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Port Elliot Beachcomber Beach House on Horseshoe Bay, Encounter Holiday Rentals

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Beachcomber
Port Elliot Beachcomber Beachfront Horseshoe Bay Beach House Holiday Rental
Beachcomber Balcony

Overview
3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
6 guests
Minimum stay varies 
The minimum stay for this property changes depending on the dates selected
Rental Home
Port Elliot BEACHCOMBER is a beachfront three bedroom beach house rental with BEACHFRONT Horseshoe Bay views from the BALCONY with an OUTDOOR SETTING and BBQ. Owned and operated by Encounter Holiday Rentals in our family business. Contact us 24/7. . Cross the road for DIRECT BEACH ACCESS to the famous Horseshoe Bay. . Beds made up and ready for you with sterilsed linen and towels. Guaranteed CLEAN accommodation. COVID training completed and home sanitised between bookings. . 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, accommodating a maximum of 6 guests. TWO QUEEN ROOMS, ONE TWIN ROOM. Beds are quality ensembles (mattress and base), NO bunk beds. . Included servicing on departure and professionally prepared linen (starched bed linen and king sized towels), no hidden costs. . Reverse cycle air-...Port Elliot BEACHCOMBER is a beachfront three bedroom beach house rental with BEACHFRONT Horseshoe Bay views from the BALCONY with an OUTDOOR SETTING and BBQ. Owned and operated by Encounter Holiday Rentals in our family business. Contact us 24/7. . Cross the road for DIRECT BEACH ACCESS to the famous Horseshoe Bay. . Beds made up and ready for you with sterilsed linen and towels. Guaranteed CLEAN accommodation. COVID training completed and home sanitised between bookings. . 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, accommodating a maximum of 6 guests. TWO QUEEN ROOMS, ONE TWIN ROOM. Beds are quality ensembles (mattress and base), NO bunk beds. . Included servicing on departure and professionally prepared linen (starched bed linen and king sized towels), no hidden costs. . Reverse cycle air-conditioning (split system upstairs in the lounge and master bedroom and downstairs in the second queen room) with ceiling fans in all bedrooms to capture the ocean breezes. . FIXED STAIR GATE. . Fully appointed kitchen with MIELE dishwasher, Electric cooktop and oven, microwave and filtered water or use the outdoor BBQ. . Don't feel like cooking? No problem! Stroll 100m to the famous FLYING FISH CAFE, enjoy a bistro meal at the PORT ELLIOT HOTEL, have fish and chips on the beach, or sample the delights of the many cafes, coffee shops and take away shops in PORT ELLIOT. . Enjoy a movie from the DVD library on the two televisions. . FULLY FENCED BACKYARD. UNDERCOVER OFF STREET PARKING. . BEACHCOMBER is situated in the popular township of Port Elliot. The Flying Fish restaurant, Cockle Train and the cafes and shopping of historic Port Elliot are only a short stroll away.
House Rules
Pets not allowedKid friendlyNo smoking
No parties or group gatherings. Person responsible for booking must be over 21 years of age.
Bedrooms
2 Queens2 Twins
Bathrooms
1 Half bath1 Full bath1 Attached (ensuite)

Meet the host
Wendy and Philip F
Hosting since January 2018
Languages spoken: English
Response Time: Within a few hours
Interaction with guestsEncounter Holiday Rentals Port Elliot own and operate our homes in a family business and we want you to have the best holiday experience possible. Our telephones are on 24/7 so whether you have a question during the booking process or during your stay we are always available. We pride ourselves in offering good customer service. There is a guest folder in the home plus flyers with suggestions of what to do in the area, discount vouchers for tours, information on where to eat etc. If you would like more information just give us a call or a text!

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Reviews (10)
Coastal22641877068
Coastal22641877068
Adelaide, Australia2 contributions
Excellent Stay
My family spent a week at Beachcomber Beach house. It is a great location, had amazing views and we spent a lot of time on the deck. I really appreciated towels and bed linen supplied. The rooms were very spacious and great for entertaining. Wendy and Philip's communication was excellent. It was great to know we were able to call them any time, if needed. Highly recommend it, a great getaway. We'll book again!
Visited January 2023
Written February 6, 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Destination750078
Destination750078
Thank you for being such lovely guests and leaving us a very generous review. We hope that you will stay again. Wendy and Philip
Written March 20, 2023. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Andrew M
Andrew M
2 contributions
Great holiday location close to Horseshoe Bay
Beachcomber is a clean, modern, well appointed holiday home with all modern features. It is designed for relaxation and is comfortable and modern. Located close to Horseshoe Bay it is also just a short walk to the Strand and the cafés of Port Elliot. Highly recommended.
Visited June 2022
Written July 3, 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Happy
Happy
1 contribution
Very Nice
It was a very lovely place to stay, we had a lovely holiday. The service was very good and personal Thank you very much.
Visited August 2021
Written August 17, 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Destination750078
Destination750078
Thank you for choosing to stay at Beachcomber, we are pleased that you enjoyed your holiday and our personal service. We hope that you will stay again!
Written September 5, 2021. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

robyn c
robyn c
Adelaide, Australia2 contributions
Lovely place to stay
Beachcomber is a lovely place to stay. The location is perfect with beautiful views over Horseshoe Bay. The house is beautifully maintained with everything you need. Would be quite comfortable for 2 couples with accommodation both upstairs and downstairs. Within walking distance to cafes, hotels as well as beautiful Horseshoe Bay on your doorstep. Highly recommend and stay again.
Visited April 2021
Written April 28, 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Mark M
Mark M
1 contribution
Walk in, sit down, relax
Beachcomber is a fantastic place to stay. Designed for relaxing. Quiet spaces downstairs. Everything you want and need is here. Comfortably appointed. Upstairs living and balcony has spectacular views of horseshoe bay and beyond. We spent a lot of time on that lovely balcony..the house is literally metres away from the beach..not far from iconic cafes and bakery either!! Highly recommend this property and so lucky to have found this slice of paradise. Sad to leave!!
Visited February 2021
Written February 21, 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Destination750078
Destination750078
Thank you for being great guests, we loved having you stay! We hope that you will return one day to enjoy Beachcomber Port Elliot again!
Written March 1, 2021. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Bill H
Bill H
Greater Adelaide, Australia1 contribution
Great situation and comfortable, clean and well equipped as usual.
We have stayed at five of the Encounter Rental properties and always been impressed with the quality and presentation, Beachcomber is very close to the Encounter Bay beachfront with great views over the bay. It is 2 minutes walk to the Flying Fish cafe and 5 minutes from the Strand, the main shopping and hotel street of Port Elliot. There are walks around the rocky headlands at both ends of the bay. Wonderful!
Visited October 2020
Written November 7, 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Tony G
Tony G
1 contribution
A fantastic holiday
After spending 4 nights at Beachcomber, I thoroughly recommend this property for location and layout. Very spacious and comfortable. Great views of Horseshoe Bay and a picturesque sunrise. We just chilled out and relaxed.
Visited October 2020
Written October 4, 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Destination750078
Destination750078
We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time at Beachcomber on Horseshoe Bay, as you say the views of the bay are lovely and certainly much better than we have captured using our phones to show on the listing . We hope that you will stay with us again!
Written October 4, 2020. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Ljw1960
Ljw1960
Adelaide, Australia1 contribution
Fantastic views
This is the second time we have stayed at Beachcomber and both times the house has been spotless. Everything we needed was there. Special mention of the beautiful fluffy bath towels, extra large size. Very luxurious! The house has great views of Horseshoe Bay from the balcony. We enjoyed breakfast on the balcony as well as afternoon drinks, relaxing and enjoying the outlook. We highly recommend Beachcomber for a few days away.
Visited September 2020
Written September 8, 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Destination750078
Destination750078
We are so pleased that you enjoyed your trip away to Beachcomber Port Elliot. We hope that you will return and stay with us again!
Written October 4, 2020. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Mobile24030940932
Mobile24030940932
1 contribution
Excellent, as always.
Beachcomber is faultless, from its great location overlooking Horseshoe Bay, to its amenities and, finally, its immaculate presentation. We went as a family group. The layout with a lounge, bedrooms and bathroom downstairs, plus a lounge, kitchen, dining room, bedroom and bathroom upstairs works really well...who doesn’t want to escape their own family on occasion? We’ve stayed at Beachcomber before, and also Meridian on a couple of occasions. Our experience has always been the same - Wendy and Philip’s properties are maintained to a uniformly high standard. The dog, Connor, also gives Beachcomber a paws up. He had the best time of all of us!
Visited July 2020
Written July 12, 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Destination750078
Destination750078
So pleased that you had a lovely stay, thank you for your generous comments, even from Connor! We are lucky to have such wonderful repeat guests and look forward to the opportunity of a return stay one day. Kind regards Wendy and Philip
Written July 15, 2020. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

John T
John T
Adelaide, Australia10 contributions
Location, location, location
We stayed at Beachcomber for the third time for six days. We choose it because it is close to the centre of Port Elliot and a short walk to the iconic Horseshoe Bay and the famous Flying Fish restaurant. The facilities are very good and the owners are flexible and friendly. There is a good sea view from the front balcony.
Visited April 2018
Written April 27, 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Destination750078
Destination750078
Beachcomber is in a top spot just across the road from Horseshoe Bay and as the guests found, walking distance to everything! Being a family company who own the properties we rent we do try to offer good service. We upgrade facilities often and since this stay have installed new balcony furniture including a sun lounge so guests can lie back and soak up the gorgeous bay views. We hope to accommodate you again!
Written April 28, 2018. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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What this rental offers
Scenic views
  • Ocean views
Parking
  • Parking available
Outdoor amenities
  • Balcony
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Patio
  • Terrace
Location features
  • Waterfront location
Bathroom and laundry
  • Iron
  • Linens provided
  • Towels provided
  • Washer
Property features
  • Ceiling Fans
Indoor amenities
  • Air conditioning
Location info
  • Kid friendly
  • Beachfront/Lakeside
Nearby
  • Golf course (within 30 mins drive)
  • Tennis court
Entertainment
  • DVD player
  • Television
Kitchen and dining
  • Grill
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Refrigerator
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Things to do
  • Fishing spots available
  • Cycling areas

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About the neighborhood
Port Elliot Beachcomber is situated beachfront right on Horseshoe Bay, just cross the road for beach access! (on the corner of Basham parade and Scrymgour Road). Knights Beach, Green Bay and Ladies Bay are a short stroll away as are the Soldiers Memorial Gardens and the Flying Fish Cafe. Port Elliot has good village shopping with a mini mart, bakery, butcher, two fruit and veg shops, two hotels, cafes and restaurants, clothing and homeware boutiques, hairdresser and fast food outlet.
Getting around
Port Elliot is a quaint historical town settled in about 1840. You can access everything in the town by a short stroll, your car or local taxi services.
Access
Car not needed
How to get there
Port Elliot is 75 km from the capital city of South Australia, Adelaide. This takes about 1.5 hours by car from the airport, a little less from the cbd. Direct access is via the Main South Road expressway via Willunga and McLaren Vale. Other scenic routes are through the Adelaide Hills through the charming towns of Hahndorf, Mount Barker and Strathalbyn or via the scenic valley road through Stirling, Aldgate, Mylor, Echunga. Meadows, Ashbourne, Currency Creek and Middleton. There is a bus service from the Adelaide Franklin Street Bus Depot that will take guests to Port Elliot. Scenic train trips on the Steamranger are available on selected days from Mount Barker to Port Elliot. If going on to visit Kangaroo Island, the Cape Jervis ferry service is about 1 hour by car.
Activities nearby
Fishing spots availableGolf course (within 30 mins drive)Tennis court

Things to know
Check in / out timings
Check in after 3 PM Check out by 10 AM
Cancellation policy
  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
  • No refund available once booking is confirmed

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Frequently Asked Questions about Port Elliot Beachcomber Beach House on Horseshoe Bay, Encounter Holiday Rentals

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