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

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

  • Noosa Beach: 1,425 holiday lettings
  • Noosa Springs Golf Club: 1,713 holiday lettings
  • Noosa National Park: 1,451 holiday lettings
  • Mooloolaba Beach: 1,656 holiday lettings
  • Sunshine Beach Village Shops: 1,636 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Noosa Heads 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.

Make holiday villa in Noosa Heads, Australia your home away from home

Noosa Heads is a coastal resort is Queensland, about 140 kilometres north of Brisbane. Noosa Heads holiday villas would be ideal for anyone seeking a scenic beach holiday destination, with a whole host of options for outdoor recreation available close by, both on land and on the water.

Things to do in Noosa Heads, Australia

The closest beach to Noosa Heads holiday accommodation is just walking distance away, opposite Hastings Street. It’s a lovely, long, crescent bay with golden sand and the forest-covered cape to one end. Here you could enjoy a number of typical beachfront activities or simply go for a swim in the clear and calm waters. The smaller bays around the cape are very popular with surfers – every March the Noosa Festival of Surfing takes place here, which is known for its large numbers of longboarders. If you’re new to the sport then the area offers plenty of surf schools to get you started. One activity to try is kite-surfing – Noosa is considered one of the world’s centers for this growing sport thanks to its favourable winds.

The Noosa National Park is no more than a few minutes in the car from Noosa Heads self-catering accommodation. Here you’ll find both coastal and inland trails, guiding you through rainforest and past truly unspoiled beaches. Koala bears are a relatively common sight if you keep your eyes peeled. Meanwhile, the beaches are an ideal place to come if you’re trying to escape the beaten track.

Laguna Bay is no more than a few minutes in the car from Noosa Heads holiday villas and is a prime destination for water sports like scuba diving and sailing. You could hire a catamaran here to explore the varied and picturesque coast in the area.

Places to visit on holiday in Noosa Heads, Australia

For a slightly different experience you could head for the Sunshine Coast hinterland to locations such as Maleny, about an hour by road from Noosa Heads self-catering villas. Among the sights to take in near here are the Glass House Mountains. Nearby Montville is set in the Blackall Ranges, and blessed with magnificent views.

Weather in Noosa Heads, Australia

Visiting Noosa Heads self-catering accommodation in the summer you can expect hot, dry conditions, from around October to March. Meanwhile winters here are far cooler than in most other parts of Queensland, but remain mild, with lows rarely dropping below 15 degrees.

Cheap flights to Noosa Heads, Australia

Noosa Heads holiday villas can be reached from the UK by flying Qantas or British Airways from London Heathrow (LHR) to Sydney (SYD) and then catching a connecting flight to Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY) with Jetstar or Virgin.

Activities and attractions in Noosa Heads

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Noosa Heads a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hastings Street (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Lake Weyba (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Tewantin Noosa Golf Club (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Peregian Golf Course (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Aqua Fun Park (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Cooroy Golf Club (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Noosa Heads

If you're planning a holiday around the weather, December, January, February and March are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 27°F.

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Noosa Heads

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Noosa Heads is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Noosa National Park (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Noosa Beach (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Ed Webb Park (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Lake Weyba (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Teewah Beach (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Coolum Beach (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)