Australia’s Most Instagram-Worthy Airbnbs

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With the outbreak of coronavirus getting seemingly worse and Scott Morrison placing a ban on all non-essential travel overseas, there’s never been a better time to go on holiday in Australia. With beaches aplenty, some of the world’s most iconic coastlines, delicious cuisines, and loads of family-friendly attractions on offer, Australia is literally a playground on your doorstep. Our travel playground is also home to some pretty spectacular Airbnb accommodations that are worth travelling to and, of course, promoting them on the Gram!

Camel Beach House, South Australia

Give city life the flick and bask in the beauty of South Australia’s Eyre Peninsula at the Camel Beach House. The heritage property is smack-bang on the beach and offers 250 hectares of oceanfront bliss. The classic fisherman’s beach shack is eco-friendly for that coveted off-the-grid family holiday.   

The Camel Beach House sleeps 4 and prices start from $275 per night.

Grounds of Cabarita, NSW

Recently named Australia’s best beach, Cabarita is definitely a beachside destination to add to your bucket list, especially when you’ve got accommodation as nice as the Grounds of Cabarita to book. The 1960s beach shack will instantly transport you to Palm Springs with its mix of modern and retro décor, entertaining deck, open-planned living spaces, pool, and proximity to the beach.

The Grounds of Cabarita sleeps 6 and prices start from $450 per night.

The Barn Heathcote, Victoria

If you’re keen to travel south for your family holiday and are intrigued by the idea of sleeping in a barn, head to Heathcote in Victoria and book yourselves in at The Barn. Nestled in the Victorian wine country amid unspoilt farmland, the 2-bedroom Airbnb is a cosy, rustic barn conversion that has tranquil holiday written all over it.

The Barn Heathcote sleeps 4 and prices start from $200 per night.

Thalia Haven, Tasmania

Remote, wild, and off-the-grid is what you can expect from Thalia Haven in Tasmania. Looking out at Great Oyster Bay, Thalia Haven offers a slice of Cypress in Swansea. The Mediterranean stone cottage sits right next to the ocean and offers private beach access and even an outdoor bathtub.  

Thalia Haven sleeps 8 and prices start from $900 per night.

Little Red Barn, Queensland

The Noosa Hinterland is a family holiday hotspot for many reasons, one being the delightful accommodation on offer at the Little Red Barn. This darling Airbnb is perched high on a hill in the Noosa Hinterland, commanding absolute countryside views for an utterly secluded and relaxing stay. Offering a wood-burning fireplace and quirky water tank swimming pool, the Little Red Barn is a holiday hit year-round.  

The Little Red Barn sleeps 7 and prices start from $270 per night.

Temple Farmhouse, NSW

As far as beach holiday destinations go, Byron Bay is one of the best in NSW, and the Temple Farmhouse could be one of the town's best Airbnbs. Located in the Byron Bay Hinterland, the Temple Farmhouse is a mix of ancient temple, hinterland hideaway, and modern beach abode. Commanding stunning Hinterland views and offering some pretty plush accommodations (just wait until you see the pool!), the Temple Farmhouse is a definite holiday bucket list item!

The Temple Farmhouse sleeps 9 and prices start from $980 per night.

The Manor, South Australia

If you’ve ever wanted to escape to a medieval-style country estate for the day, the Manor in the picturesque Adelaide Hills is your meal ticket. The exterior of the Manor is just that: a regal manor surrounded by stunning gardens and opulent embellishments. The sprawling property is a series of townhouse-style accommodations, each with their own bedroom, bathroom and kitchenette – perfect for that extended family holiday.

The Manor townhouses sleep 4 and prices start from $220 per night.

The Little Black Shack, NSW

And by Little Black Shack, we mean a little black shack. This private eco-retreat is nestled on the shores of Pittwater at Mackerel Beach and offers complete seclusion away from the stresses of everyday life. The Little Black Shack is only accessible via the Palm Beach Ferry to Mackerel Beach and once you’ve checked into the quaint fisherman’s shack, there are no cars or shops to distract you – just swimming, fishing, lounging, and enjoying being nestled in the heart of a national park.

The Little Black Shack sleeps 4 and prices start from $700 per night.

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