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Holidays in Sapphire Coast

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Top hotels in Sapphire Coast

NRMA Merimbula Beach Holiday Resort
NRMA Merimbula Beach Holiday Resort
4.5 out of 5
2 Short Point Road, Merimbula, NSW
The price is AU$129 per night from 28 Mar. to 29 Mar.
4.5/5Wonderful! (337 reviews)

"Great location, amazing customer service, plenty of room for a family of 5. Highly recommended."…"

Reviewed on 11 Jan. 2021

NRMA Merimbula Beach Holiday Resort
Black Dolphin Resort Motel & Apartments
Black Dolphin Resort Motel & Apartments
4 out of 5
2 Arthur Kaine Drive, Merimbula, NSW
The price is AU$114 per night from 9 Mar. to 10 Mar.
4.1/5Very Good! (319 reviews)

"We liked the location close to surf and lake for swimming easy flat walk to restaurants and shops. Pool was clean and spacious park like surrounds were well manicured. Room No.10 was a deluxe kitchenette ground level with small court yard with water view across the road, although older style was ..."…"

Reviewed on 27 Jan. 2021

Black Dolphin Resort Motel & Apartments
Discovery Parks - Eden
Discovery Parks - Eden
3.5 out of 5
731 Princes Highway, Boydtown, NSW
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$84 per night from 8 Mar. to 9 Mar.
4.4/5Wonderful! (141 reviews)

"It was lovely overall, a couple of little things let it down a bit. 7/10"…"

Reviewed on 8 Feb. 2021

Discovery Parks - Eden
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Top activities in Sapphire Coast

Sapphire Coast

Find several secluded beaches, scenic lakes and intriguing seaside towns amid awe-inspiring national parks on this diverse coastal strip in southern New South Wales. Discover water gleaming like a jewel on the Sapphire Coast, New South Wales’ most southerly coastal region. Stretching along the seaside of Bega Valley, the Sapphire Coast is a treasure trove of stunning beaches, sheltered bays, intriguing rock formations and beautiful bushland reserves. Drive along the scenic coast and hike a network of rewarding walking tracks or simply laze on the beach and enjoy a picnic of the region’s cheeses.

Explore the Sapphire Coast’s charming seaside villages. Learn about local Aboriginal cultural heritage at Wallaga Lake or try fishing at Bermagui and Wonboyn Lake. The large country town of Bega has a rich dairying history. Investigate the region’s award-winning cheeses at the Bega Cheese Heritage Centre.

Tathra, by the sea, is bordered by the magnificent Mimosa Rocks National Park and the Bournda National Park. See eerie caves and rock formations along this strip of coast and visit the town’s historic steamer sea wharf.

Pambula and Merimbula are laid-back settings for enjoying picturesque beaches backed by the beautiful Southeast Forest National Park. Surf at Merimbula’s Main Beach or wander amid banksias and tea trees at Short Point and Tura Beach. Merimbula River and Merimbula Lake are great for watersports. Look for golden bell frogs while walking around the Panboola Wetlands in Pambula.

Discover Eden ’s whaling history and spot the remarkable creatures migrating across the bay in winter. South of Eden, find Ben Boyd National Park, the location for the magnificent Light to Light Walk. This 31-kilometre (19-mile) hike traverses the quiet beaches, heathland, stunning red-rock formations and coastal forests between two lighthouses.

The Sapphire Coast is approximately a 3-hour drive from Canberra and under 7 hours from Sydney and Melbourne. The coast’s regional airport is located in Merimbula. Local buses and regional trains connect the Sapphire Coast to major centres in Victoria and New South Wales. Drive along the Sapphire Coast, the Princes Highway or the Tathra-Bermagui Road to experience the region’s scenery, heritage, food and wine.

Frequently asked questions

How much does a Sapphire Coast holiday package cost?
Much less than you might think — from just AU$790, as a matter of fact! By bundling hotels, flights and car rentals into your own customized package, your trip to Sapphire Coast is just clicks away.
If I'm not able to travel, can I cancel my Sapphire Coast holiday package?
If your travel plans in Sapphire Coast have been upended, it’s a relief to know that you can cancel your booking. If your booking was made less than 24 hours ago, you may be able to receive a refund. If your booking was made more than 24 hours ago, your hotel, airline or car rental company may impose a fee. For more information, check our Customer Service Portal.
How do I get a cheap travel package to Sapphire Coast?
It’s as simple as bundling. Flights, rental cars and hotels — combine whatever you need into a Sapphire Coast holiday package and save as much as $200. Score even bigger bargains when you add extras such as sightseeing tours to your booking. But here’s the most impressive part. You have the freedom to put together your holiday your own way. We offer over 400 air carriers and 1 000 000 hotels around the world, so that everyone has a chance to travel and fulfil those holiday fantasies.
What are the top hotels in Sapphire Coast?
For hotels in Merimbula with friendly service and cosy beds, you can’t top Ocean View Motor Inn and NRMA Merimbula Beach Holiday Resort. If you’re swinging by Eden as well, you can look forward to a solid night’s sleep at Twofold Bay Motor Inn or Eden Motel.
When is the best time of year to visit Sapphire Coast?
There’s no good time or bad time to holiday in Sapphire Coast. But if you’d like to save big on your getaway, consider the month of . Airfares and hotel prices tend to spike in . Sapphire Coast is busy in , so if you want to avoid the masses, visit in .
How far in advance should I book my Sapphire Coast holiday?
While prices do change, we generally recommend reserving your seat as early as possible. Many international fares are found on Expedia up to 12 months in advance. If you’re booking late, you might still be in luck. Low prices to Sapphire Coast sometimes occur only weeks before departure.
What does an Expedia Sapphire Coast travel package include?
Much of that depends on you. You can pick from a variety of Sapphire Coast bundles, such as a flight, rental car and hotel. You can also book a hotel and a flight, or a rental car and a flight. Once you’ve made your booking, you can add the fun stuff like experiences and tours. Whatever your dream Sapphire Coast holiday looks like, get ready to save!
What should I know before booking a Sapphire Coast travel package?
A travel package can be easier on the bank balance than separately booking all you need for your trip. For example, bundle your flights, hotels and rental cars and save a packet. Whatever kind of holiday you’re planning, there’s bound to be a package to suit your budget.
Does Expedia offer Book Now, Pay Later Sapphire Coast holiday packages?
Pay the full cost of your travel package when you book or split it into several installments — it’s your call. Each traveller has their own financial circumstances. That’s why Expedia has teamed up with online lender Affirm to offer a Book Now, Pay Later option for all package bookings.
Can I choose my airline with a Sapphire Coast Expedia holiday package?
Yes, definitely. Expedia has more than 550 airline partners to choose from globally. With so much choice, finding the perfect carrier to bring you to Sapphire Coast will be a cinch.