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Escape to Crescent Head holiday homes to rent

Located on the Macleay Valley Coast, Crescent Head is a surfer’s paradise and a splendid destination for beachgoers. Whether you want to experience the famous point break, relax by the sea or explore the town with the kids, Crescent Head holiday homes to rent put you in the centre of the action.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Crescent Head

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Crescent Head a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Crescent Head Country Club (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Kempsey Golf Club (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Port Macquarie Astronomical Association Observatory (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Douglas Vale Historic Homestead & Vineyard (16 mi / 25.8 km)
  • Macquarie Nature Reserve (16.1 mi / 26 km)
  • Koala Hospital (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
Outdoor activities

Must-try sports near Crescent Head holiday rentals

Crescent Head may be known for its surfing, but there are plenty more outdoor activities on land and in the sea to keep you occupied. Longboarding, swimming, waterskiing, fishing, kayaking, canoeing and sailing are popular water activities. On land, bushwalking, nature walks, camping, stargazing, whale watching, hiking, biking and horseback riding are great ways to take in the rainforest scenery and enjoy the native wildlife. If you’re feeling adventurous, you could also try skydiving, hang-gliding or parasailing for aerial views of the water and landscape. No matter your inclination, you’ll find exciting outdoor excursions near your holiday accommodation.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Crescent Head

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

  • Hat Head National Park (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Town Beach (15.3 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Kooloonbung Creek Nature Park (15.7 mi / 25.2 km)
  • Macquarie Nature Reserve (16.1 mi / 26 km)
  • Nobbys Beach (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
  • Lighthouse Beach (19.3 mi / 31.1 km)
Beaches

Best beaches near Crescent Head holiday rentals

The beautiful beaches of Crescent Head are a huge draw for travellers. Holiday rentals are available near coastal areas like Killick Beach, a picturesque white-sand beach with children’s swim areas and perfect swells for surfers and longboarders, and Goolawah Beach, a sandy, tranquil beach for sunbathing and water sports. You could also enjoy Delicate Beach, a popular break with campgrounds, rock formations and massive swells, and Johnson’s Beach, a long, sandy beach with a sand bar formation and perfect surf waves.

How to get there

Transport to and around Crescent Head

Fly into Port Macquarie, NSW (PQQ), the closest airport, located 15.9 mi (25.6 km) from the city centre.

How to get around

Transport to Crescent Head holiday homes

Being in the centre of the North Coast, Crescent Head is easily accessed by Sydney or Brisbane, as well as the neighbouring towns in the area. Planes, trains, buses and taxis service the area, and once there, you can use car hire or taxis to get around. Depending on where you choose to stay for your holiday accommodation, you may also be able to walk or bike to nearby attractions.

Where to stay near Crescent Head?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 251 holiday rentals near Crescent Head. From 110 Houses to 110 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 Crescent Head is on Stayz.

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

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

  • Crescent Head Country Club: 332 holiday rentals
  • Mid North Coast Maritime Museum Pilot Boat Shed: 417 holiday rentals
  • Trial Bay Gaol: 446 holiday rentals
  • South West Rocks Country Club: 446 holiday rentals
  • Port Macquarie Museum: 416 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Crescent Head 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 Crescent Head?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 110 Houses in Crescent Head. Our other popular types of Crescent Head holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 110 holiday houses
  • Villas: 6 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 9 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 Crescent Head?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 50 holiday homes with pool available in Crescent Head. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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