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Welcome to The Waratah Inn

Set against the backdrop of the breathtaking Cabarita Beach, The Waratah Inn will draw you in with its unforgettable characters, heart-warming storylines and surprising twists. Three estranged sisters inherit a beachside inn from their beloved grandmother. But when they go through her things they discover a series of journals that reveal secrets their grandmother never told them about her past that change everything they thought they knew about their family.
The Waratah Inn Book Cover
One Summer in Italy Book Cover
The Summer Sisters Book Cover
Christmas at the Waratah Inn Book Cover

What readers are saying:

 "Loving it!!! Just finished the first, now delving into the second book! I haven’t read for pleasure in years. This is the perfect series for the pure joy of reading."

- Kim

"These are three of the best books that I have ever read!"

"One of the best that I have read. I feel as though the characters were my dear friends."​ -Reviewer

"I so wish her books were movies too."​ -Reviewer

Visit Cabarita Beach

About Cabarita Beach

Located in the Tweed Shire and named one of the best beaches of Australia, Cabarita Beach attracts tourists from all over. Named after a housing development in the 60s, the actual town name is Bogangar.


The beach is located in an area of protected wetlands. You can surf the ocean, enjoy rivers, and small Lake Cudgen. Fishing, canoeing, and kayaking are favorite sports. Bring or rent a bike when you visit to take in the breath-taking scenes. Home to many extraordinary eats, you won't leave hungry! 

Cabarita Beach is a small, and very social community and always welcoming to visitors. In fact, they host many carnivals throughout the year.

It's better known on the street as "Caba Beach" and is often said to be where luxury and simplicity meet.

There is something for everyone whether that be: nature walks, spa days, beach-view bars, coffee shops, local shopping, the list goes on and on.

Things to Do

The Beach






Cudgen Nature Reserve





Salty Girls Surf School

JOIN (Journey Outdoors in Nature)

White water canoeing


Places to Eat

Places to Stay

The Beach Cabarita

Perfect family accommodations right on the beach! Underground parking, babysitting, transportation, multiple pools, gym, massages and more! Learn more and catch a live glimpse of the beach on their website!

Cabarita Lake Apartments

Situated near the lake, you can rent a kayak and explore! There is also a pool, free parking & wifi, and all within a short walk to many shops and restaurants. Learn more on their website!

A Perfect Stay - Arcadia

More interested in renting a whole house? High a-frame with plenty of room for your family to relax only 3 minutes from the beach. Enjoy a garage, full kitchen, 4 beds, 2 baths, and bring your pet along. Learn more.

Halcyon House

Luxury beachside property featuring rooms designed by Anna Spiro in her signature eclectic style. Highly esteemed meals, spa steam room, bicycles, surfboards, and more included in your stay. Learn more.

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