Holiday rentals and lettings in Merimbula

Holiday rentals and lettings in Merimbula

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Highlights in Merimbula

  • Secluded beaches
  • Family holidays
  • Whale spotting
  • Magic Mountain amusement park

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Holiday Rental for 8 People in Merimbula, New South Wales
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Merimbula, New South Wales
Holiday Rental • 8 Guests • 4 Bedrooms
9.6
(20 reviews)
POSITION, POSITION, POSITION You can't get better than this. Fully Self Contained 4 bedroom Ground Floor Unit with lock up garage & Free WiFi. Two bedrooms, each with a Queen size bed PLUS Two bedrooms with two singles in each. Two bathrooms, large living area and laundry. BBQ and outdoor setting and a north facing patio area. Opposite the Merimbula main beach, Ford Oval, children's playground and BBQ/picnic area. Less than 100m to take-away-food shop, Restaurant (Cranky's) and bicycle hire. An easy 15 minute stroll by the lake, to the main shopping area. For your added security, this ...
from A$194 / night
Cottage for 6 People in Merimbula, New South Wales
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Merimbula, New South Wales
Cottage • 6 Guests • 3 Bedrooms
9.6
(44 reviews)
Enjoy the views and quiet location on Merimbula's prestegious long point within short walking distance of beautiful Bar Beach and the wharf restaurant, coffee lounge & aquarium. Less than a 5min drive to Short Point surf beach or a casual 10min stroll. Open plan living and extensive verandahs enhance the use of space & let you enjoy the spectacular views over Merimbula bay.Smart TV, DVD, CD player, electric blankets and convection heating ensure a comfortable winter holiday with ample entertainment within the Merimbula district as well as wonderful summer vacations.Accomodation: Mai...
from A$315 / night
Holiday Home for 5 People in Merimbula, New South Wales
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Merimbula, New South Wales
Holiday Home • 5 Guests • 3 Bedrooms
9.2
(37 reviews)
Birdsong cottage is located in a quiet cul de sac, close to the lake (and boardwalk) in Merimbula. It adjoins a reserve which guarantees privacy and lots of birds. Wallabies, Rabbits and Echidnas have also been spotted on the property.It is a 2 bedroom cottage with wooden floorboards, tasteful furnishings and comfortable beds. Additionally it has a sunroom which is furnished with a day bed and can be closed off from the living area with a sliding door. The bedding configuration is:Main bedroom: Queen bed2nd bedroom: 1 set single bunk bedsThe kitchen is newly renovated. It includes a dishwas...
from A$187 / night

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Prices and availability

Current Holiday letting prices Merimbula

A$562for 20 Apr - 27 Apr
A$451 annual average
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Current holiday letting availability Merimbula

49%for 20 Apr - 27 Apr
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Holiday rentals and lettings in Merimbula

Lettings in a gorgeous seaside town

Whether you are a couple on a romantic getaway or on a family holiday with the children, laid-back Merimbula, located on the stunning Sapphire Coast, is a sensational holiday destination, a veritable haven for those interested in watersports, whale watching or wildlife. Most lettings in Merimbula are in the downtown area, perfect really for experiencing the best this town has to offer. But are you looking for something a little different, something away from it all? The lettings behind Middle Beach and Short Point beach, immersed in a luscious natural paradise, are what holidays were made for.

Lettings for a memorable holidays

Merimbula boasts dozens of modern and attractive holiday rentals for a sumptuous seaside living experience. Single and couples are catered for in well-appointed flats, whilst large groups of up to 14 people will find magnificent fully equipped holiday rentals with gardens, BBQs, pools and lakeside/sea views. A memorable holiday awaits!

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The area and getting around

A delightful retreat from city life

Merimbula is located right in the heart of the Sapphire Coast, 5 hours south of Sydney and 6 hours north of Melbourne as the car drives. The town is set on the edge of gorgeous Merimbula Lake, and with its proximity to myriad awe-inspiring beaches, lakes, lagoons and several National Parks, it has attracted big-city tourists since the 1960s.

An area that deserves viewing from above

You can fly to Merimbula from both Melbourne and Sydney, and some people recommend this not for the time it saves but for the unforgettable views as you swoop into the town! Or why not take a charter flight for a bird's eye view of the coastline? The panoramic views over pristine oceanic and mountain wilderness constitute an experience you will not easily forget.

Travellers and activities

Merimbula for active family holidays

The dazzling sapphire blue waters which surround Merimbula are a haven for family-friendly watersports including fishing, swimming, canoeing, snorkelling, and much more. The town itself is just the right size for those who enjoy gentle walks or small hikes. The most popular is the Merimbula Boardwalk, which circumnavigates the lake and passes through mangrove forests and eucalyptus canopies. Don’t miss nearby Goodenia Rainforest, which offers lovely family friendly walks through mossy ferns.

Merimbula for beach lovers

The beaches of the Sapphire Coast come in all shapes and sizes, but all are naturally gorgeous, with crystal-clear waters, soft squeaky sand and lovely bushland. Merimbula’s Main Beach boasts five kilometres of All-Australian pristine sand where you can surf, fish, walk or just lounge under the sun. Perfect for families, it is patrolled during summer and even has an off-leash area for the family dog. The beach backs onto a scenic bush reserve where heathland and forest provide habitat for native animals and myriad walking opportunities.

Surrounded by wild beaches, national parks and scenic forests, Merimbula is a genuine natural paradise!

Top 5 travel tips in Merimbula

1. Spot the ocean’s biggest inhabitant

Green Cape and South Head in the southern section of the Ben Boyd National Park are superb shore-based vantage points to spot whales. Alternatively, take one of the many boat tours out to sea to catch sight of these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat.

2. Spend an educational morning at Merimbula Aquarium

Located on a wharf with stunning sea views, Merimbula Aquarium brings you face-to-face with the region’s native sea creatures. With 28 tanks featuring local and tropical marine life of all kinds, the staff will enthusiastically tell you all about the lives of these fascinating animals. Top tip: fish feeding is on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 11.30 am!

3. Take on the thrilling rides at Magic Mountain theme park

Magic Mountain is an amusement park located just south of Merimbula which caters to young children and adults alike. The thrilling Doom Tube & Black Hole ride is many peoples’ favourite. Not for the faint-hearted, you plunge at high speed into pitch-black darkness before emerging with great relief into the sunlight!

4. Visit the local conservation and education centre

Get up close and personal with Australian wildlife at Potoroo Palace, a conservation and education centre that is home to every native Australian animal out there, including the cutest of koalas and wombats. And then of course meet the potoroos themselves, a delightful marsupial the size of a cat. Feeling brave? You can pick up a snake and let it wrap around you for a photo op! No thanks.

5. Catch dinner at the lake

Game fishing, bottom bouncing, rock and freshwater fishing – Merimbula has it all for fishing enthusiasts. The local lake has so many flatheads you are basically guaranteed to catch one for dinner, even if you are a total beginner!

FAQs: Holiday Rentals & Lettings in Merimbula

How much do you pay on average for holiday lettings in Merimbula?

Considering the average price of A$337.98 per night, Merimbula lies at the lower end of the price range for holiday lettings in Australia.

When are holiday rentals cheaper in Merimbula?

Travellers who want to save as much as possible should travel to Merimbula in November, October, and December which are the months that offer the most discount, with average prices of A$229.96, A$276.07, and A$281.24 per night, respectively, based on data collected in 2020.

When does the price of holiday rentals in Merimbula go up the most?

When it comes to looking for a holiday rental in Merimbula, the most expensive months are, in descending order, April, January and March with average prices per night of A$450.7, A$413.15, and A$384.57, respectively.

Is it necessary to plan a trip to Merimbula well in advance?

When going on holiday to Merimbula we recommend you to think ahead, as 56% of rentals are usually booked, according to last year's data.

What are the best months for a spontaneous getaway?

May, April, and August are, in order of highest to lowest, the months offering the largest number of accommodations free, with respective average availability figures of 66.4%, 61.25% and 58.4%.

When are there fewer rental options available in Merimbula?

The month with the highest average booked rental figures is January (only 2% of properties were available on average in 2019). Followed by December (14.5%), and November (28%).

Are there many holiday rentals in Merimbula?

We have collected the properties from 3 different partners in Merimbula, so we can offer you around 290 properties. You're going to have a hard time choosing your favourite!

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