Holiday Rentals and Lettings in Adelaide
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Highlights in Adelaide
- Vibrant, trendy city
- Lovely beaches
- Street art
- Heritage buildings
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Holiday homes and baches in Adelaide
Adelaide, the capital of South Australia, is a cultured, dynamic city with offers a rich cultural heritage and a wide array of attractions for history buffs, foodies, beach enthusiasts, shopaholics and nature lovers alike. If you don’t have a car, the central area offers homes to suit all tastes, and puts you in the heart of the action and on the doorstep of the city’s main attractions. If you do have a car and/or prefer to be close to nature, look for holiday homes in the beautiful Adelaide Hills to the east of the city. Glenelg to the south is ideal for families. It offers great accessibility to the attractions, plenty of grocery shopping and the benefit of a lovely beach and park right on your doorstep.Unforgettable holiday homes
Adelaide boasts a spectacular range of gorgeous houses that embody luxury coastal living. Catering to groups of all sizes, with one to nine bedrooms, you can look forward to sumptuous swimming pools, patios with beach views, open and spacious living areas, and BBQs. With a wide range of modern, highly appointed rentals to choose from, city centre living is wonderful in Adelaide, and the balcony views – unforgettable!
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The area and getting around
Adelaide is divided into 3 main zones. The city centre, which is organised in a simple grid and the place to be to access to the main sights. The coastline to the west, with its numerous beaches with their own character and vibe, and the semi-rural hills to the east where the city gradually merges into the surrounding countryside. For the well-to-do part of town, head to North Adelaide for its bluestone mansions, vintage clothing shops and high-end restaurants.A cool neighbourhood around every corner
If you are looking for somewhere that offers a great cultural vibe, quirky restaurants, community cafes, craft pubs and art galleries, Adelaide will be happy to oblige. The trendiest parts of the city are the inner-city suburbs of Kent Town and Norwood in the east, Parkside and Goodwood in the south and Thebarton and Hindmarsh in the northwest.
Travellers and activities
This ‘city of great buildings’ offers a surprising wealth of architectural delights. From the drama of Parliament House and the Town Hall to its myriad churches, statues and lovely bridges that cross the River Torrens. In Rundle Mall, explore the wonderful heritage listed facades above the shop fronts, signage and canopies. Then take a walk around the once derelict Darling Building which has seen one of the most significant heritage transformations of recent times and visit the city’s many other iconic spots. A self-guided walking tour is the best way to do it, with numerous online walking trails at your disposal.Adelaide for beach buffs
Adelaide offers 30 kilometres of continuous sandy coastline. Its numerous beaches are a great place to unwind and rejuvenate whilst you take in the stunning Pacific sunsets and let the fine, white sand run through your fingers. Glenelg Beach is the most sought-after metropolitan beach in Adelaide, accessible via a vintage tram from the centre of the city. It is also an area of great nightlife and is stuffed with entertainment options for all ages. For upmarket, top-of-the-line beach action, don’t miss gorgeous Henley beach, also accessible via tram from the city. It is surrounded by chic, highly-rated seafood restaurants and frequented by the city’s trendier inhabitants.
Adelaide is called the ‘city of churches’. To see why, you merely have to take a quick walk – you’ll see a church on every corner!
Top 5 travel tips in Adelaide
Rundle Mall is Adelaide’s main shopping street, and the country’s first pedestrian-only mall. Come for both the major Australian and international retailers and the numerous independent boutiques and arcades.2. Tour the city’s street art
In the last few years, Adelaide has become a contender for the title of street art capital of Australia. The most condense collection of art is in the Port Adelaide area, which is to the northeast of the city, but there are also many murals in the heart of the city scattered around the Central Business District. Don’t miss Findac’s incredible portraits of Asian women!3. It must be wine o’clock!
The city’s National Wine Centre offers its fortuitus visitors the opportunity to try out a wide range of fine wines from around Australia for a great price, all in one location. What could be better than that?!4. Explore Adelaide’s food hub
Adelaide Central Market boasts an excellent range of strictly local produce such as fruits, pastries, gourmet cheeses and sweets. If you go on Friday, live music will serenade you as you slowly browse the 80 stalls all under one roof.5. Take a boat trip on River Torrens
.The river is the backbone of the city; tourists and locals alike crowd its banks and numerous attractions sit along its length. If you’re looking to explore the heart of Adelaide, this is the perfect place to start. There are many river tours to choose from, including a Venetian-style gondola boat tour, and even kayak tours for the more adventurous!
FAQs: Holiday Rentals & Lettings in Adelaide
On average, what was the cost for holiday homes in Adelaide in 2020, during the corona crisis?
With an average price of NZ$373.27 per night, Adelaide lies at the lower end of the price range for holiday baches in Australia.
When are holiday homes and baches cheaper in Adelaide?
Those who want to be budget-friendly should travel to Adelaide in November, December, and October which are the months that offer the most discount, with average prices of NZ$273.41, NZ$286.15, and NZ$350.1 per night, respectively, based on data collected in 2020.
When are holiday homes more expensive in Adelaide?
When it comes to renting a holiday home in Adelaide, the highest prices are usually seen in the month of January (with an average of NZ$435.32 per night), followed by March (NZ$423.64), and February (NZ$421.96).
Is Adelaide a good location for a spontaneous getaway?
When visiting Adelaide we recommend you to think ahead, as 61% of holiday homes are usually booked, according to last year's data.
When are more holiday homes available?
May, April, and June are, in order of highest to lowest, the months that present the largest number of properties free, with respective average availability figures of 58%, 55% and 54.5%.
When are fewer holiday homes and baches available?
Holiday homes in Adelaide reach their peak in demand in January, with an availability rate of 18%. The second most requested month is December, with 24.67%, and the third is February with 26%.
How many holiday baches does Holidu have in Adelaide?
In Adelaide we have an extensive catalogue of around 780 properties, with options to suit everyone, thanks to our 5 local and international partners.