Australia’s best holiday rentals to book for a weekend getaway

Now's the time to book for the Easter long weekend ahead.
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With a long weekend looming (hello, Easter), we’re already daydreaming of stunning faraway retreats to escape to. To give you a headstart in holiday planning, we’ve gathered our picks of the best holiday rentals that Australia has on offer this year. 

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Below, discover a range of incredible properties on offer all around the country. Places as far flung as Yallingup in Western Australia, all the way to Dover, Tasmania’s most southern town, with all the usual glamorous suspects such as Byron Bay and Port Douglas in between.

These properties not only serve as a chance for you to put your feet up, but they are also undeniably gorgeous, quietly feeding our hunger for beautiful interior decoration, architecture and design.

Ready for a well-deserved break? Read on for a curated selection of stays that will inspire your next holiday… 

Australia’s best holiday rentals 2023


Byron Hinterland at Eqeleni award-winning retreat 

Enter through a private driveway to this resort-style home nestled on the hillside of the Byron hinterland. With majestic postcard views at every angle, Byron Hinterland will take your breath away. Suitable for up to 10 guests.



Snellings View

Enjoy uninterrupted views of Kangaroo Island’s pristine coastline whilst taking advantage of the spacious and fully appointed open-plan living, dining and kitchen areas. Available as shared accommodation for 12 or as private facilities for two to six.


Australia's best holiday rentals

Studio Five Apartment

Architecturally designed, this self-contained studio in Alice Springs is nestled in a lush, landscaped garden overlooking a saltwater pool – it’s as tranquil as it gets. Soak up the sun and blue sky by the pool, and experience the magic of the stars under the clear night skies.


The Bahama House, Port Douglas

The Bahama House, Port Douglas

An amazing tropical holiday awaits at The Bahama House in Port Douglas. Whether that’s soaking up the sun poolside, or you’re taking a short one-minute stroll to the beach, a weekend here will fly by. Featuring high timber ceilings, stone and marble throughout coupled with British Colonial furniture and artwork that reflects the vibrancy of the Caribbean, it’s easy to see why The Bahama House is a popular choice for many. 


Sea ranch Wye River

Sea Ranch, Wye River

When we think of Sea Ranch we think of magnificent views. Floor-to-ceiling ocean-facing glass windows at the accommodation offer 180 degree beach views from Wye Point to Kennett River and beyond. Its clever layout ensures postcard-worthy views wherever you are in the house.


Woodbridge Vista, Yallingup

Woodbridge Vista, Yallingup 

Take in views extending over treetops to Geographe Bay from the pool at Woodbridge Vista. This property oozes character and charm. Relax on a pool lounge and keep the kids (big or small) entertained thanks to its ‘Games Cave’, tree swing, trampoline, funky monkey climbing frame, and more.


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