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Simply Enjoy

Pet Friendly Holiday Escapes

Welcome to
Bay Escapes, Port Stephens!

We made our own ‘escape’ to this area over 20 years ago and we are passionate about our wonderful waterland paradise. After stressful city jobs, long commute times and little time to enjoy  with our young daughter, we took the plunge and made the ‘sea change’ to Port Stephens.

We wish to ensure the joy of the many varied experiences of the area, are shared with you! And if you wish to enjoy your holiday with fur-family, they are also most welcome.

Reach out to us with any questions. We look forward to hosting you in our beautiful and pristine ‘backyard’ one day!

Michelle and Andrew Woodhouse

Perfect Holiday Escape

Interested in spending some quality time with your family, or friends, and furry best friend? Many of the guests who have stayed at our villas have booked again, delighted with the accommodation, happy in the knowledge that they can have a comfortable, relaxing holiday with their dog! And also surprised at how much there is to see and do in Port Stephens and the surrounding areas.

Our no. 1 wish is to provide you with accommodation and suggestions that are perfect for your holiday escape and that will suit all guests including our special fur-guests.

You Deserve a Unique Holiday

What we all believe is that all guests deserve a unique holiday and one that uniquely caters just for them.

We are passionate about ensuring your stay is special and that where you stay, also meets your needs. So whether it is a family holiday, with friends, a romantic getaway or a holiday with 4-legged loved ones we want it to be perfect for you.

The greatest joy to us is knowing that you have had a wonderful stay and enjoyed the many delights that Port Stephens has to offer.

Checked for Quality

We ensure that each of our homes is checked for quality on the day of your arrival. All linen is provided, access is made easy, lights will be left on if you are arriving later. And if you have special needs they can be catered for – just ask!

Beaches Galore, Great Food and more

Take a moment to look at the many experiences that Port Stephens has to offer.

In Port Stephens you can:

  • swim with dolphins in Nelson Bay
  • bush walk through the Tomaree National Park
  • swim at the myriad of beaches such as Fingal Bay, Shoal Bay and Anna Bay
  • dine in one of the many special cafes or restaurants
  • or just relax at the end of the day with a barbecue, soaking up the afternoon sun and enjoying precious time with family and friends

There is simply so much to do and simply so much to enjoy.