Where to stay around Sunderland Bay?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,119 holiday lettings near Sunderland Bay. From 940 houses to 78 apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Sunderland Bay is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Sunderland Bay?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Sunderland Bay. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit: 1,681 holiday lettings
  • Purple Hen Winery: 1,402 holiday lettings
  • Ashcombe Maze and Lavender Gardens: 3,696 holiday lettings
  • Phillip Island Nature Park: 1,368 holiday lettings
  • Melbourne Crib Point Station: 2,251 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Sunderland Bay listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent houses in Sunderland Bay?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 940 houses in Sunderland Bay. Our other popular types of Sunderland Bay holiday rentals include:

  • Apartments: 78 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 16 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 6 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including lodges and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Sunderland Bay?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 58 holiday homes with pool available in Sunderland Bay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a Holiday Rental Apartment in Sunderland Bay, Australia, Your Home Away From Home

    The settlement of Sunderland Bay is situated on the south coast of Phillip Island, which forms a natural breakwater to the large bay known as Western Port, in the state of Victoria, south-eastern Australia. The island and settlement of Sunderland Bay are around 140 km south-east of the largest city in the state of Victoria, Melbourne. Although the permanent population of the entire area of Phillip Island is just over 7,000 inhabitants, this is a very popular tourist destination with people from all over Australia and indeed from overseas, and the overall population swells many times over with people looking to spend their holidays in Sunderland Bay and the other local towns and villages. Self catering accommodation in Sunderland Bay can become very popular during the main summer months, therefore, an early reservation is always to be recommended.

    Things to Do on Holiday in Sunderland Bay, Australia

    There are a number of very good reasons as to why holidays in Sunderland Bay are just so popular and foremost amongst these are the myriad different activities which can be enjoyed during your time on the island. These include the likes of safe family swimming opportunities, walking and hiking treks, fishing, tennis, snorkelling, scuba diving, jet skiing, cycling and golf. This island is reputed to be one of the best parts of the state of Victoria in which to indulge in the sport of surfing: indeed, there have even been major international competitions held here in the past.

    Places to Visit on Holiday in Sunderland Bay, Australia

    Most people choose to spend their holidays in Sunderland Bay and on Phillip Island in general as a consequence of the many natural and wildlife attractions which can be found here. For example, one of the most popular attractions is staged by numerous Little Penguins who all come marching ashore during an event that has been affectionately named as The Penguin Parade. Lovers of other fascinating species of Australian wildlife will also want to visit the wildlife park on the island where you can literally wander around wallabies and kangaroos and even feed them from your own hand. Other attractions include the other small and quaint settlements to be discovered on this gorgeous Australian island.

    Weather in Sunderland Bay, Australia

    The weather for your holidays in Sunderland Bay is said to be just a tad milder than on the Victorian mainland, but this will not be a bad thing and will actually mean that year-round temperatures are very pleasant. During the month of February, which don’t forget is the height of the Australian summer, average values tend to be around 25 degrees Celsius; whereas in the winter (July), the average drops back to a still very mild 13 degrees. The average rainfall in this part of Australia is quite high: at around 31 inches per year.

    Travel to Sunderland Bay, Australia

    As there are no direct flights to Melbourne Airport (MEL) from the UK at this present time, the best bet is to catch a flight via Far Eastern destinations such as Singapore, Bangkok or Hong Kong and travel on to Australia from here. This can be done through airlines such as Qantas, Singapore Airways and Cathay Pacific. All such flights will depart from London Heathrow (LHR).

    Activities and attractions in and around Sunderland Bay

    Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Sunderland Bay a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Purple Hen Winery (1.2 mi / 2 km)
    • Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit (2.1 mi / 3.5 km)
    • Churchill Island Heritage Farm (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
    • Penguin Parade (6.8 mi / 11 km)
    • Nobbies Centre (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
    • Stonier Winery (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Sunderland Bay

    Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Sunderland Bay. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Cowes Beach (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
    • Phillip Island Nature Park (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)