Eagle Bay, Western Australia – for the
luxury holiday seeker

Eagle Bay – quite possibly the perfect luxury escape for anyone wanting to get away from it all. This gorgeous Western Australian hideaway offers an intersection of 5-star dining, world-class wine, incredible scenery and postcard-perfect sunsets. It is these features and the incredible homes situated within that make this the perfect place to escape from the city nearly any day of the year.

Where is Eagle Bay, WA?

Eagle Bay is located on Australia’s Indian Ocean coastline, and near the very southern tip of the beautiful state of Western Australia. The small town is nestled between Meelup and Bunker Bay beaches and is 50 kms north of Margaret River and 250 kms South of Perth. The town is accessible for weekend aways from either direction and the closest airport is the Busselton Margaret River Airport with service to/from Melbourne. 

Why do celebrities flock to Eagle Bay, Australia?

Eagle Bay, Australia
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For years, Eagle Bay has long been a hang out for Australia’s celebrities. In recent times, the word has been getting out internationally, too. Not just as a holiday destination, either, Eagle Bay is known as a place to buy incredible holiday homes. If you are planning to have a celebrity-style vacation, then this is the place for you. 

What to do in Eagle Bay

What to do in Eagle Bay

Beyond celebrity watching, there are plenty of things to see and do in Eagle Bay and no shortage of ways to spend your days and nights. Whether you’re looking to spend some time on the beach or explore the surrounding area, there’s truly something for everyone. 

With a population of around 300 people, it feels like you are living (almost) isolated in paradise. There are no cars here, just bicycles, dogs and kids running free along the shoreline. Some of the most popular activities include swimming, sunbathing, fishing, sailing, and windsurfing. 

Eagle Bay Beach is a long expanse of white sand interspersed with inspiring natural rock formations. Don’t forget the nearby Meelup, Point Picquet and Castle Rock Bay with its calm turquoise water, perfect for families swimming and snorkeling. 

For those who want to explore more of the area, there are plenty of hiking and biking trails to choose from. Or, you can take a scenic drive down the coast to see some of the most beautiful scenery in all the Margaret River Region.

scenic drive in Eagle Bay
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The historic lighthouse offers guided tours and sweeping ocean views. The Lighthouse Keepers Cottages Café is a great place for coffee, cake or lunch. Kids can enjoy playing at the nautical-themed playground.

Feeling adventurous? Climb up to the Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse for some of the best views of Geographe Bay, the Indian Ocean, and the surrounding coastline.

Where to eat and drink

Eagle Bay and the adjacent Dunsborough region, are home to some of the best restaurants in Western Australia, so you’ll be able to indulge in mouth-watering dishes without having to go far. The Yarri Restaurant & Bar and the Blue Manna are both some of the highest and best reviewed in the area. There are also plenty of cafes and bars, offering diverse options for every palette.

Accommodation in Eagle Bay, WA

We’re a little biased, and there are plenty of holiday homes in Eagle Bay, but if you’re looking for the best of the best, then you’ll want to choose luxury accommodation with Exclusive Escapes. Our select homes are managed at the highest level and are typically located offering stunning views to showcase the landscape. 

They also come with all the amenities you could possibly need, so you’ll be able to relax in style. Also, you can stay in one of several villas that are dream luxury accommodations that would provide an unforgettable romantic holiday, family getaway or even just that perfect ‘Instagrammable’ experience.

3 common questions about Eagle Bay

How to get to Eagle Bay, WA?

The best way to get to Eagle Bay is by flying into Perth International Airport and then taking a connecting flight to Busselton Regional Airport. From there, you can either take a taxi or rent a car to drive the rest of the way. You can drive straight from Perth to Eagle Bay, which is about 3 hours, with some lovely scenery to take in for the last segment of the trip.

How far is Eagle Bay from Brisbane?

Eagle Bay is located in Western Australia, so it is about 3,700 kilometers from Brisbane.

What is the weather like in Eagle Bay?

The weather in Eagle Bay is typically mild and sunny, with average temperatures ranging from 18 to 25 degrees Celsius. However, it can get quite hot during the summer months (December-February), so be sure to pack your sunscreen!
Even in Winter Eagle Bay is a beautiful place to be. With the temperature dropping typically to 10 to 18 degrees, you can take in the lush bushland surroundings watching the elements causing chaos on the oceans while you sit safely inside by a fireplace.

Original Cover Image by Harry Foley, Creative Commons

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