Where to stay around Fairhaven?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 895 holiday lettings near Fairhaven. From 717 Houses to 140 Condos/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 Fairhaven is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Anglesea Surf Beach: 1,468 holiday lettings
  • Torquay Central Farmers Market: 1,502 holiday lettings
  • Eagle Rock Marine Sanctuary: 1,387 holiday lettings
  • Lorne Country Club: 1,059 holiday lettings
  • Erskine Falls: 1,100 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Fairhaven 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 Fairhaven?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 717 Houses in Fairhaven. Our other popular types of Fairhaven holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 140 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 9 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 2 self catering accommodations

Can I rent beach rentals in Fairhaven?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 59 beach rentals in Fairhaven. You have also many other possibilities in Fairhaven area, including:

  • Waterfront rentals: 46 holiday rentals
  • Mountain rentals: 9 holiday rentals
  • Downtown rentals: 4 holiday rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday lettings.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Fairhaven?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 35 holiday homes with pool available in Fairhaven. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a self catering beach house or holiday rental in Fairhaven, Victoria, Australia your home away from home

    The town of Fairhaven is at the beginning of the Great Ocean Road, a stunningly beautiful coastal road in Victoria overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Surrounded by native bush it is a great place to head for to enjoy a laidback holiday surrounded by nature.

    Things to Do in Fairhaven, Victoria

    Fairhaven Beach is a wide sandy beach against the backdrop of the Otway Ranges bush. It is great for swimming, body boarding and surfing and is patrolled with lifesavers during the summer due to the occasional rips and currents. Enjoy playing ball games on the sand, fishing, boating, scuba diving or just chilling out with a good book. The surrounding area offers bushwalking, cycling, bird watching, horse riding and scenic drives. The Fairhaven Surf Club is a great place to dine in the evening after a day of outdoor activities around your Fairhaven holiday rental.

    Places to Visit Around Fairhaven, Victoria

    The Great Ocean Road is one of the world’s most scenic drives. Enjoy cruising along this coastal highway to other relaxed seaside towns, take a coach tour or spoil yourself and take a scenic flight. Look for the Split Point Lighthouse and waterfalls along the way. You can easily spend the day at Geelong, about 55km north of your Fairhaven holiday cottage. The waterfront has many novel shaped bollards by local artist Jan Mitchell. Yarra Street Pier has some good restaurants while Steampacket Quay is the departure point for ferries and seaplanes. Look for the Carousel Pavilion which has an 1888 steam-driven carousel and a restored 1898 Gavioli organ to entertain visitors. Other places to visit from Fairhaven include the Great Otway National Park and the Twelve Apostles Rocks.

    Weather in Fairhaven, Victoria

    Fairhaven holiday cottages enjoy an oceanic climate which is best described as very changeable, particularly in spring and summer when it can be sunny one minute and raining the next. January is the hottest month, averaging 26°C (79°F) and July is the coldest with daytime highs around 13°C (55°F). The rainy season extends from May to September but this area can have showers at any time of year.

    Travel to Fairhaven, Victoria

    Fairhaven holiday rentals are served by Melbourne (MEL) Airport, the second busiest airport in Australia. It has direct flights to 33 destinations within Australia and many destinations worldwide. The main airlines using Melbourne Airport as a hub are Qantas, Virgin Australia, Tiger and Jetstar Airways, making it very easy to book longhaul or local connecting flights to this area. Fairhaven is about 136km south of Melbourne Airport and is easy to reach by car along the Princes Freeway, which is a toll road.

    Sightseeing in and around Fairhaven

    Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Fairhaven a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Anglesea Golf Club (6 mi / 9.7 km)
    • Ellimatta Reserve (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
    • Lorne Country Club (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
    • Live Wire Park (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
    • Bellbrae Estate Winery (12.5 mi / 20.2 km)
    • Gosling Creek Winery (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Fairhaven

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

    • Eagle Rock Marine Sanctuary (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
    • Urquhart Bluff Beach (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
    • Anglesea Surf Beach (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
    • Coogoorah Park (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
    • Teddy's Lookout (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
    • Point Addis Marine National Park (9 mi / 14.5 km)