About Johanna Seaside Cottages

The Property

Johanna Seaside Cottages is a unique coastal property located just off the Great Ocean Road. Established in 1985 by owner operator Joy Evans, Johanna Seaside Cottages was one of the first self-contained accommodation providers to operate from a farming property along the Great Ocean Road. The 260 hectare coastal getaway is set on land pioneered and settled by the Evans family in the 1880s.

Nestled in the heart of the Great Ocean Road between the Otway National Park and Johanna Beach, the property offers spectacular views of the Southern Ocean, lush river flats, undulating hills and bushland. Close to the world famous Twelve Apostles, Johanna Seaside Cottages makes a perfect base from which to experience the many attractions and activities available in the area.

Johanna Seaside Cottages offers guests the exceptional combination of both a rural and seaside experience.

The Accommodation

With 5 cottages to choose from, the accredited and award winning accommodation offers something for everyone, from couples who are searching for seclusion, to groups and families looking for diversity. The cottages are individually located in private surrounds and offer a truly relaxing, personal and peaceful experience.

The accommodation, as featured on ‘Coxy’s Big Break’, ‘Postcards’ and ‘Getaway’ comprises two architecturally designed cottages, four beach cottages and an authentic Farmhouse. Enjoy plush king size beds bed linen, fully equipped gourmet kitchens, indulge in a massage in the comfort of your own cottage, relax in the spa or curl up by the roaring fire with a great book or DVD from the extensive library. For the more active, there is an indoor heated swimming pool and extensive walking tracks.

Johanna Seaside Cottages, a leader in the tourism industry, was inducted into the Victorian Tourism Awards Hall of Fame in 2004 for Hosted Accommodation.

The Team

Owner/Manager, Joy Evans, has made a significant contribution to the development of tourism in the Great Ocean Road region. Joy was awarded the Outstanding Contribution by Individual Award at the HMAA Victorian Accommodation Awards 2001. This industry recognition reflects the passion and enthusiasm Joy has towards tourism and its growth and development.

Joy is supported by an energetic team committed to delivering value and quality to every guest.

Holiday Great Ocean Road

Joy also started Holiday Great Ocean Road, a specialised booking and management service for holiday houses along the Great Ocean Road. Holiday Great Ocean Road is administered from the office of Johanna Seaside Cottages, and provides homeowners with a professional and experienced accommodation management team to manage their properties. From million dollar beach houses to secluded bush hideaways, Holiday Great Ocean Road provides a variety of properties in various locations along the Great Ocean Road such as Apollo Bay, Lorne, Wye River, Separation Creek, Aireys Inlet and Johanna. If you already have a coastal property or are interested in purchasing one in the Great Ocean Road region, please contact us to see how we can help you. Refer to our website for more details: www.holidaygor.com.au