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Bayside Retreat is located in seaside St Leonards, on the Bellarine Peninsula
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From Geelong - Get on to the Portarlington Road, (the C123) look for the signs to Portarlington. The C123 starts as Ryrie Street, the main East/West street in Geelong) Follow this road for 15 minutes, through the township of Leopold, and continue, once past the Curlewis Golf Club you'll approach a big roundabout and need to be in the right hand lane and go left (NOT hard left from the left hand lane). Continue along this road (still the C123). Murradoc Road comes off the Geelong Portarlington Road, turn right and follow all the way to St Leonards. Turn right into Bluff Road and continue towards the water. Turn right into Cliff Street.

From the Queenscliff Sorrento Car Ferry - Follow the road into Queenscliff and continue along this road (Hesse Street) until you come to a roundabout near the Bowling Club with a sign to Geelong. Turn right and follow this road out of Queenscliff for 6 minutes. Turn right into the Queenscliff Portarlington Road (C126). Follow this road for about 10 minutes and you'll come to Murradoc Road. Turn Right and follow the instructions above as from Geelong.

From the Great Ocean Road - From the Surf Coast Highway, (the B100) Look for signs to Barwon Heads and Ocean Grove. Turn right into Mount Duneed Road, and follow the signs through Barwon Heads and then Ocean Grove. At the roundabout at the intersection of Shell and Grubb Roads, go straight for 4 minutes, you'll come to another roundabout at the intersection of the Bellarine Highway. Turn right towards Queenscliff and turn left in 7 minutes onto the Queenscliff/Portarlington Road, follow the instructions under From Queenscliff heading.

Bayside Retreat

Location: 5 Cliff Street, St Leonards, VIC

Arrival Time: 14:00 | Departure Time: 11:00



Bayside Retreat is a coastal escape nestled amongst the gum trees. Located on the upper bluff of St Leonards and bordered by the beautiful Port Philip and Swan Bays. Our peaceful and relaxing seaside retreat offers you a quieter life. Guests can now enjoy the use of a new heated outdoor spa, located in eco-friendly native gardens which attract an array of bird-life, including the extraordinary Tawny Frogmouth. We cater to couples and families alike and can accommodate up to 6 people.

The Gallery - a charming, Cape Cod style two bedroom cottage with a retreat and an upstairs bedroom that opens out onto a sunny north facing deck. A large veranda welcomes you to sit and enjoy the comforts of coastal life.

Pets are not allowed. No pet is allowed in the house. Guests who fail to adhere to this will be asked to leave immediately and no refund will be granted.

The house has a spacious lounge-room, split-system air conditioning and heating and come with a fully equipped kitchen and laundry. All cooking utensils, crockery, cutlery, breakfast essentials, linen and towels are supplied.

The Gallery (front cottage)

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Two bedroom cottage, plus retreat, both bedrooms have a Queen bed. The upstairs retreat area has two futon sofa-beds (one double and one single) that we make up only if requested. We also can supply a port-a-cot. The Gallery has two bathrooms, one upstairs and one downstairs. All guests are welcome to use the outdoor spa located between the cottages.

Pets are allowed only by prior arrangement. A surcharge of $33 per pet is required and is payable prior to arrival. No pet is allowed in the house, but we do have a small kennel near the carport of the Gallery. Guests who fail to adhere to this requirement will be asked to leave immediately and no refund will be granted. The owner reserves the right to decline the acceptance of any pet. Guests are reminded that they are responsible for their pet during their stay and will be liable for any damages or breakages that occur due to the pet. Any damage must be reported to management.

Room Configuration: 2 Bedroom
Max # of Persons: 7
2nd Bathroom, Air conditioned, All Linen and Towels Provided, Balcony , Books and Games, Continental Breakfast Provisions, Cot Available, Dining table & chairs, Gas Log Fire, Kitchen, Lounge Area, Off-Street Parking, Shower


  • * G.O.T. Member
  • Bath
  • Clothes Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Full Kitchen Facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron/ Ironing Board
  • Lounge
  • Non-Smoking Indoors
  • Private Entrance to B&B
  • Television
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Breakfast Provisions
  • Cooking Facilities
  • DVD Selection
  • Gas Log Fire
  • Heating
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Microwave
  • Off Street Parking
  • Queen Beds
  • Toaster
  • Air Conditioning
  • CD Player
  • Cot available on request
  • Fridge
  • Guest Lounge
  • Home Cinema System
  • Linen Provided
  • No Pets
  • Plasma TV
  • Tea/Coffee
  • Toilet

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Cancellation Policy

Cancellations: For any unforeseen cancellation please advise as soon as possible. Policy for cancellation of bookings is as follows: a) Up to 14 days prior to booking - refund all monies b) Within 14 days of booking - one days tariff retained c) During the booked period - no refund. Upon receiving payment for the deposit this affirms guests agreement to our terms and conditions for the booking period. TERMS & CONDITIONS Payment & Registration: To secure booking details of credit card and a deposit of one day?s tariff is required. Cash Mastercard and Visa are accepted. Guests must register and pay the full balance prior to arrival (no later than three business days prior). Arrivals & Departures: Guests can occupy houses from 2:00pm on date of arrival and must vacate by 11:00am on date of departure unless otherwise negotiated. On arrival the booked period must be taken. Upon leaving guests must ensure all lights and electronic appliances are off (dishwasher is an exception) and that all windows are shut and all doors locked so house is secure. Responsibility: The owner reserves the right to cancel or withdraw any booking made for a person or persons or decline to accept or retain any such booking. Loss & Damage: Guests are reminded that they are responsible for their accommodation during their stay and will be liable for any damage or breakages that occur during the booked period. Any breakages or damage must be reported to management. Smoking: Smoking is strictly prohibited in houses. Guests who fail to adhere to this will be liable for any damage extra cleaning laundry charges and any cancelled bookings due to contaminated rooms. Candles: The burning of candles is strictly prohibited. Guests who fail to adhere to this will be liable for any damage and extra cleaning. Pets: Pets are not allowed. Guests who fail to adhere to this will be asked to leave.

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