Marengo Beachbreak

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Close to town, in a peaceful and private garden setting, ‘Marengo Beachbreak’ is an extensively landscaped rural residential property with 3 well-appointed motel-style units and a photographic gallery – perfect for a couple wanting somewhere comfortable to stay while exploring the Great Ocean Road and Otways. 

Owner-operated, our 1 acre property is only 2kms from Apollo Bay town centre and 300m from the Great Ocean Road and beautiful and often deserted Marengo Beach.

Quiet, well-behaved dogs are also very welcome here in Room  3 only (no pets allowed in Room 1 and2 and dogs by arrangement only in rooms 3, at management’s discretion and at additional cost – see details below before booking).


Single nights

Need a single night booking?  For most of the year we offer single night bookings for those touring the Great Ocean Road, including some dates in January.
We also offer specials and discounted rates for 2 or more nights booked.
We currently have a 3 night minimum for bookings       26/12/14-11/1/15.

All prices quoted on the website are for 2 adults only.

Local Area

From here you can take a 30min walk along the beach or bike track or a 3min drive to the shops/cafe’s/restaurants for a coffee or a great meal; have lunch at a local winery/brewery; stroll along one of the many beautiful beaches in the area; drive to then walk through rainforests and hike to stunning waterfalls; walk 300m to the beach at the end of the street and watch the sun come up over the ocean; and so much more – all with your furry best friend by your side.


After your day out exploring this beautiful part of the Great Ocean Road, you can relax in heated/airconditioned comfort with views of thegarden in one of our motel-style units, well-appointed with the following:

QS bed (each unit sleeps 2 – max. 6 people on the property per night)

Fridge/toaster/microwave/cutlery/crockery/glasses and basic cooking utensils

Macrosuede furniture

LCD TV/ DVD player

Reverse cycle heater/airconditioner

Kettle with tea/coffee/sugar

Linen/bedding and towels

Furniture sheets and towels for your dog

Your own securely fenced garden courtyard with BBQ, clothesline, kennel and trampoline bed for your dog, table and chairs (fence is min. 1.2m high)

Decorated with photographic artwork, with a gallery onsite

Extensively landscaped native/seaside/cottage gardens, home to a large variety of native birds and occasionally koalas too.

Safe off-street parking close to your unit

Your unit is partly self-contained so while full kitchen and food ARE NOT provided, you can still prepare/cook/reheat your breakfast and other basic meals if you wish with the microwave/BBQ/toaster, or enjoy your take-away meals in comfort.

We’re sure you and your dog will find ‘Marengo Beachbreak’ is perfect for a short and rejuvenating getaway.


Apollo Bay is a great place for a holiday with your dog. Together you can enjoy the many sights and smells of the main street café’s, stunning waterfall walks and drives and of course lots of different beaches, and as Marengo Beachbreak is only 300m from a beautiful year-round off-leash dog-friendly beach they are sure to return home exhausted but happy.

Room 3is our only dog-friendly unit, with fenced courtyards and most quiet well-behaved dogs over 18 months of age are very welcome here.  Due to the nature of our business though, we do have some restrictions, particularly in busy times, so guests wanting to bring a dog (or 2) must read the conditions below and then ring or email us stating the age and breed of your dog to check if we can accommodate them for the dates that you want, or mention them when making a booking request.

Terms and conditions

1. Dogs are allowed by arrangement only, and at       management’s discretion, in Room 1 and 3 only – NO PETS IN ROOM 2.

2. They must be clean, quiet and fully housetrained and over 18 months of age. No drooling dogs or puppies allowed.

3. They are welcome and allowed inside but are not allowed on the bed or bedding.

4. They are not to be left alone on the property and not be left alone inside the unit unsupervised.  All dogs are to go with their owners when they go out.

5. Dogs must be clean and up to date with flea and worm treatments and vaccinations  Prior to arrival.

6. Additional cost of $40.00 per booking with a dog.

7. All units are NON-SMOKING and no other cooking appliances to be used inside.

Our rules are in place to help maintain a clean, quiet and relaxed environment for everyone - guests and dogs not following any of these above conditions could have their booking cancelled with no refund and/or extra costs incurred.

Scott and Sherryn McDonald

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