Destination guide

Head to the charming city of Glenelg

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Glenelg. This romantic and welcoming city entices travelers with its shopping and restaurants. Brighton Beach and Adelaide Central Market are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Glenelg

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Glenelg a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • The Beachhouse (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • SA Aquatic and Leisure Centre (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • North Adelaide Golf Course (6.4 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Carclew Youth Arts Center (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Adelaide Zoo (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Adelaide Aquatic Centre (7 mi / 11.2 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Glenelg

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, January, February, December and March are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 85°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Glenelg

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Glenelg. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Brighton Beach (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Adelaide Botanic Gardens (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Glenelg Beach (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • West Beach (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Henley Beach (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Veale Gardens (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Glenelg

The nearest airport is in Adelaide, SA (ADL), located 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Glenelg?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 628 vacation rentals near Glenelg. From 226 Houses to 259 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Glenelg for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Glenelg?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Glenelg. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • The Beachhouse: 862 vacation rentals
  • Glenelg Jetty: 861 vacation rentals
  • Bay Discovery Centre: 863 vacation rentals
  • Jetty Road: 863 vacation rentals
  • Glenelg Beach: 862 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Glenelg listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Glenelg?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 226 Houses in Glenelg. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Glenelg include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 259 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 66 rentals available
  • Cottages: 40 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Glenelg?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 86 vacation rentals with pool available in Glenelg. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.