Destination guide

The adventurous area of Lara awaits your stay

The area's history and museums are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Lara. One of the city's many top draws is its parks. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Lara

Are you searching for attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Lara has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Serendip Sanctuary (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Waterworld (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Mt Rothwell Biodiversity Interpretation Centre (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Geelong Golf Course (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Saint Regis Winery (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Adventure Park Geelong (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Lara

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Lara is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Serendip Sanctuary (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • You Yangs Regional Park (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Rippleside Park (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Steampacket Gardens (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Geelong Botanical Gardens (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Fairy Park (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Lara

The nearest airport is in Melbourne, VIC (AVV-Avalon), located 3.7 mi (5.9 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 32.9 mi (53 km) away.

Where to stay around Lara?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 50 holiday lettings near Lara. From 21 Houses to 15 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Lara for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Serendip Sanctuary: 270 holiday lettings
  • Lara Heritage and Historical Museum: 571 holiday lettings
  • Little River Station: 203 holiday lettings
  • Point Impossible Nudist Beach: 1,579 holiday lettings
  • Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus: 1,165 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 21 Houses in Lara. Our other popular types of Lara holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 15 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 3 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Lara?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 32 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Lara. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.