Destination guide

Charming holiday homes to rent in Batemans Bay

Batemans Bay is a quaint seaside town with magnificent beaches, ancient landmarks and an abundance of exotic wildlife. Whether you want to try surfing, kayaking and hiking on the beautiful waters or to enjoy leisurely strolls through charming resort towns and seaside areas, Batemans Bay holiday homes to rent have all you need for a beach retreat.


Historic sites near Batemans Bay holiday homes

Batemans Bay shares in the rich history of Australia’s New South Wales region, which is celebrated in many historic sites. The Old Courthouse Museum, a 1905 courthouse with exhibits and artefacts of the region’s history, and Gold Rush Colony Mogo, a recreated gold rush town and theme park, can be found near holiday homes in Batemans Bay. Treasures from the Deep Opal and Shell Museum, a large museum with shells and gemstones from around the world, and Nelligen, a former port village with vibrant cottages and antique buildings, are excellent locations for history buffs to learn more about the area.

Things to do

Best destinations near Batemans Bay holiday homes

Batemans Bay has numerous attractions for couples, families and solo travellers. Holiday homes can be found near top destinations like the Birdland Animal Park, a native bird and wildlife park with a train, playground and picnic areas, and Batemans Marine Park, a sprawling parkland with fishing and recreation areas. The Eurobodalla Regional Botanic Gardens, a vast, landscaped garden with wildflowers and exotic blooms, and the Mogo Zoo, an expansive zoo with exotic and endangered species, are great for animal lovers. You could also get a bird’s-eye view of the Clyde River, at Holmes lookout, which is a popular destination for birdwatching and picnicking.


Activities and attractions in and around Batemans Bay

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Batemans Bay a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Batemans Bay Mini Golf (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Catalina Golf Course (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Birdland Animal Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Cullendulla Creek Nature Reserve (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Mogo Zoo (6.2 mi / 10 km)

Seasonal weather in Batemans Bay

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

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Batemans Bay

Batemans Bay is famous for its pristine beaches, seaside and riverfront. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Batemans Bay. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Albert Ryan Park (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Surfside Beach (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Cullendulla Creek Nature Reserve (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Corrigans Beach (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Eurobodalla Botanic Gardens (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Benandarah State Park (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)

Best beaches near Batemans Bay holiday rentals

With its pristine beaches, turquoise waters and vibrant wildlife, Batemans Bay is a popular location for relaxing beach retreats. Holiday rentals can be found near top beaches, such as Murramarang National Park, an expansive park with a striking coastline and sandy beaches for swimming and hiking, and Corrigans Beach, a serene ocean cove with calm waters good for novice swimmers. Caseys Beach, a sandy beach with a tranquil atmosphere and local wildlife that attracts snorkellers, and Denhams Beach, a soft-sand beach cove with a cliffside backdrop, are also popular for sunbathing and water sports.

How to get there

Transport to and around Batemans Bay

Fly into Moruya, NSW (MYA), the closest airport, located 13.7 mi (22.1 km) from the city centre.

How to get around

Getting to Batemans Bay holiday homes

Batemans Bay holiday rentals are easy to get to from nearby Sydney and Canberra by car, but many travellers choose to fly from Sydney to the local airport, Moruya Airport, and hire a car for transport in the area. Once there, you can easily walk, bike or drive to nearby attractions. The Batemans Bay landscape is part of its appeal, so many travellers choose to experience the area with bushwalking, kayaking, canoeing and deep-sea fishing tours.

Food & drink 

Regional delicacies in Batemans Bay

Batemans Bay is situated in the heart of Australia’s Oyster Coast and has many local oyster farms and seafood restaurants. Chefs in this area are known for putting a unique culinary twist on seafood classics, as well as seasonal menu items and familiar staples influenced by the mixture of cultures in the area. Holiday accommodation in Batemans Bay is within minutes of many restaurants and eateries, giving you exactly what you need to satisfy your cravings.

Where to stay near Batemans Bay?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 466 holiday rentals near Batemans Bay. From 325 Houses to 67 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 Batemans Bay is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Batemans Bay Old Courthouse Museum: 597 holiday rentals
  • Hanging Rock Sports Complex: 598 holiday rentals
  • Batemans Bay Marina: 594 holiday rentals
  • Catalina Golf Course: 595 holiday rentals
  • Batemans Bay Mini Golf: 594 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Batemans Bay 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 Batemans Bay?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 325 Houses in Batemans Bay. Our other popular types of Batemans Bay holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 67 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 34 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 18 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Batemans Bay?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 35 holiday homes with pool available in Batemans Bay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.