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This charming seaside town is a holiday destination for many Tasmanians. Its great fishing and relaxed coastal lifestyle, combined with dramatic views over Great Oyster Bay to the Hazards mountains and Freycinet Peninsula, are understandable attractions.

Kate's Berry Farm, TasmaniaHowever, the biggest pull is its ideal touring location. It is just an hour north to Freycinet National Park, with all its activities, and half an hour south to catch the Maria Island National Park ferry, making Swansea a perfect base to explore the east coast highlights without needing to repack your bags.

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    Accommodation choices for Swansea

    We’ve selected a range of accommodation options for when you visit Swansea. Our choices usually come recommended for their character, facilities and service or location. Our specialists always aim to suggest properties that match your preferences.

    • Piermont Retreat, Swansea

      Piermont Retreat

      First Class

      The setting for Piermont Retreat is just breathtaking. On 20 hectares of serene beach frontage sit snug cottages made of local stone and rammed earth. Using local timber and Kashmiri slate, they are built ‘bio-sustainably’ and blend into the native bush gardens.