The closest beach to the town centre is Byron Bay’s iconic Main Beach. Home of Byron Bay Surf Club founded in 1906, this quintessential Aussie beach draws people from across the globe.
Just a short stroll from the centre town, it’s without doubt Byron’s most popular beach. With Julian Rocks on its horizon, grassy hills rolling down to its sandy shores and the Byron lighthouse overlooking it from the headland across the bay, it is famous for its breathtaking beauty. Patrolled by the local surf club, Main Beach is a safe swimming beach with glistening water that’s too enticing to resist.
You’ll see the spectrum of locals and visitors here from sunburned backpackers to travellers with drums, frisbee-playing groups of holidaying makers and families on their annual holiday.
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Byron Bay Main Beach Accommodation
There is a wide variety of accommodation very close to the Byron Bay Main Beach. From budget apartments to luxury beach houses, luxury hotels and resorts, you’ll find a variety of accommodation options to suit. Enter your check-in dates in the search box, select accommodation type, select Byron Bay in location and book the option that suits you using your credit card. If you want us to help you with suitable options, give us a call on 02 66808666. Our office is open 7 days a week.
Getting to Byron Bay Main Beach & Around
Byron Bay Main Beach is the closest beach to the Byron Bay Town Centre. Byron Bay is located in the Northern Rivers region in NSW, just off the Pacific Highway, 800kms north of Sydney, 170kms south of Brisbane (about 90kms south of the Gold Coast). It takes about 9 hours to drive from Sydney and about 2 hours from Brisbane.
Things to Do & See in Byron Bay Main Beach
Byron Bay Main Beach is quite popular among tourists and surfers who love to bask in the sun, swim in crystal blue waters or just enjoy a stroll on the white sands. The beach is safe and friendly and is patrolled year round by the local surf lifesavers whose clubhouse sits in front of the beach. With views across the Bay to The Pass and north to Wollumbin, this iconic beach is an easy place to lie in the sun and pass the time.
Places to Eat & Drink on Byron Bay Main Beach
Dining in Byron Bay can be an exciting and rewarding experience. Fishheads is located at Byron Bay's Main Beach just 20 metres from the Pacific Ocean overlooking the beach, water and Cape Byron Lighthouse. An amazing location right on main beach isn’t the only reason to have lunch here. Rejuvenated with superb views and great food, Fishheads restaurant is one of the best in Byron.
Located within the Byron Bay Premium Brewery, the Buddha Bar & Restaurant is a fun mix of affordable dining and unique beverages from the onsite microbrewery.
Located high on the dunes overlooking Byron Bay’s Julian Rocks and with breathtaking panoramic views, the Byron Beach Cafe is a local landmark. Whether it's breakfast after a morning swim in the all-day cafe, a catch up with friends for an afternoon drink in the new bar area, a quick takeaway coffee from the park kiosk or a long weekend lunch in the new deck restaurant, the Byron Beach Cafe is perfect for all occasions.
Just a short meander from Byron’s main beach, Fresh is a great place to sit back and relax as you soak in the summer rays, seaside vibe and the parade of handsome surfies.