Destination guide

Experience Avoca Beach in holiday homes to rent

A popular destination for surfers, Avoca Beach is a quiet resort area on the coastline with white-sand beaches and wooded hills. Whether you want to fish and explore with the kids or surf the big breaks to relax by the water, Avoca Beach is an ideal beach destination for discerning travellers. Holiday homes to rent are available near the top locations in Avoca Beach, giving you endless options for how to spend your holiday.


Activities and attractions in and around Avoca Beach

Are you looking for top things to see and do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Avoca Beach a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Breakers Country Club (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Gosford Golf Course (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • The Entertainment Grounds (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Australian Reptile Park (9.5 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Pelican Plaza (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Palm Beach Golf Club (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
Outdoor activities

Outdoor fun near Avoca Beach holiday rentals

A premier destination for surfers of all skill levels, Avoca Beach has some of the best surf schools and breaks on the continent. If you prefer other forms of outdoor activities, holiday homes in Avoca Beach give you access to vibrant reefs and shipwrecks teeming with beautiful fish for diving and snorkelling, fishing, kayaking, paddleboarding and other water sports on the lake and land activities like hiking or nature walks in the natural areas.


Seasonal weather averages in Avoca Beach

If you're planning a holiday around the weather, January, February, December and March are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 25°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Avoca Beach

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Avoca Beach is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Captain Cook Lookout (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Copacabana Beach (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • The Skillion (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Terrigal Lagoon (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Terrigal Beach (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Bouddi National Park (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Avoca Beach

The nearest airport is in Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), located 35.4 mi (57 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown), which is 51.9 mi (83.6 km) away.

How to get around

Transport to Avoca Beach holiday rentals

Located only 90 minutes from Sydney, Avoca Beach is easy to access and serves as a gateway to the Macmasters Beach area. Car hires, coaches, shuttles and trains travel throughout the region and near plenty of popular landmarks, making it easy to get around Avoca Beach from your holiday accommodation. The beautiful beaches are close to area holiday homes as well, so it’s convenient to walk or bike to your destination.

Food & drink 

Cuisine in Avoca Beach

With its proximity to Sydney, Avoca Beach enjoys many of the same delicacies as the rest of the New South Wales area. The multicultural makeup of the region, ranging from Thai and Japanese to African and Greek, have a strong influence on the spices, herbs and traditional foods used in the area’s recipes, but the coast has an abundance of fresh-caught fish and shellfish that are included in most dining. Local farmers and artisan food producers also leave an impression on the food in the region, making Avoca Beach an ideal spot for foodie delights. No matter your craving, the holiday homes in Avoca Beach put you in reach of elegant restaurants and casual, welcoming eateries with the best New South Wales has to offer.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Avoca Beach?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,295 holiday rentals around Avoca Beach. From 932 holiday houses to 334 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 Avoca Beach is on Stayz.

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

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

  • Magenta Shores Golf Course: 1,447 holiday rentals
  • Bouddi National Park: 2,044 holiday rentals
  • Ettalong Diggers Club: 2,113 holiday rentals
  • Pelican Island Nature Reserve: 1,960 holiday rentals
  • Gosford Golf Course: 1,894 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 932 Houses in Avoca Beach. Our other popular types of Avoca Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 334 holiday houses
  • Villas: 33 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 19 holiday houses

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

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

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 286 holiday homes with pool available in Avoca Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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