Openwater Plus is the guest accommodation for Thirroul Swim Adventures, the Illawarra's only ocean swimming adventure business. Located 100 m from the main street, Openwater Plus is on the door step of modern cafe's and boutique seaside village shops.
The guest accommodation is located within our family home. It is an studio style room, with it's own entrance to ensure that your stay will be quiet, peaceful and relaxing. To ensure our guests can kick back and relax, we provide complete privacy, only you have access to the suite during your stay.
As new with 40M2 of floor space, your room at Openwater Plus B&B offers high quality furnishings and private spacious studio style accommodation to the discerning traveller. Airy and light, with white shutters and air conditioning to control temperature and personal comfort.
The room comfortably accommodates two persons with rates starting from $180 p/n with check-in at 2pm, and check-out 11am. There is all day parking on the street directly in front of the room, and plenty of room in the walk-in-wardrobe to store luggage.
The bathroom is a modern ensuite with shower, hand basin and soft closing water closet. The bedroom has a new queen bed, wall mounted TV and DVD player, work desk, fridge and walk in robe and closet.
The room is ideal for people passing through or who want a few nights stay, however longer periods can be requested. It is ground level with very simple access through a private entry. Cooking is not permitted in the room but a continental Breakfast that includes cereal and fruit is provided on arrival. A kettle with milk, tea, and coffee are also provided, however guests will no doubt take advantage of coffee shops less than 2 minute walk from your room.
The B&B is only a few minutes walk to Thirroul's live entertainment venues: Anita's Theatre, Ryans and Beaches. Stroll around the corner to Thirroul's main beach, allowing you beautiful beach walks North and South.
A weekend at Openwater Plus provides the complete get away for couples and young families looking for something special. Surrounded by the ocean and escarpment, Thirroul offers visitors a large number of outdoor experiences. Only a short drive to the famous Seacliff bridge, Sublime Point Lookout walk, and Royal National Park, Thirroul is the ultimate beachside and bushwalking escape.
Accessible by train on the Illawarra line, the 75 minute train ride to Thirroul along the escarpment is without a doubt one of Australia's most spectacular rail trips. Only 5 minutes walk from the Thirroul Rail Station, Openwater Plus is the perfect weekend getaway for the traveller seeking an alternate escape.
Standard Room Rates apply all year round. Overnight bookings on Friday, Saturday or Sunday will incur a single night supplement, but when possible will include extended checkin/out times. Optional extras such as an additional single bed (with linen) or guests with U3 yo who provide their own travel cot (no linen) are available with a supplementary charge.
A Weekend or Overnight Adventure
Whether it's scaling Sublime point on the upgraded walking track, swimming around the reef at Bulli, surfing at the infamous Sandon Point, or just walking the Seacliff Bridge, Openwater Plus is the perfect adventure getaway.
The Sunday Bulli Foragers Markets are a 20 minute walk or 5 minute drive, displaying crafts, and offering a vast array of international food and beverages. A weekend in Thirroul is a perfect getaway.
Extended Stay Options
Openwater+ B&B is available by negotiation for extended stays.
Other Conditions and Options
Gift certificates can be purchased but normal booking conditions apply. (No refunds are applicable). Consideration should be given to seeking travel insurance (particularly for longer stays) to cover cancellation costs, medical or other emergencies that may arise.
There is strictly no smoking inside the building. An airing fee will be charged to you of 1 day’s tariff if it is found there has been smoking in the room.
Openwater Plus has timber flooring throughout that is easily damaged by high heel shoes, hence we ask you to leave your shoes in the foyer.
Openwater Plus is for the use of our guests only, but we understand guests may wish to host visitors during their stay. We request you inform us of your movements during the visit and discuss any planned activities.
Housekeeping will be provided for stays beyond four nights
We have never been in the situation but reserve the right to terminate the stay of any guest should the conduct of any person cause any detriment to the accommodation or the neighbourhood.