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Vacation rentals in Makassar

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Popular amenities for Makassar vacation rentals

Stay near Makassar's top sights

Pallubasa Serigala3 locals recommend
Fort Rotterdam Makassar13 locals recommend
Gelael Supermarket - Indotim Makassar3 locals recommend

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Makassar

  • Total rentals

    290 properties

  • Total number of reviews

    480 reviews

  • Family-friendly rentals

    100 properties are a good fit for families

  • Pet-friendly rentals

    10 properties allow pets

  • Rentals with a pool

    130 properties have a pool

  • Rentals with dedicated workspaces

    90 properties have a dedicated workspace

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in Makassar?

    Makassar has a tropical rainforest climate. High levels of humidity and temperatures ranging between 22°C (72°F) and 32°C (90°F) are common all year round. The city experiences rainfall throughout the year, with November to April being the wettest months.

  • What are some of the best things to do in Makassar?

    Popular activities in Makassar include exploring the historic Dutch Fort Rotterdam, relaxing at Losari Beach, and touring the old trading port at Paotere Harbor. Visitors also enjoy taking in the city's lively culture at the Makassar Traditional Market, and savouring the local cuisine, especially its seafood.

  • What is the best time of year to visit Makassar?

    The months of June to September, during the drier season, are often recommended for visiting Makassar. During this time, the city hosts the Makassar International Eight Festival, a cultural celebration featuring music, dance, and traditional boat races.

  • What are the best places to stay in Makassar?

    Losari Beach is a popular area to stay in Makassar, known for its pleasant sea views and sunset spots. Panakkukang is another preferred area, home to various shopping malls and eateries. For a more upscale and modern neighbourhood, consider staying in the Pettarani area.

  • What are the best places to visit in Makassar?

    The Fort Rotterdam, a significant historical site, the transcendent Floating Mosque on Losari Beach, and the vibrant Paotere Harbor are popular places to visit in Makassar. Nature lovers frequently visit the Bantimurung Bulusaraung National Park known for its butterfly population.

  • What are some hiking trails in Makassar?

    Makassar is surrounded by natural beauty, providing ample hiking opportunities. Gunung Bawakaraeng, a 90 km (56 miles) drive away, is a popular spot for a challenging hike where you'll reach stunning heights. For a family-friendly trail, consider the Malino Highlands, 90 km (56 miles) from the city, with its cool climate and beautiful tea plantations.

  • What are some family activities to do in Makassar?

    Families can spend an enjoyable day at the Trans Studio Makassar theme park, visit the Bugis Waterpark for a splashy adventure, or explore the educational exhibits at the Makassar Science Centre. A trip to the La Galigo Museum inside Fort Rotterdam provides a fascinating peek into the city's history.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in Makassar?

    Makassar invites visitors to explore a variety of day trips. Consider venturing to Bantimurung Bulusaraung National Park, approximately 40 miles (64 km) from the city, to admire its waterfalls and butterflies. Alternatively, explore the marine beauty of Samalona Island, just 5 miles (8 km) from the Makassar coast. Cultural enthusiasts might enjoy a 50 mile (80 km) journey to Malino, a cool hill station renowned for its tea plantations and traditional Bugis houses.

  • Are there vacation rentals with a dedicated workspace in Makassar?

    Yes! Work meets play with ease at over 90 vacation rentals in Makassar featuring dedicated workspaces. Stay connected and productive in your home away from home.

  • Are there Makassar vacation rentals on Airbnb with pools?

    Yes! Dive into the perfect getaway at one of over 130 vacation homes with pools in Makassar, available on Airbnb. Make a splash and soak up the sun in style!

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