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20 Breathtaking Margaret River Airbnbs To Book In 2022

By Claire Logan
5th Sep 2022

Planning your next South West escape to our fave wine region? Well, you’ve no doubt been left with the tough job of scrolling through pages and pages of Margaret River Airbnbs trying to find that perfect escape.

We thought we’d make things a little easier and have done some of the digging for you. Here are some of the best Margaret River Airbnbs to book right now.

Barn Haus

We cannot get over how cute this Margaret River cottage stay is. Just picture long, lazy afternoons drinking your Margaret river spoils under the vine-clad patio, picking veggies from the garden and playing lawn games on the sprawling grass. Followed up by cosy nights on the couch with a few board games or stargazing around the outdoor fire. Need we say more? Book here.

Barn Haus airbnb in Margaret River

The Deck

This quaint three bedroom cottage is located between Margaret River's pristine beaches and all the goodies in town, so it's the perfect spot for exploring the region. We're big fans of the potbelly fire and  laidback decor inside—just think: coastal cool meets Australiana—but the real hero here is the gorgeous deck that looks out across the two and half acre property. Throw on vinos and a cheeseboard, and you're done. Book here.

Berms And Barrels

If you're coming to Margs more for the adventure rather than wine, this sleek, minimal three bedroom home has been designed just for you. There's loads of parking space, a garage to park your surfboards and/or mountain bikes and an outdoor shower that'll go down a treat after a day on the surf. It's also super close to the main strip so yes, you can still make it to Margaret River Brewhouse in time for some sundowner pints and a bowl of chippies after a day out exploring. Book here.

Berms And Barrels Airbnb in Margaret River

Bella Retreat

From one great to deck to another. Bella Retreat's beautiful outdoor patio is surrounded by 13 acres of jarrah and redgum trees, so it very much feels like you're hidden deep in the forest here. In reality, you're actually only a short drive from award-winning wineries like Xanadu, Voyager and Leeuwin Estate, five minutes from town and ten minutes from the beach. How convenient. Book here.

Studio Jungalow

This architecturally designed two bedroom apartment is the ultimate Margaret River small stay. Kitted out with local timber, polished concrete floors, lush indoor plants and loads of natural light, the unique 60m2 home is big on coastal vibes and just a short drive from everything in Margs. With one queen bed and a single bed (with extra floor mattress), we reckon this is a great one for young families or maybe just a couples getaway with that one friend who always seems to third wheel. Book here.

Studio Jungalow Airbnb in Margaret River

Kanangra

It's all about the dreamy sunset views here at Kanangra—a modern, solar-passive retreat with jaw-dropping vistas north of the Margaret River Valley and Naturaliste National Park. With nine comfy beds, a fireplace and a well-stocked kitchen, you can bring the whole crew down to this Margs stay. Book here.

Mr Smith's Straw Bale Cottage

Chasing a couples retreat with character? Mr Smith's Straw Bale Cottage will tick all the boxes. The vibe is artistic, light and inviting with a plush blue velvet couch to curl up on and private garden to soak up some vinos in the sunshine. The owners live next door, so keep an eye out for their friendly English staffy, Annie—she's figured out she can score some extra cuddles if she comes down to visit guests. Book here.

Mr Smith Straw Bale Cottage Airbnb in Margaret River

Spacious & Cozy Townhouse

If you want to be able to zip over to Margaret River Bakery in the morning and walk home safely after a few pints at Settlers at night, this renovated character townhouse just five minutes stroll from town has you covered. With beautiful high ceilings, luxe leather lounges, an outdoor courtyard and two bedrooms, it's perfect for a girls weekend or couples getaway. Book here.

Margaret River Bungalows

You can stay right in the heart of Margaret River at this super modern and minimalistic Airbnb. The Bungalow is a short walk from the main Margaret River strip on Bussell Highway where you can enjoy delicious food from the bakery or grab a pint down at The River. The Airbnb can fit up to six adults, posing two bathrooms and three bedrooms, and is fixed with all the amenities you’ll need. If you head down in the winter, you’ll be able to get all cosy with its indoor fireplace too. Book here.

Sea La Vie

Just a ten-minute drive to Prevelly, this Airbnb is a lush and modern stay fit for a romantic getaway with you and your loved one. Sea La Vie is surrounded by lush native bushland and is the perfect opportunity for you to relax and kick your feet up. You can easily step outside and journey out into the bush, or drive to the beach where you can soak up the sun, salt and sand. There’s even a chicken coup if you’re keen for farm fresh eggs in the mornings. Book here.

Ironstone Studio

You can’t beat the location of this semi-rural property, located just a five minute drive from Magaret River’s town centre and the beach. This escape has been beautifully designed and decorated to give the whole place a modern but extremely welcoming feel. With an incredible outdoor-dining area, we guarantee you’ll be parked up here with a few bottles of wine when you’re not lying by the beach or exploring the town. There’s also a chance you’ll be greeted by some friendly kangaroos outside your door. This Airbnb allows four guests with two beds and one bath. Book here.

Bussells Bushland Cottages

Just outside of Margaret River lies this isolated bushland oasis fit for those who enjoy an escape to nature. Located on a twenty-hectare ‘Land For Wildlife’ property, you can step outside and be greeted by walking trails through beautiful old trees, bird life and even a few Kangaroos. With two bedrooms and one bath, four guests are welcome at this Airbnb. And if you come back in winter, you’ll also be able to enjoy the toasty indoor fireplace. Book here.

Explorer’s Rest

When you think of a retreat, this Airbnb stay is what you should have in mind. An easy drive to Margaret River’s centre, you can guarantee this spot will be uber relaxing thanks not only to its handy location, but also to the beautifully designed interiors of this natural and earthy studio which will make you zen out immediately. The courtyard is perfect sized and very private so you can sit back and relax without worrying about being too loud after a few vinos. This stay is on the pricier side, but it’s a must if you’re looking for the ultimate relaxing getaway. Book here.

Seven Seas Villa

This modern, beachy villa is located just outside of the heart of Margaret River. A lovely getaway during the warmer months, this stay is fit with a pool and outdoor seating area so you can soak up the rays in the privacy of your new home away from home. Despite there not being a full kitchen, the hosts offer a couple of bikes so you can ride into town for your morning brekkie—sounds like the perfect excuse not to cook if you ask us. This stylish and cosy getaway sleeps up to three guests. Book here.

Lakeside Spa Apartment

With postcard worthy views of the lake and vineyard, this Lakeside Spa Apartment offers an exquisite European experience just outside of Cowaramup. Wine lovers will not only be thrilled to be holidaying in a vineyard, but with just a short drive to other wineries nearby, you’re pretty much in wine heaven. If vino isn’t really your thing, fear not. The sheer bliss of the location and views, as well as having your own hot tub, we think you’ll enjoy your time just fine. Book here.

Maison du Lac

If you’re heading on a girls (or guys!) trip and you’re willing to splash a little extra cash, Maison du Lac is the perfect spot for you and your besties. Plus, you can also splash around in the beautiful lake that surrounds the property. Sleeping eight, this split-level architectural delight is located on the edge of the forest only 400m from town, and it peacefully perches over its own private stretch of lake. Boasting three stunning, spacious bedrooms and a light-filled living area that opens out onto a cosy deck (and those incredible views), it’s hard not to imagine making this your home base for your next adventure down south. Book here.

Villa Salt

Villa Salt in Gnarabup is all things luxurious and tropical, from its stone outdoor bath right down to its coastal, leafy kitchenette. Each room in this snug beachside stay has been so thoughtfully styled, they look like they’ve been pulled straight out of Pinterest. And we might have to warn you, both of those king-size beds look so comfy you might not ever be able to leave them—but why should you have to? Book here.

Redgate Sidings

Just a short drive from Margaret River you'll find Redgate Sidings, a light and airy home built around a 1910 train carriage and surrounded by a lush karri tree forest. With four bedrooms and plenty of living space to spread out in, it's great for a group getaway—especially when you take into account the large deck, bbq and basketball hoop. Book here.

River Blue

We've said it before and we'll say it again... We. Love. Outdoor. Baths. This one, in particular, feels super special thanks to the insane views of rolling hills and the picturesque river. But beyond providing a beaut bath moment, River Blue also scores bonus points for its contemporary interiors—think polished concrete floor and bespoke timber cabinetry—and sustainable straw bale construction. It's basically like stepping into a cool design magazine for a weekend. Book here.

Simla Retreat

Perfect for a romantic getaway, Simla Retreat gets bonus points from us for the fact it's located on a lush 40-acre forest with its very own Wellbeing Studio. There are a few private chalets to choose from, all are decked out with the mod cons you need and dangerously close to that Wellbeing Studio where you can go town on massages, yoga and meditation. Book here.

While you're down there, why not try 50 of the best things to do in Margaret River?

Image Credit: Maison du Lac, Barn Haus, Studio Jungalow, Berms And Barrels, Mr Smith's Straw Bale Cottage, Margaret River Bungalows, Ironstone Studios, Explorer's Rest, Lakeside Spa Apartments, Maison Du Lac, Redgate Sidings, River Blue

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