Gal Pal Getaway Essentials
If you're craving some quality catch-up time with your gal pals and seeking the perfect backdrop for conversation, cocktails and pampering, point your wheel south and take a short drive to the Tweed in northern NSW.
Start your stay right with a bite at one of the Tweed's newest cafes, Nectar Juice House at Cabarita Beach. Its effortlessly cool styling will have you at hello, while the the buzz of baristas, friendly folk and fine-looking, healthy fare will cement the relationship. Post-snack, Australia's best beach is just a few paces away.
Graze the day away with a styled picnic, cruising along the stunning Tweed River! Book on the Blue Ginger Picnics on Water and you'll be treated to 3 hours of sumptuous seasonal produce for your choice of brunch, lunch or sunset snacks. You can also BYO your own choice of sips.
Leave the car behind and get behind the wheel, a potting one that is! Stone Studio in Kingscliff is the ideal place to share your clay-making skills and, with a popular Wheel & Wine workshop, the results are sure to be creative! They also have a barista bar and stunning beach views.
For the ultimate pamper, book in to the exquisite Halcyon Spa at Halcyon House in Cabarita Beach. The instantly soothing vibe on arrival is paired with personalised spa journeys and a tranquil relaxation space that combine to deliver wellness on a whole new level.
Take home more than memories with a browse 'n' buy trip to the Tweed's eclectic stores from beachside to country town. From luxuriously curated shelves of emporium goodness in Murwillumbah's The Foundry to a breezy, coastal selection of homewares, gifts and fashion at Sorella in Kingscliff, you'll find endless retail happiness here in the Tweed.
An absolute must is a visit to Husk Farm Distillery in the sweet town of Tumbulgum on the Tweed River. Take a tour to go behind the scenes of the colour-changing Ink Gin and learn about Husk's paddock to bottle ethos while sipping on a G'n'T and tasting the full spirit range before lounging out on the farm's sprawling, green lawn.
Book at Caba Break, overlooking Cabarita Beach and strolling distance to all that Caba offers, and you'll find many-roomed apartments, comfy living spaces, full kitchen and a large balcony that all make this spot just perfect for group getaways.
Some other great places to book for groups stays are The Belle Riverhouse, set on the Tweed River, just a short journey to Husk Farm Distillery, and Hosanna Farmstay's luxurious homestead that comes with plenty of cute farm animal encounters.
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