Umina Beach


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.


Jasmine Greens: A Cafe with a Healthy Conscience

If you’re looking for great coffee, nourishing food and house-baked sweets right next to a beach and an action-packed park, Jasmine Greens might just be the haven you’ve been looking for. From takeaway treats and turmeric lattes with funky outdoor seating and a free book swap at the kiosk, to a cosy indoor cafe with a wholesome


Central Coast Style 101

While the Coast is famous for many things – beaches, pelicans, oysters, to name just a few – fashion hasn’t always been at the forefront. But as the region is becoming increasingly chic, so too is the local style scene. With a diverse collection of people calling the Coast home, the coastal lifestyle has its


Smokin’ Hot – West Street’s BBQ Smokehouse

From a spare parts shop to a smokehouse –Sounds on West has injected some serious cool into West Street. Owned by the guys behind Six String Brewing Co, Chris Benson and Ryan Harris, and Chris’ brother Bryce, the Umina restaurant opened in late 2015 after a dramatic transformation. With Six String on tap, live music, a tantalising


Seaside Markets at Umina Beach

On the third Sunday of the month, the Peninsula Recreation Precinct at Umina Beach bursts into life with market stalls filling the grassy knoll from the surf club to the skate park. After launching at the end of last year, the Umina Beach Markets are among the newest market offerings on the Coast but have


Amour Ettalong

There is a boutique at the eastern end of Ettalong’s main road that sums up the way we feel about Ettalong – Amour Ettalong. We love it. With its trendy cafes, seaside dining, bustling bars and simple, natural beauty, there’s a lot to love about Ettalong. Since its waterfront has been revitalised, we’ve been spending


The 12 Beaches of “Coastmas”

On the twelfth day of “Coastmas” my true love gave to me… twelve Coastie beaches, eleven swimmers swimming, ten surfers surfing, nine boogie boarders, eight bodysurfers, seven sandcastles, six squawking seagulls, five golden sunsets, four fishermen, three pelicans, two turtles and a paddleboarder on a calm sea. It’s summer time, which means beach time on



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