Find a welcoming holiday letting for as little as $144 per night by searching among the 204 properties listed in Portsea. Our algorithm immediately compares each of the properties to help you save up to 34%.
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Listed above are our most commonly selected filters in Portsea and the number of rentals that offer the corresponding amenity. In Portsea, 116 properties include TVs. Consequently, if you want to tune out with some TV time, use the TVs filter to see these properties. You can even look for lettings if you're looking for a pet-friendly rental (17 rentals include pets allowed in Portsea) or you want a rental providing a cot (8 rentals with cots).
The weather in Portsea
- Rainy days
You can see our climate diagram above. January is the warmest month in Portsea with average maximum temperatures of 26°. On the other hand, you could have temperatures dropping under 5° in July. The rainiest month is August while the driest month is February.
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In Portsea, many of the accommodation types happen to be house rentals, and they represent 66.49% of Portsea's short-term lettings. Additionally, the median nightly price of house rentals in Portsea is $1,306, and the median size is 617 m². Moreover, most house rentals in Portsea are able to host 9 people, which makes Portsea a great holiday spot for large groups. You can also search and compare other accommodation options in Portsea. Hotel rooms are, for example, another typical accommodation type in Portsea with 20 properties to compare. The average size of hotel rooms in Portsea is 47 m² , and the average price is $294 a night.
Appreciate Portsea with a relaxing stay at your own holiday house rental
Portsea enjoys the unique distinction of being located on a kilometres wide, thin strip of land, surrounded by the gorgeous ocean on three sides. It is not surprising then that the area is a hub of water-based sports activities, with scuba diving leading the pack. The scenic landscape coupled with historic forts makes Portsea a sought-after destination and holiday houses are always in demand.
Where to find the best food in Portsea?
Places to Eat & Drink in Portsea
For an all day breakfast menu of pancakes and burgers in a family-friendly, laid-back cafe with seats along a pretty street, drop over to Buckley's Chance. In the middle of all the exploration and sightseeing, Loquat Restaurant is the ideal place to enjoy hearty modern and seasonal Australian delicacies while you appreciate the cosy veranda and decorative ceilings.
If you're craving more Italian pizzas and mains, complete with a traditional cobbled courtyard and chequered tablecloths, then head to Sorrento Trattoria.
What are the best activities for families in Portsea?
Enjoy Portsea with the Family
Kids will love a visit to Sorrento Back Beach where they can swim to their heart’s content as you enjoy snorkelling. The unique rock pools formed during low tide is a particular draw for little ones.
Point Nepean National Park, with its hiking and biking trails, is another spot to explore with kids. With stunning vistas overlooking the ocean and historic points of interest, you won't want to miss out.
Where are the unique attractions in Portsea?
Sightseeing Around Portsea
Fort Queenscliff Museum is a 19th century fortification that has been restored and now serves as a museum displaying exhibits on the history of the area and military artefacts. The restored walls of the 18th-century Fort Nepean holds many historic treasures, as well as underground tunnels that the adventurous love to explore.
While you're in town, take a stroll along Millionaire’s Walk, where magnificent private residences stand side-by-side on a pathway located along the cliff. From here you can enjoy spectacular views of the Port Phillip Bay.
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