Stoke Surf House, Manly
Shared room options
5 out of 5
The Stoke Beach House Manly is the place to be for surfing on the Northern Beaches of Sydney. A home base for like to minded internationals looking for vibey, quality accommodation with a welcoming atmosphere. Located 100 metres from the beach and 2 mins from Manly Wharf. Featuring an in to house cinema, yoga studio, bar with daily free power hour, weekly harbour cruises, guest bikes. It’s the perfect place to retire after a day in the crystal clear, south pacific ocean
Manly is the birthplace of surfing in Australia. It is the home to a number of Australian world champion surfers, pioneers and personalities, as well as the epicentre of board design, manufacturing, innovation, and events. There’s never a dull moment out of the water in opulent Manly Beach. A bucket to list destination for anyone in search of Australia’s best bits. A minute on foot from the front doors of Stoke Beach House, you’ll find vibey pubs, bars, and cafes breweries and live music venues. Sydney city centre is located only a 30 to minute ferry ride from Manly Wharf making it a well worth trip to one of the most pristine harbours in the world.
- Room types
- Getting there
- Surf Lessons
How did you like the accommodation?
Last time I stayed at the then “Manly Backpackers” was about 8 years ago, stayed recently since the change over to Stoke Stays and honestly the Hostel is unrecognisable! The rooms are clean, bright and functional, the girls bathrooms have these amazing shower heads and are equipped with hair dryers (which I appreciate). Had such a fun night at the courtyard bar, great vibes, super friendly staff. Right around the corner from the Beach and all the main pubs, perfect location in walking distance of everything I wanted to do in Manly. Also check out the amazing wine store next door and the free yoga
How were the surf lessons?
The waves were small and easy for beginners. I felt safe with the instructors and came out of the session with more and more confidence
Room Type: Shared - Mixed
6 person dorms with comfortable beds, pillows, bedding, power sockets, and curtains. Breakfast included.
You can never get lost
When you book you will receive our confirmation email with full travel directions of how to get to us.
We don't provide airport transfers but you can book one easily here: Airport Transfers
- - Nearest Airport: Kingsford Smith International Airport
- - Distance from Airport in kms: 26
- - Time from Airport in a car: 40 minutes
- - There is a train from the airport
- - There is no bus from the airport
Come Surf With Us
Surf Lessons can be added in the booking steps if they are not already included in a package.
Manly Surf School
Main Surf Beach: Manly Beach
Surf Lessons we offer:
Beginner Surf Lessons
Your surf instructors will work with you daily, taking great pride in making sure you have a board under your feet and a smile on your dial in every lesson.
Intermediate Surf Lessons
Manly has waves for everyone and the instructors will make sure you're out there catching the right waves by yourself and learning to turn and navigate the wave.
Advanced Surf Lessons
Our experienced instructors will make sure that you are carving and performing the maneuvers you are wanting to lock down
We offer daily yoga classes in a variety of styles
Level: All Levels
Manly is a 3km stretch of beach and the first surf beach on the northside after Sydney Harbour. It’s protected by a large headland on the southern corner which creates clean mellow waves for learning in a common south swell and southerly wind. Manly is an easy to going, slopey wave that suits mid to longboarders, beginners and intermediate surfers.
The best banks are usually found out in front of North Steyne Surf Club which is in the middle of the beach.
Surf conditions in Sydney:
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The North Beaches
Sydney is a town whose waves are divided by being either north or south of the harbour, the latter getting a little more swell than the former.
The northern beaches offer a great selection of sheltered coves, beach breaks and point breaks for surfers of all levels. Some of the must-surf spots on this stretch of coastline include: Manly, Curl Curl, Dee Why and Narrabeen. These all have a selection of right and sometimes left hand point breaks that tend to work on a southeast to easterly swell direction. Try to get in the water early to take advantage of the favourable morning winds and if you can manage to get in a low tide you’ll be sure to find some hollow waves to duck under.
The South Beaches
This is the slightly wilder side of Sydney that can pick up, or at least handle slightly more swell. The Cronulla region of the south side is rich with a variety excellent reef breaks that love the bigger swells.
One of it’s hidden treasures is Shark Island, a fast barrelling right hand break that was once considered an option for boogie boarders only, but now surfers have begun to embrace this Australian version of pipeline that’s for the experienced riders only.
So when the swell hits, head south because you’ll be rewarded with all the set-ups you need to get a memorable surf underfoot. While the northern beaches provide great waves in east to north east swells from January through June the south side reef breaks will pump during the July months and onwards.
Come Surf Syndey with us…
- A small deposit is required to secure your booking.
- Your balance is due at check in.
CANCELLING YOUR BOOKING
- To cancel go to the MyAccount section and log in or register and you can cancel from within your account.
- Your deposit is non refundable but can be used for the same property/surf school within one year of your original booking.
- 72-hour (two days) Cancellation Policy applies to all bookings, if you decide to cancel your booking within the 72-hour (two days) period no refund will be possible. You are welcome to cancel any reservation provided you give more than 72-hours (two days) notice.
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