Double Bay

Finely dining and finely dressed, Double Bay always looks dignified.

The lighting always looks good in Double Bay, a cinematic paradise in central Sydney. Not more than three miles from the CBD and located directly on the harbor, Double Bay's classy restaurants, waterfront mansions, floating speedboats, and aromatherapy spas lend the neighborhood an air of untouchable luxury. A weekend getaway to Double Bay feels like journeying to an island escape, except this escape is uncannily easy to get to—public transportation is prevalent to this seaside celebrity.

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On the Map

Double Bay is bordered by Edgecliff, Point Piper, Darling Point, Woollahra, Paddington, and Bellevue Hill

  • Public transit is Easy
  • Having a car is Possible

International Airport: 25 minutes by cab without traffic
Central Station: 20 minutes by bus or train
Opera House / Circular Quay: 20 minutes by bus or train
Bondi Beach: 15 minutes by bus

Elegant and Exclusive In East Sydney

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Galleries, designer boutiques, and luxury homes lead to Sydney's harbor in Double Bay, a dignified east suburb with class to spare.

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In Double Bay, luxury autos are as common as luxury yachts.

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High-end shops and high-ceilinged furniture showrooms line Knox Street, Cross Street, and Transvaal Avenue.

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Many of their facades peek out onto Double Bay Plaza.

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Trim planters and verdant gardens hedge the neighborhood's home accent stores and local library.

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Begin and end the day along the wharf with a view of Double Bay and make headway at the neighborhood's Sailing Club.

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Ship shape.

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Stylish Double Bay, the Beverly Hills of Sydney!"

Chic Shopping In Double Bay

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Boutiques and haberdasheries define Double Bay's stylish agenda.

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The neighborhood's labels aren't made for malls or shopping complexes.

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They're made for petite boutiques.

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In Double Bay, designers are diverse.

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Their designs are exclusive.

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Exclusive Double Bay has all the essential amenities... and a vibrant night life filled with restaurants, wine bars, and pubs, as well a large bayside park and ferry stop. It is the perfect place to explore Sydney from."

Fine Wining And Dining In Double Bay

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Residents look good while they eat well in Double Bay, a neighborhood known for its fine dining establishments.

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Bay Street brims with patios where gastronomic experiences await refined palates.

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Restaurants are Double Bay's main attraction, but its bar scene is also beginning to brew.

Double Bay's Exclusive Beach

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A little curve in the harbor encompasses Red Leaf Beach, a secret strand of enclosed shoreline in Double Bay.

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The inlet is relatively isolated from the ocean outside.

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Its detachment creates placid pools for aquatic lounging.

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Red Leaf Beach's Murray Rose pool is paradise in daylight.

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Pontoon decks and cafe patio decks float visitors above the water.

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Exclusive Homes and Gardens

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Little details make up Double Bay's grand mansions.

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Most of the neighborhood's residential streets lead to the same place.

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Photography

Airbnb works with local photographers to capture the spirit of neighborhoods all around the world. The photography on this page includes work by:

Tobias Rowles is a Sydney based photographer working in both the art and commercial worlds. He specialises in people and lifestyle photography that celebrates the ‘everyday’ and shoots for a wide range of local and international advertising clients. Tobias also maintains a constant focus on personal projects, many of which have received considerable critical acclaim.

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