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Overview of Cowes Retreat - Holiday House

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3 bedrooms, iron/ironing board
TV, DVD player, stereo
TV, DVD player, stereo
TV, DVD player, stereo

Cowes Retreat - Holiday House

4.6/5 Wonderful

Popular amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet-friendly
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Outdoor Space

Explore the area

    Popular LocationCowes Beach5 min walk
    Popular LocationPhillip Island Ferry Dock13 min walk
    Popular LocationSilverleaves Beach18 min walk

Space details

3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, sleeps 6
Bedroom 1
    1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
    1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
    2 single beds
Bathroom 1

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Cowes Retreat - Holiday House

Romantic holiday home in Cowes
Cowes Retreat is a beautifully furnished, bright, airy house only a 5 minute walk to beach and Main Street Cowes. Your furry family members are most welcome to come and enjoy your holidays with you at Cowes Retreat.

We also offer an early check in of 10am and a late check out of 4pm wherever possible (subject to availability)!
Our house is fully fenced and has high gates so it is very safe and private for your children and pets.

Secure parking behind high, private gates for cars, motorcycles and boats.

Cowes Retreat is the perfect place for your weekend getaway - ideal for family, friends and couples.
Our house is only a 5 minutes walk to the beautiful Westernport Bay beach where the sunsets and sunrises are incredible to watch! Its also only a 5 min walk to the lively town centre of Cowes with restaurants, cafes, shopping and supermarkets.
Wake up in the morning and enjoy your beach walk before breakfast, or have a BBQ in the evening with your friends. Modern furnishings and fixtures guarantees you will be back again.

The places to visit and things to do on the island are endless but the one everyone comes to the Island for is the Penguin Parade - this is not to be missed!! There is something for everyone. You could hire a bike or enjoy a stroll along the beach. Kids can enjoy Amaze N Things, mini golf, bowling, Go Karts at the GP track and visit Seal Rocks where up to 6000 fur seals hang out. Adults can enjoy a round of golf, tennis, bowling or take a cruise around the island. There are Art & Craft shops and Souvenir shops to visit. While you are there why not visit the Pyramid Rocks, Conservation Hill & Rhyll Inlet, Churchill Island, Sawn Lake or Forest Caves.



Bedroom 1 - 1 Queen bed
Bedroom 2 - 1 Queen bed
Bedroom 3 - 2 x Single beds

We provide doonas with covers, pillows and a tea towel, so you'll only need to bring your own top and bottom sheets, pillowcases, bath towels and bath mat. Linen can be provided for $25/bed. For our Australian Moto GP booking, we provide full linen for all beds.
*Block out dates apply
Air-conditioned accommodation at this holiday home offers DVD players and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to patios. Kitchens offer fridges, hobs, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils. Bathrooms include a shower and hairdryers.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property manager

Sharon Matthews

Property amenities


  • Beach sunloungers

Parking and transport

  • Car not required


  • Fridge
  • Hob
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Electric kettle
  • Toaster
  • Spices


  • Dining table


  • 3 bedrooms


  • 1 bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet paper
  • Soap


  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo

Outdoor areas

  • Patio
  • Fenced garden
  • Barbecue
  • Garden
  • Outdoor furniture


  • Washing machine and dryer


  • Air conditioning
  • Heating


  • Pet friendly


  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Iron/ironing board

Location highlights

  • Near the sea
  • In the city centre
  • Near the bay

Things to do

  • Golf nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Swimming nearby
  • Whale watching nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Wildlife and game walks nearby
  • Theme parks nearby
  • Winery tours nearby

Safety features

  • Smoke detector


  • Sleeps 6



Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions; you will also receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, which will enable you to manage your booking


Pets are allowed
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

We should mention

Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
A car is not required for transport to and from this property

Property is also known as

Cowes Retreat Holiday House
Cowes Retreat Holiday
Cowes Retreat House Cowes
Cowes Retreat - Holiday House Cowes
Cowes Retreat - Holiday House Private vacation home
Cowes Retreat - Holiday House Private vacation home Cowes

About this area


Located in Cowes, this holiday home is in the city centre and by the sea. Phillip Island Ferry Dock and Phillip Island Winery are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those looking for area attractions can visit Phillip Island Wildlife Park and Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit. Penguin Parade and Nobbies Centre are also worth visiting. Kayaking, windsurfing and power boating offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with cycling nearby.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Cowes Beach - 5 min walk
  • Phillip Island Ferry Dock - 13 min walk
  • Silverleaves Beach - 18 min walk
  • Phillip Island Wildlife Park - 3 min drive
  • Sandy Point - 101 min drive

Getting around

  • Melbourne Baxter Station - 73 min drive


  • Cowes General Store - 6 min walk
  • Cheeky Goose Cafe - 9 min walk
  • Island Whole Foods - 10 min walk
  • Jessies Pizza - 10 min walk
  • Youki's Japanese Take Away - 11 min walk

Frequently asked questions

Rating 5 - Excellent. 5 out of 8 reviews
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5/5 Excellent

Wonderful Stay
Great location and lovely house. Wished we had of booked it for longer.

5/5 Excellent

Great weekend away
A very enjoyable weekend with the house ticking a lot of boxes- comfortable, good position (short walking distance to Cowes shops & beach) and safe for our pups. Also, very easy & friendly communication & checking in process.

5/5 Excellent

Great place
Lovely place to stay we look forward to visiting again

5/5 Excellent

Kids friendly and good location
We enjoyed our stay with two kids. The host was very helpful with good communication and smoth/easy check in-out.

5/5 Excellent

Convenient, clean and affordable
The owner was friendly. The place was clean accessible and conveniently located, 5 mins walk to the beach, restaurants and other essentials. Will go back again!