South Coast Escape – May Newsletter

South Coast Escapes

It’s the merry month of May, and you’re cordially invited to have the time of your life! We’ve nearly reached winter, but the Shoalhaven is just as stunning in the colder months, and our holiday homes are equipped to keep you cosy and entertained no matter the weather that may decide to visit at the same time as you. Check out some of our favourite properties with fireplaces below.

If you’re a foodie, you’re going to LOVE the events we found below for you to check out. May is the Shoalhaven Celebration of Food Month, and the award-winning restaurants, wineries, distilleries, breweries and venues that populate the Shoalhaven have all pulled some mouth-wateringly good events together.

The World of Musicals – 9 May

Starting with some entertainment, the World of Musicals Concert has graced stages across the globe; an incredible and unique live production of classic songs from iconic shows such as: Fiddler On The Roof, The Phantom of the Opera, Mamma Mia, West Side Story, Wicked, South Pacific, The Boy from Oz, Les Misérables, and many more. Colourful, inspiring and memorable musical classics, all performed by an international star-studded cast. Get ready to be enthralled and sing along to all your favourite and much-loved musical songs in one unforgettable evening.

Slow Food Fire and Smoke Long Lunch – 21 May

Half an hour from our beautiful properties in Culburra Beach and Shoalhaven Heads, you can enjoy a Long Lunch organised by Slow Food Berry to Jervis Bay, known for their ethical events. Local produce will be smoked and cooked over a fire for a wonderful shared meal as part of Food Month. Experience the special atmosphere in the gardens, views of the escarpment and the iconic farm building where lunch will be held.

Fermentation Degustation Hampden Deli X Old Salt Distillery – 21 May

If you’re an expert level foodie, drive straight from lunch to South Nowra just fifteen minutes south for another Food Month event, where three chefs – Nick Gardner, and Michelle and Terry Robinson – invite you on a journey into the wild world of fermentation, showcased through local ingredients from the Shoalhaven Region. Dine on a six-course dinner with matching distillery drinks and local wines in an active distillery among stills, hops, grains & an open fire charcoal grill, and drink brews especially fermented for this night only!

Berry Celtic Festival – 28 May

If you don’t mind a jaunt north, drive up to the historic village of Berry for their Celtic Festival! Come see the marching of the massed bands in their distinctive kilts, musical items, Celtic fiddlers, highland dancing, enchanted singing, and of course, the battles of the medieval knights. Entry is just $10 with free entry for the kids, for a family-friendly event of fun, performance and culture, with stalls of food an unique wares to take home.

Love Locals Lunch – 28 May

Stay in everyone’s favourite coastal town Huskisson, and head to Husky Pub for their Love Locals Lunch – the most high-class bottomless brunch you’ll ever experience, and another stop on the Shoalhaven Celebration of Food Month tour. Dine on endless Mussels & Gin Spritz for two hours, provided by local producers: Jervis Bay Mussels, Tara Distillery, Jervis Bay Brewing, Kraken Sourdough, Vincentia Craft Butchery.

Our Favourite Properties With Fireplaces

Eagles Point – Callala Bay

Transport yourself to a luxury home away from home, and settle in at Eagle Point, the perfect coastal getaway for the beach holiday of your dreams. From sunrise to sunset, Eagle Point will provide you with everything you need to enjoy your stay in the beautiful coastal town of Callala Bay.

Beach Comber – Currarong

Wake up to the sound of native birds in the trees and make yourself an espresso to sip on the east-facing balcony loungers lit by a gorgeous sunrise, then it’s time for your first swim of the day.

Unwind – Culburra Beach

Come to Unwind where you can relax with the family in a bright, modern home, featuring an outdoor water feature with a sunken cushioned lounge around a firepit to talk away the evenings.

Aloha – Shoalhaven Heads

Situated in a peaceful cul-de-sac Aloha is a beautifully renovated property that sleeps up to 8 guests and will make you feel relaxed as soon as you arrive.