Top 8 Stayz Accommodations In Sawtell, Australia - Updated 2024

Julian
Julian 
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Australia seems to have countless places for a quiet and relaxing holiday. Be it the homely farm stays in Perth to the tranquil town of Phillip Island near Melbourne, each is sure to leave you with a lasting and unforgettable experience. If you are searching for that next great holiday, why not pay a visit to the small coastal town of Sawtell in the state of New South Wales? There are lots to do here, from kayaking along pretty creeks to spotting koalas on a rainforest walk. You can even try to surf at the nearby Bongli Beach, where bottlenose dolphins are said to possibly join you as you surf along the waves! If you’re considering staying in this exciting place, here are a few Stayz accommodations in Sawtell, 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 June 25, 2024.

1. Studio accommodation with convenient location (from USD 113)

If you’re traveling as a couple, this studio accommodation could just be the perfect fit for the both of you. Situated in one of Sawtell’s premier streets and just five minutes away from the beach and village, this fuss-free and spacious cottage has everything you need. The loft upstairs has an overview of Sawtell and the sea in the distance. There is also a walk-in wardrobe and a quiet workstation. A stainless steel kitchenette and outdoor barbecue grill are also available on the premises.

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10.38 km (6.5 mi) from The Big Banana Fun Park
111 reviews  
cottage 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:
the living area is spacious and comfortable as is the sleeeping floor, with numerous delightful touches
very cosy and comfortable
very comfortable & peaceful stay
sawtell place is a fabulous studio with an upstairs bedroom loft
nice selection of pillows :-) parking for one vehicle at front under a sail, but plenty more on the quiet street
Cleanliness:
michelle communicates well & the place is spotlessly clean & well appointed
take care, robin & corrina
beautiful place, this was our second time here! lovely and spacious and clean! love the art work and textures and the design
property is exactly as described, in a lovely elevated position over the beautiful village of sawtell
beautiful outlook from loft style bedroom and everything was immaculate
Host:
michele was accommodating and eager to help if i needed anything
very friendly host
michele and steve were generous and helpful with any concerns
great communication with owner
kitchenette is small but adequate, and we appreciated the coffee grounds, large fresh milk and a great french press, plus tea bags
Location:
convenient to main street in sawtell
quiet location walking distance to everything
short stroll to the beach and a downhill walk to the village of sawtell
would absolutely recommend staying here if you want a chilled holiday within walking distance to beaches, cafes and restaurants
great one night stay in a beautiful little neighbourhood just up from the beach and a great coffee shop on the hilltop corner
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2. Lovely seaside villa (from USD 190)

Another option in the Sawtell Seaside Villas complex is this lovely seaside villa. Both villas have familiar layouts and are near the beach. For larger families that are traveling together, you can consider booking both villas and opening the adjourning gate to allow for a bigger space for everyone to have fun. Like Seaside Villa A, discounts for a seven-night stay is applicable as well.

Stayed at this property?

10.97 km (6.9 mi) from The Big Banana Fun Park
61 reviews   Wifi Available
villa 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the other unit available (which fronts onto the street) would be just as nice and have that extra parking nearby if you needed it
we had enough room to park 3 cars along the driveway
very comfortable, i could live their permanetly
very impressed overall with the villa
villa was immaculate & well equipped, ample room for a family of 6 adults + baby
Cleanliness:
clean and tidy
very clean and tidy
2 bathrooms was helpful
the apartment was well appointed, clean and had everything we needed - from towels to dishwasher blocks
the property was clean, comfortable, spacious and in a good location
Host:
wasn't a big deal for us at all, but might help you decide between the two!
the villa was extremely well presented with good quality furniture, bedding and linen
love staying at the villa,well equipped,clean ,handy to shops ,beach, home away from home
wendy is a great host
if you have a big car, the driveway could prove a bit tricky
Location:
the location is excellent, just a very short stroll to everything
great accommodation only minutes to the main beach and shops
it's close to the beach and the village
one note- this villa is located on the "lane" side of the street that runs parallel to the beach
this property was in a great location close to the boutique shopping centre of sawtell, rsl & beach
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3. Cozy creekside apartment (from USD 142)

Feel the breeze flowing through this small but cozy creekside apartment as you and your partner watch the tides from the large veranda. The bathroom has been recently renovated and there is also a small kitchenette for you to use. The Sawtell main street is just a short walk away if you want to take in the village life. And don’t worry about breakfast either, for you will be served a complimentary continental meal in the mornings.

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11.31 km (7.1 mi) from The Big Banana Fun Park
103 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:
the bed was very comfortable and the bathroom was large and stocked with gorgeous soaps and shampoo etc
the bed was big and comfy and the bathroom was modern, with an excellent shower and big bath
only stayed one night but we wish we could have stayed longer
fresh milk in the fridge was nice to see as well, as for someone who travels a lot, i've tasted enough long life to last a life time
everything you could need or want is provided making for a very comfortable stay
Cleanliness:
very clean and well presented
good size, very clean
this is a delightful b and b, beautifully appointed with a lovely verandah to watch the ebb & flow of water in the creek
Host:
leonie was a wonderful host
leonie was a great host
we could not have been happier
the owner contacted me ahead of time to confirm when i would be arriving, and was kind enough to personally greet me and give me the tour
lovely breakfast supplies,chocolates and champagne
Location:
close to restaurants and beach
just a short walk to the beach and the shops and cafes
close to village and beaches,lovey cafes and restaurants
its a beautiful, and well appointed property which is very secluded
easy booking system
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4. Two-story modern home close to the beach (from USD 129)

This beautiful two-story townhouse, which is located half a block away from the beach and First Avenue, has modern furnishings throughout the house. There are three bedrooms that can sleep up to six people via two queen sized beds and two single beds. The open-concept kitchen is equipped with modern appliances and a dining space area. A spacious and comfortable lounge area leads out to a balcony that runs the length of the dining and living areas. Linen is provided on site, but you are requested bring your own beach towels. Do note that pets are not permitted on the premises.

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10.65 km (6.7 mi) from The Big Banana Fun Park
41 reviews  
townhome 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beds were comfortable ensuite was very small downstairs bedroom was noisey if you left the door open
Cleanliness:
it was clean and modern with fully optioned kitchen
unit wasn’t cleaned well on arrival however property manager had cleaner return to complete
Location:
the location was ideal the price was great
great size great location plenty of space close to the beach
this property is spacious and well n a great location
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5. s-inspired home close to the beach (from USD 233)

Choose from a Balinese beach-style suite or a modern coastal style suite at this accommodation. This 70’s-inspired architecturally designed place is close to the beach, restaurants, and bars, as well as the national park. It comes with a fully-equipped outdoor kitchen, a lounge with a fireplace, and two bedrooms. You are also welcome to bring your pets!

Stayed at this property?
Sawtell, New South Wales, Australia
11.78 km (7.4 mi) from The Big Banana Fun Park
bed & breakfast 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

6. Luxurious, ginger-tone private rental (from USD 208)

This accommodation might seem ordinary at first glance, but three uniquely themed “ginger” suites await you once you explore further. Each suite also comes with its own queen-sized bed, television sets, and en suite bathrooms. For those who love to cook, you can enjoy using the stainless steel chef kitchen that is equipped with the latest European equipment. If you feel like dining outside, the restaurants and cafe at the Sawtell village main street is just a 10-minutes walk away.

Stayed at this property?

10.43 km (6.5 mi) from The Big Banana Fun Park
69 reviews   Wifi Available
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

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

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
loads of space and very comfy
ann and al gee have created a beautiful and relaxing place with three separate spaces for couples or individuals to retreat to and a cooks kitchen and shared living space to come together in
each room has its own bathroom and seating area, as well as a large lounge room, kitchen and dining room
sleeps three couples very comfortably
the reason i have only rated as a 3 is because we found it wasn't cleaned at all well
Cleanliness:
glasses, cups etc were clean, bedding and towels were clean as well
the three suites and most luxurious, esp the white suite upstairs, (my accomodation)
Host:
your hospitality was very appreciated
thank you ann and allan for welcoming our family to ginger
ginger is all character and style
we choose to eat out for every meal, not sure how long ago the oven was cleaned
alan and ann are the perfect hosts
Location:
close to beach and shops
liked the location
really quiet location
short walk to shops and beach
wonderful quiet location with a beautiful outlook to a tropical garden
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7. Modern villa by the sea (from USD 204)

This modern seaside villa, found opposite of the beach, has been recently refurbished with new linens, beds, and furnishings. There are two bedrooms in the villa: the master bedroom comes with a queen-sized bed, a walk-in wardrobe, and an en suite bathroom; while the other bedroom has two single beds that be combined together to form a king bed. You can find an herb garden and an outdoor barbecue grill in the north courtyard. Do note that discounts for a seven-night stay is applicable.

Stayed at this property?

10.98 km (6.9 mi) from The Big Banana Fun Park
70 reviews   Wifi Available
villa 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
property was immaculate and everything was provided
the unit is as shown in the photos and was spotlessly clean and very spacious with all essentials provided for our stay
it has everything we need and is always spotlessly clean
beds were very comfortable
we were disappointed to arrive at the villa after a long day of driving to discover no soap provided in the showers or tea or coffee in the kitchen
Cleanliness:
very comfortable, clean, lovely decor
very neat and tidy villa
super clean & had everything you need
perfect location very neat & clean, all supplies provided including beach towels ,
clean, comfortable and spacious
Host:
the home is very well equipped with everything you would expect, and more
the owner is very obliging and communicative
wendy is most hospitable, available to answer any questions you may have and very open to suggestions about ideas for inclusions etc
wendy is very helpful too
not big issues but i've always had these provisions in a short stay and was looking forward to both after a stressful day
Location:
all within walking distance
could easily walk to the shops and beach
the prooerty is well positioned, close to beach, shops, cafes
the villa is in a great location
the position could not be better - with clubs, pubs, restaurants, cinema and beach all within a few minutes walk (no more than 300 metres to everything)
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8. Lush home by the sea (from USD 262)

Set against lush grassland and with a view of the sea in the distance, this accommodation has the right amount of space for a party of six people to relax. Its open design allows for light cool breezes to flow through and keep you refreshed throughout your stay. There are three bedrooms, a beautiful, fully-equipped granite kitchen, and a spacious veranda with a barbecue grill. Sawtell’s fig tree-lined first avenue is approximately 400 meters (437.44 yards) away where you can find cafes, restaurants, shops, and the cinema. Do note that smoking is prohibited on the premises.

Stayed at this property?
Sawtell, NSW, AU
11.06 km (6.9 mi) from The Big Banana Fun Park
26 reviews  
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
as a previous reviewer mentioned the photos don’t do it justice spacious comfortable relaxed atmosphere
Cleanliness:
very clean and modern
house clean and tidy and worked well
excellent property - great location spacious clean and comfortable
Host:
met the owner who was very friendly and helpful
norelle is the perfect host
norelle is the perfect host
norelle was a great host & we loved our stay
we enjoyed our time at kootingal and found the owner norelle very pleasant and helpful
Location:
sawtell was a great location
easy walk to all of sawtell
an easy walk to shops and restaurants
the location was perfect for us with kids
the house is great close to the beach and the shopping areas restaurants etc
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A breezy escapade by the coast

The seaside sanctuary of Sawtell is a place that you simply have to visit if you are ever in the state of New South Wales. With beautiful creeks and plenty of nature trails, it is the ideal place to recharge and distance yourself away from all the stress that bugs you. Have fun discovering all that Sawtell has to offer.

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