Central Coast


Stylish dining at The BOX Ettalong

Since opening on Ettalong's waterfront a few years ago, The BOX on the Water has breathed new life into fine dining on the Peninsula.


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


Seasalt: Fine Dining with a View

There's something about restaurants in hotels. So often you think they're just for the guests. There's no reason why locals should miss out on Crowne's Seasalt


Shhh… The NSW Central Coast’s Secret Beaches

The NSW Central Coast is home to dozens of beautiful beaches and like any coastal region, some, like Terrigal and Avoca, have become iconic, while others remain more of a local secret. As well as the popular patrolled beaches on the Coast from Umina in the south to Lakes in the north, here’s a handful

Things to do

Things to see

From Pinot & Picasso to a real life Pearl Farm experience, the Central Coast is brimming with fun and eclectic weekend activities.

Things to do

Places to be

From waterfront silent yoga sessions to a real life Pearl Farm experience, the Central Coast is brimming with fun and eclectic weekend activities. We’ve compiled a list of fun events happening throughout spring. Please confirm before attending as details may change due to variations to COVID-19 restrictions. CENTRAL COAST EVENTS IN OCTOBER & NOVEMBER 2020


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

Eat & Drink

2010s: The Decade the Coast got Chic

The past decade saw a lot of changes on the Central Coast. As we’ve been saying on this website for many years, the Coast has always been beautiful but with every trendy new cafe, restaurant and bar that opens, it’s becoming increasingly chic. During the 2010s, rising Sydney house prices and a desire for a


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.

Homes & Holidays

Avoca Valley B&B: Fifty Shades of Green

Avoca Valley B&B is a peaceful and picturesque sanctuary in the heart of the Central Coast. It might be located on one of the Coast’s busy arterial roads – Avoca Drive – but the Kincumber bed and breakfast is an oasis of lush lawns and liquidambars. It offers an idyllic setting for a relaxing staycation