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Where to Stay in Margaret River - Beach Chalets and Bush Retreats

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Famous for its forests, beaches, and wineries, the Margaret River region provides lots of options for accommodation – from the buzz of Margaret River town to retreats nestled among the jarrah and karri trees. Or you could wake up every morning to the smell of fresh sea air in a beachside chalet with stunning ocean views.

Margaret River

 

travellers wanting easy access to restaurants, art galleries, and tourist information about the area should stay in the town of Margaret River. Shoppers can wander down the wide streets and pop into boutiques, bookshops, or art galleries. Afterward, sample local fare in its renowned restaurants.

 

Accommodation ranges from self-contained studios and apartments, to motel and hotel rooms. The town sits at the edge of the state forest, so there is a good selection of cottages and chalets in a bush setting.

 

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Prevelly and Gnarabup

 

By staying on the coast in Prevelly or Gnarabup, you can wander down to the beach for a quick surf or swim before heading to a seaside café for breakfast. Visitors also enjoy strolling along the beachside paths, and sitting by the sea in the evening to watch the glorious sunsets.

 

As the go-to place for many Margaret River visitors, there is no shortage of accommodation in Prevelly and Gnarabup, but it is wise to book early. Chalets and villas line the oceanfront, but there are also lots of self-contained apartments, guesthouses, and holiday homes within walking distance from the beach.

 

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Hamelin Bay

 

Hamelin Bay is known for the friendly stingrays that come near the shoreline to say hello to waders and bathers. It is also a good base for visiting Cape Leeuwin lighthouse, or going whale-watching from Augusta. Jewel Cave is only a 5-minute-drive down the road.

 

With forest on one side and beach on the other, you have the choice of staying in cottages or cabins with ocean views, in holiday homes, or in chalets among the karri trees.

 

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Witchcliffe and Redgate

 

Surrounded by jarrah and karri trees, the little town of Witchcliffe was known as a centre for the timber industry from its earliest days of settlement. Visitors to the town can enjoy the old-world charm of its buildings, go to the beach at nearby Redgate, or go for a walk on coastal paths.

 

In Witchcliffe and Redgate, you can stay in chalets surrounded by majestic trees, or head to the beach for cottages with stunning views. Holiday homes provide a good base for exploring the nearby caves and forests.

 

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