Mount Martha is a picturesque location with golden sands, aquamarine beaches and bathing boxes located on the glorious Mornington Peninsula only 1 hour from Melbourne's CBD. Many holiday homes are located close to the village or enjoy spectacular water views high on the local hillsides. A boardwalk winds its way for over 5 km along the Balcombe Creek, to North Beach mouth and back to the Briars Historic Park. The suburb's highest point bears the area's name and reaches 160 m (540 ft). The peak was named after Martha Lonsdale, the wife of a captain in the Royal Navy. Mount Martha is a popular luxury holiday rental desination for families, couples and corporate retreats year round. Book or list your luxury holiday rental with us and experience the Holiday Shacks personalised difference.