Where to stay around South Australia?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,825 holiday lettings near South Australia. From 2,531 Houses to 527 Studios, 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 South Australia is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in South Australia?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in South Australia. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Glenelg: 567 holiday homes
  • Adelaide: 639 holiday homes
  • Port Adelaide: 580 holiday homes
  • Glenelg Beach: 787 holiday homes
  • Kangaroo Island: 262 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in South Australia! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in South Australia?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in South Australia with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Adelaide: 639 holiday lettings
  • Glenelg: 567 holiday lettings
  • Victor Harbor: 836 holiday lettings
  • Port Noarlunga: 265 holiday lettings
  • Port Elliot: 887 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to South Australia?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in South Australia are:

  • American River, SA (RCN): 179 self catering accommodations
  • Mount Gambier Airport (MGB): 53 self catering accommodations
  • Kingscote Airport (KGC): 147 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in South Australia?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in South Australia. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Glenelg Beach: 787 holiday rentals
  • Angas Plains Vineyards: 277 holiday rentals
  • Hope Cottage Museum: 193 holiday rentals
  • Adelaide Oval: 746 holiday rentals
  • Burnside Village Shopping Centre: 763 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around South Australia listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a self catering villa or holiday rental in South Australia your home away from home

South Australia is the huge territory in the centre of the south coast of Australia. This sunny territory packs a great deal into its area of this huge continent with the sandy dunes of Simpson Desert, the outback at Flinders Ranges and the salt-sink landscape of Lake Eyre National Park all contrasting with the unspoilt coastline. Adelaide, the state capital, has excellent sporting and cultural attractions as well as European-style cafés and wide boulevards. It is known as the “Festival State” as there is always something happening in this vibrant territory.

Things to Do in South Australia

South Australia has plenty of things to do, particularly for those who enjoy the outdoor life. Swimming and surfing on the beaches, hiking in the National Parks and exploring Cleland Wildlife Park to feed kangaroos, koalas and emus are just some of the activities available Down Under. Visit the Mount Lofty Botanical Gardens, take boat trips, swim with dolphins or go game fishing in these warm waters. Go shopping at the Rundle Mall or head for the North Terrace to enjoy Adelaide’s rich architecture and arts culture. Dining out is no problem as there are more than 700 restaurants in Adelaide alone. Wine-lovers should head for the extensive vineyards in the Barossa Valley and Coonawarra, to tour the wineries and sample the award-winning wines.

Places to Visit in South Australia

Adelaide is the main city to visit from your South Australia holiday apartment or villa rental. With its lush gardens, wide boulevards and relaxed lifestyle it is a great place to enjoy a leisurely stress-free vacation. Visit the South Australia Museum to see Aboriginal artifacts and learn more about the indigenous culture at the Aboriginal Institute. The Adelaide Zoo is also a popular place to spend a day. Those looking for native wildlife will want to pay a visit to Kangaroo Island which is Australia’s answer to the Galapagos Islands, with its extensive local wildlife. The Naracoorte Caves National Park is one of the area’s highlights within easy reach of your South Australia holiday rental. It is close to the border with Victoria and has many stalagmites, stalactites and fossils which are displayed at the Wonambi Fossil Centre.

Weather in South Australia

South Australia enjoys a beautiful climate at any time of year, although the seasons are reversed as it is in the southern hemisphere. The warmest month is February when temperatures reach 30°C (86F). June and July are cooler and wetter, averaging 16°C (61°F) by day and 8°C (46°F) at night. The driest months are from November to April.

Travel to South Australia

The main airport serving holiday rentals in South Australia is Adelaide Airport which receives international flights from all over the world. It is just 6km (4 miles) from the city centre and there are buses and taxis to shuttle visitors into Adelaide.