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:
- a Swimming pool
- 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:
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.