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Manly Beach

Sydney, New South Wales 2095, Australia
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SHOP .....in the sunshine with over 200 stores to explore. Discover funky boutiques in hidden lane ways, wander through the weekend outdoor markets or splurge on a whole new wardrobe on The Corso. At every turn, it's sheer shopping pleasure to satisfy everyone. TASTE .....an amazing array of flavours in over 100 cafes, restaurants, bars and eateries. Whether it's a lingering lunch of classy dining, a sumptuous seafood selection for dinner, fast and fresh takeaway or a walk along the beach front with an ice cream in hand. Any time of day or night, you'll find a taste to tempt. LIVE .....life and discover your hidden talents. Get active with surfing, sailing, scuba diving... and everything in between! Take a dip at the beach, or try your hand at beach volleyball. And when relaxation is on the agenda, treat yourself to a hotel stay or enjoy some pampering at one of our many salons. The perfect place for adventure or to relax and explore. FEEL ..... the sand between your toes after a long day at work. Absorb the geography and the nature that makes Manly special. Nestled between the harbour and the ocean, over 40 beaches and walkways give an escape to the daily grind. Just cast out a fishing line, pack a picnic basket, or bask in the sun. Relax in your favourite spot and soak up the serenity.
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Sydney, New South Wales 2095, Australia
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"beautiful beach"
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"love manly"
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"shelley beach"
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"ferry ride"
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"circular quay"
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"lots of shops"
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"fast ferry"
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"fish and chips"
in 136 reviews
"day trip"
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"north head"
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"sydney harbour"
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"opera house"
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Reviewed yesterday

I'm an American studying abroad in Sydney for the semester and have travelled to a few beaches and Manly Beach is by far the best one, way better than Bondi or Coogee. The best thing about Manly is that it's not just a beach, it's...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You haven’t visited Sydney if you haven’t gone to Manly Beach...great beach, lots of shops and restaurants...souvenirs galore! Stop off for lunch or just drinks while you are there...or just dip your feet in the sand and enjoy the ocean...either way you can’t go wrong!More

1  Thank Kevin B
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CentreManager, General Manager at Manly Beach, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for the great review Kevin! Manly truly is the best beach in Australia, I'm so glad you loved it as much as we do. As you could see, we aren't just a beach. We offer so much more. I want to welcome you back...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Gorgeous beach, sea, rock pool, lovely walks, near the ferry to circular quay, fantastic lunch/early evening drinks spot just across from Novotel- what’s not to like!

Thank Viewmytrip
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CentreManager, General Manager at Manly Beach, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello!! Thanks so much for your review, I'm so glad you love Manly as much as we do :) You really can't go wrong, there's so much to do and see. We welcome you back to our sunny shores soon! Love, Manly

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Amazing beach, far better than Bondai. This beach is a must for anyone visiting Sydney. Jump on a ferry from quayside, then a short stroll up to the beach passing many shops, restaurants and pubs.More

1  Thank Jennifer C
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CentreManager, General Manager at Manly Beach, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Jennifer and thanks so much for your review! You're right, Manly is way better than Bondi because we aren't just a beach. We pride ourselves on being voted the Best Beach in Australia and no you know why :) We want to welcome you...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

While your in Sydney, Manly Beach is a must do! It is just a short ferry boat ride from Sydney Harbor. It is a lovely, clean beach with plenty of shops and restaurants.More

Thank BGLOW
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CentreManager, General Manager at Manly Beach, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello! Thanks so much for your wonderful review. Manly is the best because we are more than just beach. Like you said we've got plenty of shops and restaurants, you can't go wrong with visiting Manly. We want to welcome you back to Man Town...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Don't forget to do Manly Beach by taking one of the Sydney Ferries there. Manly has so much to offer including many great deals. Take the time to go over for lunch. Take 3-4 hours or longer to visit.

Thank PatBob56
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very nice beach, cold sea (on april). We take the ferry from circular quay to manly beach around 30-40 minutes.

Thank lau_santafe85
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

First take the ferry fm Circular Quay to have amazing views of opera house and bridge and fresh sea air.. Sounds like Bosphorus many small crafts and ferries. about 40 min to arrive Manly warf. Don't worry about returning.. popular destination so many ferry services...More

Thank M G
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Big crowds to the beach on nice days but the ferry was great and didn’t see the need to take the fast ferry.More

Thank Guntherwunther
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CentreManager, General Manager at Manly Beach, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello and thanks for the review! Manly is simply loved by all thus why it gets so crowded! Next time you visit come into the Information Centre just to the right of the wharf and ask about some quieter spots and things you can do...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

this beach is just as nice as Bondi beach it is about a 1 hour drive from sydney in the north but it is just as nice with less people and there are a lot of bars and restaurants but still parking very expensive 6...More

Thank milly591
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Manly
A 40-minute ferry ride from Circular Quay will take
you to the famous northern beach of Manly. The beaches
here are perfect for learning to surf or spending the
day sun-tanning. The walk from Spit Bridge to Manly is
a great way to experience Sydney Harbour Bay and the
Australian bush land. Along the foreshore, there are
plenty of watering holes and wine bars with excellent
cuisine. There are plenty of kid-friendly restaurants
...More
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Christine H
March 9, 2018|
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Response from Peter W | Reviewed this property |
0 Votes I am sorry , I have no idea? I would think the hotel where you are staying would be able to help out though :)
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March 6, 2018|
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Response from CentreManager | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
The Manly ferry is worth the trip. Come for the day, and have a sunset dinner over the wharf. Bring your swimmers, as the water may still be warm for snorkeling. Recommend bike hire to see more area, in a shorter amount... More
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Shamika S
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Response from Maxim109A | Reviewed this property |
It's beautiful anytime on Manly beach and Shelley beach. Weather should be OK we are still having sunny days and mild temperatures. Ride the ferry over from Circular Quay.
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