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January 23, 2018
Bluesfest Lineup 2018

WHAT’S ON: Byron Bay Bluesfest

BYRON BAY BLUESFEST APPROACHES FAST, LIKE A RUMBLING GUITAR RIFF BUILDING INTO ITS ULTIMATE CRESCENDO. In 2018 this internationally acclaimed music festival will host 200 performances across seven stages over five days of the Easter […]
January 19, 2018

IN THE MEDIA: The Bower / Hunter & Folk

DESIGN – BEAUTIFUL, PURE, SIMPLE. IT’S AN ETHOS SHARED BY THOSE AT DESIGN BLOG HUNTER & FOLK AND TALIAH AND SEIN LOWRY, THE PRIMARY CREATIVES BEHIND BBA, SOME OF BYRON BAY’S FINEST LUXURY HOLIDAY ACCOMMODATION. […]
January 18, 2018

BBA: Shannon and Jake’s Wedding / The Bower

A WEDDING + BYRON BAY + BYRON BEACH ABODES – TRULY A MATCH MADE IN HEAVEN AS NEWLYWEDS SHANNON AND JAKE CAN CONFIRM, AND WE WERE THRILLED WHEN THEY CHOSE THE BOWER COTTAGE AS THE […]
January 16, 2018

BYRON: 10 Things Locals Do in Byron Bay / Get Forked And Fly Blog

GET FORKED AND FLY. CHEEKY NAME FOR A BLOG ABOUT GREAT FOOD OFFERINGS AND STUFF TO DO IN AND AROUND BYRON BAY. BOOKING A BED IN BYRON BEACH ABODES’S LUXURY BEACH ACCOM IS PRETTY COOL […]
January 12, 2018

BYRON: The Perfect Marriage Proposal in Byron Bay / Wild Goat Events

BEFORE THE “I DO’S’ AND “TILL DEATH DO YOU PART” COMES THE ROMANCE AND CREATIVE THOUGHT BEHIND THE MARRIAGE PROPOSAL AND WHAT BETTER PLACE TO POP THE QUESTION THAN THE SPECTACULAR AND ICONIC BEACH PARADISE […]
January 11, 2018

BYRON: Habitat / Byron Bay’s Newest Shopping and Design Precinct

ALL OF US AT BBA HAVE A NEW MUST-GO-TO IN BYRON BAY, AND NOT THE LEAST BECAUSE IT SITS BESIDE SOME OF OUR FAV SPOTS TO VISIT AND SHOP. It’s Habitat and it’s a new […]
January 10, 2018

DESIGN: Cabin Love

BIG THINGS ARE HAPPENING FOR BYRON BEACH ABODES IN 2018 WITH THE DESIGN AND BUILD OF TWO NEW LUXURY PROPERTIES. Greg Lyon, our star builder, is integral to the BBA construction process and will be […]
January 5, 2018

STYLE: Straw Bags for Summer

WICKER, HAY, JUTE, HEMP, BAMBOO, COLOURED OR NATURAL – JUST AS LONG AS IT’S CRAFTED INTO A STRAW-STYLE BAG! The humble straw bag has become one of the must-have accessories for Summer.  From relaxed oversize carry-all […]
January 4, 2018

IN THE MEDIA: Gourmet Traveller | 24 Hours in Byron Bay

GOURMET AND TRAVELLER AND BYRON BAY. THESE ARE UNDOUBTEDLY SOME OF OUR FAVOURITE WORDS AND EVEN MORE SO WHEN BYRON BEACH ABODES’ THE BOWER IS THROWN INTO THE MIX! Gourmet Traveller has created an amazing […]
December 30, 2017

IN THE MEDIA: BBA Instagram / realestate.com.au

WOW! SUPER THIRLLED AND HUMBLED TO HAVE BYRON BEACH ABODES INCLUDED IN THE REALESTATE.COM.AU LIST AS ONE OF THE SEVEN MOST SWOON-WORTHY INTERIOR INSTAGRAM ACCOUNTS TO FOLLOW IN 2018. Our IG account is truly a […]
December 30, 2017

BYRON: New Years Eve Cocktails / Donna Hay

DONNA HAY‘S OBSESSION WITH FOOD STARTED AT THE AGE OF EIGHT, MUCH LIKE BYRON BEACH ABODES’ TALIAH LOWRY’S PASSION FOR DESIGN. The two still share much in common – a commitment to celebrating the simple, […]
December 24, 2017

IN THE MEDIA: Broadsheet

BBA’S THE BOWER IS HONOURED TO BE LISTED IN BROADSHEET’S ‘NEW IN BYRON’ LIST ALONGSIDE RENOWNED HARVEST RESTAURANT AND THE BRAND NEW HABITAT DEVELOPMENT Broadsheet,  the go-to for everything you need to know about Australia’s […]
December 24, 2017

BBA: Our Christmas Wish For You

FOR THE TEAM BEHIND BYRON BEACH ABODES, CHRISTMAS IS TIME TO SLOW DOWN, TAKE STOCK, AND CELEBRATE THE SIMPLE THINGS IN LIFE – THE CLOSENESS OF FAMILY AND FRIENDS, THE COMFORT OF HOME, GOOD FOOD, […]
December 19, 2017

BYRON: What to do in Byron Bay on Christmas & New Year

CHRISTMAS IS A TIME FOR FAMILY, FOR FRIENDS, FOR REMEMBERING THE JOYFUL INNOCENCE OF CHILDHOOD AND THE BELIEF OF SANTA, HIS REINDEERS AND PRESENTS DELIVERED FROM THE NORTH POLE. It’s also a time for great […]
December 15, 2017

ESSENTIAL EATS: Shelter

SHELTER, A SPIN-OFF FROM BYRON BAY’S FAMOUS EATERY THREE BLUE DUCKS AT THE FARM, COULD WELL START TO STEAL SOME GASTRONOMIC THUNDER FROM THE MOTHER DUCK. Located in the sleepy little surf town of Lennox […]
December 14, 2017

DESIGN: Messy Linen-Covered Beds

LINEN, A DESIGN AND STYLING ESSENTIAL Crushed, striped, softest beige, creamy white or deep steely grey, shown off to its best in flowing curtains, luxuriously soft bed linen, scrunchy cushions or my goodness, waffle bath towels, […]
December 12, 2017

BYRON: How to throw a garden party like Darren Robertson & Magdalena Roze

THREE BLUE DUCKS CHEF, DARREN ROBERTSON AND MEDIA CELEB, MAGDALENA ROZE ARE AN AWESOME COMBO, AND ALSO HAPPEN TO BE A DYNAMIC PART OF THE BYRON BAY COMMUNITY. A party thrown by chef Darren Robertson […]
December 10, 2017

BBA: Our Christmas Wish List

THE COUNTDOWN’S ON TO CHRISTMAS AND BE SURE TALIAH LOWRY, OWNER/DESIGNER/CREATIVE AND GEORGIA SHAW, MARKETING/BRANDING/DREAMWEAVER BEHIND BYRON BEACH ABODES HAVE HAD THEIR WISH LIST IN PLACE FOR A WHILE. They’re women who don’t leave things […]
December 6, 2017

BYRON: A List of Things We Love

JUST AS THE BEAUTIFULLY CRAFTED INTERIOR OF EVERY BYRON BEACH ABODES PROPERTY REFLECTS A PASSION FOR MIXING THINGS UP – WITH RAW HANDCRAFTED PIECES, LUXURY SQUISHY LINENS, WEARABLE PIECES TURNED INTO WALL ART, BESPOKE HOMEWARES, […]
December 4, 2017

BYRON: Wategos Beach

WATEGOS BEACH, WITH ITS GLASSY TURQUOISE WATER AND GENTLY CURVED STRETCH OF GLORIOUS WHITE SAND BACKED BY A LUSH BORDER OF PANDANUS PALMS IS PRETTY MUCH PERFECTION. And it’s just a 10 minute drive from […]
December 3, 2017

ACCOMM FEATURE: When Andi Csinger Comes to Visit

AN ‘IT-GIRL’ MOMENT FOR THE BBA TEAM WHEN MEGA BLOGGER ANDI CSINGER AND HER BEAU, TEO BELIEVES, RECENTLY STAYED IN THEIR FAVOURITE ACCOMM, THE CHAPEL. Andi and Teo have become more like BBA family than […]
December 1, 2017

IN THE MEDIA: The Bower / Vogue Living’s Byron Guide

BBA’S THE BOWER IS HONOURED TO BE LISTED IN VOGUE LIVING’S ULTIMATE GUIDE TO BYRON BAY ALONGSIDE RENOWNED LUXURY ACCOMODATION PROPERTIES SUCH AS HALCYON HOUSE AND RAE’S ON WATEGOES. The ultimate authority on sophisticated living, […]
November 30, 2017

IN THE MEDIA: The Chalet and Chapel / Base Colour

BYRON BEACH ABODES IS PRETTY CHUFFED TO BE ON BASE COLOUR’S DESTINATION GUIDE AND TOP PLACES TO STAY IN BYRON BAY. Base Colour’s Holly Titheridge and Shaun Lyle are always on the lookout for new […]
November 26, 2017

IN THE MEDIA: The Villas of Byron

THE UPSIDER, AUSTRALIA’S NEWEST PREMIUM LIFESTLYE WEBSITE, DESCRIBES ITSELF AS A ‘BIBLE FOR STYLE AND DESIGN, WHETHER IT’S FINDING THE PERFECT SARTORIAL SOCK OR DECODING LUXURY WATCH CULTURE AND THE SECRET SOCIETIES IT HAS INSPIRED.’ […]
November 24, 2017

ACCOMM FEATURE: Who’s Stayed at BBA

WHAT DO MEGA BLOGGERS SUCH AS TASH OAKLEY, MIMI ELASHIRY AND MANDY SHADFORTH FROM ORACLE FOX SHARE WITH LOCAL TALENT LIKE SPELL DESIGNS, JAMIE GREEN AND LISA DANIELLE? What’s the connection between well known Aussie […]
November 22, 2017

ROAD TRIP: Sydney to Byron / Port Macquarie Stopover

THERE ARE FEW THINGS BETTER THAN A ROAD TRIP TO SLOW THE MIND AND CALM THE SPIRIT AND EVEN MORE SO WHEN THE END DESTINATION IS BYRON BAY WITH ITS SPECTACULAR BEACHES, BEAUTIFUL COASTAL WALKS […]
November 19, 2017

ACCOM NEWS: Our Guest Services Menu

PAMPERED (verb): INDULGED WITH EVERY ATTENTION, COMFORT, AND KINDNESS; SPOILED. And that’s exactly what you can now be at every one of the exquisite properties in Byron Bay Abodes portfolio of luxury holiday accommodation.  Is […]
November 16, 2017

IN THE MEDIA: Taliah Lowry / The Dharma Door

THE CREATION OF BEAUTIFUL AND UNIQUE SPACES OVERLAID WITH LUXURY AND COMFORT AT EVERY TURN, IS AT THE HEART OF EVERY BYRON BEACH ABODES PROJECT. Taliah Lowry and her husband Sein from Byron Beach Abodes […]
November 16, 2017

ACCOM FEATURE: Villas of Byron

THERE ARE TWO TYPES OF UNFORGETTABLE BYRON BAY HOLIDAYS WHEN YOU STAY IN ONE OF THE BBA BOUTIQUE ACCOMMODATION PROPERTIES, BUT COMMON TO BOTH IS UNBRIDLED LUXURY, SOPHISTICATED BESPOKE DESIGN AND EXQUISITELY APPOINTED LIVING SPACES […]
November 10, 2017

IN THE MEDIA: Taliah Lowry & The Bower / Smack Bang Designs

AN EXTRA HOT LATTE, A MAD RUSH TO GET HER THREE SONS TO SCHOOL WALK THE DOG AND A RUN OR GYM SESSION IS HOW LUXURY BOUTIQUE ACCOMMODATION GURU, TALIAH LOWRY, STARTS HER DAY, DISCOVERS […]
November 8, 2017

THE BOWER BARN: KAT the Label ‘Rogues’ Photoshoot

BYRON BAY IS A HUB FOR EXCITING CREATIVES OF ALL KINDS, AND IT WAS IN THIS IDYLLIC COASTAL PARADISE THAT FASHION DESIGN CREATIVE KATE NIXON, GAVE HER FLEDGLING LINGERIE BUSINESS THE FOCUS IT NEEDED TO […]
November 7, 2017
The Bower Byron Bay Inside Out Magazine

IN THE MEDIA: The Bower / Inside Out

SEEMS THE BOWER, BBA’S LATEST ADDITION TO THEIR PORTFOLIO OF LUXURY BYRON BAY HOLIDAY ACCOMM HAS HIT A SWEET SPOT WITH INSIDE OUT – THE RENOVATION AND STYLING BIBLE TO IN-TOUCH AUSTRALIANS. The Bower combines […]
November 5, 2017

WHAT’S ON: Byron Bay Surf Festival

BEAUTIFUL BYRON. THE SUN, THE SURF, THE FOOD, THE MUSIC, THE ARTISAN MARKETS, THE SUN SETTING OVER WATEGOS…. The annual Byron Bay Surf Festival harnesses the best of all of that and so much more, […]
November 4, 2017

PEOPLE WHO INSPIRE: Mikarla Bauer / Wilderness Flowers

WHETHER IT’S JUST ONE HERO BLOOM AND A BIT OF SNIPPED JASMINE FROM A NEIGHBOUR’S YARD, OR BUCKETS OF PEONIES, WILDFLOWERS, ROSES, GRASSES AND INTERESTING DRIED BITS AND PIECES FROM THE BYRON AND BANGALOW MARKETS, […]
November 1, 2017

HOW TO: Create the Best Cheese Platter

The perfect cheese platter, an essential part of Byron Beach Abodes perfect summer holiday. We’ve written our own set of rules to create the perfect summer holiday and here it is: Byron Bay Choose which […]
October 27, 2017

ESSENTIAL EATS: Asia Joes

ESSENTIAL EATS: ASIA JOE’S A familiar scent can trigger the most wonderful memories in an instant and Asia Joe’s, tucked away in Bay Lane just off Johnson St, the main restaurant and bar hub of Byron, […]
October 25, 2017

DESIGN: Brands We Love / The Dharma Door

THE CREATION OF BEAUTIFUL AND UNIQUE SPACES OVERLAID WITH LUXURY AND COMFORT AT EVERY TURN, IS AT THE HEART OF EVERY BYRON BEACH ABODES PROJECT. Spaces where you can’t help but unwind and immerse yourself […]
October 24, 2017

DESIGN: Floor Rugs

FLOOR RUGS, AN ESSENTIAL DESIGN ADDITION TO ANY ROOM When it comes to transforming an interior, there’s one thing BBA will surely rely on to provide the stylish foundation to build their signature layer-upon-layer look […]
October 21, 2017

ACCOMM FEATURE: Bower House & Bower Cottage

WHETHER THERE ARE 8 OF YOU OR AS MANY AS 18, THE BOWER BYRON BAY IS THE PLACE TO BE TO CELEBRATE SUMMER, GLORIOUS SUMMER… Summer is just around the corner and Christmas too, and […]
October 20, 2017

BYRON: Byron Bay’s Espresso Martini Festival

CONFESSION TIME: WE CAN’T RESIST AN ESPRESSO MARTINI…. We’re in the depths of a torrid love affair.  With the espresso martini. And as a subtext to that, an entrenched sensibility to appreciate coffee in every available […]
October 19, 2017
Bower Cottage, The Bower Byron Bay

DESIGN: Get the Look / Bower Cottage

BOWER COTTAGE: GET THE LOOK The Bower’s beautifully eclectic interior style is pulled together by a muted colour palette, lots of rich textures, natural material choices like timber and linen, the power of reflections in […]
October 15, 2017
Bhavana Organic Farm and Cooking School

BYRON: Bhavana Organic Farm and Cooking School

ONCE YOU’VE SETTLED INTO ONE OF BBA’S UNIQUE LUXURY BOUTIQUE PROPERTIES IT’S TIME TO PLAN. Is it one of Byron’s beautiful beaches, a kayak with dolphins, a walk to the most Easterly tip of Australia, […]
October 12, 2017
Clarkes Beach Byron Bay

BYRON: Clarkes Beach

JUST 5 MINUTES WALK FROM BBA’S MAGNOLIA HOUSE, THE CHAPEL AND THE COTTAGE, OR JUST A 10 MINUTE AMBLE FROM BBA’S ULTIMATE HOLIDAY PAD, THE CHALET, SITS BYRON BAY’S IDYLLIC CLARKES BEACH. It’s a sandy […]
October 11, 2017

BYRON: Our Top 10 / Local Homewares Stores

SHOP IN BBA STYLE AT OUR TOP 10 BYRON BASED HOMEWARES STORES Each property in the Byron Beach Abodes luxury accommodation portfolio reflects a unique take on BBA’s signature style.  It’s a deliciously crafted blend […]
October 7, 2017
Cocktail at the beach - Image @sivanayla Instagram

BYRON LIFE: Saturday Night Cocktail / Moscow Mule

INSPIRED BY RECENT CATCH UPS AT BYRON BAY’S MEZ CLUB, WE’RE MIXING UP OUR FAVOURITE SUMMER COCKTAIL, A GINGER AND LIME MULE. It’s Saturday night in Byron Bay and if we’re not actually at the […]
October 6, 2017
The Villas Of Byron Luxury Accommodation

THE VILLAS OF BYRON: Luxury Holiday Accommodation

THINKING OF A LUXURY HOLIDAY IN BYRON BAY? LET US MAKE THE PLANNING EASY BY ANSWERING A FEW OF OUR MOST FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS. 1. At The Villas of Byron, what is the difference between the […]
October 4, 2017

BYRON: Weddings at The Bower

A WEDDING + BYRON BAY. TRULY A MATCH MADE IN HEAVEN. And don’t we know just how important it is to get every element of the wedding right:  the dress, the rings, bridesmaids and groomsmen, […]
September 28, 2017

IN THE MEDIA: Magnolia House / My Scandinavian Home

A TOUR OF MAGNIFICENT MAGNOLIA HOUSE Niki Brantmark, founder and creator of the much-read daily design blog My Scandinavian Home and inspirational property creative Tahlia Lowry, have more in common than a passion for beautiful […]
September 28, 2017

IN THE MEDIA: Byron Beach Abodes, The Bower and Villas of Byron / Boss Hunting

BOSS HUNTER NOMINATES BBA’S SUITE OF ACCOMMODATION AS THE PINNACLE OF ALL SUMMER PALACES. It was hard to say what appealed to them most. Was it the six unique, boutique properties all within walking distance […]
September 27, 2017

IN THE MEDIA: The Bower / My Scandinavian Home

THE BOWER BYRON BAY WAS HUMBLED TO FIND THAT NIKI BRANDTMARK’S AWARD-WINNING DAILY INTERIOR DESIGN BLOG HAS AUSTRALIA ON TOP OF HER WANDERLUST LIST, AND THE BOWER AS THE PLACE TO BE WHEN SHE GETS […]
September 22, 2017

BYRON: The Coffee Lovers Guide to Byron Bay

IF YOU’RE ANYTHING LIKE US, YOU’LL LIVE BY THE MANTRA THAT LIFE IS TOO SHORT TO DRINK BAD COFFEE. SO WHERE IN BYRON BAY DO YOU FIND A GOOD CUPPA? WE’VE GOT YOU COVERED. There’s […]
September 21, 2017

ACCOM FEATURE: Magnolia House

IT’S NOT EASY TO FIND LUXURY ACCOMMODATION THAT WILL CATER TO YOU AND YOUR EXTENDED FAMILY OR A BUNCH OF FRIENDS BUT MAGNOLIA HOUSE, THE CENTREPIECE OF THE BYRON BEACH ABODES PORTFOLIO, DOES EXACTLY THAT. […]
September 16, 2017

OUR TEAM: Meet Danelle / Manager at The Bower

DANELLE WILL WELCOME YOU TO THE BOWER AND ENSURE YOU EXPERIENCE THE FINEST LEVEL OF SERVICE DURING YOUR STAY. “What sets the Bower apart is our unique offering – we offer a 100 yr old […]
September 13, 2017

IN THE MEDIA: The Chalet / Samantha Wills X Billabong

BYRON BEACH ABODES, SAMANTHA WILLS AND ICONIC SURF BRAND BILLABONG ALL STARTED WITH HUMBLE BEGINNINGS AND A BIG DREAM. That and a love of the surf and sea, an entrepreneurial eye, a passion to nurture, […]
September 8, 2017

MUST DO: Toast the Sun

WELCOME TO THE PERFECT SUNRISE The awakening of the planet, its birds, trees, wildlife, oceans. Toast The Sun at one of Byron Bay’s most breathtaking outlooks while soaking up the early morning rays and indulging in […]
September 6, 2017

THE BOWER: Meet the Design Team

INTRODUCING THE CREATIVE TEAM BEHIND BYRON BEACH ABODES NEWEST PREMIUM PROPERTY, THE BOWER Nostalgia.  That sentimental wistful affection we have for days gone by.  A simpler, gentler, kinder time. But expectations change and the clever […]
September 5, 2017

THE VILLAS OF BYRON: In Villa Yoga

Whether you’re seeking a romantic retreat, spiritual recharge, professional de-stress or a private family vacation, The Villas of Byron open the door into a world far away from the everyday.  Part of that experience is access to The Villas […]
September 1, 2017

IN THE MEDIA: Magnolia House / Real Living

HAVE A READ ABOUT THE HISTORY OF THIS ORIGINAL BYRON BEACH ABODES PROPERTY, HOW THE CONCEPT AND BUILD EVOLVED, AND ALL ABOUT ITS UNIQUE AND WELCOMING INTERIOR DESIGN. Magnolia House, the centrepiece of BBA’s property […]
August 29, 2017

DESIGN: A Touch of Greenery

INDOOR PLANTS, A DESIGN AND STYLING ESSENTIAL Along with lush linens, lots of textural elements, fresh white walls, an eclectic mix of old and new pieces and a splash of black – a touch of […]
August 28, 2017

ESSENTIAL EATS: The Top Shop

ESSENTIAL EATS: THE TOP SHOP The Top Shop milk bar and takeaway was founded in 1951, making it the second oldest continuously running business in Byron Bay after The Great Northern Hotel. In 2008, Andy […]
August 25, 2017

ESSENTIAL EATS: Miss Margarita

ESSENTIAL EATS: MISS MARGARITA If you’re craving authentic Mexican food, a good margarita and an eatery that embraces Mexican culture and style then Miss Margarita is a must. This eclectic, colourful Mexican cantina is always […]
August 18, 2017

IN THE MEDIA: Taliah Lowry / Samantha Wills Foundation

TALIAH LOWRY: OWNER + CREATIVE DIRECTOR, BYRON BEACH ABODES Who is the creative force behind the internationally renowned Byron Beach Abodes?  What are her drivers, who inspires her, what is her definition of success and […]
August 18, 2017

IN THE MEDIA: The Bower / Nine Now Travel

BYRON BAY’S NEW YORK INSPIRED HOTEL IS REDEFINING COASTAL ACCOMODATION If you’re partial to a beachy getaway but are also committed to staying somewhere completely chic, let us introduce you to Byron Bay’s newest boutique […]
August 18, 2017

IN THE MEDIA: The Bower / Vogue Living

TAKE A LOOK INSIDE BYRON BAY’S NEWEST BOUTIQUE HOTEL, THE BOWER Converted from a motel to a luxury boutique hotel, The Bower defines everything to love about Byron Bay into one, laid-back location. “The Bower was […]
July 13, 2017

ESSENTIAL EATS: Harvest Newrybar

ESSENTIAL EATS: HARVEST NEWRYBAR Nestled just off the Pacific Highway, Harvest Restaurant, Bakery and Deli sprawls across three lovingly restored buildings in the historic town of Newrybar in the Byron Bay Hinterland. The early 1900s […]
July 6, 2017

ESSENTIAL EATS: St Elmo

ESSENTIAL EATS: ST ELMO Boasting a beautifully styled interior St Elmo is one of the most sophisticated locales in Byron. A social, modern eatery and the perfect venue for an intimate night out, a group […]
April 14, 2017

VILLAS OF BYRON NAMED BEST HOTEL IN AUSTRALIA

THE DEDICATED TEAM BEHIND THE VILLAS OF BYRON ARE HUMBLED TO BE RECOGNISED WITH A NATIONAL AWARD FOR THEIR PREMIUM CUSTOMER SERVICE. The Recognition of Excellence Awards celebrate the very best hotels for exemplary customer […]