Melbourne, vibrant capital of Victoria, is a wonderful destination for short term rentals. Melbourne. It combines sweeping Port Phillip Bay with city sights, scenic hinterland ranges and the Yarra Valley wineries, all within easy driving distance
Melbourne has its own unique character and appeal, from the lithe art filled laneways to ostentatious landmarks. It’s a mixture of eclectic art galleries, cool rooftop bars, fashion boutiques and mouth-watering international cuisine. There is a good reason Melbourne has topped the charts as the World’s Most Liveable City for the last seven years in a row!
Melbourne’s unique Victorian architecture owes a great deal to the 1850s Gold Rush, which grew this foundling colony into one of the wealthiest cities in the world. Now known as the cultural capital of Australia it has a wealth of one of a kind attractions and activities to suit all tastes. Melbourne makes the perfect place for a cultural getaway in all seasons with a plethora of quirky and classic short-term rental Melbourne to suit every need.
Melbourne has an ideal choice of short-term accommodation for families too. Beach homes and mountain homes for short term rent are within easy reach of sandy beaches at St Kilda, Brighton and the locals’ favourite – “Willy Beach” at Williamstown or Mount Hotham for a snow vacation. Lovers looking for a city break matching cultural activities, concerts, shopping, bar and restaurants will find plenty short stays apartments to choose from while larger short-term rental Melbourne attract family gatherings, wedding parties and friends’ catch ups.
Looking beyond the city sights, Melbourne visitors may prefer to stay in a short term rental, one of the quieter local neighbourhoods. The local public transport train and bus service incumbent an excellent tram bus service makes arriving in the city very doable from any of these nearby suburbs and resorts.
From art studios to haute couture, South Yarra has so much to see and do from its chic short- term rental Malvern, Melbourne and modern apartments just 5km from Melbourne CBD. For fashion and hot eats, head to the village atmosphere of nearby Toorak or spend the day in the magnificent Royal Botanical Gardens.
Port Melbourne only moments away from our Docklands and South Melbourne short term rentals locations are a great way to experience this sunny bay-front suburb of Melbourne which has a mix of restored cottages, architect-designed homes and modern apartments. Set on the banks of the Yarra River, visitors will be charmed by the historic pubs, sandy beaches and Bay Street boutiques in this waterfront gem.
Known for its fine dining and bars, Richmond is only moments from our Docklands and Malvern short term accommodation locations is the perfect choice for foodies and wine connoisseurs, just 15 minutes from Melbourne CBD. There’s a host of British-themed watering holes, and hip cafés and restaurants to endure after sulking for designer furniture, chic fashion and home accents.
Stroll by the seashore, sail and kitesurf on the bay or attend the Arts and Crafts market on St Kilda esplanade, just 7km southeast of the city. There are plenty of cool cafés and fun activities to enjoy from your Docklands or South Melbourne short term accommodation.
6km due north of Melbourne, and a short tram ride from our Docklands short term accommodation. Brunswick is a ho-bo suburb with a cosmopolitan east-meets-west flavour in its shops, bakeries and international restaurants. From history on Sydney Road to strolling through the CERES Environment Park listening to bellbirds, this is a delightful holiday destination for all ages.
Upmarket Camberwell calls visitors with its affluent neighbourhoods and luxury short term rental Malvern, Caulfield and Glen Iris and 13km due east of Melbourne city centre. Packed with historic churches (it has 10!), green parks and Sunday markets, it offers a laidback atmosphere for the ultimate relaxing holiday.
THINGS TO DO IN MELBOURNE
Take a guided tour around some of the one of a kind historic landmarks near your Melbourne your short -term rental. The State Library has a series of secluded rooms and warming nooks while Hosier Lane (so cool) is the place to admire the artwork/street art that is well worth a selfie! You’re sure to come across Victoria’s most infamous son, outlaw Ned Kelly, who is present in many museums, pubs and attractions.
Go shopping at the Queen Victoria Market. It’s a great place to pick up a bargain with organising a picnic lunch with artisan bakeries, appetising delis and handmade chocolates.
Sports fans can combine a short stay in Melbourne with attending one of the world class sports events such as; the Australian Tennis Open, Formula 1 Racing , The Ashes Test Cricket Match vs England and the Rugby League World Cup (November). You may need to book your Melbourne short term rental Melbourne well ahead for these popular events.
Families can take a short trip from our short term accommodation in Docklands and spend a day at Melbourne Zoo familising with everything from butterflies atrium to tigers to elephants. Melbourne Museum has an extraordinary collection of taxidermy for those who want to get up close to a koala, panda bear or toucan. The iconic Luna Park is close to St Kilda short term rental Melbourne and offers fairground rides and family fun in this oldest amusement park in Australia. While you’re there, visit the nearby colony of Little Penguins – kids and adults alike will adore them.
More energetic visitors to Melbourne can walk, jog or cycle along Merri Creek Trail and see the model Stonehenge and Wishing Tree. After dark, catch a concert, comedy night or show at The Forum, one of Melbourne’s most iconic buildings with its Moorish architecture.
The ultimate way to see Melbourne is by hot air balloon. Consider booking a flight at sunrise – you may even spot your Melbourne holiday home whilst floating high above the city.
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