Barwon Grove Holiday Rentals - Accommodation

BGHoliday Rentals COVID-19 Response, 15th. October 2020. We are offering guests:

• Flexible cancellations • Self check-in, limiting interactions • Self isolation stays • Spotless holiday homes with regular cleaning and disinfecting • All homes safe and secure
• We are available 24/7 • Special rates for 1-6 month stays • Excellent health services options on the Bellarine Peninsula and in Geelong

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For Dec 2020/Jan 2021 bookings - bookings cancelled on or after 1st December (when final payments are due) will not be refunded once final payment is due unless the property is re-booked at a later date, in which case a $100 admin fee will only be charged, or a credit is issued by us for accommodation at a later date (up to 18 months).




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Furnished Rentals - Coastal & Geelong

Seachange Villa, 3 bedroom, best location, minutes to beach, shops, dining - from $275/nite - View here
Terrace & Beach, villa in centre of Ocean Grove with stunning views - from $300/nite - View here
Orton Riverside Lodge, Family-sized 4 bedroom, short walk to Barwon River - from $280/night - View here
Hampton Grove, Fabulous new villa in a quiet spot, two storey, 4 bedroom - from $1200/night - View here
Wispering Waves, - minutes to beach or river, quiet spot, modern and spacious - from $350p/n - View here
St. Emilion, executive holiday home on the golf course, perfect location - from $350/night - View here
Featured Holiday Homes
Recent Additions
  • Top of the Hill a cute 2 bedroom unit in prime Ocean Grove Location with views. An easy stroll from the main street shops, café’s, supermarket, restaurants
  • Madeley Beach House New, ultra modern luxury beach house close to everythind in Ocean Grove
  • Cali Dream - luxury 4 bedroom beach retreat located in prime Ocean Grove position
  • Bluff Views - a delightful, 4 bedroom elevated holiday home in an Ocean Grove secluded location. Lovely bluff and water views complete the picture
  • ULTIMA - historic Queenscliff holiday home beautifully decorated heritage listed home with quality furnishings and a landscaped garden. Very close to the centre of town, walk to eveything.
  • The Moorings a family friendly holiday house located close to central St. Leonards, beach, shops, park and pier
  • Beach Retreat on Sweetman excellent 3 bed holiday home - river on one side ocean the other, plenty of choice here
  • Grove on Sunset modern and affordable 2 bed unit - excellent loaction near Collendina Reserve
  • Haven @ The Heads perfect location - a splendid family holiday home in central Barwon Heads
  • Greenview Beach House elegant, contemporary 5 bedroom beach house with excellent facilities and close to amenities
  • Lakeside Beach House - Updated, private and secluded retreat by the lake, perfect place for a holiday.
Guest comments
  • "We had a great time. Only 5 mins walk to the beach and town. Great hospitality, they gave us early check in and late checkout." Prash, 22/2/21 (Ultima)
  • "The perfect entertainer!" Han-Han, 1/2/21 (Raven Retreat)
  • "Our stay was excellent. The location of the unit was central to the shops and walking distance to the beach. Just what we were looking for. The neighbours were quiet and friendly." Anon, 3/2/21 (Seaspray)
  • "All good great location." Tim, 28/1/21 (Surfbreak)
  • "Gorgeous house and town. Loved our weekend away." Victoria, 2/2/21 (ULTIMA)
  • "Quick response, good communication." Loan, 2/2/21 (Sunrise Close)
  • "Loved our stay. Perfect location close to shops and still quiet, awesome front yard space and clean and tidy inside. Looking forward to coming back! What a great space for a holiday! Big yard to enjoy, close to shops and nice and clean inside." Adriana, 1/2/21 (Summer Dreams)
  • "Amazing house and the pool and spa is awesome for families with kids. We loved our stay and will be back for sure. This house was amazing and for the first time the photos didn’t do the house justice. The house was much more impressive than the pictures showed. We will be back for sure." Naomi, 30/1/21 (Warrenbeen)
  • "Beautiful apartment with incredible ocean views. I stayed with my husband and our baby for a quick getaway, and we wished we had booked longer from the moment we arrived. The apartment was sparkling clean, the views spectacular, and the location is great, with shops on your doorstep and the beach a short walk away. Check in and out was easy, and communication perfect. Truly a five star stay for us, and we can't wait to visit again. Thank you for a lovely stay". Elisa, 30/1/21 (Terrace & Beach)
  • "We had a lovely time in Barwon Heads. The property was clean and the backyard was tidy and very kid friendly. Would recommend for families." Sharni, 29/1/21 (Barwon Heads Getaway)
  • "Excellent." Eva 29/1/21 (Surf Break)
  • "This is the second time we have stayed here as the property and location are first class." Peter, 28/1/21 (Luxury Grove)
  • "Overall, we were happy with the quality and location of this property, however, due to miscommunication with the cleaners, it had not been cleaned when we first arrived, delaying us by about an hour. Fortunately, the friendly management team promptly organised for it to be cleaned while we were out. Beds were very comfy and the house felt sufficiently spacious for 4 adults and our 3 young children. Easy access to the quiet side street leading down to the river and walking track." Charmaine, 25/1/21 (River Anchorage)
  • "Great Quiet location in Barwon Heads, house was wonderfully equiped, we loved the garden & pool was great for the kids, will definitely be back!" Ally, 25/1/21 (Sea Mist)
  • "Ideal for 2 families with 8 in total. We had 9 so needed sofa bed which did the job. 100m walk to fish the Barwon River or to start a walk or bike ride along various trails. We were able to secure a trailer full of bikes behind locked gates in backyard which was awesome. Great spot and would highly recommend." David, 26/1/21 (Riverhouse Barwon Heads)
  • "Great location. Clean and beautiful house. Linen supplied and was all very nice." Michelle, 26/1/21 (Beach Life)
  • "Beautiful home, lovely art work and super clean. We had a wonderful time and will definitely re-book!" Elizabeth, 22/1/21 (Art Studio One)
  • "Perfectly located close drive to the beach, affordable and clean." Quentin, 20/1/21 (Grove on Sunset)
  • "100% perfect house, brilliant location. Super neat house, perfect yard. Great for families. BBQ is great. Perfect! thanks again, will 100% stay again!!" Andrew and Petra, 16/1/21 (The Moorings)
  • "Great location with only short walks to the shops and beach. The outdoor deck area was great for the kids on the wetter days during our stay and was much enjoyed by the adults too. House is well suited with families and kids." Yoli, 15/1/21 (Wispering Waves)
  • "Very comfortable." Brett, 21/1/21 (Eggleston Beach House)
  • "A wonderful place for a family holiday. Really enjoyed the outdoor deck and BBQ." Tom, 6/1/21 (Eggleston Beach House )
  • "Stayed for 10 nights and was very impressed with the property. Very clean and neat house. Super close to shops and beach. Will be staying again for sure." Mikahla, 14/1/21 (Seachange Villa on Dare)
  • "From the moment we checked in to the moment we checked out we had a fantastic stay. With a great location at the golf course, we were able to enjoy all that Barwon Heads had to offer. The home was spacious and clean, and was a great location to relax with friends and bring in the new year. The home came with everything needed for a great stay and I highly recommend this property to anyone wanting to escape to the beach." Louis, 14/1/21 (St. Emilion)
  • "Fabulous living space & view to water. Beach walking distance and shops/restaurants downstairs. No Wifi but ended up being fine. Close drive to Queenscliffe and Barwon Heads. Definitely come again." Toni, 12 Jan 2021 (Terrace and Beach)
  • "Excellent property, great location, perfect for our family of 4. Loved being so close to the main street, shops and restaurants as well as close drive to the surf beach." Linda, 12 Jan, 2021 (The Parade Views)
  • "Perfect house for family and pets." Ros, 11 Jan, 2021 (Surf Break)
  • "The Greenview house is a Fantastic property - modern and stylish house with good amenities and is great fun for the whole family. We stayed with friends and there was plenty of space for 2 families. Close to local shopping centre to access food and shopping. A short drive to Ocean Ggrove main beach area and shops"... (more) Lauren, 3/1/21 (Greenview Beach House)
  • "Nice quiet location with great views. Generous and complete kitchen. Thanks Meryll! We had a great stay." Josh 26/12/20 (Bluff Views)
  • "A very modern, clean and immaculately present home. Very true to the photographs. A very friendly note and Xmas welcoming gift from the owners was not expected but very much appreciated. Every mod con was in this home, in which you can kick back, enjoy and relax in. Close to everything Barwon Heads has to offer. You will not be disappointed with this accomodation." Janette, 27/12/20. (Riverside)
  • We stayed for 4 nights to visit family nearby. Close to all points of interest. Property had everything we needed and was clean, tidy and very well kept. Bedrooms were a great size and the ceiling fans were much appreciated. Large front yard for the kids to play in. Very quiet. There were some books in the lounge room that you could read and a very well equipped kitchen. Washing machine and clothes line came in very handy. Overall loved our stay and would definitely stay there again. Stacey, 29/12/20 (Summer Dreams
  • "Very beautiful, spacious and clean home. The backyard was great too! Thank you so much for letting my family and I stay in your beautiful home!" 10/12/20 Amanda (Ultima)
  • "This home had fantastic beach views! I stayed with my family of 4, 2 adults and 2 young children (aged 5 and 2). Walkable distance to the beach. At the doorstep of shops and restaurants. Place was very clean, beds were comfortable, good hot water and kitchen amenities. Check in and check out was easy. Thanks for a great stay!" Soo, 9/12/20 (Terrace and Beach)
  • "A great spot just 10 minutes from ocean grove surf beach, walking distance to a great Mexican restaurant and wonderful home to stay in. Everything we needed was there, and more!" James, 10/12/20 (Hampton Grove)
  • "Overall nice stay. Area was really beautiful and loved the beach. The backyard was very relaxing as well." Kristian, 30/11/20 (The Parade Views)
  • "We came down to stay for our friend's surprise engagement - the house is huge and had such a nice atmosphere. We cooked up a large seafood lunch and the kitchen had everything we needed. So many fun things to do around the house with the basketball court and putting green and pool table. Our first break after lockdown and it was the perfect place to relax. Beautiful and quiet and amazing location." Rebecca H. 23/11/20 (Sandpiper)
  • "It’s a good place for have a good holiday. It was so clean and great. I recommend very much." Mina, 6/12/20 (Orton Riverside Lodge)
  • "Super little stay. We felt really looked after and very much appreciated every effort made to ensure we had the best stay. Highly recommend." Polly, 24-11-20 (Haven @ The Heads)
  • "Ideal position for the beach and a great place to stay." Mark (Beach Retreat on Sweetman) 5/11/20
  • "Really enjoyed our visit. Would definitely stay here again." Shane, 26/8/20 (Sea Galleon)
  • "We loved spending time at this property, very cosy for a family of 4. Awesome location too!" Kylie, 10/7/20 (The Parade Views)
  • "Lovely modern and clean property with a great location to everything!" Janet, 3/7/20 (Boat House Villa 1)
  • "Very clean. Lovely house." Adele, 5/7/20 (Surf Break)
  • "Great house loved our stay! Very spacious and clean & super close to the beach." Liz, 3/7/20 (Surf Break)
  • "Good". 5 star, Nicole, 28/6/20 (Surf Break)
  • "Fantastic house for a family getaway! House was clean and inviting. We loved the upstairs with the open plan living and 360 degree windows. The downstairs living area was perfect for the kids, great games and videos to keep them entertained. We will be back"! Tania, 15/6/20
  • Hi Meryll, just a short note to say thank you for looking after our property over the last number of years and the service you have provided to Kerry and myself. Especially appreciate your focus on making sure we have had good tenants that have looked after our home. Kerry and I wish you all the best! Kind regards as always Dr Jonathan L. 9/6/20
  • Dear Meryll, Just letting you know that we have sold our Dare St property. Thankyou for all your help renting our property. I wish you all the best for the future. We will definitely get in touch with you if we stay in Ocean Grove. Kind Regards, Ian & Judi 27/05/20
  • "We have thoroughly enjoyed our time here. I will be happy to recommend your service to my family and friends." (Contemporary Corse) Lyn – 28/4/20
  • "A very nice play to stay." (Luxury Grove) Rob, 30/3/20
  • "Great location, easy walk to beach and great for kids. Thanks so much for a beaut weekend!"(Wispering Waves) Justin, 20/3/20
  • "Very excellent location, walk everywhere. Great pastry and coffee shop next door for breakfast. Thanks for hosting us."(Wyuna Apartments - sold) Lisa, 7/2/20
  • "Great house with a huge outdoor area. Everything was lovely and clean. Thanks for having us, we will be back we had a great time! Including the very minimum of basics like salt and pepper would make a big difference but otherwise we loved the place! Thanks again!!" (Surf Break) Esther. 27/1/20. (Manager, we have added the basics, thanks.)
  • "We loved our stay at Raven Retreat. The pool was a huge hit. Being heated was an added bonus as we all swam even when the weather was cooler. Enough space for our 2 families and the theatre was great for young and old. We would recommend to family and friends a stay at Raven Retreat" Dianna, 30/1/20
  • "Really enjoyed our stay, great location and the perfect place for 2 families to stay." (Contemporary Corse) James, 31/1/20
  • "This place (Sandpiper) has 6 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms so is fabulous for a big group. It’s located in a lovely quiet part of Barwon Heads in a lovely setting surrounded by trees - it feels really remote and yet you can walk to both the cafes and to 13th beach. Beds are comfortable and the facilities good. Great to stay here." Kerry, 2/2/20
  • "Loved the location, price was reasonable and check in and checkout was made super easy. BYO sheets and towels was a bit of a pain." David, 29/1/20. (River Anchorage) Note from manager: Sheets and towels can be supplied for 30 dollars pp. All made up and ready to go for your arrival. Makes for a lovely stay. Meryll.
  • "Good, flexible bedding that allowed our group to have their own areas. Very good communication and prompt replies to our needs." (Sunrise Close ) Matt, 21/1/20
  • "Great house with a huge outdoor area. Everything was lovely and clean. Thanks for having us, we will be back! Thank you for having us stay. We had a great time. Including the very minimum of basics like salt and pepper would make a big difference but otherwise we loved the place! Thanks again!!" Esther, 29/1/20. (Wispering Waves)
  • "Great stay, and awesome location in walking distance to everything :)" (Barwon Heads Getaway) Madeline, 24/1/20
  • "We loved this home (Trevally Retreat). It suited us perfectly and was heaps bigger than expected and the layout was great for our family with two kids." Tamara, 24/1/20
  • "Real nice house, great for a little get away." (Serenity in Stringybark) Matt, 23/1/20
  • "Everything you could possibly need is provided from equipment for children to cooking needs. Fantastically set up home (Acre@Yellow Gum) set for leisure and relaxation. Kids were so delighted with magically set up large garden for absolute play and adventure. Loved the BMX track and trampoline n tyre swing. Playing pool to having ample space to just be together with your family." Lisa, 23/1/20
  • "This was the perfect property. It had everything we needed. Was lovely and clean and could walk to everything." (Seachange Villa 5) Donna, 15/1/20
  • "Great property for family park with play ground right next door and dog beach 2 min walk." (Oceanside Getaway) Andrea, 16/1/20
  • "We all felt at home immediately and had everything we needed to enjoy our stay! Very clean and open. Great quiet location, highly recommend!" (Sea Galleon) Tyler, 20/1/20
  • "Stayed for a week in Jan. Perfect house for all including our dogs. Catered for all. Great location to beach (5 min walk) and to central Ocean Grove. Just a great house for your holiday break with your family." (Surfbreak) Wayne 20/1/20
  • "Fantastic place, well situated just down the road from a shopping complex and the beaches. Excellent facilities, and ample parking. 10/10 would stay again!" (Bella Bellarine) Matt, 19/1/20
  • "The property is perfectly laid out for a family. The location of the property is also fantastic. Meryll was swift in communicating which made our last minute booking easy! Will definitely return!" (Blue Waters Townhouse, now sold) Tandy, 18/1/20
  • "Amazing home, family friendly, set-up comfortably caters for 2 families, pool was beautiful as well as the spa, thank you for sharing your home. Thank you very much for your assistance throughout our stay." (Warrenbeen) Melinda 18/1/20
  • "If you are after a holiday shack that can accommodate 8 comfortably with a bonus good sized second living space for the kids & a big backyard then this is the place for you. Close to shops, cafe & river." (4 Shores Beach House) Sharon 18/1/20
  • "Close to River for swimming, fishing and boating. Short drive to patrolled beaches for surf. Property is clean and secure. Large back yard for pets. Large undercover area for BBQs(20 seat) hope we didn't make too much noise. Great for family catch ups at this surf coast town." (Barwon Heads Getaway) Simon, 20/1/20
  • "This property was perfect for our needs (family = 5). Close enough to beach and the main street of shops. Amenities were spot on. Our second time booking at this property and we will be back. Great w/end. Appreciated." (Ocean Spray) Catherine, 21/1/20
  • "Cosy and very clean." (Whispering Pines) Brooke, 18/1/20
  • "This accommodation was ideal for our extended family. We had a wonderful get together." (Barwon Heads Getaway)Shirley, 15/1/20
  • "Location was incredible, right in the heart of it all. Well equipped, cooking at the apartment easy. Would definitely be back again. Thanks" (Stella Villa) Nicole, 15/1/20
  • "As advertised and reasonably priced. Close to local shops and a short drive from the beach. The house has plenty of room for a large family." (Bella Bellarine) Yenn U. 31/12/19
  • "Lovely quiet location. Good communication with agent." (St. Emilion) Lesley H. 31/12/19
  • "Great location, close to the beach, shops, bike trails. Would stay there again." (Lakeside Beach House) David B. 4/1/20
  • "Had a lovely relaxing stay with my family. The house was Very clean and tidy. We enjoyed the close proximity to town and river." (Knox Beach Retreat) Danika C. 12/1/20
  • "A great modern apartment, much bigger than we expected! Gorgeous yard." (The Parade Views) Linda M. 3/01/20
  • "Very comfortable and beautiful." Faith T. (Sea Galleon) 29/12/2019
  • "Great to pick the days that we required, with no minimum stay. Great location, walking distance to all amenities. Good space for a young family." (The Parade Views) Jason C. 12/1/20
  • "We couldn’t recommend this place enough if you are looking for a wonderful family home. Had everything you needed and more". (Surf Break) Lauren, 9/1/20
  • "Thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this property." (Riverside Outlook) A.S. 08/01/2020
  • "Accommodation was very good, extremely clean and well presented. Close to beach and Main Street which was great". (Seachange Villa). Samantha, 7/1/20
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Visit Geelong and the Bellarine this winter! There lots to do around the peninsula, from wineries and fabulous shops to adventure parks and clean, sandy beaches with excellent surf and fishing. Or make your visit memorable by sampling the local produce at farm gates - delicious!

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Booking Conditions:

Please read our updated Booking Conditions including acceptable noise policy for 2019.

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Holiday home tariffs listed on our web site are accurate and up to date. Some or all of our holiday homes are listed on other accommodation web sites that we have no affiliation with nor control of their content. Therefore, from time to time some tariffs on other web sites may not be accurate or up-to-date. For the latest tariffs and information on all our holiday homes, please check this web site for accurate descriptions and up-to-date tariffs.

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About the Bellarine Peninsula

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