Just an hour south of Melbourne, pristine seaside meets wine country on the Mornington Peninsula.
Speckled with fabled surf spots, hiking trails and hot springs, as well as boutique vineyards and wineries, it’s a delight for both the sunseeker and epicurean.
From an award-winning Cape Schank concept stay to a St Andrews Beach hidden gem, we’ve curated an edit of luxe Mornington Peninsula Airbnbs to retreat to on your springtime stint away.
Secluded yet a stone throw from Rye’s vibrant village centre, the architect-designed The Bach blends into its bushland surroundings. Boasting a solar-heated swimming pool, lounge decks, expansive lawn and raw materials including terrazzo tiles and lime-washed plywood panelled walls, it’s a contemporary sanctuary.
Receiving Best House at the Royal Australian Institute of Architects Awards, Cape Schank House offers refined whimsy. With sustainable foundations and a killer location on the southern tip of the Mornington Peninsula, it’s an ideal stay for the nature lover.
Good news for dog owners, this Mount Martha getaway is pet-friendly if arranged prior to your stay. Featuring a cedar hot tub, solar-heated pool and ample alfresco living space, you’re spoiled for choice when it comes to luxuriating.
Nestled into the hillside with unparalleled ocean views of Port Phillip Bay, this abode is anything but humble. Featuring a heat pump pool, home cinema, five bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, alfresco dining spaces and a home office, what more could you want?
If you’re arriving by boat, no worries; Crown Cove has its own private jetty. With a heated mineral pool and spa, and sleeping 12 with water views from every room, this is an ideal group stay.