Destination guide

Seaside retreat in Jan Juc holiday homes to rent

Located southwest of Melbourne, Jan Juc is a vibrant beach destination that offers premier surfing, pristine beaches, fascinating indigenous sites and a variety of unique attractions. Holiday homes to rent in Jan Juc offer something or everyone, whether you’re travelling with friends, family or on your own.

Things to do

Things to do near Jan Juc holiday homes

Jan Juc has an array of attractions for kids and adults alike. Holiday homes are available near places like Point Impossible Beach, a clothing-optional beach with white sand and grassy dunes, and Tiger Moth World, an adventure facility with flight experiences in World War II aircraft. The Australian National Surfing Museum, a museum with exhibits on surfing history and culture, and Surfcoast Images Gallery, an art museum and gallery with numerous sea paintings and other media, are also highlights in the area. You may also enjoy Bellbrae Art & Garden, an art museum and garden with a diverse range of artwork and colourful plants.

Outdoor activities

Must-try sports near Jan Juc holiday homes

The beaches and surf are the usual draws for Jan Juc travellers, but there’s plenty more to do outdoors. Walking tracks along the coast from Anglesea to Torquay are popular ways to take in the scenery, and experienced hikers will enjoy the limestone cliff walks to see across the Bass Strait. Point Danger Marine Park is a great place to snorkel or dive to explore the coast’s many shipwrecks and varied marine life. There’s also skydiving, sea flights, fishing, horse-drawn carriage rides and giant mazes for kids. No matter how you choose to explore the area, holiday homes in Jan Juc give you an array of options.

Day trips

Day trips near Jan Juc holiday rentals

Jan Juc provides an ideal base camp to explore the world-class attractions in Melbourne. Holiday homes are only a short distance from places like the Yarra Valley, a renowned wine region with numerous vineyards and wineries, and Queen Victoria Market, a long-time market selling food, clothing and other goods. You may also enjoy the Royal Botanic Gardens, a large garden space with native and exotic plants, and the Melbourne Zoo, a Victorian-era zoo with fascinating wildlife species from all over the world.


Best beaches near Jan Juc holiday rentals

The beaches of Jan Juc are one of its biggest draws, many of which boast ideal wind conditions for surfing and other water sports. Cosy Corner Beach has a tranquil atmosphere with a forested backdrop and calm waters, while Southside Beach is a premier surf destination and nudist beach for adventurous holiday goers. Families will enjoy Front Beach, a popular, sheltered shoreline with soft sand and crystal-clear water, and Whites Beach, a surf area with room to breathe. Addiscot Beach, a crescent coastline with cliffs and clothing-optional swimming and sunbathing, and Bancoora Beach, a relaxed stretch of shore with craggy points and reefs, are also popular.

Food & drink 

Regional cuisine in Jan Juc

From the gourmet cuisine in Melbourne to the rich wines of the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria offers a variety of culinary experiences for your holiday. Everything from Mexican to Asian fusion is on the offer in the region, with many recipes finding their way to the charming coastal village of Jan Juc. Whether you want fresh-caught seafood, locally raised meats or homegrown produce, you’ll enjoy the numerous options available in Jan Juc restaurants near your holiday accommodation.

Where to stay near Jan Juc?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 600 holiday rentals near Jan Juc. From 472 Houses to 57 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Jan Juc 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 Jan Juc? offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Jan Juc. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Torquay Golf Club: 1,452 holiday rentals
  • Anglesea Surf Beach: 1,396 holiday rentals
  • Split Point Lighthouse: 1,309 holiday rentals
  • Point Impossible Nudist Beach: 1,576 holiday rentals
  • Raffs Beach: 2,441 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Jan Juc listed on 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 Jan Juc?

Yes, of course. offers 472 Houses in Jan Juc. Our other popular types of Jan Juc holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 57 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 43 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 14 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 Jan Juc?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 56 holiday homes with pool available in Jan Juc. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.