Great Ocean Road Hotels

Chris's Beacon Point Restaurant and Villas

  • 280 Skenes Creek Rd. Map It
  • Apollo Bay
  • Fodor's Choice
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  • Sensational views


  • Pricey
  • Steep walk to rooms

Published 07/22/2015

Fodor's Review

Set high in the Otway Ranges overlooking the Great Ocean Road and the sea, this is a wonderful place to dine or bed down for the night. The elevated accommodations have uninterrupted ocean views from floor-to-ceiling windows and timber balconies. The studios can accommodate four people. The restaurant ($$), opened in 1979 by owner Chris Talihmanidis, draws people from all over the region for modern cuisine inspired by the Middle East and Mediterranean Europe. To get here, take the Skenes Creek Road turnoff about 3 km (2 mi) from Apollo Bay and wind up a hill to Beacon Point.

Hotel Information


280 Skenes Creek Rd., Apollo Bay, Victoria, 3233, Australia

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Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 4 villas, 5 studios
  • Rate includes: Breakfast

Published 07/22/2015

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