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.
Central Location - 200m to CBD
A quaint little stone cottage along side the Mary Ann Reserve - just 100meter from the Murray River at Mannum - recently restored this delightful little home sleeps 6, has a great little kitchen and BBQ area, large twin shower, retro toilet and hand basin, fully air conditioned, and a comfortable out door dining area that overlooks the Mary Ann reserve and the Murray Princess.
A ideal escape for two couples who want to overlook the river and still be able to take a walk river side down to one of the Hotels, Cafes or Club - for a lazy dinner - or just grab some cheese and biscuits from the local shop and relax with a bottle of wine.
River side Family holidays are also a breeze here with fishing spots only across the road, boat ramp very close and two play grounds close by.
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Testimonial; Kim's Cottage was great, a real cosy cottage with a very comfy bed and a perfect spot to sit out the front for a read, a drink and to generally watch the world go by. - Guest Stayed December 2016.Visit website
River Vine is only a 78 kilometre drive east of Adelaide.
Located on absolute water front, this gorgeous holiday home lends itself to all water activities whether it be water skiing, wake-boarding, kayaking, throwing in a line or two or simply relaxing by the water. This place has it all.
River Vine has four bedrooms and can sleep up to eight comfortably, making this the ideal get away for one or two families. Bedroom one has a king size bed with en suite, bedroom two a queen, and bedrooms three and four both have two singles in each.
Features include extra large open plan living area with ultra modern kitchen and appliances; open gas fire, great for those cooler nights; and plasma television/DVD/iPod dock.
Sliding doors lead outside to a decked area where you can listen to your favourite music through outdoor speakers. A gas barbecue and another decked seating area around a fire bucket (fire wood supplied) makes for perfect entertaining.
All this over looks extensive lawn to waters edge, where your boat can be moored. Ground floor only available.
Located approximately one hour from Adelaide along the freeway, Riverfront Holiday House is a four bedroom, two bathroom holiday home, which is fully equipped for perfect riverfront enjoyment.
Washpool estate is located five kilometres from Tailem Bend, five kilometres from Wellington, 25 minutes from Murray Bridge and 55 kilometres from Langhorne Creek.
The house is all one level with direct access to the huge lawn and garden area of approximately one acre. The lawned area extends to the rivers’ edge and includes your own private sandy beach.
The house has a large kitchen and laundry, will comfortably sleep up to nine people and has the added convenience of a second bathroom/toilet.
River Gum Retreat is a beautifully restored home set in a quiet, picture perfect setting- a fabulous spot to enjoy time away from the hustle and bustle of life.
Situated only 100 metres from the River Murray with its own private riverfront from which you can swim, ski or fish. Just a short walk away is Woodlane Reserve or drive to launch your boat at boat ramp.
River Gum Retreat has polished floorboards, a large fully equipped kitchen, dining and lounge room, two queen size bedrooms and a sleep out with two single beds. You will find linen supplied as are provisions for a country style or continental breakfast. The home also has heating and cooling, television, video and DVD as well as a barbecue.
Come to River Gum retreat and relax on the front veranda overlooking a billabong and river.
Riverscape Holiday Home offers a holiday for everyone. This large riverfront property, with lovely garden, has magnificent views capturing the Murray River and Thiele Reserve and features all the comfort needed for a relaxing holiday.
A perfect place for a couple, families or groups, three accommodation options are available -the whole house for 12 to 14 people, upstairs for six-seven people or downstairs for six-seven people. Riverscape is air conditioned throughout.
Upstairs accommodation includes a large living/dining area, kitchen, two bedrooms, bathroom, separate toilet, large balcony with outdoor setting and barbecue.
Downstairs accommodation includes a living/dining area, kitchen and laundry, two bedrooms (one is a bunk room), bathroom/toilet, expansive undercover outdoor areas with outdoor settings and heated spa.
You can launch your boat and ski from Thiele Reserve and there is ample car parking and space for boats.
'Riverview Rise Retreats' - is a premium luxury couples destination in South Australian for Special Occasions. You will find it has excellent reviews on Trip Advisor, Booking.com and many other international tourism portals. These private Retreats have been designed and built for couples only. There is a total of just three unique villas, generously spaced for absolute privacy in a bush setting along the Murray River escarpment in Mannum.
It’s the ultimate in secluded luxury with a sensual fit-out and spectacular Murray River views.
Each Retreat has a therapeutic two person candlelit spa, home cinema with 4K LCD TV and a tailor-made king size bed. You have a fully fitted gourmet kitchen and a private balcony with BBQ, outdoor setting and the essential dart board just for fun.
For the perfect surprise that will make your partner melt, you can indulge in a fine dining experience made just for the two of you by our private in-house chef.
Relax and re-connect in luxury or for the more adventurous, make use of our complimentary Canadian canoe, go for a bike ride along the river.
It’s Beyond accommodation, this is a Platinum River Experience.
At Riverwalk Retreat Karinga Park on Hindmarsh Island you can escape to an island oasis, only one hour from Adelaide and only metres from the Murray River, great restaurants, beaches and sightseeing. Hindmarsh Island is the gateway to the Coorong.
Riverwalk Retreat Karinga Park has a superb back drop of 20 acres of forest and bush for guests to explore. Located only a short drive to the township of Goolwa and the wharf from where the Coorong cruises depart.
Riverwalk Retreat Karinga Park has an open friendly atmosphere, located at the forest's edge opposite the Murray River. King size bed in the main bedroom and brand new up to the minute bathroom. Be tempted.
Surcharges and minimum booking periods apply for weekends and long weekends. Special rates available for extended stays, please contact operator for details.Visit website
Rose-Eden House is ideally positioned in the main street of the picturesque sea side town of Goolwa.
This magnificent 1876 heritage two-storey home with all its former glory has been meticulously restored into four stunning executive suites.
Relax by the pool or just enjoy a drink on the balcony and take in the extensive gardens. Just a short stroll to the wharf area, cockle train and plenty of shops and eating places.
Rose-Eden House is a luxurious place to relax, re-connect and unwind.
Sangria is a modern, spacious holiday home, which comfortably sleeps eight people. Situated 90 kilometres from Adelaide, it is within easy reach of the Adelaide Hills, Barossa and the Fleurieu Peninsula.
Sangria features a large open plan family room with a magnificent Redgum dining table, fully equipped kitchen and four comfortable bedrooms. The master bedroom has an ensuite, walk-in robe and queen size bed. The second bedroom has a double bed, the third bedroom has two single beds and the fourth bedroom has bunk beds. Other features include spacious central bathroom, laundry, television, video, CD and DVD players and barbecue.
Enjoy the tranquil views of the lagoon, River Redgums and out to the River Murray. Sit on the jetty and enjoy the passing parade of pelicans, swans and houseboats. It is the perfect spot to relax with family and friends.Visit website
Boundary Cottage is a family accommodation situated at Saunders Gorge Sanctuary nestled in the rugged foothills of the eastern Mount Lofty Ranges, 18 kilometres from Mount Pleasant on the Walker Flat road between the Barossa Valley and the mighty River Murray.
Guests can explore and enjoy the abundant fauna and flora in the rugged Saunders Gorge. Boundary Cottage is a historic cottage that can accommodate up to 6 people and is nestled at the entrance to a spectacular rugged gorge. Saunders Gorge Sanctuary - Eco Tourism accreditation.