Destination guide

Why people love visiting relaxing Encounter Bay

The ocean views and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Encounter Bay. This city is relaxing and romantic, recognised for its spas, restaurants and bars. 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

Sightseeing in and around Encounter Bay

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Encounter Bay a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Victor Harbor Golf Club (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • McCracken Golf Course (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Goolwa Golf Course (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Currency Creek Estate Wines (16 mi / 25.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Encounter Bay

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Encounter Bay is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Granite Island (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Warland Reserve (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Soldier Memorial Gardens (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Hindmarsh River Estuary Boardwalk (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Nangawooka Flora Reserve (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Boomer Beach (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Encounter Bay

Fly into Adelaide, SA (ADL), the closest airport, located 44.3 mi (71.3 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Encounter Bay?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 655 holiday lettings around Encounter Bay. From 507 Houses to 90 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 Encounter Bay?

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

  • The Bluff: 937 holiday lettings
  • Warland Reserve: 1,099 holiday lettings
  • Granite Island: 880 holiday lettings
  • Currency Creek Station: 859 holiday lettings
  • Links Lady Bay Golf Course: 765 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 507 Houses in Encounter Bay. Our other popular types of Encounter Bay holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 90 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 4 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 22 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 Encounter Bay?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 40 holiday homes with pool available in Encounter Bay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.