About an hour’s drive south of Melbourne lies the charming community of Red Hill. Sitting among hills layered with grape vines and olive trees, you will find the main attraction here is the many wineries and distilleries. Wine lovers will rejoice at the many wineries to visit and all of the local wines to sample. The three top wineries you won’t want to miss are Mont Rouge Estate, Polperro Winery and Peninsula Galleries. Mont Rouge is a great place to spend an afternoon with friends. Enjoy the view from the deck while you sample the local wines and tapas style menu. Enjoy a fine glass, or two, of wine with your dinner at Polperro, where the views are worth the visit. The Peninsula Galleries features a lovely cafe where they serve a proper afternoon tea and an art gallery featuring work by local artists.
If wine is not your thing, head on over to Mock Red Hill. For just $5 you can enjoy a tasting of their homemade ciders. Behind the store is a cafe where you can grab a bite to eat or just relax with a cup of coffee. Beer drinkers can visit Red Hill Brewery and order up a tasting paddle of some of the local beers. Relax on the patio and enjoy some of the BBQ meats, they go well with the beer. Families might prefer to visit some of the local farms, like Sunny Ridge Strawberry Farm or the Red Hill Cherry Farm. Both farms give you the chance to pick your own fruit, if in season, as well as purchase some local jams, jellies, and ciders.
This private villa is the ultimate getaway for couples. Everything about this rental has been designed for romance. Enjoy the indoor and outdoor living areas that include a BBQ and spa with double sided fireplace. The villa has a full kitchen for romantic dinners in and the host’s will even throw in a bottle of bubbly. Located a short distance from downtown Mornington, you have easy access to the many restaurants and shops. Walk a little further and you will be at the pier where you can enjoy the views and sandy beaches.
Tantilize-Victoria's No 1! Luxury Romantic RetreatMornington, Victoria, Australia
Top guest reviewsThe bed was super comfortable and the spa was perfect!!Outdoor spa area really cool, and the bed incredibly comfortable.And the spa is 10/10Very clean and everything as statedIt is really clean and beautiful!Super clean house and lives up to the photos shown!
Host:What else can be said that hasn't been already??!Thank you, Kathryn!Thank you so much KathrynRead more reviewsOnce again, thank you for letting us stay at your place.This place exceeded my expectations and beyond!Really good place!
One bedroom studio with beautiful views of the bay. A great place for a romantic vacation. Enjoy lounging around in the large living room, cooking up a meal in the fully-equipped kitchen, and enjoying the views from the outdoor patio. Stroll through the lovely gardens, or just relax in the beach chairs. Within walking distance of the villa are the beach, hot springs and some of the local wineries.
Beachside studio 300m beach, viewsMcCrae, Victoria, Australia
Top guest reviewsBed very comfortable.The bed was super comfy too!Very comfortable bed and linens!Was very clean and stylish.Very clean and spacious.Clean and fully furnished.
Host:Thank you Tania and Jeff, it was truly appreciated.Thank you to Tania, Jeff and Ruby.Couldn’t recommend enough ❤Read more reviewsLocation location location!What more can I say about this place.The place was perfect!
Enjoy stunning 300-degree views of the bay and marina in this large “tree house” perfect for families. Upstairs is the private master bedroom with an ensuite bathroom, and located downstairs are two other two bedrooms and a shared bath. The kitchen is stocked with cooking utensils and necessary condiments to get you started. Also included in this rental are plenty of items to keep everyone busy: frisbee, yoga mat, body board, kite and board games. The property is situated within walking distance of the beach, wineries, and restaurants.
MILLION DOLLAR VIEWMount Martha, Victoria, Australia
Top guest reviewsWHEN HE WAS TRYING TO GO TO THE TOILET!The beds are pretty hard.There was a spider in my bed despite the bed being fitted with clean linen.Quite dated, could do with a deeper clean.All furniture is in good condition and clean.Very let down by the cleanliness of the “professional” cleaners.
Host:If you’re going to stay here, I recommend bringing your own pillows.And not a can of Mortein to be seen.Luckily my friend who visited me...Read more reviews10/10 place to stayNice place :)Great place recommended!!
This large private apartment makes for the perfect couples getaway. The apartment is fitted with a arge bedroom and bath, indoor and outdoor living areas, as well as a small kitchenette. The host provides a complimentary bottle of wine as well as a tray of sweet and savory treats. Enjoy watching the sun rising from the comfort of the deck, with your favorite breakfast beverage. Also included is a gift voucher for one of the local spas!
McCrae Lighthouse RetreatMcCrae, Victoria, Australia
Top guest reviewsLoved eating brekky on the table and chairs outside every morning.The bed was firm, but I actually prefer that.The shower was so big, and the bed so comfortable!Everything was well stocked and extremely clean, you wouldn't have to leave!Clean and comfortable xClean, perfectly furnished and so welcoming.
Host:She went above and beyond as our host and we really appreciated that.what more can you ask for . . .I’m not sure which better-Read more reviewsWill definitely be back for sure and will tell others about your place!It was a perfect place to spend our 'minimoon' together.The place itself is perfect!
This studio apartment has everything you need for a romantic vacation. One bedroom, bath, open floor plan, private pool with outdoor BBQ area, and small kitchen. The rental is centrally located to enjoy the region’s many attractions. Nearby you will find Arthur’s Seat State Park, Peninsula Hot Springs, golf course, wineries, and shops.
Peninsula BreezesMcCrae, Victoria, Australia
Top guest reviewsWe enjoyed the quite and the comfy bed.The bed was super comfy, the shower is good and the kitchen is well equipped.The bed and lounge area are both very comfortable.Very clean and had everything we needed.So clean and bright.We loved the location and how clean and modern the home is.
Host:We achieved what we came for, leaving refreshed.Thank you again Mick and Sue!Will definitely come back and recommend the place to others :)Read more reviewsThe place was just as described!It’s really good place for relaxing.This was a great place to stay!
Situated only a few steps away from Abelli Estate Winery, this modern and spacious house provides plenty of space for up to 14 people. The house features six bedrooms and eight beds along with modern facilities that include two bathrooms, two separate living areas and a modern kitchen, among others. As a guest, you can also enjoy the fast wireless internet connection and Netflix for free. Moreover, there is a wood fireplace that you can use to keep warm when you come during colder days.
Collins Street House in Red HillRed Hill, Victoria, Australia
Top guest reviewsThe kitchen is really well equipped and bathrooms are nice.Beds were multiple and super comfy.The kitchen is well equipped and plenty of room for parking.The kitchen is very well equipped and immaculately clean.Very comfortable and sparkling clean.The house itself, perfectly clean and as described.
Host:Thank you KimThank you many times over.Could spend more time here.Read more reviewsgreat place, thank you!Great location for exploring the peninsula.A nice place to get together with family.
Once owned by the church, this house that dates back to 1885 has been restored and renovated. The large home is great for families or groups traveling together. The house features 3 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, living room, full kitchen, and large yard for your four-legged friends. Right across the street is the Red Hill Market, open the first Saturday of every month. The market features over 300 vendors selling locally grown produce and handmade items. Just a short drive away you will find the beaches, wineries, and shops of Red Hill.
The Sunday School Red HillRed Hill, Victoria, Australia
Top guest reviewsThe beds were all very comfortable.Beds were all very comfy.Very clean, very comfortable beds.Beautifully presented and very clean !House was very clean and easy to find.The house was very clean and comfortable.
Host:Just what we were looking for.Thank you Michelle.Thank you Michelle!!Read more reviewsTea and coffee provided.Great place to stay!A great place to get away
This large home is ideal for extended families or large groups traveling together. With 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, living room, full kitchen, and a balcony, there is definitely plenty of room for everyone. On the grounds are beautiful gardens and a winery that you can access from the cellar door located downstairs. The house has almost everything you need, but if you want to head to town, it is just a short drive away.
Harry's Red HillRed Hill, Victoria, Australia
Top guest reviewsThe beds are comfortable and the house has everything you could need.Downstairs was well equipped with plenty of beds and its own bathroom.I did think that the configuration was not really set up as described, the third bedroom upstairs is likely intended as a sitting room or formal dining room as it did not have doors.It was just exceptional and very clean.We love the rustic feel but everything was so clean and comfortable.
Host:We spent 4 nights at Harry’s.We couldn’t of asked for much more.Everything and more than you want and need...Read more reviewsWe had absolutely no issues, the place was easy to find and accommodated our group of 8 easily.A fantastic place to unwind and enjoy life!A truly magical place to stay!
A great couple’s retreat that offers stunning views of the Melbourne skyline, Port Philip Bay, and the peninsula. The house features one bedroom, large bath, living area with flat screen TV and small kitchenette. Outside is a darling balcony fitted with a hot tub and sauna. The host provides a breakfast basket during your stay that includes cereal, bread, spreads, as well as coffee and tea. Within walking distance is Arthur’s Seat Eagle, where you can enjoy stunning views of the area from the summit and Sea Winds State Park.
DreamViews BnB. Secluded, private, romantic.Arthurs Seat, Victoria, Australia
Top guest reviewsThe bed is very comfortable, as is the couch.But what we really need to talk about is the bathtub.The place is spacious for a couple and beds are comfy.The home is clean, fresh smells beautiful and has everything you need!!Clean and comfortable stay with all the trimmings!The accommodation was clean, tidy and loved the private sauna.
Host:Fiona and MichaelNo need to look anywhere else.We will be sure to be back soon!Read more reviewsSeriously - this is the place.And the place itself...We loved the coffee machine!
Private and secluded, perfect for a couple seeking some alone time. Enjoy the large bed and bath, living room with stone fireplace, a fully-equipped kitchen, and an outdoor hot tub. Experience beautiful country views and the city lights at night. Luxurious bathrobes and slippers are even provided for you! If you want to leave the cottage, the central location makes getting to all of the best attractions super easy. Nearby are the hot springs, golf courses, day spas and restaurants.
The Cottage, a luxury couples retreat with spaRed Hill, Victoria, Australia
Top guest reviewsComing straight out of the jacuzzi and into a fireplace heated lounge was amazing.Great view (nice when the weather is particularly bad to have the fire on and watch the rain), beautiful fireplace & outdoor spa, comfortable bed.We enjoyed evening hot tub sessions and those paddock views.Facilities were great and very clean.
Host:You were able to cook for yourself if you desired.All in all very goodThe host canceled this reservation 15 days before arrival.Read more reviewsThe place was amazing.What a stunning place!A very special place to sit, relax & take in the view and so close to Melbourne.
This cozy little house has everything you need for peace and relaxation. One bedroom, bath, small living room and a kitchenette. Surround by trees, you will feel as if you are secluded from everyone. However, just a short stroll away are the shops, restaurants, and wineries of Red Hill. The host goes out of his way to make his guests feel welcome, right down to the chocolates on the pillows.
Rest, relaxation and plenty of wine
If you are looking to unwind while on vacation, Red Hill just may be the perfect destination for you. The rural community sits on a peninsula giving you access to sandy beaches and is a water sport galore. However, what this area does best, is growing beautiful grapes and fruits in abundance. It would easily take you a full week, and you would still not be able to sample all of the local wines made in this region. And if wine is not your thing, no worries, you will find breweries crafting up beer and ciders. Don’t forget to stay at one of these charming Airbnb rentals when you are in the area.
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