Terrigal is a beautiful and cosmopolitan seaside resort town that lies in the centre of the scenic Central Coast of the New South Wales where you can find an abundance of cafes, restaurants, boutiques, bays, beaches and ample attractions for all to enjoy. In the past Terrigal was once spelt Tarrigal which meant place of little birds in Aboriginal and was and still is known as the Jewel in the Crown of the Central Coast.
With Terrigal being so closely located to Sydney with it being just an hour's drive away many Sydney siders make this destination one of their top choices for weekend escape or holiday retreats as do other people such as families, backpackers, business people and overseas and interstate travellers. You will also be pleased to know that Terrigal is just one hour's drive from the ever popular Hunter Valley Wine Region, so if you are looking for something different to do, then why not jump in the car for the day and head for one or a couple of the different cellar doors to taste test some award winning wines or book into one of the outstanding restaurants that are scattered throughout this part of the region for a meal you will never forget.
The beaches here are one of the many draw cards that it boasts, with long white sandy beaches stretching for as far as the eye can see that have everything from awesome surfing breaks through to safe swimming conditions, patrolled beaches, waters sports and more. Take a morning walk along the beach to start your day and watch the sun rise over the horizon for a spectacular sight or pack up a picnic and the whole gang and go in search of a secluded bay that you may have all to yourself for the entire day.
Terrigal isn't like many of the huge cities that you find dotting this part of the coastline, instead you will find a quiet, peaceful and tranquil seaside setting that will be the start of a memorable holiday by the sea. Kick up your feet and truly relax in this picturesque town where they kids can run free and you can really start to forget about the everyday stresses of life. Your days here will be filled with every kind of activity imaginable, from canoeing, scuba diving, fishing, boating, sailing and surfing through to swimming, paragliding, golfing, tennis, bush walking and more. And when the sun goes done and you still have some fuel left in the tank then why not check out the excellent nightlife in Terrigal at one of the bars, clubs or pubs within the town to kick up your feet at.
Accommodation in Terrigal is fantastic with every type of accommodation available! It doesn't matter if you want to be placed within the heart of the town, right by the ocean or on the outskirts of town in the countryside where peace and quiet in high on the list, you can find exactly what you are looking for here in Terrigal. Choose from hotels, resorts, self contained apartments, B&B’s, holiday homes, caravan parks and cabins.
Terrigal is the ideal place to get away from it all, where the towns stunning beauty combined with the modern and vibrant dining and cafe culture is a place where anything is possible. From a holiday with a difference to a getaway to retreat from the rat race, Terrigal will hold many delights that will keep you coming back time and time again.