Destination guide

Retreat to Mosman holiday homes to rent

Mosman is a lovely harbourside town that is surrounded by Sydney Harbour to its north, east and south. This affluent small town has maintained many of its 19th-century buildings that are now inhabited by bistros and boutiques. Mosman is most known for recreation, restaurants and high-end retail. Even with the chic appeal, Mosman has many adventures and attractions for all types of visitors, such as Taronga Zoo and Cobblers Beach. That’s why families, groups, couples and singles love holiday homes to rent in Mosman.


Explore Mosman heritage sites near holiday homes

Mosman was settled as a desirable location for whaling and shipping, and it was also a strategic defence post for Sydney from the early 1800s to the mid-1900s. The Middle Head Fortifications is an early defence establishment that was constructed in 1801 and now is a heritage site where you can view the gun placement batteries and historic barracks. Similarly, the Mosman War Memorial was constructed to commemorate World War I servicemen and -women, along with a separate monument for those who served during World War II. Taronga Zoo is a historic and popular attraction that’s been in Mosman since 1916, and it is home to thousands of animals visited by millions annually. A beautiful rendition of late-1800s architecture is the Boronia House, a plantation-style, two-storey home that has also served as an art gallery and restaurant.

How to get around

Getting to and from Mosman holiday rentals

Getting to and from holiday rentals in Mosman is a breeze, as it is well serviced by public transportation and has easy road access. The Sydney Airport is the main hub for international and national travellers, and it’s only a short drive or bus ride up to Mosman. Mosman is well connected by Sydney’s A8 and M1 highways, along with Military Road throughout the downtown. City buses that service the Mosman region stop near all the popular destinations. Because Mosman is a part of the peninsula, ferries are also available as public transport. Public parking is an option around Mosman, with spaces available near many of the beaches and recreational activities. A car hire is a good choice, because you’ll have the freedom to travel on your own schedule and should be able to find places to park.

Food & drink 

Experience the delicacies of Mosman from holiday homes

Asian-inspired cuisine and freshly available seafood guide many of the culinary experiences in Mosman. Many coming for a cosy coastal retreat know they can get an incredible meal of fish and chips with potatoes grown in New South Wales and fresh fish battered and fried from the South Pacific. Thai food is quite popular, and that means you can find a spot for classic pad thai or delectable Krathong Tong that’s made with chicken, potatoes, corn and carrots smothered in a tangy cream sauce piled delicately into a fried shell. A local favourite is Lyon sausages with an onion gravy, which are often wrapped in a brioche dough and served cold or hot after baking.

Essential info

Key information for your Mosman holiday accommodation

As you look into Mosman holiday accommodation, you’ll want to know some essential facts ahead of time. The time zone in Mosman is Australian Eastern Time, which is GMT +10. The emergency services number to dial throughout New South Wales is 000. In case of any minor bumps or scrapes, you can find multiple local hospitals, especially in nearby Sydney, as the central business district is only 8 km away. During the summer months that see an influx of visitors, the average temperature is 20°C. Precipitation is consistent throughout the year, with around 100 mm during the summer. Mosman is a very safe area, with a low incidence of crime.

Where to stay near Mosman?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,250 holiday rentals near Mosman. From 2,091 Condos/Apartments to 902 Houses, 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 Mosman is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Mosman?

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

  • Balmoral: 2,497 holiday rentals
  • Balmoral Beach: 3,068 holiday rentals
  • Spit Junction: 146 holiday rentals
  • Taronga Zoo: 3,981 holiday rentals
  • Clifton Gardens: 39 holiday rentals offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Mosman! 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 Mosman?

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

  • Sydney: 3,230 holiday homes
  • Palm Beach: 1,181 holiday homes
  • Manly: 1,413 holiday homes
  • Pearl Beach: 1,346 holiday homes
  • Patonga: 1,513 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 Mosman?

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

  • Sydney, NSW (RSE-Rose Bay Seaplane Base): 3,914 holiday houses
  • Palm Beach, NSW (LBH-Palm Beach Seaplane Base): 2,872 holiday houses
  • Sydney Airport (SYD): 3,560 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 Mosman? offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Mosman. From travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Taronga Zoo: 3,981 holiday rentals
  • Chinamans Beach: 4,110 holiday rentals
  • Mosman Art Gallery: 4,028 holiday rentals
  • Bridgepoint Shopping Centre: 4,027 holiday rentals
  • Plunge Diving: 3,973 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Mosman 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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