11 — 13 August
Where to Stay
Find links to accommodation providers in the area. Due to increasing demand for holiday accommodation in Byron Bay and surrounds, we suggest you research accommodation options early including minimum night stays.
Please note the new festival site is located at Bangalow Showgrounds, Bangalow (approx 15min drive from Byron Bay). A frequent shuttle service will run between Byron Bay CBD and the festival site.
Elements of Byron Resort
An internationally award-winning resort with world-class facilities, Elements of Byron is an exceptional Byron Bay location, ideal for a comfortable and relaxing Writers Festival stay.
Situated on 22 hectares in an unspoiled beachside environment, the resort has 193 standalone private villas, each designed to celebrate its locale’s four ecologies: rainforest, dunal, eucalypt and wetlands; and its abundant native flora and fauna.
During your stay explore temperature-controlled pools, diverse dining experiences, beachfront sunrise yoga, guided rainforest tours, a horse ranch and signature treatments at the on-site Osprey Spa.
Take a 5-minute train ride to the centre of Byron for local shopping, restaurants and more.
For more information: elementsofbyron.com.au
To make a booking call 02 6639 1500
Nestled in 45-acres of magical subtropical rainforest, Crystalbrook Byron is a celebration of nature, responsible luxury and the local environment. Offering 92 guest suites, each with its own front and rear Verandah, the resort works with its surrounding landscape to offer guests an immersive experience in nature. Featuring signature restaurant, Forest, Eléme Day Spa, daily yoga classes, tennis court and infinity pool, Crystalbrook Byron is proud to offer sustainable luxury loved by locals and travellers alike.
For more information: crystalbrookcollection.com/byron
The Sunseeker, Byron Bay
The Sunseeker, Byron Bay is ‘80s brick motel nostalgia reimagined in every way into a boutique accommodation experience for the modern conscious traveller. Hidden behind the magnificent beaches of Byron Bay, on Bundjalung Country, The Sunseeker is nestled just out of the hustle and bustle of the main town. With beautifully considered rooms, bungalow-style stays, poolside lounging and lush tropical gardens, The Sunseeker offers a secluded holiday hideaway for the most discerning travelling. A portion of every stay at The Sunseeker supports 1% for the Planet.
Use code WRITERSFEST23 for a 10% discount on stays booked over Byron Writers Festival weekend from 10 – 13 August, 2023.
The Bank House Bangalow
The Bank House Bangalow accommodation is a luxurious heritage home located centrally in the iconic Bangalow township. Step up off the main street and walk into the European-inspired secret garden where the outside world rushes by and time stands still. The Bank House Bangalow accommodation features three bedrooms, a private studio, a European inspired outdoor space with an entertaining patio, chef’s kitchen, pool and award-winning gardens. The bedrooms, dining room and living room are curated with hand-selected furnishings, sumptuous linens and beautiful artworks. The perfect luxe getaway in the heart of Bangalow.
Bangalow Guesthouse is an elegant, early 1900’s heritage property nestled in the heart of Bangalow. The 3-acre grounds are bordered by Byron Creek and Bangalow Guesthouse offers sumptuously furnished, elegant suites and cottages that are the pinnacle of comfort. In the main house, four beautiful bedroom suites are uniquely decorated and fully furnished complete with ensuite bathroom and wonderfully comfortable bed, located down the hall from the grand living room, fully equipped kitchen and generous wrap around veranda. Located within the garden are three contemporary cottages and an apartment, offering the ultimate getaway. Each cottage is luxuriously furnished, with generous ensuite bathroom, cosy reading corner, mini-kitchen and sunny veranda with delightful garden and creek views.
Bask & Stow
Relaxed coastal living meets mid-century design, Bask & Stow is a proud sponsor of the Byron Writers Festival.
Created by award-winning local architect Harley Graham, the light-filled, minimalist suites and lush gardens allow guests to relax, restore, and unwind.
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