Destination guide

The beachside setting of Airlie Beach is ready to explore

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Airlie Beach. This romantic city attracts visitors thanks to its shopping and restaurants. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Airlie Beach

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Airlie 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:

  • South Molle Island Golf Course (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Hamilton Island Golf Club (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Airlie Beach

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, December, January, February and November are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 30°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Airlie Beach

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

  • Airlie Beach Lagoon (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Boathaven Beach (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Shingley Beach (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Bicentennial Park (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Cannonvale Beach (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Coral Beach (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Airlie Beach

The nearest airport is in Hamilton Island, QLD (HTI-Great Barrier Reef), located 15.9 mi (25.6 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Proserpine, QLD (PPP-Whitsunday Coast), which is 18.4 mi (29.6 km) away.

Where to stay around Airlie Beach?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 169 holiday lettings near Airlie Beach. From 69 Houses to 73 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 Airlie Beach is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Airlie Beach Lagoon: 415 holiday lettings
  • Abell Point Marina: 413 holiday lettings
  • Port of Airlie: 411 holiday lettings
  • Catseye Beach: 398 holiday lettings
  • Daydream Island Living Reef: 407 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 69 Houses in Airlie Beach. Our other popular types of Airlie Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 73 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 84 self catering accommodations

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

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

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 116 holiday homes with pool available in Airlie Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.