Looking to stay in Sydney for your vacation sometime soon? As the largest city in Australia, Sydney is divided into neighbourhoods, which can get overwhelming if you’re trying to decide where to stay while on vacation.
You need to consider both your budget and the location where you plan to go, especially if you’re backpacking. You also need to choose a location that fits your personality, needs, and interest. Luckily, there are multiple locations where you can go depending on your budget. All you need to do is choose a hotel accommodation in Sydney, pack your bag, and head over to spend your holiday and vacation.
Location 1 – Bondi
Aussie beachside culture is represented by the iconic Bondi beach, which by the way is what most visitors are craving. The big white waves and the long stretch of golden fine sand make it an awesome base for both beach lovers and surfers. However, there’s more to Bondi than the sun, sand, and sea. It’s where fitness enthusiasts and active tourists can jog, hike and stroll around. The Bondi to Coogee coastal walk is a nice starting activity for everyone who visits the area.
Bondi also features a couple of indie clothing boutiques along Gould Street, restaurants, trendy cafes, as well as bars along Campbell Parade. Try visiting the locals’ favourite – Bondi Sunday Market, where you can get awesome finds including leather goods, fresh and organic produce, fashion items and even homemade pastries.
Location 2 – Coogee
Crowds tend to flock to Bondi every day, making the sand crowd. This is where Coogee has its edge! Coogee might be lesser known, but it is as beautiful and awesome destination that you can depend on. When other beaches become packed and hectic, Coogee Beach remains calm and collected.
Everything Bondi can do – Coogee can do as well. More than the equally gorgeous beach, there are also fantastic saltwater bath pools in the area. The streets are also lined with quirky and cute cafes where brunch and strong coffee are basic offerings and beachside bars with awe-inspiring views are frequented by locals and tourists alike. It’s very accessible to public transport so getting to the city centre is quick and convenient.
Location 3 – The Rocks
This place is one of the most beautiful sites anywhere in the city. It’s amidst the cobblestone streets and is where over 100 heritage buildings and sites including Camden Cottage, one of the oldest houses in Sydney are situated. If you want to stay here, Sydney Harbour Bridge, The Museum of Contemporary Art, and The Rocks Discovery Museum can be easily reached. On weekends, head over to The Rock Markets, which boasts over a hundred stalls selling eclectic and unique finds. After a bit of shopping, visit old, charming drinking holes that are almost adjacent to each other.
Location 4 – Darling Harbour
The beautiful Darling Harbour is in the busy and colourful middle of Sydney’s Central Business District. This central location allows quick skip and walks to most tourist sites and attractions in CBD. The WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo, SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, National Maritime Museum and The Chinese Garden of Friendship can be reached in minutes. Sumptuous food and drinks with a view can be had in The Star Sydney. This waterfront location offers restaurants and bars that beats any other cities in Oz.
Of course, there are other awesome destinations in Sydney where you can enjoy your vacation or the upcoming Holiday. Keep your options open to get the best out of the beautiful Sydney. Best of luck!