The Mornington Peninsula is just an hour’s drive away from Melbourne and is known for the combination of luxury and outdoor adventure that it offers. Visitors can spend the morning exploring the coastline and soaking up the sun, then relax at a spa or visit a vineyard in the afternoon. The perfect balance between doing and being.
There are plenty of watersports in the area you can try out with the kids, like sea kayaking, and vast sandy white beaches you stroll along at sunset to disconnect from the busyness of everyday life. If you prefer to spend your time at a cafe or restaurant, there are so many great restaurants in Mornington Peninsular to meet friends or just enjoy an intimate drink or meal.
Whoever you come with; you’re going to need a place to stay! Whether you’re looking for comfort or style, or a blend of the two, Mornington Peninsula has the ideal accommodation for you.
Resort accommodation in Mornington Peninsula
This spectacularly designed resort fades effortlessly into its surroundings. The RACV Cape Schanck Resort in Mornington Peninsula offers high-end accommodation and a range of on-site facilities you can enjoy throughout your stay.
The rooms are spacious and decorated with simple furnishings. Each room has a wall of sliding glass doors that let in natural light and open onto a patio with exquisite views of the rolling hills and sea beyond.
The resort has an 18-hole golf course and a luxury spa, so you can choose between spending the day on the driving range or lying on a massage bed. There are also swimming pools and family-friendly rooms where the kids can play and splash around.
If you like the sound of the resort but you want to stay somewhere more secluded, you can book one of their golf villas, located just around the corner from the main resort. This is a great accommodation in Mornington Peninsula if you are looking to celebrate something special.
After a long day out, you can enjoy a delicious meal at the resort’s highly regarded restaurant before heading to bed. The only drawback is that you won’t have the ocean on your doorstep during your stay. Perfect for couples, groups of friends, and families large and small, the Cape Schanck resort offers great on-site entertainment and breathtaking views.
Accommodation in Peninsula Hot Springs
The Peninsula Hot Springs is designed for relaxation and reflection. This luxurious glamping-style accommodation in Mornington Peninsula is far from modest. You’ll find it hard to remember that you’re sleeping between canvas walls! The grounds are private and full of nature.
Bring a good book to read or soak up the silence and let your mind drift away into a gentle daydream. You won’t have to choose between slow mornings or lazy afternoons when you’re at the Peninsula Hot Springs accommodation, you can have both!
Wake up and step into one of the site’s natural hot springs. After a long soak, have a quiet breakfast and head to a yoga class or treat yourself to a massage. Then head back to the hot springs for some more downtime!
Peninsula Hot Springs accommodation offers bathing experiences for everyone, from solo travellers to families. If you’re feeling adventurous you can sign up for a nighttime bathing experience and spend your night in a hot spring, on the lookout for shooting stars.
We doubt you’ll ever want to leave the camp, but if you do fancy getting out and about you can spend the day at a local winery or lazing on a sandy beach nearby. You’ll want to bring a car to get around! This is definitely one of the luxury accommodations in Mornington Peninsula. If you keep your eye out you might even be able to grab a Peninsular Hot Springs accommodation deal.
Mornington Peninsula glamping
Glamping (camping in style and comfort) has become increasingly popular in the last decade, and you can see why! You can get out into the wilderness and enjoy being close to nature without needing to worry about packing all your camping gear and spending sleepless nights on uncomfortable roll mats. It offers a luxurious and special touch to those not fully sold on camping, while also giving die-hard campers a healthy dose of outdoors and ‘back to basic’ living. This is a perfect option if you are looking for something a bit more unique than an Airbnb in Mornington Peninsula, and want something ‘once in a lifetime’!
If you are looking for accommodation in Mornington Peninsula and have always wanted to try glamping – you are in luck!
Finding glamping accommodation Mornington Peninsula
- Peninsula Hot Springs
- Blue Range Estate Wines
- Happy Glamper (various spots)
- Iluka Retreat
Iluka Retreat glamping in Mornington Peninsula offers you the opportunity of a no-fuss camping trip at an affordable price. The tents are comfortable and homely, great for a small family or an adventurous couple. There are also large lodges for rent at the camp that are ideal for family gatherings and group celebrations. The Iluka Retreat offers cute and colourful bell tents and group lodges.
The camp is within walking distance from the beach; make sure you pack your towels and swimmers. If you’re lucky you might even catch some surf! But don’t worry, as much as you’ll be in the wild, you’re still next door to Shoreham where you can enjoy tasty meals out, browse the shops, and treat yourself to a glass of wine at a winery.
Cottage-style Mornington Peninsula Airbnbs
This spacious studio apartment is decorated with a cozy cottage feel. There’s a large double room, a quaint living area and a small kitchen kitted out with everything you need. The location is ideal too; it’s a quick five-minute walk to the beach and it’s also right by shops and restaurants. Here’s our top pick for Mornington accommodation near the beach.
Another perk is the little courtyard style BBQ area where you can have dinner with friends or family and chill out in the evening. This cottage style accommodation in Mornington is a fantastic place for a couple or small family to escape to. It’s reasonably priced, so your holiday getaway won’t break the bank!
Family accommodation in Mornington Peninsula
When we found the Beauford Lodge accommodation we fell in love! It features a modern design with minimalistic yet tasteful décor and peaceful surroundings. The lodge is in a quiet town that has lots of nature spots as well as some tasty food options nearby, like the Epicure café and restaurant. It’s a great option if you’re looking for accommodation in Red Hill in Mornington Peninsula. You would expect to see this sort of accommodation deep in the woods in some European country, and not a Mornington Peninsula Airbnb.
You’ll wake up to a delicious breakfast provided by the host (brownies are on the menu!). There’s a lovely private garden where you can read a book or sit and soak up the morning sun. The lodge has a double room for two but also has a handy little sofa bed that you can squeeze some extra guests on.
This is a fantastic holiday destination for a small family of three or four or a group of friends who are happy to do some co-living.
Accommodation in Arthurs Seat
This stylish rustic home is close to the beach, shops and restaurants, and Arthurs Seat. With everything within walking distance, this is the perfect accommodation near Arthur’s Seat if you’re coming without a car or don’t want to do much driving around.
In this Mornington Peninsula holiday rental, there are two private bedrooms and a cozy open plan living space. You’ll also have your own little garden, equipped with herbs. If you like cooking, then you’ll know there’s nothing better than picking the ingredients for your next meal.
During the day you can climb up Arthurs Seat and enjoy the spectacular views from the top, or laze about on the beach. The perfect place to stay for a family or two couples.
Time to book your Mornington Peninsula Airbnb?
If you’re looking to escape from your worries and give yourself some time to reset, then the Mornington Peninsula will be perfect for you. You can visit with friends, a loved one, or bring the kids along and enjoy some quality family time. With so much on offer, from relaxing escapes in luxurious nature resorts to cozy homes in beautiful towns, we’re sure you’ll find an Airbnb in Mornington Peninsula or holiday rental accommodation in Mornington Peninsula that suits your needs, budget, and preferred travel style.
If you’re looking for some more tips on what you can do and see in the area, or just some general advice on fun ways to travel and exciting places to visit, check out our travel articles! If you want to get a little further away, be sure to check out our guide to accommodation in Torquay.