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Dive Right In- The Best Accommodation Pools in the Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges

See & Do

9 Feb. 2022

Staying the region? Whether you’ve booked yourself in for a luxury escape, family camping trip, or a group holiday, there’s no better way to relax over the summer months than a dip, a cold drink and a relax by the pool. Lucky our region has several on offer.

Pack your swimmers and book your stay.

Boutique Accommodation

Take a dip and soak up the surroundings at Langbrook Estate.

Langbrook Estate

A pool with vineyard views? Yes, please. Located in Yarra Junction Langbrook Estate offers self-contained accommodation on a private 250-hectare farmland property. The ideal spot for a family getaway or small group, they also offer two apartments ideal for couples.

Take a dip or lounge around the pool and soak up the view of the surrounding farmland, mountains and vineyards. There’s also woodfires, a gams room with pool table and a tennis court, too. It’s magic.

Seville Estate
This beautifully appointed homestead has two options for overnighters. The villa apartments are perfect for couples, but if you’re after access to the pool, gather your friends or family and book into the homestead. The original 1975 homestead has been beautifully restored into a private retreat where you can unwind and enjoy the company of your nearest and dearest.

Enjoy a stunning contemporary space overlooking the pool area, native gardens and the distant hills to the west. The homestead features 4 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 8 people. With the added bonus of the winery pouring award-winning wines and an onsite restaurant, you’ll never want to check out.

Who needs a pool when you can have a private billabong? Billabong Falls is a must see to believe location. Image credit: Sarah Johnson.

Billabong Falls
If a luxe private retreat is what you’re after, you’ve found it here. Located in Olinda, here you’ll go one better than a swimming pool, your own private waterfall/ billabong to laze around during your exclusive stay. The two-bedroom luxury home once belonged to international award-winning landscape designer Phillip Johnson and the attention to detail is impeccable. Every single room offers incredible views.

Poolside at Araluen Boutique Accommodation.

Araluen Boutique Accommodation

A short drive from Yarra Glen into Steels Creek Valley and you’ll come upon this gorgeous property with three self-contained villas and four lodge-style rooms. The perfect retreat for a getaway where you’re perfectly placed to explore the Yarra Valley. During your stay, a dip in the outdoor solar-heated swimming pool is a must.

A pool with a view at Cheeky Fox Retreat.

Cheeky Fox Retreat
This super-sized house in Kinglake is the perfect place for a group getaway to celebrate a milestone birthday or just a giant group holiday. You’ll have the entire residence to yourself here, which has six bedrooms with queen and single beds in five of the rooms and a king-size bed in the master. In addition to the private, solar-heated swimming pool, you’ll also get a well-equipped kitchen and large open-plan living space, a formal dining room/boardroom with seating for 12, a library and a private cinema. That’s a holiday!

Budget and Family Friendly

Bring the family to Big4 Yarra Valley Park Lane and enjoy a family holiday like no other.

BIG4 Yarra Valley Healesville
Bursting with options for travelling with children, here kids can blow off steam with a splash in the pool while the adults kick back and relax. There’s also a playground, a games room, tennis court, walking trails, a giant jumping pad and so much more. There’s a variety of options from cabins to caravanning and camping sites, even options for glamping in gorgeous belle tents. For families looking for a great holiday option that won’t break the bank, you found it.

Cabins, campsites swimming and more at Enclave at Healesville

Enclave at Healesville
Located in Badger Creek, this holiday park offers a range of accommodation from cabins to campsites where pets are welcomed! Spend an afternoon relaxing next to the pool, let the kids enjoy the onsite playground or enjoy an afternoon browsing the main street of Healesville with its shops, cafes and more. It’s maximum holiday that’s family-friendly.

Enjoy a dip as well as tennis and more at Sanctuary House Resort Motel.

Sanctuary House Resort Motel
Motels are making a comeback in a big way and when you stay at Sanctuary House Resort Motel, it’ll be easy to see why. Both family and budget-friendly, visitors can enjoy a swim as well as a game of tennis, the games room or bushwalking on local trails.

Resort- Style

An ideal spot for some R&R at Chateau Yering.

Chateau Yering
Looking for a luxe resort-style holiday? How about a gorgeous Victorian mansion with sweeping views across the heritage garden? A stay at Chateau Yering offers on-site access to the winery, a restaurant, and an outdoor garden swimming pool. Accommodation is suite-style with expansive private balconies and the pool, well, it’s a pretty glamourous place to soak up the sunshine.

Relax poolside at Peppers Marysville.

Peppers Marysville
Grab a sun lounger, a good poolside read and your sunscreen because the pool at Peppers Marysville is a pretty sweet place to lose track of time. Marysville offers plenty to do including impressive waterfalls, plentiful tracks and trails, all set against the backdrop of the Yarra Ranges. When you stay here, you’ll also have access to all the best of the surroundings before you return to the hotel for a lounge, a swim, maybe a drink at the bar and dinner onsite.

It's all about self care, rest and relaxation at Balgownie Estate.

Balgownie Estate

If adding fine dining, a visit to the winery cellar door and luxury spa treatments all go hand-in-hand with your poolside holiday, book at Balgownie Estate. Wine and dine against a backdrop of vineyards and enjoy their brand-new restaurant and bar. The pool here is really just the tip of the luxury iceberg and you’ll be centrally located to explore the best of the Yarra Valley in between pool laps.