Take all the family away – minimum stay only 2 nights!

This summer, you can enjoy a minimum stay of just 2 nights in our family-friendly properties, ranging from cosy cottages to spacious retreats. The perfect backdrop for festive celebrations and school holiday adventures.

Don’t miss out on an easy summer stay! Check your dates today >>

That’s not all! Keep reading below for some of our favourite dog friendly escapes, a new listing, our gift voucher guide and outdoor activities to experience on your next visit. 



If you have 4 nights to spare, book a stay in Daylesford and one of your nights is FREE! Available on direct bookings for stays through to 21 January 2024. T&C’s apply.

Enter the promo code FAMILY3 when booking to secure this amazing deal!

See all the promo details here >>

A gorgeous new listing for your next stay

Stanbridge House Daylesford – This sun-drenched retreat features a wood fire, smart TV and fully equipped kitchen. Dog-friendly and close to Lake Daylesford and the Mill Markets, it’s your perfect family escape.
3 bedrooms | 3 bathroom | Sleeps 6 🐾

See all our new listings here >>

Wrap up your Christmas present buying

This Christmas, give the gift of travel with a Daylesford Country Retreats gift voucher. Valid for 3 years and with over 120 properties to choose from, you can choose any amount from $100 to $3000 and include a personal message. 

It’s a thoughtful and flexible present that allows your loved ones to choose their ideal escape! 

Purchase a gift voucher here >>

We’re proud to offer the largest selection of pet-friendly properties in Daylesford!

We understand that ‘family’ includes our furry friends. This Christmas and summer, bring your dogs along to share in the family fun.

Here’s just a few of our furr-avorite properties, where both you and your pets can enjoy a relaxing getaway:

  • Harts Lane Haus – Lovely outdoor decks showcase the panoramic views of Daylesford and surrounds. 2 bedrooms | 2 bathrooms | Sleeps 4
  • The Den – Featuring a fantastic outdoor area with a BBQ, fire pit and hot tub for six. 3 bedrooms | 1 bathroom | Sleeps 6
  • Hepburn Springs Retreat – Enjoy a sun-drenched deck with the Golden Springs walking trail nearby. 3 bedrooms | 1 bathroom | Sleeps 6

See our Dog Friendly Homes here >>

Embrace nature – local walks, waterfalls and swims

As the weather warms up, seize the opportunity to explore the breathtaking landscapes around Daylesford. Embark on local walking treks like the Twin Bridges Walk and be captivated by the beauty of Sailors Falls Walk and Waterfall.

Or discover fun of a GPS Treasure Hunt at Lake Daylesford with Secret Forest Walks. It’s a perfect outing for families and friends, locating hidden objects using Garmin GPS units. 

For those seeking a refreshing swim, visit Lake Daylesford and Lake Jubilee Daylesford – perfect spots for both relaxation and adventure.

Explore more local activities here >>

Our deposit and cancellation promise

We know times are tight, so we want to help make planning for your next holiday to Daylesford easy and stress-free. For your peace of mind, all direct bookings come with this worry-free guarantee:

  • No deposit required. At Daylesford Country Retreats we don’t take deposits. It’s one simple payment taken at 30 days prior to check in.
  • Fully-flexible bookings. You can change or cancel your booking up to 30 days prior to arrival with no charges.

Read our full booking terms & conditions here >>

Book your fully-flexible Daylesford retreat today…

…go on, you deserve it!