Destination guide

Head to the charming city of South Yarra

Enjoy the cathedral and other features of South Yarra. Travellers especially like the shopping, cafes and sporting events in this romantic and welcoming city. Melbourne Cricket Ground and St. Kilda Beach are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around South Yarra

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes South Yarra a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • SEA LIFE Melbourne (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Melbourne Zoo (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Albert Park Golf Course (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Sidney Myer Music Bowl (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • St Kilda Pier (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • St. Kilda Sea Baths (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of South Yarra

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, South Yarra is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • St. Kilda Beach (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Luna Park (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Albert Park Lake (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Birrarung Marr Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Alexandra Gardens (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around South Yarra

Fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), the closest airport, located 9.3 mi (14.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), which is 14.1 mi (22.6 km) away.

Consider catching a ride on the metro at South Yarra Station or Hawksburn Station and easily see more of the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around South Yarra?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,308 holiday lettings around South Yarra. From 1,800 flats & apartments to 326 houses, 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.

Can I rent a city-centre property in South Yarra?

If you're into the idea of jumping out of bed and discovering vibrant shops, cafes and bars within a few minutes, then consider staying somewhere central. HomeAway has 431 centrally located rental homes available. Alternatively, you might like trying a different setting. HomeAway has a wide range of properties to pick from, including:

  • 91 golf-front holiday accommodation options.
  • 69 town holiday accommodation options.
  • 69 shore-front holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in South Yarra?

Unpack your bag, admire the view and turn the kettle on. If you want a home away from home, an apartment rental is a great way to go. You can choose from 2,532 different options on HomeAway. If you make your reservation early, you could spend as little as £27 per night. Or perhaps you'd rather go for one of the area's other popular self-catering accommodation options, such as:

  • House: 477 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £14 per night.
  • Townhome: 87 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £60 per night.
  • Studio: 38 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £44 per night.

Can I stay in South Yarra in a large group?

There's nothing like meeting up with old friends or spending a week or so with extended family in a terrific new location. And what's best, HomeAway has options big enough for everyone. 407 apartment holiday rentals are ready to be booked. Presently, they're the leading option here for big groups. In this area, the rental options that can accommodate large groups of guests include:

  • Are you looking for places that can house 6 holiday makers? We have 578 that will suit. Prices start from £44 per night.
  • If you've got 5 in your party, you'll be happy to hear that there are 340 rental accommodation that are ideal. You can book one for as little as £55 a night.
  • Trying to find places for rent catering to 8 people? You'll be glad to know we have 138 that'll be ideal. You can bag one from just £81 per night.

So never fear! When you travel with us you can take your uncle, your brother and all your buddies to South Yarra.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in South Yarra?

Cramped hotel balconies are no place to spend those precious holiday moments! Uncover our affordable holiday rentals today and make sure everybody in your group has room to spread out. When it comes to getting your hands on an amazing deal, the first place you look should be Middle Park. Here, HomeAway has 65 holiday rentals at an average price of £97 a night. Another 217 HomeAway holiday rentals are available in or around Albert Park. With an average price of £102 per night, you're sure to snatch a deal worth boasting about.