Tamarama

Spend a day in Tamarama and you'll quickly understand its given nickname, "Glamarama."

Dramatic displays of wealth and power converge in Tamarama, a beloved stretch of beach real estate in Sydney’s east suburbs. In Tamarama, the city’s most expensive mansions overlook the country’s second-most dangerous break. Add cascading cliff walks to this visually stunning suburb’s already epic landscape and you’ll see why Sydneysiders trek to Tamarama to take in its majesty, even if just for the day.

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On the Map

Tamarama is bordered by Bondi, Bondi Beach, and Bronte

  • Public transit is Easy
  • Having a car is Possible

International Airport: 35 minutes by cab without traffic
Central Station: 25 minutes by cab
Opera House / Circular Quay: 30 minutes by cab
Bondi Beach: 5 minutes by bus or 10 minute walk

Tamarama: Beachside Glamarama In Sydney's East

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Beautiful people congregate on beautiful beaches below beautiful mansions on beautiful cliffs in Tamarama, a beautiful seaside suburb in Sydney's east.

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Affectionately referred to as "Glamarama," Tamarama's sophisticated people and place earned the neighborhood its nickname.

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It feels miles away from the city despite its relative proximity.

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Tamarama's is an exquisite occupation.

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Occupy the sand, the surf, the sun.

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Strong currents sometimes shut down access to Tamarama's turquoise attraction, but life on land is just as fulfilling.

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Unlike more pedestrianized beaches like Bondi or Coogee, Tamarama only has a singular cafe.

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In this suburb, the focus is less on food and more on ethereal blue.

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There it is.

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That ethereal blue.

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Tamarama is the hidden gem of Sydney locals - a beautiful little beach nestled between Bondi and Bronte."

Surfing In the Suds: Tamarama's Saltwater Washing Machine

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Tamarama's surf is notoriously rough, but when it breaks, it breaks.

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Go-getters duck dive their way to their next barrel.

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The barrel is worth the wait.

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Grassy Knolls Along the Waterfront

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Grassy knolls and cliffside expanses look out to the horizon line in Tamarama.

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Marks Park is a favorite destination for outdoor movers and shakers.

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Tamarama Park nestles between the neighborhood's homes.

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This area is a much sought after Sydney location and the perfect beach side getaway. Bondi needs no introduction and Tamarama beach is affectionately known as 'Glamarama' for its' beautiful scenery and people."

The Coastal Walkway: From Bondi to Bronte

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Sydney's Bondi to Bronte Coastwalk meanders through Tamarama.

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Its four kilometer path connects Ben Buckler Point to Coogee, and all the coastal views in between.

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Residential Grandeur In Tamarama

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Modern homes and massive cottages make up Tamarama's residential landscape.

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Living in Tamarama isn't just for mansion dwellers.

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Modest apartment complexes complete the neighborhood's urban habitat.

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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:

David Maurice Smith is a Canadian photographer based in Sydney whose work focuses on travel, reportage, and long-term documentary stories. He is drawn to personal stories and is fascinated by the circumstances that are reflected in each of us. He works hard to visually explore and explain the inspiring, tragic, or somewhere in-between… In 2012 David joined Australia's prestigious Photographic Collective, Oculi.

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Vanessa Levis is a food and lifestyle photographer from Sydney. Her fresh and modern photographs have been featured in some of Australia’s leading food and lifestyle magazines, as well as in international publications. She lives in Bondi and has loved being able to shoot and capture places she and her husband have called home for the past 14 years while raising their young family.

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