Central Mums seeks to find the best child and family friendly spots on the Coast, by bringing you a short review of the places we find. This week, we look at the NRMA Ocean Beach Holiday Resort, an ideal holiday spot for families.
If you're looking for a fantastic place to take the kids for a holiday close to home on the Central Coast, or if you are travelling from afar to visit the Coast, check out the awesome holiday resort at Umina Beach.
The NRMA Ocean Beach Holiday Resort is the perfect spot for a family holiday on the Coast. You can choose to stay in one of the many different cabin options, varying in size and price, or bring along your caravan, motor home or tent for a camping experience on a powered, unpowered or ensuite site.
The Resort is situated right behind the beautiful Umina Beach, which is a fantastic beach for children, with its small surf and long stretch of clean sand. There is a patrolled section of the beach in front of Umina Beach surf club, just a short walk north of the resort. Umina Beach town is only a short distance away, making trips for groceries or to a cafe easy and convenient.
The Resort itself is so much fun; the kids will be occupied for hours! The adventure playground is suitable for kids of all ages, with a swing set, a sandpit, tunnels, a huge climbing structure and a slide. Next to the playground, kids can jump all their wiggles out on the two big jumping pillows.
If you're visiting in the summer months, the resorts swimming pools are a huge highlight, especially for the kids. There are two swimming pools to choose from, with fun features such as a lazy river and a slide, plus an awesome waterpark which kids of all ages will love, especially when the giant bucket tips over and soaks everyone underneath!
Everyday, the resort hosts a range of different family friendly activities to keep everyone entertained, such as pancake breakfasts, DVD and go kart hire, surf lessons, tractor rides and movie nights.
The resort is clean, safe and well staffed, with flat paths and roads, making bike riding for kids easy and safe. It can get very busy in peak seasons and weekends so bare this is mind when booking your trip.