
New South Wales enjoys a wonderful year round climate. In the summer months, the temperature averages around 27 °C and 15 °C during the winter period. However, it is important that you protect your body by applying lots of sunscreen and drink plenty of fluids to keep yourself hydrated.
Arriving in New South Wales
It is very easy to travel to Newcastle. Depart from London Heathrow Airport on a daily flight to Newcastle Airport; airlines offering daily flights include Virgin Atlantic, Qantas Airways, Emirates, British Airways and American Airlines with stopovers in Abu Dhabi, Malaysia, Singapore, Seoul and Hong Kong. It won’t be long until you have reached your serviced apartment in Newcastle and you are ready to experience the best of New South Wales.