Known as the gateway to not only East Victoria but Gippsland Lakes, 90 Mile Beach and various other tourist attractions, Sale, Australia is about 260 kilometers from Melbourne.
Sale is home to about 13,000 people.
In 1840 this town was founded as Flooding Creek, by the first settler Archibald McIntosh who made this area a settlement by setting up a store, butchers shop, and forge.
The name was later changed in 1851 to be named after General Sir Robert Sale, a British army officer.
Take a moment to check out the video below of the Sale wetlands to get an impression of the beauty of Gippsland.
Sale Accommodation Option #1: Bon Accord Bed & Breakfast
Rich in history this area has many accommodations for travelers who are looking for somewhere to stay when visiting this area. One is the Bon Accord Bed & Breakfast. The lovely courtyard buildings are sitting amongst two acres of gardens which is a property that is one of Sales oldest.
There are four rooms which are named the Ironing Room, the School House, the Milk Separator Room and the Stables, which is a two bedroom apartment. These buildings date back to the 1860s and the gardens are available for one of the most beautiful places you could ever wish to have a wedding.
Visit their website.
Sale Accommodation Option #2: Captain's Lodge International
If a hotel is more your cup of tea, the Captains Lodge International is one of the choices you will have. There are 30 rooms which are on the ground floor and a swimming pool for your convenience. A stroll or a relaxing sit in the garden while watching the native birds will be a peaceful end to a busy day. The mild temperatures are another reason for this area being such a vacation spot.
There are many reasons you would want to visit this area of Australia but you will find the hospitality of the Australian people is another of the reasons for the area having such a good reputation when it comes to visitors. The rooms are very comfortable featuring queen beds, television, radios, coffee or tea pot, refrigerators, and room service for your added convenience. Visit their website for more information.
Sale Accommodation Option #3: Princeton Motel
If a motel is more along your way of thinking, the Princeton is a 30 room motor lodge that is right here in Sale Victoria. The rooms are air conditioned, they are ground floor rooms, telephones, wireless broadband, and the greatest thing is - they are located close to Ninety Mile Beach, all the arts and crafts, fishing, and wineries that will keep your day busy. The water access is another great reason for staying at the Princeton.
The historic railway will be another reason for visiting this area and you will not want to miss the magnificent bird life that is native to this section of Australia. Visit their website for more information.
When you decide to visit this area that is so rich in history, all the wonderful lakes and the laid back atmosphere will make you feel as if you had lived here all your life.
The tranquillity of the country is addictive.
Sale, Victoria is a great place to spend your next holiday!