If you’re looking at heading coastal this winter but have no idea where to start, this one is for you. We’ve compiled a list of the best places to stay, sure to keep everyone warm.
We’ve done the hard work for you; all you have to do now is choose your dates and head on down for the weekend getaway of your dreams.
Where To Stay
Barwon heads is not short of places to stay for your weekend getaway, if it’s camping you fancy or something a bit more comfortable Barwon Heads has plenty of places for you to choose from.
Luxurious and spacious, the 13th Beach Golf Lodges is the perfect stay for a weekend in Barwon Heads. Located a 12-minute walk from the beach, the Lodges features a restaurant, bar, garden and free wifi, while rooms include your own private patio area overlooking the stunning Beach Golf Course and Lake Murtnaghurt.
Now also offering family rooms, with two spacious bedrooms, two bathrooms, a lounge, a kitchen and a large patio, this is the ideal place for a family vacation, allowing guests to enjoy the many attractions on offer within the Bellarine area. But of course, it’s secluded and romantic if you’re on a special weekend away too.
If camping is more your style the Barwon Heads Caravan Park is your place. You can bring your caravan, camper van or tent, or even rent a cabin if comfortability is key to your camping adventure. It’s only a couple of minutes’ walk to the beachfront or up the bluff from anywhere in the caravan park. You can choose powered or unpowered sites depending on just how into nature you and your buddies want to experience.
It’s the perfect place to catch the sunrise and be soothed to sleep by the sound of the waves. The caravan park is the ideal place if you really want to make the most out of your coastal retreat, it’s also great if you’re travelling in a group or with a bunch of kids in tow.
Barwon Heads Resort is located on the southern shores of the Bellarine Peninsula and is just over an hour’s drive from Melbourne, providing the ultimate stay within this picturesque seaside village. Barwon Heads Resort at 13th Beach is a five-minute drive from the township and a fifteen-minute drive to the historic township of Queenscliff. The resort offers King Bedroom apartments, superior two-bedroom apartments, and deluxe two-bedroom apartments, all boasting the spectacular views of the 13th Beach Golf Links.
Offering a home away from home, each apartment includes a full kitchen with refrigerator, oven, microwave, separate lounge, iron, tea and coffee making facilities, dining table, desk, full HD LED TV’s, DVD player and a private balcony or terrace with outdoor setting. You’ll find a restaurant open every weekend on Fridays and Saturday night for dinner and Saturday and Sunday for breakfast.
It’s the perfect getaway for couples, families or business travellers.
For a sophisticated and stylish home away from home, Ceres Coastal is a must.
Set in the heart of beautiful Barwon Heads amidst the main shopping village that comprises boutiques, cafes, bars and restaurants on Hitchcock Avenue, Ceres Coastal is a spacious, modern yet classical two bedroom, two bathroom apartment with a double garage. A stone’s throw to the iconic Barwon River and spectacular coastline of The Bluff, this position has you hooked. If it’s food, fishing, surfing, paddleboarding, golfing, shopping, trekking, bike riding or just a mid-week work from home option, Ceres Coastal is the perfect getaway.
From the moment you step into the apartment, the tranquil blue hues wrap themselves around you, transporting you immediately into holiday mode. Interior designer Jill O’Grady from That Special Look has used fabrics and wallpapers from Mokum, Catherine Martin, Romo to name just a few. The design brief was for a sophisticated apartment that ignores traditional beach styling.
The resulting finished result feels luxurious, so guests can feel like they are on a beautiful holiday as soon as they step through the door.
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