Where to stay around Glenelg?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 549 holiday lettings near Glenelg. From 224 Studios to 214 Condos/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 Glenelg is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • The Beachhouse: 760 holiday lettings
  • Bay Discovery Centre: 762 holiday lettings
  • Glenelg Jetty: 760 holiday lettings
  • Glenelg Beach: 757 holiday lettings
  • Adelaide Oval: 720 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Glenelg 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 Studios in Glenelg?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 224 Studios in Glenelg. Our other popular types of Glenelg holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 214 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 202 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 63 self catering accommodations

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

Can I rent golf course rentals in Glenelg?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 140 golf course rentals in Glenelg. You have also many other possibilities in Glenelg area, including:

  • Waterfront rentals: 118 holiday rentals
  • Beach rentals: 66 holiday rentals
  • Beachfront rentals: 55 holiday rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday lettings.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with kids' high chair in Glenelg?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with kids' high chair among our 203 holiday homes with kids' high chair available in Glenelg. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make A Holiday Rental Apartment in Glenelg, Australia, Your Home Away From Home

    The suburb of Glenelg is situated to the south-west of the city centre of Adelaide, on the coast. This is in the state of South Australia. Holidays in Glenelg are immensely popular with tens of thousands of tourists every year and this is due to the fact that there are so many activities to get involved in - both water-based and on land - and you are within east striking distance of the main tourist attractions of Adelaide. The self catering accommodation in Glenelg will most probably be in the form of an apartment, however, for a premium, you may be able to secure a spacious villa on the coast, with amazing views and your very own pool.

    Things to Do on Holiday in Glenelg, Australia

    It is most likely that your holidays in Glenelg are going to revolve around the lovely sandy beach that can be found here and all of the great activities that there are to enjoy. Of course, the two favourite pastimes must be swimming and sunbathing in the glorious Australian Sun (just make sure you use plenty of Sun screen!). Other popular activities include snorkelling, scuba diving, jet skiing, fishing (both shallow and deep-sea), surfing, wind surfing and pleasure boat cruises. There are a massive number of tourist facilities in Glenelg and these include many restaurants, shops and bars and nightclubs.

    Places to Visit on Holiday in Glenelg, Australia

    Two places that you should definitely visit in Glenelg are Jetty Road which is the main thoroughfare in the area and The Bay Discovery Centre. This is a museum that is free to learn more about the history of the region. As your holidays in Glenelg will be spent just a few miles from Adelaide city centre, it is highly likely that you will want to spend a couple of days here to have a good look around. When doing so, some of the main attractions to bear in mind include Adelaide Zoo, Adelaide Botanical Garden, The Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute (perfect to learn about the history of the indigenous people of this continent), plus many museums: e.g. The Migration Museum, The South Australian Museum and Adelaide Gaol.

    Weather in Glenelg, Australia

    A glorious Mediterranean-type climate awaits you on your holidays in Glenelg. This means that temperatures should remain mild throughout the entire year, even during the coolest winter months. During the summer months, the average temperature reaches the early-thirties degrees Celsius and it is known to touch the forties here on the very hottest days. In winter, this is more likely to be around the high-teens degrees. Rainfall is quite low in this area and especially so during the winter months. Overall, there are 21 inches per year.

    Travel to Glenelg, Australia

    Adelaide Airport (ADL) will be your final point of arrival for your holidays in Glenelg. This will be after you have flown from London Heathrow (LHR) to Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) with British Airways, Virgin Atlantic or Cathay pacific. Obviously, you would need to arrange for a domestic flight between Sydney and Adelaide.

    Activities and attractions in and around Glenelg

    Are you hoping to discover things to do 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 Glenelg a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • The Beachhouse (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
    • SA Aquatic and Leisure Centre (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
    • North Adelaide Golf Course (6.4 mi / 10.2 km)
    • Carclew Youth Arts Center (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
    • Adelaide Zoo (6.8 mi / 11 km)
    • Adelaide Aquatic Centre (7 mi / 11.2 km)

    Seasonal weather averages in Glenelg

    If warm-weather activities are high on your list, January, February, December and March are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 29°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Glenelg

    Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Glenelg. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Brighton Beach (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
    • Adelaide Botanic Gardens (6.8 mi / 11 km)
    • Glenelg Beach (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
    • West Beach (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
    • Henley Beach (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
    • Veale Gardens (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)