The 8 Best Airbnbs In Australia

February 25, 2021
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If you’re looking for the best Airbnbs in Australia, you’ve come to the right place. We combed through thousands of Airbnb listings in Australia and the surrounding area to find the homes with the best amenities and the most positive reviews at the lowest prices.

#1 Vaucluse Luxury

12 Guests | 5 Bedrooms | 4 Bathrooms

Book Now: $1,010 per night,

A picture-perfect pool, Insta-worthy interiors that look right out of a design magazine and a lawn that would make a putting green jealous are some of the things you’ll enjoy if you decide to book this breathtaking villa. A chef’s kitchen and a luxurious dining table that can seat more than 10 will round up the perfect Australian experience for a big engagement party or destination wedding.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Vaucluse is a suburb on the north-east peninsula of Sydney. With such quiet surroundings and privacy, you’d never guess that it’s just a six-minute walk to Parsley Bay Beach, and just ten-kilometers from downtown Sydney. It’s secluded atmosphere, and accommodations for twelve, are perfect for a family vacation or retreat with friends and colleagues. While you’re in Sydney, you’ll be located within minutes of so many of its world-famous attractions, making it easy to fall in love with this beautiful city.”


Pool | Dining area for 8 people | Ping pong table | BBQ grill | Sun loungers | Steam room | TV | Pool table | Gym | Wood-burning fireplace | Wine cooler | Chef's kitchen

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#2 The Edge

10 Guests | 5 Bedrooms | 5 Bathrooms

Book Now: $4,320 per night,

They say that “a man’s home is his castle”, but this home takes that to another level. Looking like a luxurious sea fortress, The Edge is the dream home everyone would like to stay in. Any closer to the water and you’d be on a boat, yet, in this case, location isn’t its only perk. Upscale doesn’t begin to describe the quality of the furnishings that makes this a place Elon Musk would approve of. Don’t miss the chance to book one of the most unique Airbnbs in Australia.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“This oceanfront villa is situated in South Coogee, just outside downtown Sydney. Designed by the heralded contemporary architect Renato D'Ettorre, the modernist gem enjoys expansive views of the Pacific from its living areas, rooftop terrace, and all five bedrooms. An outstanding location places you within minutes of Coogee Beach and Wylie's Baths and just twelve kilometers from Sydney Opera House, while high-end amenities for cooking, entertainment, and wellness create a lovely home base for relaxing with loved-ones.”


Dining area for 8 people | Infinity pool | BBQ grill | Sun loungers | TV | Breakfast bar | Chef's kitchen | Sound system | Kitchen | Wifi | Air conditioning | Washer

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#3 Lush, Tropical Mid-Century House Close to Beach

5 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $700 per night,

Small families looking for a comfortable, well-furnished place to stay in Newport will love this gorgeous 3-bedroom home for 5 guests. Besides a private pool, a big backyard, a full kitchen and some spectacular views, you’ll also have a well-stocked library where you’ll find all sorts of interesting reads. Made for rest and relaxation but also for fun in the sun, this is a place you won’t want to miss.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Sundowner House is an impeccably renovated 1960s Mid Century gem minutes from the beach, shops, restaurants & bars. Breezeblocks, crazy-paved fireplace, wood panelling, Modernist Danish furniture. Magnesium salt plunge pool and spa, & heated outdoor shower area.”


Self check-in | Free parking on premises | Pool | Private hot tub | Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts

Guest Reviews

“Absolutely gorgeous from outside to inside felt like I was in a complete different world, Highly recommend staying here. Tonia was also very helpful.” – Stephanie
“Tonia’s house is absolutely beautiful and it was a pleasure to stay here. We wished we’d booked an extra night as we didn’t want to leave! The house has everything you can think of, is stylish and classic and comfortable in every way.” – Kendall
“We had a great stay at Tonia’s home. The views of Newport are stunning, quiet street , we enjoyed the pool and jacuzzi and loved the style of the house. It is very comfortable and had everything you need.” – Marie
“Sundowner House was amazing – we didn’t want to leave at the end of our stay. Tonia was a great host and has designed a home that is both beautiful and a pleasure to live in. The location is excellent and we will definitely be returning for another stay.” – Ben
“Absolutely loved my time here, the area, the house, pool and weather was all fantastic. Thank you Tonia for making us feel so welcome :)” – Charlie

#4 Little Sea Sea, Waterfront Beachside Apartment

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $240 per night,

Nothing beats a great beach vacation to Swansea Heads than going with your best friend, and if both your romantic partners tag along, all the better. If that’s your case, then look no further than this cozy apartment with two spacious bedrooms that’s right on the shores of Lake Entrance. Get ready for the best sunrises you’ll ever see, and for a lot of fun in the sea.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Wake up to ocean views and a cool sea breeze in this exceptional waterfront home. Mirroring outside, the interior features a white and blue aesthetic accented by wood textures, plant life, and nature-inspired patterns throughout every space. Unwind on the covered deck with uninterrupted views over the bay to the mountains watching amazing sunsets.”


Self check-in | Free parking on premises | Kitchen | Washer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron

Guest Reviews

“What a great place to stay. Views are amazing and the apartment is fantastic. Thanks again for being a great host.” – James
“The position of the property is fantastic – on a quiet street with great views of the lake and very close to beaches. The house is well designed and decorated and has all the amenities we needed. Genina was friendly and made the whole process smooth.” – Grant
“It’s a beautiful place with a great position and outlook. Despite the rainy weather, the large deck & view meant we still had a fantastic weekend. Genina is a thoughtful and welcoming host.” – Sally
“This is our second time here we just love it!! It is the perfect getaway to unwind and relax. The view is just gorgeous and we love being so close to the ocean and beautiful walks.” – Lisa
“We had a wonderful stay and we can’t wait to return. The location is perfect and the accomodation was exceptional. With high temps outside, the aircon in the bedrooms was heaven sent & whisper quiet at night.” – Mel

#5 Wayfarer Apartment in the Heart of Port Douglas

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $150 per night,

A fully equipped kitchen with updated appliances and a pool are this apartment’s best features. It’s an Airbnb that was designed and built with the young family in mind, especially if you’re travelling with a toddler. Travel light and leave your crib at home, because you’ll have one waiting for you here, along with everything else that will make your trip memorable.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Wayfarer is a beautifully renovated 2 bedroom apartment in the heart of Port Douglas, designed in the spirit of the fun-loving seafarers, explorers of the Tropics and all other gypsies who love all of the 21st-century mod cons. Only 5 minutes from the main street and the stunning Four-mile beach, Wayfarer is the perfect nook for 2 couples holidaying together or for a couple with 2 children. Ideally located and superbly appointed, this apartment will be one of the highlights of your holiday.”


Self check-in | Free parking on premises | Pool | Full kitchen | Washer | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron

Guest Reviews

“The wayfarer was perfect for our stay in Port Douglas. The apartment is styled even more beautifully than the pictures. Will and Sarah have all the amenities covered.” – Erin
“Absolutely incredible place to stay while in Port Douglas! We didn’t want to leave! The space is beautiful and very comfortable.” – Anne
“Will & Sarah’s home, managed by Sofia went far above my expectations. The space is spotless and well decorated in a simple clean look. All new appliances and crockery.” – Hilarie
“Absolutely a FIVE STAR place !!!” – Kerr
“Thank you Will and Sarah, we had a wonderful stay. Your Airbnb is absolutely incredible, and so much thought went into the little details! It’s a great location and it had everything we needed, plus more!” – Toni

#6 Stroll to Cairns Attractions From Parramatta Park Apartment

6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $110 per night,

Make the most of your trip to Australia and of your visit to Parramatta Park by booking yourself into this handsomely-furnished and decently priced apartment for 6. Leave the car at home and explore everything on foot with your family as you try new local flavours or book a visit to the Great Barrier Reef so you can all witness its awe-inspiring natural beauty.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Refresh with Sukin toiletries under the rain shower in the tiled bathroom after a swim in the shared pool. Then open the complimentary wine and head for one of the patios. Other nice touches include polished floors and bright abstract pictures.”


Self check-in | Free parking on premises | Pool | Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker

Guest Reviews

“This place is in a very convenient location in the city but still quiet. It had everything we needed and more. It was just a really lovely place to be.” – Jadeen
“Best unit in Cairns for families or group” – Moh
“Very clean, spacious, convenient, comfortable and reasonably priced. The location has easy access to all tourist attractions. The host is very helpful.” – Renuka
“We really enjoyed our stay at Alex’s place. It was a bit of a trek to the esplanade over several big intersections which I wasn’t expecting.” – Bek
“Clean open living space with key amenities provided. Air con available in each bed room and living room. Quiet location.” – Frances

#7 Recharge the Batteries in a High-End Tub at an Airy Retreat

5 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $190 per night,

Businesspeople travelling to Perth on business will do well to book your stay in this elegant house. You’ll have everything you need for a prolonged and restful stay, having the possibility to cook and do your own laundry on site, all of it surrounded by peace and quiet, plus you’ll be only minutes away from the city’s CBD. Productivity like never before, guaranteed!

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Open the bi-fold patio doors and relax in the manicured garden with a soothing cup of tea. French-style chandeliers and gilded mirrors combine with airy, Hamptons-inspired decor and eclectic map artwork to create a stylish, homey hideaway. A gorgeous spot for an afternoon tea or somewhere to celebrate a truly special occasion.”


Free parking on premises | Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron

Guest Reviews

“Dale’s place was the perfect spot for my parents and I during our stay in Perth. Located in a quiet neighborhood close to the city and shops/restaurants, this house has everything you need to come home at the end of a long day of sightseeing and just relax and recharge.” – Paige
“Dale was a lovely host; she made the check-in process so easy and was attentive and helpful. Her home was a real home away from home; it provided all amenities and Dale showed so much thought and attention to detail.” – Tegan
“A wonderful stay at a beautiful house. Dale went above and beyond to look after us and the property is lovely.” – Lorien
“This place was absolute perfection. I stayed here for my wedding preparations, and it was more than I could have hoped for. The design and space was excellent and clean.” – Carla
“Perfection is the word that first springs to mind when thinking about our time at Dale’s place. Our family of 5 were in self-quarantine for 14 days and we are so grateful that we chose to stay at this particular accommodation.” – Neelofar

#8 Country Living in Large Studio close to Celebrated Wineries

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $180 per night,

If you’re an amateur enologist who wants to train your taste buds with some of Australia’s finest wines, don’t miss the chance to stay in this house located in McLaren Vale with a small group of fellow travellers. The house itself is a delight, but the surrounding wineries are all the more inviting. You’ll find yourself coming home late every night with a sense of bliss you forgot existed.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Take in views of the coast from the front door of this rural property. Enjoy the lofty room with high ceilings and exposed beams paired with terra-cotta tile flooring that give an expansive impression and create an ideal getaway for holidaymakers.”


Self check-in | Free parking on premises | Full kitchen | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron | Pets allowed | Heating

Guest Reviews

“Studio in the Vines is an amazingly beautiful spot in a fantastic place. First, the location – just outside McLaren Vale – beach walks, swimming, watching dolphins only 10 min drive away – coffee shops and multiple grocery stores a 15 min walk away…” – Bruce
“Samantha's place is gorgeous. It looks out over the valley and we watched the most stunning sunset. There are lots of windows so the space is bright and open.” – Tanya
“Large studio style cottage. Lots of character. Comfortable.” – Sibylle
“Such a cool place to explore heaps of fantastic wineries from (including one right next door)! A beautiful large studio perched on a hill with fabulous views, comfortable and quirkily decorated and well kitted out. Definitely a favourite of our SA Airbnbs!” – Morgyn
“Great place, amazing views, loved the record player!! We’ll be back” – Cameron
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