Kerry & Joe

Pearl Beach Holiday House. Affordable Gem. Just 1 Hour From Sydney

Pearl Beach, NSW, Australia (25)

Entire home/apt
10 Guests
4 Bedrooms
7 Beds


Our Favourites


  • Morning coffee on the footpath at Pearl Beach Cafe – great spot; good coffee (4343 1222)
  • Dinner at Pearls – fine dining (4342 4400)
  • Brekkie or Lunch at home on the front verandah
  • Coffee and dinner at Erina Shopping Centre – has just about everything you could want – great for a rainy day (Erina Shopping Centre – 4367 3944)
  • Drink or dinner at Patonga Hotel including sea side beer garden (4343 1222)
  • Cooking in with fresh seafood from the Van in Ocean Beach Hotel Car Park – diagonally across the road from Woolies
  • Fish and chips at Patonga or Umina Beach
  • Great steak or lamb sanga at 304 on West Cafe, Umina (4344 5433)
  • Local caterers for small or large functions (Karen 0414997530; Annie 0412003126)


  • Walking the beach – morning or evening
  • Canoes from Pearl Beach General Store
  • Tennis at Pearl Beach Tennis Courts (call Judy 0418 436 225; also ask Judy about Tennis lessons)
  • Walking the Pearl Beach to Patonga track

Walk from Pearl Beach to Umina Beach around the headland.

Walking through the Arboretum.

Entertainment & Amusement

  • Movies at Ettalong – again, if rainy – cinemas are small but quaint
  • Hoytz at Erina Shopping Centre
  • Ice Skating at Erina Shopping Centre
  • Mariners Soccer (when in season and playing at home)

Shop Til You Drop

Ettalong Beach Village Markets – open every weekend and public holiday Mondays

  • Erina Shopping Centre – great open layout and has everything you could want (including movies and ice skating); if we could ever say that we love a Shopping Centre, this would probably be it 🙂

Not Our Favourites – But They Might Be Yours!

  • 10 minutes to a number of beautiful National Park walks of varying distances and difficulties
  • 10 minutes to Brisbane Waters for boating and fishing
  • 15 minutes to surf beach at Kilcare
  • 15 minutes to Bells, one of the finest restaurants on the Central Coast

Other Activities on the Central Coast

  • Golf
  • Whale watching
  • Great surf beaches
  • National Parks
  • Horse riding
  • Deep sea fishing