Winter escape on the Mornington Peninsula

Winter escape to Shoreline

By Robyn Bell | July 20, 2022

Over the school hols I decided to take the teens on a mini winter escape to the Mornington Peninsula. Hubby still had to work, so we needed somewhere not too […]

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The making of The Mariner

By Sian West | July 20, 2022

The Making of the Mariner Hosting guests in their Mornington Peninsula holiday homes is something Sian and Peter West have been doing with heart for over 18 years now. Becoming […]

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Romantic Escapes on the Mornington Peninsula

By Sian West | June 29, 2022

Taking time for a romantic escape and spending time together whether for a special occasion or just because…the Peninsula will have you coming back time and time again.  How lucky […]

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huddle around the fire

Winter weekend escape ideas

By Sian West | May 31, 2022

Winter is that wonderful time of the year where you can do as much or as little as you like. Enjoy peace and space at this quieter time of year […]

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Travel with teens

By Sian West | May 4, 2022

…and get them off their screens..that is the challenge!  Any parent will admit it is no easy task to lure our teens away from their screens, it’s hard enough for […]

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Doggie Road Trips Victoria

Doggie Road Trips Around Victoria

By Sian West | August 10, 2021

This year we thought we would take this opportunity of being State bound to explore this wonderful place we live.  It is always our goal each year to go to […]

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2021 survival & burnout remedies

By Sian West | August 2, 2021

Tempting, isn’t it 🙂 but we don’t…we keep getting up…ironing our trackies (or is that just me that sometimes irons trackies lol, not all the time) and we keep going.  […]

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What makes Great Pet Friendly Holiday Accommodation

By Sian West | June 16, 2021

At Ocean Blue Coastal Retreats we believe holidays should be for the whole family, including your furry family members, so we specialise in great pet-friendly holiday accommodation. Most pet owners […]

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Finding some balance in this crazy time

By Sian West | June 2, 2021

Hello everyone Well here we are again…Victoria in lockdown once again and we hope you are all feeling okay…all we can hope is that it doesn’t drag out too long […]

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