For many, sawtell is considered the quintessential coastal village with striking fig trees, located on a stunning stretch of beach , nestled between vast headlands and national parks.
National Parks and Headlands
Nature lovers can head off for a walk along Bonville Headland and Sawtell Beach for gorgeous ocean views and warm sea breezes. Why not order a special picnic from Bohemian Banquets and visit nearby Bongil Bongil National Park for a leisurely lunch in a magical rainforest setting. Take one of the bushwalking tracks, looking out for the diverse bird species and if you are lucky, you may even spot a koala or other native wildlife.
Sawtell is loved for its laid back atmosphere
STYLISH BOUTIQUES AND VIBRANT CAFE AND RESTAURANT SCENE
Start the day with a mouth-watering leisurely breakfast at one of the vibrant cafes that sunny Sawtell has to offer. Some local favourites include Split Cafe, Cafe Treeo and Italian Espresso Bar Bello e Buono on the main street or The Hilltop Store perched on top of the hill on your way into town. You can also enjoy great ocean views and a casual atmosphere at The Kiosk at Sawtell Surf Club.
If you want to just relax and take in the town, you can pamper yourself at Figtree Day spa with a rejuvenating facial or hot stone massage. You may wish to just browse the many boutique shops along the main street or take in a movie at the newly restored Majestic cinemas.
Sport lovers can enjoy a round of golf at nearby Sawtell Golf Club or take the drive to the award-winning Bonville Golf Resort with its magnificent greens and fairways. For the water enthusiasts, there is so much to love about surfing at one of the many favourite breaks along the sunny Sawtell beaches or you may want to try your hand at kayaking or SUPing with C Change Adventures on Boambee creek.
With so much to see and do, you’ll need more than a day to explore Sawtell!