Discover a selection of 2,000 vacation rentals in South Melbourne, VIC, AU that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including WiFi and kitchens. Prices start at $99 per night, and condos and houses are popular options for a stay in South Melbourne. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

The exciting area of South Melbourne awaits your stay

Enjoy the area's art galleries, entertainment and temples and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in South Melbourne. Travelers like the biking, zoo and spas in this cosmopolitan and walkable city. Melbourne Cricket Ground and St. Kilda Beach are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in South Melbourne

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes South Melbourne a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • SEA LIFE Melbourne (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Melbourne Zoo (3.3 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Sidney Myer Music Bowl (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Albert Park Golf Course (1.3 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Melbourne City Baths (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Melbourne Star Observation Wheel (2 mi / 3.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in South Melbourne

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in South Melbourne. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • St. Kilda Beach (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Luna Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Alexandra Gardens (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Birrarung Marr Park (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Albert Park Lake (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around South Melbourne

Fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), the closest airport, located 8.1 mi (13 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), which is 12.8 mi (20.7 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around South Melbourne, VIC, AU?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 2,041 vacation rentals around South Melbourne. From 1,545 condo and apartment rentals to 288 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a city-center property in South Melbourne?

If you're into the thought of bounding out of bed and walking straight into cool shops, restaurants and entertainment within a matter of minutes, then you've just got to book a place in the city center. Vrbo has 430 centrally located vacation properties available. Alternatively, you might prefer to try another style of setting. Vrbo has countless options to select from, including:

  • 88 golf-front vacation rentals.
  • 68 town vacation rentals.
  • 68 shore-front vacation rentals.

Can I rent an apartment in South Melbourne?

Unpack your bag, take in the view and put the kettle on the boil. If you're searching for a home away from home, an apartment rental is an awesome way to go. You'll be able to select from 2,495 different options via Vrbo. How does $25 per night sound? That's what you're looking at paying if you don't put it off for too long! If that doesn't match your posse's taste, we've got a number of other property types available, such as:

  • House: 445 vacation homes. Prices start from $53 per night.
  • Townhome: 82 vacation homes. Prices start from $85 per night.
  • Studio: 35 vacation homes. Prices start from $46 per night.

Can I stay in South Melbourne in a large group?

There's nothing quite like being somewhere entirely new with your friends and loved ones. The good news is Vrbo has some options to suit big groups. Apartment vacation homes are the top option here for large groups of guests. Our database presently has 404 available. The vacation rentals that are on offer for large groups in the area include:

  • On the lookout for vacation homes that can hold 6 guests? We have 1,126 that will be suitable. The prices start from $57 per night.
  • Need a rental property for 5 guests? We have 660 that will be ideal. Prices begin at just $79 per night.
  • Planning a trip away with 8 guests? We've got 277 vacation homes that will suit. Prices begin at just $85 per night.

You and all your mates will be more than satisfied when you arrange your South Melbourne escape through us!

Where are the cheapest rentals in South Melbourne?

Friends are the family we choose for ourselves. Reunite with those who mean the most to you and book a reasonably priced escape with Vrbo. When it comes to finding a terrific deal, your first port of call ought to be Middle Park. Here, Vrbo has 65 rentals at an average price of $126 per night. There are another 217 Vrbo rentals waiting to be booked in or around Albert Park. The average price in this area is $132 per night.

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