Find the best place to stay — Greater Sydney

Where to stay around Greater Sydney?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,217 holiday lettings near Greater Sydney. From 2,216 apartments to 1,580 houses, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Greater Sydney area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Greater Sydney?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Greater Sydney. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Sydney CBD: 3,091 holiday homes
  • Manly: 3,034 holiday homes
  • Sydney Harbour Bridge: 3,714 holiday homes
  • Manly Beach: 2,921 holiday homes
  • Darling Harbour: 3,635 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Greater Sydney! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Greater Sydney?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Greater Sydney with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Sydney CBD: 3,091 holiday lettings
  • Manly: 3,034 holiday lettings
  • Sydney: 3,094 holiday lettings
  • Coogee: 2,881 holiday lettings
  • Mosman: 3,120 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Greater Sydney?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Greater Sydney are:

  • Sydney Airport (SYD): 3,382 self catering accommodations
  • Palm Beach, NSW (LBH-Palm Beach Seaplane Base): 2,552 self catering accommodations
  • Sydney, NSW (RSE-Rose Bay Seaplane Base): 3,668 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Greater Sydney?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Greater Sydney. From HomeAway travellers, the top 5 popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Sydney Harbour Bridge: 3,714 holiday rentals
  • Darling Harbour: 3,635 holiday rentals
  • Australia Square: 3,655 holiday rentals
  • Coogee Beach: 3,420 holiday rentals
  • Circular Quay: 3,687 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Greater Sydney listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a holiday villa in Sydney, Australia your home away from home

Sydney is a large and diverse city on the coast of New South Wales, globally recognised by its large harbour with its distinctive opera house and harbour bridge. Close to Sydney self-catering holiday villas you’ll be able to discover a wealth of culture, sights, as well as first class dining and a long stretch of sandy beaches.

Things to do in Sydney, Australia

Perhaps a priority could be to head from Sydney self-catering holiday accommodation to some of the city’s most iconic sights. There are plenty of different ways to enjoy the view from the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Many people even choose to climb the bridge, crossing over the famous arch, or steel supporting structure below, to enjoy unparalleled views of the harbour and city.

Another essential sight to visit from a holiday villa in Sydney is the Opera House, UNESCO World Heritage Site and multi-purpose cultural venue. There are exhibitions and world-class performances on throughout the year here, alongside a range of restaurants and bars. The Olympic Games were held in Sydney in the year 2000, and at the Olympic Park you could take a tour of some of the key venues.

You could also experience the wealth of museums within easy reach of Sydney holiday rentals. There’s the Australian Museum, housing natural history exhibits, and the Australian National History Museum, which documents the country’s fascinating seafaring heritage. For families there’s an excellent variety of days out, with zoos, an aquarium, wildlife parks and the famous Luna Park theme park.

Places to visit on holiday in Sydney, Australia

A wealth of outdoor activities are available within a short drive of Sydney self-catering holiday villas. Bondi is the city’s main beach and offers swimming and surfing, with a special section reserved for this activity. Many people hire a kayak or canoe for a day to head off and explore the city’s numerous waterways. If you’d like to explore more of the wider region then the Royal National Park sits to the south of city and offers a range of walking trails.

Weather in Sydney, Australia

At a Sydney holiday villa you could expect plenty a temperate climate, which produces warm weather for as much as seven months of the year. From December to March temperatures regularly exceed 25 degrees. In winter it rarely drops far below 10 degrees Celsius, and the record low for the whole of the city is only 2.1 degrees.

Cheap flights to Sydney, Australia

You can reach Sydney self-catering holiday accommodation by flying to Sydney Airport (SYD), which sits no more than 20 minutes from the city centre and is served by Qantas, Virgin Atlantic and British Airways flying from London-Heathrow (LHR).

Attractions in and around Sydney

Looking for places to see while you're in Sydney? Don't miss cultural highlights such as Theatre Royal, Wentworth Gallery Indigenous Artists and Hyde Park Barracks Museum. To appreciate the outdoor scene, make time for beaches such as Bondi Beach. You could easily spend a day shopping at Pitt Street Mall, Strand Arcade and Chifley Plaza. Want to take in a game or event? Get tickets for Sydney Showground. Fun activities in the city include King Street Wharf and Cockle Bay Wharf. While in town, your visit can also include popular attractions such as Sydney Opera House.