LGBTQ+ frienly Central Coast this Mardi Gras

pexels pixabay 533509

After the hustle and bustle of celebrating the LGBTQ+ community, whether you’re recovering from a day celebrating on Oxford Street or wanting to reflect on the monthly city madness, a Post-Mardi Gras getaway is one to plan. Without venturing too far from Sydney, the Central Coast has you covered to enjoy a peaceful retreat just 2 hours away. Here’s a list of LGBTQ+ friendly visits on the Central Coast to consider for your next getaway.

All Year-Round Pride

The Central Coast Pride experience is focused on diversity as the norm, creating safe and inclusive spaces for self-expression which inspire authentic originality and celebrate unique and diverse imaginings. When visiting the Coast, be sure to check out the latest of what is on through Central Coast Pride.

Naughty Noodle Fun Haus: This award-winning, not-for-profit arts and entertainment organization promotes acceptance, inclusion, and diversity through creative performances across the Central Coast community. Born in 2018, Naughty Noodle intentionally leverages Arts and Culture to capture and maximize positive community impacts and effects across the key areas of inclusion, health and well-being; cultural development, education, and creativity. Check out the range of activities Naughty Noodle has during your stay to engage art as the change agent for diversity as the norm. They create safe and inclusive spaces for self-expression which inspire authentic originality & celebrate unique and diverse imaginings.

Slip Slop Slay

What locals ‘Love Central Coast’ for, is it is defined by its interconnected waterways and accessibility to rejuvenate through re-connecting with nature. For surfers, North Shelly Beach is the place to be, but for calmer activities, try out paddle boarding at Toowoon Bay. Finish the day with a bike ride at Long Jetty along the lake, followed by sunset drinks and a picnic.

Rest & Relaxation

Deck and Spa Tiny House: For some serious R&R, Deck and Spa Tiny House invites guests to leave the world behind to come enjoy the wilderness and privacy with all the comforts of home. Set up for a private, romantic, luxurious weekend getaway or just a quiet place to reflect, unwind and relax this tiny home is located a short drive to popular Wamberal and Terrigal Beach.

Mercure Kooindah Waters Central Coast: This hotel is one of those places where the pulse slows the moment you arrive. Escape to plush comfort of contemporary guest rooms overlooking the championship Kooindah Waters Golf Course. Lounge by the sun-splashed pool or tee off on a beautifully designed golf course listed among the Top “100 Resort Courses in Australia” by Australian Golfing Digest. Explore the surrounding wetlands or soak up the easygoing beachy lifestyle of nearby Wyong. Do as much or as little as you like.

Visit Love Central Coast for more info here