Destination guide

The friendly city of Carrara awaits you

The beaches and gardens provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Carrara. Travellers especially like the golfing, restaurants and spas in this welcoming and relaxing city. Sea World and Warner Bros. Movie World are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Carrara

Are you hoping to find things to do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Carrara a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sea World (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Warner Bros. Movie World (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Dreamworld (11.3 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Wet'n'Wild Gold Coast (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Emerald Lakes Golf Club (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Palm Meadows Golf Course (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)

Seasonal weather in Carrara

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 natural landscape of Carrara

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Carrara is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Surfers Paradise Beach (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Cascade Gardens (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Budds Beach (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Pratten Park (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Kurrawa Beach (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Carrara

Fly into Gold Coast, QLD (OOL-Coolangatta), the closest airport, located 13.5 mi (21.8 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Carrara?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,887 holiday lettings around Carrara. From 519 Houses to 1,224 Flats, 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 Carrara?

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

  • Emerald Lakes Golf Club: 2,464 holiday lettings
  • Metricon Stadium: 2,489 holiday lettings
  • Palm Meadows Golf Course: 2,491 holiday lettings
  • Carrara Sports Complex: 2,462 holiday lettings
  • Go Karting Gold Coast: 2,491 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Carrara 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 Houses in Carrara?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 519 Houses in Carrara. Our other popular types of Carrara holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 1,224 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 40 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 6 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Carrara?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,393 holiday homes with pool available in Carrara. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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