If you’re looking for an easy weekend getaway close to the city, Mandurah provides the perfect base for exploring the Peel region and the stunning towns of Dawesville, Pinjarra and Dwellingup. Mandurah also offers a surprising range of luxury accommodation including multi-million dollar canal-side mansions and stunning houseboats.

Allandale, Private Properties Holiday Homes

Allandale

With sweeping 180-degree views of the Harvey Estuary, this heritage listed homestead is over 100 years old and combines country charm with elegance. Set on acres of land with easy access to the water, the whole family can enjoy fishing, boating and tennis or head to the nearby beaches and award-winning golf course, The Cut.

The house has four bedrooms and can comfortably sleep eight people, making it a great option for multi-family hire. There is a nearby boat ramp so you can easily launch your boat and anchor it in front of the house.

For a titbit of history, this homestead was actually built by Louis Dawe in 1913, whom Dawesville is now named after.

Managed by Private Properties. Book here.

Key Details

    • 4 bedrooms
    • 2 bathrooms
    • Sleeps up to 8 guests
    • Tennis Court

Florida Beach House, Private Properties Holiday Homes

Florida Beach House

Do you like the sound of rolling out of bed and walking straight down to the ocean? Look no further, as this luxury beach house is located in a prime spot along Florida Beach. Just hop on the pathway meandering from the house right down to the beach, which can also be taken to the neighbouring golf course and estuary.

Architecturally inspired by sand dunes and the bordering Indian Ocean, this beach house offers mesmerising views thanks to its open plan design. Admire this view from the master bedroom, kitchen, living area or even from the large timber deck while you enjoy the sea breeze.

The house sleeps nine people and has four bedrooms, so once again it is well suited for multi-family hire. Grab a group together and get your ocean fix, we promise you’ll feel miles away from the city.

Managed by Private Properties. Book here.

Key Details

    • 4 bedrooms
    • 3 bathrooms
    • Sleeps up to 9 guests

 

Seascape Retreat, Private Properties Holiday Homes

Seascape Retreat

The ultimate family escape, this beachside house is just a stone’s throw away from the ocean, meaning fishing, swimming and bicycle paths are always at your disposable. For the golf lovers, you’ll have your own private putting green in your backyard, and if you need to expand your horizon, the world-class golf and country clubs of Mandurah are just around the corner.

This beachfront house caters well for families, as it has a games room, baby’s room (with a cot, highchair and baby bath) and a swimming pool to keep the kids entertained for hours. There is even an alfresco area with daybeds overlooking the pool, so you can equally enjoy your time lounging around the pool.

The house has four bedrooms and sleeps eight people, so it is well suited to large families. Grab a drink and enjoy WA’s stunning ocean sunsets right from your balcony.

Managed by Private Properties. Book here.

Key Details

    • 4 bedrooms
    • 2 bathrooms
    • Sleeps up to 8 guests

Chloe Boat, Mandurah Houseboats

Mandurah Houseboats

If you’re looking for something a bit different for your next trip, and have sturdy sea legs, why not try a houseboat holiday? Mandurah Houseboats hires out fully equipped boats with hot water, stovetops, fridges and all of the other essential amenities. If you’re worried about your lack of boating experience, fear not, as you can hire one of these without a skippers’ ticket.

While you’re cruising along the inlet, you’ll be able to crab and fish to your heart’s content, and if you’re lucky, you might see a few dolphins! You can moor at any public jetty or mooring overnight, so this a great chance to get back on land and have sunset drinks or family dinners at Mandurah’s many restaurants and eateries. This is sure to be a memorable experience for the kids!

Managed by Mandurah Boathouse. Book here.

Bali @ Avalon Bed & Breakfast

Bali @ Avalon Bed & Breakfast

For those who missed out on their annual Bali trip this year, why not substitute it for a stay at this hidden Balinese oasis just south of Mandurah? Fit with palm trees, day beds and a pool, it is the perfect place to unwind and imagine you’re in the tropics.

The house is only a few hundred meters from the Avalon foreshore and boat ramp, and only a 15-minute drive up to Mandurah, so you’re in a prime spot to bring down your boat or enjoy the cafe strip of Mandurah. If you’re wanting to just lounge around at home, you can enjoy the sauna, heated pool and lush tropical garden, which sounds like the perfect spot to enjoy a cocktail.

There are two villas, so this B&B would work for a couple’s trip or even for a group of friends. If you book a Friday & Saturday night out of peak season, you can get a third night free on either the Thursday or Sunday night.

Managed by Bali @ Avalon. Book here.

Feature image credit: Florida Beach House, Private Properties.

 

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