A jaunt to Lake Illawarra coastal town should be added to the itinerary.For a more soulful retreat, the famous Nan Tien Temple is just a few minutes’ drive away.Beautiful social areas surround the lake with BBQ & shelter options scattered along the shore and natural lagoons for cooling off on a hot day.
It sits within the Wollongong Statistical District, which covers the local authority areas of Wollongong, Shellharbour and Kiama, extending from the town of Helensburgh in the north to Gerroa in the south Wollongong is noted for its heavy industry, its port activity and the quality of its physical setting, occupying a narrow coastal plain between an almost continuous chain of surf beaches and the cliffline of the rainforest-covered Illawarra escarpment.
When that's all done, enjoy the pristine beaches just a short walk from the hotel.
You'll find generous meeting & conference facilities at the hotel so work can be accomplished without too much trouble.
Choose from its wide range of wines, beers on tap, boutique spirits and cocktails.
If you're feeling peckish, opt for one of their cheese & charcuterie boards – there are more than 20 different cheeses for you to choose.The surf club, perched on the high fore dune, was established in 1910, with bathing at Port Kembla Beach dating back to the 1900s and the first dressing sheds erected in 1912.