• Houses
  • Kitchen
  • View
  • Garden
  • Washing machine
  • Free parking
  • Air conditioning
  • Private Bathroom
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Heating

Providing garden views, Encounter Hideaway Cottages in Encounter Bay provides accommodations and a garden. With free private parking, the property is 1.3 miles from Victor Harbor Beach and 16 miles from Coorong Quays Hindmarsh Island. When staying at the vacation home, guests can use private entrance. Accommodation is equipped with air conditioning, a fully equipped kitchen with a dining area, a flat-screen TV, and a private bathroom with walk-in shower, a hair dryer, and free toiletries. An oven, a microwave, and toaster are also provided, as well as a kettle. At the vacation home, each unit is equipped with bed linen and towels. Deep Creek Conservation Park is 25 miles from Encounter Hideaway Cottages, while Clayton Bay Boat Club is 30 miles away. The nearest airport is Adelaide Airport, 52 miles from the accommodation.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Free Private Parking Available On Site

Reliable Info
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Accommodation Type
Number of guests
Bedroom 1:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 1:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2:
2 twin beds
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Guest reviews


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  • Kieron
    Australia Australia
    Quiet location, one street back from the main esplanade, walking footpath alongside the beach, shops nearby
  • Sarah
    Australia Australia
    Location is perfect. Close to beach, walking trail (right on doorstep of parkrun) & close to the iconic yilki cafe!!! Yet still so quiet ❤️❤️
  • Robyn
    Australia Australia
    Very clean and tidy. Excellent location close to beach for walks and eatery places. Great to have a carport for car although would be tight for a big car. We have no complaints with the cottage

Host Info

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Encounter Hideaway Cottages offer self-contained privacy and comfort in a peaceful cottage garden setting. A perfect choice for couples or families looking for relaxed accommodation in the heart of South Australia's prime coastal destination. One street back from the foreshore, Bud cottage and Ruby cottage envelop you in classic decor with all the modern conveniences including a two-person spa. Bud Cottage has two bedrooms with queen sized beds. Ruby Cottage has two bedrooms with queen sized bed and two single beds. Premium tea and coffee provisions are provided in a well-appointed kitchen. All bed linen and towels including electric blankets are included. The homely setting is intimate and relaxed. There is private undercover parking next to each property. Bud and Ruby cottages are an easy short walk to the beach, local shops and playground. It is the perfect base to explore Victor Harbour and its unique tourist attractions or take advantage of the spectacular coastline by exploring the many towns along the way. There are plenty of wonderful places to taste local food and wine. Encounter Hideaway is the perfect spot to unwind and enjoy a relaxed getaway.
Language spoken: English

Area info

Amenities of Encounter Hideaway Cottages
Great facilities! Review score, 8.8

Most popular amenities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free parking
  • Family rooms
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    No internet access available.
    • Dining table
    • Cleaning products
    • Toaster
    • Stovetop
    • Oven
    • Kitchenware
    • Electric kettle
    • Kitchen
    • Washing machine
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator
    • Linens
    • Toilet paper
    • Towels
    • Private Bathroom
    • Toilet
    • Free toiletries
    • Spa tub
    • Hairdryer
    • Shower
    Living Area
    • Dining area
    • Sofa
    • Sitting area
    Media & Technology
    • Flat-screen TV
    • DVD player
    • Radio
    • TV
    Room Amenities
    • Socket near the bed
    • Sofa bed
    • Drying rack for clothing
    • Clothes rack
    • Electric blankets
    • Tile/Marble floor
    • Private entrance
    • Carpeted
    • Fan
    • Ironing facilities
    • Iron
    • Entire unit located on ground floor
    • Outdoor furniture
    • Garden
    Food & Drink
    • Tea/Coffee maker
    Outdoor & View
    • Garden view
    • View
    Building Characteristics
    • Detached
    Entertainment & Family Services
    • Books, DVDs or music for children
    • Board games/puzzles
    • Air conditioning
    • Smoke-free property
    • Heating
    • Family rooms
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Safety & security
    • Smoke alarms
    Languages Spoken
    • English

    Property practices

    This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.

    House rules

    Encounter Hideaway Cottages takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM

    You need to let the property know what time you'll be arriving in advance.


    From 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children of all ages are welcome.

    Children 17 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

    To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

    Age restriction

    The minimum age for check-in is 18

    Payments by Booking.com

    Booking.com takes your payment for this stay on behalf of the property, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.


    Smoking is not allowed.


    Parties/events are not allowed


    Pets are not allowed.

    The fine print
    Must-know information for guests at this property

    This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

    FAQs about Encounter Hideaway Cottages

    • The nearest beach is 150 feet from Encounter Hideaway Cottages. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Encounter Hideaway Cottages has the following number of bedrooms:

      • 2 bedrooms

      For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

    • Check-in at Encounter Hideaway Cottages is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.

    • Yes, Encounter Hideaway Cottages is popular with guests booking family stays.

    • Encounter Hideaway Cottages offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • The prices at Encounter Hideaway Cottages may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

      • Encounter Hideaway Cottages is 3,100 feet from the center of Encounter Bay. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

      • Encounter Hideaway Cottages can accommodate this group size:

        • 4 guests

        For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.