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Attracting surfers and holidaymakers, Byron is a tick-all-boxes destination for beach getaways. Blessed with perennially sunny weather, its superb beaches and small-town feel have attracted an artsy community with a hippy edge. Come to relax, peruse galleries, hit the beach, sit back in a cafe and people watch, take part in one of its annual festivals or eat at one of its notoriously good restaurants.