Where to stay around Palm Cove?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 522 holiday lettings near Palm Cove. From 257 apartments to 222 houses, 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 Palm Cove is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Palm Cove Beach: 700 holiday lettings
  • Cairns Esplanade: 687 holiday lettings
  • Cairns Central Shopping Centre: 685 holiday lettings
  • Rondo Theatre: 687 holiday lettings
  • Clifton Village Shopping Centre: 703 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Palm Cove 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 apartments in Palm Cove?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 257 apartments in Palm Cove. Our other popular types of Palm Cove holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 222 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 9 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 4 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Palm Cove?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 348 holiday homes with pool available in Palm Cove. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a self catering apartment or holiday rental in Palm Cove, Queensland, Australia your home away from home

    Midway between Cairns and Port Douglas, Palm Cove holiday rentals offer a taste of tropical paradise with gorgeous sandy beaches, long days of sunshine and a rainforest backdrop.

    Things to Do in Palm Cove, Queensland

    Palm Cove has an idyllic beach of white sand that is perfect for long walks, sunbathing, watersports, swimming and relaxing. This upmarket resort is known for its spas for those wanting to enjoy a pampering treatment or massage. The jetty is a great place to hang out and watch what’s happening, try your hand at fishing or charter a boat trip. The area has many excllent dive sites and being so close to the Great Barrier Reef, it is also ideal for snorkeling. There is a golf course within easy reach of Palm Cove beach rentals. Dining out at one of the local beach bars or restaunrats is a great way to sample the local seafood and“bush tucker” and many restaurnats are BYOB (bring your own bottle).

    Places to Visit Around Palm Cove, Queensland

    The city Cairns is a great place to visit and browse the shops selling beachware, Australian art and beautiful jewellery featuring the gorgeous blue Australian opals. Relax in the waterfront park or visit Cairns Tropical Zoo, the best way to see some of the indigenous wildlife close-up. Take a trip on the Kuranda Scenic Railway into the mountains for a fun day out. After browsing the arts and crafts in the small town, return to Cairns on the 7.5km Skyrail Cableway high above the rainforest with great views of the Tablelands. Port Douglas is a charming small town near your Palm Cove holiday rental along with Mossman, a former sugar cane town with stunning walks to Mossman Gorge within the Daintree National Park.

    Weather in Palm Cove, Queensland

    Palm Cove holiday rentals enjoy a sub-tropical climate. For much of the year the area enjoys high temperatures with some humidity, and temperatures average 32°C (90°F) in January. Winters are warm and pleasant with temperatures around 23°C (74°F) in June. The rainy season is from December to March although the area can have tropical showers at any time.

    Travel to Palm Cove, Queensland

    Palm Cove holiday rentals are within easy reach of Cairns (CNS) Airport which has both domestic and international flights. It served over 3.5 million passengers in 2010. The airport is a hub for Qantas, Skytrans and Jetstar Airways making it very easy to book longhaul flights to the area. Palm Cove is about 26 km north of Cairns Airport and is easy to drive to along the Captain Cook Highway. A hire car is essential to explore this more remote area of North Queensland although Palm Cove is small enough to get around on foot.

    Sightseeing in and around Palm Cove

    Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Palm Cove a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway (6 mi / 9.6 km)
    • Half Moon Bay Golf Course (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
    • Rainforestation Nature Park (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
    • Kuranda Koala Gardens (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
    • Australian Venom Zoo (5.6 mi / 9 km)
    • Cairns Cable Ski (7 mi / 11.3 km)

    Seasonal weather averages in Palm Cove

    If you're planning a holiday around the weather, January, December, February and November are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 31°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Palm Cove

    Palm Cove is famous for its spectacular coral reefs, lush rainforest and tropical setting. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Palm Cove is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Great Barrier Reef (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
    • Mount Whitfield Conservation Park (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
    • Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens (12 mi / 19.3 km)
    • Palm Cove Beach (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
    • Clifton Beach (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
    • Kewarra Beach (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)