Bronte, situated just over a kilometer south of Bondi, boasts an east-facing beach that catches swells from various directions. However, its challenging conditions, owing to bulky headlands to the north and south, as well as clusters of submerged rocks, can prove difficult for swimmers.

The premium wave at Bronte is shaped by the south headland, but it breaks across rocks, making it suitable only for confident board-riders.

Yet, these same rocks create a sheltered natural pool adored by parents with young children. Additionally, an ocean-fed lap pool nestled beneath the south headland offers one of Sydney's finest saltwater swimming experiences, with free entry.

A spacious grassy park behind the beach features barbecues and picnic tables and transitions into a wooded gully flanked by rows of upscale residences on opposing hillsides.

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