88 Years of Excellence

Jonah’s is one of Australia’s most spectacular ocean retreats located on Sydney’s Northern Beaches. The perfect location to escape, relax and indulge, Jonah’s will fulfil your dreams of that most relaxed getaway.

Renowned for its luxury, privacy and comfort, Jonah’s has hosted celebrities from entertainment, politics, business and royalty. Amongst the entertainers, Jonah’s has had the pleasure over its 87 year history of looking after Lord Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh, Sir Anthony Hopkins, Joan Collins, Members of Royal Family of Monaco, Mick Jagger, Jerry Hall, Bono, Rod Stewart, Justin Bieber, Rachel Griffiths, Jack Thompson, Sir Michael Caine, Engelbert Humperdinck, Ava Gardner, Dame Shirley Bassey, Googie Withers and John McCallum and Kevin Spacey, One Direction, Gerard Butler, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Queen, JiaJia Deng, Sam Smith, Jesinta Campbell and Buddy Franklin, Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond & James May from Top Gear, Brian Johnson – Lead singer of ACDC plus many others.

Jonah’s eleven Ocean Retreat accommodation rooms are stylishly appointed with luxurious furnishings. Each room features a private balcony, spa and spectacular 180o views over the Pacific Ocean. For small groups or those wanting further privacy, Jonah’s Private is located adjacent to the main lodge. This secluded residence features it own entrance, large private balcony and swimming pool.

Jonah’s restaurant offers Contemporary Australian cuisine showcasing some exceptional Australian and international produce and an extensive wine list offering more than 1,600 wines drawn from a cellar containing over 6,000 bottles of vintage Australian and international wines.

With breathtaking views, a spectacular outdoor Terrace and an cliff-top garden, Jonah’s offers the perfect location for your wedding or special function. Our professional staff will dedicate themselves to creating a truly memorable occasion for you and your guests.

Jonah’s is also the perfect environment for your executive retreats and business meetings. With our first-class customer service and acclaimed facilities, business groups will experience a truly unique, professional and private environment for their working sessions. The Jonah’s experience is faultless attention to detail and bespoke service.

Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide

One Chef's Hat Award
2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017


Gault & Millau

Awarded Jonah’s Restaurant 17/20 and four hats
in 2014 & 2015. Awarded 16/20 and three hats in 2016


Gourmet Traveller Wine

Winner Best Australian Hotel Restaurant Wine List
2015 & 2016

Gourmet Traveller Wine

Winner Best Hotel Restaurant List at the 2015 Wine List of the Year Awards

Awarded 3 Glasses in Australia's Wine List of the Year
2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016

Gourmet Traveller Wine

Winner Best Wine List in NSW


Savour Australia

Best Restaurant Wine List – Extensive
Best Metropolitan Wine List featuring NSW Wines



Weddings Industry Professionals of Australia

Awarded Three Diamonds


US Wine Spectator

Winner of 2 Glasses in the US Wine Spectator Wine List of the Year Awards
2011 & 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016

Tourism Accommodation Australia

Winner Metropolitan Restaurant of the Year – Deluxe Hotel
2015 & Highly Commended in 2016

Chef of the Year - Highly Commended in 2016

World Luxury Hotel Awards

Best Luxury Coastal Hotel
2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016

Trip Advisor

Certificate of Excellence
2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016


Weddings Events of Australia

Winner Wedding Venue of the Year - Boutique

Restaurant & Catering Awards

Award for Excellence - Tourism Restaurant

Australian Hotels Association NSW

Function Venue of the Year