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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

From $300

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.

34 Janz Avenue

From $350

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.

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Acacias Holiday House

From $180 to $220

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.

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Arcadia Landing Holiday Accomodation

From $100 to $200

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.

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Beach Bliss

From $200 to $250

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.

Birks River Retreats

From $295 to $350

Birks River Retreats are set in beautiful private gardens immersed in the stunning surroundings on the great Murray River, overlooking Birks Harbour. The ultimate in style, location, ambience and hospitality, these luxury Retreats, perfect for couples and only walking distance from the historic river port of Goolwa. Romantic getaway, where you can lose yourself in the picturesque gardens and prolific birdlife. Birks River Retreats are for those who simply want to escape the ordinary. Located one hour south of Adelaide at Goolwa.

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 - Captains Retreat and the Riverview Retreat.

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.

Boat Haven Studios

From $220 to $250

The luxuriously appointed 4 Star Boat Haven Studios are built right on the banks of the Murray River and offer the perfect location for a getaway.

The Studios have been designed with privacy and seclusion in mind and are the perfect hideaway for two or a family.

Perfect to relax and unwind, watching the sunset over the water from the serenity of own private deck overlooking the Marina. Or take advantage of the many attractions Goolwa has to offer, just a short riverside stroll away. Galleries, beaches, historic sites, shopping and fantastic dining spots.

Quality accommodation and superb surroundings await guests at the Boat Haven Studios.

We offer 2 self contained, luxury studios for two and 1 self contained, luxury Family Studio, which is child/wheelchair friendly. All superbly appointed with our guests comfort in mind.(Reverse cycle air cond, queen bed, ensuite, TV etc). Private deck overlooking the Marina, Murray River and Hindmarsh Island. Tranquil and secluded – perfect to unwind.

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Boat Haven Studios

From $220 to $250

Boat Haven Studios are set on the idyllic backs of the Murray River and offer 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.

Boathouse - Birks Harbour

From $295 to $325

Boathouse - Birks Harbour is a peaceful, private, river port escape. Unique riverfront retreat located at historic Birks Harbour Marina with absolute waterfront views of the River Murray. "Experience the birdlife in peace and tranquillity as highly recommended on Trip Advisor 2016".

Relax and unwind in the creative and stylish interior of the Boathouse, surrounded by local artwork and books, maritime features and coastal ambience. Indulge in the locally sourced goods provided in the gourmet breakfast basket and premium South Australian wine.

Guests can laze on the private deck viewing some of Goolwa's classic wooden boats or just sit front of the fire with all the modern luxuries. A stay at the Boathouse - Birks Harbour is about doing as much or as little as guests want depending on the mood, taste fine wine, eat, read, fish, sail, walk, cycle, rest and relax!

Indulge in the Boathouse - Birks Harbour and enjoy the ambience of the river, day or night. Reflections and sunrises you will never forget, making it an ideal location for that romantic getaway!

Boatman's Cabin

From $125 to $150

Situated in the heart of the Alexandrina Waterways, among wetlands and between two wine regions, the Boatman's Cabin sits on the waterfront overlooking Clayton Bay to Hindmarsh Island. Sit on the deck and watch the boating activity, bird life and stunning sunsets. There are canoes kayaks and rowboats to hire. You can have a holiday break that is as peaceful or active as you choose. See website for further information about boating.

Boatman's Cabin has a four star AAA Tourism rating. The fully equipped kitchen includes a dishwasher and looks over the lounge area to the deck and the view of the water, so when preparing food you do not miss a thing. The large fridge means you can bring food and beverages for a long stay and just settle in and relax. It's here for you to enjoy, make the most of it.

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