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Have unique experiences with Western Australia luxury stays

For a one-of-a-kind holiday, finding a luxury holiday home in Margaret River, Western Australia, is ideal. Holidays in this area are perfect for families, couples or friend's weekends. There is so much to do here, no matter what your interests are, such as explore a cave or the treetops during a nature adventure. You can get outdoors with a walk on the beach or a river cruise. You can learn the intricacies of winemaking at one of the many vineyards and be able to sample everything while you’re there. Western Australia has much to offer in the Margaret River area, so renting a luxury holiday home will give you the perfect home base.

Things to do

Attractions near Western Australian holiday rentals

No Western Australia vacation rentals are complete without a visit to the state capital, Perth. Set down in the fertile south-west of the state, it's closer to Jakarta than it is to the east coast cities of Sydney and Canberra, and it's evolved a character all of its own. Start with a nose round the Perth Cultural Centre – home to museums and galleries – then take a trip down to the historic port city of Fremantle, half an hour away. And while you're in the area, don't forget to leave some time to explore the area's many wineries. Cheers!


Things to do near Western Australian holiday homes

The question is, what can't you do with Western Australia vacation rentals? Many visitors gravitate towards the surf beaches, while anyone with marine creatures on their mind will want to strap on a scuba tank and make for Ningaloo reef, famous for its whale sharks. Head into the interior, and you're into road trip central, whether you're following Aboriginal mythology along the Warlu Way, or crossing the remote backcountry of the Kimberley in a 4x4. The south-west's the greenest and most fertile region, where you'll find hiking trails, wineries and sightseeing around the state capital.


Best time to travel to Western Australia's holiday homes

Western Australia's so massive that the climate totally depends on where you are. The gentlest weather is down in the south-west, where you'll find a Mediterranean-style mix of hot, dry summers and cool, damp winters. Much of the rest of the state is arid and ferociously hot, with its rainfall confined to occasional torrential downpours. If you're heading up north to the otherworldly landscapes of the Kimberley, things are a bit different. It's got a monsoon climate, with a long dry season, then torrential downpours and flash floods between November and April. Not the time for that back-country road-trip.

Family friendly

Kid-friendly fun near holiday homes in Western Australia

Western Australia has an array of attractions for kids. Holiday homes are available near places like Wave Rock, a striking, wave-shaped natural rock formation that’s billions of years old, and Monkey Mia, a wild dolphin reserve with encounters and daily feedings. Kids will also like Spencer Lake, a salt lake with pink waters and swimming areas.

Good for couples

Romantic holiday homes in Western Australia

Couples can enjoy many romantic experiences in Western Australia. Holiday rentals can be found near places like Kalbarri National Park, a nature area with scenic hikes amid white-striped sandstone river gorges and coastal cliffs, and Horizontal Falls, a unique phenomenon of waterfalls in the Kimberley Region. You’ll also like Cape Range National Park, a protected wilderness landscape with a limestone plateau carved by rivers with pristine beaches.

Where to stay near Western Australia?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,991 holiday rentals near Western Australia. From 25 Farmhouses to 212 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Western Australia is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Western Australia?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Western Australia. From travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Dunsborough: 606 holiday rentals
  • Margaret River: 318 holiday rentals
  • Perth: 999 holiday rentals
  • Yallingup: 599 holiday rentals
  • Busselton: 995 holiday rentals offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Western Australia! 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 Western Australia?

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

  • Dunsborough: 606 holiday homes
  • Margaret River: 318 holiday homes
  • Perth: 999 holiday homes
  • Yallingup: 599 holiday homes
  • Busselton: 995 holiday homes

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

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Western Australia?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Western Australia are:

  • Exmouth, WA (EXM): 133 holiday houses
  • Kalbarri, WA (KAX): 121 holiday houses
  • Rottnest Island, WA (RTS): 731 holiday houses

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Western Australia? offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Western Australia. From travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Lake Leschenaultia: 419 holiday rentals
  • Lancelin Sand Dunes: 82 holiday rentals
  • Langley Park: 1,154 holiday rentals
  • Meelup Beach: 786 holiday rentals
  • Yallingup Maze: 946 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Western Australia listed on 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.

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