Destination guide

Head to the charming city of South Yarra

Enjoy the cathedral and other features of South Yarra. Travelers like the shopping, cafés and sporting events in this romantic and welcoming city. Melbourne Cricket Ground and St. Kilda Beach are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around South Yarra

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes South Yarra a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • SEA LIFE Melbourne (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Melbourne Zoo (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Albert Park Golf Course (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Sidney Myer Music Bowl (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • St Kilda Pier (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • St. Kilda Sea Baths (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of South Yarra

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, South Yarra is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • St. Kilda Beach (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Luna Park (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Albert Park Lake (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Birrarung Marr Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Alexandra Gardens (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around South Yarra

Fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), the closest airport, located 9.3 mi (14.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), which is 14.1 mi (22.6 km) away.

Consider catching a ride on the metro at South Yarra Station or Hawksburn Station and easily see more of the city.

Can I find a vacation rental around South Yarra?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,084 vacation rentals near South Yarra. From 349 Houses to 1,570 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 South Yarra for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Prahran Market: 2,283 vacation rentals
  • Como House: 2,296 vacation rentals
  • Como Centre: 2,284 vacation rentals
  • Jam Factory: 2,275 vacation rentals
  • Melbourne Central: 2,256 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around South Yarra 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 South Yarra?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 349 Houses in South Yarra. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in South Yarra include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,570 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 South Yarra?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 650 vacation rentals with pool available in South Yarra. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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