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 in Mornington Peninsula for large groups, couples and families. You’ll find Sorrento accommodation that offers:
– Beachfront views
– Tennis courts
– Veranda with al fresco dining
– BBQ facilities
– Modern kitchens
Some of our Sorrento properties are pet friendly but must be arranged prior to booking. There is also an additional cleaning charge of $80.
Luxury Sorrento accommodation
If you’re celebrating a special event or just want to treat yourself, Coast & Country offers luxury accommodation. Whether you’re looking for a:
– Swimming pool
– King bed
– Newly renovated property
– Heritage-listed property
You can find it with Coast & Country.
History and location 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. You’ll find some of the oldest and highest limestone buildings in Australia, in this historic township on the Mornington Peninsula. Only 90 minutes from the Melbourne CBD, it’s a relaxing weekend getaway for people who reside in Melbourne.
How to get to Sorrento
From the Melbourne CBD to Sorrento it takes approximately 1 hour 30 minutes, and is a total of 108 km.
If you are travelling by public transport, you’ll have to catch a train to Frankston Railway Station 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, even spot a dolphin!
Fun things to do outdoors around Sorrento
If you’re looking for some fresh air, then there’s plenty of things to do in Sorrento including:
And much more.
There’s plenty of tours you can book too that will take you out into Port Phillip Bay where you can go swimming and snorkelling. Swimming with dolphins and seals is a popular activity in Mornington Peninsula.
For those that are looking for a good walking trail. Here are just a few that you should 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, but even in smaller towns in Victoria you’ll be able to find a good feed and a decent drop. Mornington Peninsula is home to some of Australia’s best wineries so you won’t go thirsty. If you prefer the frothy stuff, head to Sorrento Brewhouse to try some local beers.
In Sorrento itself, you’ll find a huge array of eating options by taking a short stroll down Ocean Beach Road. Whether you’re looking for casual dining or somewhere a little bit more upmarket, there’s plenty of options to suit everyone’s budget and type of cuisine.
Where to shop in Sorrento
You’ll find plenty of shopping options along Ocean Beach Road in Sorrento. Whether you’re looking for something to take back to the city or wear at the beach, there are plenty of shopping options in Sorrento. While there is a big market for people with expensive taste in this area, you can still find cheaper options if you’re on a budget.