Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Sandringham

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Sandringham. This walkable and welcoming city entices travellers with its shopping and restaurants. St. Kilda Beach and Melbourne Cricket Ground are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Sandringham

Do you want to find attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Sandringham 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:

  • SEA LIFE Melbourne (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Melbourne Zoo (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Royal Melbourne Golf Club (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Victoria Golf Club (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Woodlands Golf Club (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • St. Kilda Sea Baths (6.4 mi / 10.4 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Sandringham

If you're planning a holiday around the weather, February, January, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 25°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Sandringham

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Sandringham is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • St. Kilda Beach (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Luna Park (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Sandringham Beach (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Half Moon Bay (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Green Point (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Sandringham

The nearest airport is in Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), located 16.8 mi (27 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), which is 21.5 mi (34.5 km) away.

Catch a ride on the metro at Sandringham Station to easily navigate the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Sandringham?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,869 holiday lettings around Sandringham. From 227 houses to 1,511 flats & apartments, 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 Sandringham?

If you like the idea of hopping out of bed and discovering interesting shops, restaurants and entertainment within a few minutes, then you've got to book a place in the main central area. HomeAway has 352 city centre rental properties available. Want to try a different setting? See if any of our other properties stand out. Our options for this destination include:

  • 79 golf-front holiday accommodation options.
  • 69 seaside holiday accommodation options.
  • 65 shore-front holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Sandringham?

Having space to spread out your things, home-cooked meals, sprawling views — if any of this appeals to you, an apartment could be a fantastic choice. You'll be able to take your pick from 2,027 different options with the help of HomeAway. How does £25 a night sound? That's what you could be paying if you don't put it off for too long! Or perhaps you'd rather try one of the area's other self-catering accommodation options, like:

  • House: 341 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £16 per night.
  • Townhome: 61 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £54 per night.
  • Studio: 30 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £36 per night.

Can I stay in Sandringham in a large group?

Holidays with your friends and loved ones can be tons of fun, particularly when you're sleeping under the same roof in an amazing new place! If you'll be travelling with a big group, HomeAway can help you out. Presently, apartment holiday rentals are the hottest thing for large groups of travellers here, and we have 333 available on our database. If you're travelling in a larger group, the property options that will suit your needs include:

  • Are you on the hunt for rentals that can house 6 people? We have 932 that will be ideal. The prices start from £55 per night.
  • Looking for a place for 5 people? We have 500 that will serve you well. You can get one for as little as £54 per night.
  • Travelling with 8 guests? We offer 212 accommodation for rent that fit the bill. Prices start from £81 per night.

Your whole squad will be more than satisfied when you book your Sandringham getaway with us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Sandringham?

HomeAway is here to help you reconnect with the people you hold dear. Providing a fantastic range of affordable holiday rentals, you're sure to nab a fabulous pad that pleases everyone. Middle Park is a good area to look at if you want to keep your budget under control. HomeAway has 65 holiday rentals, and the average price is a very affordable £97 per night. You'll find another 217 HomeAway holiday rentals waiting to be booked in or around Albert Park. The average price in this area is £102 a night.