Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Portarlington, Australia - Updated 2024

Anne Nicole
Anne Nicole 
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Portarlington is a historic seaside town on the northern outskirts of the Bellarine Peninsula. This laidback coastal town exudes a distinct charm nestles amid vineyards, native parklands, and pristine beaches. Spectacular views of Port Philip Bay welcome visitors, and a wide range of village cafes and boutique shops are just waiting to be discovered. This place is an idyllic holiday spot for every type of tourist, offering various activities tailored for all ages. Here, you can reward yourself with a day on the water at Portarlington Beach, take a tour and samples vintages at family-owned wineries, treat your kids or friends at Daniel’s Donuts, or have a family picnic at Portarlington Miniature Railway. While exploring this charming town, you’ll need a comfortable place to stay. Check our list below for the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Portarlington, 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. Blake’s Beach House (from USD 153)

This contemporary townhouse is a stone’s throw from the main beach and village conveniences. It allows guests to have an authentic nature retreat without parting with modern amenities. Guests will find three queen bedrooms, two private bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, and a well-lit living area. You can hang out in the backyard if you wish to recharge over a cup of coffee or a glass of wine.

Famous wineries, such as Jack Rabbit Vineyard, Terindah Estate, and The Whiskery, are easily accessible by car.

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Portarlington, Victoria, Australia
645 meters (0.5 ft) from Portarlington Pier
176 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
super comfortable beds and tvs in every bedroom
a modern and extremely comfortable stay thank your
modern comfortable and warm
the house was clean close to facilities and well equipped with kitchen utensils tea coffee etc
a comfortable relaxed environment with all conveniences provided
Cleanliness:
sparkling clean and well appointed
clean cheerful and well presented
the house was very clean and well stocked
house was very clean with everything you needed
it was spotless and very comfortable and homely
Host:
beautiful home and a lovely host
sharyn was a lovely host to deal with
sharyn the host was very easy to deal with
sharyn was very helpful in giving us directions and details needed
sharyn was very lovely and helpful with accommodating our stay
Location:
the location was perfect very central
we loved the location so close to everything
great location for this immaculate home
beautifully furnished house close to shop
stylish place in a great location
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2. Alison Views

Alison Views is an immaculately furnished unit located in the Tower Hill precinct. In this luxurious accommodation, guests have exclusive access to a private saltwater pool. To recharge, you may take quick dips or long laps, then observe the breathtaking coast during your downtime.

The entire property can accommodate eight people. From here, guests can access the local beaches, the ferry, the local golf club, and the best wineries in town. It will only take 30 minutes on foot or 5 minutes through a shuttle service.

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Portarlington, Victoria, Australia
1.47 km (1.0 mi) from Portarlington Pier
37 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 8 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
best accommodation i have stayed in beautiful location stunning views gorgeous rooms excellent amenities and outstanding host joanne
great place amazing view from pool very modern well finished place
Cleanliness:
really nice clean home with amazing views
your very generous hospitality cleanliness and well appointed accommodation made for a relaxing and enjoyable weekend
Host:
joanne was a great host
joanne was a fantastic host
owner is super helpful and accommodating thanks so much
well laid out exceptionally finished thoughtful touches and a wonderful host to greet you in
joanne was very responsive and helpful by giving us some very helpful tips for the local area
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3. Cozy bungalow with relaxing garden views (from USD 82)

Perfectly sized for a couple’s getaway or solo retreats, this cozy bungalow can sleep two people. The property features a private bathroom, beachy décor, and a brick fireplace. Aside from the traditional heating element, the queen bed also has an electric blanket to keep guests warm during chilly nights. From here, you can reach the local wineries, the beach, and golf courses on foot.

A complimentary continental breakfast is served every morning. Guests also have access to the shared backyard, where you can enjoy a barbecue party at night or relax amid nature in the morning.

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Portarlington, Victoria, Australia
966 meters (0.7 ft) from Portarlington Pier
415 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lovely thoughtful touches with breakfast amenities provided as well
good wifi big tv easy communications
a great continental breakfast provided comfortable couch and bed - all complemented by an amazing fire
everything was absolutely amazing very clean gorgeous cottage and the supplies breakfast was beaut and a lovely touch
very much as described nicely decorated space ( studio room ) v comfy bed
Cleanliness:
it was impeccably clean and thougtfully arranged
the place was so lovely clean and quiet
very comfortable spotless and spacious
a very clean well equipped private self contained cabin that exceeds what airbnb typically offers
plenty of room sparkling clean and very comfortable bed
Host:
great host and excellent hospitality
great little apartment with truly delightful hosts
great spot to stay and the host really are super host
the hosts are lovely and we highly recommend this little place
a beautiful bungalow and amazing host
Location:
a beautiful beach and many restaurants are close by
great location close to the main street and pier and short drive to queenscliff
great location gorgeous room with everything we needed
denise's place is great and very close to the events in portarlington
denise's place is excellent for a weekend away
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4. Family-friendly accommodation near the beach (from USD 82)

This rental is a single-level home, perfect for families with kids or elderly members. The three bedrooms can comfortably accommodate six guests. As guests, you also get exclusive access to the functional kitchen and the spacious outdoor backyard. Stay connected with everyone back home by using the free Wi-Fi.

This family-friendly home is within walking distance of the beach and close to the miniature railway, parks, and the township.

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Portarlington, Victoria, Australia
1.99 km (1.3 mi) from Portarlington Pier
300 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
duc even has improved the house by adding a gas heater in the living room
is not modern but very comfortable and had everything we needed
great location and the wifi and netflix are a great bonus older house but kept clean and neat
it makes the stay so much more comfortable
Cleanliness:
clean easy convenient place to connect with the ocean
duc and mia s house is very clean tidy and comfortable
very clean and has everything you need
the house is very clean and with everything you need
great house nice and clean and duc is very easy to deal with
Host:
duc were amazing hosts
easy dealing with host
duc is a fantastic host
duc is an amazing host and is very responsive and accommodating
hosts are very helpful and warm
Location:
great location close to woolies
great location just a few mins walk to the beach
location great for us close to friends
brilliant location close to the water
perfectly close to the beach
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5. Beachfront house with scenic views

This two-story property is in front of the beach, a great vantage point where guests are graced with stunning bay views from the deck. Aside from the beach, you can also see You Yangs and the city lights from here.

This property is an ideal holiday haven for big groups as it can accommodate eight guests. It features three bedrooms with a total of five beds, an open dining and living space, and a shared balcony overlooking the scenery. Your pets are also welcome to tag along and stay in this modern home.

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Portarlington, Victoria, Australia
2.52 km (1.6 mi) from Portarlington Pier
91 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 5 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a very comfortable home with a stunning view
the house was really comfortable with incredible views and great access to the beach
the photos of the rooms dont do the venue justice
this place is amazing and the views are great it’s modern clean comfortable and has everything you need
modern kitchen bathroom and it has everything you need for a comfortable stay in portarlington
Cleanliness:
the house was spotless & renovated beautifully
the house was lovely and clean and had absolutely everything we needed
clean modern bathroom with plenty of hot water for our winter getaway
the house had everything we needed it was clean and functional
Host:
thank you to the wonderful hosts who made sure we were okay
hosts were great and helpful
such friendly lovely hosts
hosts where very helpful and pleasant
wonderful beach house and best hosts ever
Location:
we loved the location as it was blissfully quiet
the house is beautiful and the location cannot be beat
it’s a great place to bring your fury mate and even he had a great time
great location perfect views we had a great relaxing time away in this beautiful place
overall lovely house and location
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6. Buckley’s Lookout (from USD 129)

This stylish rental boasts large glass windows that allow natural light into the home. From the spacious deck, guests are treated to uninterrupted bay views, too. This rental also features a private, fully fenced backyard if you feel like unwinding amid lovely greenery.

The property can sleep up to six guests and is designed for families with children, boasting inclusions such as a travel crib, a highchair, children’s books and toys, baby safety gates, and board games. The main area is equipped with a split system air conditioner and a cozy log fire for maximum comfort.

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Portarlington, Victoria, Australia
854 meters (0.6 ft) from Portarlington Pier
154 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable house with big toddler friendly deck stair gates high chair cot and stroller all provided
great beach house & views lovely relaxing & quiet very comfortable would stay again
comfortable house lots of games and dvds great for families
jill’s place was perfect so many extras included and plenty of room for 6 adults and a bub
wonderful stay clean comfortable fabulous views and so many thoughtful touches
Cleanliness:
the house was very clean and tidy
the place is so clean
the house is comfortable well appointed and very clean
the house was very clean comfortable and felt like a home away from home
very clean & many amenities left by the hosts
Host:
jill was a fantastic host and very accommodating
i highly recommend the host and the accommodation
jill the host was generous and thoughtful with the way the house was set up
it’s kid friendly with toys and games provided
jill’s place was amazing jill was very kind and willing to help with anything
Location:
location was perfect for a memorable family holiday
excellent location and very near (<10mins drive) restaurants playgrounds and the seaside
the house is close to everything and very comfortable
an easy walk to main street and jetty
fantastic location beautiful home would absolutely visit again
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7. Unique igloo cottage near the beach (from USD 140)

If you are looking for an extraordinary stay experience, this unique igloo cottage near the beach is for you. The property has three bedrooms and can sleep six guests. It features an outdoor dining area, the perfect spot for a barbecue dinner. Free Wi-Fi, a Netflix-ready TV, and a Playstation 3 are provided to keep you entertained.

The key highlight of this property is the elevated outdoor open deck that overlooks the pretty neighborhood and the nearby beach.

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Portarlington, Victoria, Australia
3.01 km (1.9 mi) from Portarlington Pier
98 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
place was clean and kitchen well stocked with basics
warm clean has everything you need
Host:
jess has been very responsive and helpful
Location:
great location and great place to stay
great location and fantastic space
great place to stay really close to the beach and plenty of space for the dogs to run around
the location was perfect and the home was so cute and immaculately clean
the accommodation communication and location was absolutely perfect for our family during our stay in portarlington
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8. Bayside bungalow with a private deck (from USD 79)

If you are planning to book accommodation for a solo trip or with one travel companion, this bayside bungalow is an excellent choice. The property is spotless and well-equipped with basic home amenities. This pet-friendly rental is situated in the backyard of the main house, but your privacy is guaranteed.

On the private deck, guests can sip their wine while observing the magnificent city skyline and the beautiful bay. For those keen to explore, the property is only 2 km (1.24 mi) from the town center, shops, cafes, and the beach.

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Portarlington, Victoria, Australia
1.69 km (1.1 mi) from Portarlington Pier
374 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very nice room and views equipped above and beyond with essentials for the stay
all amenities catered for and this made for a really comfortable stay
the view was gorgeous and the bed was super comfy - i slept like a baby
this air b & b is beautifully clean with a very comfortable bed
Cleanliness:
exceptionally clean and wonderfully fitted out
everything was clean and the place was so comfortable
clean and easy to check in
everything is so well laid out and spotlessly clean
lovely and clean and very homely
Host:
such a wonderful host
jen is a fantastic host
she was an awesome host giving us extra local tips to help with a future trip too
jen was very hospitable and easy to communicate with
great host and a great location
Location:
location is good close to everything
great location and check in was super easy
lovely place in a great location and everything you need for a comfortable stay
perfect place for a weekend away i would definitely recommend
jen’s place was perfect for my cycle trip in the area
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9. Zellie's Beach Resorts (from USD 91)

Up to four guests can comfortably stay in this streamlined rental with two bedrooms. The unit’s space is well-maximized and smartly decorated. Guests have easy access to the beach from here. Restaurants that serve fresh mussels and Daniel’s Donuts are also within walking distance.

For a relaxing stay, you can hang out in the backyard to soothe your mind and soul. You may bring your pets here, too, upon early notice. Note that Wi-Fi access is not available, ideal for a serene stay experience.

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Portarlington, Victoria, Australia
1.14 km (0.8 mi) from Portarlington Pier
175 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the location was perfect and the home was super comfortable it had all the amenities you ask for
Cleanliness:
extremely clean and tidy house
very clean bright and homely
amazing property clean and beautiful
very tidy and clean
it was clean and had everything we needed
Host:
hosts were very responsive
jan and sharon were great hosts very quick to communicate and answer any questions asked
jan & sharon were super helpful and generous
jan and sharon were really welcoming and provided lots of helpful information before we had even checked in
jan & sharon are very helpful and provide good local information
Location:
fantastic location walking distance to town and beaches
awesome location close to town about a 10 min walk and a 5 min walk to beach
beautiful location close to the beach and amazing places to walk and swim
easy to find nice location
close to great walking paths and nice stroll to the local shops
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10. Our Spot (from USD 154)

Dubbed by guests as a “home away from home,” this accommodation is a self-contained bungalow that a max of six people can occupy, ideal for a family or a group of friends visiting Portarlington. The property’s highlight is the large deck overlooking the bay and the You Yangs mountain range, the perfect spot to watch a romantic sunset.

Aside from fantastic beach and mountain sceneries, the place also offers tranquil garden views. Whether you’re staying for the weekend or long-term, this is indeed our spot!

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Portarlington, Victoria, Australia
988 meters (0.7 ft) from Portarlington Pier
74 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 5 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable and stylish decor with lots of thoughtful touches
it was very clean and comfortable with plenty of space along with a nice ambience
Cleanliness:
the house was exceptionally clean and great for families
fantastic accommodation nice spacious and clean facilities
the house was super clean
we had a great stay at katey’s place very clean and equiped with everything you need
it was so clean stylishly furnished and she has really thought of everything
Host:
thank you katey host was very welcoming x
thank you katey for being a great host
amazing host wonderful home and great location
thank you to katey for being the perfect host (responding to messages quickly providing tips)
a fabulous property with a fabulous host
Location:
a lovely warm welcoming and relaxing space walking distance to portarlington shops
katey's place in portarlington is stylish user friendly and located in a beautiful setting
this is a real home away from home located in a quiet part of beautiful portarlington
great location with a walk to the beach and short drives to wineries and surf beach
great place to stay to check out the nearby wineries
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Take a grape escape

This dreamy coastal township radiates a distinct local charm and a peaceful neighborly vibe. Here, you can admire the crystal waters and take a grape escape to the local wineries. After a fantastic day out, book one of the abovementioned Airbnb vacation rentals in Portarlington, Australia, and rest and re-energize.

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Anne Nicole, a graduate of Bachelor of Science in Tourism Management from Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila, worked as a travel writer for Trip101. Alongside her role as a literary editor and ESL...Read more

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