Traveling is one of the essential things to do in order to maintain a healthy work-life balance. With the demands of everyday life and the pressure at home, in the office, or at school, families and holidaymakers choose to unwind by traveling to a destination that can provide them with pure relaxation. Whether it is that much-awaited holiday of the year to another region or in a different country, or a quick retreat to a nearby resort, taking a break can certainly heal all the stress from the daily grind. Enough time should then be devoted in planning for the trip so everyone can enjoy and fully maximise their holiday.

However, it is equally important to consider a lot of things when choosing a holiday accommodation. The level of comfort provided by the holiday home can create a huge impact to the quality of the family holiday. Even if someone is on a business trip, the convenience found on the accommodation matters to the productivity of the business traveler.


Here are ten useful tips when choosing a holiday home.


Suitable to All Types of Guests

First, you should determine what kind of traveller you or your group are. Does the holiday accommodation’s offerings suit to your needs? A holiday home may compromise the quality of your getaway so be sure to determine your needs first then inspect what the holiday home has to offer.



Pick a holiday home that is in the centre or at least close to your planned destination. Having a holiday house that can be easily reached from the places that you plan to visit during your travels provide an added convenience so you don’t get hassled and too exhausted from driving and going to and from your accommodation. It is also ideal to book a holiday house that is nestled in an area that is close to the beach or to the lushness of nature to ensure a totally invigorating time for everyone.



Amenities are what the holiday home provides to give convenience, comfort, and enjoyment. Amenities such as TV with satellite channels and on-demand movies, and Wi-Fi will surely keep the guests entertained. Reverse cycle air conditioning that operates throughout the whole house, with individual controllers on each level and a gas-fired fireplace will make the guests feel comfortable all year-round. A large fridge/freezer, dishwasher, oven, stovetop, microwave, pots and pans, and utensils to ensure that everything you need is available for a satisfying time.



Whether you are a solo traveler or traveling with a group, the size of the holiday home matters. A cramped holiday home is a no-no. We cannot deny the fact that how big the indoor and outdoor areas of the holiday house is really a factor in achieving total relaxation. Make sure that the holiday home provides a comfortable living space, and spacious indoor and outdoor areas that will allow everyone to chill and have a good time.



Find a holiday home that suits your budget, taking into consideration the number of guests and the number of days you intend to book. A holiday home that is competitively-priced without sacrificing the comforts and luxury that the accommodation provides is a perfect choice.



A holiday apartment should offer the facilities that will allow the guests to enjoy recreational options even inside their accommodation, meeting the guests’ needs. A swimming pool, tennis court, and access to a resort and spa options are also some of the fantastic things to look for when choosing a holiday home. To those looking to have a long vacation, a laundry room with a tub, washing machine, clothes dryer, ironing board, and iron should also be available.


Number of Beds and Bed Size

If you are traveling as a family or group, make sure that there are beds of different sizes­—king, queen, or single beds—that are available. The holiday home should also provide an option to those wanting to have a baby cot.


On-site Manager/Trained Caretaker

Oftentimes, issues arise when a holiday house doesn’t have an on-site caretaker who is trained to handle unforeseen issues. To make your holiday more seamless, ensure that the holiday home has an on-site manager that is experienced and knowledgeable enough to address a need or to resolve a problem immediately and in a professional manner. Having an on-site manager that you can turn to should you need anything can give you peace of mind which can transform your regular trip into an unsullied holiday.


Number of Bathrooms

The number of bathrooms and how well-appointed the bathrooms are should also be taken note in choosing a holiday home. Make sure that there is more than one bathroom that are also fully-equipped with toiletry items such as soaps, shampoo, and towels. A full ensuite with a large spa bath should also be available. Usually, a holiday home that has a bathroom in different levels provide ease and convenience for all the guests.


Responsive and Helpful Online Customer Service Representatives

The accommodation’s online representatives are usually looked as the people who ‘represent’ the holiday home. They mirror what the holiday home can offer. If your enquiries are handled in a respectful, friendly, and accommodating way, chances are, your needs will surely be addressed and met during your time at the accommodation.


There are plenty of wonderful attractions in Western Australia and if you intend to come to Margaret River, Dunsborough is an excellent base in making the most out of your trip. The Azure Holiday House is the perfect Dunsborough holiday accommodation that meets all of the above, and more! Azure is an impeccable refuge from the busy life. Facing the stunning waters of Geographe Bay, the fully-equipped, luxurious and spacious holiday house promises its guests an exceptional time. Plus, guests can also have full access to the Wyndham Resort and Spa, which is just right beside it! Families, couples, solo vacationers, and even workaholics and business travelers can realize that the Azure Holiday House holds a beautiful balance of sophistication, relaxation, and enjoyment combined with modern facilities.


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