Area Info for your upcoming Dromana Holiday on Australia’s magnificent Mornington Peninsula
Dromana is nestled between the sparkling waters of the Bay and the foot of Arthurs Seat – the highest point on the Peninsula with truly breathtaking views. Dromana beach is famous for its colourful bathing boxes dotting the shore against a backdrop of native bushland over the hillside.
The boulevard is highlighted by a shopping strip with supermarket, boutique shops, local cafes, restaurants and bay views. While the foreshore offers the perfect spot for enjoying family days by the seaside, with public BBQs and facilities, playground, and popular fishing spots.
Dromana holiday rentals and holiday homes
Go Coastal vacation rentals are private, self contained entire home or apartment residences on the Southern Mornington Peninsula in Victoria, Australia. Whether its bay views, a private hot tub or swimming pool, alfresco dining with garden, air conditioning, modern luxury amenities or all of the above that you’re looking for, a Go Coastal Holiday rental can offer the perfect place in a fabulous location for your upcoming getaway.
Our holiday houses have all the essentials for a fun filled beach holiday: from a fantastic kitchen to comfy beds and luxury linen, family sized lounge rooms with fireplace and free internet access to keep everyone entertained.
Long Stay Accommodation:
Long stay accommodation available through Go Coastal in Dromana affords you time to settle in and fill your days at a leisurely pace. Give us a call to have a chat with us about our pricing options–the longer you stay the less you pay!
Working Holiday Accommodation:
Many Melbournites are leaving the rush of the city to escape into luxury and seaside charm while they work remotely. When searching Go Coastal for your next workation just add ‘desk’ to the available filters and peruse the options suitable for you. Choose from smart and comfy flats or breezy, lux holiday homes where you can go for a dip in the pool, play some golf on the weekend and treat yourselves to a meal at one of the Mornington Peninsula’s top restaurants.
Enjoy a monthly stays discount available through Go Coastal at our luxurious Dromana accommodation with comfortable beds, free WiFi, and all the amenities you might need for a comfortable and homely stay.
Dromana is the perfect place to hold a wedding and reception with plenty of luxury accommodation where guests can make a whole weekend of the celebration. Contact Go Coastal to organise group accommodation across several properties and enjoy a grouped stays discount!
Experience country living at its best when visiting Dromana. With Glass Blowing, Yoga Studios, Berry Picking, & Farm Fresh Cooking Classes, the estates around this area boast a plethora of fun and interesting activities. Explore Dromana Bushland Reserve and Foreshore beaches and pier. Nearby Safety Beach is the perfect holiday destination for families with kids or to simply enjoy a walk in fine weather.
Things to do in and around Dromana
Take a Gin Masterclass at Bass & Flinders Distillery where a range of high quality, artisanal gins, brandies and liqueurs are created, all with a loving nod to the local area and heritage. You’ll blend your own flavour of botanicals into a 500ml bottle of gin to take home and your creation will be kept on file so you can order a bottle whenever you please!
Jimmy Rum Distillery: take a tour and taste JimmyRum’s four original blends and rums from around the world while discussing the nuances of the flavour profiles – plus, there will be cheese and meat platters. After learning the ins and outs of rum distilling, you’ll blend your own and take home a 50ml bottle. They also host Tacos and Trivia every Thursday and Live Music Sessions on Sunday.
Hickinbotham Winery: run by 4th generation winemakers and educators, Hickinbotham is the perfect place to host weddings and events, enjoy live music, or feast at their superb restaurant.
Enjoy freshly brewed cider made form local apples at Mr Little Cider – a quaint and rustic bar with an incredibly crisp drop on tap.
Gluten Free Beer at last! Two Bays Brewery is the first totally gluten free brewery in the country, rated amongst the other top quality brewers across the Mornington Peninsula.
Domana Indoor Market: Discover the unexpected, antique, handmade and unique when you visit the Dromana Indoor Market. With ever-changing stalls, this market sees unusual and beautiful items every day, from upcycled furniture and local produce to jewellery, collectables and more.
Heronswood Garden: a property of historical significance built in 1864, boasting immaculately kept, and homestead surrounded by sprawling gardens. Sip tea at noon in the shade of the statuesque Moreton Bay Fig and treat your family and loved ones to any of the organic heirlooms or stunning ornamentals from their nursery – the perfect gift that keeps on giving.
Wine Master Class at Crittenden Estate.
Red Hill Lavender Farm & Distillery: intoxicate the senses with the scent of lavender billowing in the breeze, indulge your taste buds with freshly baked pastries and bring a little bottle of lavender heaven home with you.
Red Hill Candle Co: Lighting a candle can be a simple pleasure or a ritual of relaxation. Make yourself a signature scent at the candle making workshops at Red Hill.
Winery Lunches, Weddings and Events at Polperro Winery.
Cooking Classes at Green Olive Farm: Offering experiences like tapas & wine and cooking classes, the O’Donoghue family provides fresh eats and drinks amongst beautiful landscapes. Stop in for brunch or a private picnic and enjoy some local specialties!
How do you get to Dromana?
Arriving at Airport:
It is possible to rent a car from either Tullamarine or Avalon Airport. Don’t forget to book ahead of time! We recommend Kangaroo Rentals. It is also possible to hire a car once you get to the Peninsula: Avis Car Hire in Rosebud is the closest place.
The quickest route (approx 1.5 hours) out of Melbourne is to take the M11 (Mornington Peninsula Freeway). You can also take a scenic route along the bay on State Route 33, exit onto State Route 3 (Nepean Highway).
It is possible to get to Dromana from Melbourne via a train and then a bus. Take the train to Frankston station and then the 887 or 788 bus from Frankston and get off at the Heales St/Point Nepean Rd stop. To view a map of the bus route follow this link. To get around the peninsula, see the public transport routes by following the link: public transport.
Where to eat and drink in Dromana
Wombat Cafe – 100% Vegan cafe right accross the road from Hillview Community Reserve with walking tracks and a dog off leash area.
Kacha Thai Restaurant – on the foreshore, open Wednesday to Sunday serving seriously good Thai food at a great price in a completely beautiful location.
Get in touch with us to book your holiday accommodation in Dromana
Go Coastal Holidays makes booking Dromana holiday accommodation a walk in the park. We are a small, independent business and can guarantee fantastic customer service and prompt communication. Securing a reservation directly through us is up to 20% cheaper than third party platforms such as Airbnb and booking.com which charge commission.
Navigating our site is easy: Just pop in your dates and number of guests, with the option to filter your price range, and hit search. Follow this link to view our current holiday accommodation Dromana. Or check out all our Accommodation options and the ‘Hot Deals‘ section on our website.
Shoot us an email or give us a call any day of the week! The staff at Go Coastal are locals with a wealth of knowledge to help provide all guests with a fantastic beach holiday in this great location. We are more than happy to share tips about the many activities and attractions to enjoy on your visit to this magnificent coastal area.