10 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Barwon Heads, Australia - Updated 2024

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Barwon Heads is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia that is known for having the best beaches. It is one of the best places to go fishing and paddleboarding. Avid golfers can visit The Barwon Heads Golf Club, which is home to one of the best championship courses in the country. While you are in the area, grab the chance to encounter different animals unique to Australia, such as koalas and kangaroos, in Jirrahlinga Koala and Wildlife Sanctuary. If you want to know more about this destination’s diverse sea life, Barwon Bluff Marine Sanctuary is an excellent place to start. Enjoy your stay in comfortable accommodation with home-like amenities. Read the article below for the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Barwon Heads, Australia.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on February 09, 2024.

1. Clean and elegant guest suite by the sea

Have a comfortable stay near the sea when you book this elegant guest suite. The all-white interiors make the place even more relaxing. It has two bedrooms and one private bath, accommodating up to four guests.

You will find the kitchenette complete with microwave, fridge, toaster, and tea- and coffee-making facilities. Free internet, parking, and a spacious garden are also accessible.

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Barwon Heads, Victoria, Australia
7.69 km (4.8 mi) from Adventure Park Geelong, Victoria
304 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful garden with views from bedrooms and living room
large luxurious bathroom and lots of thoughtful touches such as coffee milk menus etc
clean accurate and communication was easy
accommodation was very clean with very comfortable beds
very clean and was exactly what we were looking for
clean and modern great place to stay
beautiful clean friendly and lovely place
sandy is a great host
sandy & jen are wonderful hosts
friendly hosts and easy parking
sandy was a great host and we were very happy with the space
sandy and his wife were absolutely lovely hosts and were very accommodating
nice location and comfortable stay
lovely place walking distance from the main street
the location is superb; close to town with good access to all of barwon heads
location was also a big bonus
house is beautiful and in a great location
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2. Bower's Nest

This stylish and modern house near the beach comes with two bedrooms and can sleep up to four guests. It has a kitchen complete with appliances and cooking essentials so you can prepare meals for everyone.

There is no need to bring your whole closet with you as laundry facilities are available in the house. Indoor entertainment includes a TV with streaming services, a record player, Bluetooth-ready sound system, books, and board games.

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Barwon Heads, Victoria, Australia
8.1 km (5.1 mi) from Adventure Park Geelong, Victoria
81 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were super comfy too
stunning polished concrete floors lovely kitchen really private
however things that would make a longer stay especially if working during the day more comfortable (e
nikki's place was gorgeous sparkling clean and very relaxing
it’s modern stylish exceptionally clean and comfortable
the place is clean spacious calming and private
photos just don’t do this beautiful home justice styled perfect spotlessly clean very homely such peaceful little spot
we really appreciated the spaciousness cleanliness comfort and attention to detail and homeliness throughout the accommodation
host was very helpful
host was great - so easy to communicate and excellent recommendations
nikki was a great host - quick to respond and available when we needed her
such a beautiful place and wonderful host thank you nikki
nikki is an amazing host and her communication and kindness is 100%
great location and great home
only a short walk into town made visiting the shops a breeze wish we could move in
what a lovely place to stay beautifully appointed and in a lovely quiet location - highly recommend
it’s a big house with a super long hallway two queen bedrooms and spacious central bathroom
it was our first holiday as a family and we loved the location over the easter long weekend
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3. Family-friendly retreat with an outdoor deck (from USD 158)

Just one block from Hitchcock Avenue, this vacation home that can accommodate up to six guests is perfect for a summer getaway. It has three bedrooms and one bathroom. You can host a small gathering while having a barbeque in the grassy outdoor area. Internet and parking space are also available.

If you’re traveling with your kids, you can request toys, a highchair, and cots to make your stay more comfortable. Other amenities include laundry facilities, a complete kitchen, heating, and air conditioning.

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Barwon Heads, Victoria, Australia
8.08 km (5.1 mi) from Adventure Park Geelong, Victoria
162 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this is my second stay and would happily stay again the wifi sometimes dropped out though
perfect for family getaways with lovely big back yard sup and bunk beds and cot etc
spacious clean with everything we needed
perfect position and very clean
the house is very comfortable and clean with simple and beautiful styling
the house was impeccably clean and had everything we needed for a very comfortable stay
the house is very cozy fitted out nicely and was very clean
jess was a great host
jess was a great host easy contactable and prompt
jess is a fantastic host - prompt communicator very attentive to any need or questions asked
the host was very responsive and great communication
jess was a great host super easy to deal with and the property is in great walking distance
the location is perfect
great location and very easy walking distance to the main strip and the beach
great location and a nice house
fantastic location close to the shops and restaurants
perfect location we could walk everywhere
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4. Cottesloe Beach Shack (from USD 171)

Never leave your furry friend behind when you travel to Barwon Heads. This pet-friendly beach shack has been around since the 1960s and has been renovated to suit modern needs. The property has internet access, chrome cast, and Bluetooth technology that allows guests to connect and enjoy their favorite shows and music.

It has a fenced yard that is the perfect place for kids and pets to run around in while you relax in the hammock under the tree. Linen, bath towels, and basic bathroom amenities are already provided.

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Barwon Heads, Victoria, Australia
7.16 km (4.5 mi) from Adventure Park Geelong, Victoria
209 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wood heater was great as our stay was a little chilly
the cottage had everything you could possibly need for a comfortable stay
beds are comfy everything was clean and all the amenities you could hope for
beds were a little bit hard for our comfort
it was beautiful cozy comfortable and the styling is lovely
clean quiet and cosy
the place was very clean and had everything you needed to relax the weekend away
stylish cottage very clean and close to town
gorgeous retro inspired beach shack thoughtfully styled super clean and well appointed
rebecca is the perfect host too
loved the fire pit our host was also really helpful
rebecca and david were excellent hosts they were very accommodating and responded very quickly
found the host rebecca to be responsive communicator everything went as arranged
rebecca & david were good to deal with and helpful and responsive
easy walk to shopping strip
perfect location to beach street and park
but close to a playground and nice woodland walk
great location well presented and equipped
great location really comfy beds
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5. Well-equipped rental near Ocean Beach (from USD 147)

Avoid worrying about getting a nice place near the beach as this property is less than a 10-minute walk from Ocean Beach and Barwon River. The open dining and living area allows everyone on the trip to have a memorable bonding experience while watching TV and DVD.

Meanwhile, the kitchen has the essential cooking equipment to prepare delicious meals. Sleeping arrangements include a room with a queen-sized bed and another room with two single beds.

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Barwon Heads, Victoria, Australia
8.3 km (5.2 mi) from Adventure Park Geelong, Victoria
314 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
our three year old loved the toy cupboard fully equipped kitchen and pantry staples
amazing cooking utensils beautiful breakfast and great setup for small kids
clean comfortable and spacious
clean and very comfortable with well stocked kitchen
it was clean comfortable and really well equipped
the place was tidy clean and so comfortable
the house is clean and has everything that we needed
alex is a responsive and friendly host
alex was a great host and easy to stay in touch
alex is an excellent host
the personal touches make this accommodation feel like a home and alex is a responsive thoughtful host
alex is a great host and her communication is second to none
the location is fantastic
fabulous location near beach and main street
perfect location only a short walk to the beach and main street
the location was fabulous just a short walk to shops cafe and beach
alex's place is at a perfect location a short walking distance from the local cafe and the beach
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6. Asmara Retreat (from USD 97)

If you are a solo traveler or you’re traveling with your special someone, this guest suite is definitely worth checking out. The chic interior mixed with the laid-back beach ambiance promises guests a comfortable and stylish stay. The rental is equipped with a cozy queen-sized bed, a bathtub, tea- and coffee-making facilities, bar fridge, kettle, and toaster.

The property is in a quiet neighborhood but is only a three-minute drive from Main Street, so you can enjoy privacy as well as easy access to nearby cafes and restaurants.

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Barwon Heads, Victoria, Australia
6.91 km (4.3 mi) from Adventure Park Geelong, Victoria
366 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
perfect place to stay gorgeous room beautiful courtyard and outdoor bath and quiet peaceful location
very clean comfy bed and pillows
great stay very clean and tidy
clean neat tidy well presented and lovely and quiet
di is a very kind host
dianne was nothing short of obliging and helpful with every request i had
dianne was great to communicate with and was super helpful
private and location was ideal for us
great relaxing trip away and still close to everything
great location well presented and so quite
serene and well appointed studio in a great location
it is very relaxing and soothing the minute you walk in
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7. Modern bungalow in a garden (from USD 91)

Hear the birds sing and take your morning coffee among the lush greens when you stay in this bungalow, which is located in a well-kept garden at the host’s family home.

It comes with a queen-sized bed, TV and DVD player, refrigerator, microwave, toaster, kettle, and dining utensils. You can also stay connected or do remote work as the place comes with internet access. This vacation home is only a 15-minute walk away from Main Street and the surrounding beaches in the area.

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Barwon Heads, Victoria, Australia
7.26 km (4.6 mi) from Adventure Park Geelong, Victoria
328 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bungalow had everything we needed for a quiet and comfortable stay
it was also spotless with a beautiful design
the bungalow was very clean and set in a beautiful garden
the place was extremely clean had beautiful personal touches and lovely people
peaceful little bungalow very clean great spot
kerrie's place was very clean and had everything we needed for our stay
kerrie is a fantastic host
kerrie was a wonderful host the bungalow was idyllic
kerrie was a caring thoughtful and kind host who was always quick to communicate
kerrie had everything ready for us and was a wonderful host
kerrie was such a gracious accommodating and flexible host
beautiful little bungalow in a great location
this is a great location with all the essentials provided
kerrie’s bungalow was very clean and in a good location not too far from the main strip of shops
perfect location and perfect space for a beach getaway
good suggestions of what to do and a nice location next to the skatepark :)
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8. The Break (from USD 172)

A few meters from Barwon River, you’ll find this chic one-bedroom house called The Break. This property has floor-to-ceiling glass windows that allow natural light to illuminate the place. The TV has streaming services that can help keep you entertained indoors.

You will also be encouraged to create delicious meals using the kitchen’s modern appliances. A work desk and high-speed internet access are also available. Washer, dryer, and free parking are some of the added amenities included for your convenience.

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Barwon Heads, Victoria, Australia
6.64 km (4.2 mi) from Adventure Park Geelong, Victoria
220 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
air con + fan was a plus
beautiful space with great kitchen and excellent book and dvd collection
great modern century vibes comfortable cozy a well equiped and practical kitchen
super comfy bed for the best sleep i’ve had in ages
beautiful interior which is very cosy and comfortable
clean comfortable and well equipped
it was nice and clean and had everything you need
stylish very comfortable bed and very clean
the facilities are clean and well appointed
clean cosy and stylish michelle’s place was perfect for our few days away
a beautiful place with a nice host
thank you so much for hosting us
hosts are quick to respond and check in check out was very easy
nice peaceful location but also very close town
awesome location awesome unique accommodation
beautiful property and great location
a great place to get away for the weekend close to shops the beach
close to a beautiful walk along barwon river and not far from the town center
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9. Light-filled apartment best for couples (from USD 150)

Get easy access to local shops and restaurants when you choose this apartment located on top of a wellness spa. It has two bedrooms, each equipped with queen-sized beds, and sleeps a maximum of four people.

Basic bathroom amenities, access to laundry facilities, and internet are included in your stay. Meanwhile, cooking essentials, dinnerware, and other appliances are available for use.

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Barwon Heads, Victoria, Australia
8.24 km (5.2 mi) from Adventure Park Geelong, Victoria
188 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the photos don’t do this apartment justice
beautiful touches with the styling and the lovely toiletries for use in the bathroom
the beds were comfortable and the area quiet at night
everything modern super clean and working
super modern and very clean
modern and clean apartment with everything we needed for a relaxing getaway
the apartment was modern comfortable clean - perfect for a beach holiday
clean accommodation with lots of natural sunlight in the living room and comfy beds
the hosts were just so helpful it really was amazing
great and easy communication with host
wayne ( the host) was great with communication before we arrived
wayne was also super helpful and easy to communicate with
great location with everything you need
great location so central and has everything you need
a really fantastic location right in the heart of everything
gorgeous apartment in a prime location
stylish apartment and the best location
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10. Luxurious haven with sea views (from USD 196)

Spend your vacation in a luxurious loft by booking this property. Wake up to the morning sea breeze and enjoy your coffee while admiring the view from your private balcony. There are two bedrooms and one and a half baths suitable for up to four guests.

After preparing a homemade meal in the kitchen, lounge on the cozy sofa or the dining area while enjoying your favorite shows on TV. Restaurants, pubs, and golf courses are within walking distance from the property.

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Barwon Heads, Victoria, Australia
8.4 km (5.3 mi) from Adventure Park Geelong, Victoria
114 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire loft 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment is gorgeous super spacious and light-filled
the shower was also a treat to use
sofa super comfy as were the beds
we had a very relaxing & comfortable stay at emily's
an absolutely stunning apartment everything was perfect
very clean and comfortable
very nicely decorated & clean
clean and comfortable will be there again
the space is immaculately clean and everything is so well put together
emily's loft is as spacious clean and comfortable as the photos suggest
emily was super helpful and quick to respond to any questions we had
emily was a super helpful and responsive host will hopefully be back one day
very smooth check in procedure and great communication with the host
amazing location and emily was a great host friendly and responsive
perfect stay in an ideal location
incredibly central location yet so quiet and relaxing
great place in a great location
fabulous apartment in a wonderful location
it is also in a really great location
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Feel at home in Barwon Heads

Sometimes, cooking your own meals and being able to wash your clothes while on vacation helps make your trip more cost-efficient. Make your vacation more laidback and feel right at home when you stay in one of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Barwon Heads, Australia.

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