Local Getaways: The Best of the Best Holiday Homes Across Australia

Taking A Look at Predictions For 2019 in The Australian Housing Market
Robyn Foyster Robyn Foyster has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team


Jan 23, 2021

If you want to know the favourite Australian holiday homes to rent, then check out the best of the best places on offer in Australia for a fun, romantic, or unique getaway.

Whether you are looking for an indulgent escape in South Australia or a pet-friendly stay in Victoria, the holiday homes below will inspire you to start booking your next escape.

Here are five top Aussie holiday homes:

Mount Sturgeon Homestead, Victoria

Mount Sturgeon Homestead (seen above) is a beautifully restored, historic 1800’s colonial six bedroom house offering 5 king bedrooms and one bedroom with 2 singles. Featuring a formal lounge and dining room, sitting room, library collection, bathrooms complete with claw foot baths and a fully equipped kitchen. The Homestead also includes outdoor seating, wide verandah, vegetable garden and orchard. Set on a working farm, enjoy the sweeping views of Wurgarri (Mount Sturgeon).

The Carriage – Mundaring, Perth Hills, WA.

Mundaring is the perfect location to take in thePerth Hills & Swan Valley vineyards, local country pubs, fine dining restaurants, weekend markets and more!! El alojamiento The Carriage comprises of a lounge, dining and kitchen area with a beautifully restored “Petit Godin” 19th century fireplace, a bedroom featuring a super king sized bed and separate bathroom.

the carriage

Snellings View, North Coast, SA

Snellings View is a beautifully appointed beach retreat on Kangaroo Island – one of earth’s last unspoilt refuges. Snellings View comprises two identical homes connected by a central reception-style entrance. Accommodation is available for up to 12 people using both homes, or for up to six people in either the east or west home. It is ideal for families who want to holiday together.

Elevation Byron Bay, Byron Bay, NSW

Elevation is a luxury residence where you can relax, spend quality time with friends and family, and create some of those lasting holiday memories. This new architecturally designed and styled house is in town with close proximity to restaurants, shops and the beach. Focused around indoor / outdoor living, it seamlessly connects the kitchen, living and dining areas with the outside north facing deck, pool and spa. Elevated to enjoy hinterland views and sunsets.

Elevation Byron Bay

Mali Mali, Port Douglas, QLD

Mali Mali has amazing views of mountains and oceans. Exceptional and luxurious with a price tag to match – AU$1,007 avg/night. The villa sleeps eight and has a swimming pool, and the benefit of being pet friendly.

The Cube – Murray Bridge, Murray Bridge

Floating Eco Pod, is designed as a stylish getaway for 2 people right on the Murray River. Come to Relax, Unwind & Float…..Simply stunning! Whether it’s a Romantic getaway or just Because this stunning Floating house for two is the place to be!! Secluded… tranquil…. this stunning little piece of paradise will relax your soul & sooth the body… swing in the Egg Chair, kayak, Fish or …do nothing!


By Robyn Foyster Robyn Foyster has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team


Robyn Foyster is the owner and publisher of the lifestyle websites TheCarousel.com, GameChangers.com.au and WomenLoveTech.com. She is the only person to edit and publish Australia's three biggest flagship magazines - The Australian Women's Weekly, Woman's Day and New Idea. Robyn was Group Publisher of Bauer Media's most successful and prestigious magazines including Woman's Day, Good Health, Grazia and ran Hearst in Australia including Harper’s BAZAAR, Cosmopolitan and madison. Voted one of B&T's 30 Most Powerful Women In Media at the Women in Media Awards Robyn was a keynote speaker at Pause 2021, Cebit & J&J Women In Leadership. Robyn was also the winner of the prestigious Magazine Publisher Association’s Editor of the Year award.



The Carousel