Sorrento Accommodation: From Beach Houses Rental Properties to Luxury Getaways

Sorrento is a popular holiday destination on the Mornington Peninsula, located between Portsea and Blairgowrie. It is a beautiful historic town, with stunning limestone buildings lining the main street and stylish shops, boutiques, galleries, cafes and restaurants.  At one end of the main street you’ll find the Sorrento front beach with the calm waters of Port Phillip Bay and the Sorrento Pier, and at the other end of the street is the Sorrento Ocean Beach with stunning rock pools and excellent surfing. From the Sorrento Pier you can jump on the popular Sorrento/Queenscliff ferry, as well as join organised fishing trips, seal and dolphin watching excursions, sight-seeing cruises, yacht charters and diving trips.

Whether you’re looking for luxury accommodation, a heritage home or a holiday house for a large group, Coast & Country Getaways has the ideal holiday escape in Sorrento for you.

Bay Cottage - walk to village & beach, linen included
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Bay Cottage - walk to village & beach, linen included

A fabulous Sorrento getaway, this traditional beach house is set in a great location with ...
Diamond Bay Beach House - linen included, newly built, brilliant spot!
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Diamond Bay Beach House - linen included, newly built, brilliant spot!

Located within an easy walk of enviable Diamond Bay and the Mornington Peninsula National Park, ...
Kirks on Park - brand new luxury home, great location
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Kirks on Park - brand new luxury home, great location

NEW LISTING LUXURY! LUXURY! This luxury 5 bedroom house is like a dream coastal getaway for families and ...
Lady Nelson - linen included, spa & tennis court access
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Lady Nelson - linen included, spa & tennis court access

A large attractive house in an enviable Sorrento location, it has all you need for ...
Luxury on Boroondara - Heritage listed & pool, linen included
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Luxury on Boroondara - Heritage listed & pool, linen included

Situated in Sorrento's finest location, Luxury on Boroondara has everything you're looking for to fulfil ...
Retreat on George - walk to everything and linen included!
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Retreat on George - walk to everything and linen included!

NEW LISTING The location does not get much better than this - walk to everything from ...
SeaSide Serenity - tennis court & close to back beach, linen included
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SeaSide Serenity - tennis court & close to back beach, linen included

Diamond Bay Location. Enjoying a secluded position within the exclusive back beach enclave, and just ...
Serenity on Tarakan - great for families, 500m to beach + linen included
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Serenity on Tarakan - great for families, 500m to beach + linen included

Positioned within 500 metres to the family friendly Cameron's Bight front beach and close to Koonya ...
Sorrento Beach Cottages #1 - walk to village, linen included
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Sorrento Beach Cottages #1 - walk to village, linen included

Enjoy the ambience of this gorgeous beach cottage perfectly located in the heart of Sorrento. ...
Sorrento Beach Cottages #2 - charming, linen included
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Sorrento Beach Cottages #2 - charming, linen included

Enjoy all the charm of Sorrento from your door step! Wake up and enjoy breakfast ...
Sorrento Beach House - fabulous location & pool, linen included
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Sorrento Beach House - fabulous location & pool, linen included

Leave the car at home! With only a 2 minute walk to Sorrento Village, the ...
SunnySide at Sorrento - walk to beach & village, linen included
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SunnySide at Sorrento - walk to beach & village, linen included

With an enviable location just walking distance to Sorrento village and Sorrento back beach, this ...
The Views - entertainer's deck with bay views, linen included
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The Views - entertainer's deck with bay views, linen included

Located in the quiet surrounds of "Settlers Cove" and just moments to the Sorrento Sailing ...
Vision Ave - sweeping bay views, renovated + linen included
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Vision Ave - sweeping bay views, renovated + linen included

Recently renovated and updated, Vision Ave is set on an elevated block, providing the perfect ...

Sorrento holiday rentals

Looking for the perfect holiday house for your next Sorrento getaway? Coast & Country has a range of Sorrento holiday properties to suit your needs. We offer accommodation on the Mornington Peninsula for large groups, couples and families. You’ll find Sorrento accommodation that offers:

  • Beachfront views
  • Tennis courts
  • Verandas with al fresco dining
  • BBQ facilities
  • Modern kitchens

Some of our Sorrento properties are pet friendly but must be arranged prior to booking.

Luxury Sorrento accommodation

Are you celebrating a special event, or just want to treat yourself? Coast & Country Getaways offers stunning luxury accommodation to suit your needs, whether you’re looking for:

  • Views
  • a Swimming pool
  • Spa
  • King beds
  • Newly renovated properties
  • Heritage-listed properties

You can find it with Coast & Country Getaways.

History of Sorrento

Sorrento is believed to be the first European settlement in Victoria, discovered in 1803. George Coppin developed the area as a tourist destination for the rich and famous during the 1870’s. This historic township on the Mornington Peninsula is very picturesque, and has some of the oldest and highest limestone buildings in Australia.

How to get to Sorrento

Sorrento is only 90 minutes from the Melbourne CBD, it’s an easy drive by car, providing a relaxing weekend getaway for people who reside in Melbourne and surrounding areas.

If you are travelling by public transport, you can catch a train to Frankston and then change to a bus which will take you to Sorrento.

A more scenic way of getting to Sorrento is catching the ferry from Queenscliff. The journey takes 40 minutes and you’ll see some spectacular coastal scenery, and if you’re lucky you might even spot a dolphin!

Fun things to do outdoors around Sorrento

If you’re looking for some fresh air and adventure, there’s plenty of things to do in Sorrento including:

  • Sailing
  • Hiking
  • Snorkelling
  • Swimming
  • Surfing
  • Fishing
  • Diving

And much more!

There’s plenty of tours you can book that will take you out into Port Phillip Bay where you can go swimming, diving and snorkelling. Swimming with dolphins and seals is a popular activity on the Mornington Peninsula.

For those of you that are looking for a good walking trail, here are a few to check out:

  • Sorrento-Portsea Artists’ Trail
  • Diamond Bay
  • Millionaire’s Walk
  • Back Beach Coastal Walk
  • Sorrento Historic Walk

Where to eat in Sorrento

Melbourne is famous for its cafes and restaurants, even venturing out into smaller towns in Victoria you can find fabulous food and delicious wine. Mornington Peninsula is home to some of Australia’s best wineries and breweries, including the Sorrento Brewhouse where you can try a selection of local beers.

Sorrento has a huge array of restaurants and cafes. Take a stroll along the main street where you’ll find casual dining options or more upmarket eateries dotted along the shopping strip. There’s plenty of options to suit everyone’s budget and taste.

Where to shop in Sorrento

The Ocean Beach Road in Sorrento is lined with interesting and eclectic shops, boutiques and galleries. Whether you’re looking for a special memento to remember your trip, something to take back to the city or to wear at the beach, there are plenty of enticing shopping options in Sorrento. While there is a market for people with expensive taste in this area, you can still find more affordable options if you’re on a budget.