Destination guide

Travel to relaxing Burleigh Heads

The beaches and parks create a pretty picture of Burleigh Heads. This relaxing and walkable city is well known for its shopping, surfing and spas. Sea World and Warner Bros. Movie World are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Burleigh Heads

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the area? Travellers enjoy fun activities like surfing and swimming. Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Burleigh Heads a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sea World (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Warner Bros. Movie World (15 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Wet'n'Wild Gold Coast (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Mallawa Drive Sports Complex (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Burleigh Golf Club (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Pizzey Park Sporting Complex (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Burleigh Heads

Travellers enjoy Burleigh Heads for its surfing. If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, January, February, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 28°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Burleigh Heads

Burleigh Heads is famous for its beautiful parks and beautiful ocean views. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Burleigh Heads is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Surfers Paradise Beach (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Burleigh Beach (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Burleigh Head National Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • David Fleay Wildlife Park (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Nobby Beach (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Schuster Park (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Burleigh Heads

The nearest airport is in Gold Coast, QLD (OOL-Coolangatta), located 6.7 mi (10.7 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Burleigh Heads?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,140 holiday lettings around Burleigh Heads. From 1,565 flats & apartments to 443 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 Burleigh Heads? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Burleigh Heads. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Burleigh Head National Park: 2,761 holiday lettings
  • Jellurgal Aboriginal Cultural Centre, Tours & Information Hub: 2,770 holiday lettings
  • David Fleay Wildlife Park: 2,767 holiday lettings
  • Burleigh Beach: 2,784 holiday lettings
  • Sanctuary Cove Golf and Country Club: 2,058 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Burleigh Heads 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 Burleigh Heads?

Yes, of course. offers 1,565 Flats in Burleigh Heads. Our other popular types of Burleigh Heads holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 443 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 32 self catering accommodations
  • Resorts: 14 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 Burleigh Heads?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,541 holiday homes with pool available in Burleigh Heads. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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