Holiday Rentals and Lettings in Melbourne
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Highlights in Melbourne
- Vibrant, world-class city
- Amazing nightlife
- Exotic parks
- Culture, art and music
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Holiday homes and baches in Melbourne
Melbourne is considered the coolest city in Australia. From its Victorian architecture to its robust art scene, chic cafés and diverse restaurants, its glorious world-class street art, exotic parks and fabulous coastline, a holiday home in any part of this city will put you right on the doorstep of memorable sights and attractions. Look out especially for homes with glorious sea views in the electrifying neighbourhoods of St.Kilda and Brighton.Holiday homes to shape memories for a lifetime
Melbourne boasts a fantastic range of quite spectacular properties that epitomise luxury coastal living. With one to seven bedrooms, they are suitable for couples, families and large groups. Expect nothing less than grandiose swimming pools, terraces overlooking the sparkling sea, spacious and airy living areas, and BBQs. For smaller groups, there is a wide range of smaller rentals to choose from, from luxury downtown abodes overlooking the city to more modest but well-appointed outfits in the suburbs.
Holidays in Melbourne
The area and getting around
Melbourne offers numerous diverse neighbourhoods that convey their own vibe, attractions and joie de vivre. The Central Business District, right in the middle of the city, is home to many popular sights, such as Eureka Tower and the National Gallery of Victoria, and Chinatown with its cheap and exotic feeds. St Kilda is a historic neighbourhood by the sea, renowned for its palm-lined boardwalk, beautiful sunsets and crazy nightlife.A neighbourhood for everyone in Melbourne
Fitzroy is the heart of Melbourne’s alternative, bohemian life, and an inner-city magnet for all things cool and kooky. Come for specialty bookshops, art galleries, boutique clothing stores and beyond-decent eateries. Footscray is a melting pot of cultures from Vietnam to Ethiopia and the place for an unparalleled range of exotic restaurants. Brunswick is many locals’ favourite neighbourhood, with wonderful street art, friendly people and the best prices in the city.
Travellers and activities
Melbourne has come a long way in the last 2 decades and shattered its previous reputation as a staid, stuffy city. These days, you can take your pick of great restaurants at 1am, see late-night gigs and party until the sun comes up. St. Kilda is Melbourne’s famous nightlife area and the heart of Melbourne’s wild side, this is where it will be. Start your night at a height, on a rooftop bar such as the hugely popular Naked in the Sky, and watch as the lights switch on across Melbourne’s cityscape. Lubed up, head to one of the mega clubs such as Magic Mountain Saloon, which hosts amazing club nights every weekend featuring the best of Australia’s electronic music scene.Melbourne for shopaholics
Melbourne is renowned for its world-class shopping. Let’s go from top end down. With its superior range of high-quality clothing, Chapel Street is the place to go for local and international celebrities, as is Collins Street with its plethora of fancy brands. Bourke Street Mall is a pedestrianized section of the street boasting historical Victorian architecture and the finest, top of the shelf brands. For a bohemian street feel and alternative fashion stores, head straight to Brunswick Street with its chic street fashion items at nominal rates and great value clothes.
„Melbourne has the largest tram system outside of Europe, and the fourth largest in the world overall. Undoubtedly the best way to get around!“
Top 5 travel tips in Melbourne
A highlight of anyone’s visit to the city, the tour run by the graffiti artists from Blender Studies comes highly rated. You will learn so much about the art scene in Melbourne and develop a greater appreciation for why the city attracts so many artists from all around the world.2. Take a day trip to a winery
Wine tours are extremely popular in Melbourne. The Mornington Peninsula is a famous wine-producing region just 45 minutes from the city, home to 40 wineries. Tour operators in the city offer day trips that include a 2-course lunch and visits and tastings to the region's finest vineyards.3. Stroll around the Royal Botanic Gardens
This tranquil sanctuary covers 94 acres and contains a collection of 10,000 native and exotic plants, breathtaking landscapes and iconic buildings. Make sure to walk the 3.8-kilometre walking track known as ‘The Tan’ that circles the gardens.4. Mosey Queen Victoria Market
Melbourne’s number one outdoor market, with an eclectic selection of food sellers and knick-knack. Come at the weekend when all the stalls are out. In the food hall, make sure to take advantage of the many free wine samples available at Swords Wines. And the wine there is fantastically priced!Live music on a shoestring
Melbourne locals love listening to live music, and Cherry Bar calls itself ‘pretty much the best rock ‘n’ roll bar in the world’. With free admission throughout the week, it often hosts big-name after-parties and rock stars! For the best place to catch emerging rock acts, and also with free entry, head to the widely popular The Esplanade in St Kilda.
FAQs: Holiday Rentals & Lettings in Melbourne
What is the average price for holiday baches in Melbourne?
With an annual average price of NZ$520.63, Melbourne is not a city that stands out as being the most expensive or the cheapest in Australia.
When are holiday homes and baches cheaper in Melbourne?
If you want to save as much as possible during your visit to Melbourne, go there in November (NZ$386.11 per night on average), December (NZ$403.82), or June (NZ$497.88) to find the lowest prices for the whole year.
When are holiday homes more expensive in Melbourne?
When you look at renting a holiday home in Melbourne, the highest prices are usually seen in the month of January (with an average of NZ$586.01 per night), followed by May (NZ$570.67), and April (NZ$568.12).
Do I need to plan a trip to Melbourne well in advance?
If you decide to discover Melbourne, we suggest planning your travels long before you go because it is usually very high in demand, with an annual average occupation of 57% in the year 2020.
What time of the year can I find more available holiday homes?
The most available months, on average, are May (with an availability of 55.2%) April (54.5%), and August (52%), according to the trends observed in 2020.
When are fewer holiday homes and baches available?
According to data from 2020, the months with the fewest housing options available in Melbourne are, in order, December (with 22.33% of available rentals), January (26%), and November (31.75%).
How many holiday homes are available in Melbourne?
In Melbourne we collaborate with 10 different providers to give you a choice of 5200 properties, so you will not be short of options!