Set on the banks of the Macleay River in New South Wales, South West Rocks is an ideal holiday location to take in Australia’s warm weather, warm oceans and nearby heritage sites. South West Rocks is a five-hour drive from Sydney and closer to six hours from Brisbane. Today, South West Rocks is a tourist destination that offers beautiful beaches for swimming year-round as well as fishing, scuba-diving and walking through rainforests. The town is also known for providing a home to one of Australia’s oldest lighthouses, the Smoky Cape Lighthouse, which provides the ideal location for whale watching. When visiting this quiet coastal town, away from bustling development, you are able to find several different types of accommodation options that fit your holiday schedule. Continue to read for our top picks of Stayz Accommodation in the town of South West Rocks, which caters to solo-travelers, couples and families.
Located just a short walk away to beaches, shops and restaurants, Suzie’s beach house is located a short walk from three beaches, local hotels and restaurants. The beach house has a lounge room with a large LCD TV and the main bedroom has a LED television. There are ceiling fans in all rooms, a gas BBQ, fully fenced yard, off-street parking and access to a lock-up garage.
Suzie’s beach house is the perfect location for families to explore the historic Trial Bay Gaol, a local heritage site that was built in the 1880s. In addition, Smoky Cape Lighthouse, scenic bush-walks and activities including diving, fishing and golfing that are popular in South West Rocks are in close vicinity to Suzie’s beach house.
Susie's Beach House at South West Rocks
Top guest reviewsvery comfortable for 4 adults and 2 kidseverything was as discribedlovely place plenty of room will be backcomfortable beds and loungewe made good use of the well equipped kitchen and front verandahdespite being on the main road into town it was very quiet and we enjoyed sitting on the deck at the front for breakfast and sunset drinks! would definitely stay again, thank you!very clean and tidythe house was clean and tidy with a decently appointed kitchenthe house is well appointed with everything you could possible need and was very clean and tidygreat location, very clean & comfortable, excellent bedsthe property is i a perfect location clean & well kept great for families facilities up to high standard great hosts
Host:very enjoyablekept us informedthe house was really well set upquiet town with a kid friendly beach, play equipment and kangaroos on the golf course nearbywe always hire houses when we travel and this is by far the best we have ever been toRead more reviewsit was in a very convenient location and close to beachwalking distance to beach and main streetwalking distance to shops and beachgreat location and pricethe location couldn't be better - we walked to everything in the village
Stay close to both the town and the beach with this ocean view apartment in South West Rocks. A close walk to the town centre and about 100 metres (328 feet) to the beach, this holiday accommodation is ideal to explore the shops and restaurants of South West Rocks, the beautiful beaches of the area as well as providing Yarrahapani mountain views. This spacious two-bedroom apartment is complete with air conditioning, two bathrooms and all the necessary conveniences for your next holiday.
Ocean View 1 - South West Rocks
Top guest reviewsthe beds were comfortable and other furniture was finekitchen had plenty of cutlery and cooking utensilsfilthy carpet and loungesis the second stay in the apartment because we love the apartmentthe lack of cleanliness is what let it downthe toilets were not clean and the place had not been vacuumed for who knows how longzero complimentary facilities provideddeep sea fishing charters just a short drive away from oceanview appartments, it was ideal for us
Host:minimalist crockery etc no wine glasses and cheapest cutlery set imaginablelocation great but not enough to make up for shortcomingsit would be nice if they at least supplied hand soap in the bathroomswe feel in love with south west rocks last year and decided to come back for a weeks holidayeasy walk to three different beaches and back creek, great for swimming, paddle boarding and fishing, close to all the shops and lots of food styles, as well as the park and weekend marketsRead more reviewscapped off by a 9am checkout well below industry standardsopposite the theatreconvenient to everything that we needed to enjoy our break away
Kookaburra cottage is a unique accommodation option in South West Rocks. With three bedrooms and two bathrooms, the cottage is ideal for a large family or group of friends. The cottage has an open living plan that overlooks a back yard and a verandah, making it ideal for the group evenings to spend time together. There are ceiling fans and a modern kitchen which is fully equipped with all necessary amenities.
Set in an extremely convenient location, Kookaburra cottage is only a short walk to the beach and 50 metres (164 feet) away from the shops, making this a great accommodation option for your visit to South West Rocks.
Kookaburra Cottage - South West Rocks
Top guest reviewswe chose south west rocks for a family gathering to cellebrate our mothers 90th birthday, mum has a twin sister who travelled down from qld with her family and it was lovely!kookaburra cottage was ...plenty of room for the kids and a stone's throw to the beachheaps if off street parking tooeverything provided except soap for showersgreat place for 3 couples on a weekend awayeverything that was listed was therelarge, clean and welcoming homenicely renovated, spacious & well equippedhired sheets and towels which was so reasonable - with suewe had 3 generations stay at the cottage, and was just brilliant
Host:would happily book kookaburra cottage againour fourth year and booked again for next yearhappy to recommend this holiday home as well equipped,clean and within walking distance to almost everything and gets a lovely sea breeze in the eveningspace, comfort and easy, very easy walk to beaches, golf, fishing, foodwe would be happy to return to kookaburra cottage for another great holidayRead more reviewsperfectly located and pricedgreat position - close to beach, park and shopsclose to shops, beach and facilitieswalking distance to beach, shops etc comfy beds plus lounge & dining areas very spaciousgreat location clues to town
Sunny Nook is a two-bedroom villa, providing the comforts of home in your holiday accommodation. A modern kitchen, well-sized shower and separate toilet makes Sunny Nook perfect for families visiting South West Rocks. A patio in the back of the house provides the ideal location for relaxing, as it overlooks bushland and even provides access to these outdoor walking tracks. The yard is fully fenced and the patio completely screened, for privacy and safety of guests. The South West Rocks Country Club is located a short walk away, with access to sports and recreational activities including golf, skating, swimming, soccer, tennis and even walking tracks.
Sunny Nook - South West Rocks
Top guest reviewsscreened verandah is fantasticbest thing is the enclosed rear verandah - as we had a lot of rain and it was somewhere to sit in comfort without feeling cooped up insidewe were very pleased to find this little cottage was all that we had hoped for and above expectationcomfotable, neat and cleanvery clean, well equiped, value for moneywonderfully clean, tidy, quiet and well equippedvery clean and comfortable little house
Host:lovely and helpful staff at the real estate tooRead more reviews10 min walk to walk to the town centre - comfortable walk to the local bakeries for breakfastnot too far from town centre, and very well equippedvery conveniently located and bathroom very easily accessed with walk in shower, only a few manageable steps at the back and a plesant outlook from the sunroom
Looking for accommodation options to bring your pet along with you for your holiday? Look no further as this beach house in South West Rocks is pet friendly, and has the added advantage of a stellar location. A two-bedroom beach house, each with a queen-sized bed and an additional pull out futon for extra guests, has all the modern facilities for a holiday accommodation including a large lock-up garage which can also be accessed from within the house, a BBQ, a large fenced yard and parking space for those who bring their own boat. The beach house is located only a few minutes from the beach and shops of South West Rocks.
Beach House - South West Rocks
Top guest reviewspluses: comfy beds, great shower, well-equipped kitchenthe house is really good for a holiday stay - really well stocked kitchen, good bathroom, comfortable beds and heaps of roomwe two and our little dog spent 3 nights at the beach house: it's an old place, but very comfortable and roomyclean, tidy, comfortable, pleasant fully self contained older style house - a home away from homewe stayed here with our small dog - first time visitors to south west rocks and for us it was idealvery comfortable, clean and close to all facilities
Host:garage, fly screens, fans, dog-friendly, neat and tidy and totally close to beaches and pub etcbut no big deal overall but something the owner could fix at no great expensethe only downside are the blinds which don't work and as another reviewer mentioned, the old loungesit's generally a good house and convenient position but needs a thorough clean - the window sills are all very dirty, very dusty under the furniture, hall runner, top of the fridge, skirting boards...the team from rocks real estate were incredibly helpful and friendlyRead more reviewswalking distance to beach, shops and eating facilitiesthis beach house has everythingreally close to the bridge across to back beach which was perfect for talking the dog for long walks, and really close to the shops and main beachthe house is located on a busy corner in a high-traffic area so there is lots of car/truck noise and heaps of pedestrians passing by - it didn't particularly bother us, but if you're looking for oe...also be prepared to take everything - there is not even a brush or dishwashing liquid
This two-bedroom apartment, located on the first floor of the building is the ideal, centrally located accommodation option for a group of two to four people. A very short walk of only 50 metres (164 feet) to Main Beach in South West Rocks, as well as to the central business district of the town, the apartment provides air conditioning in the main bedroom, laundry amenities and a single lock-up garage. Guests should not miss Main Beach, Horseshoe Bay or the South West Rocks Country Club for a game of golf and a variety of other activities during their stay at Parkside.
Parkside # 3 - South West Rocks
Top guest reviewswe only stayed two nights and could have stayed moregood location, well equipped and very comfortable and cleangreat location, well equipped and very comfortable and cleanRead more reviewsgreat location comfortable handy to everything beaches etcclean, well serviced and convenientquiet and close to beach and town centre
Pete’s place is an outstanding property, beautifully designed for optimal guest comfort in mind. Four bedrooms and two bathrooms are located upstairs. The downstairs provides a living space, dining facilities, a modern kitchen and laundry amenities. Outside, guests have the option to enjoy a BBQ on the back deck which overlooks a fully fenced yard—ideal for children and outdoor leisure activities.
The beach is located a short walk away and can be reached via a leisurely stroll. Pete’s place is ideal for groups of friends or large families looking to get away and visit the beach town of South West Rocks.
Pete's Place - South West Rocks
Top guest reviewslost one star because of no a/c thats allwe would love to stay their again but without a/c we wont be able to however i would be more than happy to pay a bit more money to rent it if it was going to get a/c , but overall its a nice place ...hi all its a great place to stay at but sadly it had no a/c and it made it very uncomfortable to stay in during the day and it was really hard to sleep at night for everyone as it was a hot few day...spacious, comfortable 2 storey 4-br house with 3 bathrooms was really goodRead more reviewsfound the 9am check out time a little too early, especially as the cleaner was there for 8september is a good time to stay, but i think it would be too hot in summer, as there is no airconditioning, and the upstairs got quite warm, even in septemberreal estate attended to minor maintenance issues very quickly
Beachside bliss at South West Rocks
South West Rocks provides the ultimate getaway for a beach vacation. With a beautiful ocean on one side and awe-inspiring national parks on the other, the town provides the destination to explore New South Wales’ rich cultural heritage from. Be sure to check out the colonial structures of Trial Bay Gaol and Smoky Cape Lighthouse while you are visiting. Our list of Stayz accommodation options will provide comfort and all the amenities you would need on your holiday to South West Rocks.
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