Destination guide

Find the perfect holiday rental for your The Pocket getaway

Learn about the unique charm of The Pocket with a stay in a holiday home rental. This city has something for everyone. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around The Pocket

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes The Pocket a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Byron Bay Golf Course (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Tropical Fruit World (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Crystal Creek Miniatures (17 mi / 27.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of The Pocket

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, The Pocket is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Torakina Park (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Whian Whian State Conservation Area (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Belongil Beach (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Rocky Creek Dam (11.8 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Nightcap National Park (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around The Pocket

Fly into Ballina, NSW (BNK-Ballina - Byron Gateway), the closest airport, located 23.4 mi (37.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Gold Coast, QLD (OOL-Coolangatta), which is 23.6 mi (38 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around The Pocket?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 300 holiday rentals around The Pocket. From 172 Houses to 44 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 around The Pocket is on Stayz.

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

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

  • Wategos Beach: 1,268 holiday rentals
  • Tallow Beach: 1,227 holiday rentals
  • Cape Byron Lighthouse: 1,265 holiday rentals
  • Kingscliff War Memorial: 2,085 holiday rentals
  • Lake Ainsworth Sport and Recreation Centre: 1,188 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around The Pocket 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 The Pocket?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 172 Houses in The Pocket. Our other popular types of The Pocket holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 44 holiday houses
  • Villas: 9 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 37 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 The Pocket?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 84 holiday homes with pool available in The Pocket. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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