Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Bilgola Beach, Australia

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Picture this: the warm ocean breeze kisses your skin as you gaze upon the shimmering beauty of the Pacific Ocean, with the sky painted in warm, sunset hues. Sounds like paradise? Unlock the picturesque, hidden gem of Sydney, by visiting the coastal village of Bilgola Beach and discover all the treasures it has to offer. Bilgola is an Aboriginal word for swirling waters and fittingly so, as this region is characterized by pristine surfing beaches, punctuated by high rocky highlands. Bilgola Beach offers endless hours of sun-kissed adventures for all ages and is a favorite beachside escape for the locals.

This seaside wonder is tucked between Newport and Avalon Beach and features stunning picnic areas, large, salt-water rock pools and scenic fishing spots, for the avid fisherman. Why not build a sandcastle on the golden sands of Bilgola Beach, Australia, and check out these top Airbnb vacation rentals in the area, today?

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. Private studio with picturesque views

Forget all your worries and find your piece of paradise in this delightful studio cottage, boasting serene views of Pittwater and the shimmering azure of the Pacific Ocean. This cottage offers guests little pockets of comfort and tranquillity in its design and layout. The studio can sleep up to two guests in a cozy bedroom and is equipped with all the modern amenities one would expect for an unforgettable getaway. Modern conveniences are within a few minutes’ drive from this vacation rental.

Bayview, New South Wales, Australia
15.96 km (10.0 mi) from Manly Beach
252 reviews  
Entire cabin 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
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also enjoyed having breakfast with a view on the balcony
the cottage is very comfortable and the view is spectacular
stunning views and very homely and comfortable
the view is amazing and the cottage cozy and well organized
it’s a sweet cottage with warmly fire heater and beautiful view serenity place love it
lovely host and special welcome touch
lindy is a great host and bakes an amazing loaf of bread
lindy and john are wonderful hosts and now firm friends
lindy is an amazing host she is very generous and helpful
lindy is lovely and was very helpful
an amazing space and location best weekend away in a long time
expect to be blown away by the beautiful location and gorgeous cottage
the location and the surrounding areas are perfect for a long weekend
great location with the northern beaches at your doorstep
great location peaceful and serene
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2. Modern treehouse escape

Nestled among the trees, surrounded by uninterrupted peace and tranquillity, make yourself at home in this beautiful hideaway. The rooms of this cabin enjoy natural light, which creates a relaxed ambiance. This treehouse has all the modern amenities and can sleep up to two guests in one bedroom with a balcony, overlooking the shimmering blue waters of Avalon Beach.

This space also features a living room and bathroom but has no cooking facilities. Fear not, as popular cafes and restaurants are but a 15 minute walk away. Enjoy morning coffees on the wooden deck, frolic in the warm waters of Bilgola Beach, take a walk to Avalon village or admire the sights and sounds of the local birdlife.

18.29 km (11.4 mi) from Manly Beach
274 reviews  
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests

3. Artistic bush escape

Escape into nature in this stunning apartment, teeming with charm and character. Set among the lush greenery of the Australian bushlands, this home offers treehouse living with a touch of modern, contemporary style and design. The living spaces encourage guests to unwind and relax and can accommodate up to five guests. This establishment is close to Avalon Beach and village, where guests can dabble in some surfing or merely enjoy a day in the sun.

Due to the setting of the apartment, guests can enjoy breathtaking sunset views from the wooden deck, listen to the sweet chatter of the local birdlife or catch glimpses of the wildlife, that frequently visits the surroundings. Guests are a drive away from the eclectic neighborhood, which boasts some of the best cafes, restaurants and bars in the region.

18.84 km (11.8 mi) from Manly Beach
123 reviews  
Entire apartment 3 Beds 5 Guests

4. Tranquil, modern apartment for three

Kick off your shoes and unwind in this apartment, offering a private room for up to two guests. The home is old and has a lot of charm, like creaking wooden floors but it offers guests world-class, modern amenities. Everything is in place for guests’ ease and comfort. The vacation rental can sleep up to three guests and features a delightful en-suite with a shower. The home has large windows, which not only allows natural light to filter through the apartment but also grants guests scenic views of Pittwater towards Church Point.

This charming apartment is in a prime spot for guests to explore the surroundings, as Newport Beach and village and the Royal Motor Yacht Club are five minutes away, while Avalon and Mona Vale are a seven-minute drive. Along the way, you will stumble upon quaint bars, cafes and restaurants, like Halyards Bar and Café and Alfred’s Table Fine Dining Restaurant. There is something for everyone.

17.11 km (10.7 mi) from Manly Beach
95 reviews  
Private room 2 Beds 3 Guests

5. Romantic hideaway for two

Set your heart aflutter in this charming, private cabin in the woods. Ideal for couples, this secluded hideaway is accessible by water. Hop on a ferry for a 10-minute ride or catch a water taxi from Church Point to the cabin. The bucolic surroundings set the tone for a romantic getaway. This timber cabin has been stylishly decorated and offers magnificent views over Pittwater and of the national park. The everchanging landscape is the perfect backdrop for bushwalking, swimming, watching wildlife or merely relaxing.

18.65 km (11.6 mi) from Manly Beach
90 reviews  
Island 1 Bed 2 Guests

6. Luxurious beach escape (from USD 108)

Opulent living awaits the guests who decide to call this rustic sanctuary their home away from home. This home oozes elegance and luxury in its design and wide-open spaces. Each of the rooms has been lavishly decorated with all the amenities of a high-end apartment. The cabin can sleep up to five guests and is within a 10-minute stroll from scenic beaches, like Whale Beach.

This region also offers guests a myriad of cultural and natural wonders to explore. Guests can even dabble in some outdoor and indoor activities located close by, like bushwalking, shopping or seeing a movie in the Avalon retro theatre.

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Whale Beach, New South Wales, Australia
20.44 km (12.7 mi) from Manly Beach
345 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
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this is a well appointed apartment with a lovely partial view of the sea and whale beach
the bedroom was a great size and all furniture was very comfortable
all amenities were considered which made our 3 night stay feel very comfortable and homely
comfortable bedding and down pillows good mattress and linens
this is s really lovely apartment with beautiful views and access to whale beach
immaculately clean and tidy
the house was extremely clean and just beautiful
the accommodation was really clean with plenty of thoughtful elements
very clean and stylish greatly furnished kitchen and so comfy
place was tastefully decorated and sparkling clean
david and emily were wonderful hosts
emily was a great host
david and emily were the best hosts
david and emily were very thoughtful hosts that made us feel very welcome
david and emily are the most welcoming hosts
the location is perfect
relaxing location to explore the area from
such a close and comfortable walk to the local beach with a great cafe near the beach
the location and setting is amazing
super cute place perfect couples retreat
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7. Charming, one-bedroom apartment, overlooking the beach

Opulent living awaits the traveler who opts to stay in this charming apartment. Listen to the soft crash of the waves, feel the ocean breeze kiss your skin and enjoy uninterrupted views of the horizon from the balcony. This one-bedroom apartment overlooks the beach and is a perfect beachside escape for two. Quaint cafes and restaurants are within walking distance of the studio.

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Bilgola Beach, New South Wales, Australia
17.51 km (10.9 mi) from Manly Beach
240 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
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amazing views and wonderful apartment
great views and very comfortable accomodation
absolutely the best views and amazing apartment
the view really is breathtaking - from all rooms
we had a wonderfully relaxing time sitting in comfortable lounge chairs drinks in hand enjoying the spectacular visage
lovely clean modern space to stay
the unit was spotlessly clean with a lovely feeling
the house is very clean and stylish with super comfy couches and bed
very clean and comfortable has everything you need
the property was very clean
alan was a great host and available to answer any questions quickly
alan was a great host
alan was a great host and staying at his home was an absolute treat
alan was very quick answering everything and super helpful
alan and kerrie were the perfect hosts
fantastic location overlooking bilgola beach a 10/15 minute walk away
fantastic location picturesque living space
newport beach is a 20 minute walk away via a lovely cliff side walk
perfect location to relax and chill
cafe at beach park is amazing for breakfast
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8. Amazing retreat for large groups

Looking for the perfect spot for an unforgettable getaway for the family? Look no further than this spacious house, which can accommodate large groups of up to 12 guests in three tastefully-designed bedrooms. Not only does the house enjoy ample space but it also offers outdoor and indoor entertainment options for guests of all ages. Watch unparalleled views of the sunset from the comfort of the large, undercover balcony, take a plunge in the heated outdoor pool or nestle into a massage chair and take your pick from an extensive selection of books in the library.

The rich, lush forest which surrounds the house prompts guests to explore the nature trails which lead to the pristine beaches of Newport and Bilgola. If you’re looking to explore the village and mingle with the locals, venture out to Avalon village, which has a local cinema and a wide range of café and restaurant options.

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Newport, New South Wales, Australia
16.79 km (10.5 mi) from Manly Beach
248 reviews  
Entire house 7 Beds 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
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relacing pool and great view
lovely comfortable family house with great views
her house is very comfortable with fabulous views and lovely local walks
all of the beds were comfortable and warm bedding made for great sleeping
and we loved the board games an book room
very clean place beautiful views and a clean and impeccable place
it is comfortable clean and has a fabulous outlook
the place was bigger than we expected and it was very clean (which everyone loved)
michelle's place is clean and neat great facilities and minutes from the beach
she was an excellent host and we would certainly recommend staying with her
michelle was a great host
very good host and was always available for questions
michelle is a great host who was very accommodating
michelle is a wonderful host
a wonderful property and close to everything
great location 5min walk from newport beach
great location close to beaches close to shops and restaurants
michelle’s place is ideal for small groups
newport is beautiful location for families
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9. Beachside cabin

Escape to this beachside oasis, surrounded by the sounds of nature. This vacation rental offers private accommodation for up to two guests in a lovely cabin, decorated in natural tones. The cottage enjoys ample natural light, which lends to the calm and welcoming ambiance.

The beachside cottage is ideally located near Avalon Village and 200 meters (656.2 feet) from the city, where guests can find cafes, eateries and family activities. Guests can take a leisurely stroll to Whale and Avalon Beaches, where they can relax, swim, surf or enjoy the serenity of the beach.

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Avalon, New South Wales, Australia
20.07 km (12.5 mi) from Manly Beach
679 reviews  
Entire cabin 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
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also mattress was comfortable
the bed was comfortable and the cabin had all the amenities you would need for a short stay
we had a little bit of trouble with the wifi range but otherwise we really enjoyed our stay
beautiful little private cottage well presented and very comfortable for an overnight stay (or longer)
the bed was comfortable good coffee and food just a few minutes drive away
very clean and spacious
clean cosy and comfortable
really nice and clean cabin
extremely clean & the bed was so comfortable
the shower is also very clean and spacious
great place really nice host
beautiful place & awesome host
receptive host and cool personal touches
hendrika is a truly amazing host
she was very hospitable and welcoming and we had a great time
cute little place great location
the location was brilliant
great location and very private
good location and privacy
wonderful cabin location is excellent
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10. Beautiful Albert cottage at Avalon Beach

Be greeted by comfort and quality from the moment you step into this quaint cottage. This unique mini-home has all the creature comforts one expects in a getaway and can comfortably sleep up to five guests in two bedrooms. Guests can make themselves right at home in the spacious living room, where the concertina doors open onto a large deck with a BBQ.

When you opt to stay in this bungalow, you’ll be close to a diverse selection of eateries and shops or you can take a ferry around Pittwater or climb to the Palm Beach Lighthouse.

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Avalon, New South Wales, Australia
19.91 km (12.4 mi) from Manly Beach
279 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
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the kitchen bathroom & especially the coffee machine was excellent and very convenient
the breakfast and cheese plate was so nice to enjoy
thanks for welcoming us with all the little extras including breakfast essentials
highlights: the beds the hot shower holiday breakfast treat surprises in the fridge :) we hope to return
the cottage was a larger than we expected was lovely and clean and super comfortable
it was clean and tidy
all clean functional and in order
very clean and with excellent facilities inside the property
new clean trendy and everything there you would ever need
very clean and comfortable and close to restaurants shops and beaches
our hosts were so welcoming and keen to make us feel at home
ross & margie are lovely people and great hosts
the hosts ross and margaret are warm welcoming people
our hosts lives next door and is always ready to assist us
ross and margie are thoughtful and attentive hosts
beautiful property in an ideal location
there are also many cute shops and restaurants within walking distance
great location great place quite street and so close to the beach
fantastic accommodation in a really central position
a super place in a lovely location near whale beach
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Say yes to Bilgola Beach

Bask in the natural beauty of Bilgola Beach and experience luxury, comfort and hospitality at one of these stunning Airbnb vacation rentals.

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