Sunny Winter Days at Amaroo Retreats
Now boasting FREE WiFi.
Rye is the perfect playground for your break away, no matter what the season. With the beaches, cafes, award winning wineries, a plethora of family activities and Peninsula Hot Springs, there is something to entertain everyone.
Relax and unwind at Amaroo, our "beautiful place". This open-planned property with large alfresco entertaining area and private courtyard is the perfect choice for that fun girlie weekend, romantic getaway or beachside holiday with the family.
Our partnership with The Peninsula Hot Springs means we can provide you with the convenience of booking on your behalf, saving you time and money. Please ask us about our Hot Springs packages.
Conveniently positioned between Bayside and Ocean beach, Amaroo offers close access to all that the Peninsula has to offer. Rye's foreshore with bayside beach, amazing kids playground and a great selection of cafes, bars, restaurants shops and the pub, is just a leisurely 15 minute walk. The famous Hot springs and the golf courses of Dunes and St Andrews beach, are just a 5 minute drive away,The famous Sorrento, renown for shopping and people watching is just a 10 minute drive and the Red Hill winery corridor is within a 30 minute drive.
Your pooch will be very happy here, with a large fenced garden area and roomy kennel, please let us know of your furry friend when making your booking.
SORRY - No Schoolies, parties, groups under 25 years of age or noisy large groups allowed, we want to remain good neighbours!
We've thought of everything so you don't have to:
Amaroo boasts 3 good sized bedrooms, 2 with queen sized beds and the third with a double bunk and all with BIR's. Both queen rooms have access to our beautiful sunny courtyard to enjoy some peace and quiet. There is also a sofa bed in the lounge area.
Amaroo's kitchen has stainless steel appliances, gas cooking, dishwasher, microwave, fridge and coffee machine and is stocked with all the appliances, utensils and basic ingredients you will need to impress the most discerning of dinner guests.
The lounge and dining are combined. The lounge offers a flat screen TV, Movie Library and now WiFi to allow you to unwind after a long day at the beach or vineyard. The home is tiled throughout in the living and wet areas, with comfy carpet in the bedrooms. The air conditioning and heating system has been recently installed, to ensure your comfort for all that Melbourne wants to surprise you with!
The bathroom has a large walk-in shower with a separate toilet and laundry with washing machine and dryer combined.
Enjoy spending time outside
Take it easy and put your feet up on the very private outdoor deck, accessible from the lounge. This courtyard area is great for entertaining with a 4 burner BBQ, raised outdoor setting and shade cloth. Enjoy sunny brunches or warm alfresco dining on those endless Summer evenings.
Enjoy Our Amaroo!!!
Please note: Our tariff is BYO linen, please bring your own doona covers, top and bottom sheets, pillowcases, bath towels and tea towels or take advantage of our linen hire.
Linen hire is available at an additional fee. Linen is charged at $50 per queen, per couple, per stay, please request this when making your booking and we will add linen to your invoice.
A few of our favourite things to do here...
Peninsula Hot Springs - Peninsula Hot Springs is the first natural hot springs and day spa centre in Victoria. Natural thermal mineral waters flow into the pools and private baths at this international award-winning coastal oasis, providing the idyllic setting for relaxation and rejuvenation.
Two bathing facilities provide an experience for everyone:
Bath House: A social bathing experience like no other. Experience over 20 globally-inspired bathing experiences including a cave pool, reflexology walk, Turkish steam bath (Hamam), underground sauna, cold plunge pools, family bathing area, thermal mineral massaging showers, hydrotherapy pool and hilltop pool, offering stunning 360 degree views of the region. The Bath House Cafe offers a selection of light meals, gourmet pizzas, freshly ground coffee, cold drinks and snacks from morning until early evening every day. The picnic area provides a space for you to enjoy your own picnic. Perfect for the whole family.
Spa Dreaming Centre: A sanctuary where your mind and body can relax in the natural surrounds. Reserved for guests 16 years and over, the emphasis is on tranquil spaces, private pools and an array of pampering spa treatments to revitalise body, mind and spirit. Treatments include Australian Aboriginal-inspired kodo full body massages to facials, mud and salt wraps, foot therapies and ancient healing stone experiences. Relax in your own serene space in one of the private outdoor pools and indoor baths or unwind one of the poolside lounges, thermal pools or saunas in the Spa Dreaming Centre’s general bathing area. The Spa Dreaming Centre café offers light, healthy and delicious meals every day from morning until early evening and dinner Tuesday, Friday and Saturday nights.
Opening hours: 7:30 am ~ 10:00 pm 7 days a week
Redhill Market - The 'Grand Dame' of Victoria's craft markets, Operates from October through to May.
Sorrento Park and Playground - The perfect vantage point for amazing views across the bay watching. Enjoy watching the Queenscliff ferries arrive and depart, while the kids run off the excess energy on the beautifully constructed and all natural play area.
The Cups Winery - Enjoy fabulous wine tasting, tapas dining and valley views.
The Peninsula Pantry - Delicious bread, Sausage rolls and devine desserts complimented with a friendly service.
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