Eleven of the Most Luxurious Stays You Can Book on the Mornington Peninsula Right Now
If ever there was a time to treat yourself to a little taste of the high life, it's now.
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After the year we've had, the need for a nice, long holiday is real. And, while far-flung adventures on a Mediterranean beach won't be happening any time soon, you can bank on finding some pretty sensational coastal destinations right here in your own backyard.
The stretch of the Mornington Peninsula offers sandy beaches, untouched bushland and award-winning wineries, less than two hours south of Melbourne's CBD. Peppered throughout the region, there is an abundance of luxury retreats ranging from plush waterfront hideaways to peaceful farm escapes.
We've done the hard work for you and pulled together eleven of the most luxurious stays you can book on the Mornington Peninsula. Because if ever there was a time to treat yourself to a little taste of the high life, it's now.
LOG BOX, RED HILL SOUTH
A beautiful studio for two with a peaceful rural setting and dreamy views to boot. Enjoy high-end features including a cosy woodfire and serenity aplenty.
How much? From $304 a night, sleeps two.
CILENTO FARM, SHOREHAM
Set among rolling green hills, this designer farmhouse boasts both good looks and a tranquil setting. Plus, a stunning wraparound deck for sunset drinking sessions.
How much? From $729 a night, sleeps eight.
PANTAI GRIYA, SAFETY BEACH
A modern, Balinese-inspired getaway, complete with a sparkling fit-out, lots of luxe features and dreamy private pool. Plus, it's located just minutes from the beach.
How much? From $318 a night, sleeps eight.
A stylish holiday pad with a breezy indoor-outdoor flow, nestled right on the beach. This spacious beauty has loads of modern features and a solar-heated pool.
How much? From $450 a night, sleeps nine.
HART'S FARM RETREAT, SHOREHAM
This smartly-appointed farm stay makes for an idyllic couples' retreat, featuring high-end furnishings, sun-drenched private deck, and a magical outlook over olive groves and vineyards.
How much? From $596 a night, sleeps two.
COASTAL BUSH RETREAT, ST ANDREWS BEACH
Unwind in style at this quiet, leafy beach escape, boasting modern interiors, a chic coastal style and a roomy deck primed for sunset drinks.
How much? From $217 a night, sleeps four.
THE RED HILL BARN, MAIN RIDGE
This charming barn has been reworked into a stylish couples' studio, featuring a bright, breezy fit-out and secluded setting in the heart of wine country.
How much? From $396 a night, sleeps two.
CROWN COVE LUXURY HOME, SAFETY BEACH
A luxury waterfront stunner, with open-plan indoor-outdoor living that'll take your breath away. Enjoy the private jetty, dedicated dining room and spectacular heated pool.
How much? From $2050 a night, sleeps 12.
HOPE SPRINGS RETREAT, MT ELIZA
This self-contained apartment delivers a generous serve of holiday luxury, with its high-end amenities and lush surrounds. Oh, and a sublime outdoor hot tub.
How much? From $314 a night, sleeps three.
COASTAL LUXE, ST ANDREWS BEACH
Decked out in soothing, natural tones, this designer beach pad is one dreamy home away from home. Spa, pool table and incredible outdoor living, included.
How much? From $835 a night, sleeps 12.
PORTSEA DAIRY, PORTSEA
This lovingly restored farmhouse will win you over with its modern features, sun-drenched yard and spacious deck complete with outdoor spa.
How much? From $329 a night, sleeps four
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Published on August 05, 2021 by Libby Curran