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Your own private beach retreat at pristine Pennington Bay,

Kangaroo Island

Allure Beach Retreat is a stunningly appointed eco-retreat nestled directly behind Pennington Bay.  Designed to maximise coastal views and ocean breezes, the property is situated within 50 acres of privately owned, pristine, heritage coastline.  It provides absolute privacy and is the perfect location to relax and unwind. 


A short walk from the house through sand dunes leads you to Pennington Bay; one of the most spectacular beaches on Kangaroo Island.  Whether you are a surfer, fisher, or just enjoy walking on pristine white sand, Pennington Bay is the perfect location.


Conveniently located a 20-minute drive from the Penneshaw ferry terminal and 40 minutes from Kingscote Airport, this family-friendly accommodation is fully self-sufficient.  Powered by a comprehensive solar system, with back-up generator, modern luxuries are not compromised, yet with an environmentally sustainable footprint. 


Allure Beach Retreat has been running successfully as a holiday rental for many years, and we would love to welcome you here for your Kangaroo Island adventure.

Pennington Bay walkway
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5 Guests

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2 Bedrooms

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3 Beds

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1 Bathroom


This family-friendly accommodation comprises of:

  • two spacious double bedrooms with queen beds;

  • a single bed;

  • sofa bed; 

  • one bathroom (accessed through bedroom two);

  • well-equipped kitchen (there is an outside BBQ, and inside stove top and microwave, although no oven); 

  • a comfortable lounge room; and

  • free, high-speed wifi.

This eco-retreat is fully self-sufficient, with solar power (with back-up battery). It has been running successfully as a Home Away Stayz holiday rental for many years, and we would love to welcome you during your next Kangaroo Island holiday!



Amazing location and sensational views ★★★★★

We spent a week in December at Allure and loved it. The house is even more beautiful than the pictures and very spacious and roomy which was good for our family of 5 including 3 teenagers. Sitting outside on the deck admiring the view was a highlight and we loved the remote, quiet location of the house. You feel totally immersed in nature. We would highly recommend this house, it's very special.

By Lisa P.

Jan 2024


Relaxing stay ★★★★★

We loved our time here. Everything we needed for our family of four, with a fantastic view and peaceful setting. Very relaxing and away from it all. We caught fish from the beach and enjoyed day trips to the island’s highlights. Lovely at the end of the day to come back to this place and enjoy the view, the sunsets, the bath, the wallabies, roos and goannas and nights relaxing with the family.

By Josie W.

Jan 2024

High quality accommodation in secluded location ★★★★★

We spent three nights at this absolutely sensational property at Pennington Bay. Extremely well-appointed, very spacious and well hidden. Well located, being not too far from either Penneshaw or Kingscote. We would love to do a return visit at some stage.

David S.

Nov 2023


Dreamy escape ★★★★★

A beautiful property in a dreamy part of the world. We will be back.

Adam S.

Nov 2023


Absolute private and stunning serenity ★★★★★

Being newlyweds, we wanted to spend our honeymoon on our favourite island destination. We wanted to have some privacy to soak up the love high and Allure was the perfection location! This beautiful home was very homely and comfortable, and the view was simply breathtaking! We felt as though we were completely secluded, yet only a few minute walk to the stunning Pennington Bay beach. We will 100% be staying again when we next organise a trip to this beautiful island.

Amy W.

Nov 2023


Completely relaxing coastal private retreat. ★★★★★

Loved the wild scenery, this off grid property is one of the best places I have stayed. The house itself with its very thoughtful and tasteful fit out has everything you need….Highly recommend.

Sue C.

Oct 2023


Perfect location, views and home ★★★★★

A beautiful property, couldn’t be more happy with location. Best on the island. Secluded with the most exceptional views. Home is well appointed with beautiful linen and towels. Everything was perfect. Thank you for an amazing stay

Tash S.

Aug 2023


 Awesome ★★★★★

Very clean, well presented property. Has everything needed for a relaxing, comfortable and secluded stay. Amazing views and position. Loved it.

Graeme J.

July 2023


Another special time at Allure Beach Retreat ★★★★★

This is the second time we have stayed at this wonderful property in this special location. It is such a comfortable, welcoming place that it felt like we were coming home. All we could possibly have needed or wanted was on hand, including the beautiful beach and wildlife, woodfire and a great array of books. Oh, and the silence and privacy too. We hope to return one day.

Julie R.

July 2023


Hidden gem ★★★★★

We loved this staying here. Location is awesome and everything you could want for a relaxing stay is provided. A truly beautiful property with magnificent views. It was really hard to leave and hope to return soon. Thank you.

Andrew & Sue T.

May 2023


Wonderful stay ★★★★★

Most beautiful holiday stay, views in and around home were breath-taking. This was a truly wonderful experience, relaxing, wildlife so close, we did not want to leave! The home was spotless, fresh and clean. Awesome holiday home!

Kobie H.

Apr 2023


Bliss ★★★★★

We loved this place. Location is awesome, lay-out of the house is great. Everything you could want for a relaxing stay is there. Really hard to leave but hope to return one day. Truly Beautiful property

Matthew B.

Apr 2023


Pennington getaway ★★★★★

Fabulous. Our second time experiencing this lovely location and holiday home. We all had a fantastic time because the facilities, location and overall accommodation was excellent. We intend to rebook in the future. Thank you.

David B.

Mar 2023

A great escape ★★★★★

A wonderful property located in a serene location. We loved our stay - a short stroll to the beach, stunning sunsets, abundant wildlife, and an easy drive to many of KIs most loved destinations.

Elissa P.

Dec 2022

Seaside escape ★★★★★

This property is beautiful with an outstanding view providing a peaceful reflective space to recharge.

The kids explored the many paths taking a dip or two at the nearby beach. Life is easy here with everything you need it’s a comfortable stay. Our second time here we love it. Thank you for letting us stay again in your home, we had a great time reconnecting as a family.

By Raelene K.

Oct 2022


Wonderful short holiday ★★★★★

This was a wonderful short break to explore KI and unwind. Highly recommended for a relaxing holiday with fabulous views, peaceful and quiet setting within a garden area. The house was very comfortable. Thank you!

By Sasha A.

Sep 2022


A truly magical place ★★★★★

In many years of travelling around Australia, this is hands-down the best place we have ever stayed. Incredible views, from outside and in. The viewing platform, outdoor shower and walk down to the beach were our favourite things. Very impressed to find the wood heater loaded and ready to go. Thank you for sharing your beautiful property. We'll be back!

By Paul K.

Aug 2022


Amazing hidden gem! ★★★★★

I stayed here with my parents (so 3 adults) and my dog for 4 nights. We were all amazed upon arrival at the beauty of the location, the view, the ease of access and just the overall feel of the place! Right away we knew we were going to love it! Such a hidden gem and even better that our furry loved ones get to enjoy the serenity as well! Definitely a place we would all recommend and hope we can come back to one day!

By Stacey M..

Jul 2022


Close to perfect ★★★★★

This was an amazing property in the most beautiful place imaginable. The house was just amazing and you could sense the connection the owner had to it but also to the area. It was a real privilege to stay there. Everything was easy and perfect from the first contact to the accurate instructions. There was not anything that could make it more perfect than it is.

By Lesley D.

Jun 2022


Home Away from Home ★★★★★

Aware of Pennington Bay and it’s beauty we were still blown away by the location of this hidden gem. We felt totally relaxed and comfortable our whole stay. Being Winter the weather, although sunny for quite a few days, did not compromise our enjoyment of the scenery and surrounds. Everything we needed to relax and just chill, including the warmth of the fire made our stay memorable. Our little dogs enjoyed the walks and we kept them inside during the nightly visits from the roaming wildlife. The skies were filled with stars at night and we could hear the waves crashing on the shoreline. Great position, considerate host and well-maintained home away from home. We are returning during Summer to enjoy a different season. Thank you!

By David B.

Jun 2022


A very special time and place ★★★★★

We, and our dog, had plans and ideas for our holiday on Kangaroo Island. In the end we mostly stayed at home (as it became known) and it was perfect. No reason to leave when we had our own bay nestled nearby, sand dunes and beachy vegetation to explore, locals that hopped by and allowed us to share their world, an extensive range of books and dvds that could take us places, a wood fire that was eager to please, knew its stuff and warmed the back of our happy dog. And solitude. Much peace, space and solitude. No reason at all to leave.

By Julie R.

Jun 2022


Definitely Alluring! ★★★★★

We were looking forward to staying so close to Pennington Bay - a favourite part of KI; however, the photos just don't do this home from home justice. It's central - which is good - but we loved the surrounds so much, we stayed around the property. Daily walks through the private cut through to the bay; the cute look out may have seen a G&T or two being enjoyed and the fire pit was brilliant at night. We are about to book again for next year. Just lovely.

By Marylyn M.

May 2022


Perfect Location ★★★★★

Allure Beach Retreat is a beautiful spot to spend a few nights. It is private and surrounded by nature, with beautiful views to the southern beaches of Kangaroo Island. The property is completely off-grid and very comfortable, and surrounded by wildlife, including a large group of tammar wallabies. Highly recommend it, and would love to stay there again in the future!

By Mark B.

May 2022


Stunning views in central and beautifully remote setting ★★★★★

Absolutely loved our stay at Pennington Bay - what a stunning location and house to enjoy it in /from. Beach views and abundant wallabies and kangaroos right on your doorstep. Everything you need in the kitchen and bathroom for a long stay, spacious dining and lounge. Beautifully warm indoor fireplace made cool nights a treat. Great location remote and super quite but also central on KI itself - we enjoyed exploring flinders chase, emu bay, kingscote, american river and antechamber bay from this convenient base.Comfy bed and plentiful extra rugs to keep cosy.

 By Keely M.

Apr 2022


Stunning!!! ★★★★★

Fabulous stay!! Stunning location, short walk to beautiful Pennington Bay. Accommodation has everything you need and more. Dog friendly too!! Thank you for a wonderful stay.

By Melissa P.

Apr 2022


Magical holiday house ★★★★★

We had beautiful stay at Allure! We are in LOVE! Everything was perfect and the little touches such as fresh eggs, herbs on the bench and the outdoor shower made it extra special!

By Jackie A.

Mar 2022


Location Location Location ★★★★★

This was the second time I've stayed at this property and hopefully not the last. I love Allure, I love the location and the privacy you get when staying here. Great little house which feels like 'home'. And lots of friendly furry locals too who come and say hello when the sun starts to go down.


The house has everything you need, is really comfortable and has the most amazing deck overlooking the bay. And its only a short stroll down to what is one of the most beautiful beaches. And the outdoor shower is amazing, one of my favourite things at the house.

I would highly recommend staying here, its unique, location is awesome, and you don't have to share the space with a gazillion people.

By Lotte E.

Mar 2022


Relaxing stay ★★★★★

Beautiful property, everything you could want for a relaxing and happy stay. A slice of paradise in lovely KI.

By David S.

Feb 2022


Once again an amazing stay! ★★★★★

Thank you again for another amazing holiday in your Allure Beach Retreat. We love staying there with its beautiful views and the incredible new viewing platform and new deck! We can’t wait to come back next year!

By Emily U.

Feb 2022


Absolute heaven ★★★★★

Had an incredible stay with my pup! The wildlife! The view! The house! So private yet so close to everything! The beach is spectacular and most days deserted and to be able to access from the property felt like it was a private beach! Have already booked my next stay!

By Mike C.

Jan 2022


Dream accom on dream island ★★★★★

5-star all the way! Kangaroo Island is just heaven on earth, and Antonia's place was the little slice of heaven that we got to call home for a few days. The house is perfectly maintained and fit in so well with the surroundings, we love how environmentally conscious the place is and yet still provide high standard comfort. The location is just wow, the private path to the beach was great and was easy to walk down with our toddler and pups at sunset. Antonia is a friendly host with great communication. Thank you for sharing such a special place with us, great hospitality! Looking forward to making plans for our return again!

By Lhamo M.

Dec 2021


Kangaroo Island Google Map
Allure Beach Retreat location satellite map

Allure Beach Retreat is located directly behind Pennington Bay, and is accessed from Pennington Bay Road, Pelican Lagoon, Kangaroo Island. Detailed location, direction and access information is provided on booking.

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