Rediscover your own backyard with these top ten close-to-home getaways from Aabode.com.
We could all use a weekend getaway, right? While summer might be coming to a close, there are still plenty of top-notch destinations to escape to this month. The best bit? You’ll only need to jump in a car to get there.
When we’re booking a weekend away, we’re all looking for a place that feels like home. That’s what the crew from Aabode.com specialise in. This Australian-owner holiday accommodation platform is disrupting the private holiday rental market, offering super transparent and lower fees than some of the big global competitors.
And for owners, Aabode.com helps to ensure their property is seen online by managing their digital marketing and SEO on their behalf to ensure their property gets snapped up and booked more often.
If you’re looking to book through Aabode.com, expect a seamless, easy-to-use platform with tonnes of trusted and verified properties available to book. And there are zero hidden fees, with over 5,000 properties ready to book across Australia, New Zealand, and beyond.
Not sure where to start? We’re rounded up eight of our must-book spots within just a few hour’s drive from Sydney.
Arohanui Boutique Cottage, Katoomba
Experience this quintessential mountains cottage, located just a 5-minute stroll from the famous Three Sisters and only 15 minutes from the centre of Katoomba. Kick back with a glass of wine on their back deck, watch the wildlife stroll by or curl up inside in front of the fire. Find out more here.
Beachfront at Avoca North
Just a short drive north of Sydney you’ll find this stunning beachfront property. With a brand new kitchen, fireplace, private deck, and beach-front location, you’ll never want to leave this coastal escape. Find out more here.
Gum Leaf Cabin Carawirry, Hunter Valley
Head to this luxe eco wilderness cabin in the heart of the Hunter Valley for a relaxing overnight escape. Set deep within nature but still offering modern amenities (including massages on-demand), you won’t want to miss this spot. Find out more here.
Kookawood, Blue Mountains
Step back in time at this escape in the Blue Mountains. This unique property has been built using recycled windows, doors, and bridge beams to give it a rustic look. Plus, you can’t miss this amazing outdoor bath overlooking the Blue Mountains. Find out more here.
Lakeside at Copacabana
Set just footsteps from the lake and an easy stroll to the beach, this Central Coast property is perfect for a relaxed holiday by the water. You can even take advantage of their kayaks which are free to use. Find out more here.
Mitchell Parade, Mollymook
Escape down the coast to this stunning waterfront property in Mollymook. Quietly hidden yet just a short walk from the beach, enjoy sunset drinks on the deck or capture the morning sunrise at this luxe beachfront spot. Find out more here.
Omaroo, Kangaroo Valley
Looking for a stunning architect-designed home with mountain and escarpment views? You’ve found it. This stunning contemporary home offers a gourmet kitchen, open fire and floor to ceiling glass doors opening on to a large deck (and swimming pool). FInd out more here.
Skillion Views, Terrigal
This luxe property is an easy walk from the beach, boutiques, and dining spots of Terrigal on the Central Coast. With panoramic ocean views, a rooftop terrace, sleek furnishings, and an unbeatable location, this is a perfect beach retreat for couples. Find out more here.