The Best Byron Bay Pet-Friendly Accommodation
There’s no need to leave your four-legged family members at home. Here are ten of the best pet-friendly accommodation options in Byron Bay.
Byron is a great place to travel with pets. Dogs have two beautiful off-leash beaches to run free, an off-leash park, and several of the cafés and restaurants provide water bowls for your furry friends.
Accommodation, though, can be a little trickier, with many places adopting a no-pets policy. So to make life a little easier, we’ve rounded up the best Byron Bay pet-friendly accommodation. Choose from a selection of apartments, resorts, campsites, and holiday homes, and get ready to relax with the whole family together.
Byron Bay Hotel and Apartments
Byron Bay Hotel and Apartments is located right in the centre of town and offers several pet-friendly options to get your dog in on the holiday action. A mix of spacious, self-contained apartments and king rooms let you make yourself at home, and a stylish pool and sundeck area allow for total relaxation.
Main Beach is a 5-minute walk away, and the nearest off-leash beaches are just a short drive away. There’s also an Aldi supermarket onsite, so it’s easy to pick up anything you need to make your pet’s trip as special as yours. Make sure you call ahead for a pet-friendly reservation.
Beach Suites overlooks Main Beach and offers a mix of stylish beachfront apartments and boutique studios with ocean views, modern conveniences, and secure undercover parking.
Finding luxury accommodation in Byron Bay that’s also pet-friendly can be a challenge, and the folks at Beach Suites pride themselves on being the only pet-friendly luxury hotel in town. To ensure everyone in your party returns home pampered and refreshed, pooches are spoiled just as much as you. The hotel provides tasty Byron Bay Doggie Treats on arrival and exclusive signature bedding for daytime snoozes and night-time slumbers. Note that additional fees apply for bringing your pet.
Ingenia Holidays Byron Bay
Located a six-minute drive from the centre of Byron, this vast holiday park is based on 28 acres of stunning parkland and is home to a variety of wildlife. One of the few campsites in Byron Bay to allow pets, Ingenia backs onto the dog-friendly Tallow Beach, although it’s a little walk away.
The most budget-friendly option on this list, Ingenia offers various types of accommodation, from camping pitches to unique cabins, with good facilities, including a swimming pool, bathroom block, camp kitchen, and TV room. Pets are welcome, although this is subject to availability and blackout dates may apply, so call ahead to make your reservation.
Shambhala at Byron
If you and your pup are in the market for a more beachside zen vibe, Shambhala is ready to welcome you with open arms. This beautiful resort is one of the few absolute beachfront properties in Byron Bay and is located directly on the sands of dog-friendly Belongil Beach, about a five-minute drive from town.
A selection of one, two, and three-bedroom cottages sit between lush rainforest and the unspoilt beach, and a hot rock sauna and giant steam room complete this oasis of tranquillity. The friendly staff will provide food and water bowls at mealtimes and even a map to show you all the nearby trails and spaces for ‘walkies’.
Byron Bay Rainforest Resort
Byron Bay Rainforest Resort offers an alternative to the hustle and bustle of central Byron accommodation. Nine spacious, self-contained one and two-bedroom cottages nestle amongst the rainforest and offer a quiet getaway for you and your pooch.
Each cottage in this tranquil haven is unique, and all feature air conditioning and a screened patio. The resort, located on the main road between Byron Bay and Suffolk Park, is spacious and accessible with a focus on welcoming disabled visitors.
With over 30 acres of bushland, you can enjoy nature at its finest with many different paths to explore for morning and evening strolls. Dog-friendly Tallow Beach is just a 15-minute walk away. Be sure to inquire about additional pet charges before you go.
A Perfect Stay – Clique 1
This stunning split-level three-bedroom apartment with a private plunge pool is perfect for a group or family with a dog. With a spacious covered deck, barbecue, and outdoor dining area, there’s plenty of space for your four-legged friend to chill out poolside right next to you. Inside, you can enjoy the open contemporary living space with plush sofas and air-conditioning if you need it, and the kitchen is perfect for entertaining, featuring modern appliances and space for six at the dining table.
Clique 1 sleeps up to six people and is close to dog-friendly Belongil Beach and about a ten-minute walk from town. Mention you’re bringing your pet along when you book.
Cruisin In Byron
Situated a short walk from Tallow Beach, Cruisin In Byron is the ideal one-bedroom house for individuals or couples looking for a stylish space to holiday with their fur-baby. From big labs to tiny chihuahuas, pups of any size are welcome at no extra cost, and feline friends are welcome, too, on request.
The house is equipped with modern appliances, and the garden offers plenty of outdoor space, with a patio and a barbecue. You can also use the property’s free bikes, so why not enjoy a ride and let your doggo run along beside you.
Jades on Lawson Apartments
Situated in the heart of Byron, Jades on Lawson Apartments features a luxury three-bedroom property with two bathrooms and a spacious living area. Take the short walk to Main Beach or enjoy the apartment’s beautiful outdoor area, which includes a sun terrace and barbecue. Inside, you’ll find a well-equipped kitchen, a comfortable living area, and a large dining table perfect for family meals or entertaining. Pets are welcome for an extra A$20 per night.
Byron Luxury Beach Houses
Stunning property Byron Luxury Beach Houses is a collection of six four-bedroom houses situated within their own private grounds – an excellent option for a family or group of friends. Each property features a large covered deck and alfresco dining area, and inside, you’ll find state-of-the-art appliances, a fully-equipped luxury kitchen, and plush furnishings.
When you’re done resting and relaxing by the large shared pool, dog-friendly Belongil Beach is an eight-minute walk away, and Byron Bay’s bars, restaurants, and shops are a ten-minute stroll.
A Perfect Stay – Black Star
This contemporary style three-bedroom beach house is surrounded by forest and is just a short drive away from the action of Byron Bay. Dogs are welcome to stay with you at Black Star, but make sure to let the staff know when you book.
This property oozes style with its contrasting black and white contemporary design – both inside and out. There’s an indoor fireplace for cosy evenings in the winter, and the master bedroom has its own private timber balcony. Outside, you’ll find a spacious outdoor area shaded by lush palm trees that comes complete with a barbecue.
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