Destination guide

The relaxing city of Watsons Bay awaits you

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Watsons Bay. This relaxing and welcoming city entices travellers with its restaurants and camping. Bondi Beach and Sydney Opera House are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Watsons Bay

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Watsons Bay a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Taronga Zoo (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Manly Surf n Slide (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Bondi Golf Club (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Bondi Icebergs (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Bondi to Bronte Coastal Walk (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Luna Park (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Watsons Bay

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

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Watsons Bay

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Watsons Bay. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bondi Beach (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Camp Cove (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Lady Bay Beach (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Milk Beach (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Sydney Harbour National Park (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • North Harbour (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Watsons Bay

The nearest airport is in Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), located 9.5 mi (15.3 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay around Watsons Bay?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,001 holiday lettings near Watsons Bay. From 885 Houses to 1,893 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Watsons Bay is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Watsons Bay?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Watsons Bay:

  • Sydney CBD: 2,131 holiday homes
  • Balmoral: 141 holiday homes
  • Collaroy Beach: 30 holiday homes
  • Victoria Cross: 109 holiday homes
  • Hyde Park: 386 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Watsons Bay. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • The Gap Park: 3,949 holiday lettings
  • South Head: 3,958 holiday lettings
  • Darling Harbour: 1,473 holiday lettings
  • Australia Square: 3,878 holiday lettings
  • Coogee Beach: 3,586 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Watsons Bay listed on HomeAway 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 Watsons Bay?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 885 Houses in Watsons Bay. Our other popular types of Watsons Bay holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 1,893 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 14 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 22 self catering accommodations

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 Watsons Bay?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 761 holiday homes with pool available in Watsons Bay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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