Destination guide

The adventurous area of Lara awaits your stay

The area's history and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Lara. One of the city's many top draws is its parks. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Lara

Are you searching for attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Lara has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Serendip Sanctuary (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Waterworld (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Mt Rothwell Biodiversity Interpretation Centre (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Geelong Golf Course (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Saint Regis Winery (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Adventure Park Geelong (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Lara

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Lara is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Serendip Sanctuary (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • You Yangs Regional Park (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Rippleside Park (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Steampacket Gardens (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Geelong Botanical Gardens (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Fairy Park (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)

How to get to and around Lara

The nearest airport is in Melbourne, VIC (AVV-Avalon), located 3.7 mi (5.9 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), which is 32.9 mi (53 km) away.

Where to stay around Lara?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 48 holiday lettings near Lara. From 20 Houses to 3 Bungalows, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Lara for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Lara?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 20 Houses in Lara. Our other popular types of Lara holiday rentals include:

  • Bungalows: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 3 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 internet/wifi in Lara?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 33 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Lara. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.