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Destination guide

The vibrant area of South Melbourne awaits your stay

Enjoy the area's art galleries, entertainment and temples with a rental holiday home in South Melbourne. Travellers especially like the cycling, zoo and spas in this cosmopolitan and walkable city. Melbourne Cricket Ground and St. Kilda Beach are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Activities and attractions in South Melbourne

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes South Melbourne a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • SEA LIFE Melbourne (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Melbourne Zoo (3.3 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Sidney Myer Music Bowl (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Albert Park Golf Course (1.3 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Melbourne City Baths (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Melbourne Star Observation Wheel (2 mi / 3.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in South Melbourne

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in South Melbourne. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • St. Kilda Beach (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Luna Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Alexandra Gardens (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Birrarung Marr Park (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Albert Park Lake (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around South Melbourne

Fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), the closest airport, located 8.1 mi (13 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), which is 12.8 mi (20.7 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around South Melbourne?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,949 holiday lettings around South Melbourne. From 1,487 flats & apartments to 271 houses, 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 South Melbourne?

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

  • South Melbourne Market: 2,590 holiday lettings
  • Melbourne Central: 2,578 holiday lettings
  • Melbourne City Marina: 2,539 holiday lettings
  • DFO South Wharf: 2,564 holiday lettings
  • Spencer Street Station: 2,566 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around South Melbourne listed on HomeAway.co.uk 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 Flats in South Melbourne?

Yes, of course. HomeAway.co.uk offers 1,487 Flats in South Melbourne. Our other popular types of South Melbourne holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 271 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 69 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 12 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in South Melbourne?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 533 holiday homes with pool available in South Melbourne. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.