The popular tourist destination of Barwon Heads in Victoria, Australia, is situated on the much loved Bellarine Peninsula. This coastal town with its pretty beaches and plentiful holiday accommodation has been made popular amongst Australians thanks to being the location for the filming of the Seachange television series. Thanks to Seachange, the town is now brimming with holiday villas, self contained accommodation and self catering apartments in which you can spend your holiday.
For those who want to sample the great outdoors under the Australian sun, then Barwon Heads may be just the place. Visitors come from all over Victoria and further afield to spend a week or two in one of the holiday rentals and take advantage of the water sports, coastal walks and other facilities in Barwon Heads and the surrounding Bellarine Peninsula. Come and try it for yourself!
A holiday in Barwon Heads can be whatever you want it to be! If you are looking to relax then spend your days on the beach or coastal walks before relaxing with a glass of wine in your holiday villa (if you are lucky you can find some great holiday homes looking over the sea or the river in Barwon Heads). For those travelling with children and staying in some of the child friendly accommodation in Barwon Heads you will be able to go cycling, swimming and kite flying with all the family!
Barwon Heads town itself is a great place to spend a few days. There are plenty of shops and boutiques, as well as lots of cafes and restaurants – a good thing, especially if you are fed up of cooking and cleaning in your holiday home in Barwon Heads. In fact, if you don’t like the thought of cleaning up on holiday why not take a look at the serviced holiday apartments in Barwon Heads instead of a holiday villa?
Of course, there are also plenty of beautiful scenic drives along the Bellarine Peninsula from Barwon Heads, where you can pass through olive groves and vineyards. Some visitors find the countryside around Barwon Heads so special that they prefer to find a holiday villa or self contained holiday accommodation in the country rather than the town.
The southern hemisphere summer months are an ideal time to visit Barwon Heads. You will find the warm temperatures ideal for swimming and sunbathing, however it is not usually as warm as other parts of the region and the famous winds can make you want to curl up in your holiday villa with a good book! In the winter the weather can be cool and that wind rears its head from time to time!
If you wish to visit Barwon Heads in the summer then make sure you book your holiday accommodation in good time to avoid disappointment. This is especially important if you have a specific request, such as pet friendly accommodation in Barwon Heads or holiday villas with disabled access. Prices for holiday rentals in Barwon Heads are also higher in the summer months, so make sure you shop around for the best deals. If travelling in the winter you will have more choice of holiday accommodation and you’ll likely get your holiday house at a rock bottom price!
Visitors to Barwon Heads from the United Kingdom will likely fly to Melbourne. Perhaps via Perth, Darwin or Sydney. From there it is a short drive along the bay to Barwon Heads. If you are staying in self catering holiday accommodation it is probably best to hire a care at Melbourne airport and drive yourself to Barwon Heads – you’ll be able to do the shopping and make sure your holiday home is stocked with food and drink, and you will have the freedom to come and go as you please. You will also be able to enjoy the beautiful coastal drives that will surely not be far from your holiday accommodation in Barwon Heads.