Top 11 Holiday Houses In South Coast, Australia - Updated 2022

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Mention South Coast, Australia and you would be immediately reminded of the sparkling waters of New South Wales. In fact, this region, which extends from Sydney in the Southeast to Victoria, has many other attractions that make it a great place to vacation at. South Coast boasts of many national parks, rainforests, and inland lagoons as well. In fact, one of the most popular activities that South Coast is famous for is whale-watching that can be done between May and November. With so many things that can be done, why not make it a family trip or friends outing by renting a holiday house near your top to-do activities? Check out the top holiday houses in South Coast, Australia below.

1. Oceanfront vacation home on Denhams Beach (from USD 198)

Enjoy the most amazing views on the South Coast while relaxing in the comforts of a modern home in this oceanfront property. It sits on a cliff overlooking Denhams Beach, offering guests breathtaking views of the seascape. Its proximity to the beach also means easy access to activities including kayaking, fishing, jet skiing, and more. It has three bedrooms, a kitchen, a living room, a dining area, a game room, and a deck—all fully furnished to make your stay as comfy as possible.

Serendipity - Oceanfront holiday home
57 reviews
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 4
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
our second stay and had a wonderful time again as before the house was really clean and convenient
loved this property heather was a delight to deal with everything was as advertised clean and lovely
Host:
the owner is very easy to deal with
great communication with the owners - we loved our stay and hope we will be back
Location:
denham's beach - just a short walk away is also great for all ages
it’s a wonderful house in a great location and lovely views
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2. Premier waterfront property with direct access to the water (from USD 269)

This holiday house is called Peninsula since it sits directly on the waters of Currarong Creek in Beecroft Peninsula. With unblocked views of the water, beach, and distant mountains, this property is perfect for two families as it has four bedrooms and two bathrooms. Premium linens and bath towels are provided for that extra touch. You can choose to have a cookout during your stay here since the kitchen is fully equipped and barbecues are allowed on the deck. By staying here, you can make use of the kayaks provided as well to explore the creek that is part of Jervis Bay Marine Park as well. Just a two-and-a-half-hour drive from Sydney, this seaside holiday house will keep you and your family fully occupied for the weekend!

Peninsula - Absolute Waterfront
116 reviews  Wifi Available
House 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

3. Spacious house with direct beach access (from USD 339)

Throwback to your childhood days of summer vacations by the beach with this holiday house. This property is a spacious four-bedroom, three-bathroom house with views of Kiama Lighthouse and Blowhole. Located on Kendall Beach, this home has an airy living area for gatherings and a large balcony where you can enjoy the cool breezes off the water. A nice walk from here will bring you to Kiama Scenic Walking Trail, which leads to the Kiama Township with plenty of beaches along the way. Have a relaxing trip in South Coast with a relaxing holiday house to match!

GOLDEN SANDS KIAMA NSW
64 reviews
House 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great place to stay with a large family there were 10 of us (two families)heaps of room
Cleanliness:
great home clean and everything we needed was there
comfortable house very good kitchen lots of space comfortable beds very clean
had everything we needed neat clean great location
a very spacious house comfortable with everything we needed
Location:
very close to a lovely quiet beach
easy access to beaches and lovely walk into town on coast walk
quiet safe area nice safe beach a short distance away
having the beach so close was a real benefit and would be beautiful in summer
great house lots of space and amazing location
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4. Exclusive waterfront abode with private jetty (from USD 374)

This is a holiday house in the seaside village of Huskisson, Jervis Bay. Set in a quiet corner, this property affords sweeping views of the bay, making it an ultimate location for waterfront living. A full timber balcony will bring you a step closer to the sparkling waters of the bay while you can dip your toes from the private jetty only accessible to you and your guests. Many amazing beaches are also just a walk away from here, with Shark Net Beach a five-minute stroll away. Hyam’s Beach in Greenfields (also within walking distance) has a cute little cafe called Hyam’s Beach Cafe, which is perfect for a light lunch or just a cool drink. From Sydney and Canberra, getting to this holiday house takes just under three hours’ drive!

'BY THE SEA' Waterfront Accommodation Huskisson Stay 3 Pay 2
89 reviews  Wifi Available
House 6 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Host:
wonderful property and extremely hospitable hosts
great property managers easy to communicate with and very accommodating
amazing spot extremely comfortable house and wonderfully welcoming host
Location:
great stay and a beautiful location
the house is in a wonderful location great proximity to shops and beaches
what a holiday the location was perfect for the entire family
easy walks to eateries places of interest
perfect location with a great view
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5. Luxury beach escape with stunning views (from USD 526)

Built on the edge of a lagoon with breathtaking views of the sea, this is a holiday house that will make you fall in love with waterfront living. It is located in Currarong Village, which is about two-and-a-half hours from both Sydney and Canberra by car. From the deck, you can step onto the edge of the water to swim, fish, paddle-board, or even poke around for crabs at low tide! A popular activity when staying at Shore Thing is going for bush walks in the National Park at Beecroft Head, where native wildlife such as whales and dolphins can be spotted in the season.

Shore Thing Absolute Waterfront - Currarong. Luxury, family friendly beach house
121 reviews  Wifi Available
House 12 Guests 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the location is amazing sheltered yet ocean views comfortable and well equipped
Cleanliness:
it was spotlessly clean and being recently renovated gave the space a modern and comfortable feel
great place to relax the house was perfect clean and spacious
very well appointed clean tidy and comfortable home
the house is well-appointed clean and in a peaceful but scenic location
great open plan kitchen for larger groups and really clean throughout
Host:
jenny the owner was a pleasure to deal with and answered all our questions
jenny couldn't have been more helpful
bring some paddle craft of some kind or a floating tube for the creek
jenny the property owner was extremely helpful with all her communication about the property and local restaurants
Location:
wonderful location and beautifully appointed house
superb location on the creek
the location is perfect for a beach getaway
great location and everything that you needed in a rental property and more
very good house wonderful position on the river close to the sea
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6. Laidback beach house with surfer vibes (from USD 166)

Get groovy with Beachscape, a lovingly restored beach house dating back to the sixties. This two-storey property has three bedrooms and two bathrooms, making it spacious enough for up to six guests. The sunrise and sunset is particularly magnificent when viewed from this holiday house and previous guests have reported seeing whales from the balcony! Beachscape is within waking distance to Dalmeny Beach, where you can do some surfing and catch some rays. If you get hungry, simply take a short walk from the property and you will be able to enjoy fresh seafood from the numerous vendors who set up around the Narroma area.

Spectacular Ocean views from this perfect updated 60's Beach House
107 reviews  Wifi Available
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view from the upstairs lounge room kitchen and balcony was endless and absolutely stunning
this is a beautiful and comfortable property with an extraordinary view
the view was amazing the beach house was very comfortable and beautifully decorated
excellent beautiful views clean and comfortable home
everything you need and so comfortable and homely
Cleanliness:
clean windows were greatly appreciated
the place is clean and neat and the bed comfortable
beautiful outlook clean comfortable so much to do in dalmeny
the house was great everything that was needed was there very clean and tidy so much room
the property was clean and comfortable and a kitchen with all utensils was wonderful
Host:
our communications with the owner were efficient and friendly
Location:
what a fantastic location and home
great location great view great facilities great proximity to (driving distance) places of interest
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7. Quaint villa with direct beach access (from USD 174)

Staying at this villa will refresh your body, mind, and soul. This villa, which is tucked into the sleepy seaside village of Congo, is private and cosy. With two bedrooms and two bathrooms, the holiday house comfortably sleeps up to four guests. One of the best parts about staying at this villa? A hot water, outdoor beach shower that lets you rinse off after your afternoon at the South Congo Beach, which is just a few steps from your door! This property is also within walking distance from Eurobodalla National Park, where you can hike, bike, or bird-watch. For those who would like to boat around Batemans Bay, which is just half an hour’s drive from the villa, parking and storing your vessel is no problem as the yard at this villa has ample room.

Quiet clean villa where the beach meets the bush
69 reviews  Wifi Available
House 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the villa was clean comfortable and had all the amenities we needed for a great holiday
comfortable beds and plenty of space
Cleanliness:
the house was immaculately clean with all comforts
comfy beds very clean and spacious villa a credit to jan and bruce
thoroughly enjoyed our stay the accommodation was very clean tidy and well equipped
the villa itself is super clean comfortable and has everything you need
it was very comfortable and clean and our host was always helpful about everything
Host:
geat place nice owner
the hosts were lovely easily contactable and ensured our stay ran smoothly
bruce was such a wonderful host
the hosts were very welcoming and i loved that we could bring our dogs on holiday with us
we had a great time here in congo bruce was very helpful and accommodating
Location:
good property well maintained and great location
such a great place to get away from the hustle and bustle
would definitely consider this place again
excellent location in terms of local access to the beach and also to the surrounding beaches and towns
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8. Cosy, pet-friendly cottage with views of the lake, forest, and ocean (from USD 126)

Finally, a holiday house perfect for you and your pooch! This is a two-bedroom cottage that welcomes pets. With an open log fire, screen veranda, and hammocks, it is no wonder that it can be hard to extract yourself from the cottage! From the large windows, you can also spot wildlife such as Eastern Grey kangaroos, possums, swamp wallabies, and a variety of birds foraging peacefully in the garden. When you finally manage to pull yourself out of this cottage, the beach is only five minutes’ walk away, or you can also choose to bike to Durras Lake with the two provided mountain bikes. The cottage also comes with walking maps, bushwalking books, a thermos, and a water bottle for your nature hike around the area.

Escape and Unwind at our Pet-Friendly Beach House, Close to Surf, Lake & Forest
70 reviews  Wifi Available
House 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we had a very comfortable stay at this lovely cottage
how wonderful to chill out in this relaxing and comfortable home close to nature
Cleanliness:
it's clean and spacious with a lovely garden where we found a huge peacock grazing when we arrived
Host:
the owners are very helpful too
Location:
ideal for small family holiday within easy walking distance of the beach
it's an easy walk to the beautiful beach and has a national park all around the location
we had a great time so close to the beach
we would definitely come back to this peaceful place
what a great place to stay
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9. Oceanfront apartment for a romantic getaway (from USD 183)

This property is a luxury, one-bedroom apartment that overlooks some of the most beautiful beaches in New South Wales’ South Coast. This first-floor apartment comes with a big private deck that comes with a pair of sun lounges for enjoying the sun and sea breezes while marvelling at stunning views of Batemans Bay. Getting to the property is part of the holiday already as it is four hours’ drive from Sydney along the coast road. Many amenities are available within walking distance while there are also a variety of options for scenic drives along Moruya, Batemans Bay, and Malua Bay.

On Denhams Batemans Bay
67 reviews  Wifi Available
Apartment 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 4
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amazing apartment so close to the beach with astounding views and huge deck
beautiful location amazing views and the apartment was fantastic
Cleanliness:
beautiful place to relax clean and comfortable will definitely recommend it and will come again
Host:
thank you to the owners for sharing "on denhams" with us
and the host is incredibly helpful and friendly
julie is a wonderful host very easy to communicate with and so accommodating
very good well appointed property owners very accomadating
Location:
a beautiful location away from the hustle and bustle
very nice location close to batemans bay with everything you need
a perfect place to unwind
great location for pick up to all clubs and restaurants
(we did) easy walk to shops takeaway and bottle shop
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10. Modern villa surrounded by nature reserve

This is a modern-looking villa in Long Beach with three bedrooms that comfortably sleeps up to seven guests. The holiday house has three bathrooms and a spa bath. The entertainment living area is also stocked with a collection of DVDs and a great sound system for relaxing with a good movie. A hooded, four-burner gas barbecue is also available on the premises for a cookout. You can spot native birds and the resident kangaroo colony from the balcony while you take your breakfast. Just a 10-minute walk from the villa will bring you to the beach while a walk along the headland will blow your mind with the stunning views of Cullendulla Creek Nature Reserve and the bay beyond.

Sea Turtle - Long Beach
79 reviews  Wifi Available
townhome 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we especially loved being joined for breakfast by the local kangaroos foraging on the grass outside
the house was warm and comfortable with everything we needed
Cleanliness:
beautiful and peaceful weekend away in a very clean property which offered everything we needed
Host:
the owners were helpful and friendly
Location:
we only had a short stay but wish we had longer as the house and location were fantastic
lovely to see all the wildlife so close
a beautiful and quiet location close to nature and the beach
this spacious comfortable townhouse was the perfect place for us to get away and relax
thanks phil for a lovely place to stay best wishes
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11. Contemporary beach villa overlooking Denhams Cove

This is a stunning holiday house that offers some of the best views in South Coast, New South Wales. Perched on top of manicured, terraced gardens, the villa has panoramic views of Batemans Bay and the Tollgate Islands in the distance. This property is spacious and comfortably sleeps up to six adults and is located in a quiet residential district, ensuring a peaceful holiday for you and your party. Guests have access to the private beach, boathouse, and deck, where you can spot Bay Dolphins playing in the clear waters. For those who are more adventurous, booking a stay allows you to take the property’s two single kayaks and one double kayak out for a spin along the coast. Flippers and snorkels are also available for guests, should you decide to explore the underwater world near the villa.

Amazing views from the Villa with direct beach access.
128 reviews
villa 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we loved staying here the view is amazing the house was very comfortable for our family of 5
great location views timeless comfortable functional fun and flexible
Cleanliness:
clean and nicely decorated
Host:
thank you for being such amazing hosts
we enjoyed our stay very much thank you james & pamela for being such great hosts
having owner/james next door very good & easy
super easy and flexible communication with friendly host
Location:
such a perfect place for a short break
the accommodation is very comfortable and close and convenience shops
what a fantastic villa & a great place to spend a week or a weekend
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Retreat from the hustle and bustle of the world with a beach holiday in South Coast

Treat yourself to a beach holiday in South Coast, where the ocean can wash away your worries. With Trip101’s guide to the top holiday houses in South Coast, Australia, take your time to decide on the perfect getaway and let us know in the comments section below how your trip went!

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