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Shack up at the beach this summer

We've all heard of the Love Shack but the perfect getaway is not complete without a shack to love. Check out our top 5 beach shacks and find one to call your own this summer.

1. Fowlers Bay Beach House, Eyre PENINSULA

Tell me more: Located on a 100 acre property en route to the Nullarbor and Head of Bight, the Beach House is ideal for nature lovers. Enjoy direct private access to a secluded section of Fowlers Bay beach and cast a line from the solar-lit jetty. The beach house is entirely self-sufficient, powered by an off-grid solar power system and supplied with rainwater.

Where to find it: A 1.5 hour flight from Adelaide to Ceduna. From there, a 2 hour drive to Fowlers Bay on the Eyre Peninsula.

Fowlers Bay Beach House, Eyre Peninsula

Fowlers Bay Beach House, Eyre Peninsula

2. Windsong Beach House, Limestone Coast

Tell me more: With uninterrupted ocean views and direct access to the beach, you'll feel like you're staying on your very own private island. Your four-legged friends are also welcome to stay at WindSong and the Robe township is just a 15 minute drive away.

Where to find it: A 3.5 hour drive from Adelaide on the Limestone Coast.

Windsong Beach House, Limestone Coast

Windsong Beach House, Limestone Coast

3. Beach Huts Middleton, Fleurieu Peninsula

Tell me more: Choose from the 12 self-contained cabins named after famous beaches like Sorrento, Henley and Torquay. Each beach hut is painted in bright stripes and are situated in a charming village atmosphere. Even though they're not situated right on the beach front, the local Middleton beach is just a 10 minute stroll away.

Where to find it: About 1 hour, 15 minutes drive from Adelaide on the Fleurieu Peninsula.

Middleton Beach Huts

Beach Huts Middleton, Fleurieu Peninsula.

3. snellings view, kangaroo island

Tell me more: It's easy to see how Snellings View got its name - and it's because of the amazing views over Snellings Beach, one of Kangaroo Island's most beautiful. More luxurious than your typical beach shack, the property can sleep up to 12 people in two separate wings and is situated on top of rolling green hills with amazing views over the island's coastline. Snellings Beach is just 1 kilometre away.

Where to find it: Where to find it: A 35 minute flight (or 2.5 hours drive/ferry) from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island.

Snellings View, Kangaroo Island

Snellings View, Kangaroo Island


5. The Otago Beach Shack, YORKE PENINSULA

Tell me more: With Wallaroo's North Beach at your front doorstep, you can't get much closer to a beach front getaway unless you set up your swag on the sand. Step off the deck, onto the front lawn then the beach. The Otago Beach Shack boasts 180 degree views along the coastline and over the crystal clear blue waters. Sit on the deck and watch the sun go down over the horizon.

Where to find it:
 Just over 2 hours drive from Adelaide on the Yorke Peninsula.


The Otago Beach Shack, Yorke Peninsula

The Otago Beach Shack, Yorke Peninsula.


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