Bangalow features a single main street, where the buildings are all done in a consistent Federation style. You'll find the cafes and restaurants are more upscale than your typical small country town. Bangalow makes a great day trip from the Gold Coast or Byron Bay.
- Utopia Espresso Lounge, 13 Byron St, ☎ +61 266872088. Good place to find a good cuppa joe.
- Ate Deli, 33 Byron St. Nice place for coffee.
- SummerHills Retreat Byron Bay, 100 Binna Burra Rd (take Bangalow exit off the Pacific H'way, turn right at Byron St roundabout and drive for 4kms. Turn right into Binna Burra Road, it is 1km on the right hand side.), ☎ +61 2 6687 2288, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Check-in: 3PM, check-out: 10AM. A private sanctuary retreat in the lush hinterland of Byron Bay, only 4 mins drive to the vibrant village of Bangalow and 14 mins to the heart of Byron Bay, cocooning just 5 couples at a time. All 4 suites have a spa bath, kitchen, reverse cycle air conditioning, bathrobes, gas bbq and views. Self-contained spa suites start from $249pn for 2 people. Peak season prices may vary.