Accommodation on Phillip Island, Cowes, Victoria

Verandah Retreat is a unique beach house of palms and wickers, set amongst a private garden oasis of climbing bougainvillea’s and espaliered citrus, 

Our mission to create beautiful, accommodation IN GIPPSLAND

Our mission at Verandah Retreat is simple. We create beautiful accommodation for you to connect and rejuvenate. We have put together all of the ingredients of an idyllic coastal getaway on Phillip Island with indoor and outdoor living, sunken lounges, ceiling fans, soft linens on beds, open fireplace, hanging swing chair, wicker lounges for your morning cuppa and an outdoor shower for after those long days at the beach. We understand that luxury is sometimes in the small things that make an experience unique.

Sleeps 2 - 6 adults + children

All linen + towels supplied

200m to Cowes beach | 10 min walk to shops

Indoor + Outdoor living / dining + BBQ

Hanging swing chair + outdoor lounges

Open fireplace + Split system heating / cooling

Surround sound docking system + WIFI

Private secure garden + Outdoor shower

Pet friendly

Collection of DVD, books & games


About Verandah Retreat

Inside the home you will find decor that’s hard to categorise in terms of style. Tables stacked with books, aged hardwood floors, feature pendants, woven rugs, plantation shutters, restored furnishings and tokens of travel - put together to create a relaxed, nostalgic space for friends and family to come together.

The home is built around the Verandah - the ideal spot for entertaining with a generous outdoor dining table, sweep fan and BBQ, the perfect spot to settle and watch the sun set in the evenings. With the option to open up the retractable doors and let in the light sea breeze, inside you will find the indoor dining and fully equipped kitchen complete with coffee machine and all the small things like salt, pepper, oils and spices you will feel like this is your home away from home. If cooking is your thing, help yourself to some fresh herbs or a lime from the garden, all there to give you a memorable holiday experience.

Whether you wish to connect, retreat, wine or dine, there’s a space for everyone at Verandah Retreat and we are proud to offer this type of boutique accommodation on Phillip Island, Victoria.


Property Location - 200m to Phillip Island waterfront

Just 200m from the white sandy shores of Cowes Beach on the southern coast of Phillip Island, Victoria, you will find Verandah Retreat, minutes from Cowes Golf Couse, football oval, tennis courts and playground.

If you wish to venture into town, a 10 minute stroll along Lovers walk will lead you to an enclave of cafes and boutiques in the main street of Cowes. Nearby attractions include visiting the fishing haven of Rhyll, San Remo, surf at Smiths Beach, the precious koala park or evening penguin parade at Summerlands - there's no doubt that Phillip Island offers some of the best beaches in Australia.

Also don’t forget to check out our Phillip Island Guide for our local recommendations on Gippsland and Phillip Island waterfront activities, wildlife viewings, day spas, food, wine and luxury hotels that the island has to offer.