Where to stay around Adelaide?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 626 holiday lettings near Adelaide. From 243 apartments to 221 houses, 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 Adelaide is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Adelaide?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Adelaide. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • South Australian Museum: 738 holiday homes
  • Adelaide Casino: 736 holiday homes
  • Adelaide Station: 739 holiday homes
  • Adelaide Festival Centre: 738 holiday homes
  • Lion Arts Centre: 737 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Adelaide! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Adelaide?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Adelaide with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Glenelg: 558 holiday lettings
  • Port Adelaide: 569 holiday lettings
  • Outer Harbor: 173 holiday lettings
  • North Adelaide: 610 holiday lettings
  • Henley Beach: 580 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Adelaide?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Adelaide. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • South Australian Museum: 738 holiday rentals
  • Adelaide Casino: 736 holiday rentals
  • Adelaide Station: 739 holiday rentals
  • Adelaide Festival Centre: 738 holiday rentals
  • Lion Arts Centre: 737 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Adelaide listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a self catering apartment or holiday rental in Adelaide, Australia your home away from home

Adelaide is the capital of the state of South Australia. Although it is located on the coast, its suburbs reach the foothills of the Mount Lofty Ranges, which are not as high as they sound! Many visitors come to Adelaide to enjoy the festivals, beaches, sporting events, food and wine, making holiday rentals in Adelaide popular all year round.

Things to Do in Adelaide, Australia

A visit to the historic city centre is a good way to start your Adelaide vacation. Take a guided tour of the architecture of this planned city or wander around and enjoy visiting the museums, parks and shops. Visit one of the many theatres, or attend a performance of the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra. Rock concerts, cabaret and films can all be enjoyed within easy reach of your Adelaide holiday apartment. For shopping, the Rundle Mall has a nice choice of department stores. The beach offers swimming, sunbathing, surfing, scuba diving and all types of watersports. Wine growing is particularly important in this area and an excursion to Fleurieu Peninsula or Barossa Valley offers the chance to see the extensive vineyards and taste the produce.

Places to Visit Around Adelaide, Australia

Adelaide offers many cultural attractions such as the South Australian Museum, the Adelaide Botanical Gardens and the National Wine Centre. Torrens Lake is a vast lake close to many landmarks which can be enjoyed on a leisurely cruise. Alternatively, take a whale-watching boat trip for exciting wildlife spotting. The Zoological Gardens are the oldest in Australia and are the best way to see native Australian animals such as kangaroos, wallabies and koalas. Visit St Peter’s Cathedral on the north side of the city, built in 1869, or the Roman Catholic St Francis Xavier Cathedral. Kangaroo Island is a popular day trip from Adelaide holiday rentals to see penguins, platypus and possums in the Finders Chase National Park.

Weather in Adelaide, Australia

Adelaide holiday apartments enjoy a pleasant Mediterranean climate with hot summers and mild winters. There is more definition between the seasons than other parts of Australia as Adelaide is further from the Equator than many other Australian destinations. February is the hottest month, averaging 30°C (86°F) and winter in June-July has daytime highs averaging 16°C (61°F). The rainy season is from May to September but Adelaide can have occasional light showers at any time of year.

Travel to Adelaide, Australia

Adelaide International (ADL) Airport is the nearest international airport serving holiday rentals in Adelaide. It is just 6km west of the city centre and has won numerous international awards for its excellent amenities and design. The main airlines using Adelaide Airport are Qantas, Cathay Pacific, Malaysia Airlines, Virgin and Jetstar Airways making it very easy to reach on long haul flights.

Attractions in and around Adelaide

Have time to spare and looking for things to do around Adelaide? Some of the area's family-friendly attractions for travellers include Adelaide Zoo, Carclew Youth Arts Center and Adelaide Aquatic Centre. Don't miss landmarks such as Victoria Square, and unique cultural highlights such as Adelaide Festival Centre and Art Gallery of South Australia. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, experience the natural beauty of Adelaide Botanic Gardens, Rymill Park and Veale Gardens. You could easily spend a day shopping at Rundle Mall, Adelaide Central Market and East End Cafe Precinct. Plan to attend a game or event? Get tickets for Adelaide Oval or AAMI Stadium. While in town, also consider a visit to popular places such as Government House and National Wine Centre of Australia.