4 Best Affordable Luxe Stays In Byron Bay

Published - 29 September 2023, Friday

The seaside jewel of Byron Bay is located along Australia's eastern coast, where turquoise waters meet golden sands and verdant hinterlands. This picturesque location has long been a shelter for tourists looking for the ideal balance of relaxation and adventure thanks to its laid-back atmosphere, thriving arts scene, and spectacular natural beauty. The options for finding accommodations in Byron Bay are just as diverse as the adventures in store for you.

Byron Bay and its lovely hinterland on Australia's eastern coast provide a treasure trove of adventures for travellers of all ages. From the golden sands of Byron Bay's Main Beach to the lush, green beauty of the Hinterland, this coastal paradise has something for everyone, whether you're scouting for wedding day locations, a middle-aged female looking for spa time and leisure shopping, a male in his 20s looking for sky-diving, surfing and adventure, or have kids aged 8-18 looking for some beachside fun.

Each of the accommodation solutions highlighted in this post has its own distinct charm and personality, from a gorgeous home retreat to eco-friendly sanctuaries tucked away in seclusion, we've searched the Byron Shire to bring you the best lodgings that appeal to different interests and affordably, whether you're a seasoned traveller returning to Byron Bay or a first-time visitor we have your covered. Main Image, Hero Video: First National Byron: 51 Ruskin Street, Byron Bay​​​​​​​

Happy Nest Private Byron Bay Homestead

51 Ruskin St Byron Bay

This property is a Hot Find. Prepare to be enchanted by the sheer magnificence of this extraordinary property. Nestled amidst breathtaking natural beauty, this hidden gem is a true testament to luxury and elegance. From the moment you arrive at this property, you will be captivated by its warm, welcoming homey feel. Honestly, one of the most outstanding private homes now available for the lucky few. This is a home where memories are made. 

Expat Choice welcomes you to the exquisite abode known as HappyNest, a resplendent haven meticulously curated and beautifully presented. Nestled within the illustrious confines of Byron's Golden Grid, this enchanting dwelling eagerly awaits your presence. Currently the property is only available through airbnb so no need to go searching around for better rates. 

HappyNest is an exquisite four-bedroom, three-bathroom vacation home with interior and outdoor living areas designed for relaxing, HappyNest exudes elegance, yet is playful enough to allow guests to feel right at home. Welcome to a serene oasis, where tranquilly and bliss intertwine effortlessly. Nestled in the heart of an exclusive residential tree lines street, this enchanting destination beckons those seeking a meaningful and authentic experience. Prepare to embark on a journey of relaxation and rejuvenation, hand in hand with your cherished companions - and yes - pets are allowed.

HappyNest Byron Bay Home GIF

Staying at HappyNest will help you get to know Byron like a local. This exquisite gem embodies the timeless elegance of the Federation era filled with original character and charm - high ceilings, wooden floorboards, front and back verandas to lounge on and totally relax after a full day living like a local in Byron Bay. With its recent renovation, this resplendent abode has been transformed into a haven of unparalleled beauty and sophistication.

Situated a mere five-minute leisurely stroll from the pristine shores of some of Byron Bay's most breathtaking beaches, this hidden treasure offers the perfect blend of convenience and serenity. Indulge in the sheer bliss of Byron Bay, a haven that beckons with its abundant array of activities and captivating sights. Immerse yourself in the enchanting allure of Byron Bay. Embark on a leisurely stroll to boutique shops and cafes just minutes away from HappyNest

Allow yourself to be captivated by the breathtaking beauty of the land and sea that surround you, bewitching each and every visitor to Byron Bay - all 2.4 Million of you in 2022 alone. Tucked away in the centre of Byron Bay, and only a few minutes walk from HappyNest is Espressohead - a well-kept secret that has been loved by residents for well over a decade. From tasty vegan delicacies to gluten-free treats, Espressohead's all-day menu is a veritable feast of fresh, locally produced, and organic pleasures.

HappyNest Byron Bay Home

There's no rushing when you come to Byron Bay so take your time and stroll on down to Byron Bay's Main Beach, where gentle waves and golden sand create a tranquil ambience especially in the early morning as the sun breaks over the most easterly point of mainland in Australia. A visit to Byron would not be complete without an invigorating early morning Light House walk. It's a good 30 minute hike from HappyNest to the Cape Byron Lighthouse for a unique scenic experience. The breathtaking views of the water and shoreline - both north and south vista's will be etched in your memory forever.

What's the cherry on top? The Ballina Byron Gateway Airport is only a mere 30-mile drive from Happy Nest or from the north fly into Gold Coast Airport direct from hundreds of international locations including Singapore making the journey as uncomplicated as the stay. You will feel right at home living like a local right in the heart of one of Australia's iconic seaside towns enjoying all that Byron has to offer.

a. 51 Ruskin Street, Byron Bay, NSW 2481

w. www.airbnb.com.au/rooms/28016677

Cape Byron Retreat

Cape Byron Retreat

The tranquil retreat of Cape Byron Retreat is the gateway to the Byron Bay hinterland, providing an enjoyable break from the buzzing energy of Byron Bay itself, which is only a four-minute drive away. Cape Byron Retreat is an oasis in this healing part of the world, which is well-known for its international appeal as a play ground for the rich and famous as much as the digital nomad tapping away on an apple keyboard piecing together the next unicorn start-up.

Cape Byron Retreat offers a selection of well-thought-out rooms, villas, and apartments to provide diversity for its guests. Each room is created to highlight the beauty of its natural surroundings and to wrap you in tranquilly. The Retreat is a haven from the bustle of daily life with its natural hues and beautiful vistas. It's your haven, the place where you are invited to unwind completely. Take a seat, ponder - let the worries of yesterday be gone! mage Credit: Cape Byron Retreat Facebook Page

a. 310 Skinners Shoot Rd, Byron Bay NSW 2481, Australia

e. [email protected]

w. capebyronretreat.com

s. www.facebook.com/ByronBayAccommodations

t. +61 460 895 915

Beach Suites

Byron Suites ​​​​​​​

Beach Suites Byron Bay features chic boutique apartments and studios, equipped with secure parking and free WiFi, and offers a breathtaking view of Main Beach. The hotel is close to the town centre of Byron Bay, so visitors can walk to the nearby stores, eateries, cafes, and bars. The distance from the Ballina Byron Airport is around 35 minutes by car.

All rooms come equipped with modern amenities, including a flat-screen cable TV, DVD player, private bathroom, and either a kitchenette or a full kitchen. Some studios even boast spacious wooden patios with private heated plunge pools and spa baths for a touch of indulgence.

If you prefer a tranquil atmosphere, the modern Garden Suites, overlooking lush garden terraces, offer a peaceful retreat. Beach Suites Byron Bay caters to various preferences, ensuring a memorable stay by the beach. Image Credit: Beach Suites Facebook Page 2nd Image Credit

a. 20 Bay St, Byron Bay NSW 2481, Australia

e. [email protected]

w. beachsuites.com.au

s. www.facebook.com/BeachSuites

t. +61 2 6680 9944

Bluewater on the Beach

Bluewater on the Beach

Bluewater on the Beach is a charming hotel with a sun patio, garden and six inviting rooms. The famous Cape Byron Lighthouse is only 3.9 km away from guests staying at this charming establishment.

This lodging is conveniently placed about a 20-minute stroll from the centre of Byron Bay in the Belongil Beach neighbourhood. Visitors will find a complete kitchen, a balcony, a dining space, and handy ironing facilities inside the hotel's rooms.

A charming beach that is ideal for visitors seeking sun and sea is just 650 metres from the property. The quaint Byron Community Market is also easily accessible for a quick shopping trip.

King-size beds, double beds, and single beds are all included in the cosy bedrooms to accommodate various needs. A soothing tub, hairdryers, and plush towels are also provided for visitors' use to further enhance the comfort. Image Credit: Bluewater on the Beach Facebook Page

a. 3 Don St, Byron Bay, NSW 2481, Australia

e. [email protected]

w. www.bluewateronthebeach.com.au

s. www.facebook.com/BluewaterByonBay

t. +61 421 031 014

Elements of Byron

Elements Byron GIF

Elements Of Byron Resort & Spa is situated on a vast 50-acre beachside sanctuary and provides private villas that blend Byron Bay's natural beauty with contemporary beach creation. Each home is created to capture the spirit of this breathtaking setting.

Make the most of your trip by relaxing by the lagoon pool or at the resort's exclusive beach club on Belongil Beach or as many do, find that perfect vista - sit, ponder, as the saying goes - life doesn't get much better than this!. An inviting rainforest eco trail, an outdoor training circuit, and tennis court amenities are available to guests who enjoy activites to puncuate the day..

The 5-room day spa is ready to pamper visitors who want to unwind, or they can unwind in the lounge rooms or cuddle up by the fire pit in the cooler months of the year. There is a business centre, event spaces, a library, and other amenities for individuals who mix business with pleasure.

The resort's restaurant guarantees 24-hour service, while the bar creates scrumptious unique drinks. Everyone will find something to enjoy at Elements of Byron Resort & Spa, which makes it the ideal coastal getaway. Image Credit: Elements of Byron Facebook Page 2nd Image Credit 

a. 144 Bayshore Dr, Byron Bay NSW 2481, Australia

e. [email protected]

w. elementsofbyron.com.au

s. www.facebook.com/elementsbyronbay

t. +61 2 6639 1500

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