Destination guide

Travel to friendly Brighton

Enjoy the churches and other features of Brighton. Travelers like the beaches, cafés and shopping in this welcoming and relaxing city. St. Kilda Beach and Melbourne Cricket Ground 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 Brighton

Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Brighton a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • SEA LIFE Melbourne (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Melbourne Zoo (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • St. Kilda Sea Baths (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • St Kilda Pier (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Albert Park Golf Course (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Royal Melbourne Golf Club (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Brighton

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, February, January, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 78°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Brighton

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Brighton. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • St. Kilda Beach (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Luna Park (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Brighton Beach (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Green Point (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Elwood Beach (1.6 mi / 2.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Brighton

The nearest airport is in Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), located 13.6 mi (21.9 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), which is 18.3 mi (29.5 km) away.

It's easy to get around Brighton by catching a ride on the metro at Middle Brighton Station, North Brighton Station or Brighton Beach Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Brighton?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,034 vacation rentals near Brighton. From 338 Houses to 1,534 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 Brighton for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Melbourne Central: 2,246 vacation rentals
  • Melbourne's GPO: 2,247 vacation rentals
  • Melbourne City Marina: 2,238 vacation rentals
  • Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre: 2,247 vacation rentals
  • Monash University: 2,330 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Brighton 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 Brighton?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 338 Houses in Brighton. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Brighton include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,534 rentals available
  • Villas: 9 rentals available
  • Cabins: 13 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Brighton?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 642 vacation rentals with pool available in Brighton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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