Destination guide

Beach retreat in Rosebud holiday homes to rent

With its seaside beauty, endless shoreline and array of trendy shops and restaurants, Rosebud is a popular beach destination for families and couples looking for rest and relaxation by the sea. Whether you want to sunbathe and swim, have fun with the kids or watch romantic sunsets, Rosebud holiday homes to rent put you in the heart of this charming ocean location.


Activities and attractions in and around Rosebud

Are you looking for attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Rosebud a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Main Ridge Winery (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Pennisula Hot Springs (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • The Dunes Golf Links (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Ten Minutes By Tractor Wine Co (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Foxeys Hangout (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Eldridge Estate of Red Hill (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Rosebud

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Rosebud is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Arthurs Seat State Park (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Heronswood Garden (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Rye Beach (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Redhill Recreation Reserve (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Blairgowrie Beach (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Sorrento Front Beach (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)

Best beach areas near Rosebud holiday rentals

As part of the vibrant and picturesque Mornington Peninsula region, Rosebud holiday homes are close to many beautiful beaches for sunbathing, water sports or fun with the kids. Rye Beach, a soft-sand beach with a pier for fishing and calm, gentle surf for children to swim, and McCrae Beach, a secluded beach location with stunning sunsets and views of the coast, are two of the top locations. Safety Beach, a sandy beach with plenty of recreation space and clear, clean water for swimming or snorkelling, is a popular spot for families and leisure activities. The Mornington Peninsula National Park, a vast parkland with pristine beaches with a rainforest backdrop, rock pools and excellent surfing locations, is the perfect place for explorers and water sport enthusiasts.

How to get there

How to get to and around Rosebud

The nearest airport is in Melbourne, VIC (AVV-Avalon), located 32.6 mi (52.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), which is 43.4 mi (69.9 km) away.

How to get around

Transport to Rosebud holiday homes

Being so close to Melbourne, Rosebud has plenty of modes of transport to get you to your holiday accommodation. Flights come into the city from all over, so you can easily use car hire or taxis to travel from Melbourne to Rosebud, though there are no direct flights. For more direct travel, buses and trains offer extended travel into the area, as well as stops within the city at popular destinations. To get around Rosebud, car hire and walking are the most popular options because they provide you with the flexibility to get around at your own pace.

Food & drink 

Sample cuisine near Rosebud holiday rentals

The rich regional bounty of Victoria turns Rosebud and other cities into a foodie heaven. Farmers’ markets are common throughout the country areas of Victoria, which bring locally grown produce and locally produced meats and cheeses into restaurants and eateries. Splendid wineries, dairy, orchards and craft breweries can also be found throughout the region, giving it a distinctive flavour all its own. Whether you want to enjoy the delicacies of Victoria in a creative recipe or familiar favourite, the restaurants near Rosebud holiday homes enrich your dining experience with the country charm of Victoria’s food culture.

Where to stay near Rosebud?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,209 holiday rentals near Rosebud. From 1,919 Houses to 59 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Rosebud for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Rosebud?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Rosebud. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Mornington Peninsula Visitor Information Centre & Regional Booking Service: 2,990 holiday rentals
  • Sorrento Front Beach: 3,033 holiday rentals
  • Mornington Peninsula National Park: 2,946 holiday rentals
  • Portarlington Waterfront: 1,476 holiday rentals
  • Portsea Back Beach: 2,909 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Rosebud listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Rosebud?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,919 Houses in Rosebud. Our other popular types of Rosebud holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 59 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 116 holiday houses
  • Villas: 27 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Rosebud?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 472 holiday homes with pool available in Rosebud. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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