From camping to glamping, hotels, motels, Airbnbs and luxury beach resorts, there’s plenty on offer when searching for the perfect Port Stephens accommodation.
Hotels & Resorts
Bannisters Port Stephens boasts boutique accommodation that is as chic as it is luxurious. The restored waterside property features three room types to choose from – Paperbark, Ocean Deck and Studio – or you can splurge on the Luxury Villa or Penthouse. Enjoy long seafood lunches with stunning views of the bay at Rick Stein at Bannisters onsite restaurant and cool off in the infinity pool.
The Anchorage Hotel & Spa brings a taste of the Hamptons to Port Stephens with its impeccably-styled mezzanine loft suites and exclusive villas. Add to that the serene views of the marina afforded by its absolute waterfront location, highly-regarded Spa Lucca and the multiple dining options – including The Galley Kitchen, The Wild Herring as well as Moby’s Bar.
Hotel Nelson is ideally situated in the heart of Nelson Bay within walking distance to the cafes, bars, restaurants, shops, marina, and multiple beaches. Rooms range from standard to larger-sized suites and family rooms with kitchenettes to cater to larger groups after a longer stay.
The Mantra Aqua Resort is set back from the marina in Nelson Bay. Stay in one of the 110 spacious self-contained two and three bedroom apartments and penthouses within the resort’s three buildings that wrap around the lagoon-style pool and spa. It also features two barbeque entertaining areas and a children’s water fountain.
Camping & Caravan Parks
There are a number of outstanding camping and caravan parks to choose from in Port Stephens thanks to its reputation as a quintessential summer holiday destination.
Fingal Bay Holiday Park is opposite the patrolled beach and surrounded by national park with a resort pool, playground and camp kitchen to accompany its en suite and powered tent, van, RV and drive-thru sites in addition to cabins, villas and self-contained Beach House accommodation.
Shoal Bay Holiday Park offers villas, beach houses, and powered sites for vans, tents, motorhomes and en suite sites, and the option to glamp in the safari tents. The park is situated across from Shoal Bay beach and is within walking distance to Shoal Bay village.
Stay in the glamping tents, cabins and villas or park your caravan or campervan on the powered sites at Thou Walla Sunset Retreat. Located at the tip of Soldiers Point and surrounded by nature – and the promise of picture-perfect sunsets.
Halifax holiday Park is located minutes from both Nelson Bay and Shoal Bay and surrounded by two calm swimming beaches. The park features a large well-equipped camp kitchen with dining and lounge seating, dedicated family bathroom facilities and a guest laundry. Accommodation options include powered sites that cater to large and standard sized motorhomes, as well as campervans and tents, and beachfront villas and cabins of various sizes.