Destination guide

Why people love visiting relaxing Encounter Bay

The ocean views and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Encounter Bay. This city is relaxing and romantic, recognised for its spas, restaurants and bars. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Encounter Bay

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Encounter Bay a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Victor Harbor Golf Club (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • McCracken Golf Course (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Goolwa Golf Course (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Currency Creek Estate Wines (16 mi / 25.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Encounter Bay

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Encounter Bay is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Granite Island (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Warland Reserve (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Soldier Memorial Gardens (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Hindmarsh River Estuary Boardwalk (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Nangawooka Flora Reserve (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Boomer Beach (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Encounter Bay

Fly into Adelaide, SA (ADL), the closest airport, located 44.3 mi (71.3 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Encounter Bay?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 659 holiday rentals near Encounter Bay. From 511 Houses to 91 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Encounter Bay is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Encounter Bay?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Encounter Bay. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Currency Creek Winery: 879 holiday rentals
  • Links Lady Bay Golf Course: 762 holiday rentals
  • Goolwa Motor Museum: 884 holiday rentals
  • Steam Exchange Brewery: 881 holiday rentals
  • Carrickalinga Beach: 763 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Encounter Bay listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Encounter Bay?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 511 Houses in Encounter Bay. Our other popular types of Encounter Bay holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 91 holiday houses
  • Villas: 2 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 22 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Encounter Bay?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 36 holiday homes with pool available in Encounter Bay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.