Make a holiday rental in McCrae, Australia your home away from home
McCrae is a suburb of Melbourne, found on the Mornington Peninsula facing towards Port Philip Bay. The area around McCrae self-catering holiday accommodation offers a range of experiences, from sublime beaches, to watersports, picturesque towns, wineries and beautiful countryside.
Things to do in McCrae, Australia
The bay side of the Mornington Peninsula, where McCrae self-catering accommodation can be found, is noted for its family-friendly beaches with calm waters. There’s a long succession of beaches running the length of the peninsula’s bayside, with a beautiful stretch of fine sand along the waterfront close to McCrae. The whole bay is known as an important location for sailing, with regattas held regularly in the waters off McCrae and numerous sailing clubs in the area. You’ll be able to hire a boat to explore the waters or enjoy a fishing trip.
Minutes from a McCrae are a number of excellent golf courses. Nearby highlights include the Dunes, Moonah Links and Rosebud Country Club. Moonah Links is especially prestigious, tailor made to host championship tournaments, and is considered one of the most challenging courses in the entire region.
The attractive countryside a short drive inland from McCrae holiday rentals is famous for its wine production. There are a number of wineries within a short drive that offer tours, tasting session and meals. Prominent examples include Red Hill, Port Phillip Estate, Wild Dog, The Cups and Montalto. Dromana, just a few minutes up the peninsula is considered one of the wine region’s main towns, with more than 22 different vintners producing in and around the town. At Dromana you’ll be able to find the beginning of the Two Bays Walking track, which extends for 26 kilometres down to Cape Schank, on the peninsula’s south coast.
Places to visit on holiday in McCrae, Australia
The heart of Melbourne can be reached within an hour from McCrae self-catering accommodation. This modern and diverse city is known for its beautiful Victorian architecture, and culture. In Carlton you’ll find the Melbourne Museum, which is the biggest attraction of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere.
Weather in McCrae, Australia
The warmest months around McCrae holiday accommodation are from December to February, when average daytime highs rise to the mid-20s. At this time of year occasional days of extreme heat are quite common. For much of the rest of the year you’ll be able to expect mild or pleasantly warm conditions, with the coolest weather arriving in June and July.
Cheap flights to McCrae, Australia
Melbourne Airport (MEL) is within a 90-minute drive of McCrae holiday rentals, and can be reached from the UK by flying with Qantas from London Heathrow (LHR).