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Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Barwon Heads

The beaches and parks provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Barwon Heads. Well known for its golfing, seafood restaurants and bars, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Barwon Heads

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Barwon Heads has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Barwon Heads Golf Club (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Thirteenth Beach Golf Links (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Warbird Air Adventures (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Adventure Park Geelong (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • McGlashan's Wallington Estate (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Lonsdale Golf Club (6.2 mi / 10 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Barwon Heads

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Barwon Heads is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Raffs Beach (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Jirrahlinga Koala and Wildlife Sanctuary (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Lake Connwarre (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Port Phillip Heads Marine National Park (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Point Lonsdale Beach (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Geelong Botanical Gardens (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Barwon Heads

Fly into Melbourne, VIC (AVV-Avalon), the closest airport, located 17.6 mi (28.3 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), which is 44.2 mi (71.1 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Barwon Heads?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 844 holiday lettings around Barwon Heads. From 650 houses to 74 flats & apartments, 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 Barwon Heads?

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

  • Jirrahlinga Koala and Wildlife Sanctuary: 2,349 holiday lettings
  • Barwon Heads Golf Club: 2,525 holiday lettings
  • Point Impossible Nudist Beach: 1,588 holiday lettings
  • Sorrento Front Beach: 3,135 holiday lettings
  • Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus: 1,237 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Barwon Heads 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 Houses in Barwon Heads?

Yes, of course. HomeAway.co.uk offers 650 Houses in Barwon Heads. Our other popular types of Barwon Heads holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 74 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 19 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 83 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Barwon Heads?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 78 holiday homes with pool available in Barwon Heads. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.