Looking for a Winter Escape ?

On June 10th, 2016, posted in: Uncategorized by 0 Comment

After a long hot summer, winter has at last arrived on the North Coast! Thinking of taking a winter break?

Here’s a great idea!

facilities1 (new)Choose Pines on the Plateau Boutique Lodges as your self-contained luxury accommodation base to discover the riches of this wonderful region. We are located so close to all the places that visitors want to experience and enjoy and yet you are hidden away in a relaxing, rural setting.




An Abundance of Food!

imagesIL83BNFZFunky cafes in the Ballina/Byron/Lennox Head and Lismore and our quaint villages and galleries all thrive here. Cafes and restaurants use local fresh products – many use organic produce. And with a selection of fabulous restaurants you will never go hungry.

The business hub of the north coast, Lismore City, has a network of arcades and laneways exhibiting a diverse range of specialty shops and boutiques. The Back Alley Gallery, a must visit, exhibits wonderful and colourful works by local artists.

Lismore’s Lantern Parade

2013LLP_019_rt-text1741[1]This is an exciting event and is a must see if you can arrange your break to coincide with the Winter Solstice.






Picturesque Romantic Country Lanes or  Coastal Views

Eltham-RailwayJourney  along scenic country lanes and call into some of our quaint villages or old country pubs for a lazy lunch and enjoy  hospitality at its best. See some of our historical sites.  Drive along our scenic coastal roads – Brunswick Head, Byron Bay, Lennox Head, Ballina and Evans Head – all within a 45 minute drive from Pines on the Plateau.

Markets, Markets and More Markets!

11351481_991736577533208_7102766242045979683_n[1]Every weekend markets are held in many of the towns and villages. All are close to our accommodation in Wollongbar-Alstonville. The ever popular, interesting and eclectic Car Boot Market at the all-weather venue of the Lismore Shopping Square is conducted on the first and third Sunday of the month and the Plateau Market, Alstonville on the second Sunday of the month as well as The Channon Market. Ballina markets are conducted on the third Sunday each month. There is a market somewhere close by each and every weekend.  Be entertained by the performers.


Still looking for something to do?

Horse riding, visit the Crystal Castle, Macadamia Castle, 41816402-fishing-on-a-calm-river-in-the-morning[1]visit Ballina Naval and Maritime Museum, Thursday Plantation, go fishing, Ten Pin Bowling, play golf.  You may have a different interest – just ask and we will help you.






Back to your Self-Contained Accommodation

Driving back to your accommodation after an full day out, purchase some beautiful local fresh seafood, and return to Pines on the Plateau Boutique Lodges to enjoy an alfresco meal whilst taking in the northerly, rural views with a glass of your favourite beverage.

Relax, relax, relax.

Contact Pines on the Plateau Boutique Lodges by phone 06 6628 1319 / 0416 281 365; email: and be sure to visit .  You are most welcome.

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