Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Barwon Heads

The beaches and parks provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Barwon Heads. Well known for its golfing, seafood restaurants and bars, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Barwon Heads

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Barwon Heads has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Barwon Heads Golf Club (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Thirteenth Beach Golf Links (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Warbird Air Adventures (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Adventure Park Geelong (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • McGlashan's Wallington Estate (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Lonsdale Golf Club (6.2 mi / 10 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Barwon Heads

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Barwon Heads is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Raffs Beach (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Jirrahlinga Koala and Wildlife Sanctuary (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Lake Connwarre (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Port Phillip Heads Marine National Park (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Point Lonsdale Beach (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Geelong Botanical Gardens (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Barwon Heads

Fly into Melbourne, VIC (AVV-Avalon), the closest airport, located 17.6 mi (28.3 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 44.2 mi (71.1 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Barwon Heads?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 882 vacation rentals near Barwon Heads. From 676 Houses to 88 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 Barwon Heads for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Barwon Heads Golf Club: 2,622 vacation rentals
  • Point Impossible Nudist Beach: 1,647 vacation rentals
  • Raffs Beach: 2,604 vacation rentals
  • Port Phillip Heads Marine National Park: 3,054 vacation rentals
  • Sorrento Front Beach: 3,268 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Barwon Heads 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 Barwon Heads?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 676 Houses in Barwon Heads. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Barwon Heads include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 88 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 86 rentals available
  • Studios: 80 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 Barwon Heads?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 88 vacation rentals with pool available in Barwon Heads. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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