Wellness Mini-Getaway on a Budget

Wellness Mini-Getaway on a Budget

There are some gorgeous trails, walking tracks and lookout points to explore in Pacific Palms on NSW Mid North Coast, recently renamed The Barrington Coast. The Barrington Coast boasts magnificent national parks and the 2019 Wotif Aussie town of the year award.

Forster was voted one of ten most deserving locations that have made a unique contribution to Australian tourism, destination’s affordability, demand, accommodation and traveller reviews.

Pacific Palms is just a 3-hour drive from Sydney and a 2-hour drive from Newcastle.

If you are planning on a micro adventure break on a budget, then you certainly have a lot to look forward to.

With breathtaking beaches, untouched waterways, high-altitude rainforests, fertile valleys, charming Forster and Tuncurry twin towns, Pacific Palms on the Barrington Coast is a fantastic micro adventure playground located in a world heritage site.

Blueys Beach

The Barrington Coast includes 63 state forests, 15 national parks, 38 rivers, and several nature reserves and conservation areas. If you are planning an upcoming visit to the region, then you certainly have plenty to look forward to. You’ll need to plan where you are going to stay, this starts with finding accommodation that is well located and well-priced. You can easily find great accommodation in Pacific Palms. For fantastic accommodation in Pacific Palms, consider Blueys Motel or just give them a call on +612 6554 0665. Motel accommodation starts from as low as $128 per night for a Queen Standard and up to $250 per night for a 2 bedroom unit.

Blueys Motel

Blueys Motel at Blues Beach

Blueys Beach is one of the best tourist destinations in the Pacific Palms region of NSW. While it is a rather small suburb, there are just over 80 accommodation properties in the area. The majority of these are holiday homes. There are a handful of apartments, a resort. The friendly Blueys Motel team at reception will have no trouble recommending other accommodation in Pacific Palms for your micro adventure getaway.

Booti Booti, Wallingat and Myall Lakes national parks offer beaches of all shapes and sizes, forests by the ocean, a network of coastal lakes and a wide range of flora and fauna species for you to discover and explore.

To plan in a great hike, Booti Hill Lakeside Walking Track is a loop that will take about three hours.

Pack a day pack, good walking shoes, lunch container and water bottle. There are so many perfect spots to grab a bite to eat along the way, either by the lake, beach or amidst a lush forest.

Start at Elizabeth Beach north carpark. Look for the well-posted sign on the southern side of Booti Hill. You will be straight into ascending steps. The hike is moderate to steep grade. Make your way up the hill, head along the ridge through bushy scrub and into a subtropical rainforest. Take in the views of Lindemans Cove and Seagull Point, great for the whale watching season. Keep an ear out for the eery sounding Catbird and look up to see some of Booti Booti National Park birds, home to over 200 species.

Follow the trail down the northern side of Booti hill descending through the Banksia trees. At the bottom of the trail, you will pop out onto the southern end of the spectacular Seven Mile Beach. Take a dip or a mini-break before making your way across the Ruins campground, the Lakes Way and follow the signs for Booti Hill Lakeside Walking Track loop towards the Sunset Picnic area. This part of the walk is easy and you can take in the scenic shoreline of Wallis Lake for over an hour. From Sunset Picnic area, cross over The Lakes Way onto the well-marked fire trail for the last part of the walk, then head down the stairs you started on back to Elizabeth Beach north end carpark.

Finally, some relaxation. Rejuvenate and refresh back in the Blueys Beach village. Blueys Beach Natural Health Centre lets you plan in a little bit of balance and harmony. Book ahead for yoga, qigong moving meditation class or a wellness consultation. Indulge in a remedial, aromatic relaxation massage followed by a cleansing cup of freshly brewed organic herbal tea or glass of champagne and relax with am an aromatherapy foot bath.

Blueys Motel is located in the heart of Blueys Beach in Pacific Palms – close to all the attractions mentioned above.
Take a look at our range of motel accommodation and call our friendly staff with any questions on +612 6554 0665 or visit blueysmotel.com.au

Eleanor Rattray | Administrator

Passionate about sharing quality destination experiences available on the Barrington Coast. I love to help facilitate staff, guests and visitors with interesting, local eat, stay and play information. We have a saying here at Blueys "stay where you love... love where you stay". Enjoy! Thanks El

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