Just south of Kingscliff, Salt Village and Casuarina are part of the New Tweed Coast developments that have emerged since the mid-2000s.

Stretching over 6kms of beachfront, the residential boulevards are lined with contemporary homes that have redefined beach architecture. The community here is overwhelmingly characterised by young professionals wanting an active, healthy, outdoor-focussed lifestyle for their growing families. On weekends they gather in the expansive Central Park and at cafés in Salt Village and neighbouring Casuarina, giving the whole area a friendly community vibe.

The collection of shops in Salt Village feature a surprising number of highly awarded dining venues and leading Australian chefs. This is where you’ll find Steve Snow’s award winning Fins Seafood Restaurant and Executive Chef Martin Glutz. who presides over Season Restaurant. Sea Salt Ristorante was a finalist in the NSW/ACT Awards for Excellence as Best Regional Pizza Restaurant; Bellini Restaurant is owned by one of Sydney’s leading restaurateurs; and Mahsuri Thai consistently receives rave reviews. For more casual fare and sunset drinks overlooking the ocean, Saltbar Beachbar & Bistro is a favourite.

A little further down the road, the dining delights continue at Santai Retreat Casuarina Beach where you can enjoy Asian inspired fare at Spice Den and in the centre of Casuarina, the team at Osteria  restaurant have been innovative in presenting great value theme night dinners, it’s a hub for locals and visitors alike.

When it comes to accommodation, luxury international resorts are the stand-outs at Salt Village and Casuarina. You’ll be spoiled for choice, and spoiled with service at Peppers Salt Resort & Spa, Mantra on Salt Beach, Santai Retreat Casuarina, Cotton Beach Resort and the exclusive beachfront retreat Cabarita Ocean Health Retreat. There is also a wealth of beautifully appointed self-contained apartments to choose from.

For more information contact the team at Destination Tweed or to search and book accommodation CLICK HERE to view your options on the interactive map.