Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Whitsunday Island

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Whitsunday Island. Travellers to this romantic city praise the boating, sporting events and coral reefs. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Whitsunday Island

Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Whitsunday Island has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • WILD LIFE Hamilton Island (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Hamilton Island Golf Club (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • South Molle Island Golf Course (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Whitsunday Island

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Whitsunday Island. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Whitehaven Beach (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Catseye Beach (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Molle Islands National Park (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Pelican Island (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Sandy Bay Beach (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Palm Bay Beach (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Whitsunday Island

Fly into Hamilton Island, QLD (HTI-Great Barrier Reef), the closest airport, located 6.9 mi (11.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Proserpine, QLD (PPP-Whitsunday Coast), which is 32.3 mi (51.9 km) away.

Where to stay near Whitsunday Island?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 254 holiday rentals near Whitsunday Island. From 39 Houses to 183 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 Whitsunday Island is on Stayz.

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

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

  • Whitehaven Beach: 259 holiday rentals
  • Catseye Beach: 401 holiday rentals
  • Airlie Beach Lagoon: 415 holiday rentals
  • Hamilton Island Marina: 407 holiday rentals
  • Port of Airlie: 412 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 39 Houses in Whitsunday Island. Our other popular types of Whitsunday Island holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 183 holiday houses
  • Villas: 26 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 2 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Whitsunday Island?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 227 holiday homes with pool available in Whitsunday Island. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.