Cowes is the heart of Phillip Island, Victoria. It can be accessed by driving 2 hours from the heart of Melbourne, or a ferry from Stony Point if you’re close to the Mornington Peninsula. Though seen small from a map, it is a place where you can visit theme parks, nature parks, beaches, and even shops that sell antique goods. This is one of the sole reasons why many people visit the area, where everyone can also enjoy the calmness and serenity while being able to go on adventures or just appreciate the cool breeze of salty air from the beach.
If you ever want to visit Phillip Island anytime soon, you may want to give a long weekend or even a week to appreciate everything Phillip Island has to offer. Here are the best Airbnb’s, hotels, motels and caravan parks in Cowes, Phillip Island.
Cheap Airbnbs & Accommodation in Cowes, Victoria
Believe it or not, you can rent an entire house for an affordable price in Cowes. This accommodation is very neat and minimal, with furnishings that both balance the cabin while still maintaining a modern vibe. You can rent a house and lot with a very spacious interior and exterior; you even have a backyard and a front lawn to have a barbecue party with friends under the stars.
An entire apartment that provides an open dining and living room area, this accommodation might be your budget-friendly place to stay in Cowes. They also provide you with a fully equipped kitchen and laundry facilities, all in a comfortable and clean basic modern accommodation. The apartment is also close to the town centre so a walk will just be enough to see what Cowes has to offer.
Cowes Motel Accommodation
If you’re looking for good accommodation that’s not short in space, you can try this motel. It is perfect for those who want to socialize with other people where anyone can use their common spaces like pools, barbecue areas, and children’s playgrounds. Moreover, you can also choose from their room varieties, starting from a room-only space down to a room with an open kitchen and living room.
A place close to the perfect beaches, the accommodation is just a 5-minute walk to the Cowes Main Beach. You may rent a cabin-like vacation home, with a solar-heated common pool, and barbecue stations all day and night. It also has fully-furnished rooms, just enough to let you rest and detach from the busyness of city life. You may also enjoy the sunset at your patio, and have a good talk with strangers from the next rooms.
Cowes Caravan Parks Accommodation
The NRMA Phillip Island Caravan Park is conveniently located in the centre of Cowes just a 5-minute walk from Cowes Beach. The rooms are all air-conditioned, there is free wifi, free parking and laundry facilities. They have accommodation options for every kind of traveller. There are camping sites both powered and unpowered. If you’re not a fan of camping you can also choose to stay in one of their air-conditioned cabins or you can bring your own caravan to stay in. The park has plenty of things to keep kids busy such as an onsite playground and pool.
Another Caravan Park that faces the Western Port Beach, the park-like setting will get you to a serene shaded area with lots of trees, and a habitat for the sweet singing birds and other wildlife. You may camp here and enjoy the outdoors while grilling ribs, or anything that can complement your caravan camping experience. They also have a pool, beach, playground, and recreation/function room, and you can even rent a bungalow for a hassle-free vacation at the park.
Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Cowes
Looking for something different close to the beachfront? This bed and breakfast accommodation can please your wants. In a secluded garden setting, you’ll be amazed how you can have boutique accommodation in a century-old restored home. From the exteriors to its interiors, get fascinated with the plush carpets and the suite bathroom, with a Victorian home design associated with the taste of modern architecture.
While these accommodations are our top picks, there are still many places that you can stay at when you’re in Cowes. Who knows? You might just extend your holidays in one of the area’s best vacation homes.