Top 6 Stayz Accommodations In Barwon Heads, Australia

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Getting away from it all can mean a lot of things to travelers. When it comes to those who have Australia on their minds, it is as far away as you can get. Following in that vein, the seaside town of Barwon Heads is one place that is steadily drawing tourists who want a scenic and far-off getaway. The town is close to Geelong in the province of Victoria on the Bellarine Peninsula. It’s grown from a thinly populated fishing town first established in the 1800s to become a popular holiday destination as well as the locale for one of the more beloved television series in Australia. Barwon Heads gives folks a good amount of enjoyment from golfing to surfing among other activities. For those aiming to visit, here’s a selection of the best Stayz accommodations to book during a visit to 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 March 13, 2023.

1. Fully furnished abode with modern interiors (from USD 279)

This vacation rental is an ideal spot for those who are traveling with their families or in a group. Situated on a calm street that’s less than 250 meters (0.155 miles) to the beach. The home is expansive and can accommodate up to eight guests during a stay, with three bedrooms and two bathrooms available to them. The layout allows for a lot of light through the home’s lovely windows, and the house is also adjacent to a golf course. The amenities offered here include air conditioning, television and free parking on the premises.

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6.51 km (4.1 mi) from Adventure Park Geelong, Victoria
103 reviews   Wifi Available
House 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
clean, comfortable, and space for the kids
lots of space indoors and outside with everything you need to have a comfortable stay
comfortable house with good kitchen ammenities
a great relaxing stay with everything you need provided
the house was clean and it has everything needed for a comfortable, enjoyable stay! would definitely return!
it was extremely clean and so homely
clean, great location and everything exactly as promised
the house was very clean
this was clean, bright, homely & perfect for our stay
had a fantastic stay at barwon abode, house was very clean and tidy, was in a quiet area which was great, and a short trip to shops
lovely spacious home
the house was immaculate on our arrival and came with lots of bonus extras to make us feel very welcome including toiletries, a bottle of sparkling, cookies and more! thank you for a wonderful stay
the fur kids had a great time large backyard and the chooks next door kept them entertained
the house was ideal for an extended family of 7the 2 living areas and good weather enabled us to be together but with space for children to play apart from adults at times
excellent property, would love to return, regards mandi
central to everything
great location a short walk into the main street of bh
great house great location great stay
a delight to stay in, perfect location and so quiet
close proximity to river
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2. Eco-friendly residence nestled amongst the trees (from USD 245)

This eco-friendly home powered by a network of solar panels is styled as a tranquil luxury retreat for those wanting to check out Barwon Heads in style. Situated on a picturesque street, the home is surrounded by native Moonah trees and is named for the birds that make their homes in these trees. It can accommodate up to six guests during a stay with three bedrooms and bathrooms at their disposal. Koorameet has an open layout with vaulted ceilings as well as a fully modern kitchen. Amenities on hand here include wireless internet access, free parking on the premises and two bicycles for those who want to ride around town.

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7.15 km (4.5 mi) from Adventure Park Geelong, Victoria
60 reviews   Wifi Available
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the downstairs bedroom is slightly smaller
the owners have provided everything that you would need and more
the owners have thought of everything
lovely extra touches provided by the owners
movies at night with the crazy-good tv's (ustairs and down), and the most peaceful night's sleep
everything in the house is clean, new and worked perfectly
spotless ly clean and bed linen was superb
there was a handy user-guide and our hosts also were quick to respond to any questions
thank you chris and nev, we would definitely love to visi again
we have an awesome weekend staying in the most luxurious "holiday home" ever
absolutely stunning property ! loved the welcoming gas log fire
we didn't make use of the early check-in, but the late check-out allowed us to have a relaxing and enjoyable lunch at the house, before departing
very well thought out residence, surrounded by nature - a real place to escape to in luxury with close proximity to local shops
there's a fantastic park almost at the end of the street which the kids loved, and just a short walk or drive into the shopping area and beach
just a beautiful place to escape to
a beautifully built and presented property providing wonderful holiday accommodation in the best beachside town we have stayed at in victoria
we loved our stay at barwon heads, so relaxing can walk to shops, restaurants and the water
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3. Luxurious getaway for couples (from USD 136)

This vacation rental is ideal for those traveling couples looking for a relaxing escape to Barwon Heads. It consists of a studio apartment that’s in a building right in the downtown area, near many local restaurants. The apartment is laid out to accommodate two guests during a stay, with one bedroom and bathroom available. The place has its own private terrace, which can be enjoyed year-round. The other amenities that are available include a hot tub, television and free parking on the premises.

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7.92 km (5.0 mi) from Adventure Park Geelong, Victoria
114 reviews   Wifi Available
Apartment 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

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

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable bed
the bed comfortable and the deep bath/ spa
the couples retreat is a real treat
great little unit
wonderful place to unwind
exceptionally clean and well appointed
studio was very clean and well presented
the apartment was lovely, spacious and had wonderful facilities
very happy with the apartment, very clean
the hosts are very friendly and easy to communicate with
what we found difficulty with was the check-in information being hard to access - needing to login to stayz for instance
this place was a little gem, we had shocking weather (& our car broke down)but loved the joint, bathroom was amazing & spacious which i love, portable stove top a winner! fire very atmospheric than...
complementary bottle of prosecco a nice welcome
tom and julie communicated clearly and promptly
easy walk to main strip
everything is within easy walking distance
great location, close to the restaurants and cafes at barwon heads
great apartment in a great location within walking distance of everything
only two blocks away from main street for shopping and cafes
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4. Rejuvenating stay at the heart of Barwon Heads (from USD 324)

A block away from the popular Hitchcock Avenue, this next listing is a private townhouse that offers guests a great place to check out Barwon Heads’ nightlife and shopping in addition to hitting the beaches. The home has an expansive yard and an outdoor area. It has three bedrooms and two bathrooms available to seven guests during a stay. There is a modern kitchen and a garage, and the other amenities offered to guests here include television, air conditioning, and wireless internet access.

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Barwon Heads, VIC, AU
8.17 km (5.1 mi) from Adventure Park Geelong, Victoria
22 reviews  
House 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wi-fi and cable tv should be considered for longer stays or perhaps a dvd library with family friendly options
living room and outdoor areas were spacious and had the perfect ambiance to wind down and relax
the house is very clean and modern
fantastic stay very clean and well furnished home
the house was extremely clean and had everything you needed
highly recommended clean and tidy townhouse
we really enjoyed our stay the house was lovely clean comfortable & modern
owner was very helpful & generous with check-in & check-out times
the owners were brilliant to deal with and couldn't make our stay any better if possible
the location is perfect
very enjoyable and great place close to everything
a very neat and modern townhouse and so close to shops and beach
this house is in the perfect location close to shops restaurants & the beach
great house great location it did not disapoint us at all
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5. Blissful seaside escape (from USD 266)

Just 500 meters (0.13 miles) to the Barwon River, this vacation rental is a bungalow-style home. Laid-back comfort is the décor here with a recliner and there’s a nice yard set up for children complete with a sand pit. The home can accommodate up to six people with four bedrooms and two bathrooms at their disposal. With regards to amenities, the hosts do allow pets and in addition provide wireless internet access, television, and air conditioning.

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7.71 km (4.8 mi) from Adventure Park Geelong, Victoria
114 reviews   Wifi Available
House 11 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 11
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
short walk to town, the park and the river
plenty of room for all of us
the owners had thought of everything from the kitchen with lots of pots and pans and crockery to the tv and board games for rainy days
securely fenced back yard makes it ideal and safe for young children and dogs
super cosy home over winter too
the place is clean and neat, the kitchen and bathrooms are very new and modern
house was clean and close to everything we needed
all these features made it easy for us to keep the kids entertained
fun relaxed and family friendly
great holiday house
house is perfect for big family or a couple of families
we had a fabulous holiday
so close to beach and shops and a nice quiet street
wonderful location in barwon heads within walking distance
we enjoyed not needing to use the car to go to the shops, cafes and beach which were all within a 10 minute walk
easy walk to the shops, river, beach and golf course
the house is great if you are looking for something with lots of space and close to the shops
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6. House with a blue door (from USD 204)

Part of this vacation rental’s name is inspired by the colorful blue door that leads into this artistically-styled home. The spacious living room opens up into a private terrace and an outdoor shower. There are three bedrooms and two bathrooms available for a total of six guests to occupy during a stay here. There are touches of luxury throughout from the spa tub in one of the bathrooms to the two televisions. The other amenities include free parking on the premises, air conditioning and a washer and dryer for laundry needs.

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8.15 km (5.1 mi) from Adventure Park Geelong, Victoria
59 reviews  
House 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
everything you need is there, hardly need to use the car
it was right on the strip , amazing spot
a fantastic place to stay! very clean and the pantry is stocked with all the smaller items you need
it has all the facilities you need
really enjoyed our stay heredown to the crisp white bed linen and fluffy towels ! great location for exploring barwon heads
the property was very clean and thoughtfully styled, while very comfortable
the property was very clean and well set up for families
stunning townhouse, beautifully appointed and furnished with high quality bed linen and towels
as a group of golfing women this was a perfect location for a week of golf at barwon heads, beautiful sheets and towels, very clean and a wonderful helpful host especially on our last day
the service offered by the owner was so helpful and friendly
the location and accomodation was fantastic and made for a wonderful holiday
spotless and well appointed
claire was great to deal with also
once again we had a wonderful staythe apartment was beautifully presented we just love sapphire
we really enjoyed the amenity
(it's just around the corner)
perfect location behind the main street with no street noise
wonderful location and property
ideally located in the heart of barwon heads
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A closer look at Barwon Heads

The town of Barwon Heads is a seaside escape that’s anything but sleepy. There’s a pulsating charm that has brought visitors here for decades, one that has found its way into the Australian national identity through popular culture. For those planning to travel here, their aim is to find a place that will allow them to tap into that boundless energy. With these Stayz accommodations, it’s a sure bet that the mission will be accomplished with ease as they unwind in Barwon Heads, Australia.

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Christopher Smith is a writer who hails from New York City. Growing up, he had the love of travel instilled in him from a young age thanks to his parents to go along with a love of writing. After a...Read more

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