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Barefoot at Broken Head

Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights


About the property


Situated beachside, just minutes south of Byron Bay, NSW, this sprawling five bedroom home on Broken Head Beach is a series of five buildings connected to each other by decks and walkways, with two stunning heated pools for either lap swimming (20m) or lounging around.


The reflection pool is 30cm deep for toddlers and reclining adults, with reading bays cut into the steps. This spills down to a 20 metre lap pool. Both are heated May to September. The deck around the pools is golden sandstone under deck chairs and large umbrellas. You can watch the kids play in the pool from the kitchen and dining table, through the glass safety fence.


Five air conditioned bedrooms. Each of the two main bedrooms has a king-size double bed, and room for two singles, and overall there are four bathrooms.

The home is beautifully furnished, with a plush 6m long lounge, deck chairs and a gorgeous daybed on the main bedroom's verandah.

You'll hear the surf at night from your bed, and the beach is a stone's throw over a track through the sand dunes to one of the world's top 100 rated right-hand point breaks with safe swimming at the protected southern point.


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A video tour of the house is embedded in the HomeAway listing and can be found if you scroll through the photos. Or search "Barefoot at Broken Head 2018" on Youtube.

Please read our guest reviews below. Happy groups are our best advertisement.


The fully enclosed yard is perfect for your family dog with designated leash-free walking on the beach nearby.


We include a full concierge service which includes pantry stocking for your arrival and booking our preferred local activities.

The chef's kitchen regularly turns out food for 70 at our wedding receptions, and is a joy to cook in. Espresso machine and all the tools await you. If you take advantage of our grocery service you can relax immediately after your long journey to Byron Bay. Or you may choose to book our in-house chef for that special night, eating on the deck under the stars.


Four bikes are ready for the beautiful low tide cycle to the lighthouse, or take out one of the four surfboards or two 10 foot stand-up paddle boards.

Just 25 minutes from Ballina airport, or 55 minutes for the Gold Coast, this is Byron Shire living without the bustle.


Low season (June through August)

3 nights $5000 (midweek $4500)

4 nights $5500 (midweek $5100)

5 nights $6100

6 nights $6700

7 nights $7200

Shoulder season (September - May)

3 nights $6300 (midweek $5600)

4 nights $6700 (midweek $6100)

5 nights $7400

6 nights $8000

7 nights $8500

School Holidays and Peak Weeks $10000 - $21000. For any questions please send a message.


The only private house in Byron Bay approved for functions. This is the most elegant and relaxed beach wedding venue in Australia. We have a capacity of 70. Curfew for non-staying guests 9pm.

To hold a reception there is a four night minimum stay (three nights midweek) and a reception fee that covers infrastructure like marquee, seating for 50, gate attendant, 5 standing bars and stools, arbour, beach ceremony seating and permit, signing table and chairs, bar, wet weather sail when required, public liability insurance and rubbish removal. Reception fee $4500 (50 - 70 guests), $3600 (35 - 50 guests), $2500 (26 - 35 guests), $1900 (16 - 25 guests no marquee) $400 (no marquee, less than 16 guests). Catering must be arranged through Byron bay Weddings.

Get married around lunchtime and wind away the afternoon through the sunset with your guests.

Why let the wedding celebration end when it doesn't have to! Continue the dancing, and the good times at your wedding after-party and celebrate until the early hours.

LOCATION - Broken Head

The stretch of beach to the immediate south of the Byron Bay Lighthouse ends at its south point, the tiny settlement of Broken Head, where there will only ever be 17 houses. From the beach you can only see one building, the Byron Bay Lighthouse. Ignore that and you could be transported back 1000 years.

Mostly untouched rainforest, Broken Head is a magical spot positioned only a few minutes from the heart of Byron Bay and boasts a beach with a legendary point break. The beach break is perfect for beginners, and local surf schools often choose to give their students their first wave in the family friendly shallows of the beach. Over the summer months the beach is patrolled by lifeguards.

Dolphins and whales are a common sight in the ocean out front. Two of the most deserted and beautiful beaches in the shire, Brays and Kings, are found by walking up Seven Mile Beach road and down tracks through the rainforest. The road begins right outside our front gate.

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Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2018


Broken Head House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Max. adults: 12
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Smoking allowed
  • No noise 10pm to 8am. (Noise means any sound that can be heard from neighbouring property that disturbs their peace).
  • Security hotline for noisy neighbours.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Garden Room - 1 queen , Double splits into two if required
    Honeymoon Suite - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , 1 child bed , double daybed on verandah
    Piano Room - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , 1 child bed , double splits into two if required
    Pool Room - 1 queen , Double splits into two if required
    Fern Room - 1 queen , shares bathroom with Piano Room
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 3 bicycles
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • cinemas
  • library
  • nude beach
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Pet friendly


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Barefoot at Broken Head
average rating of 5.0 based on 59 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Three couples and a spare bloke heading up to a wedding thought we would stop off for a treat and so glad we did. It's like a private resort with every group in their own building. Everything as described, just bigger and more open than the photos do justice. The poolside cabana is very LA meets Bali, and the whole house is very stylish. A real step out of the ordinary, highly recommended...

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Queensland, Australia

Wonderful set up for groups

  • 5 of 5

Barefoot was perfect for our family of 11 to celebrate a special birthday.

Well set up with your own sleeping and ensuite..we had 3 families .

The central living area, kitchen and pool areas worked very well.

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Moree, New South Wales, Australia

The reviews are right!!

  • 5 of 5

We've been everywhere man, and this is world class. We sent the shopping list ahead and relaxed as soon as we walked into this huge, classy house. Spotlessly clean, sparkling heated pools, manicured gardens, real attention to comfort. It's even better than the pictures, just wow, we'll be back

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

Surf trip at Barefoot

  • 5 of 5

Barefoot provided all the goods for a comfortable relaxing environment. The layout of the rooms to the main house almost felt like we was in Bali. Amazing ntertainment area were we spent alot of our time recovering from a surf and relaxing. good Perfect location for a back door entry onto broken head beach. Had good swell conditions all weekend which put the cherry on top. Unfortanetly it rained all weekend but besides that we couldnt fault this place. Looking foward to our next stay at Barefoot in the near future. Also Frances was very helpful with all needs making it an easy stay.

Cheers guys

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia

Beautiful beachside pavilion

  • 5 of 5

This set of pavilions is an amazing place to stay. I had my 40th birthday party here and it was just beautiful! Many of my guests came from far away, and this property was able to sleep 12 comfortably, with another two on mattresses on the floor. One night two of my guests slept alfresco on the daybed outside the honeymoon pavilion, which they found delightful.

Because I booked an event at Barefoot, we were required to liaise with the house manager, who was perfect, unobtrusive and amazing. We were also required to make use of the house approved catering (Figtree Catering) which I probably would've used anyway! Needless to say, the food and staff were beautiful.

The house itself is set up well so that guests can be together or alone, the kitchen is well stocked, bathrooms ample and the garden is very lovely. Distance to the beach is a plus for anytime of year, and even though Barefoot is situated in a gated complex and the neighbouring pavilions are actually quite close, everything is very quiet and private. There are some surfboards and a paddle board and some bikes for getting around.

I really love this place. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Jilliby, NSW, Australia

The best beach house

  • 5 of 5

Barefoot at Broken Head is a magnificent home designed in resort style with easy living beside the pools. Its name belies the way I spent the week - barefoot ! The external living areas were large and the rainforest gardens provided a peaceful space to undertake our morning yoga sessions arranged by the owners. This open living style enabled our group of 16 family members to have plenty of personal space and of significance to us was the security and privacy provided by the property walls. Our grand kids were always in a secure location and could not wander off. To cap it off all furnishings, bedding and facilities were first class as was the unexpected mid week clean provided by the owners. Overall a fabulous holiday at a fabulous place.

  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
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Other Activities:

Broken Head Beach


Rates & Availability

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund