Where to stay around Torquay?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,053 holiday lettings near Torquay. From 800 Houses to 18 Cottages, 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 Torquay is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Point Impossible Nudist Beach: 1,583 holiday lettings
  • Torquay Central Farmers Market: 1,502 holiday lettings
  • Surf World Museum: 1,496 holiday lettings
  • Anglesea Surf Beach: 1,468 holiday lettings
  • The Heights Heritage House and Garden: 988 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Torquay 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 Torquay?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 800 Houses in Torquay. Our other popular types of Torquay holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 18 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 8 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 7 self catering accommodations

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

Can I rent waterfront rentals in Torquay?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 92 waterfront rentals in Torquay. You have also many other possibilities in Torquay area, including:

  • Beach rentals: 37 holiday rentals
  • Downtown rentals: 17 holiday rentals
  • Mountain rentals: 2 holiday rentals

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Torquay?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 113 holiday homes with pool available in Torquay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a holiday villa in Torquay, Australia your home away from home

    Torquay is a coastal town in Victoria, towards the eastern end of the famous Great Ocean Road. Many people head for Torquay holiday villas for the surfing – it’s one of the best-known surfing spots in the country.

    Things to do in Torquay, Australia

    Torquay self-catering accommodation is set in a town synonymous with the sport of surfing, Such is its importance that a number of the world’s most renowned surf brands are headquartered right here, among the Quiksilver and Rip Curl. The Surf Coast Plaza is a shopping and entertainment destination boasting numerous stores, an even a museum devoted to the history and culture of surfing – Surfworld Museum.

    Key surf beaches found within easy reach of Torquay holiday accommodation are Bells Beach and Jan Juc. The former is considered one of the top beaches for the sport in the world. It’s home to the Rip Curl Pro Surf & Music Festival, which dates back to 1961, making it the longest-running event of its kind in the world. Jan Juc is also a popular spot for surfing, and is in a scenic location, backed by cliffs, separated in the middle by a creek.

    If you’re a golfer visiting a holiday villa in Torquay, you’ll find Peppers the Sands Resort a short drive away. It’s home to a championship, 18-hole course, complemented by practice greens and a driving range. The countryside inland from Torquay is beautiful, and covered in parts by vineyards. There are a number of wineries minutes by car, including Pettavel, Bellbrae, Wolseley and Brown Magpie, each offering a slightly different experience, and usually accompanied by excellent restaurants.

    Places to visit on holiday in Torquay, Australia

    The city of Melbourne is just over an hour from Torquay self-catering villas, and offers a wealth of culture, history and shopping. In the Southside area you’ll find cultural attractions like the Victorian Arts Centre, while the Melbourne Museum in Carlton outlines the history and evolution of the city. Alternatively you could see more of the scenic Great Ocean Road, which heads west towards South Australia.

    Weather in Torquay, Australia

    Torquay holiday rentals are set in a region that gets a moderate climate, known for its relative changeability. There are warm summers, when temperatures usually reach the low-30s in January and February. The period from May to October is usually mild, with some moderately warm days at this time of year. There’s a risk of rain at any time of year.

    Cheap flights to Torquay, Australia

    Torquay self-catering holiday villas are found on the coast just over an hour to the south of Melbourne Airport (MEL), which can be reached from the UK by flying with Qantas from London-Heathrow (LHR).

    Sightseeing in and around Torquay

    Are you looking for attractions to visit during your stay? You'll be sure to enjoy Torquay for its golfing and surfing. Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Torquay a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Torquay Golf Club (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
    • Bellbrae Estate Winery (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
    • Warbird Air Adventures (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
    • Ellimatta Reserve (8 mi / 12.8 km)
    • Thirteenth Beach Golf Links (8.2 mi / 13.3 km)
    • Saint Regis Winery (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)

    Seasonal weather averages in Torquay

    Travellers enjoy Torquay for its surfing. If you're planning a holiday around the weather, February, January, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 24°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Torquay

    Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Torquay is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Bell's Beach (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
    • Point Addis Marine National Park (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
    • Coogoorah Park (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
    • Anglesea Surf Beach (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
    • Jirrahlinga Koala and Wildlife Sanctuary (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
    • Lake Connwarre (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)