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Top-rated holiday rentals in Torquay

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Guest suite in Torquay
The HideAway, Torquay - Breakfast Provided.
Beautifully renovated and furnished space with luxuries such as French linen and luscious towels. Many amenities provided making your stay feel like a 'Home away from Home'. Close proximity to the beach, shops, cafe's, restaurants, parks, Saturday farmers market & the main Torquay town centre. Breakfast goodies provided! Ideal setting for a single, couple or couple and a baby (Free portacot available). The HideAway has been thoughtfully designed and decorated to create a beautiful relaxing vibe.
9 – 16 Aug
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Guest suite in Jan Juc
Classy beach front retreat
Ocean Break: location and style. Comfy bedroom, chic bathroom and separate, spacious, living/dining area. Peaceful, secure, unique location, fronting the ocean. Wander out the front gate and straight onto Surf Coast Walk, where magnificent coastal views can be enjoyed immediately. A 200 metre stroll to Jan Juc village and its eateries, hotel and general store, and just a few minutes more to Bird Rock look out and Jan Juc beach. A 5-7 minute drive to central Torquay or Bells Beach.
1 – 8 May
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Apartment in Jan Juc
Stone’s Throw Jan Juc, beach, cafes & walks
Fabulous location in Jan Juc. Sparkly clean, recently renovated, spacious, light filled self-contained apartment a block away from stunning Jan Juc beach, cafes/restaurants and some of the most spectacular cliffs and rock formations along the walking tracks. The apartment has a kitchenette, new queen size bed, bathroom and split system. If we are staying upstairs, you may meet Reggie - our 2 year old kelpie rescue dog. Perfect for a couple and LGBTIQ+ friendly.
17 – 24 Mar

Popular amenities for Torquay holiday rentals

Stay near Torquay's top sights

Torquay Beach37 locals recommend
RACV Torquay Resort81 locals recommend
Wyndham Resort Torquay7 locals recommend
Bomboras Torquay39 locals recommend
The Salty Dog Cafe54 locals recommend
Torquay Front Beach4 locals recommend

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Beach Loft - on the Esplanade
16 – 23 Sept
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"Royal Villa" exclusive villa with private chef
1 – 8 Sept
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Wensley - Rustic Luxury, Great Ocean Rd Hinterland
28 Apr – 5 May
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Illalangi Tiny House ~ Mannerim #illalangimannerim
18 – 25 Oct
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Guest suite in Torquay
The Surf Suite
6 – 13 Aug
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Guest suite in Jan Juc
Modern Nook with Private Courtyard Entrance
11 – 18 July
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Home in Torquay
Torquay Beach Break
22 – 29 May
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Guest suite in Jan Juc
Fee & Marks in Jan Juc .. cosy & tranquil
7 – 14 Nov
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Guest suite in Torquay
On Corsair Bed & Breakfast
7 – 14 Aug
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Loft in Torquay
Golden Beach Retreat Loft
26 July – 2 Aug
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Apartment in Serene Torquay
Serene Torquay G/F Apartment with private Garden
13 – 20 May
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Guest suite in Jan Juc
Jan Juc self contained, modern & private studio
19 – 26 July

Quick stats about holiday rentals in Torquay

Total rentals

1K properties

Rentals with dedicated workspaces

390 properties have a dedicated workspace

Rentals with a pool

140 properties have a pool

Pet-friendly rentals

310 properties allow pets

Family-friendly rentals

850 properties are a good fit for families

Total number of reviews

32K reviews

Your guide to Torquay

All About Torquay

Torquay is a spectacular seaside city known for its world-renowned surf spots and scenic beaches, including Whites Beach, Point Impossible Beach, and Torquay Beach, all of which have walking paths, picnic areas, and vast stretches of sand. The city, located approximately 22 kilometres south of Geelong and 100 kilometres southwest of Melbourne, is the easternmost point along Australia’s famed Great Ocean Road, and is the traditional home to the Wathaurong Aboriginals.

The walking paths near these shores offer picturesque views with seaside eateries and cafes along the way. In addition to its array of beaches and green spaces, Torquay offers golf courses, spas, surf shops, restaurants, a brewpub, and art galleries for those looking for some out-of-the-water entertainment.


The best time to stay in a holiday rental in Torquay

Torquay’s Mediterranean climate brings many of its visitors in during the spring and summer months when the temperatures are warm, and the area’s beaches can be enjoyed to their fullest. Many visitors come to Torquay year-round for its surfing spots, as well as its surfing tournaments, the largest being a contest at Bells Beach, just south of Torquay. Thousands of spectators and competitors come out for the contest every year, which is held in early autumn. Winter introduces some wet and chilly weather, so travellers visiting during these months should remember their woollies.


Top things to do in Torquay

Australian National Surf Museum

Explore Torquay’s surfing heritage through exhibits, artifacts, and displays making up one of the world’s largest collections on the sport. The renowned museum welcomes visitors 364 days a year to explore the revolving exhibitions, or join a group tour to learn about the surfing culture prevalent in this region. There’s also a permanent collection of more than 150 surfboards showcasing the evolution of this pastime.

Great Ocean Road

Hop in the car and drive along one of Australia’s most celebrated scenic roadways. Torquay is the gateway to the Great Ocean Road, a highway offering unforgettable views of the Surf Coast’s bluffs, coastal cliffs, and beaches. Stretching a wide 243 kilometres, the road snakes the coast of southeast Australia and serves as a vantage point for travel to the nearby coastal cities and towns, perfect for a day trip by car.

Torquay Beach

Whether you’re looking to hit the waves or soak up the sun, Torquay Beach has a spectrum of activities to dive into. The beach offers a wealth of facilities including a park, BBQ grounds, walking paths, a cafe, boat launch, and playground, making it an accessible and fun spot to enjoy Torquay.

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