Summer is just around the corner. The warm weather welcomes the silly season and hopefully a couple of weeks (or months) off from work and uni. With all this free time you’re set to have, what better a time to book yourself a domestic getaway with some of your best mates. It might be a little late to jet off to an exotic, overseas location, but these holiday houses are sure to make you feel as if you’ve landed yourself an international holiday. Get booking; pack your bags and head on off on a summer vacay you’re sure to remember.
#1 Paradise At Niramaya – Port Douglas, Queensland
A touch of Bali hits the Sunshine State in this luxurious villa style holiday home. Walk out the doorway of your room and into a sparkling blue pool or hit up the tennis courts for a little more vigorous entertainment. This place will keep you amused for days, with the most incred backyard with views over the mountains. Be sure to pack heaps of food and lots of summer style bevvies and you won’t even need to leave the villa. Approximately $500 a night will buy you and 6 of your mates a summer getaway of a lifetime. Be sure to stay for a least a week to really soak up the serenity.
#2 Liffey Mountain Retreat – Launceston, Tasmania
This one is designed for the couples, ready to retreat to the leafy greenery of the Tasmanian bush. Say goodbye to the everyday tensions, grab yourself a glass of bubbles and head to the jacuzzi to soak up your surrounds. There are plenty of bush walks you can venture on nearby, with waterfalls tucked behind the trees. It’s so ideal that it’s even a finalist for Stayz Holiday Rental on the year. At a cool $357 a night, team up with your fave couple and reap the luxurious benefits for a quarter of the price.
#3 Muse On The Murray – Wellington, SA
Stuck on where to go with your best mates for that needed Christmas getaway? Well the Murray River is the perfect place, and ‘Muse’ is the house to stay. Holding up to 12 people, it’s only $429 a night, meaning $250 for a weeks worth of holiday fun. The best part…you get your own private beach, meaning you can do all the water activities your heart desires. With plenty of local acitivities on offer, it’s the perfect base for your SA adventures.
#4 Cloud House – Albany, WA
talk about an absolute bargain! This centrally located holiday house comes in at only $184 a night, housing up to 8 mates. Let’s do the math. That’s a chil $23 a night for a spot in a gorgeous open living house with water views. Enjoy the warm nights that WA has to offer with a sweet BBQ area. And even better, opportunity for late night swims just a walk away.
#5 Milton Country Retreat – Milton, NSW
So a beachside holiday isn’t really your thing? This gorgeous holiday home is perfect for you and the mates if you wanna get a real country side experience (with a cheeky pool for swims too). With majestic mountain views, there’s plenty of room to go strolling. The best part is, the cottage is only $223 per night, so super affordable if you share with a couple of your nearest and dearest.
Image Sources: Niramaya, Stayz, Unwind.