Located in the far south-eastern corner of South Australia, the Limestone Coast is one of the state’s most fascinating and varied regions. With the state’s second-largest city, the intriguing Mount Gambier, alongside world-class wineries, endless sandy beaches, gorgeous bushlands, and South Australia’s only UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Limestone Coast has a surprising amount to offer for the discerning traveller.
As is frequently the case, the Limestone Coast has many great Airbnb accommodation options to choose from. Whether you’re interested in luxury eco resorts, homely bed & breakfasts, glamping, or even something totally unique, there’s plenty of choices for Airbnb Limestone Coast accommodation. Let’s check out some of the highlights.
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The quaint and historic seaside town of Robe is one of the most appealing spots along the entire Limestone Coast. It’s among the oldest towns in South Australia, and has plenty to offer visitors. With great beaches and a laid-back vibe, Robe is a fantastic gateway to the wider Limestone Coast region. As you’d expect, Robe accommodation comes in all shapes and sizes, and there’s some great Robe Airbnbs.
Located right in the heart of Robe, Lucy’s Cottage is a brand new building constructed in 2018. Built from local sandstone and with stylish modern fittings throughout, the cottage is conveniently located just 100 metres from Front Beach, and only a couple of minutes walk from shops, cafes, restaurants, and of course, the pub! Lucy’s Cottage has two bedrooms, each with its own bathroom, and space for up to four guests – perfect for family getaways and the perfect Airbnb Robe accommodation.
Inside, you’ll find a fireplace, TV, fully equipped kitchen and laundry, wifi, and air conditioning. Outside, there’s a lovely private courtyard, with a sheltered outdoor dining space and a barbecue as well – perfect for enjoying those warm summer nights.
The Stables is a cosy and historic cottage, located in the centre of Robe. As the name suggests, the building is a former stable that’s been fully converted into a modern guest house with a beautiful blend of character and comfort. Just near the centre of town, with shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs only minutes away, it’s still very quiet and private inside, thanks to very thick stone walls. With a generous king-sized bedroom, The Stables is a fantastic spot for a couples getaway.
It comes fully equipped with air conditioning, a full kitchen, coffee maker, a smart TV, and a private outdoor patio as well. It’s definitely one of the best Robe Airbnb choices.
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A bit further down the coast from Robe, is the small town of Beachport. Equal parts beautiful and idyllic, with sandstone buildings and a long jetty, Beachport is a fantastic spot for relaxing and enjoying the beautiful Limestone Coast. Highlights in Beachport include swimming, fishing, kayaking, bushwalking, and exploring the town’s surprisingly large collection of outdoor sculptures. So, let’s have a look at this amazing Beachport Airbnb accommodation.
The Shouse - Durant's Lookout
Located on a hill above the town of Beachport, The Shouse (short for shed-house) is a beautiful modern space that’s perfect for a family getaway. With fantastic panoramic views of the ocean and nearby coastline, this unique Airbnb is built over two storeys and has an engaging, modern industrial feel. The Shouse includes two queen-sized bedrooms, perfect for a family holiday at the beach.
Inside, you’ll find a fully equipped kitchen, comfortable lounge and dining area, wifi, TV, an indoor fireplace, and a coffee maker. Outside, there’s a generous patio complete with barbecue, and a large garden too – big enough for a game of backyard cricket! Anyone looking for Airbnb Beachport accommodation would do well to strongly consider the Shouse.
Airbnb Mount Gambier
As the second-largest town in South Australia, Mount Gambier is a fascinating and under-rated place to visit. Built on the slopes of an extinct volcano, the town is renowned for its impressive gardens, decorated sinkholes, and of course the incredible Blue Lake. There’s plenty of Mount Gambier accommodation options, including many great Airbnbs, so let’s have a look at some of the best Airbnb Mount Gambier stays.
Kennedy Executive Townhouse
If you’re looking for a luxurious modern Mount Gambier Airbnb, it’s hard to beat the Kennedy Executive Townhouse. Located on the town’s north-eastern fringe, in a secure and peaceful neighbourhood, this townhouse is brand new and fitted out with stylish modern fittings and furniture. With three bedrooms, three bathrooms and space for up to eight guests, it’s a perfect spot for larger families or small group holidays.
It comes complete with panoramic views, air conditioning, wifi, smart TVs, Netflix, a fully-equipped kitchen and laundry, coffee maker, off-street parking, and a gas log fireplace. There’s also large electric recliners for those in search of serious relaxation!
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Old Gaol - Double Bed "Cell"
One of the great advantages of Airbnb is the endless variety of quirky, unusual accommodation. And The Old Gaol Mt Gambier Airbnb accommodation is certainly unique! As the name suggests, this Airbnb is a repurposed prison cell from Mount Gambier’s historic gaol.
All of the “cells” have been thoroughly modernised and decorated into cosy rooms, featuring a double-bed, electric blanket, linen and towels. Each cell also comes with an en-suite toilet and sink. Shared bathroom and kitchen facilities are available, and the kitchens are all fully equipped with appliances and utensils. The Old Gaol might not have all the luxury touches of other accommodation, but it’s certainly an unusual place to stay – and much more comfortable now than for the previous occupants!
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The small town of Naracoorte is a quaint and relaxed little spot. Located about 100 kilometres north of Mount Gambier, it serves as the hub and jumping-off point for the wider Naracoorte region. Nearby you’ll find Naracoorte Caves National Park, South Australia’s only UNESCO World Heritage Site, where caves packed with ancient extinct fossils provide an amazing glimpse into the past. For staying in the area, there’s some excellent Airbnb Naracoorte accommodation choices.
The Tuck Shop B&B
Located just a few minutes from the centre of town, The Tuck Shop B&B is a cute and historic guest suite. Formerly the school tuck shop (an Australian phrase for cafeteria), the Tuck Shop has been fully renovated and modernised, while still maintaining its historic exterior. A comfortable queen bed and separate bathroom provide space for two guests, while an additional two guests can sleep on a pull-out sofa bed (extra charge applies), making it a perfect Naracoorte Airbnb.
Inside, you’ll find a fully equipped kitchen, laundry, air conditioning, and supplies for a continental breakfast. There’s also a private outdoor deck, complete with furniture and a barbecue for those warm summer nights.
Loveday Cottage is situated right in the heart of Naracoorte, and offers a comfortable and appealing stay in historic surroundings. The cottage itself dates back to the 1920s, but has been fully restored and updated to modern standards. With bright white walls and furnishings, and beautiful polished floorboards, Loveday Cottage is a wonderful place to spend a night (or several!) while exploring the area.
The cottage itself has two comfortable bedrooms that can accommodate up to three guests – perfect for a couple or small family. Inside, you’ll find air conditioning, a full kitchen with breakfast supplies, original wood fireplace, laundry facilities, a smart TV, and wifi. Loveday Cottage is surrounded by gardens, with plenty of shady trees for relaxing under. There’s also a barbecue area complete with a grill and outdoor dining set.
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Glamping Limestone Coast Airbnbs
“Glamping”, or glamorous camping, has increased dramatically in popularity over recent years. The perfect compromise between those wanting stylish, comfortable and luxurious accommodation while still retaining the feel and atmosphere of camping, glamping provides the benefits of a hotel room alongside the down-to-earthness of camping. And you don’t even have to set up your own tent! If you’re looking to try it out, there’s some excellent Limestone Coast glamping opportunities.
Bellwether Winery Glamping
Located in the spectacular Coonawarra wine region of the Limestone Coast, this cosy and chic glamping tent ticks all the boxes for Coonawarra glamping. The large fixed bell tent contains a queen-sized cast iron bed and a thermal woollen quilt for chilly winter nights, and it sits on six hectares of the beautiful Bellwether winery. The campground also has a communal fireplace, barbecue area, laundry, communal bathrooms, and a produce garden too. And of course the common area is fully equipped with kitchen facilities and plenty of power outlets making it a perfect Airbnb Coonawarra accommodation option.
And best of all – since you’re on the grounds of a winery, you can join a six course degustation meal with the winemaker and chef, including a complimentary bottle of the vineyard’s own wine!
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Luxury Glamping Bell Tent by Pine Country
This beautiful glamping tent is located on the grounds of Pine Country Caravan Park, just south of Mount Gambier. With fantastic farmland views and just a stone’s throw from the incredible Blue Lake, Pine Country is a great spot for your glamping experience. Each of their fixed bell tents are kitted out with a queen-size mattress and electric blanket, plus a coffee machine, a small fridge, microwave, kettle, and all necessary cutlery and crockery.
The campground also has a full camp kitchen, plus a comfortable amenities block. If you’re looking for glamping Limestone Coast options, Pine Country is definitely one of the most appealing.
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Located just a few kilometres from Mount Gambier, this comfortable and attractive glamping tent sits among four acres of farmland. It features top notch styling and homely touches, which are sure to make your stay extra comfortable. The tent has a queen sized mattress, heating, power, side tables, and of course the all-important fairy lights for a truly magical setting! Breakfast supplies and kitchenware are available in the nearby guesthouse, along with your own private ensuite bathroom (just two minutes’ walk from your tent).
It’s the perfect glamping experience – getting in touch with nature, but still with the comforts of home!
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