You know when you discover somewhere you like so much you're in two minds about telling anyone else about it incase they spoil the party? The locals are likely to be a bit fed up with you too. Hey ho, have to tell you: take a trip to Cronulla.
Ok, it's a bit south of Sydney on the train (45 mins), but it's a little gem and you could always read a good book/check your messages en route to pass the time. Fab beaches; cute ferry; great fish & chips; and the sunsets aren't bad either.
True Brew serves the best flat-white and smoothies in town; and it's next to the movie house where I cried through Les Mis. What is it with Hugh Jackman? He's simply the best of Oz. Sadly, I'm not saying this through personal experience; just guessing.