The Queen of the Pacific Rim, Sydney seems to be a part of the exclusive set of cities that seem to have been built in order to generate sheer excitement.
A stimulating alchemy of sun, sand and surf, this dynamic city unfolds a canvas of colours dribbling through a stirring patchwork of iconic landmarks, aboriginal art galleries and golden sands. For many, all-inclusive packages for holidays to Australia fit neatly into one irresistible destination, Sydney.
The city teems wall-to-wall with an awe-inspiring labyrinth of both natural and man-made marvels! Investing on all-inclusive luxury packages for holidays to the city is a chance to play beach bum or a surf-rat at Manly, Coogee or the ever-popular Bondi beach! Scale the heights of the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge on a climbing tour! And if your main motive behind booking luxury packages for holidays to Sydney is shopping, make your way to The Rocks markets. Get swayed by the unending entertainment at the Rock's Square or steal some deals at the weekend Rock's Market. When in Sydney, you simply can't resist the charm of the world famous Sydney Opera House. Do well to attend an opera here for an all-inclusive experience of this Eighth Wonder of the world. Fix a rendezvous with fascinating marine life, sharks and coral gardens at the Sydney Aquarium! In fact, most visitors believe a few days are surely not enough to experience Sydney at its fullest.
Climate & Best Time to VisitSummer months of December to February make for the best time to opt for holidays and luxury vacation packages to Sydney. These months make for the best time to indulge in outdoor activities such as sightseeing, sunbathing, surfing and diving. However, the prices are usually on the expensive side during this time due to huge crowds and school holidays. It is best to book travel and luxury accommodation packages well in advance. Budget travellers may plan their holidays during the shoulder season of late September to early December and get comparatively cheap flights as well as accommodation packages.
Eating OutThe eclectic dining scene in a multicultural city like Sydney is gourmand's dream come true. Sydney promises something for every platter, from spicy Asian flavours to local classic Aussie cuisines! Many foodies blame city's plush restaurant scene and the street food craze to be the reason for food mania in Australia. Aria, Marque and Billy Kwong are among the plushest eating joints in the city that are must try's for luxury holiday makers.
ShoppingShoppers wouldn't be required to toil hard in Sydney to find avenues to burn some cash! Queen Victoria Building, Piccadilly and Centrepoint are few shopping centres that are hugely popular among incoming visitors who seek to save money on holidays, flight packages and the related stuff only to splurge it later on country's retail revelries! Those who prefer a cheap shopping experience can head to flea markets in Paddington Village and Glebe for a cost-effective shopping experience.
Popular HotelsHoliday makers who arrive in Sydney will find a large variety of accommodation choices in the city. There are all kinds of properties in the city - from 5-star hotels to affordable budget lodgings. Park Hyatt and Four Seasons are couple of properties that are high on the radar of luxury travellers investing money on holidays and flight packages to the city. Hotel Altamont, in the heart of Darlinghurst, is a fine option for mid-range clients.
Tips and AdviceSydney (and Australia in general) is a safe destination for tourists. There is no specific safety and security issue in the city that tourists must pay attention to. Holiday makers should just ensure they practise basic safety precautions while in the city. Be careful with personal possessions. Be on your guard in busy tourist precincts like Kings Cross, Hyde Park and Centennial Park. Also, make sure you swim between the red and yellow flags, which denote a monitored area.