Destination guide

Book a vacation rental for your French Island getaway

Learn about the unique charm of French Island with a stay in a private vacation home. This city has something for everyone. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around French Island

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that French Island has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Churchill Island Heritage Farm (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Purple Hen Winery (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Penguin Parade (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • Stonier Winery (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
  • Paradigm Hill (16.3 mi / 26.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of French Island

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, French Island is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Phillip Island Nature Park (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Cowes Beach (9.5 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Rm Hooper Oval (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Karrawingi Park (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
  • Redhill Recreation Reserve (20.5 mi / 33 km)
  • Mornington Park (22.7 mi / 36.5 km)

Where to stay around French Island?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,312 holiday lettings near French Island. From 1,104 Houses to 100 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover French Island area.

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

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

  • Nar Nar Goon Station: 130 holiday lettings
  • Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit: 1,781 holiday lettings
  • Melbourne Crib Point Station: 2,314 holiday lettings
  • Phillip Island Ferry Dock: 2,088 holiday lettings
  • Inlet Beach: 555 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around French Island 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 French Island?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,104 Houses in French Island. Our other popular types of French Island holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 100 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 29 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 French Island?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 84 holiday homes with pool available in French Island. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.