Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In San Remo, Australia - Updated 2021

airbnb San Remo, Australia
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San Remo is a seaside town in southern Australia. The tourist resort is known as the gateway to Phillip Island with its many beaches perfect for snorkeling, surfing and swimming. In the town center of San Remo there are many boutique style shops, restaurants, parks and the pier. Every day at noon, stop by the pier and see the fishermen feed the pelicans, a popular activity that draws in tourists from all over. San Remo is home to Australia’s largest shark fishing fleet. When you want to go swimming be sure to choose one of the swim safe beaches located in San Remo and Phillip Island. Phillip Island also has some lovely walking trails along the cliff tops and a wildlife park. Get up close to some of the cutest animals native to Australia. The kids will love seeing and feeding the koala bears and kangaroos. Sounds like fun? Go on and book your trip: we’ll help with the accommodation! Here’s our top 10 Airbnb vacation rentals in San Remo:

1. The Nautical Mile Beach House (from USD 118)

This three bedroom beach house is not only kid-friendly but perfect for those travelling with their pets. The fully fenced house includes kids play equipment in the backyard and a playroom in the garage. The house has a spacious living room and a fully stocked kitchen. The location is perfect for getting to all of San Remo’s major attractions with ease. Within walking distance is the beach and Cowes town center. A short drive away is a boat ramp and cafe, and five minutes away is the must-see Pelican Parade.

The Nautical Mile Beach House
Cowes, Victoria, Australia
727 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 4 Beds 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
tastefully done up kids room has toys and a nice double decker bed
beautiful place and the little one loves the toys bunk bed and backyard
the kids room has a play area which is stocked with various toys for both boys and girls
comfy beds and great for big groups of friends or families
Cleanliness:
place was clean and cosy
clean & spacious cozy apartment
clean & tidy as well
very clean and nice place
it was clean and well furnished
Host:
kasia is a great host
kasia was a responsive host too
this host is recommended by a friend
kids friendly place and nice host
home was well equipped and family friendly
Location:
convenient location and thoughtful design
great location with lovely house
the place is quite central to the attractions
good sleep good location and easy to find
perfect location near to penguin parade
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2. Phillip Island getaway (from USD 92)

This two bedroom house is ideal for families of any age. Included in the house is an open kitchen/dining area and a living room with views of the garden. Outside is a covered BBQ area that includes a hammock for relaxing. You are located close to many of the best attractions on Phillip Island including Newhaven Pier, the chocolate factory and the Australian wildlife park. You can easily walk across the bridge into San Remo from here.

Phillip Island Getaway
Newhaven, Victoria, Australia
189 reviews Superhost
Entire residential home 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a huge amount of space especially in the open plan living/kitchen/dinning spaces
there were heaps of movies and great tv dvd facilities
very bright and well ventilated unit with a powerful inverter and heating in each room
the queen bed was comfortably firm which suits us
the bed linen was beautiful
Cleanliness:
very clean and tidy
very clean comfortable and well equipped
the place was very neat and clean and was very well maintained
great unit super clean and cosy with everything you need
the house is very clean well equipped and comfortable
Host:
doris and ted were wonderful hosts
the hosts are very kind
we really appreciated their quick and helpful responses to our questions
doris and ted were great hosts from start to finish
thank you so much for the hosting service too
Location:
great location with easy parking
great spot close to everything
wonderful house in an excellent location
beautiful home tucked away in a convenient location on philip island
recommended good location nice place
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3. Bohemian beach retreat (from USD 100)

This charming cabin is great for couples or the single traveler. The cabin is an open floor plan with a living/bedroom space with a bar refrigerator. Outside is a deck and private shower. You also have access to the shared bathroom in the host’s home located nearby. At the end of the road is the surf beach and if you want to go swimming, the protected beach is a short walk away. Also within 5 minutes walking distance is a pizzeria and fish and chips restaurant as well as some cute shops.

Bohemian Beach Bungalow 💜 Disconnect to reconnect
Cape Woolamai, Victoria, Australia
231 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Tiny house 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i loved the little cabin the loft bed and bean bags underneath by heater
kate has created a cute cozy warm space that feels lovely to be in
definitely a space for taking a break the tiny house was very comfortable and i slept really well
kate was very friendly and helpful the pets were so welcoming the bathroom is a work of art
Cleanliness:
the composting toilet is super clean
the bungalow was clean had a great atmosphere and was very comfy
the house was comfortable clean and had all the simple essentials you would need
it was clean and perfectly located with plenty of character
Host:
the host was very welcoming and friendly
kate is the perfect host
super host really is an understatement
kate was very friendly and hospitality was great
cozy accommodation and friendly host
Location:
easy walk to magnificent beach and also shops
thoroughly enjoyed this cute little place and location was amazing
the location is excellent 5-10 minutes away from most attractions on the island
the location is also brilliant moments away from what i thought was the best beach on the island
great location as well close to beaches amnities and supermarket
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4. Experience seaside living (from USD 109)

This two story, three bedroom house is the ideal getaway for families. Your beach house rental includes two bedrooms, one bathroom and a laundry area downstairs. Upstairs it the master bedroom and a bathroom, a kitchen and a living room. The house overlooks the Woolamai headlands and you will enjoy stunning views of the ocean from the balcony. The property is just a short stroll from the beach and park and the shops and cafes of downtown San Remo.

Experience Seaside Living
7 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 3 Beds 5 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a lovely home beautiful views great location and super comfy beds
Cleanliness:
we enjoyed us stay and the house was clean well equipped and very comfortable
Location:
stylish place with a great location walking distance from the beach
thanks nicole for the lend of your lovely spacious comfy house in a great location
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5. San Remo's quiet retreat (from USD 70)

This multi-level home makes a great place to stay for families or couples travelling together. The home includes 2 bedrooms, a bathroom, two living areas, a kitchen and a pantry. Enjoy relaxing to the sound of the ocean on the large deck. The host provides all the ingredients needed for a hearty breakfast. The house is conveniently located close to San Remo’s town center and the many attractions nearby, including the beaches, shops, and restaurants.

San Remo's Quiet Retreat- A home away from home.
San Remo, Victoria, Australia
157 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
breakfast supplies were great including a coffee pod machine
the view was lovely and breakfast was great
fantastic kitchen and peaceful upstairs retreat with views to cape woolamai
great views from the up stairs living room lovely fireplace and good breakfast ingredients available
the beds were super comfy and the dried lavender between the pillows was a beautiful touch
Cleanliness:
neat clean house with everything required to relax
incredibly spacious clean and comfortable
lorraine’s place was amazing spacious clean and tidy
staying at lorraine's was wonderful quiet really clean and easy
love the design of the house and it was very clean spacious and comfortable to stay in
Host:
lorraine is a delightful host
lovely roomy house lovely hosts
hosts are very thoughtful and helpful
lorraine and geoff were amazing hosts
gorgeous quirky home with superb host's thank you lorriane and geoff
Location:
great location and lovely house
great location close to the beach and a short walk to town
lorraine's place was perfectly located for us
perfect little place and location
lorraine's place is a lovely private getaway near the beach
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6. Private tree house (from USD 69)

When looking for a unique, romantic get away, look no further. This studio apartment is located on Phillip Island. You will enjoy a living/kitchen area with a full-size bed and bathroom. The unit has a private garden and a deck with BBQ. The beach is just at the end of the street where you can lounge in the sun or enjoy swimming or snorkeling. Just a short walk from the apartment you will find boutique shops, restaurants and a bar.

Private tree house, short walk to beach
Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia
299 reviews
Entire residential home 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the treehouse was very clean well equipped with kitchen and bathroom amenities and was very homely and comfy
it's very comfortable and private - perfect for a couple
Cleanliness:
very comfortable clean and relaxing place
house was nice and clean and had everything i needed
the place was beautiful super clean it’s all you need for a weekend get away
very clean and quiet little studio hidden away amongst the trees
place was lovely and clean and so peaceful tucked away in the trees
Host:
he was the perfect host
peter was a great host and very helpful
peter is a hearty host and always helpful if advice information etc
peter is a friendly and graceful host and made us feel welcome
our hosts were very friendly and made us feel welcome upon arrival
Location:
a good location for visiting other attractions
a comfortable relaxing stay in the best location
perfect place to say for location to the beach and away from the hustle and bustle of suburbia
the treehouse is a great location to explore phillip island
great location peaceful up in the trees
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7. Short stroll to beach, park and shops

This private space in the hosts home is ideal for up to five guests. You will be renting the first floor of the home which includes a bedroom with 3 beds, a private bathroom and laundry facilities. Inside the laundry area, there is a small fridge, a kettle and a coffee maker. Within walking distance is San Remo Lions Park which features BBQ facilities, a playground and stunning views of the clifftop walking trails. Right around the corner from the home are restaurants, shops and the swim safe beach where you can feed the pelicans.

Short stroll to beach, park & shops
75 reviews
Entire guest suite 3 Beds

8. Tranquil seaview holiday house near Philip Island

This rental is a large three bedroom, 2.5 bath home located close to the San Remo’s Coastal Nature Reserve. There is plenty of room for a large family or group travelling together. The home includes a large living area, a full kitchen and a deck with views of the ocean. You are within walking distance of the pier for fishing or swimming, restaurants and shops. A 10-minute drive will take you to Phillip Island where you can enjoy many lovely walking trails, beaches and the race track.

Tranquil seaview holiday house near Philip island
22 reviews
Entire house 4 Beds

9. Cape Woolies

This rental consist of two private bedrooms and a bathroom available in the host’s apartment. Located in the center of Cape Woolamai you are conveniently located near to everything. About a five-minute walk from the apartment is a bus stop where you can easily get around the island. The beach, shops, restaurants and nightlife of Phillip Island are about a 10-15 minute walk away.

Cape Woolies relaxed place
Cape Woolamai, Victoria, Australia
202 reviews
Private room in apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

10. Cape Views Retreat

This apartment, attached to the host’s home, makes a great rental for families. You will enjoy two bedrooms, a private bathroom, a large living area and a small kitchenette. Outside, there is a large, private deck with BBQ where you’ll get stunning views of the bay. The property is just a short walk to San Remo’s beachside town center and the fresh seafood restaurants and boutique shops. Head across the bridge to explore Phillip Island’s wildlife park where you can feed the koalas and kangaroos.

Cape Views Retreat, San Remo, Phillip Island
San Remo, Victoria, Australia
48 reviews
Entire guest suite 4 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
apartment is in a great spot with full view of the waterways from the rear balcony
comfortable bed nice view and good location
this apartment is delightful exactly as the photos show
the place was surprisingly spacious and it was nice and warm as there were heaters in every room
this place has gorgeous ocean views with a really comfortable sitting space to enjoy the morning freshness
Cleanliness:
the place spotlessly clean and beds were very comfortable
it was very clean comfortable & beautifully decorated
the place was very clean and tidy and the beds were so comfortable
extreemly clean and tidy and a comfy stay
it is very comfortable and clean
Host:
julie was a great host
julie was a great host
julie is a great host
julie was lovely and very helpful
julie was accomodating abd extremely kind
Location:
a good place for a short break and relax
simple check in wonderful location fabulous host
the apartment is in a great location nice 10min drive to cowes phillip island
good place to stay for
an amazing place for a getaway
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A coastal town with plenty to see

Visitors to San Remo will love the many choices in outdoor activities. You will have a choice of beaches depending on what you want to do: you can choose to go surfing or snorkeling or just enjoy a cooling off in the ocean. In both San Remo and Phillip Island you can visit the coastal nature reserves and enjoy stunning ocean views and wildlife interactions. Or just take a day and explore all of the cute shops downtown. Whatever brings you to San Remo you will find it difficult to leave, especially if you choose to stay in any of our suggested Airbnb vacation rentals!

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