It’s always a good time to plan a getaway and to get the family or your friends together for a holiday. And because a getaway is never complete without the perfect accommodation, we have selected the top luxury holiday homes in Victoria for groups. Whether you’re looking for a quiet place to relax, a place to hit the beach, a tranquil countryside escape, or a mountain hideaway, we’ve got you covered.
(For smaller couples retreats, check out our list of the Top Romantic Getaways in Victoria.)
Sky High, Mount Franklin, Daylesford
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. (This home is very popular so you need to book well in advance. Contact us if you need help finding dates).
Bella Vista, St Andrews Beach, Mornington Peninsula
Bella Vista is a luxury 4-bedroom beach house on the Mornington Peninsula that overlooks the 14th hole at St Andrew’s Golf Course and features spectacular uninterrupted views of Arthurs Seat to Cape Schanck. Here you can hit the beach, which is only a 750m walk away via the National Park, before enjoying a BBQ on the deck and then relaxing in the outdoor hot-tub spa. Heaven!
Bristlebird, Aireys Inlet, Great Ocean Road
Set on one of Aireys Inlet’s best streets, Bristlebird is a modern seaside home with delightful and quirky styling accents throughout. Boasting 4 spacious bedrooms and catering to up to 8 guests, this beautiful holiday home is only 400m from the clifftop walk and a 650m stroll from Sunnymead and Sandy Gully beaches.
Alkina Lodge, Wattle Hill, Great Ocean Road
Boasting three 4-bedroom lodges surrounded by unspoilt nature, Alkina Lodge offers families and groups a unique holiday experience on the Great Ocean Road. When staying in one of these self-contained lodges, you’re only a 20-minute drive from the awe-inspiring 12 Apostles and endless deserted beaches where you can enjoy the majestic Southern Ocean.
The View Bright, Bright, High Country
Just 5 minutes away from Centenary Park, The View Bright is an adults-only accommodation offering uninterrupted views of Mount Bogong and the Upper Ovens Valley. Each of the 2 apartments has glass sliding doors offering access to private outdoor decks perfect for watching picturesque sunsets. You can take a luxurious dip in the granite bath while enjoying the view, and with the apartment’s smart technology features, you can control the lighting and sound to create the perfect mood for your getaway.
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C-Escape, Blairgowrie, Mornington Peninsula
A private 4-bedroom villa with 2 bathrooms and a fully equipped kitchen, C-Escape is a vibrant contemporary home that can accommodate up to 10 guests. With its open plan layout, the spacious kitchen with a long island leads into the adjacent spacious living room. The sitting areas in the kitchen and living room both have plush sectional sofas which can comfortably seat 5 to 6 people at a time—or even more! Perfect for larger families or groups of friends, the outdoor private pool and nearby Fowlers Beach provide fun out in the sun.
Carmel at Sorrento, Mornington Peninsula
Set in a charming limestone house on the Mornington Peninsula, Carmel At Sorrento offers sleek, self-contained accommodation luxury in the heart of Sorrento. This luxe escape hosts six fully-appointed 3 bedroom apartments just a short stroll from the beach, perfect for soaking up the relaxed vibe of this seaside village. Enjoy delicious local cuisine, or explore Sorrento’s art galleries and boutiques, all within easy access from this one of a kind holiday destination.
Retreat at 34A, Daylesford
Set in Daylesford, Retreat 34A is a meticulously decorated 3-bedroom home accentuated with books and artwork. It is split into two levels connected by a floating wooden staircase that is a delight to behold. Large windows in the second-floor bedrooms let in a lot of natural light while the large glass sliding doors lead out onto the private deck with views of the bushlands nearby. Retreat at 34A can sleep up to 6 guests, has 2 bathrooms, a barbecue area, and a gas log fire.
Arenas North, Daylesford
Arenas North is a 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom home in Daylesford. Effortlessly stylish and furnished for comfort, you will feel a burst of energy from the pops of colour livening up the rooms. This pet-friendly luxury home is just a few minutes away from Daylesford cafes, galleries, and restaurants, giving you plenty of options for dining and leisurely strolls. The spacious living room, fully equipped kitchen, laundry area, outdoor barbecue, and gas log fire make it a great choice for a small family or group of friends.
Pension Mauritz, Dinner Plain, High Country
With striking dark exteriors juxtaposed with the light and earthy interiors, one can’t forget an experience at Pension Mauritz, a luxury escape situated in Victoria’s High Country. This vacation home pampers its guests with warm and cosy interiors, and can comfortably sleep 10 across 4 bedrooms. Featuring a contemporary design with beautiful wood accents, this home comes complete with a private balcony, a fireplace, and hydronic heating throughout the house.
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