Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Atherton

The parks, mountains and gardens are the perfect backdrop to your holiday home in Atherton. Well known for its spas, bars and restaurants, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Atherton

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Atherton is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mt. Baldy (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Platypus Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • O'Halloran Hill Recreation Park (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Hasties Swamp National Park (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Curtain Fig National Park (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Tinaroo Dam (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Atherton

The nearest airport is in Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.), located 32.7 mi (52.7 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay around Atherton?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 37 holiday lettings near Atherton. From 12 Houses to 2 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Atherton for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • O'Halloran Hill Recreation Park: 38 holiday lettings
  • Hou Wang Temple: 38 holiday lettings
  • Crystal Caves: 39 holiday lettings
  • Platypus Park: 39 holiday lettings
  • Mt. Baldy: 39 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Atherton 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 Atherton?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 12 Houses in Atherton. Our other popular types of Atherton holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 8 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 7 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 internet/wifi in Atherton?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 23 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Atherton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.