Nestled in the beautiful Mornington Peninsula, the small resort town of Rye is conveniently situated just an hour drive away from the bustling city of Melbourne, Australia. That said, it is an ideal destination for those who opt for stress-free holidays in more secluded areas. The incredible bay views, the immersive nature and the wide range of outdoor activities to choose from are only some of the location’s perks. Your accommodation, however, is the key to a pleasant and memorable stay. From private suites to entire studio apartments, Rye offers great accommodation options, even for the most demanding guests. Have a look at these top 10 amazing Airbnb vacation rentals in Rye, Victoria and see for yourself what best fits your needs. Ready to go?
This lovely comfortable room enjoys its own private entrance and a deck area. The host kindly provides robes and towels to visit the nearby magnificent Peninsula Hot Springs and it’s located just 4.5km (2.8mi) away from the back surfing beaches. It might not be suitable for young children or pets, but it does offer great peacefulness for those seeking a relaxing holiday. You can park your car for free too, and don’t forget to enjoy the numerous wineries and the great eating venues around the area!
Mini Unit at Cosy Cottage Between Bay & Beach
The price refers to the entire house of this unique private accommodation, which may sleep up to 5 guests, featuring two bedrooms and three beds in total. It is ideal for business travelers, as it offers great work-related amenities. Bring your children or even your pet and enjoy a lovely dinner by the fireplace. The location is actually very convenient if you want to visit the close-by beaches of the area. Outdoor activities, such as scuba-diving, are also available within a short driving distance.
Stylish Beach Shack with Bungalow
Ideal for couples, this idyllic apartment is located in a quiet beachside area, just 500 meters (1,640ft) from the coast. A great retreat with hot tub and spa amenities, this place enjoys a close proximity to Capel Sound beach, perfect for kayaking or kiteboarding. Free parking and internet connection are provided. The famous Peninsula Hot Springs are also just a short drive away.
Bingaloo - studio apartment and spa
As the heading suggests itself, from here you get a marvelous view over the bay and more specifically, the Tyrone beach. This private studio apartment sleeps two on a queen-size bed and has a private entrance. The place also has a rather friendly workspace and as such, it’s not suitable for children. During your free time pay a visit to the nearby Red Hill wineries or if you feel rather fit, you may also take a trip to the golf course.
Rye STUDIO APT Stunning Bay View Beach Hot Springs
Located in the coastal town of Tootgarook, this quirky private room is close to beautiful beaches and shops. It’s the ideal getaway for those who want to unwind and escape from a daily routine since there is no internet connection. The room features a queen bed, a spacious bathroom, a living room, and of course tea/coffee facilities are provided. It might be in a secluded area, but it’s just a couple of minutes drive away from the hot springs and the vineyards.
Private Coastal Cottage
This relatively inexpensive studio apartment can be found in a quiet neighborhood of Rye, just a twenty-minute walking distance from the centre. It can accommodate up to 4 people and is equipped with a double bed and a sofa bed. Ideal for couples and friends, the place provides cooking facilities and enjoys close proximity to the hot springs. There is also a free parking space, but no wireless internet.
The Beachside Bedsit Between the Beaches
Choose this fantastic house for your holiday if you visit with a big group of friends or family. Located on a hilltop, surrounded by a lush landscape, you will be amazed by the stunning bay view this place offers. Provided with great family amenities, the house is just 25 minutes from the beach on foot. Smoking and pets are not allowed, however, the spacious living room and the large outdoor deck certainly make up for it.
TREETOP RETREAT & BAY VIEW
A great location to start exploring all the wonderful attractions found on the Peninsula—the hot springs, a golf club, Rosebud and Ray beaches are among the few places you can visit within a short driving distance. This private room, located in a beautifully isolated area, sleeps two on a queen-size bed. The cozy indoor fireplace and the truly hospitable landlady will simply make you feel at home.
Comfortable home in the dunes - private room
This charming self-contained private suite is located just a few minutes away from the beach, restaurants and shops. One of the many perks is definitely the availability of bikes and beach towels, as well as the finely meticulous interior style that will absolutely fascinate you. Wide doorways and entryways along with step-free access make this place suitable for guests in wheelchairs. There is a well-equipped kitchen and all room amenities are provided. Last but not least, the fabulous Gunnamatta Trail Rides are also nearby.
Max's Place, Rye Near Hot Springs.
Located in the area of Tootgarook, this sun-filled private room is equipped with a large bedroom, a lounge area and a balcony. It has its own exclusive entrance as well as a small kitchen with all basic appliances to use. It is a great starting point to visit the hot springs or go for some wine tasting if you feel like. A BBQ in the outdoor dining area is simply a must, and yes, smoking is actually allowed on its premises!
Finding peace in Rye, Victoria
Still not persuaded to visit Rye? Hot springs, golf courses, bike rides and spectacular coastline are not attractive enough? What about discovering some awesome kitesurfing or snorkeling spots, with the latest being suitable even for children? No matter what you choose to immerse yourself in, remember that the unparalleled tranquillity of this cute seaside town is hard to find, so kick back and relax as long as it lasts.
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