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September 2021

September 2021

Once upon a time, Byron Bay was called Cavvanbah when its was discovered by the aboriginals. Translated to “The Meeting Place”, to this day, it is still a haven that people flock to in groups, and is the perfect space for our Girls Getaways.

Nestled between beautiful beaches and luscious hinterlands, we have a number of properties in the Byron Bay region to suit groups of 6 to 12 girls. In this months blog we feature one of our Byron properties, Bangalow Heaven. The embodiment of everything Byron hinterlands has to offer with privacy, relaxed surroundings and just a short drive to beaches.

Read on for more about this amazing property and it’s surrounds along with our self-care and packing tip for the month. Thank you for reading and we look forward to hosting you at one of our properties soon.

x Nicky

PS. Don’t forget half the fun of a Girls Getaway is looking forward to it. Book now for 2022 and we will send a special gift to say thank you for you to use at home to begin your journey of relaxation with us. 

PPS. During these uncertain COVID times, please be sure to check local advice to ensure places are open for trade and visitors before you visit. 

Property Highlight

Bangalow Heaven

The epitome of boho styled sophistication, Bangalow Heaven is located close to Bangalow village, yet secluded amongst the trees. It is the perfect space to relax and recharge surrounded by fresh, gorgeous linens and soft textiles complimented by warm, natural timbers. Travelling from Sydney? Make getting there part of the getaway with an epic car-trip or you can always fly into Ballina airport.

 

Quick Stats

6-7
2
Freshen up and evening turndown butler service
Daily breakfast Buffet
Guest welcome gift and welcome hamper of local treats to share

byron bay girls getaway with venus getaways

Property Feature: Daily Butler Service

Each evening, your Butler arrives, ready for a freshen up around the property and to turn down all the beds, just like a fine hotel.

Things to do: Shopping

Love homeware shopping? Just a short distance from the property is a selection of enviable shopping options including Newrybar Merchants, which is a creative collective of local artisans and curators set in a charming 1890’s homestead in nearby Newrybar. Follow the Merchants with a short stroll down the road to locally sourced and handcrafted furniture, homewares, gifts and antiques from Luther and co. Closer to home, drop into Island Luxe for more homewares, furniture, artworks, clothing, jewellery and travel accessories.

Things to do: Visit nearby waterfalls

Get outside into the rainforest for a walk to either Minyon Falls (pictured) or Killen Falls.

Things to do: Bangalow Heritage House

Venture out to nearby Bangalow Heritage House for a tradition afternoon tea of classic jam and cream scones or pikelets accompanied by local tea.

Self-Care Tip

Treat your face

Pampering isn’t just about the luxurious products getting applied, it’s also about the time you take out to relax. Even a short little at-home pamper session can be beneficial for you, it gives your mind a chance to relax while your face takes in all the benefits of a good mask.

So make yourself somewhere lovely to relax, whether it’s lighting some candles in your bedroom, running a relaxing bath or getting a cup of tea ready to sit outside in the sunshine, then head to your bathroom and give your face a good double cleanse, pop on a mask and time to retreat to your space. It only takes 15-20 minutes, but give yourself time to soak in the mask, relax the shoulders and your breathing and slow everythingggg down.

Need some new skincare? we love the range from Delicious Vibrant and if you spend over $80, enter the Venus Getaways code GIFTWITHPURCHASE for a complimentary hand bag size hydrating face mist.

Some of our favourite masks? Transformazing Sheet Mask by Go-To $9, a serum drenched face sheet mask, for one easily available at Priceline and most supermarkets try a Garnier SkinActive Hydra Bomb Tissue Face Mask $5.99, after the ultimate luxury mask? try the La Mer Intensive Revitalising Mask $250.

Packing Tip

Washing Bag

No-one looks forward to getting home after a holiday. Not only are you out of holiday-mode, you have to do all the laundry! Make life a little bit easier, pop into your luggage a washing bag that you can use when your away so when you get home it’s easy to sort clean from dirty clothes (cause who doesn’t overpack and have heaps of clean clothes left at the end of a trip?!?).

Our suggestion is use a durable drawstring fabric bag that can also go into the wash – don’t use a plastic bag, they get sweaty and smelly. A drawstring bag makes it easy to open and close while you are away, and at the end of the trip, just empty all your washing from the bag and chuck the laundry bag in as well for a wash ready for the next use.

Some of our suggestions: Globlite Travel Laundry Bag $10, The Beach People Cotton Laundry Bag $12,

Win a stay at Lavender Majestic

Competition

Enter our photo competition for the chance to win a FREE night for you AND 3 friends at the gorgeous Lavender Majestic with full time butler service and breakfast. Simply email info@venusgetaways.com.au an image of you and your girlfriends on a getaway to us and give us a two sentence story of what it is about/how it made you feel.

If you don’t have one on a getaway just you and your pals having a laugh is good too! or your latest craft or hobby project. Make sure you title the email “MY PHOTO ENTRY” so we don’t miss it! The most instagrammable entry according to our judges will be the winner. In sending us your image you agree for us to use it in our socials. If you’d like us to tag and credit you just send us your handle with the image!

If you’ve enjoyed this page feel free to send the link on to your friends. Often you’ll find all your girlfriends are thinking of arranging a getaway but not actually taking some action. Sending on our tips might just help them get closer to that getaway they deserve or even just make their life a little bit better from the tips we like to share on the good stuff out there and to do. If you’re reading this you’ve read all through our news and for that we thank you. Don’t forget we are always here for you, tell us what you want to hear!