Byron Bay and the region has much to offer all year round from relaxing on the beach and alfresco dining in the summer months to invigorating outdoor activities in the often sunny and drier winter months. Whale watching is a popular activity in the winter and spring months of June to October.
Summer is warm to hot with average maximum temperatures of around 27 degrees Celsius. Winter is pleasantly cool with average maximum temperatures of around 20 degrees Celsius. Historically March is the wettest month of the year and September the driest.
Bounded by the beautiful easterly coastline that lies between Byron Bay and Lennox Head, Le Paradis is positioned as a unique destination for relaxation and enjoyment that offers a subtropical climate with clean air, crystal clear water and truly pristine beaches or tranquil rivers and canals. In today’s hectic world it also offers a chance to escape from the mundane and immerse yourself in the many wellness activities such as yoga and meditation or simply chill out in the wonderful amenities at Le Paradis where you can also arrange a personal massage.
Those wanting to experience the natural surroundings can partake in activities such as golf, kayaking with the dolphins, snorkelling and scuba diving or head inland on your trail bike to discover world heritage national parks and lush rainforests. Or for the more adventurous, there’s tandem skydiving, horse riding, hang gliding or windsurfing. Surfing is also popular and the world class beaches of Byron Bay and Lennox Head offer some excellent options, including classes for beginners to the advanced.
The Byron/Ballina region boasts some of the finest cuisine Australia has to offer whether it’s Al a Carte or al fresco dining in the cafes, bistros and award winning, sophisticated and relaxed establishments. As well, there’s a huge choice of diverse entertainment on offer at the Byron Performing Arts Theatre (including international acts/performers), plus cinemas, hotels and night clubs that cater to just about every taste and demographic.
The region offers a mix of unique fashion boutiques and unusual home décor stores, together with high street and international rands. There is also an abundance of galleries that showcase the work of local artisans, as well as the surrounding villages such as Bangalow which is renowned for its country elegance and sensational shopping. Alternatively, there are the many local weekend markets that accommodate silversmiths, artists and a host of other crafts people who vend their wares at great prices.