Atlantic, Byron Bay

Byron Bay is already famous all over the world. But there is a new kid in the block in the historical and spiritual home of surfing in Australia.

atlantic-byron-bay-australia-luxury-hotel-airstreamStephen Eakin threw away his banker job and, with partner Kimberley Amos, moved in byron Bay for a year’s sabbatical and never left.


They have spied an ancient and tired guesthouse who needed renovation and they created a constellation of groovy sun-bleached clapboard cottages, shacks and an Airstream caravan  in polished aluminium with striped awnings.

It looks like a little and cute Scandinavian seaside fishing village.

atlantic-byron-bay-australia-luxury-hotel-bedroomKimberley is an artist, and Stephen an ex-banker, but they founded a laid-back lodging where the interiors are stripped-back and appealingly Scandi, and the garden, home to rare-breed chickens with meticulous mohawks, backs onto a nature reserve.

atlantic-byron-bay-australia-luxury-hotel-bicycleOur favorite accomodation is the American Airstream Trailer — an iconic caravan that’s been jazzed up to provide a winning glamping experience.

atlantic-byron-bay-australia-luxury-hotel-kitchenThe nostalgically designed space includes a double bed, private bathroom, kitchenette and dinette, while facilities include air-conditioning, TV and DVD player — all housed in polished aluminium interiors.

atlantic-byron-bay-australia-luxury-hotel-surfBut all the rooms have been created with a strong focus on comfort and easy living. With plenty of natural light throughout guests will enjoy the calmness and simple beauty of these whitened rooms.

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