Caves Beach

Lake Macquarie

Nestled in the Caves Beach Dunes in the Lake Macquarie area and overlooking the natural, raw coastlines of the Pacific Ocean, Caves Coastal Bar & Bungalows is the perfect beach-side destination for your next conference or event.

The hotel boasts 18 luxury bungalows,7 two-bedroom and 4 three-bedroom townhouses plus 19 two-bedroom villas with exquisite views across Caves and Hams Beaches.

The hotel also offers both private and semi-private spaces for corporate meetings and conferences, team-building activities, social functions and fashionable party experiences.

Award-winning chefs and events team ensure that your event is looked after from start to finish, guiding you through specially designed packages, or working with you to curate a custom offer to suit your needs.

Give your team a break from the boardroom. Caves Coastal is an easy scenic drive, only 1-hour up the M1 from Sydney.

Meetings & Events

With two large, flexible and private event spaces, Caves Coastal can comfortably cater for groups of up to 250 delegates.

■ Mawson Room - Decorated in a coastal-style the room is light and bright with stunning views over the park and ocean, and has an exclusive-use deck.

■ Nautilus Room - With a drop-down projector and screen this Indonesian-Luxe styled space also has the ability to be 3 separate breakout spaces catering to any flexibility needed for your event.

Towards the front of the hotel are two semi-private event spaces.

■ Ocean Lounge - A roped-off space with expansive ocean views for a casual vibe.

■ Pacific Deck - A private deck to gather and celebrate while still feeling the vibe of the hotel's bistro area.

For the small meeting or executive retreat.

■ The Beach House - A four-bedroom house with a private garden, ocean views and a 12 person dining table, this space is ideal for those wishing for something exclusive.

Caves Coastal is home to the leading restaurant and bar north of Sydney in Lake Macquarie. Our chefs use a paddock and ocean to plate ethos, offering the freshest and best local produce the area has on offer all within a newly renovated casual-chic indoor and outdoor setting.

Unique Experiences

■ Access to the Beach
Only 200m from Caves Coastal front door!

■ Stunning Natural Landscapes
Explore the Caves of Caves Beach as the tide allows, marvel at the city’s centrepiece Lake Macquarie, the vast blue water lake twice the size of Sydney Harbour or head to Watagan State Forest for biking, hiking and lookouts.

■ Batabah Land
The Caves Coastal site is a part of the Batabah Land Council, a Welcome to Country and Smoking Ceremony can be arranged.

■ Activities for the Adrenaline Junkies
Fly High with the Red Bull Air Race Team, see the sights with JetBuzz Shotover Jets on the lake or Kayak and stand-up paddle board.

■ Slow It Down
Slow it down with sunrise yoga at the Caves, an in-room spa treatment or coastal Cruise by CoastXP.

■ Team Building Opportunities
Tailor the experience to your team with Pinnacle Team Events hosting everything from an Amazing Race through the natural sights or create your own wine with the best of the Hunter Valley.

What Industry Says...

“I wanted to take the time now that we are well and truly a month on from the conference (where has time gone?!) to thank you both so much for such a memorable experience at Caves. Everything from the lead up planning, to the accommodation, food and venue space was exceptional. The whole team raved about how fantastic and helpful your staff were, and I agree! Thank you both for being so amazing to work with, and hopefully again in the future when we have our next big event!!” Redbull Marketing Team, 2021

“Working with Cara and the team from Caves Coastal is and has been a pleasure. Nothing is left to chance and no request is too hard. From accommodation for our delegates, to training rooms and then celebration dinners, every detail was exactly as we wanted, so much so that we are in preparation for another Leadership event at the venue again soon. Besides the venue itself, you cannot fault the location, giving it that all round resort/seaside escape feel with top notch facilities thrown in. I would have no hesitation in recommending this venue for any type of event.” Juice PLUS+ Australia & NZ, 2021

Location information

Caves Coastal Bar & Bungalows is the perfect location for a city escape, located on the eastern side of Lake Macquarie, Caves Coastal Bar & Bungalows is only 1 hour north of Sydney, 40 minutes south of Newcastle, 20 minutes north of Gosford and Terrigal, and just 45 minutes from the Hunter Valley, offering perfect weekend accommodation on a stunning beach side location.

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