It is widely known the fact that for many of us, January is a fresh start, a time for new resolutions and plans for the year to come.  Needless to say, more and more people spend time planning their annual holiday during January too.  It is true that specialists consider that one of the main ways to face winter depression is to plan a holiday.

What if you simply can’t wait for the summer holiday?  If you feel like going to a sunny destination, Manly, Australia, is your best option.  Book accommodation at a Manly hostel and enjoy the hot days of January because in Australia it is summer.   This is no joke.  Experience Australia’s great summer from December to February!

If you’re stuck for ideas for places to visit, have a look at some of Sydney’s top tourist destinations!  Keep in mind that is Sydney is famous for architecture, history, and culture, along with beautiful landscapes and idyllic beaches along the coast.  Sydney is also perfect for families with kids.  Whatever kind of holiday you’re after, you’ll find it here.  There are fabulous places you have to visit like Sydney Opera House, Museum of Sydney, Museum of Contemporary Art, Australian Museum, Quarantine Station, Powerhouse Museum, Sydney Tramway Museum, Sydney Observatory, Museum of Australian Currency Notes, Elizabeth Bay House, Sydney Churches.  There are also great clubs, pubs and restaurants.

If this is your first time to Australia, you simply cannot miss Sydney’s natural wonders and attractions: Cockatoo Island, Centennial Parklands, Royal Botanic Gardens, Royal National Park, Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park or Sydney Harbour Kayaks.

There is also plenty of things to see and do at Manly Beach.  This is one of the most popular beaches all over the world.  You can easily find budget accommodation Manlyat a hostel and indulge in over 40 activities and beaches, 130 bars, restaurants and cafes. It is great to know that Manly is just 15mins from Sydney by fast ferry.  Take some time and discover the ‘Surf-city Australia,’ and the birthplace of Australian surfing.  Away from Manly beach, you will be surprised to see how many attractions Manly has to offer.   Here are the most popular Manly attractions: North Head Sanctuary, North Head, Manly Art Gallery and Museum, Quarantine Station (Q Station), Manly Sea Life Sanctuary.

If you simply can no longer face the cold days in Europe and want a quick getaway in February, Manly is your best option.  You will get sand, sun and obviously…the ocean.