The picturesque seaside town of Merimbula is located on the Sapphire Coast of New South Wales. The town takes its name from the aboriginal word that translates as two lakes and much of the town is situated around the large and lovely Merimbula Lake. The town is home to just under seven thousand residents and despite being a major holiday destination has a strong community feel.
Merimbula’s oceanic climate makes the town very livable and the summers are warm and sometimes wet, while winters are typically cool and windy. The town features a total of five main beaches, and relaxing on the beach is one of the most popular activities here with both visitors and residents, while water sports such as snorkeling, scuba diving and wind surfing are also popular there.
People who are looking for real estate in Merimbula will be able to take their pick from an excellent range of beach front houses and apartments. There are also some interesting real estate options to choose from overlooking Merimbula Lake, while Merimbula Drive runs through the heart of the town and offers a wide range of different types of real estate options.
Merimbula is famous for its fresh rock oysters, while most of the restaurants located near the main beaches also serve up a wide range of other types of fresh seafood. Beach Street features a large collection of shops, restaurants and other amenities, while there are also plenty of entertainment options to be found close to the main beaches.
Merimbula is surrounded by intense natural beauty, and people who have decided to make this town their home will have plenty of time to explore. Nature lovers are sure to enjoy taking day trips to areas such as South East Forest National Park and Bournda National Park, both of which offer stunning hiking opportunities.