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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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“love manly” (61 reviews)
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Reviewed yesterday

pleasent athmosphere nice beach and nice people. we`ve been there few times and every time we enjoyed it. It`s a nice place for sweeming, surfing or even just sit under the sun.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

There are reduced travel prices on a Sunday so there were hundreds of people on the ferry heading to Manly. It was fun to watch the surfers and was a cute market. We sat in the sun on a roof top bar enjoying the sunshine....More

Thank Tina T
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Meegan C, Manager at Manly Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hey Tina, so glad your enjoyed your day out in Manly! Sundays are a great day to head over on the ferry. Glad you found one of our awesome roof-top bars to enjoy a drink or two. Much Manly Love, x

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Reviewed 3 days ago

It was a bit cold so we only watched other surfing. But even during winter time you can see the beauty.

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Meegan C, Manager at Manly Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hey There, you sure can see the beauty of Manly year-round! Not hard to see how we won Trip Advisor "best beach in Australia" Thanks for popping over to say hello and we hope you visit again. x

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We visit our daughter in Avalon every other (English) winter. Manly is a delightful ferry ride from the Quays, and you get s fantastic view of the awesome Sydney Zoo. It's also the home of the classic T shirt design company Mambo. It's a great...More

Thank Sadoldsamuria
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I would say that this is the ONLY place in Sydney that is worth visiting.It has a lovely relaxed aussie feel that the rest of Sydney has lost.It was the only place we visited in Sydney where English was the first languageMore

Thank 333beer
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Meegan C, Manager at Manly Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hey There, We totally agree, Man-Town is super relaxed and a really great place to spend the day or even a week! Not hard to see why we won Trip Advisors "Best Beach in Australia" for 2018! We hope to welcome you back to our...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rent a bike and ride the coastal path. Easy and beautiful. Stop and climb the rocks to the wormhole cave. Enjoy a pretty sunset and get a bite to eat after.More

Thank Karen L
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CentreManager, Manager at Manly Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Karen L and thank you for taking the time to review Manly Beach! Yes! bicycle is a great way to get around Manly with dedicated paths, you can ride all the way up to Queenscliff, Shelly Beach and North Head Sanctuary. Hope to see...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cute little town. 30 minutes by fast ferry. Decent restaurant selection. Nice beach. Good way to spend an extra day if you have one.More

Thank TAMAN1951
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CentreManager, Manager at Manly Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello Taman and thank you for your review! Yes! Manly is very cute! with cool cafes and boutiques in the side streets. The ferry is a great way to get here with scenic views of our coast line on your trip. With over 150 bars...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

20 minutes by express ferry from Circular Quay in Sydney will take you to Manly which has a great beach and is adjacent to a National Park that includes the outer peninsula between Sydney and the open ocean. Manly is a nice Long Beach with...More

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CentreManager, Manager at Manly Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello jbushman and thank you for visiting Manly Beach Sydney Australia! Yes! the ferry is a great way to visit Manly, a scenic 30 minute trip. so glad you enjoyed your visit and the national park, sound like you got off the beaten path, something...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walked to the point and exploded the overall area. Manly beach in winter (July) there were people (not children) sunbathing against the sea wall (sea breeze that had a bite when in it's full force). Lots of people walking around and enjoying the place. Would...More

Thank solarenergyhouse
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CentreManager, Manager at Manly Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, and thank you for visiting Manly Beach! We are so glad you think Manly Beach is fantastic and we totally agree! Next time you visit try one of our scenic walks to Fairlight or Shelly Beach and explore more of what Manly has to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Sydney classic, so much to do around here. Great food, ferries and lots of fun activities on the beaches.More

Thank Chloe J
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CentreManager, Manager at Manly Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Chloe and thank you for visiting Manly Beach, Sydney Australia! We love Manly and are so glad you prefer us to Bondi! Yes! Manly does have so much to do with the beach as well as some great walking tracks. Manly also has cool...More

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Nearby
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
9 March 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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6 March 2018|
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Response from Meegan C | 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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