1. Australia
  2. SA
  3. Fleurieu Peninsula
  4. Goolwa
  5. #23206

Seaspell at Goolwa Beach

House, Goolwa

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 11 reviews

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Min 2 - 4 nights stay

6 guests
3 bedrooms
8 beds
2 bathrooms


Seaspell is a beautifully appointed three bedroomed beach house in a private, secure garden setting. Enjoy spectacular beach views from the rear balcony and the spacious elevated living/dining area.

Indulge in breakfast on the balcony while deciding whether to take a trip to the Coorong, ride the cockle train with the kids or just relax for the day.

Soak up breathtaking sea views from a comfortable sun-lounger or enjoy a glass of wine as the sun sets over the sea.

Breathe in the sea air and indulge your senses as you take the 3 minute trail through the sand dunes to the pristine beach.

Cook up a storm in the new, fully equipped kitchen while the kids are surfing or in the rumpus room or relax back with the sound of the waves- the choice is yours.


Open plan lounge with TV and DVD player

Table setting for 8

Spacious comfortable lounges

Sea views from every window

Reverse cycle air conditioner in the upstairs living area

Front balcony with sun loungers and table setting and sea views

Back balcony with table setting and river views

Kitchen with fan forced oven, microwave


Bedroom 1: Queen sized bed electric blanket, en-suite bathroom, large walk-in-robe, sea views, room for cot.

Bedroom 2: Double bed electric blanket, wardrobe;sea views.

Bedroom 3: 2 bunk beds sleeps 4

Main Bathroom: Full-sized bath and separate shower

Laundry: Washing Machine. ironing board and drying rack

Detached Rumpus Room: full-sized table tennis table and comfy lounges & Gas BBQ.

Seaspell Experience

Seaspell is a little gem tucked away in a quiet corner of Goolwa within 3 minutes walk of a magnificent beach. An easy hour's drive from Adelaide and only 30 minutes from McLaren Vale wineries and less to the Currency Creek and Langhorne Creek wine regions, makes Seaspell the ideal location to explore the coast and the vines.

Experience total luxury in this pampering environment where couples and families can feel equally at home. There are separate spaces for adults and children/teenagers to enjoy.

There are many local activities on the door step for all ages to enjoy during different times of the year from the historic Cockle train to delight young and old ,to the whale watching season, surfing and wine tasting at the local wineries.


Local activities include beautiful beach walks at any time of the year. There are a number of tracks through the dunes that only take 3 minutes

Bike Riding

Riding the Fleurieu bike trail along the magnificent coastline to Middleton, Port Elliot and Victor Harbor. The bike trail passes the rear entrance to Seaspell

Golfing is available on 2 local golf courses - one only 2 minutes drive from Seaspell and has excellent facilities including a restaurant open to the Public.

Surfing on Goolwa beach and the famous Boomer Beach at Middleton.

Water-sports such as windsurfing,water skiing, jet ski hire are available on nearby Lake Alexandrina and the River Murray.

Sightseeing and Places of interest

Coorong National Park - is adjacent to the mouth of Australia's longest river system. The River Murray consists of long shallow sailing lagoons that stretch over 100 kilometres in length. It offers accessible wild environments, towering sand dunes shallow waterways, rich flora and fauna and the opportunity to learn from the Ngarrindjeri cultural heritage.

Trips are available from luxury 4 wheel drive tours, backwater boats that can be hired, kayaking tours, eco-cruises, sailing cruises and camping tours. These can be booked at the main wharf in Goolwa.

Paddle Steamers - take a trip to the Murray mouth or enjoy a lunch or sunset cruise aboard a historic paddle steamer.

Hindmarsh Island5 mins drive

Take the bridge over to the island and drive down to the point where the river Murray meets the sea. Also available on the island is the Marina housing an excellent restaurant and Narnu Farm where horse riding is available.

Goolwa itself is a charming town which retains much of its heritage and history. It is the gateway to the River Murray and the Coorong National Park. There are several interesting arts and crafts shops in the main street including the Porter Street Gallery which has a fine selection of works in glass,oils, watercolour and metal and there are usually 2 artists in residence.

The Sunday morning market is held on the wharf side. Local fresh produce is sold along with arts and crafts- well worth a visit.

There are many restaurants and cafes to suit all tastes including Aquacaf on the river, Hectors on the Wharf,Salty Lime and Corio Hotel on the main street.

Sightseeing and Activities


5 minutes drive from Goolwa has popular surf beach and surfing lessons by Surf Culture Australia.

whale watching May - September

Middleton Bakery

Port Elliot

10 Minutes drive from Goolwa

Beautiful safe swimming beach at Horseshoe Bay; scenic clifftop walk; fishing;snorkeling;antique,craft and book shops;Flying Fish Cafe for the best fish and chips & Port Elliot Bakery

Victor Harbor

20 minutes drive from Goolwa

Whale watch centre and boat tours for whale watching in season.

Fairy penguin colony and Granite Island interpretive centre, ecological display and dusk tours

Horse-drawn cart across the causeway

Dolphin tours,a quarium tours

Urimbirra Wildlife Park - koalas,wombats,kangaroos,crocodiles,nocturnal house

Greenhills adventure Park - water slides,kayaking,flying fox,water bikes,picnic grounds , mini golf

Dunes minigolf, fairground



Many cafes in the Main Street

the rocks Cafe on Granite Island

Whalers Inn by the Bluff vantage point


Currency Creek


Bremerton all an easy drive from Seaspell

Temple Bruer

Ballast Stone

Seaspell at Goolwa Beach is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 11.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome experience!! The house is very spacious, super clean, and stylish. Kitchen is well equipped. We love watching beautiful sunsets while having our dinner there. Our little baby is crazy about it too! Highly recommended!
Date published: 2016-12-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic holiday house We stayed at Seaspell for the weekend and it was a lovely place to stay. It had everything we needed and the view of the beach was absolutely amazing!!
Date published: 2016-10-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Brilliant! My wife and I stayed here recently with our friends, who brought along their 5, 4 and 1 year old children. The bedrooms were a great size, the beds were comfortable and there was an abundance of natural light (and floor heaters/electric blankets if you get cold). Views to the beach mainly saved for the upper level, but a small garden thicket that backs on to wetlands gave a good level of privacy for downstairs. The 5 and 4 year old boys were very excited that they could have their pick of the bunks! Little miss 1 year old slept soundly in her cot (thoughtfully provided by owner as standard). Bathroom and ensuite were well equipped and spacious enough to run all the kids through shower/bath after a visit to the beach. Separate laundry meant we could put through a few loads of washing while we were there (detergent provided). Upstairs living space was HUGE! Open plan made everyone feel connected, but the space was well demarcated and felt nicely thought out. Loved the lofted ceilings and well-equipped modern kitchen. All the utensils and basics (pepper, salt, cling wrap, etc) were provided, which in my experience is a rarity in holiday homes. Kids went crazy when they saw the space, but they were soon more interested in bouncing down the stairs ("WE DON'T HAVE STAIRS AT HOME!!"). Grateful for a baby-gate to keep the 1 year old penned in and safe (provided by owner as standard). Grown ups were very happy day-dreaming out towards the beach and dunes, just a short walk from the front door. Also very grateful for a large dishwasher to deal with the days mess (nobody goes on holidays to wash dishes). iPod dock, big TV & DVD player were good for the downtimes when weather was bad, and a large dining table for sit-down dinner, board games and puzzles was also a highlight. We slow cooked a lamb shoulder in the oven and made the most of the balconies. Made friends with a family of magpies who enjoyed BBQ leftovers. Rumpus room with table tennis and giant Jenga was good for keeping boys entertained while BBQ was being tended to. A few beach toys and little bit of sporting equipment (cricket bats and wickets) were a nice touch. Overall we had a wonderful time here. Very quite and serene, with no shortage of things to do, but comfortable enough that if you fell asleep on the couch it didn't matter. Far exceeded our expectations and was worth more than the money we paid, especially at short notice. May have found our new holiday tradition!
Date published: 2016-10-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Place! We recently stayed at this wonderful house and just had to let people know how good it is! Upon arrival the house was so clean and tidy. The curtains were pulled back with that great view out over the dunes to the sea. The bedrooms were neat, tidy an the beds comfortable. The house has everything you need and is in a great location. You can stroll down to the beach, laze about on the lounge and watch the tv or sit out on the balcony and chat with the cheeky magpies who came and sit and wait to see if you might feed them. Another good thing about this house is it's solid brick. While we weren't on a main road you couldn't hear any traffic at all go by, it was so quiet at night which made for good sleeping after a busy day. We highly recommend this house. The location is excellent, close but not too close to the main town for anything you might need, comfortable, quiet, clean what more could you want. Our stay was way too short and we shall be returning for another visit to relax and enjoy.
Date published: 2016-10-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful property Walking distance to beach,lovely view from balcony, wonderful property, very spacious clean and well equipped, great modern kitchen, our family had such a fantastic holiday here, we all want to come back soon!!,
Date published: 2016-04-21
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