Destination guide

Experience Anglesea in holiday homes to rent

Located in Victoria, Anglesea is a small town with a population of over 2,500 residents that swells by the thousands thanks to holiday visitors, especially during the summer months and around the Christmas holiday season. It’s known for its high population of kangaroos, and is a sporting town offering a wide range of activities including water sports, swimming, snorkelling, hiking and more. All of these are waiting for you just steps from holiday homes for rent in Anglesea.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Anglesea

Do you want to discover things to do during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Anglesea has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Anglesea Golf Club (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Ellimatta Reserve (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Bellbrae Estate Winery (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Torquay Golf Club (9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Winchelsea Golf Club (13 mi / 21 km)
  • Lorne Country Club (14 mi / 22.6 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Anglesea

If you're planning a holiday around the weather, February, January, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 24°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Anglesea

Travellers appreciate the pristine beaches and beautiful ocean views, which is just a taste of what Anglesea has to offer. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Anglesea is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Coogoorah Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Anglesea Surf Beach (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Urquhart Bluff Beach (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Point Addis Marine National Park (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Eagle Rock Marine Sanctuary (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Bell's Beach (7 mi / 11.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Anglesea

The nearest airport is in Melbourne, VIC (AVV-Avalon), located 30 mi (48.2 km) from the city centre.

How to get around

Getting to your Anglesea holiday accommodation

The primary means of transportation in and around Anglesea are road, train, bus and taxi. The nearest airports are in Avalon and Melbourne. From these, you can secure a car hire to drive yourself into town, or catch a bus, train or taxi. Regular public transportation is available in the town, while hiking and cycling are great ways to see the countryside and capture stunning views from many of the lookout points in the area.

Food & drink 

Sample regional foods in Anglesea

Many people are shocked to discover that one of the native dishes in Anglesea, and Victoria in general, is dim sum. Often thought of as a Chinese dish, it was invented in Australia. Other iconic foods you should try while in the country include vegemite, a vegetable paste usually served on toast with butter. Among the most popular carry-away foods in the region, savoury meat pies can be found on many street corners and in local shops. Finally, pavlova is a meringue cake with whipped cream and fruit that must be experienced.

Essential info

Important information about Anglesea

Anglesea is located along the Great Ocean Road in southern Victoria. It offers travellers a wealth of surfing and swimming spots, beautiful forests and coastal scenery. Parks and gardens line the shorelands, and nearby national parks offer stunning cliff-top views. Summer highs average around 22°C, and winter highs average around 13.5°C. Summer months see between 30 mm and 40 mm of rainfall, while winter months see around 15 mm to 18 mm. Australian English is the primary language in the region. The city fields an Australian rules football team and a cricket team, and there is a great golf course in the area.

Family friendly

Family fun near Anglesea holiday homes

If you’re on a family trip, get settled in your Anglesea holiday rental and visit any of the many family-friendly activities in the region. Coogoorah Park offers great facilities, sun and surf, along with a pirate-themed playground for kids. Nearby Adventure Park in Geelong offers waterslides, rides, an archery range and miniature golf. Jumpz Anglesea is a trampoline park where you’ll have fun going up and down all day. The Anglesea Bike Park offers serene rides along well-maintained nature trails.

Where to stay near Anglesea?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 926 holiday rentals near Anglesea. From 758 Houses to 94 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Anglesea 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 Anglesea?

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

  • Anglesea Surf Beach: 1,455 holiday rentals
  • Ellimatta Reserve: 1,510 holiday rentals
  • Anglesea Golf Club: 1,384 holiday rentals
  • Coogoorah Park: 1,470 holiday rentals
  • Point Addis Marine National Park: 1,693 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Anglesea 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 Anglesea?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 758 Houses in Anglesea. Our other popular types of Anglesea holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 94 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 15 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 42 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 Anglesea?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 83 holiday homes with pool available in Anglesea. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.