Holidays Away : Summer Edition 2007
HOLIDAYS AWAY SUMMER 2007 15 www.holidaysaway.net Whether you're basking on a sun- drenched urban beach, dining in a chic restaurant, strolling along bustling streets or just absorbing a beautiful harbour view, you'll feel the city's pulse race faster as it gears up for round-the-clock fun. Warmer days are the perfect time to soak up Sydney's unique urban beach lifestyle. Minutes from the city centre lay spectacular beaches, where you can step from sand to street without missing a beat. In Sydney, the hottest action happens outdoors. Whether there's sand, grass or pavement beneath your feet you'll find something fi exciting to see or do. This year the 2008 Sydney Festival will make great use of Sydney's open-air spaces, setting the best of the world's theatre, music and dance against the city's most spectacular outdoor backdrops. Music megastars Brian Wilson and Björk headline a packed cultural program. One event to coax you indoors however is the much-anticipated launch of the blockbuster Billy Elliot the Musical, brought direct from London's West End. And family fun in Sydney has never been easier with the 'Sydney for Kids' card - your key to a multitude of exclusive free offers for kids at hotels, attractions, restaurants and events. It's just as well the days are long, because there's so much to fill fi them with. From daybreak to dark, the thrill of Sydney's magic never stops. NOT JUST A CITY, IT'S A CELEBRATION Sydney There's no place in the world like Sydney. From November to March the City of Celebrations comes alive, rolling out a non-stop parade of vibrant festivals, international sporting events, showbiz extravaganzas and the most spectacular party on the planet: New Year's Eve. SPECIAL ADVERTISING REPORT SYDNEY'S BEACHSIDE BARS A cool drink tastes even better beside the ocean. After a day at the beach, unwind and enjoy the view from these beautiful beachside bars: Shore Club, Manly Beach, the open-air bar is complete with cabana lounge settings, palm trees and amazing ocean views. 36 South Steyne, (02) 9977 6322. Beach Road, Palm Beach, unwind at this Palmie institution, where thongs are the dress code and the vibe is chilled. 1 Beach Road, (02) 9974 1159. Icebergs Dining Room & Bar, Bondi Beach, the No. 2 Martini is a hit! 1 Notts Avenue, (02) 9365 9000. Sealevel, Cronulla, gives new meaning to the term beachfront. 2 The Kingsway, (02) 9523 8888. Clovelly Hotel, Clovelly, this locals' favourite has four bars with a party atmosphere, set against an ocean backdrop. 381 Clovelly Road, (02) 9665 1214. An initiative of Tourism New South Wale s on behalf of the NSW Gover nment. above: After a day at the beach, enjoy an afternoon cocktail at Bondi Icebergs. right: The Sun Deck bar at Shore Club, overlooking Manly Beach.
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