Destination guide

The charming area of Main Beach awaits your stay

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Main Beach. Travellers especially like the restaurants, shopping and sporting events in this romantic and welcoming city. Sea World and Warner Bros. Movie World are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Main Beach

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Main Beach a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These 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 (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Warner Bros. Movie World (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Dreamworld (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Wet'n'Wild Gold Coast (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Rockpools (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • King Tutts Putt Putt (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)

Seasonal weather in Main Beach

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, 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 Main Beach

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Main Beach is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Surfers Paradise Beach (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Macintosh Island Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Philip Park (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Broadwater Parklands (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Budds Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Doug Jennings Park (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Main Beach

Fly into Gold Coast, QLD (OOL-Coolangatta), the closest airport, located 14 mi (22.6 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay around Main Beach?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,693 holiday lettings near Main Beach. From 568 Houses to 982 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 Main Beach is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Mariner's Cove Marina: 2,238 holiday lettings
  • Sea World: 2,249 holiday lettings
  • Marina Mirage Shopping Centre: 2,243 holiday lettings
  • Doug Jennings Park: 2,217 holiday lettings
  • Philip Park: 2,240 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 568 Houses in Main Beach. Our other popular types of Main Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 982 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 39 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 9 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 Main Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,355 holiday homes with pool available in Main Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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