Surrounded by the Pacific and Indian Oceans, it is no surprise that Australia is home to some of the world’s best beaches. With pristine stretches of fine white sand fringed by sparkling turquoise waters, Australia’s beaches definitely draw in the crowds and keep them coming back.

Of course, there’s no better way to discover some of these incredible beaches than a stay in your own private beach house. We’ve handpicked some of the best luxury beachside retreats in the country that are the perfect place to spend a summer holiday full of fun, surf & sand.

Port Douglas Villa | Port Douglas, Queensland


This private and luxurious 4-bedroom accommodation is located in the exclusive and gated Beachfront Mirage Estate in Queensland. Boasting a prime location just a short walk to the famed Four Mile Beach, Port Douglas Villa is as stunning as its surrounds. The villa features a spacious and open plan layout and gourmet kitchen, making the multi-awarded home the perfect holiday retreat for families and groups wanting to explore the beauty of Port Douglas. Read more.

The Ocean Retreat | East Coast, Tasmania


The Ocean Retreat sits among the sparkling white sands, crystalline blue waters, and verdant surrounds of the Falmouth Coast in Tasmania. With spectacular ocean views from every angle, the luxurious beach home offers four bedrooms, heated pool, and outdoor areas. It is also the perfect jump-off point for your family or friends to explore the area. You’ll enjoy proximity to the top-class beaches of Bay of Fires, Wineglass Bay, as well as Freycinet National Park where you can indulge in a number of outdoor activities, such as hiking and wilderness camping. Read more.

Racquet Retreat | Noosa Heads, Queensland


Racquet Retreat is luxurious, modern, and absolutely private. With 6 bedrooms, on-site tennis court, pool table, and an outdoor heated swimming pool, this luxury holiday home offers plenty of options to relax with the whole family. Meanwhile, Noosa’s dazzling beaches are only 5 minutes away. Read more.

Alinghi | Agnes Water, Queensland


With a prime location at the southern tip of the Great Barrier Reef, Alinghi Beach House boasts sleek interiors, floor-to-ceiling windows, 30-metre saltwater pool, and spectacular water vistas. Voted as one of the top 5 beach houses in the world by UK Independent, this exclusive home embodies the ultimate seaside retreat: stylish, comfortable, indulgent, and superbly located. Read more.

Gaelforce | Palm Beach, New South Wales


Located in Sydney’s Palm Beach, this prestigious, 7-bedroom private villa offers the perfect waterfront getaway for larger families or group of friends. Gaelforce is a French-Mediterranean inspired luxury retreat that spans four levels and features scenic harbour views and plenty of space to relax. It offers direct access to Snapperman Beach, a private jetty & boathouse. Read more.

The Glasshouse | Hamilton Island, Queensland


A stunning home on the coast of Hamilton Island, The Glasshouse is perfectly positioned to take advantage of the spectacular Whitsunday water views through its wrap-around, floor-to-ceiling glass walls. It offers 5 bedrooms and bathrooms, an infinity pool with breathtaking views, and exclusive use of two golf buggies during your stay. There are plenty of outdoor spaces with seating from which to enjoy the beautiful tropical surrounds. Read more.

The Grand | Margaret River, Western Australia

Perched high on a hillside and boasting panoramic ocean views, The Grand is an exquisite luxury estate that is only moments to the white sandy shores of Eagle Bay. With 7 beautifully appointed bedrooms this stylish, modern home can comfortably accommodate up to 18 adults – making it an ideal choice for large groups of friends looking for some relaxation and indulgence in this beautiful corner of Australia. Read More.


Want more? The View Retreats collection features dozens of beautiful luxury beach houses and coastal retreats around Australia. View our entire Beach Collection.