Destination guide

Enjoy Barossa Valley Wine Region holiday homes to rent

If you’ve been dreaming of a holiday where you can stroll through sun-dappled vineyards and sample rich, flavourful wines, then planning a trip to the Barossa Valley Wine Region may be the right choice for you. The Barossa Valley is the oldest wine-producing region in South Australia, and around every turn you’ll find a world-class winery where you can sample a new vintage. Best of all, there are a variety of quality homes to rent in the area, many of which are pet-friendly, which means you can enjoy both the comforts of home and the companionship of your four-legged friend while on holiday.

History

History near Barossa Valley Wine Region holiday rentals

The history of the Barossa Valley stretches back hundreds of years, beginning with when South Australia was first visited by European settlers in 1836. The settlers soon discovered the area’s rich soil, and over time this soil allowed Barossa to become one of the world’s top wine-producing regions. In fact, four of Australia’s oldest companies are wineries located in the Barossa region. In modern times, Barossa is one of the world’s top destinations for culinary tourists, and you’ll find high-end wineries and world-class restaurants near many of the top holiday rentals.

How to get around

Transport to Barossa Valley Wine Region holiday homes

The Barossa Valley is located northeast of Adelaide, which means you would typically fly into the Adelaide Airport when visiting this holiday destination. Once your plane has landed, you’ll have several convenient options for exploring the area. A car hire will give you the freedom to tour the area wineries at your leisure. Taxis are also available, or you may wish to take advantage of the local bus system. Cycling is perhaps the most enjoyable way to explore the area near Barossa Valley holiday accommodation. Shared biking paths are plentiful and will allow you to enjoy the outdoors while travelling from vineyard to vineyard.

Food & drink 

Sample Barossa Valley Wine Region food and drink

Enjoying delectable food and drink is the best reason to take a trip to the Barossa Valley. The Mediterranean climate allows the local vineyards to produce full-bodied, palate-pleasing wines, so whether you prefer a rich Cabernet Sauvignon or a sweet Riesling, you’ll have no trouble finding your perfect vintage. The Barossa Valley is also known for fresh, flavourful cuisine that utilises the freshest local ingredients from the fertile valleys. The spacious farmland is ideal for growing fresh fruits and vegetables, which go perfectly with locally raised pork, poultry and lamb. While staying in Barossa Valley holiday homes, you’ll enjoy some of the most memorable meals of your life.

Essential info

Key facts about Barossa Valley Wine Region holiday homes

If you want to enjoy holiday homes in the Barossa Valley to the fullest, there are a few things to keep in mind. Most restaurants and wineries in the area should accept debit and credit cards, but you may also want to bring some cash along as well. The Australian dollar is the official form of currency in South Australia. You can dial 000 if you need to contact emergency services. The weather can be warm in the Barossa Valley, so bring along some breezy summer clothes for daytime adventures and also a light jacket for the occasionally cooler evenings.

Where to stay near Barossa Valley Wine Region?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 194 holiday rentals near Barossa Valley Wine Region. From 92 Houses to 17 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Barossa Valley Wine Region area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Barossa Valley Wine Region?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Barossa Valley Wine Region. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Stone Well: 121 holiday rentals
  • Adelaide: 766 holiday rentals
  • South Plympton: 709 holiday rentals
  • Glenelg: 686 holiday rentals
  • Fleurieu Peninsula: 2,059 holiday rentals

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Barossa Valley Wine Region! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Barossa Valley Wine Region?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Barossa Valley Wine Region with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Stone Well: 121 holiday homes
  • Adelaide: 766 holiday homes
  • South Plympton: 709 holiday homes
  • Glenelg: 686 holiday homes
  • West Beach: 714 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Barossa Valley Wine Region?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Barossa Valley Wine Region. From HomeAway travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • City Bridge: 875 holiday rentals
  • Henley Beach: 854 holiday rentals
  • Glenelg Beach: 924 holiday rentals
  • Maggie Beer's Farm Shop: 146 holiday rentals
  • Adelaide Oval: 875 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Barossa Valley Wine Region listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.