6 design-forward Airbnbs for your next Mornington Peninsula getaway

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For those who love coastside living, it’s hard to look past the gem that is the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria. Dotted with golden beaches and luscious vineyards that you could spend days on end exploring, it’s the ultimate backdrop for a well-deserved R&R holiday.

So, if you’ve been planning to visit the Mornington Peninsula, we’ve got you covered with the best Airbnbs to book to ensure your stay is comfortable yet stylish. Below, we’ve curated the most design-forward Airbnbs that will tick the boxes for interior fiends and those who just love to cruise from cellar door to cellar door alike.

Mornington Peninsula: The best Airbnbs to book 2024


Oakstone Estate

Entire guesthouse in Mornington

Best for: outdoor entertaining

Situated in the heart of Mornington, Oakstone Estate is set on a charming yet quiet private property. This guesthouse features a stunning full-sized kitchen fitted out with a marble island, while the capacious lounge area features polished concrete floors and a grand cathedral ceiling. And, if having an indoor fireplace is a non-negotiable, rest assured that requirement will be ticked off swiftly at Oakstone Estate.

Key features:

  • Open fireplace and gas log fireplace
  • Outdoor pool
  • Heated spa


YOKO luxury cabin

Entire home in Rye

Best for: couples or smaller groups

Influenced by Japanese and Nordic design, this cabin is nestled on a quiet road on the cusp of Blairgowrie, on the southern end of the Mornington Peninsula. Equipped with an outdoor deck, a BBQ, and a garden firepit, it sets the perfect scene for a cosy night in.

Key features:

  • Outdoor deck with BBQ and garden fire pit
  • Scandinavian wood heater
  • Framed Smart TV


Rye Coastal Retreat

Entire home in Rye

Best for: dog owners

Indulge in relaxing coastal interiors at the Rye Coastal Retreat. Featuring a north-facing veranda and an open-plan lounge that is flooded with natural light, it’s the perfect Airbnb for young families with pets.

Key features:

  • Dog friendly
  • 10-minute walk to No 16 Ocean Beach


Hamptons Retreat

Entire home in Mount Martha

Best for: large families

Featured on both the Postcards Travel Show and The Block, this architecturally designed beachside holiday house is made for the Hamptons-obsessed. Featuring four spacious bedrooms split between two levels, this home can accommodate up to 10 guests at one given time. Our favourite part is the stylish master bedroom and its romantic Juliette-style balcony. Oh, and not to mention the sweeping coastal views of course.

Key features:

  • Two-level design
  • Open-plan living room
  • Complimentary concierge service and bottle of wine


Fox House

Entire home in Mount Martha

Best for: light-filled living

Just 300 meters from Mount Martha is a gorgeous light-filled three-bedroom Airbnb, Fox House. Exuding tranquillity and relaxation, Fox House features a wood-burning fire for colder evenings, a solar-heated pool and a cedar hot tub, as well as soaring cathedral ceilings that bring in an abundance of natural light all year round.

Key features:

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Solar-heated pool and cedar hot tub
  • Wood burning fireplace


The Bay Crest Manor

Entire home in Mount Eliza

Best for: awe-inspiring views

Nestled at the end of a cul-de-sac on the Mornington Peninsula, the most luxurious accommodation option is available for those who love the finer things in life. With incredible bay views and meticulously landscaped gardens, it’s the epitome of luxury European villa living. You’ll be greeted by a marble reception hall that leads you to an inviting formal sitting and dining room, coupled with a cosy fireplace.

Key features:

  • Sleeps up to 8 guests
  • Wood-fire oven
  • Fire pit and gas log fireplace
  • 600-metres from Sunnyside Beach
  • Large outdoor chessboard

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