Coast Style

It’s Here – Autumn Edition of Central Coast Life & Style Out Now!

After an exciting few months, we proudly bring you Edition 6 of Central Coast Life & Style, distributing across the Central Coast, Sydney and the Hunter Valley now. In this special edition, we feature our first male cover – the ever-incredible king of cocktails and owner of Maybe Sammy, Martin Hudak. A lover of our

Property Insights

Property Insights

In the Mood

Styling your Central Coast home is easier if you follow basic design principles and get a great stylist onboard to help you.

Property Insights

You won’t regret buying a weekender

Find out why it’s a great time to invest in a holiday home on the NSW Central Coast. Prestige property specialist Cathy Baker shares her insights.


Homes & Holidays

4 Luxurious Central Coast Winter Getaways We Love

Despite the weather cooling down, La Niña is finally over and the sun is shining here on the beautiful Central Coast – and we have plenty of stunning spots that are perfect for your winter getaway. Our partners over at Belle Escapes specialise in luxury weekenders, with the winter holidays and beyond booking quickly. This



The Olive Grove: The Perfect Spot For Your Next Event

If you weren’t impressed enough by the transformation of The Quarters at Forresters Beach over the past few years, there’s now one more reason to admire this stunning destination venue – The Olive Grove. In 2021, The Quarters’ accommodation was completely renovated and restyled under the direction of interior designer and co-owner Donna Hughes. It

What's On

Central Coast Creative Spaces – Get Creative in 2022/23

As the Central Coast continues to evolve into an ‘it’ place to live, work and visit, so too does its vibrant art scene. We’ve got the low down on an incredible ‘Creative Spaces’ pop-up arts program that will see participants getting extra creative in 2022 and into 2023… Creative Spaces is an initiative offered by

Things to do

7 Fun Central Coast Winter Activities

Whether you’re planning a winter getaway on the Central Coast or simply a day out, our beautiful region has so much more to offer than the 29 incredible beaches that we’ve become so well known for. We’ve also got six picturesque National Parks, endless space for active couples, families and friends, and an abundance of fun


Sublime holiday hot spots: Bouddi Peninsula

With an array of stunning places to holiday, the NSW Central Coast has some incredible hot spots to offer. Check out what we found best in Bouddi Peninsula.


Drive: The New (and Much Smarter) Volvo XC60

In 2022, we’re going on more adventures. We’re getting outdoors with the family, hitting the road, and driving wherever the mood may take us… And we might just do it in a Volvo. Day trips up the coast, weekends through wine country, extended road trips interstate – we’ve never been so excited to get away.

Eat & Drink

Eat & Drink

Winter Warmers: Cosy Up With Hotel Gosford’s Winter Menu

As colder weather sets in, you might be on the hunt for somewhere cosy where you can escape the chill and enjoy a hearty meal – and you can’t beat the traditional pub atmosphere. Come inside with us at Hotel Gosford as we explore their impressive new menu. Picture this… You’re catching up with friends,

Eat & Drink

History in the Baking: Sonoma Bakery Opens in Terrigal

In case you haven’t yet heard – Sydney-based artisanal bakery and coffee bar, Sonoma Bakery, is opening a new location in Terrigal this month – its first store on our beautiful Central Coast. The Goods Sonoma’s famous sourdough will be on offer as well as handcrafted baked goods such as pies, sausage rolls, croissants, morning


The Entrance Social Club Goes LIVE

On Thursday night, the Central Coast witnessed the launch of a revamped and impressive new venue for live music, delicious waterfront cuisine and great cocktails – The Entrance Social Club. And what a party it was… It goes without saying that after a snoozy few years, Central Coast locals are craving modern, lively venues to enjoy time

Eat & Drink

6 Central Coast Coffee Hotspots We Love

There’s no denying that here on the Central Coast, we are spoilt for choice when it comes to great coffee, good views and delicious breakfasts – and it can be hard to know where to start. If you’re new to the Coast, or looking for a new spot to try, we’ve done the round up



Six Seaside Cafes for Sunday Brunch

Sunday brunch is a local tradition and with cute cafes up and down the NSW Central Coast, it’s worth whiling the day away with a relaxing seaside breaky.

Eat & Drink

Best Pancakes on the NSW Central Coast

From buckwheat to buttermilk, we've been flat out with the tough task of finding the Coast's best pancakes. Here’s how they stack up...


A Slice of Heaven: The Coast’s Best Pizza

Only a few years ago, there was a limited supply of good pizza on the Coast. Pizza purists were in the grip of withdrawals, unable to find a traditional thin crust or a classic calzone to satisfy their cravings. Thankfully, things have changed and the Coastie pizza scene is now thriving. From traditional Italian at Terrigal


A Tipple or Two at the Coast’s Top Bars

With an endless coastline offering some of the best views in Australia, the Central Coast offers myriad places to watch the sun go down with a bevvy in hand. Whether your sundowner of choice is an afternoon beer or a classy cocktail, we’ve got you covered with this hit list of the top twelve chic Coastie bars.



Namaste: Yoga on the Coast

Coasties that were once hard-pressed to find somewhere to practice yoga are now spoiled for choice with studios and classes on offer from Avoca to Erina and Woy Woy to Killcare. Whether you have back pain or RSI, want greater flexibility or less stress, or maybe need more energy or headspace, yoga could be the answer. Nothing

Pampering Retreats

Pamper yourself

Treat yourself whilst on vacation. Belle Escapes works with lifestyle business partners to offer some of the best retreat packages on the Central Coast.


The Coast’s Best Smoothie Bowls

Smooth like a Sunday, lip-smackingly delicious, absolutely guilt-free and wickedly good for the soul, there is much to love about the latest breakfast trend - smoothie bowls.