Destination guide

Palm Beach holiday homes to rent

Nestled between Tallebudgera Creek and Currumbin Creek, Palm Beach is a pristine beach destination for sunbathers and surfers. Whether you want to enjoy local wildlife on a nature walk, bask in the sun on a golden-sand beach, try out a water sport or have fun with the kids at a play park, Palm Beach has something for every interest. Holiday homes to rent in the area are near the top landmarks and activities, giving you endless options for your beach retreat.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Palm Beach

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the city? Travellers enjoy fun activities like surfing and swimming. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Palm Beach a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sea World (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Wet'n'Wild Gold Coast (16.6 mi / 26.6 km)
  • Mallawa Drive Sports Complex (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Palm Beach Pirate Treasure Island Playground (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Balter Brewing Company (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary (2 mi / 3.2 km)
Outdoor activities

Must-try sports near Palm Beach holiday homes

With its sunshine and warm climate, golf is always a popular year-round activity in Australia. The striking coastline and beautiful waters make water sports a must for locals and travellers, however, with surfing, whale watching, watercraft safaris, dolphin encounters, boat tours, sea kayaking, canoeing, diving, snorkelling and stand-up paddle boarding are popular options, as well as kitesurfing and windsurfing. Skydiving, canopy walks, climbing and other adventure sports are also fun to try in the diverse terrain near holiday homes.

Weather

Seasonal weather in Palm Beach

Travellers enjoy Palm Beach for its surfing. If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, January, February, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 28°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Palm Beach

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Palm Beach is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Surfers Paradise Beach (7.9 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Palm Beach Pirate Treasure Island Playground (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Burleigh Head National Park (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • David Fleay Wildlife Park (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Schuster Park (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Currumbin Beach (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
Beaches

Best beaches near Palm Beach holiday rentals

One of the biggest draws in Palm Beach is its beautiful beaches, offering everything from sunbathing to surfing. Holiday homes can be found near such beaches as Currumbin Beach, a serene beach with great surfing waves, and the Palm Beach Parklands, a nature park and sandy beach with gentle waters for swimming and snorkelling. The Tallebudgera Beach, a white-sand beach with clear, turquoise waters and a tranquil atmosphere, is perfect for families and couples to relax by the sea. Currumbin Alley, a surf breach and sandy beach with massive swells that are popular with big-wave surfers, is also a good place for the outdoor adventurer. Kirra Beach, a picturesque, patrolled beach with city views and seaside amenities, is popular for families with small children.

How to get there

Transport to and around Palm Beach

Fly into Gold Coast, QLD (OOL-Coolangatta), the closest airport, located 4.6 mi (7.4 km) from the city centre.

How to get around

Transport to Palm Beach holiday accommodation

Palm Beach is in the heart of the Gold Coast, giving you numerous forms of transport to travel to your holiday accommodation. Located between two international airports, Palm Beach’s modes of transport include buses, taxis, trains and ferries, as well as transfers and tours to major destinations. You can also rent a car, charter a boat or bike and walk from the holiday rentals to landmarks and nature parks in the area.

Food & drink 

Sample Palm Beach delicacies

Palm Beach and the Gold Coast boast a thriving food scene, ranging from specialty cafes and boutique breweries to sophisticated waterfront restaurants and eateries. Whole baby calamari, ocean trout, Moreton Bay bugs, angus beef and sea scallops are among the most sought-after delicacies in the region, all complemented by fine wine and artisan brews from local masters. Whether you want to explore the tastes of the region in familiar dishes or find a brand-new favourite, restaurants and eateries in Palm Beach give you endless options near your holiday accommodation.

Where to stay near Palm Beach?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,910 holiday rentals near Palm Beach. From 511 Houses to 1,262 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Palm Beach is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Palm Beach?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Palm Beach. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Mallawa Drive Sports Complex: 2,521 holiday rentals
  • Mount Tamborine Winery: 1,687 holiday rentals
  • Surfers Paradise Beach: 2,289 holiday rentals
  • Chevron Renaissance: 2,267 holiday rentals
  • Kirra Beach: 2,407 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Palm Beach listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Palm Beach?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 511 Houses in Palm Beach. Our other popular types of Palm Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,262 holiday houses
  • Villas: 19 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 16 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Palm Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,403 holiday homes with pool available in Palm Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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