Where to stay around Portsea?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,228 holiday lettings near Portsea. From 1,898 Houses to 167 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 Portsea is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Point Nepean National Park: 3,000 holiday lettings
  • Portsea Pier: 3,034 holiday lettings
  • Portsea Back Beach: 3,003 holiday lettings
  • Sorrento Front Beach: 3,169 holiday lettings
  • Mornington Peninsula National Park: 3,085 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,898 Houses in Portsea. Our other popular types of Portsea holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 167 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 44 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 13 self catering accommodations

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

Can I rent waterfront rentals in Portsea?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 188 waterfront rentals in Portsea. You have also many other possibilities in Portsea area, including:

  • Beach rentals: 98 holiday rentals
  • Downtown rentals: 20 holiday rentals
  • Mountain rentals: 5 holiday rentals

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Portsea?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 374 holiday homes with pool available in Portsea. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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

    Portsea is a popular holiday resort just across Port Philip Bay from Melbourne making holiday homes in Portsea very desirable. It is one of the most affluent areas in Australia and is rumoured to have more tennis courts per square kilometer than anywhere else in the world!

    Things to Do in Portsea, Victoria

    Portsea is on the Mornington Peninsula and benefits from the rough Surf of Bass Strait and the calmer waters in the bay. As well as offering excellent surf conditions on Portsea Back Beach along with sailing and watersports in the bay, Portsea is ideal for swimming, scenic walks, cycling and fishing. Boat trips, yacht charters, fishing charters, seal and dolphin-watching trips can all be enjoyed from your Portsea holiday rental. The area is the hub for scuba diving with many sites for diving in the area. Portsea Pier is the home of many seaweed-like sea dragons, rays and puffer fish. Back on dry land, golfers can play the excellent course at Portsea Golf Course or take one of the many coastal walks.

    Places to Visit Around Portsea, Victoria

    Take a circular walk along Shelley Beach and Franklin Road for some great seascapes or visit the local attraction known as London Bridge. This is a rock arch which has been formed by the sea and can be reached along the Farnsworth Track which is also popular with hang-gliders. Point Nepean is part of the Mornington Peninsula National Park and offers several heritage walks and views of the Harold Holt Marine Reserve where the Prime Minster disappeared without trace in 1967. For a day in the city, Melbourne offers an aquarium, museums and excellent shopping and restaurants just an hour's drive from your Portsea holiday rental.

    Weather in Portsea, Victoria

    Holiday rentals in Portsea enjoy a pleasant oceanic climate with hot summers and mild winters. However, this area is best known for having a very changeable climate particularly in spring and summer when it can be sunny one minute with rain or hail the next. The rainy season is from May to September but Portsea can have showers at any time of year. January is the hottest month, averaging 26°C (79°F) and July is the coldest with daytime highs around 14°C (57°F).

    Travel to Portsea, Victoria

    The nearest major airport to Portsea holiday rentals is Melbourne (MEL) Airport which has both domestic and international flights. It is about 120km by car along the M1. The airport is a short distance from the centre of Melbourne and there is a bus transfer into the city with Skybus Super Shuttle. The main airlines using Melbourne Airport are Qantas, Cathay Pacific, Malaysia Airlines, Virgin and Jetstar Airways making it very easy to book longhaul flights. It is also the hub for the domestic Tiger Airways for visitors wanting to make connecting flights from other parts of Australia.

    Activities and attractions in Portsea

    Are you looking for attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Portsea a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Sorrento Golf Club (2 mi / 3.2 km)
    • Queenscliff Golf Course (5 mi / 8.1 km)
    • Lonsdale Golf Club (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
    • The Dunes Golf Links (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
    • Pennisula Hot Springs (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
    • McGlashan's Wallington Estate (11.5 mi / 18.6 km)

    Seasonal weather averages in Portsea

    If warm-weather activities are high on your list, February, January, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 24°F.

    Exploring the natural features in Portsea

    Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Portsea is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Point Nepean National Park (0.3 mi / 0.6 km)
    • Portsea Back Beach (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
    • Sorrento Front Beach (3 mi / 4.8 km)
    • Blairgowrie Beach (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
    • Port Phillip Heads Marine National Park (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
    • Point Lonsdale Beach (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)