Make a holiday villa in Rye, Australia your home away from home
Rye is a coastal resort on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula – an ideal spot for a beach and outdoor vacation in the summer months. Around Rye holiday villas you’ll have fantastic beaches, great natural scenery, modern amenities and a host of activities for all tastes and ages.
Things to do in Rye, Australia
Rye self-catering accommodation sits close to a pristine sandy bay, where you can enjoy a swim or paddle. A highly popular activity on Port Phillip Bay is kitesurfing, thanks to the breezes. For spectacular coastal landscapes you could make the short walk or drive west of Rye Jetty to the towering White Cliffs, which offer impressive views of the area. Rye is a hotspot for fishing, and you’ll be able to hop aboard a fishing charter from this town.
If you’d like a game of golf during your holiday at self-catering accommodation in Rye then you’ll find a number of first-class courses close by. Four of the nearest are Rosebud Park, Moonah Links, The Dunes and Saint Andrews beach. Moonah Links is one of the newest and offers wonderful scenery, with a challenging but engaging course. It is also here that the prestigious Australian Open is held.
For more natural scenery you could head for the stunning Mornington Peninsula National Park, easily reached from villas in Rye. It’s a great place for a walk, with a variety of terrains to experience; there are sand dunes, craggy coastal features and spectacular beaches. Another interesting aspect of the peninsula is its viticulture. The interior boasts a landscape of vineyards, and in Rye you’ll need just a short drive to get to a number of excellent wineries, all offering tours and tasting sessions, and usually partnered with fantastic restaurants.
Places to visit on holiday in Rye, Australia
At Rye holiday accommodation you’ll be just 50 miles from Melbourne, one of the country’s most vibrant and cosmopolitan cities. It’s famed for it’s glorious Victorian shopping arcades, and a bustling CBD – not to mention the world famous St Kilda with its waterfront cafes, cake shops and historic architecture.
Weather in Rye, Australia
During your stay at self-catering villas in Rye you’ll experience weather that’s more changeable and moderate than further north. Summers are still consistently warm, with beach weather common for four months a year. The other season tend to bring milder conditions, but temperatures never slide far below 15 or so.
Cheap flights to Rye, Australia
Rye holiday villas are found about 90 minutes by car from Melbourne Airport (MEL), which is reachable from the UK by flying Qantas from London Heathrow (LHR) and then making the scenic drive down the Mornington Peninsula.