More often than not, your choice of accommodation can make or break your holiday. If you are looking to have a luxurious self-contained home away from home, our Top 10 Holiday Homes in Australia in 2022 are guaranteed to add a touch of style and indulgence to your next getaway. We have compiled some of Australia’s best holiday rentals and private luxury villas that are architectural masterpieces, lavishly appointed, and located in some of the most desirable holiday locations. Enjoy!

Big Sky on Walkers Lane

10. Big Sky on Walkers Lane, High Country, Victoria

Located in Bright, Big Sky on Walkers Lane is a beautiful vacation home set amongst pristine mountain views in High Country. The ground floor is home to the main features of the property, including a fully-equipped kitchen and three elegant lounge spaces, providing plenty of room for friends and family. This luxe retreat offers 4 bedrooms, complete with modern conveniences including a fireplace and a private pool.

9. The Roozen Residence Margaret River & South West, Western Australia

Located in Margaret River overlooking the Indian Ocean, The Roozen Residences is recognized as one of Australia’s best beach houses. This luxury holiday home offers a contemporary style of accommodation, open plan architecture, and unsurpassed 180-degree ocean views from every room. Whatever the occasion, this retreat is simply breathtaking, with spaces perfect for just vibing out and tuning into the tranquillity of the vast seascape.


8. Mapledurham, Newlyn North, Victoria

Designed to capture the essence of modern country life, Mapledurham is a beautiful home nestled in the picturesque countryside town of Newlyn North in Victoria’s Spa Country. This indulgent getaway features modern and cosy interiors, with oversized furnishings that remind you to rest and relax. With 4 bedrooms complemented by a lavish array of amenities, this home offers all the modern luxuries you would expect for the perfect holiday escape.

Shambala Dana

7. Shambala Dana, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria

Private and serene, Shambala Dana is a holiday home with Asian-inspired interiors located in the peaceful area of Blairgowrie. This architecturally designed home has indoor spaces set on multiple levels, complete with 4 spacious bedrooms, a designer kitchen, and an outdoor pool. A casual second living area and wet bar are also found upstairs, with breath-taking balcony views to complete your experience.

6. Mandalay Luxury Retreat, Whitsundays, Queensland

Boasting a relaxing coastal setting, Mandalay Luxury Retreat is an exquisite resort-style home located at Shute Harbour in Mandalay. This tropical-inspired abode is nestled in a sprawling garden overlooking views of Airlie Beach Lagoon and the surrounding landscape. The interiors feature an open plan layout, with cosy furnishings and large full-length windows all around, taking advantage of the awe-inspiring scenery.


5. Arya, Lyonville, Victoria

Unwind and relax at Arya, a stylish home nestled in the little hamlet of Lyonville. This secluded retreat features six bedrooms with modern interiors and full-length windows, allowing its guests to marvel at the beautiful landscapes and enjoy an abundance of natural light. Situated on the fringe of the Wombat State Forest, this home is the perfect base to explore the Domino Trail and the ever-gorgeous Daylesford spa region.

Luxe Haus

4. Luxe Haus, Fleurieu Peninsula, South Australia

Promising a luxurious and indulgent experience, Luxe Haus in Moana is a stunning 4 bedroom holiday home for families or groups of up to 8. Perched on top of the ancient rugged coastline of the Fleurieu Peninsula, this retreat offers bespoke accommodation, with modern interiors specifically designed for comfort and sophistication. Enjoy sublime views of the ocean, complemented by the gorgeous sunset across the horizon.

Sky High

3. Sky High, Mount Franklin, Victoria

Sat on top of a ridge of 50 acres with 360-degree panoramic views, Sky High is an ultra-modern home located in Mount Franklin. This stunning retreat is purposely built with the views in mind, with floor to ceiling windows carefully positioned to take in the idyllic landscape. The arrival point is via a central courtyard around which the other spaces radiate, including 4 bedrooms with flexible bedding arrangements that effortlessly cater to groups of friends or families.

2. Villa St Helena, Byron Bay Hinterland, New South Wales

Introducing Villa St Helena, a luxury estate located on St Helena Ridge. Set on a manicured garden with stunning ocean and hinterland views, this iconic, double-storey retreat features contemporary nautical-themed designs with high-end furnishings and timber accents. Eight lavish bedrooms await, along with a gorgeous selection of amenities including a full Bosch kitchen and an inviting outdoor pool.

Ocean Farm

1. Ocean Farm, Gerringong, New South Wales

Perched on the coastline of Gerringong is Ocean Farm – a stunning hideaway nestled amongst the rolling hills of the beautiful South Coast of New South Wales. This 4-bedroom holiday home boasts absolute privacy, panoramic ocean views and breathtaking scenery, making it the ideal choice for a family getaway or a relaxing break with friends.

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Image credit: Villa St Helena, Byron Bay, Australia


Mat is a self-confessed travel addict who has lived and travelled extensively around the world. One of the co-founders of View Retreats, he has a passion for impressive architecture, interior design, and exceptional service …. which, unsurprisingly, are all the hallmarks of the View Retreats collection!