Where residents get boho and beachside brilliance year round

first_img23 Poinsettia Street, Holloways Beach, is one of the houses on the market right now, priced at offers over $569,000. Source: Realestate.com.au“We thought about a restaurant in Palm Cove on the water but this one was quite good for exposure and it is close enough that people from Redlynch and Caravonica come here.“The place is very laid-back, friendly as well, and welcoming.”The 2.5km beach and residential settlement is surrounded by creeks and mangrove flats, which host a variety of wildlife.Swimming is enjoyed all year round but stinger nets are installed during the summer months to guard against dangerous sea creatures. Holloways Beach offers a variety of homes and townhouses to suit any budget but it always offers a rare chance to own truly beachfront property, along with its neighbours Kewarra Beach and Trinity Beach. The beach attracts many holiday investors for units. A one bedroom, one bathroom, one car space unit at this complex at24/129-135 Oleander Street, Holloways Beach is for sale for $118,500. Source: Realestate.com.au.The area was officially named Holloway in 1951, renamed Holloway Beach in 1971 and then Holloways Beach in 1981. Why Cairns is a good place to invest Far North’s strongest suburb rivals Brisbane More from newsCairns home ticks popular internet search terms3 days agoTen auction results from ‘active’ weekend in Cairns3 days ago Tax changes hit invest numbers In 2002, the area was gazetted as a suburb of Cairns rather than as a rural locality.Dog owners can let their pooch run leash-free across the sand, anglers say there is always something biting from the beach or the boat via a ramp into Richters Creek and a relaxed and lively restaurant and cafe scene make the area a pleasant choice.Chef Vitalia Zanda opened an Italian restaurant a few blocks back from the water almost a year ago and said Holloways Beach was the perfect spot for her new business.“We chose the Palm St location because it was nice for functions and it reminded us of a little trattoria in Italy,” she said. Cruise attendants from Experience Co Sabine Cockatoo and Lesley Cockatoo enjoying Holloways Beach. Picture: Anna Rogers.ON the northern shoreline of the Barron River delta lies one of the north’s most popular beachside havens with its alluring mix of bohemian style and beach life.The narrow, tidal stretch of sand at Holloways Beach attracts hundreds of recreation-makers at all times of the day and once a month, visitors flock from all over the Far North for the suburb’s markets, an eclectic mix of second-hand goods, locally made food and clothes.The area is believed to be named after farmer Richard Holloway who came to Cairns in 1910 and worked in the area in 1926. last_img

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