Destination guide

Head to the charming city of Glenelg

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Glenelg. This romantic and welcoming city entices travelers with its shopping and restaurants. Brighton Beach and Adelaide Central Market are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Glenelg

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Glenelg a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • The Beachhouse (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • SA Aquatic and Leisure Centre (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • North Adelaide Golf Course (6.4 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Carclew Youth Arts Center (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Adelaide Zoo (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Adelaide Aquatic Centre (7 mi / 11.2 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Glenelg

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, January, February, December and March are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 85°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Glenelg

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Glenelg. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Brighton Beach (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Adelaide Botanic Gardens (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Glenelg Beach (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • West Beach (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Henley Beach (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Veale Gardens (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
Transport

Traveling to and around Glenelg

The nearest airport is in Adelaide, SA (ADL), located 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Glenelg?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 619 holiday lettings near Glenelg. From 228 Houses to 253 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Glenelg is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Glenelg?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Glenelg. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Glenelg Jetty: 854 holiday lettings
  • Bay Discovery Centre: 848 holiday lettings
  • The Beachhouse: 859 holiday lettings
  • Glenelg Beach: 856 holiday lettings
  • Henley Beach: 791 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Glenelg listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Glenelg?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 228 Houses in Glenelg. Our other popular types of Glenelg holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 253 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 60 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 40 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Glenelg?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 90 holiday homes with pool available in Glenelg. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.