Destination guide

Find the perfect holiday rental for your Ripponlea getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Ripponlea with a stay in a holiday home rental. This city has something for everyone. St. Kilda Beach and Melbourne Cricket Ground are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Ripponlea

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Ripponlea a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • SEA LIFE Melbourne (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Melbourne Zoo (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • St. Kilda Sea Baths (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • St Kilda Pier (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Albert Park Golf Course (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Sidney Myer Music Bowl (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Ripponlea

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Ripponlea is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • St. Kilda Beach (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Luna Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Elwood Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Albert Park Lake (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Brighton Beach (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Ripponlea

Fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), the closest airport, located 11.7 mi (18.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), which is 16.4 mi (26.5 km) away.

You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Ripponlea Station for ease of access to the rest of the city.

Where to stay around Ripponlea?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,093 holiday lettings near Ripponlea. From 358 Houses to 1,578 Flats, 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 Ripponlea is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Melbourne Central: 2,274 holiday lettings
  • St. Kilda Beach: 2,287 holiday lettings
  • Melbourne City Marina: 2,264 holiday lettings
  • DFO South Wharf: 2,271 holiday lettings
  • Eureka Skydeck 88: 2,272 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 358 Houses in Ripponlea. Our other popular types of Ripponlea holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 1,578 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 10 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 16 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 Ripponlea?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 587 holiday homes with pool available in Ripponlea. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.