Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Sandy Bay

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Sandy Bay. This city is welcoming and walkable, recognised for its restaurants, casino gaming and shopping. Mount Nelson Lookout and Salamanca Market are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Sandy Bay

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Sandy Bay has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hobart Aquatic Centre (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Coal Valley Vineyard (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Craigow Vineyard (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Moorilla Estate (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Puddleduck Vineyard (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Tasmania Golf Club (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Sandy Bay

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, January, February, December and March are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 22°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Sandy Bay

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Sandy Bay. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mount Nelson Lookout (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Mt. Wellington (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Long Beach (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Brooke Street Pier (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Franklin Square (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Sandy Bay

The nearest airport is in Hobart, TAS (HBA-Hobart Intl.), located 9.3 mi (14.9 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Sandy Bay?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 327 holiday lettings around Sandy Bay. From 151 Houses to 111 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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

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

  • University of Tasmania: 424 holiday lettings
  • Long Beach: 425 holiday lettings
  • Wrest Point Casino: 425 holiday lettings
  • Stefano Lubiana Wines: 326 holiday lettings
  • Puddleduck Vineyard: 379 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Sandy 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 Sandy Bay?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 151 Houses in Sandy Bay. Our other popular types of Sandy Bay holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 111 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 7 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 19 self catering accommodations

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

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

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6 holiday homes with pool available in Sandy Bay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.