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Discover the wonder of Hope Island in holiday homes to rent

Hope Island is a wonderland of adventure in Queensland. Holiday homes to rent here are near historic temples with stunning architecture, outstanding golfing and theme parks for families and sports fans, relaxing and romantic beaches, upscale dining, boutique shopping and a world of other experiences. Your holiday rental in this area will set you up for memories that will last a lifetime whether you’re on a family holiday, a romantic weekend getaway or a solo trip to take some time off from the routine of daily life.

Things to do

Things to see and do near Hope Island holiday homes to rent

You’ll find tons of things to do near Hope Island holiday homes to rent. Sanctuary Cove offers golf courses, a marina and an upscale shopping and entertainment centre. The Palms Golf Course is a great place to shoot 18 holes on immaculately maintained greens. Art and culture seekers will love the Dalozzo Art Gallery where you can see 56 years of professional artistry with fine-art collections to suit every taste and style. Charles Holm Park is a great spot for a romantic walk along the riverfront and features calm and gentle surf, clear blue waters, public shelters, barbecue facilities and a playground.


Sightseeing in and around Hope Island

Are you hoping to discover things to do during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Hope Island a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Dreamworld (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Warner Bros. Movie World (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Sea World (7.5 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Wet'n'Wild Gold Coast (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • WhiteWater World (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Lakeside Country Club (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Hope Island

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Hope Island is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Surfers Paradise Beach (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • WhiteWater World (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Harley Park (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Ian Dipple Lagoon (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Doug Jennings Park (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Broadwater Parklands (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Hope Island

Fly into Gold Coast, QLD (OOL-Coolangatta), the closest airport, located 22.6 mi (36.4 km) from the city centre.

How to get around

Travel and transport near Hope Island holiday accommodation

Many transport options are available to get you to and around your Hope Island holiday accommodation. Hope Island is adjacent to a major motorway, so if you choose to drive yourself, a car hire will make the process quite simple. In the resort areas, golf cart rentals are a great way to get around, and there are buggy paths linking resorts in the area. The island is also serviced by regular buses. The nearest airport is in Brisbane, and rail services also run to the city. Whatever your preferred means of transport, you’ll find it in Hope Island.

Food & drink 

Local delicacies and dishes near Hope Island holiday rentals

Hope Island and Queensland in general have their own culinary traditions, and there are specific regional foods and drinks you’ll want to try near holiday rentals. Seafood reigns supreme here, and a variety of dishes such as Moreton Bay bugs, king and tiger prawns, mud crabs and others must be tried. Delicious tropical fruits such as mangoes, pineapples and pawpaws are found in dessert dishes here. A staple of the area is the delicious Bundaberg Rum brewed with sugar cane. You’ll also find great wineries in the area, and local vintages pair well with the cuisine.

Essential info

What you need to know about Hope Island holiday homes

Hope Island is a quiet resort town that hosts a resident population of around 12,000 people. Australian English is the primary language here, and the suburban environs and atmosphere make it a very quiet and safe place to visit for travellers who exercise basic caution. It’s located along the Gold Coast, meaning it has a humid subtropical climate with average annual temperatures from 17.2°C to 25.2°C. Annually, it experiences around 1,273 mm of rainfall, with most between November and February. Transport is plentiful, and navigating the area is quite easy overall.

Family friendly

Family fun near Hope Island pet-friendly accommodation

Families will find many options for fun near Hope Island holiday accommodation. Couran Cove offers gorgeous turquoise waters and soft white sands. Jabiru Island offers a hiking trail over crystal-clear waters surrounded by green forest. Saltwater Park is a lush green space with picnic facilities and a dog park, so you can bring your four-legged family friend along for a day out and about. Coombabah Lake Conservation Park offers the chance to see local wildlife as well as a public beach on which to relax.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Hope Island?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,113 holiday rentals around Hope Island. From 227 Houses to 791 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 Hope Island is on Stayz.

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

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

  • Sanctuary Cove Golf and Country Club: 1,902 holiday rentals
  • Sanctuary Cove Marina: 1,891 holiday rentals
  • Marina Shopping Village: 1,895 holiday rentals
  • Mount Tamborine Winery: 1,756 holiday rentals
  • Surfers Paradise Beach: 2,393 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Hope Island 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 Hope Island?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 227 Houses in Hope Island. Our other popular types of Hope Island holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 791 holiday houses
  • Villas: 29 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 Hope Island?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 846 holiday homes with pool available in Hope Island. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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