FISH. EAT. RE­LAX. SURF. SLEEP. RE­PEAT. YES, THAT WAS PRETTY MUCH THE PLAN FOR OUR LONG WEEK­END GET­AWAY TO YAMBA. LO­CATED BE­SIDE THE MOUTH OF THE CLARENCE RIVER (ABOUT 2.5 HOURS DRIVE FROM THE GOLD COAST), THIS SEA­SIDE TOWN WITH A SUB­LIME BEACH VIBE, CHARM

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lux­ury homes, we played house at The Cove Yamba. Close to ev­ery­thing breath­tak­ing views. Be­ing self-con­tained we eas­ily made this our home away from home for a few lux­u­ri­ous days by the sea. The morn­ings started slow. We walked for hours, ex­plor­ing the Craig on the main street, in­clud­ing yummy sour­dough donuts and mugs of latte. With more to ex­plore, we browsed the quaint life­style shops and kept walk­ing on­wards to the Light­house to count dol­phins from the hills, there were so many!. Af­ter­noons were lazy. We bought Trivia Pur­suit at the lo­cal op shop so en­joyed chal­leng­ing our minds (with wine in hand) all whilst en­joy­ing of pa­tience (mainly for hubby!). footy was on!) so ‘Happy Hour’ led to din­ner and the pace was per­fect, with lo­cals crowd­ing the pub as the sun dis­ap­peared and the mu­sic start­ing rock­ing. Lo­cals say there is one word for Yamba... "per­fect". And we couldn’t agree more.

Words: Kee­ley O’Con­nor

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