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WASH AWAY THE WEEK

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Wash the week away with a dip in the ocean at one of the many beaches in Byron. Stretching between the headlands of northern New South Wales and wrapping around the country’s most easterly point, Byron Shire offers 30km of beaches ranging from the busy patrolled beaches near town to isolated coves.

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF HAPPINESS…in BYRON

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CABIN FEVER

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Whichever room type at Atlantic you choose, the famous beaches of Byron Bay are just a stroll away. Experience some of the many activities Byron Bay has on offer including surfing, sea kayaking, diving or whale watching or simply enjoy a leisurely stroll to Byron Bay’s famous lighthouse.

Explore the art galleries, shops and markets, indulge yourself in yoga and a massage, or relax at one of the many restaurants and cafes. The best of what Byron Bay has to offer is all just a stones throw away from your accommodation.

AFTERNOONS

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Dreamy afternoons at Atlantic ……surf byron bay style !

BYRON’S BEACHES – THE PASS

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Whether you’re a soul surfer or surf school novice the Pass is Byron Bays most famous beaches. A heady combination of white sand and glassy turquoise water it’s not surprising that these perfect right hander’s peeling down the beach draw a crowd. Don’t be deterred, get out there. Join a dive tour, go dolphin watching on a kayak run, try snorkeling. Grab a coffee at the Pass CafĂ© or get your morning buzz by doing the boardwalk run. This is Australian beach culture at its best.

Fresh new Atlantic images by Steve Baccon.

THE SIGN SAYS IT ALL !

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Waves, water is warm, beautiful sunsets !!

Main Beach in Byron Bay is more than just a beach this stretch of coast is an extension of the town itself. Sunrise or sunset there is always something to do and see. From morning yoga devotees to evening buskers and fire performers, Main Beach is the place to meet. Whether its fish and chips on the lawn or a cool beverage at the famous Beach Hotel, soak up spectacular views of Julian Rocks, the Byron Bay Lighthouse, the mountains to the north and the beautiful Pacific Ocean.

BYRON BAY FILM FESTIVAL : BBFF

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This year the Byron Bay Film Festival [BBFF] will open on Friday 28 February through to Sunday 9 March. Celebrating its eighth year, the festival will run over 10 days with 5 venues as a platform for the the power and story telling in film. Showcasing independent film talent BBFF caters to a wide audience, including families, movie buffs, artists, locals and tourist alike.

The categories including short films, features, animation and documentaries and with over 200 on offer BBFF provides attendees the opportunity to see some of the amazing films that would never normally be screened on our shores, celebrating local and international cinematography.

The BBFF program has just been released, for more information : http://www.bbff.com.au/bbff2014/programme-now-available/

ADVENTURE …

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For those seeking some adventure on their Byron Bay escape, there are plenty of options on offer. From above, drift gently in a hot air balloon, duck and weave in a helicopter, soar like an eagle hang gliding or tandem parachuting. For those who like their feet firmly on the ground challenge yourself to a picturesque game of golf nearby on 120 acres of coastal habitat or a walk up to the Lighthouse. Feed your adventurous spirit and master mountain bike riding through sub tropical rainforest and white sand beaches. Do something you would never dream of doing and take that unforgettable leap of faith from a circus trapeze or find your sea legs as your world stands still watching the migration of the magnificent humpback whale. Have a mind altering experience kayaking alongside a school of dolphins and other wondrous creatures of the deep blue. Or simply do what the locals do day in day out and take a ride of a lifetime becoming one with the ocean and mastering those beautiful waves during one of the many surf school lessons.

More information here

EXPORING BYRON BAY

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Byron Bay is the gateway to some of the most magnificent natural creations. During your stay at Atlantic, we can recommend some of the beautiful day trips to explore the hinterland and coastal areas surrounding Byron Bay. If you are a lover of nature, an explorer of life and a straight up adventurer you will loose yourself in these incredible untouched and protected habitats.

A Marine Park exploding with life, suspended walkways and bridges swaying above the treetops, a sleeping volcano reaching for the stars and a century old lighthouse now an iconic symbol are a few of the interesting facts that make these parks and reserves incredibly unique and completely fascinating.

Pristine beaches, rugged headlands, ancient rainforests, magnificent waterfalls, bubbling creeks and rocky shores make a scenic drive or nature walk a must. If you want to get to know the local inhabitants and feel the earth beneath you, camp under a canopy of stars and listen to the sounds of the wildlife. Protected and heritage listed, these reserves and parks are steeped in history, culture and spiritual folklore. There is a story to be told and listened too.

For more information please see our Byron Guide

SAMUDRA & SURF BAZAAR

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Doors are open to the Surf Bazaar & Samudra Pop Up Shop, swing by and take a look.

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