10 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Sandy Bay, Australia


Explore scenic Sandy Bay, a place surrounded by gorgeous beaches and majestic mountains. It is home to Hobart Twilight Market, where you can shop, and Long Beach Reserve, a nice spot where kids can play. Located in Tasmania, Sandy Bay has a convenient location. With breathtaking scenery and exciting attractions, Sandy Bay is a place for those who want to unleash their pent-up energy and experience an adventure. If you feel peckish, be sure to taste the famous burgers by Devils Kitchen Cafe. After a day of traveling, the only thing you will wish for is a plush bed. To save you time and trouble, read on for a list of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Sandy Bay, Australia.

1. Lovely guesthouse for two (from USD 136)

Find joy in this one-bedroom home designed to help couples rejuvenate themselves. Fitted with Scandinavian-inspired furniture, it comes with a spacious living area that overlooks Mountain Wellington.

If you can’t get enough of the picturesque views, head to the balcony and watch the sun dip behind the mountains in the evening. To bring this vacation up a notch, make yourself a cocktail using the liquor provided by the hosts. For guests’ convenience, this home features comprehensive bath facilities and air-conditioning.

Waimea Tasmania | Sandy Bay #waimeatasmania
Sandy Bay, Tasmania, Australia
202 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we stayed for a week and it had everything we needed to be more than comfortable
it is stylishly presented with so many thoughtful details as well as feeling spotless and fresh
sandy bay is stunning and georgie and stu were extremely helpful
thanks so much for being a warm host and making us feel welcome on arrival
definitely a top tier airbnb and very kind hosts we’d love to stay again
the hosts are kind personable and so generous with beautifully executed thoughtful touches
genuinely fabulous hosts who take pride in the property
great location and value for money
a perfect location and set up so beautifully
within easy walking distance of all the things for those of us that love the outdoors
great location beyond beautifully decorated space and wonderful hospitality
it was in a great location lots of cafes around
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2. Clean guest suite with patio (from USD 102)

This picture-perfect guest suite features floor-to-ceiling windows, a patio, and a spa bathtub. It can accommodate up to three visitors, and guests will feel energized by the amount of natural light flooding its interiors. The comfortable home is located close to Hobart, making it easy if you need to make a quick trip to the supermarket.

Here, you won’t have to worry about going hungry in the morning. Start your day by enjoying the breakfast necessities the friendly host has prepared. Guests are welcome to use the barbecue grill in the garden that overlooks the sea.

26 BirNB, location and amazing views
Sandy Bay, Tasmania, Australia
261 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 3

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Amenities & Room:
fantastic apartment with even better views
a wonderful apartment with incredible views highly recommend
most comfortable spa bath comfy bed and lovely furnishings
everything we needed had been thought of from fruit bathroom amenities and lots of lovely linens and towels
this was gorgeous place to stay the views were incredible and the accommodation was a really comfortable retreat
really clean and comfortable bed
it was very clean and comfortable
great house clean everything you need and more
better than any 5 star hotel it’s also incredibly clean and in a great spot
the house was just so beautiful clean and had a spectacular view
tony is a friendly host
tony was a lovely host
perfect host who respected our privacy at all times
the host tony was extremely accommodating and a great communicator
nice host getting everything prepared for you on your arrival
great location and only a quick drive to central hobart
the location is very central too and hobart is lovely
first the location overlooking (and close to) hobart is beautiful
such a beautiful relaxing private space but close to the best hobart has to offer
lovely location views to die for super easy communication
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3. Modern home with fully equipped kitchen (from USD 114)

Only five minutes from Long Beach, this home can accommodate up to four guests. It has a cozy living area that comes with a smart TV and a variety of games to keep guests entertained. Whenever you feel hungry but don’t want to leave the comfort of your home, you can check out the fully equipped kitchen. There are cookies, crackers, and beverages awaiting you.

This rental comes with plenty of sunlight and is close to bustling cafes and restaurants. It is perfect for travelers who want to spend time exploring the area’s gorgeous attractions.

Sandy Bay Gem
88 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

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Amenities & Room:
the kitchen was well equipped with everything we needed and it made our stay even more comfortable
well appointed and easy to use kitchen bathroom and android tv system
great location and excellent views in a cosy and comfortable space
very comfortable well stocked a perfect location and view of the river
this apartment is very clean light and well appointed
very clean and nice view
this unit is a lovely clean spacious home
the place was really clean and tidy and had all the creature comforts you would want and need
it was clean spacious and had wonderful views of hobart
itay is a great host who was always on hand if needed
italy is also super quick at responding and is very hospitable
very nice and comfortable place itay is pleasant friendly and available next door
good position with bus stops close by
comfortable for 4 close friends
great location & price definitely recommend
itay's place is in a wonderful location and so close to everything we wanted to see
the place is close to everything including a nice beach in walking distance
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4. Urban sanctuary with WiFi (from USD 173)

A 10-minute drive from the city center and Salamanca Square, this trendy house is ideal for families and couples looking to relax. The interior exudes a calming vibe and is fitted with many quirky art pieces. Those who want to unwind can sit in the dining area and admire the vast views through the large windows. There is a colorful and well-equipped kitchen for guests who want to show off their culinary skills.

Other amenities include private parking on the premises, a balcony, and WiFi.

Sandy Bay Townhouse
Sandy Bay, Tasmania, Australia
152 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

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when i first entered the apartment the view is breathtaking
the views are breathtaking and the apartment is very organised and lovely to stay in
amazing apartment with a spectacular view can highly recommend it
clean comfortable and an unrivalled view of the harbour
we couldn’t ask for better; amazing view anything you could need or want on hand super comfortable and clean
modern clean and convenient
david’s place was very clean tidy
well equipped clean and comfortable
very neat and clean house
everything in the house is clean and tidy
amazing host with fast responses to our questions
david is a great host and responds immediately to queries
the host is very responsive as well
david was very helpful with directions and checking in and the place was exactly as described
david and zara were amazing hosts and provided us with clear communication before we arrived
was a great place and location
spectacular river and city views in a peaceful location a short drive to hobart cbd
close to city would recommend hiring a car especially with children as road is very steep
located in probably one of the best locations with great views
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5. Snug accommodation for two (from USD 75)

Offering convenient and easy access to restaurants, cafes, and supermarkets, this rental in Sandy Bay is an excellent choice for couples. Stand by the large windows and hear the birds chirp as you sip your hot chocolate at noon. You can also spend time in the outdoor garden and enjoy your meals under the starlit sky.

End the night by taking a stroll along the shore of Nutgrove Beach or Long Beach. This accommodation features laundry and washing facilities, WiFi, and air-conditioning.

Private Suite close to CBD, King Bed, Courtyard
Sandy Bay, Tasmania, Australia
120 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

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Amenities & Room:
i had to work one day during our stay and loved working from the light filled kitchen
excellent place to stay whilst in hobart with the comfiest king size bed
hi pauline we found your abnb very comfortable including the bed and the extra thoughtful amenities provided
the upstairs bedroom was very comfortable light and quite spacious
lovely and warm with a king bed quiet at night with plenty of street parking
the place was very clean and well maintained
clean elegant and a joy to stay at
property was lovely and clean
clean and cosy with great location
awesome place really lovely and clean
pauline and al are very welcoming hosts
easily the loveliest hosts we have ever had went above and beyond to make us feel welcome and comfortable
pauline and al are amazing hosts and the apartment is absolutely delightful
fabulous space in a quiet historic neighbourhood where our hosts were helpful and flexible
accomodating hosts good communication a great space
fantastic location super comfortable
great location - easy walk to the city
the location felt safe and walking distance to cbd and salamanca market
super close to everything in hobart
very easy and close to everything
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6. Colorful two-bedroom apartment for six (from USD 154)

Guests traveling with their friends and family will love this rental. This apartment has two bedrooms and can accommodate six guests. Each bedroom comes with soft lighting and a plush queen-sized bed to ensure guests can sleep like a baby.

It is fitted with laundry facilities, so you don’t have to worry about bringing plenty of clothes. Since it is set beside a beach, guests will rise to the sound of waves hitting the shore. Those who don’t fancy the beach can spend their day in the garden or the spacious kitchen.

Maison del Mar - Garden Apartment
57 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 4 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

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the apartment is very spacious especially the bathroom and has great amenities as well
quiet location comfortable bed lovely touch of walking in with the heater already on
every bed has toasty warm electric blankets for the wintertime and the back garden is honestly picture perfect
beautiful historic home with all amenities very clean and comfortable spacious rooms
would enjoy staying again to make the most of the well stocked kitchen
wonderfully clean and great garden area
extremely clean and lovely garden
clean spacious and excellent value for money
when we arrived the house was warm and clean
also the beds are very comfortable and the linen was crisp and clean (plus electric blankets )
heating switched on beforehand by owners which was very welcome
ted was friendly and prompt communicator
ted is clear and helpful
wonderful apartment close to the city centre
location was great with close access to beach shops and restaurant within walking distance
beautiful apartment in a great location
ted's place is beautiful located in a historic building close to hobart and the water
perfect convenient place to stay close to everything hobart has to offer
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7. Elegant home with deck (from USD 88)

Looking for a quiet getaway? Check out this affordable apartment close to the city of Hobart. Good for up to four guests, this home is the perfect spot for those who want to enjoy exploring the area. Those who don’t intend to drive will be delighted to know this rental is a few minutes’ walk from the bus stop.

For the ultimate vacation experience, enjoy your meals in the deck area and watch the world go by. The friendly hosts have set aside cereal and other foods for you.

Warm, River Views, Close to the Beach & City
106 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lovely views from this apartment
quiet and comfortable lovely views and lots of extra touches
high end unit comfortable with outstanding view
although aircon in lounge the bedrooms were very hot and could do with a fan
it's roomy with comfortable and stylish furniture
very clean and lovely accommodation
nice warm clean and easy
the apartment was clean and had everything we needed
everything was clean (a must for us)
michele’s flat is easy clean warm and comfortable
michele is a really nice host she even let us check-in earlier
michelle was a lovely host who was more then accommodating during our stay
absolutely fantastic host would 110% stay there again
michelle is a warm friendly host and we would highly recommend michelle s place to anyone
place is lovely and views are so amazing hosts are so kind and helpful thanks so much again michele
easy walk to bus
i loved the location as it was so tranquil and quiet but still close to everything
absolutely recommended great apartment stunning location
fantastic location and views
definately recommend this place
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8. Upscale abode with convenient location (from USD 124)

If you are looking for a place that feels like home, then you should check out this luxurious apartment, which is located near Hobart’s Central Business District. This apartment is a short walk from Salamanca Place and the Derwent River. After a day of sightseeing, guests can consider taking a stroll around the estate while watching the classy yachts lined up neatly in the dock.

You can also sit in the garden and enjoy a chilled glass of wine while having a chat with your loved one. Cap the night with a good book in bed.

Sayer Gardens Apartment with access to rental car
Sandy Bay, Tasmania, Australia
87 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
loved the selection of coffee table books too
and importantly it was lovely and warm and cosy with radiant heaters and a dyson heat fan
we rent places that have good kitchens and this one lived up to the photographs
the decor and style of the apartment made it very enjoyable calm and relaxing to be in
we will still definitely consider staying in matt’s apartment again thanks matt and michelle
super clean and fitted with everything you need
matt's place is modern sparkling clean and well equipped
this is a great place to stay and enjoy hobart clean and welcoming
lovely and stylish space very clean and had everything we needed
styled to perfection; clean; and cosy
the host was even kind enough to give us some recommendations
matt was friendly and easy to deal with
super cute newly renovated apartment in a great location
nicely furnished place in a overall great location
it’s in a great location with its own parking spot
super easy check in and a great location in sandy bay
its in a great central location to the main attractions its a comfortable and stylish home too
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9. The Willows (from USD 68)

This two-bedroom vacation rental will light up your eyes. Boasting a colorful exterior and a cozy interior, this home can sleep up to three. It is near the city of Hobart and Wrest Point Casino, perfect for those who want to soak in the exciting nightlife.

Even though this home only comes with a kitchenette, you have nothing to fear. With so many restaurants and cafes at your fingertips, you don’t have to worry about going hungry. Other features include WiFi, free street parking, and air-conditioning.

The Willows
Sandy Bay, Tasmania, Australia
192 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 3 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lots of little extra touches like breakfast provisions to make your stay extra special
max (host) left breakfast supplies which was a thoughtful touch
room was clean and homely
cosy spotlessly clean bed is amazing
clean comfortable and had just what you need
a neat clean pretty place that is fantastic value
wonderfully cosy delightfully warm and exceptionally clean
considerate hosts and numerous thoughtful touches
bronwen and max are very thoughtful hosts and care about making your stay a memorable one
had a lovely stay here comfortable room and friendly hosts
when our daughter became sick max went out of his way to be very helpful which we really appreciated
great location in sandy bay
good location with everything you need for a good get away
fantastic great location and has everything you need :)
a very beautiful and cozy place to stay near the city center
comfortable cosy space in a great location in sandy bay
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10. Inviting home with river views

Perfect for a family of four visiting Sandy Bay, this house has a clean and inviting interior. This home offers seclusion and privacy along with a range of amenities, such as the sunny deck, the barbecue grill, and the sleek kitchen. The spacious living room allows you to have a panoramic view of the Derwent River. If you want to feel the breeze in your hair, head to the outdoor seating area with a good book.

Guests with little ones can head to the playground and massive fields at Long Beach and Nutgrove. Additionally, the famous Hill Street Grocer is just minutes away by car.

Stunning Water Views In Central Sandy Bay
Sandy Bay, Tasmania, Australia
44 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was amazing stay beautiful scenic view excellent rooms best amenities
responsive host incredible views beautiful and incredibly comfortable place
we had a lovely stay at beth's the facilities are great and stunning views over the bay
the stay was nice the house has lovely views and is comfortable
would highly recommend beth’s unit for a very comfortable stay in hobart
a beautiful clean house with everything you need
i always clean after myself always
very well presented clean and tidy and warm
the house is sparkling clean and comfortable
it was very comfortable clean and a great place to relax
responsive and accommodating host
a great house in a good location with wonderful views
we had an awesome stay at beths place
such a great place
what an amazing location awesome views and a fantastic homely feel
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Start planning for your vacation

Sandy Bay is a lovely destination. If you are wondering where to stay in Sandy Bay, Australia, there are plenty of options for you to choose from. Make sure you reserve your accommodation in advance for a seamless trip.

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