Opossum Bay is located in the outskirts of Hobart town in Tasmania. It is surrounded almost completely by water, due to the presence of the Derwent River and Ralphs Bay. These water bodies enable cool summers due to the breezes, as well as swimmable shores due to the shallow nature of the area. It also has warmer waters which is ideal for young and new swimmers. It is not a complete island, as it is connected to the South Arm Peninsula by a narrow isthmus. The waters of the bay are filled with fishing boats, and there are plenty of recreational activities for guests including a lighthouse, numerous gardens, stunning beaches, and touring cruise ships. Keep reading to find out about 10 Stayz accommodations in Opossum Bay to stay at when in town!
This accommodation is quite special as it has been featured in numerous travel magazines. It has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, an open living area, and a fully equipped kitchen. It comes with a deck which grants stunning views of the sunsets. The hosts provide beach essentials including chairs, toys and a canoe for use in the sheltered bay nearby. Its possible to swim in these waters as they are quite calm, but for surfing, guests may travel to the surf beaches a short distance away. It is quite peaceful and guests can watch the SYD-HBA yacht race, as well as dolphins, seals and sometimes whale tails that frequent the area.
The Lighthouse on the Beach
Top guest reviews(Although the spiral staircase might not suit toddlers - all the bedrooms are upstairs )interesting comfortable relaxing with the perfect position right on the beach with its own boat house complete with equipmentand we had everything that we needed for cooking We especially loved that we could watch the rays glide along the shallows from the living roomhidden passages kitchen-in-a-boat and other themed pieces is a kids delightThe boatshed on the beach was great for our kayaks
Host:They loved the Lighthouse Trap Doors Ship Kitchen and the Tree Staircasefearing our every move was continually being scrutinised Despite the glorious weather and the stunningly beautiful location we sadly did not have the relaxing beach holiday that we had dreamed ab...sun warmth great fun for kidscomfortable well stocked and very well managedI would say We had one access problem for an elderly family member but Leonie managed to pull off the impossible and cheerfully found a solution for us quickly which was very much appreciated Pro...Read more reviewsI loved it quaintPerfectly located for relaxation Sad to leaveThe kids loved the quirky designs in the housethis house was perfect fun and beautifully kept The kids get to explore in and out of the house - beach is very safe and full of shellsWe visited in Jan 2016 (but that was not an option below)
Built with five bedrooms and three bathrooms, this can accommodate up to 11 guests. It has direct beach access and beautiful sea views including those of Mount Wellington and Bruny Island. It has adequate heating and air conditioning to maintain a pleasant indoor temperature throughout the changing seasons. It has a fully equipped kitchen with two fridges. There are plenty of recreational activities to be pursued including swimming, snorkeling, fishing or kayaking. It is also only 40 minutes from Hobart town and the airport and is a short distance from Salamanca, Hobart Docks and MONA.
SALTCOTES BEACH HOUSE TASMANIA
Top guest reviewsThe house is comfortable spacious and very well equipped - it feels like homeThe kitchen dining and lounge room facilities were excellent with ample space for a party of ten people in our caseright on tthe beach with magnificent viewsAs the other reviewers point out buy your groceries and don't leave until you have tooThe house provided a wonderful and relaxing space for us to enjoy a few days away - there was plenty of room for our group of 8 adultscrockery and glassware (for 10 people in our case)Light and airy bedrooms smart bathrooms and plenty of outdoor areas for drinks and diningThe house was beautiful and the views and surrounds absolutely stunning
Host:and they offer numerous areas to gather barbequeFrances met us on arrival and showed us through the house and filled us in on everything we needed to knowMy advice to anyone who stays - buy all your food and supplies before arriving and don't leave until you check-out Trust meWe had a perfect weekend gathering of ten women and could not fault the propertyWe loved exploring the beach and south arm peninsular and relaxing with good food and friends around the fire pitRead more reviewsWonderful stylish house in amazing locationA very relaxing time enjoyed by allThe most magnificent beach house - if not the best in AustraliaThe BBQ is also very handily situated just outside the dining area We very much appreciated the availability of Netflix and Fox on the main television in the lounge roomplay some pool or just sit and take in the amazing water views
Located only 30 minutes from the Hobart city center, this accommodation features three bedrooms and one bathroom, which can accommodate up to eight guests. It is located on Glenver beach and is self-contained, with a fully equipped kitchen, a wood burning stove and peaceful views of the passing cruise ships, and yachts, sometimes, families of dolphins that swim by. Other recreational activities include finish, kayaking, as well as extensive in-house entertainment.
Free bottle Tasmanian wine, Total Beachfront Fully Equipped Cosy Cottage
Top guest reviewsIf you are flying to tazzie thoexploring rockpools watching the boats sail pastThe house was clean tidy and very comfortableEverything was clean and well presented
Host:View decor cottage's amenity all brilliantAbsolutely perfect Gorgeous house with everything you need and more Location brilliant and host lovely and very quick to respond even advised we could check in earlyProperty was fantastic with Great viewsWe unfortunately left our kindle behind but the owner let us know straight awayand the views are so beautifulRead more reviewsnote by property manager:washing machine has been recently installed in the propertyIt is a stunning property boasting of an excellent location and very thoughtful decor and stocks of supplies from the owner absolutely loved our stay and we're very sad to leaveThis sea side cottage was the perfect family get away Very peaceful and relaxing and my son loved looking for shells along the beach just belowThe location is beautiful and it was just perfect for a weekend getawayView was spectacular Remote enough to feel out of the rat race yet close enough to Hobart and major shops to not feel isolated
Only a short distance to the fishing jetty and the surf beaches, this accommodation consists of two bedrooms and one bathroom. It can accommodate up to four guests. It’s also only 6 kilometers (3.7 miles) from the Golf Course, and 20 minutes from the airport. The hosts provide a fully equipped kitchen, as well as temperature control in the form of air conditioning and heating. Other items available for use by guests include a washing machine, a dryer, and parking space.
Beach House - Opossum Bay
Top guest reviewsGreat view from the lounge room upstairs and from bedroom downstairs Comfortable bedLocation wonderful on the waterLike a home away from homeBeautiful location clean and tidyBest place to stay very neat and clean nice views and peaceful place
Host:Stunning views & nice quiet neighborhoodThe communication with the owner was great easy to check in and outHome was exactly as described superb view and wonderful place to kick back and recharge the batteries We will definitely be backStunning views neat tidy and homely place with everything we needed Would definitely recommendDisappointed that the property didn't have WIFI but should have checked the listingRead more reviewsThe property is located in a beautiful area of Opposum Bay and has great viewsVery good location if you have a carand there is a small shop with friendly staff at the end of the street
This accommodation is a stunning three bedroom, one bathroom beach house. It can accommodate up to five guests. It is located only a short distance from the beach and has coveted direct beach access. In addition, it also has a fully equipped kitchen, and living and dining areas, as well as a stunning deck where guests can spend their leisure time. It also features an outdoor grill for barbecue.
Opossum Magic - Opossum Bay
Top guest reviewsThe house was immaculate upon arrival and had everything we could possibly need with everything of high qualitylots of little extra's to make the stay a easier beds were very comfortable and clean with a fantastic view from the decking lounge and kitchen area's beach just over the road from house ...The walkway to the beach was straight across the road and easily accessibleThe views from both the living areas and expansive deck were fantasticGreat home in a great location Plenty of room and everything that we needed Highly recommended
Host:We had a wonderful holiday Thankyou to Andrew and Georgieclean high quality and very comfortablefantastic communication from owners fast reply's and very professional thank you again for allowing us to stay in your wonderful houseVery clean and modern quality through out the housenew fresh and not a thing that I could fault Lots of space to live in for our family of 5 and lots of storage space to store all our gear that we took on holidays with usRead more reviewsMinute walk to the beachThe booking process was straightforward and timelyWe all enjoyed the space and views from Opossum Magicthe views were spectacular a very warm place to stay
Located only 40 minutes from Hobart, this Stayz accommodation is quite unique. It is surrounded by pristine sand and crystal clear water. A large number of families with children stay in the area which makes it quite homely and enjoyable. The accommodation is within walking distance to the beach and local shops. It has three bedrooms and one bathroom, which means that it can accommodate up to six guests. The hosts provide basic equipment like a coffee maker, dining utensils, a fireplace, heating, an ironing board, some clean and pressed linen, a fridge, and an outdoor grill.
Seaside Retreat Opossum Bay
Top guest reviewswe have since stayed in other tassie locations, paid less per night and rexieved much more for our moneyeverything we needed was provided and it was a nice little holiday shackthe bathroom is on a serious lean and there is swelling chipboard covering the hot water systemwe also thought a bread knife would be standard utensil to have but there wasn't oneenjoyed our stay but for the nightly rate expected a higher standardoptions provided aren't really accuratevery comfortable and the views and beach were superb!the beds were comfortable and linen fresh, however i had some form of dust/grit all over my bedside table
Host:floors are also quite uneven so wouldn't recommend for anyone who is unsteady one their feetRead more reviewsfabulous location across from the beach, everything you need for a relaxing holiday!i loved the lounge area and how it opened to the kitchen & we loved the proximity to the beachthe house itself needs some serious attentionthis was a great place to quickly recharge and stroll along the quiet beachthe shower curtain also needs replacing
This is a beachfront property that has two queen size beds, a single bed and a sofa bed which can accommodate seven in total. It has stunning views from all the rooms, as well as a sun deck where guests can spend their leisure time. It is only 35 minutes from the Hobart Central Business District. The hosts provide air conditioning, heating, a washing machine, a wood burning stove, and a parking area. They also provide two kayaks for use in the water.
Beachfront White House58 Spitfarm Road
This is a beachfront holiday home located on banks of Derwent river. It is perfectly safe for swimming, but guests who choose to surf may do so at the surf beaches located nearby. Other recreational activities include kayaking, surfing, fishing, children’s adventure playground, and a nine-hole golf course, In addition, it has two barbecues and a wood burning stove for heating. It is also only 40 minutes from Hobart and 30 minutes from the airport.
Opossum Bay on the Beach32 Spitfarm Rd
Everything that the guests might need at this accommodation is located within walking distance! Transport is made even easier by the bus service that stops right outside the place. It features two bedrooms with one bathroom, which can sleep four guests, and a fully equipped kitchen. Recreational activities include cafes and a nine-hole golf course.
Opossum Bay - On The Waters Edge
Top guest reviews
Host:it is a short scenic drive from hobart but the village has a friendly beach feelRead more reviewsabsolutely fantastic location right on the beach in the middle of the baylocation is perfect right in the middle of the beach with beautiful views across to blackman's baythis is a lovely beach shack in the perfect location
This features an open living plan. It has three bedrooms, and two bathrooms, a large, well-equipped kitchen, and a wood-burning oven. There are full-length windows that provide stunning views of the waters. Its also only a short distance from the beaches, the fishing jetty, and numerous local shops.
Pier House on the Bay
Top guest reviewsvery clean with everything you needthe linen was crisp and cleangreat views peaceful clean and tidy
Host:notified the owner and she promptly sent over the lady who cleans the house and was very nicegreat place great host we just didnt realize it was that far from cityRead more reviewsgood location if u want to be away from the cityjust so much room a home away from home in a peaceful locationperfect location and the most amazing views house is beautifully decorated and has everything you could possibly need
Enjoy Opossum Bay
Whether you’re here for the sights or for the activities, you’re sure to have your fill of fun. Opossum Bay is a lovely island, surrounded by pristine clear waters that is sure to relax you and melt your worries away.
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