Ocean Club Resort


The location ticks all the right boxes

The Port Macquarie region is highly regarded for its spectacular hinterland, beach and riverside setting, café culture, impressive medical and recreation facilities, and fabulous retail precincts. Discover the many reasons why retirees move to this thriving regional city. 

  • Port Macquarie is within a short 20-minute drive

  • The number one domain search for retirees looking to move in NSW is Port Macquarie

  • The best climate in Australia, as judged by the CSIRO

  • Sydney is within an easy three and a half hour drive.

  • There’s a large choice of excellent doctors and allied health professionals.

  • Lake Cathie medical centre is a modern multi-purpose facility that’s a stone’s throw away.

  • Excellent shopping, banking, cafes, restaurants, wineries, cinemas, and more are all nearby. 

  • Renowned beaches, beach walks and forested hinterland ready for exploring

  • A modern Woolworth’s supermarket, a Post Office and BWS is a five-minute drive away.

  • The picturesque seaside towns of Lake Cathie, North Haven and Laurieton are a short drive away.

There are so many drawcards to retirement in the Port Macquarie region

  • Cultural pursuits
    Art galleries, museums and The Glasshouse Entertainment Centre, (a state-of-the-art performance venue), drawing world-class and Australian acts.

  • Foodie destination
    From outdoor cafes to fine dining, and regular food festivals, the region has sensational local produce and some wonderfully talented chefs and restaurateurs dotted all along the mid-north coast.

  • Social hub
    Enjoy a wealth of entertainment options, social sports and club dining with 5 major clubs welcoming guests and members all year.

  • Waterways
    The uncrowded rivers, lakes and waterways are the perfect spot for anglers, boaties, those who love to kayak and any other water sport that takes your fancy. You will find handy ramps, jetties and pontoons for recreational boaties that are well-maintained.

  • Heritage
    The area’s rich history is ever-present with historical sites, memorials, and exhibitions celebrating the Birpai people, the region’s first inhabitants, and the early British settlement from 1821 with its fascinating convict and free settler history.

  • Business & retail
    Large shopping complexes and boutiques that draw people from across the region.

  • Medical services
    Access the region’s expanded hospital and medical facilities, with leading specialists, consultants and allied health professionals calling Port Macquarie their home.

  • Beaches
    The intriguing rocky coves and open sandy beaches around the coastline are a haven for beachcombers, body surfers and wave riders. You will find coastal walks, an historic lighthouse and lookouts that are breathtaking.

  • Crafts and markets
    There’s regular local crafts and fresh produce markets along with regional festivals, all year.

  • Places of worship
    There are numerous active churches and religious places of worship in and surrounding Port Macquarie that welcome both visitors and local residents.


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