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Advice on accommodation nearest to Beach needed please

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Christchurch
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Advice on accommodation nearest to Beach needed please

Hubby is visiting melbourne on business and we are planning on 4 nights beforehand together in either Melbourne or Mornington Peninsula. I am looking for somewhere relaxing to stay; definitely want to be close to relaxing swimming beach. Not looking for the gliz side of Melbourne (done that) but needing somewhere to just lie in the sun, swim in the sea & chill. Do we go down to Mornington Pen? If so, which beach areas are golden, sandy and nice swimming? Or is there somewhere closer into Melbourne that would offer the same..wondering about Sandringham area? All comments and suggestions gratefully received. We will get a rental car for transport.

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1. Re: Advice on accommodation nearest to Beach needed please

Try the Rydges Brighton Beach. Shortwalk to the beach, fairly close to the city (15 mins). Hotel fairly new and a short drive to Sandringham if need be.

rydges.com/hotel/…Rydges-Brighton-Beach.htm

Melboune
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2. Re: Advice on accommodation nearest to Beach needed please

If you're thinking about a surf beach (which you may not be), you'd need to go to the Mornington Peninsula to have ready access to the "back" beaches (such as Portsea). Personally, if I was looking at a 4 day beach break, I'd head to Lorne, but that's a different story!

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3. Re: Advice on accommodation nearest to Beach needed please

OneFour Nelson at Rye

Sorrento Hotel (and others) at Sorrento

both opposite a beach.

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4. Re: Advice on accommodation nearest to Beach needed please

The Brighton Savoy is another suggestion right opposite the beach.

www.brightonsavoy.com.au/accommodation/

it is also close to the Middle Brighton Baths restaurants and the excellent Harbour View restaurant at the new Sandringham Yacht club not to mention all the delights of Church Street.

Christchurch
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5. Re: Advice on accommodation nearest to Beach needed please

thanks heaps for the tips; will look into them all :-)

6. Re: Advice on accommodation nearest to Beach needed please

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