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Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

WINTER SPECIAL - 3 nights for the price of 2 - May 1 to Sept 27 exclusions apply

The Whalers Retreat is a superb 2 storey, 3 bedroom beach house. It comfortably sleeps six. It has polished floors with french doors opening onto two verandahs which have beautiful views of Jervis Bay. It is fully self contained with a traditional fireplace. The Whalers Retreat is a short stroll to the 3 beaches of Hyams Beach.


The Whalers Retreat is located in the bayside village of Hyams Beach. It boasts the whitest sands in the world. It is surrounded by the beautiful Jervis Bay Marine Park and Boderee National Park.

Local Attractions


~dolphin and whale watching

~snorkelling and swimming

~historic Berry and Kangaroo Valley

~Bundanon, home of the late Arthur Boyd

~maritime and naval museum

More Details

Helen Brophy
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
8 April, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Hyams Beach, Australia

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Village
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 large double bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • forests
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(31 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 4.806452 based on 31 reviews

Lovely stay, couple of minutes away from the beach

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is very comfortable and very well located in the centre of the village.

  • Review Submitted: 23/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Caroline for staying with us once again. As always, it is a pleasure to welcome you Whalers Retreat and Hyams Beach. We love our special part of Jervis Bay, our home away from home and sharing them both with lovely people.
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Perfect spot!

  • 5 of 5

We thoughrly enjoyed our 1st weekend getaway as family with our new baby boy !

  • Review Submitted: 29/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for selecting Whalers Retreat for your first family holiday accommodation Chris and congratulations on your new baby. One family has been staying at Whalers Retreat since our first Christmas of owing it - 1999. I am sure the fact that it is the only time he is allowed to have ice cream every night has nothing to do with it!
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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

Beautiful beach house!

  • 4 of 5

Thank you Helen and Phillip - Whaler's Retreat had everything we needed in a beautiful location - so close to the beach and walking trails. The property was immaculate and private and provided the perfect Winter escape for our family. We'll be back in Summer to enjoy the water!

  • Review Submitted: 10/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Kerrie for staying with us and for taking the time to write a review. As a fair skinned red head I only use the beach early mornings in summer. So I love the colder months where I can go to the beach later in the day. My favourite time is winter as I do love the open fire. Hopefully we can welcome you back in the not too distant future.
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Great location and size

  • 5 of 5

This property was great for our family of four, nice views and it was fantastic watching the sunrise in bed! The property was in a quiet location down a driveway, and it was great to have off-road parking. There are DVDs and games to keep you entertained when you're not out enjoying the beautiful white beach. The place is not huge but suited us perfectly, we wished it was a bit warmer outside so we could enjoy the deck a bit more, however we were very comfortable inside for our meals. The property did not need heating whilst we were there and seemed to hold its heat well after the sun had gone down.

  • Review Submitted: 25/04/2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Kat for writing a review for Whalers Retreat. I also love the sunrise from the bed - I even took a lovely sunrise photo across the bay from my bed not long after you stayed. On my last visit, my photo of a whale just off shore from the upstairs balcony was not as good. Watching the whale though from Whalers Retreat was spectacular. We often see dolphins but the whale was a first.
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Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia

Fantastic location!

  • 4 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Whalers Retreat. The house provided us with everything we needed for a relaxing weekend away. The home was perfect for families and was conveniently located to beach and cafe.

We will defiantly be returning in the future.

  • Review Submitted: 20/11/2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So pleased Hayley that you had a lovely time at Whalers Retreat and that you enjoyed Hyams Beach. The house and Hyams is special to us and we love sharing it with people. Hopefully it will not be too long until you return.
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Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Fabulous home and fantastic location

  • 5 of 5

We recently had a lovely weekend staying at the Whalers Retreat. This home had everything we needed for a relaxing relaxing that even our little early riser slept in until 9am. It is super close to the cafe/local store and really close to the beach. We sat on the balcony after the children when to sleep, drank wine and listened to the ocean. We definitely will be back to stay at our beach...our magic beach.

  • Review Submitted: 14/11/2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying with us Sharon. I am sure the energy expended on the beach and the sound of the ocean helped your early riser sleep in. Hopefully you will get back sooner rather than later and enjoy another sleep in at your magic beach.
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Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Hyams Beach
Car: necessary
Other Activities:

Hyams Beach


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