Destination guide

Experience Vincentia in holiday homes to rent

Vincentia is located in New South Wales within the City of Shoalhaven and along Jervis Bay. About 3,300 people live in the town, but the population booms with travellers and holiday visitors, especially during the summer months. Vincentia offers a great experience to those taking advantage of local holiday homes for rent. Activities in the area include swimming, surfing, boating, water sports, outdoor adventures and romantic walks. Vincentia is a gastronomic hub, but most of all it’s the location of a holiday you’ll never forget.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Vincentia

Do you want to find attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Vincentia a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Vincentia Golf Club (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Huskisson RSL (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Saint Georges Basin Country Club (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Nowra Golf Course (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Two Figs Winery (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Coolangatta Estate (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Vincentia

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, November, December, January and February are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 25°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Vincentia

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Vincentia is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Collingwood Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Nelsons Beach (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Jervis Bay Marine Park (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Hyams Beach (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Booderee National Park (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Paradise Beach Reserve (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Vincentia

Fly into Wollongong, NSW (WOL-Illawarra Regional), the closest airport, located 36.2 mi (58.2 km) from the city centre.

How to get around

Getting to your Vincentia holiday rentals

Most visitors to Vincentia will fly into Sydney and take a bus, train or car hire to get to town. Any of these options is a great way to experience the beauty of the Australian countryside while you head for the final destination of your holiday accommodation. When you reach the town itself, a car hire allows you to continue to drive yourself as you please and offers the most freedom to see the sights. Along the beach, cycling and walking are great ways to enjoy a sunset or feel the surf.

Food & drink 

Enjoy culinary adventures in Vincentia

The region is renowned for its rock oysters, and these delicious delicacies can be prepared a number of ways. The local climate near your holiday home for rent makes it ideal for growing a variety of fruits – especially pears, berries, passion fruit, guava and avocado – that are used in many desserts and dishes you must experience. Seafood naturally is a staple of the local diet, and yellowfin tuna, John Dory, snapper, whiting, red mullet and barramundi are present in many local dishes. There’s a strong craft beer and wine culture here, and you must try local Shiraz and Semillon wines as well as porter and amber ales.

Essential info

Facts for your stay in Vincentia holiday homes

Originally occupied by the indigenous Yuin people, the town was settled by Europeans in 1841 and founded as a seaport. It was first named Vincentia in 1952 and today is an important holiday destination. Holiday rentals offer easy access from nearby city centres and are close to many events and festivals such as the Annual Family Fishing Carnival and South Coast Soul Festival. Average annual high temperatures are around 22°C, while average annual lows are around 13°C. Australian English is the dominant language in the area.

Good for couples

Romance near Vincentia holiday homes

Vincentia and the entire Jervis Bay region offer outstanding opportunities for a romantic getaway. After you settle into your holiday accommodation, head to Hyams Beach where you can see stunning turquoise waters and enjoy a romantic walk under the sunset. A Sunset Cruise ferry ride on the bay under the setting sun is another option for stunning views. A Dolphin Watch Cruises adventure will excite you and your love. You can also enjoy a relaxing day on the soft sand of Murrays Beach.

Where to stay near Vincentia?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,148 holiday rentals near Vincentia. From 901 Houses to 117 Condos/Apartments, 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 Vincentia is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Vincentia Golf Club: 1,700 holiday rentals
  • Point Perpendicular Lighthouse: 1,522 holiday rentals
  • Huskisson RSL: 1,803 holiday rentals
  • Callala Beach: 1,814 holiday rentals
  • Collingwood Beach: 1,726 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 901 Houses in Vincentia. Our other popular types of Vincentia holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 117 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 58 holiday houses
  • Villas: 26 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Vincentia?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 64 holiday homes with pool available in Vincentia. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.