Where to stay around Coolangatta?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 988 holiday lettings near Coolangatta. From 603 apartments to 299 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 Coolangatta is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Snapper Rocks: 2,318 holiday lettings
  • Twin Towns Uniting Church: 2,322 holiday lettings
  • The Strand: 2,322 holiday lettings
  • Point Danger Light: 2,310 holiday lettings
  • Point Danger: 2,315 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 603 apartments in Coolangatta. Our other popular types of Coolangatta holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 299 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 20 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 8 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Coolangatta?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 507 holiday homes with pool available in Coolangatta. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Coolangatta, Australia your home away from home

    Holidaymakers looking for a place to stay on Australia’s Gold Coast should try Coolangatta. Located in the state of Queensland, this delightful area offers many exciting things for visitors to see and do. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, apartments, villas and B&Bs.

    Things to do on holiday to Coolangatta, Australia

    Coolangatta has some lovely sandy beaches for holidaymakers to relax on and soak up the sun. There are numerous watersports available here including swimming, snorkelling, fishing, water skiing, sailing and surfing. Golf fans will find some excellent courses in the area including a couple just 15 minute’s drive away at Chinderah. A great way to explore the coast or further inland and enjoy the wonderful views is by hiking, cycling and horse riding. Other activities popular with holidaymakers are tennis and mountain biking. Several fine restaurants and bars can be found here where visitors can enjoy local and international dishes. Self catering holidaymakers will also be able to buy provisions from stores at the resort.

    Places to visit on holiday to Coolangatta, Australia

    Holidaymakers staying at Coolangatta will find some interesting sights such as the Lighthouse at Point Danger and the anchor from Coolangatta wreck site memorial. The Point Danger Lookout gives tourists a great view of the sea and perhaps the opportunity to see some dolphins. Visitors can also learn more about Australia’s maritime history here. Broadbeach is about half an hour away and features the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre and the casino. Southport is a little further north and here holidaymakers can visit the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre and Southport Broadwater Parklands. The city of Brisbane is approximately one hour and 15 minute’s drive from Coolangatta. Here tourists can visit attractions such as The Queensland Gallery of Modern Art, the City Botanic Gardens and the sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium.

    Weather in Coolangatta, Australia

    January and February are generally the hottest months of the year with average high temperatures of 24 degrees centigrade. June and July are the coolest months with an average high of 16 degrees centigrade and average lows of just 6 degrees. The wettest time of the year is March when there can be as much as 100mm of rainfall on average.

    Travel to Coolangatta, Australia

    Brisbane Airport (BNE) is approximately one hour and 25 minute’s drive from Coolangatta. Flights arrive in Brisbane from other major airports in Australia including Melbourne (MEL) and Sydney (SYD) as well as some overseas airports such as Auckland (AKL), Hong Kong (HKG) and Los Angeles (LAX). Overseas visitors can fly to Sydney Airport (SYD) and get a connecting flight to Brisbane. Flights arrive at Sydney from various international airports including Beijing-Capital (PEK), London-Heathrow (LHW), Los Angeles (LAX), New York (JFK), Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG), Tokyo-Narita (NRT) and Toronto-Pearson (YYZ) amongst others. Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Redspot and Thrifty are car rental firms with desks located at Brisbane Airport.

    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.

    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)