Destination guide

The tranquil area of Portsea awaits your stay

The beaches and parks provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Portsea. This relaxing city is known for its golfing, bars and spas. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Portsea

Are you looking for attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Portsea a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sorrento Golf Club (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Queenscliff Golf Course (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Lonsdale Golf Club (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • The Dunes Golf Links (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Pennisula Hot Springs (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • McGlashan's Wallington Estate (11.5 mi / 18.6 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Portsea

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, February, January, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 75°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Portsea

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Portsea is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Point Nepean National Park (0.3 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Portsea Back Beach (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Sorrento Front Beach (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Blairgowrie Beach (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Port Phillip Heads Marine National Park (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Point Lonsdale Beach (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Portsea

The nearest airport is in Melbourne, VIC (AVV-Avalon), located 23.8 mi (38.4 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), which is 42.5 mi (68.4 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Portsea?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,298 vacation rentals near Portsea. From 1,995 Houses to 129 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 Portsea for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Portsea Back Beach: 3,110 vacation rentals
  • Point Nepean National Park: 3,098 vacation rentals
  • Portsea Pier: 3,115 vacation rentals
  • Bayplay - Open Water Course: 3,100 vacation rentals
  • London Bridge: 3,056 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,995 Houses in Portsea. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Portsea include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 129 rentals available
  • Cottages: 50 rentals available
  • Villas: 20 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Portsea?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 422 vacation rentals with pool available in Portsea. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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