Destination guide

Find the perfect holiday rental for your Swan Bay getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Swan Bay with a stay in a holiday home rental. This city has something for everyone. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Swan Bay

Are you looking for things to do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Swan Bay a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Queenscliff Golf Course (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Lonsdale Golf Club (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • McGlashan's Wallington Estate (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Portarlington Golf Club (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Sorrento Golf Club (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Adventure Park Geelong (8.1 mi / 13 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Swan Bay

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Swan Bay is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Point Lonsdale Beach (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Port Phillip Heads Marine National Park (4.9 mi / 8 km)
  • Point Nepean National Park (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Portsea Back Beach (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Portarlington Recreation Reserve (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Portarlington Waterfront (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Swan Bay

The nearest airport is in Melbourne, VIC (AVV-Avalon), located 17.3 mi (27.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), which is 37 mi (59.6 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Swan Bay?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,358 holiday lettings around Swan Bay. From 1,141 Houses to 103 Flats, 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 Swan Bay?

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

  • Point Impossible Nudist Beach: 1,628 holiday lettings
  • Sorrento Front Beach: 3,120 holiday lettings
  • Geelong Showground: 1,189 holiday lettings
  • Portarlington Waterfront: 1,526 holiday lettings
  • Mornington Peninsula National Park: 3,024 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Swan Bay 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 Swan Bay?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,141 Houses in Swan Bay. Our other popular types of Swan Bay holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 103 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 16 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 27 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Swan Bay?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 249 holiday homes with pool available in Swan Bay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.