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Summer Holidays Sorted: 7 Luxury Beach Houses at the Top of Our Wish List

From plunge pools to luxury interiors and just a stone's throw from the ocean - these luxury beach houses are on another level. So, which one will you be booking?

Alma at Shoal Bay
Alma at Shoal Bay

We've partnered with Belle Property Escapes to bring you this comprehensive edit of luxury beach houses to book this summer.

Holidays are a quintessential part of the Australian summer. More often than not, many of our core memories will occur during the Aussie summer. Your first taste of mango, spending hours in the surf, building sandcastles, and slow afternoons after a long stint at the beach...

And the key to an unforgettable summer holiday (aside from sourcing the sweetest, ripest mangoes, of course) all lies in finding the perfect luxury beach house within which to relax, indulge and unwind. 

Whether you're heading away with a large family group or enjoying an adults-only escape, we've done all the leg work for you and teamed up with Belle Property Escapes to bring you our top picks of beach houses. So get ready to lap up the lifestyle that only true beachfront accommodation can deliver in this all-encompassing edit. 

Vacation Mode Hinterland Home, Ballina, NSW

Make yourself at home in this luxurious yet relaxed coastal retreat, perfectly elevated to welcome you to clock off from the outside world and immerse yourself in the spectacular sights of the surrounding Ballina hinterland. 

Reminiscent of a well-spent Australian summer holiday, this serene estate promises blissful memories of long lunches out on the large alfresco area, entire afternoons spent lazing by the pool, playing rounds of billiards in the games room, and movie nights in the cinema room.

Sleeps 10 guests, 5 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms

Uralba, NSW


Boulders Beach Retreat, Lennox Head, NSW

Privately positioned minutes from Lennox Head Village and surfing breaks, this modern, sprawling home is the perfect getaway for families or large groups that want the best of lifestyle living. The main home has a striking façade similar to an American barn home, with all bedrooms upstairs and entertainment downstairs. Accommodation features all double-sized rooms with built-in wardrobes. 

The main bedroom features a lavish en-suite bathroom and a private balcony to enjoy sunsets and champagne. The vast open-plan living, dining and kitchen area flows seamlessly out to your paved alfresco entertaining area that overlooks the large in-ground pool. There is a gourmet chef's kitchen, a huge island bench, integrated appliances and a butler’s pantry, perfect for entertaining and making yourself at home.

Sleeps 14 guests, 6 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms 

Lennox Head, NSW


Soul Beach House, Jervis Bay, NSW

Positioned on the beach side of Elizabeth Drive, Vincentia, you are a stone’s throw from the breathtaking Collingwood Beach, Jervis Bay bike path, and Moona Creek. It is in a prime position to explore this spectacular region's wonders. This beachcomber-style home is perfect for families. It's also pet-friendly and has everything you need to enjoy an unforgettable getaway.

This two-story home offers a beautiful space for up to 10 guests to enjoy. Upstairs, you can relax in the spacious open-plan living and dining areas, which spill onto the generous alfresco. Picture yourself with your favourite chilled beverage and grazing board whilst enjoying the calming sea breeze and soft lull of water meeting sand just an earshot away.

Sleeps 12 guests, 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 car spaces

Vincentia, NSW


Paradise on the Beach, Somerton Park, SA

This luxurious, modern apartment boasts an enviable location right on the beach with expansive views overlooking the ocean. Perfectly positioned between the lively beachside suburbs of Glenelg and Brighton, offering countless shops, cafes and restaurants, this stunning property has all the central conveniences needed for a relaxing break.

It has two gorgeous and well-appointed bedrooms and two bathrooms and has its own private entrance, garden and private patio with a BBQ.

Sleeps 5 guests, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms

Somerton Park, SA


Trinity Beach Palace Luxury Estate, Trinity Beach, QLD

Perched on the edge of the Coral Sea with magnificent, uninterrupted views of the horizon, this unique high-end retreat is a showpiece of contemporary architectural design, delivering exceptional privacy, luxury, and security in the ultimate setting.

Encompassing an expansive interior space, the property comprises multiple formal and informal living and dining zones, a state-of-the-art kitchen, a library, a games room, a den, a fully equipped gymnasium, a sauna and five exquisitely appointed suites to accommodate up to ten people.

The palatial proportions and high-end finishes are complemented by the carefully curated furnishings and object d’art to inform a stylish, exotic décor. The external facilities are equally impressive for outdoor lounging and dining, featuring a 13-metre climate-controlled swimming pool with a timber deck, three bars and an outdoor kitchen. 

Sleeps 10 guests,  5 bedrooms. 6 bathrooms, 3 car spaces

Trinity Beach, QLD


Arlington Esplanade Clifton Beach, Cairns, QLD

This expansive two-level property sits right opposite the ocean at Clifton Beach. The open-plan living areas make the most of the aspect and provide a lovely space to relax, dine, or enjoy the views, and there’s a well-appointed designer kitchen with gas cooking. The sizeable undercover balcony on the lower level is ideal for entertaining, with a beautiful pool, sun loungers and a BBQ. 
The master bedroom features a gorgeous four-poster bed with an exceptional super-height King mattress to enjoy a front-row view of the ocean, an ensuite, and a private balcony with an outdoor setting and sun loungers.  With stunning views over the ocean, an abundance of space, and the ability to get your toes in the sand in seconds, this outstanding property is the perfect getaway for families or groups of friends looking for the ultimate beachfront escape.

Sleeps 8 guests, 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, 2 car spaces

Clifton Beach, QLD


Alma at Shoal Bay, NSW

Alma at Shoal Bay is a newly renovated coastal-style holiday home with more than a touch of luxury. Set with three bedrooms in the main house, an additional fully contained studio at the rear of the property, two bathrooms, an outdoor alfresco area and an inground pool, you'll leave here feeling relaxed and recharged. 

Alma is located on a peaceful street and is within walking distance to the heart of Shoal Bay, within a 10-minute walk to the crystal-clear waters and pure white sands of Shoal Bay.

The inground pool is brand-new, surrounded by the safety of a glass fence and pebbled landscaped gardens. From all angles, inside the rear of the property, you can enjoy a BBQ with a view of the sparkling blue water over the pool.

Shoal Bay, NSW

Sleep up to 8 guests, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 car spaces


Ready to book your ultimate summer vacay? Visit Belle Property Escapes to search these properties plus more luxury beach houses across Australia and book your next holiday now!

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