Christmas is the time of year when magic fills the air. It’s a time for family, friends, and creating cherished memories. One way to make the festive season extra special is by choosing the perfect holiday accommodation to relax and revel in the Yuletide spirit. Australia, with its diverse landscapes and welcoming atmosphere, offers a host of options for every kind of traveller. This guide aims to help you discover some of the best Christmas holiday accommodation options that Australia has to offer.
Why Christmas is the best holiday
Christmas stands apart from other holidays for its unique blend of traditions, festivity, and the warm spirit of giving and sharing. It’s the time of year when families come together, exchange gifts, and enjoy hearty meals. The decorations, lights, and carols add a whimsical charm that appeals to both the young and the old.
Where to holiday at Christmas in Australia
Australia’s vast expanse offers a variety of destinations for a memorable Christmas holiday. December is summer in Australia, making it a great time to explore its beautiful beaches, vibrant cities, and stunning natural wonders. Some top spots include:
- The pristine beaches of Gold Coast
- The bustling city life in Sydney or Melbourne
- The quaint charm of Adelaide Hills
- The serene beauty of Byron Bay
- The adventurous allure of The Great Barrier Reef
- The picturesque Whitsunday Islands
- The tranquil Kangaroo Island
- The adventurous Fraser Island
- The scenic beauty of Tasmania
- The iconic wine regions in the Hunter Valley (more on that below!)
How to travel cheaply at Christmas?
Travelling during Christmas can get pricey, but with some careful planning, you can save a good deal. Here are some tips:
- Book your accommodation and flights well in advance
- Skip the planes altogether and opt for a relaxing road trip instead
- Look for holiday package deals
- Consider staying in budget-friendly accommodations like hostels or vacation rentals
- Use public transport or consider car rentals to get around
- Eat at local markets or cook your meals if possible
Final thoughts on Christmas holiday accommodation
Wondering what to do for Christmas 2023? Well, it’s a blank canvas waiting to be filled with new experiences and joyful memories. If you’re looking to take a road trip out of the hustle and bustle of Sydney and stay in the beautiful Hunter Valley, consider bringing yourself, your partner, or the extended family to the Historic Arnott Bakehouse. Get ready to make this Christmas the most memorable celebration.
The surrounding area of Morpeth offers a rich and diverse culinary and history-rich landscape that is sure to satisfy any holidaymakers. And the best part? Our boutique accommodation that perfectly complements any summer adventure. Reach out to the friendly hosts with any questions, or book now.