The Murray River Lakes and Coorong has been a favourite destination for holidaymakers for well over a century, and the shack has been a huge part of its appeal. These holiday homes are often situated in prime spots with the river or beach almost at your doorstep, and facilities ranging from simple to sensational. If you prefer a fully catered stay, the region has some wonderful hotels and motels, many located close to the river and town services.
21 Britannia Parade is a lovely modern two-storey holiday home with outstanding waterfront views from upstairs and downstairs.
Sleeping up to 10 guests, the large house has five bedrooms, two bathrooms and a fully equipped kitchen. There is an open plan living /dining and three family areas, with access to the fully covered outdoor entertaining area.
There are two televisions and two DVDs, an X-Box with games, ducted reverse cycle air conditioning, coffee machine, microwave, pool table, washing machine, dryer, gas barbecue and Webber. Bedroom, bathroom and kitchen linen is supplied. There is a double garage, plus off street parking.
Upstairs bedroom one has a queen bed and an en suite. Bedroom two has a double bed and a balcony. Bedrooms three and four each have two single beds. There is also a second bathroom with separate toilet and vanity basin.
Downstairs you'll find bedroom five with one queen bed. There is also a third toilet and separate vanity.Visit website
34 Janz Avenue is a lovely holiday home is in a secluded marina area with its own private jetty and ramp. It is perfectly positioned in a quiet street, close to the Goolwa township and with fabulous access to the river.
Facilities include three televisions and two DVDs, reverse cycle air conditioning, a microwave, washing machine, dryer, gas barbecue, double garage, double carport parking, private jetty and ramp.
34 Janz Avenue sleeps up to eight over five bedrooms. Upstairs two bedrooms each have queen beds. Downstairs one bedroom has a queen bed and two others each have a single bed. There are lounge areas upstairs and down.Visit website
There is nothing better than to recharge by waking up to the peace and serenity of Acacias Holiday House.
This contemporary open-plan house was only recently built in 2013. The modern, yet homely atmosphere of Acacias is situated in one of South Australia's best kept secrets. Once you stay you'll want to keep coming back!
A minimum stay of two nights applies.Visit website
Angel's Rest is a fully self-contained three-bedroom residence with a combination of old world charm and modern convenience. Featuring two king size beds and a comfy single bed, two bathrooms and a huge kitchen, we can sleep up to five people in comfort and style. The residence is available as overnighter or weekly accommodation with self-catering continental breakfast supplied.
Arcadia Landing Holiday Accomodation is a self contained holiday home at Hindmarsh Island Marina. It is a three bedroom, two bathroom terrace house on the marina waterfront, with amazing views.
Arcadia Landing Holiday Accomodation sleeps up to eight people (maximum six adults) in two queen beds and four bunk beds. Features include air-conditioning, luxurious appointments, fully stocked kitchen, dishwasher, barbecue, outdoor setting and all modern conveniences.
Arcadia Landing Holiday Accomodation offers easy access to all southern Fleurieu attractions and beaches.Visit website
Aruma River Resort, a truly rare resort-style River Murray icon.
Upstream from Walker Flat with our very own boat ramp, Aruma is an ideal place for a holiday getaway.
If there is a ripple on the water (and often there is not!) the stunning Nildottie Cliffs are just upstream for some amazing water sport activities, protected from the wind. If you love skiing or wakeboarding on glassy water - this is the place for you!!
Recently renovated solar heated swimming pool, tennis court and basketball ring with lights, a playground, a massive lawn area and communal barbecue and laundry.
Just over an hour from Adelaide through the magnificent Adelaide Hills - and 20 minutes from the historic town of Mannum, Aruma is an amazing holiday resort.
Experience our magnificent new Executive Riverview Home with stunning views of the Murray River a massive balcony (sleeps 12), five earthy cabins - also with fantastic views (sleep six or some seven) or River House - close to the river - also earthy (sleeps 12).Visit website
Soul Star’s Barossa Valley Retreat is located on the Sturt Highway, Truro, on the fringe of the Barossa wine region. Its tranquility and peacefulness are perfect for either a private romantic getaway or a couples retreat.
You’ll appreciate the luxury accommodation, antique furniture, three large bedrooms, and huge entertaining area whether you’re here for personal development, a retreat from the city, or a soulful experience.
The back verandah has cafe blinds and a gas heater, so you can sit out and watch the native parrots and enjoy a barbeque. Or you can light the campfire and enjoy a night toasting marsh mellows and remembering your childhood.
There are essential oils to vaporise while you relax in a claw-foot bath, and a bottle of Barossa wine, locally made biscuits, herbal and regular teas, and coffee.
We also have antiques, gifts, personal development books, CDs, and DVDs available for purchase at reception.Visit website
Beach Bliss is an elevated, modern two storey holiday home with 180 degree views towards the ocean, Goolwa Barrage, golf course and has distant town and rural views.
Located just 400 metres from the patrolled Goolwa Beach and car park and a short stroll to the very popular Bombora Cafe. This modern and fresh holiday home has just been fully renovated for your convenience.
Upstairs; Open plan living area with wide screen LED television, DVD, kitchen with stainless appliances, Siemens dishwasher, filtered water. Dining area seats eight opening on to a large timber deck. This outside entertaining area takes full advantage of the panoramic views to the ocean. Split system air conditioner. Deck has outdoor setting and wicker lounge. Two double bedrooms with queen size beds, bathroom (with bathtub) and toilet.
Downstairs; Large bedroom with two bunks, laundry, second toilet and shower, large games room with second plasma television, DVD and eight ball table for you to enjoy. The children can have space downstairs to enjoy and adults can have space and quiet upstairs. All beds have doonas and covers. Please bring your own linen and pillows if you prefer.
No smoking and no pets are permitted.
At the River Port of Goolwa, the original Napier Birks 1900's summer house has been stylishly restored and converted into two luxury spacious self-contained retreats - Garden Retreat and the Riverview Retreat.
The ultimate in style, location, ambience and hospitality, Birks River Retreats are set in beautiful private gardens surrounded by majestic trees overlooking historic Birks Harbour Marina.
Guests can relax and unwind, enjoy the original artwork and maritime features with modern luxuries. Experience the birdlife in the private gardens in peace and tranquillity, laze around the pool or in front of the fire and just enjoy the ambience of the river, day or night.
Acres of gardens and marina for guests to discover and enjoy this unique setting, perfect for families or a group of friends, but also a very special romantic getaway for couples.
Set on the idyllic banks of the Murray River at Goolwa, Boat Haven Studios offers the perfect location for a romantic getaway.
The three luxuriously appointed studios have been designed with privacy and seclusion in mind and are the perfect hideaway for two. The Family Studio is child and wheelchair friendly.
Relax and unwind, watching the sunset over the water from the serenity of your own private deck overlooking the marina.
Take advantage of the many attractions that Goolwa has to offer, just a short riverside stroll away. Galleries, beaches, historic sites, shopping and fantastic dining spots are all at your fingertips.
Quality accommodation and superb surroundings await you at Goolwa Boat Haven Studios.
Relax, unwind, recharge.... any way you please.