Destination guide

Travel to friendly Brighton

Enjoy the churches and other features of Brighton. Travelers like the beaches, cafés and shopping in this welcoming and relaxing city. St. Kilda Beach and Melbourne Cricket Ground 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 Brighton

Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Brighton a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • SEA LIFE Melbourne (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Melbourne Zoo (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • St. Kilda Sea Baths (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • St Kilda Pier (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Albert Park Golf Course (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Royal Melbourne Golf Club (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Brighton

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, February, January, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 78°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Brighton

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Brighton. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • St. Kilda Beach (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Luna Park (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Brighton Beach (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Green Point (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Elwood Beach (1.6 mi / 2.7 km)
Transport

Transportation options to and around Brighton

The nearest airport is in Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), located 13.6 mi (21.9 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), which is 18.3 mi (29.5 km) away.

It's easy to get around Brighton by catching a ride on the metro at Middle Brighton Station, North Brighton Station or Brighton Beach Station.

Where to stay around Brighton?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,016 holiday lettings near Brighton. From 344 Houses to 1,515 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 Brighton is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Rod Laver Arena: 2,255 holiday lettings
  • Elwood Beach: 2,275 holiday lettings
  • Fawkner Memorial Park: 2,195 holiday lettings
  • University of Melbourne: 2,250 holiday lettings
  • Box Hill Hospital: 2,363 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Brighton 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 Brighton?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 344 Houses in Brighton. Our other popular types of Brighton holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,515 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 10 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 14 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Brighton?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 648 holiday homes with pool available in Brighton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.