Destination guide

Experience Caves Beach in holiday homes to rent

One of Swansea’s hidden gems is Caves Beach, a locality named for the network of sea caves at the southern end of the beach that are revealed during low tide. This stunning natural formation draws everyone from families with young children looking for a swim to watersport enthusiasts looking to explore the caves by kayak or boat. Whatever you prefer, holiday homes to rent in Caves Beach put you in the centre of the action.


Sightseeing in and around Caves Beach

Do you want to discover things to do during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Caves Beach a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Belmont Golf Course (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Merewether Ocean Baths (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
Outdoor activities

Must-try sports near Caves Beach holiday homes

Outdoor fun and adventure are the main attraction in Caves Beach. The famous sea caves and vast ocean beaches are perfect for sea kayaking, boating, stand-up paddleboarding, sailing, surfing and fishing, and the vibrant marine life and shipwrecks below the water’s surface draw divers and snorkellers. On land, you can enjoy walking tracks, hiking trails and mountain bike paths through the dense rainforest to glimpse native wildlife species and sea birds. Whale watching is also popular, especially during the humpback whale migration season of May to November. For more adrenaline-fueled thrills, you can try jet boating on the lake or ocean. However you choose to explore Caves Beach, you’ll find numerous opportunities for outdoor activities near your holiday accommodation.


Seasonal weather in Caves Beach

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, January, February, December and March are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 27°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Caves Beach

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Caves Beach is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Wallarah National Park (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Lake Macquarie (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Blacksmiths Beach (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Speers Point Park (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Dudley Beach (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Dixon Park Beach (13 mi / 20.9 km)

Beach areas near your Caves Beach holiday accommodation

Along with the sandy beach and sea caves of Caves Beach, you can also visit some of the nearby beaches to experience a little more of the coast. Holiday homes are available near beaches like Nine Mile Beach, a tranquil spot with dark sand and calm surf, and Moonee Beach, a rugged beach with trails and watersport opportunities. Ghosties Beach, an ocean cove beach with a large sandstone cave and shallow water, and Pinny Beach, a dark-sand beach with a rocky backdrop and rough sea, are also great to explore.

How to get there

Travelling to and around Caves Beach

Fly into Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown), the closest airport, located 23.7 mi (38.2 km) from the city centre.

Food & drink 

Sample fusion cuisine in Caves Beach

From Mediterranean and Asian-fusion cuisine to Korean barbecue and Tex Mex, there’s a little something for everyone in Caves Beach restaurants. Though their ingredients are fresh from land and sea, the dishes in Caves Beach reflect the multicultural influences of New South Wales, creating a fusion of the best of both worlds. Whatever you’re craving, visit a restaurant, bar or eatery near your holiday accommodation to try out the unique flavours of Caves Beach.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Caves Beach?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 210 holiday rentals around Caves Beach. From 191 holiday houses to 9 flats & 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 Caves Beach is on Stayz.

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

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

  • Magenta Shores Golf Course: 1,447 holiday rentals
  • Merewether Ocean Baths: 318 holiday rentals
  • Norah Head Lighthouse: 1,170 holiday rentals
  • Stockton Sand Dunes: 1,292 holiday rentals
  • Wyrrabalong National Park: 1,437 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Caves Beach 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 Caves Beach?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 191 Houses in Caves Beach. Our other popular types of Caves Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 9 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 14 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 14 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Caves Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 48 holiday homes with pool available in Caves Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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