Holiday Rentals and Lettings in Merimbula
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Highlights in Merimbula
- Secluded beaches
- Family holidays
- Whale spotting
- Magic Mountain amusement park
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Holiday homes and baches in Merimbula
Whether you are a couple on a romantic getaway or on a family holiday with the children, laid-back Merimbula, located on the stunning Sapphire Coast, is a sensational holiday destination, a veritable haven for those interested in watersports, whale watching or wildlife. Most homes in Merimbula are in the downtown area, perfect really for experiencing the best this town has to offer. But are you looking for something a little different, something away from it all? The homes behind Middle Beach and Short Point beach, immersed in a luscious natural paradise, are what holidays were made for.Homes for a memorable holidays
Merimbula boasts dozens of modern and attractive holiday homes for a sumptuous seaside living experience. Single and couples are catered for in well-appointed flats, whilst large groups of up to 14 people will find magnificent fully equipped holiday homes with gardens, BBQs, pools and lakeside/sea views. A memorable holiday awaits!
Holidays in Merimbula
The area and getting around
Merimbula is located right in the heart of the Sapphire Coast, 5 hours south of Sydney and 6 hours north of Melbourne as the car drives. The town is set on the edge of gorgeous Merimbula Lake, and with its proximity to myriad awe-inspiring beaches, lakes, lagoons and several National Parks, it has attracted big-city tourists since the 1960s.An area that deserves viewing from above
You can fly to Merimbula from both Melbourne and Sydney, and some people recommend this not for the time it saves but for the unforgettable views as you swoop into the town! Or why not take a charter flight for a bird's eye view of the coastline? The panoramic views over pristine oceanic and mountain wilderness constitute an experience you will not easily forget.
Travellers and activities
The dazzling sapphire blue waters which surround Merimbula are a haven for family-friendly watersports including fishing, swimming, canoeing, snorkelling, and much more. The town itself is just the right size for those who enjoy gentle walks or small hikes. The most popular is the Merimbula Boardwalk, which circumnavigates the lake and passes through mangrove forests and eucalyptus canopies. Don’t miss nearby Goodenia Rainforest, which offers lovely family friendly walks through mossy ferns.Merimbula for beach lovers
The beaches of the Sapphire Coast come in all shapes and sizes, but all are naturally gorgeous, with crystal-clear waters, soft squeaky sand and lovely bushland. Merimbula’s Main Beach boasts five kilometres of All-Australian pristine sand where you can surf, fish, walk or just lounge under the sun. Perfect for families, it is patrolled during summer and even has an off-leash area for the family dog. The beach backs onto a scenic bush reserve where heathland and forest provide habitat for native animals and myriad walking opportunities.
Surrounded by wild beaches, national parks and scenic forests, Merimbula is a genuine natural paradise!
Top 5 travel tips in Merimbula
Green Cape and South Head in the southern section of the Ben Boyd National Park are superb shore-based vantage points to spot whales. Alternatively, take one of the many boat tours out to sea to catch sight of these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat.2. Spend an educational morning at Merimbula Aquarium
Located on a wharf with stunning sea views, Merimbula Aquarium brings you face-to-face with the region’s native sea creatures. With 28 tanks featuring local and tropical marine life of all kinds, the staff will enthusiastically tell you all about the lives of these fascinating animals. Top tip: fish feeding is on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 11.30 am!3. Take on the thrilling rides at Magic Mountain theme park
Magic Mountain is an amusement park located just south of Merimbula which caters to young children and adults alike. The thrilling Doom Tube & Black Hole ride is many peoples’ favourite. Not for the faint-hearted, you plunge at high speed into pitch-black darkness before emerging with great relief into the sunlight!4. Visit the local conservation and education centre
Get up close and personal with Australian wildlife at Potoroo Palace, a conservation and education centre that is home to every native Australian animal out there, including the cutest of koalas and wombats. And then of course meet the potoroos themselves, a delightful marsupial the size of a cat. Feeling brave? You can pick up a snake and let it wrap around you for a photo op! No thanks.5. Catch dinner at the lake
Game fishing, bottom bouncing, rock and freshwater fishing – Merimbula has it all for fishing enthusiasts. The local lake has so many flatheads you are basically guaranteed to catch one for dinner, even if you are a total beginner!
FAQs: Holiday Rentals & Lettings in Merimbula
How much does it cost to rent a holiday letting in Merimbula?
With an annual average price of NZ$308.08, Merimbula is not a city that stands out as being the most expensive or the cheapest in Australia.
Which months allow you to save the most on holiday homes?
If you want to get the most out of your money, the cheapest months to visit Merimbula are November (NZ$249.49 per night for accommodation, on average), June (NZ$260.04), and July (NZ$262.7).
In which months is it more expensive to rent a holiday home in Merimbula?
Following the data observed in 2020, the cost per night for accommodation is usually higher, on average, during the months of January (NZ$430.21), September (NZ$361.59), and April (NZ$330.83).
Should I plan a trip to Merimbula well in advance?
If you decide to discover Merimbula, we suggest organising your holiday long before you go because it is usually very high in demand, with an annual average occupation of 70% in the year 2020.
When are more holiday homes available?
The months that have the highest availability, on average, are August (with an availability of 60 %), September (48.5%), and July (46.6%), according to the trends observed in 2020.
During which months is it more difficult to find available homes?
The accommodations in Merimbula reach their peak in demand in January, with an availability rate of 11.4%. The second most requested month is March, with 11.5%, and the third is December with 14.5%.
How many holiday homes does Holidu have in Merimbula?
In Merimbula we offer you an extensive catalogue of approximately 290 properties, with options to suit everyone, thanks to our 2 local and international partners.