After what seems like a long and arduous year, Summer is finally here and Victoria is looking towards a COVID- Safe future. If you are lucky enough to work from CoWork Me, a coworking space in St Kilda. You are positioned near many iconic locations.
St Kilda, a beachside suburb, is a must-visit for tourists and locals. There are plenty of cafes, bars, and activities waiting to be discovered every day.
We have compiled a list of the Top 8 Things to experience in St Kilda:
ST KILDA BEACH:
It’s not summer until you’ve spent a day by the seaside along St Kilda Beach, a short walk from CoWork Me. With so much going on by the foreshore, it’s hard to miss the bikini-clad Volleyball players. The foreshore is a fitness hub with joggers and rollerblader racing past.
If working out isn’t your thing, you can also see some cute penguins at St Kilda Beach. Head on down to the breakwater where you will find the resident penguins burrowing in the rocks.
ST KILDA PIER:
St Kilda Pier offers amazing views of the beach as well as Melbourne’s city skyline.
If you take a walk or rollerblade down the pier, why not head to Little Blue for a glass of wine to enjoy the sunset.
THE HOTEL ESPLANADE (ESPY):
After closing their doors in 2015, The Espy received a well-deserved facelift before reopening. The reimagined Hotel Esplanade is now abuzz with music, laughter, dancing, arts, and cocktails. Perfect for after-work drinks, dance, or even a meal, The Espy does it all.
You can even head downstairs to the basement for live music. Check out their website to see who’s playing.
The Palais Theatre is much more than a concert venue. Since opening in 1927, the historic art deco theatre stands strong in the middle of St Kilda.
This venue has seen some incredible performances over the years. They include John Farnham, The Rolling Stones, Simply Red, and the Village People.
Luna Park, located on the foreshore, is hard to miss with its iconic giant mouth. Known as a major tourist attraction, Luna Park is super fun for all that attend. One of the rides; the Great Scenic Railway, surrounds the entire park with amazing views of St Kilda and the CBD.
So if you require an adrenaline hit, look no further than Luna Park.
Going shopping in St Kilda gives you a completely different experience than expected. With the perfect combination of high-end brands and local treasures, you are sure to find something that suits your style. Not only is Acland St known for shopping, but you can also take a quick break at one of the cafes or bakeries for a cake and coffee.
Known for the Grand Prix, Albert Park has more to offer than just watching cars go by. There is a range of activities on offer like dog walking, jogging, cycling, sailing, and rowing.
The Park is also surrounded by restaurants and playgrounds that all patrons should visit.
ST KILDA FESTIVAL:
This is Melbourne’s biggest free celebration held on the second Sunday in February each year. The St Kilda Festival takes over the suburb with many streets closed due to parades, market stalls, and music.
Each year there is a great lineup of iconic Australian bands and much fun to be had for all ages.