The Beach Escape @ Primrose Sands

Holiday house in Primrose Sands

5 reviews (5.0)

Want a beach side holiday half way between Hobart and Port Arthur? Maybe a 2 bedroom home that sleeps 5 and is only 2 minutes from the beach? Want to keep the kids entertained with games, sandpit, cubby house, XBox and movies? Then look no further!

$158.68 - $198.00
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
5 guests
Book from $158.68 per day Low commission
2 bedrooms 1 bathroom Max. 5 guests (included) Min. 1 night

You will receive a reply to your request confirming pricing & availability prior to payment.

Please enter the check-in and check-out dates for your stay as well as the number of adults/children checking in. We will check the availability and confirm the total price including any applicable fees and taxes.



The Beach Escape @ Primrose Sands offers spectacular views of Primrose Sands beach, Frederick Henry Bay and Mount Wellington. It is a convenient 1-2 minute walk from the beach, shop, children's playground, adult fitness park and BMX bike track.


The Beach Escape is located at Primrose Sands, Tasmania on the way to Port Arthur. It is an ideal base for both tourist activities and a beach side stay, all in one convenient location. It is only:

  • 40 mins from Hobart,
  • 25 mins from Hobart Airport,
  • 50 mins from Port Arthur Historic Site and the Tasman Peninsula,
  • 25 mins from historic Richmond village,
  • 15 mins from Sorell with its supermarkets, shops, cafes and all essential services.

The property

The property sleeps 5 people and is perfect for a family getaway. It offers a modern décor, new appliances and quality furnishings. The backyard is fully fenced and child friendly. No pets allowed sorry.

Relax in the lounge with a 40inch LCD TV, Blu-ray player including a selection of approximately 60 DVDs. Xbox 360 with games and stunning views out of your window. There is also a selection of board games, books and kids toys.

The master bedroom features a queen bed, 40inch LCD TV and has views out over the beach and bay.

The second bedroom contains a sturdy wooden bunk bed, with an additional single trundle bed available.

The kitchen is a fully equipped, with a gas stove, microwave, toaster, oven and dishwasher. After cooking your meal you can enjoy it on the 9 piece dining setting in the separate dining room.

There is a large bathroom with a bath, separate shower, toilet and double sink. There is also an additional separate toilet.

Out the back there is a BBQ, 7 piece outdoor dining setting and cubby house.

There is plenty of off-street parking for up to 3 cars and/or a boat.

Things to do

At The Beach Escape there is something for everyone. These are some of the things we like doing:

  • Photograph an Aurora (with the right camera). We are glad to provide advice if needed.
  • Relax and unwind on the deck taking in the spectacular views of the water whilst sipping on a cool drink.
  • Grab your rod and real and catch dinner from the shore or a boat.
  • Hit the pure white sands of the beach.
  • Go kayaking, snorkelling, water skiing or jet-skiing.
  • Explore the foreshore / rock pools.
  • Take the kids to the playground which is just 2 mins away. Whilst you are there try out the adult fitness park.
  • Enjoy the Xbox 360, the board games, the selection of DVD’s and books.
  • Hit the tourist trail. Visit Port Arthur, the Tessellated Pavement, the Devils Kitchen, Tasman Arch, Doo Town or go bush walking.
  • Play golf at one of the three golf courses less than 20 mins away including Royal Tasmania.

What is included?

The price includes:

  • Accommodation for up to 5 guests – no more to pay,
  • All linen and towels,
  • Free use of a portacot upon request.
  • Plenty of parking


  • Laundry facilities
  • No smoking
  • Children's Playground
  • BBQ - Gas
  • Kitchen
  • Stereo
  • Accept VISA
  • Accept MasterCard
  • Television
  • Air conditioning
  • Linen supplied
  • Undercover or off street parking
  • Internet access
  • DVD
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • TV with teletext/caption functions
  • Baby Cot
  • Books/Magazines Supplied
  • Videos/DVDs Supplied
  • Dishwasher
  • Balcony
  • Bath towels provided
  • Cooking facilities
  • Gas stove
  • Hair dryer
  • Heaters provided
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Reverse cycle heating
  • Stairs
  • Walk to the shops
  • Washing machine
  • Video Games
  • Free WiFi
  • Dishes and utensils
  • Oven
  • Toaster


Location map

Check-in & check-out times

Check-in: 14:00:00
Check-out: 10:00:00

Terms & conditions

Guests must be 18 years of age or over to make a booking.

The property is not a party house and as such any gatherings, celebrations or entertainment are not permitted without written consent from the managers of the property.  Any breach of this condition may result in immediate termination of the booking, losing your bond (if any), removal of guests and additional charges (eg cleaning).

Pets are prohibited both inside and outside.

At least one of the guests staying at the property must be at least 18 years of age

Please provide a contact phone number, preferably a mobile phone number, a postal address and email address, to secure your booking.

Check in

Check in time is 2pm unless otherwise agreed with the proprieter. Please advise us at the time of booking if you would like an alternate time.

You will be provided with a unique electronic PIN code to access the property 48 hours prior to your arrival. This code will be active for the duration of your stay, and will automatically expire after your departure.

Check out

Check out time is 10am. Please advise us at the time of booking if you would like an alternate time. Extra charges may apply for late checkout.

Please ensure the door key is returned to the key hook in the kitchen.

Upon check out please ensure the stove, oven, televisions, air conditioner and lights are turned off. Please ensure all windows are closed and all doors are locked. You will be charged for the replacement of lost keys, at a cost of $10 per key.

Please wash all dishes, clean the BBQ and ensure the kitchen is left clean and tidy.  You do not need to pack away the dishes, i.e. clean dishes can be left on the dish rack to dry, or in the dishwasher.

An extra charge of $40 per hour will apply if the kitchen is not properly tidied.

Payments and cancellations

A 25% deposit is required in order to secure your booking. Bookings are not confirmed until the deposit is received.

Payment in full must be received 7 days prior to your arrival. If the date the booking is made is within 7 days of staying, full payment (including bond) will be required at the time of booking.

Cancellations and variations are accepted 7 days prior to your arrival.  The deposit component of your booking is non-refundable in the case of a cancellation within 28 days of your check in date. If you cancel outside of 28 days your entire amount paid to that point will be refunded.  We recommend that you take up travel insurance.

If the property becomes unavailable due to unforeseen circumstances (e.g. fire, flood etc.), we will endeavour to inform you immediately and all monies will be refunded in full.

We reserve the right to cancel a booking.


Guest responsibilities

It is your responsibility to read and understand these Terms and Conditions before making a booking and paying a deposit.

A breach of these Terms and Conditions will result in, but is not limited to, you being evicted from the premises, losing your security deposit (if any) and / or other monies paid (or owed) by you.

It is accepted by you, that you will take due care of the property and facilities. You are responsible for any damage, breakage or theft that occurs during your stay, and will notify us immediately. Extra charges may apply to any damage caused by you to the property, and are to be paid before you check out. Any property damage over $500 may be reported to the police as malicious damage.

Disturbance to our neighbours, including excessive noise, is prohibited and may result in termination and eviction without refund. Guests must contain noise at a reasonable level and, in particular, between 10pm and 8am.

Dispose of garbage (including emptying the fridge) and recycling in the allocated bins. If you are staying on a Sunday night, please place the bins near the curb for collection on Monday morning.

You are responsible for any visitors, and are liable for any damage caused by visitors.

You must maintain the security of the premises. Guests will be held responsible for any incident that occurs during their stay or upon departure as a result of the premises being left unsecured. We recommend you close windows and locks doors if you are leaving the house to prevent damage from rain or intruders.

Report any concerns about the condition of the property to us within eighteen (18) hours of arrival.


General information

We will endeavour to ensure all facilities are in working order prior to your arrival, and will advise you beforehand if there are any problems with the property.

We accept no responsibility for any inconvenience due to unforeseen faults with the facilities during your stay. In such circumstances, we will undertake best endeavours to repair, replace or hire an alternative.

The property is strictly non-smoking inside. Please close doors if you are smoking outside. An additional cleaning fee of $100 and additional costs for any damage caused will apply if guests smoke inside.

Pets are prohibited both inside and outside.

The property is not a party house and as such any gatherings, celebrations or entertainment are not permitted without written consent from the managers of the property.  Any breach of this condition may result in immediate termination of the booking, losing your bond (if any), removal of guests and additional charges (eg cleaning).


Jess A


February, 2019

"Wonderful property, clean, inviting and perfect for families" What a wonderful weekend we’ve had at the Beach escape! Perfect location, the house had everything we could have asked for and more. It was spotlessly clean and a lovely place to relax. Lots to entertain the kids and adults! Hopefully we’ll be back!



January, 2019

"Exceptional" Excellent view...Clean and good layout.



November, 2018

"Exceptional" We loved all the amenities and the clean bright decor the views from all rooms toward the beach were stunning. Will recommend it widely. Wished we could stay longer!

Jiangming - Singapore


September, 2018

"Tas trip 8 to 15 Sep" Clean and comfortable atmosphere. Near to scenic beach and viewable stars and potentially aurora.

Kirstie C


April, 2017

"Great holiday place for families" We enjoyed our few days here; it was nice and relaxing as well as being well set up for a family with two little kids.

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