Models tend to run around nonstop and multiply that by 20 when it comes to supermodels. The question becomes where to go on vacation … even if it is simply a short weekend getaway. In actuality, the place doesn’t matter as much, as it does how to maximize your visit. Let’s face it, with limited time off, it is always best to know the behind the scenes scoop about any getaway spot. The following is the insider scoop on what do to when in Byron Bay, supermodel or not.

First and foremost, where is Byron Bay? Byron Bay is a beachside town located in New South Wales, Australia. The town is 480 miles north of Sydney and 103 miles south of Brisbane. In Bryon Bay, you can expect a subtropical humid climate, with hot summers and mild winters. Tourists flock to Byron Bay for its exceptional snorkeling, scuba diving, backpacking and whale watching; a significant contribution to the local economy. However, there is much, much more to the experience.

An Amazing Accommodation for All.

Overnight accommodations are always key with any travel destination. There is nothing worse than arriving somewhere to find you are on the outskirts of town and a long drive distant from all the area’s hot spots. The Byron Quarter Holiday Apartments offer elegant, spacious 1 & 2 bedroom apartments, located in the center of Byron Bay, with convenient access to beautiful beaches, fabulous shops, vibrant bars, quaint café’s and exquisite restaurants. The accommodations are ideal for families who want to utilize functional kitchens and laundry machines to couples, singles, groups of friends and business owners; all looking for comfort and an ideal location.

On the premises, guests will enjoy a heated plunge pool and the friendly, knowledgeable staff is readily available to book any tour, even if it simply means helping you with travel arrangements to your next destination. Succulent Café, also located within the building, is a great spot for Byron Quarter Holiday Apartment guests to enjoy a delicious breakfast or lunch before they head out for the day’s activities. The Byron Quarter Holiday Apartments are truly a home away from home, and all area amenities are right at your doorstep. Guests who stay at this wonderful location will have no need for their car or taxicab.

Restaurants to Rave About

The restaurant scene is diverse and abundant; most with energizing, live music at night. Below are some of the highlights to satisfy any traveler’s palette.

The Farm.

Three Blue Ducks are the owners of a restaurant and produce store located on The Farm in Byron Bay. The restaurant is located on an 86-acre working biological farm in Ewingsdale; and is known for organic, fresh ingredients and grass-fed, grass finished meats. Expect wonderful food in a beautiful setting and top-of-the line service. This is where the term Farm to Table really executes its meaning.TheFarm_3

St. Elmo Dining Room & Bar.

St. Elmo Dining Room & Bar is well known for its Spanish tapas and share plates. With an intimate setting, diners will experience an infusion of flavors and are offered a global list of over a hundred wines. A great setting to have a specialty cocktail and relax at the bar prior to dinner.


If you are in the mood for Italian, Cicchetti is a great place for Italian tapas, serving exquisite cuisine, where traditional meets contemporary. The bar features an extensive wine list, with selections that compliment every dish.Cicchetti

The Roadhouse Café Bar.

The Roadhouse Café Bar is usually quite busy and you will feel its great vibe the second you walk in the door. The restaurant is great for dinners and breakfast, and the menu is all sustainable, also offering nourishing, organic, whole foods and elixirs. It’s the new hotspot at the moment.Roadhouse Byron

The Treehouse.

At The Treehouse, patrons will experience a laid-back hippy vibe accompanied with live, original music. Located on Belongil Beach, you will be sure to enjoy great food to heal the body and original music to warm the soul, barefoot vibes and sandy floors.


Located a rolling wave away from Wategos beach – one of the most coveting beaches in the world, diners can enjoy the exquisite view while enjoying five star food with the region’s freshest, local produce and stylishly prepared dishes.Rae's Wategos

The Top Shop.

A fabulous casual café located in Bryon Bay, is well-known for great burgers, house-made pastries, fresh granitas and is located near several surfing beaches. With great roasted coffee this is a great locale for both breakfast and lunch, hipsters come as a side serving.

Sensational Shopping Spots

Byron Bay has plenty to offer and here is a quick overview on where to pop in whether you are a model on the run or a tourist taking a beach day off.

Hope & May.

Hope & May is a unique lifestyle brand offering an eclectic bohemian-style fashion. Additionally, Hope & May offers housewares reflective of their world travels to the beautiful surroundings of Byron Bay.Hope & May

11:11 O’Clock Boutique.

This boutique offers a unique Aussie designer line and is another great shop to fill your suitcase up with bohemian fashion before your trip home.


Pompidou, Byron Bay, prides itself as one of Australia’s leading designers. Pompidou houses the best and upcoming designer fashions, for both men and women. This is also a great place to shop if you accidentally left your swimsuit at home or want to purchase a new one.Pompidou

Enzo & Toto.

Enzo & Toto showcases a wide range of Aussie fashion from clothing to jewelry to accessories and much more. A great place to shop if you want to see a mix of everything that represents Aussie fashion and other prominent designers as well.


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