Best Accommodation Near Cable Beach Broome

BROOME -  Western Australia

Cable Beach Broome near the centre of Broome is becoming a tourist hot spot, with direct flights not only from Perth but now from major east coast cities including Sydney and Melbourne.

Broome is a resort town with a rich past, with beautiful warm weather and palm trees on the edge of the blue Indian Ocean and the red Kimberley Australian outback.

The beauty of a Cable beach holiday Broome is that you're in the tropics and you'll come face to face with one of the world's best beaches, Cable Beach, with white sand and azure water that people come from all over the world to see, photograph, swim, walk and surf in.

Cable Beach Camels
Camels on Cable Beach in Broome

Broome's tropical palms are everywhere in this hot outpost only 2 hours' flight north of Perth.
Famous Cable Beach is THE place to be, with its beautiful blue water, 23 kilometre long beach and even camel trains silhouetted against magnificent sunsets as big as the sky.

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Photo of Sunset at Cable Beach

Broome has a rich pearling past, with Oriental pearl divers mixing with the local Kimberley Aborigines to produce a diverse culture evident to this day.

Architecture in Broome shows its rich Oriental pearling past, with a Chinatown and a predominant building style that includes corrugated steel sheeting and latticework.

The Sun Picture Gardens in the Broome CBD is the oldest outdoor cinema in the world. Where else can you hear locals cheer during a latest-release movie, as a jet roars in above the screen to land at nearby at Broome airport near the cinema?


The best place to stay in Broome is the famous Cable Beach Club Resort, accommodation on Cable Beach.

At the Cable Beach Club Resort there are two big freeform resort pools that are enticing and relaxing. Accommodation consists of studios, suites and the famous bungalows in corrugated-iron style that replicate the cottage accommodation Oriental pearlers used to live in.

Cable Beach Club near Broome
Cable Beach Club Resort on Cable Beach

One of the world's great experiences is watching the sun set over beautiful Cable Beach from the Sunset Bar and Grill, which is open to the public and a favourite meeting place every night. The Sunset Bar is great for those sunset cocktails as you unwind and realise how wonderful life can be.

Cable Beach Club pool
One of two big resort pools at Cable Beach Club Resort

Cable Beach Resort was created by of one of Britain's richest and most powerful men, Lord Alistair McAlpine, who spent a staggering $500 million back in 1989 developing the whole Cable Beach complex. The resort to this day is full of Oriental artefacts and has a colonial grace and charm that sits easily with the luxury that makes it head and shoulders above other accommodation near Broome.

photo of hotel bungalow accommodation near Cable Beach
Photo of Cable Beach Club Resort bungalow near Cable Beach

Broome accommodation, especially accommodation near Cable Beach, is often booked out months ahead of the tourist season so book now online to save dissapointment.

There are four restaurants open to the public at the resort and the quality is outstanding. 
For a fine dining experience, try the Club Restaurant with its Oriental interior including candlabras with wax burnt down over many years.

Cable Beach Club restaurant near Broome
The Cable Beach Club Restaurant's interesting interior

The Kimberley Grill by candlelight around the main pool is another memorable experience in peak Broome tourist season, while the Sunset Grill overlooking one of the world's best views across Cable Beach also has fresh produce including freshly caught local seafood and a choice of mains for AU$48 for three courses.

At the Thai Pearl restaurant you'll eat on timber floors overlooking another pool with freshly-caught fish including the local barramundi a must-have.

Broome Thai Pearl restaurant near Cable Beach

The peak tourist season in Broome is from June till October with temperatures around 30 degrees Celsius when the southern Australian winter is at its coldest.  That's another reason people love coming to Broome, just a short flight from cold winters to the warm tropical delights of Broome.


The biggest attraction in Broome is the famous Cable Beach.  Go straight there, enjoy the views and the perfect temperatures and take a stroll along the white sands of this setting in paradise.

Broome has everything from sunset camel rides along Cable Beach to hovercraft rides from the centre of town across Roebuck Bay and onto rock formations that reveal fascinating sights including pre-historic dinosaur footprints.

On weekends, try the colourful markets in Broome's Chinatown or shop along Johnny Chi Lane where there are shops and cafes everywhere.

Near Chinatown Broome
Photo of Chinatown near Broome's centre

For a lasting memory of Broome, buy some of Broome's famous pearl jewellery in a beautiful setting at famous names including Kailis, Paspaley and Linney's which you can find in Cable Beach Club Resort's quaint reception area.

Try a half day fishing trip near Broome where you're bound to catch a big fish such as delicious trevali or go game fishing for palagics. If you ask nicely back at the Cable Beach Club restaurant, they may even cook your fish catch fresh for you.

Try the Mangrove Hotel near the centre of Broome for the outstanding Broome phenomenon known as Staircase to the Moon. It's an optical illusion as the moon shines on the piled layers of the mudflats at low tide, appearing to produce steps right up to the moon in the night sky.
It's a joyful pub atmosphere on a grassy bank as you join the locals for a drink. This Broome town beach phenomenon occurs from April to October.


Broome is renowned for its fresh local seafood, caught in clear waters near Broome and delivered fresh to your table on the same day.

Even if you don't stay at the award-winning Cable Beach Club Resort, the four restaurants in at Cable Beach Club are open to the public. Go to the Sunset Bar and Grill for one of the world's best beach views.

Try the Wharf restaurant near the Broome harbour for Asian-inspired fresh seafood including the whole reef fish or prawns with a subtle garlic infusion.

The Old Zoo Cafe near Cable Beach is also a favourite for breakfast, although the nearby Cable Beach Club Resort has much better views.

Others include the Italian restaurant Carlotta's, or if you want a good-quality pub meal surrounded by locals larger than life, try the Roebuck Bay Hotel or Diver's Tavern near Cable Beach Club Resort.

Blooms near Sun Picture Theatre in the centre of Broome has atmosphere at night. Matso's Brewery serves meals as well as exotic beers including fresh mango beer and a refreshing alcoholic Ginger beer.

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Photo of Cable Beach Broome


Broome is one of those best beach holidays that is a refreshing delight.  It's a tropical outpost full of palm trees and white beaches that go for miles and miles. Direct flights from Sydney, Melbourne and Perth to Broome make an ideal beach holiday, especially in the colder winter of big Australian cities.  Calm sunsets, cheap accommodation and cyclone surf makes Broome a worthwhile visit in the wet season.

The beauty of Broome is that it has one of the world's best beaches with great beach holiday accommodation near Broome at Cable Beach Club Resort, surrounded by quality holiday experiences that make this a memorable best beach holiday.

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Photo of Cable Beach sunset taken from bar at Cable Beach Club

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