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Address: Steyne St, Sydney, New South Wales 2095, Australia
Phone Number: 61 2 9976 1430
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Sun - Mon 6:00 am - 6:00 am
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

SHOP .....in the sunshine with over 200 stores to explore. Discover funky...

SHOP .....in the sunshine with over 200 stores to explore. Discover funky boutiques in hidden lane ways, wander through the weekend outdoor markets or splurge on a whole new wardrobe on The Corso. At every turn, it's sheer shopping pleasure to satisfy everyone. TASTE .....an amazing array of flavours in over 100 cafes, restaurants, bars and eateries. Whether it's a lingering lunch of classy dining, a sumptuous seafood selection for dinner, fast and fresh takeaway or a walk along the beach front with an ice cream in hand. Any time of day or night, you'll find a taste to tempt. LIVE .....life and discover your hidden talents. Get active with surfing, sailing, scuba diving... and everything in between! Take a dip at the beach, or try your hand at beach volleyball. And when relaxation is on the agenda, treat yourself to a hotel stay or enjoy some pampering at one of our many salons. The perfect place for adventure or to relax and explore. FEEL ..... the sand between your toes after a long day at work. Absorb the geography and the nature that makes Manly special. Nestled between the harbour and the ocean, over 40 beaches and walkways give an escape to the daily grind. Just cast out a fishing line, pack a picnic basket, or bask in the sun. Relax in your favourite spot and soak up the serenity.

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Better than Bondi

I simply loved it. Quieter and cleaner than the famous Bondi which shall also be visited. I like the whole ambiance and the variety of food.

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I simply loved it. Quieter and cleaner than the famous Bondi which shall also be visited. I like the whole ambiance and the variety of food.

Thank AmaniMunich_Germany
Tepic, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It´s a nice beach, less crowed than Bondi and with all the services and restaurants to offer. It is a place that you need to visit if you are in Sydney.

Thank DGY86
Province of Alicante, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There are some lovely beaches all along the coast and Manly beach is one of them , we had a lovely pic-nic and day out

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Tamworth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I had never visited Manly before and was very impressed. The beach is nice and clean and surrounded by buzzing cafes. Worth the trip.

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

there are so many amazing beaches in Sydney, this is not one of them.Always crowded and busy, and it isnt worth it, just for a photo on manly beach..

Thank whalank
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a day visit to manly beach from Sydney on the ferry. It is a beautiful beach very clean and tidy. There are also restaurants and shops close by. Beautiful place

Thank Sonya C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I highly recommend booking an ocean view room at Sebel Manly beach,those waves make the perfect harmony to resting. Then the morning sunrise walking along the beach front is very pleasant. Plenty of coffee shops and restaurants in Manly. If you really need to visit Sydney city then a relaxing ferry ride will deliver your Opera house and Bridge..but there's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Enjoyed walking along the coast. Loved watching the wind surfers, kayakers and surfers. Lots of pine trees (what this area is known for).

Thank TinaLou12
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited this beach area alone one day while my husband was in the CBD for work. I had a very nice ferry ride from Circular Quay followed by a relaxing stroll along the beach and costal walk. But the best part is that I lost my phone while there and someone turned it in to the police station! Once... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Manly Beach is very nice. It's much larger than I had expected. There is a plethora of restaurants and shopping. Definitely must see.

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A 40-minute ferry ride from Circular Quay will take you to the famous northern beach of Manly. The beaches here are perfect for learning to surf or spending the day sun-tanning. The walk from Spit Bridge to Manly is a great way to experience Sydney Harbor Bay and the Australian bush land. Along the foreshore, there are plenty of watering holes and wine bars with excellent cuisine. There are plenty of kid-friendly restaurants as well, especially along the family-oriented areas like Shelly Beach. An excellent way to experience Manly is to rent a bike and explore the dedicated bike paths and off road trails. The North Head National Park is another must-see. Located on the southern tip of Manly, North Head National Park offers great bushwalks and panoramic views of the city.