Where to stay around Smiths Beach?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,124 holiday lettings near Smiths Beach. From 946 houses to 77 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 Smiths Beach is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit: 1,660 holiday lettings
  • Purple Hen Winery: 1,402 holiday lettings
  • Ashcombe Maze and Lavender Gardens: 3,696 holiday lettings
  • Phillip Island Nature Park: 1,362 holiday lettings
  • Melbourne Crib Point Station: 2,180 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Smiths Beach 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 Smiths Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 946 houses in Smiths Beach. Our other popular types of Smiths Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Apartments: 77 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 Smiths Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 59 holiday homes with pool available in Smiths Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Smiths Beach, Australia your home away from home

    Holidaymakers looking for a fantastic vacation by the sea should stay at Ventnor on Phillips Island in the south of Australia. Located in the state of Victoria, this beautiful area offers many exciting things for visitors to see and do. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, apartments and B&Bs.

    Things to do on holiday to Smiths Beach, Australia

    There are many things for holidaymakers to do at Smiths Beach, where there are some wonderful beaches to relax on and soak up the sun. Visitors can enjoy numerous watersports here including snorkelling, swimming, sailing, surfing and fishing. The scenic areas on Phillips Island are great hikers and cyclists to explore. Golf fans will find numerous courses in the region including one 10 minutes away at Cowes. There are also several tennis courts here too. After a busy day visitors can unwind at one of the spa facilities in the area. Smiths Beach has some good restaurants and bars serving a good choice of menus including fresh seafood. Self catering holidaymakers will be able to buy provisions including from stores and supermarkets on Phillips Island.

    Places to visit on holiday to Smiths Beach, Australia

    Holidaymakers staying at Smiths Beach will find plenty of great places to visit including Phillip Island Nature Park. There are beautiful gardens located here include Ashcombe Maze and Lavender Gardens and the Australian Garden at Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne. Animal lovers will find a few places of interest here such as the Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park and Raine Hayne & Shine Farmyard. The fascinating Vietnam Veterans Museum is very interesting and is just 10 minute’s drive from Smiths Beach. Holidaymakers may like to visit the wonderful city of Melbourne, which is the capital of Victoria and is just under two hour’s drive from Smiths Beach. There are many theatres, shops and museums amongst other things to enjoy in the city.

    Weather in Smiths Beach, Australia

    The warmest time of the year in this part of the country is January and February with average high temperatures of 25 degrees centigrade. The coldest month is July when average highs are 13 degrees centigrade and average lows are 7 degrees. Rainfall is fairly evenly spread throughout the year but September on average is the wettest month with 72mm, while February sees an average of 43mm.

    Travel to Smiths Beach, Australia

    Melbourne Airport (MEL) is approximately two hours and 10 minutes drive from Smiths Beach on Phillip Island and has flights from a few international airports. These include Beijing-Capital (PEK), Hong Kong (HKG), London-Heathrow (LHW) and Los Angeles (LAX). The six car rental firms located at the airport are Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Redspot and Thrifty. They all have offices on the ground floor of the short term car park and information desks in the airport’s domestic terminals.

    Activities and attractions in and around Smiths Beach

    Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Smiths Beach a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
    • Purple Hen Winery (1.9 mi / 3 km)
    • Churchill Island Heritage Farm (4.3 mi / 7 km)
    • Penguin Parade (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
    • Nobbies Centre (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
    • Stonier Winery (12 mi / 19.3 km)

    Seasonal weather in Smiths Beach

    If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, February, January, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 25°F.

    Exploring the natural features in Smiths Beach

    Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Smiths Beach is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Cowes Beach (4 mi / 6.5 km)
    • Phillip Island Nature Park (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)