Destination guide

Travel to charming Coolangatta

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Coolangatta. This city is romantic and welcoming, recognised for its restaurants, shopping and sporting events. Sea World and Surfers Paradise Beach are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in Coolangatta

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Coolangatta has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sea World (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
  • Coolangatta and Tweed Heads Golf Club (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Balter Brewing Company (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Palm Beach Pirate Treasure Island Playground (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Mallawa Drive Sports Complex (6.2 mi / 10 km)

Seasonal weather in Coolangatta

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, 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 Coolangatta

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Coolangatta is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Surfers Paradise Beach (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Coolangatta Beach (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Kirra Beach (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Greenmount Beach (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Snapper Rocks (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Duranbah Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Coolangatta

Fly into Gold Coast, QLD (OOL-Coolangatta), the closest airport, located 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Coolangatta?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 938 holiday lettings around Coolangatta. From 579 flats & apartments to 274 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Coolangatta? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Coolangatta. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Border Park Raceway: 2,636 holiday lettings
  • Point Danger: 2,624 holiday lettings
  • Point Danger Light: 2,624 holiday lettings
  • The Strand: 2,635 holiday lettings
  • Kirra Hill Community Center: 2,635 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Coolangatta listed on 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 Flats in Coolangatta?

Yes, of course. offers 579 Flats in Coolangatta. Our other popular types of Coolangatta holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 274 self catering accommodations
  • Resorts: 12 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 16 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Coolangatta?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 526 holiday homes with pool available in Coolangatta. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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