Destination guide

Experience Smiths Lake in holiday homes to rent

Nestled in the Mid North Coast region of New South Wales, Smiths Lake is the ideal holiday destination for sun worshippers and outdoor adventurers. Whether you’re travelling with families, your loved one or on your own, Smiths Lake has endless opportunities for fun, sightseeing and relaxation near holiday homes to rent.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Smiths Lake

Are you hoping to discover things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Smiths Lake has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Forster-Tuncurry Golf Course (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Bulahdelah Golf Club (15.8 mi / 25.5 km)
Outdoor activities

Outdoor fun near Smiths Lake holiday rentals

The unspoilt natural environment of Smiths Lake is ideal for outdoor adventures. Coastal lagoons, national parkland, large waterways, dense forests and majestic peaks provide varied terrain for a range of activities such as hiking, biking, bushwalking, stand-up paddleboarding, surfing, windsurfing, kiteboarding, kayaking, sailing, snorkelling and scuba diving. For a more leisurely experience, you can enjoy relaxing dips in the calm waters, sunbathing, outdoor yoga, nature walks or sunbathing. Whatever your inclination, you’ll find plenty of fun and excitement in the great outdoors near your holiday accommodation.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Smiths Lake

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Smiths Lake is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Booti Booti (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Wallingat National Park (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Booti Booti National Park (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • One Mile Beach (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Forster Town Beach (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Myall Lakes National Park (24.1 mi / 38.8 km)
Beaches

Best beach areas near your Smiths Lake holiday accommodation

Smiths Lake is close to many of the most beautiful beaches along the New South Wales coast, all within reach of your holiday accommodation. Surfers will enjoy Cellito Beach and Lighthouse Beach, both of which offer excellent surfing and seal sightings. Shelly Beach, a sandy beach within a national park with hiking trails, and Boat Beach, a bayfront beach with tranquil waters and excellent dive sites, are also great places to explore. Treachery Beach, a sandy, secluded beach with spectacular sunset views and rough surf, is another premier spot for surfing and watersports.

How to get there

Travelling to and around Smiths Lake

The nearest airport is in Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown), located 47.9 mi (77.1 km) from the city centre.

Food & drink 

Sample local cuisine in Smiths Lake

Like that of many coastal areas of New South Wales, the cuisine in Smiths Lake is a combination of fresh-caught seafood from the bountiful waters and local flavours influenced by many cultures. Asian, African and European dishes with traditional Australian ingredients are common in many of the restaurants and eateries in Smiths Lake. You can also enjoy quick bites such as pizza or fish and chips. No matter your taste, you’ll find excellent cuisine near your holiday accommodation to satisfy your craving.

Where to stay near Smiths Lake?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 385 holiday rentals near Smiths Lake. From 273 Houses to 44 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Smiths Lake for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

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

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

  • Sugarloaf Point Lighthouse: 691 holiday rentals
  • Forster Town Beach: 798 holiday rentals
  • Forster-Tuncurry Golf Course: 794 holiday rentals
  • Forster Marina: 795 holiday rentals
  • Cape Hawke Lookout: 789 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Smiths Lake 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 Smiths Lake?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 273 Houses in Smiths Lake. Our other popular types of Smiths Lake holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 44 holiday houses
  • Villas: 28 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 13 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 Smiths Lake?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 61 holiday homes with pool available in Smiths Lake. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.