Destination guide

The beachside setting of Long Island is ready to explore

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Long Island. This romantic and relaxing city is well known for its kayaking, snorkelling and sporting events. 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 Long Island

Do you want to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Long Island has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hamilton Island Golf Club (5.1 mi / 8.3 km)
  • WILD LIFE Hamilton Island (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • South Molle Island Golf Course (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Long Island

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, December, January, February and November are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 30°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Long Island

Long Island is famous for its pristine beaches and island views. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Long Island is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Whitehaven Beach (13.1 mi / 21 km)
  • Palm Bay Beach (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Pelican Island (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Molle Islands National Park (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Conway National Park (5.6 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Sandy Bay Beach (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Long Island

The nearest airport is in Hamilton Island, QLD (HTI-Great Barrier Reef), located 6 mi (9.6 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Proserpine, QLD (PPP-Whitsunday Coast), which is 21.7 mi (34.9 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Long Island?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 393 holiday lettings around Long Island. From 269 flats & apartments to 86 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Long Island? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Long Island. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Pelican Island: 436 holiday lettings
  • Palm Bay Beach: 437 holiday lettings
  • Daydream Island Living Reef: 437 holiday lettings
  • Whitehaven Beach: 275 holiday lettings
  • Hayman Island Reef: 137 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Long Island listed on 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 Flats in Long Island?

Yes, of course. offers 269 Flats in Long Island. Our other popular types of Long Island holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 86 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 22 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 278 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 Long Island?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 274 holiday homes with pool available in Long Island. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.