Palm Beach

Relax in far-north Sydney's most regal neighborhood.

Palm Beach, or Palmy, sways on the shore far north of Sydney's CBD. Luxurious villas and seaside palaces perch among this neighborhood's verdant hills, a millionaire's playground that manages to feel modest despite its magnificence. Palm Beach remains a weekend getaway for most Sydneysiders, but there are a select few that call the neighborhood home—their lives are chronicled in Australia's popular soap opera, "Home and Away."

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On the Map

Palm Beach is bordered by Avalon

  • Public transit is Difficult
  • Having a car is Easy

International Airport: 65 minutes by car without traffic
Central Station: 55 minutes by car
Opera House / Circular Quay: 50 minutes by car
Bondi Beach: 60 minutes by car

An Ethereal Escape In Sydney's Far North

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Palm Beach, or "Palmy" to its unwavering adorers, allows you to escape the city without having to leave it.

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An hour north of Sydney's CBD, mansions, bungalows, and cottages mingle along cliffs that overlook sand meeting sea.

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Tanned bodies laze on the shore below the hills' green gaze.

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Its picturesque beach draws crowds of locals, day trippers, and long weekenders to the neighborhood.

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Palm Beach's outdoor pools, endless ocean, and vanishing horizon line add to its appeal.

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Palmy is life at the top.

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There are many great cafes and restaurants in Palm Beach, from the iconic Jonah's to simple fish and chips at Barrenjoey Beach House. Palm Beach is considered Sydney's millionaire's playground."

Modern Day Palaces In Palmy

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Palatial estates preside over Palmy's bespoke coastline.

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Clifftop mansions come equipped with million-dollar views.

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They sink into the landscape and look into the sea.

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You don't need to bring anything but a swimsuit, as all your shopping needs are catered for in Palm Beach and nearby Avalon. Enjoy a shopping day in Avalon or walk to the "Home and Away"' site where the TV series is filmed."

Floating Paradise In Palm Beach

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Surrounded by Pittwater estuary and the Pacific Ocean, Palmy's residents often opt to float.

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Boats, yachts, canoes, and kayaks bob along the water.

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The View from Above

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The best way to begin and end the day in Palm Beach is with a view from above.

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Hello, gorgeous.

Photography

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

Wade Laube is a commercial photographer based in Sydney. He shoots for a variety of editorial and commercial clients, and has worked on assignment in numerous countries. His work has been exhibited nationally.

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