Where to stay around Mission Beach?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 124 holiday lettings near Mission Beach. From 77 houses to 24 apartments, 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 Mission Beach is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Mission Beach Community Arts Centre: 124 holiday lettings
  • Dunk Island Beach: 124 holiday lettings
  • Tully Station: 124 holiday lettings
  • Clump Mountain National Park: 124 holiday lettings
  • Mission Beach: 124 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Mission Beach 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 Mission Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 77 houses in Mission Beach. Our other popular types of Mission Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Apartments: 24 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 14 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 2 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Mission Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 89 holiday homes with pool available in Mission Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a holiday rental in Mission Beach, Australia your home away from home

    Mission Beach self-catering holiday accommodation is located on the coast in Queensland, northeast Australia, between Cairns and Townsville. It’s an area with spectacular nature – there are stunning beaches and large expanses of unspoiled rainforest. Mission Beach also runs parallel to a portion of the Great Barrier Reef.

    Things to do in Mission Beach, Australia

    There are a host of beautiful beaches close to Mission Beach holiday rentals, but the four main ones in the area are Bingil Bay, North Mission Beach, Wongaling Beach and South Mission Beach. The latter is the place to go for water sports, with a centre here offering a range of activities. Perhaps the most popular is to hire a kayak for the day and go on a little adventure. There are also companies offering kayak tours, with regular trips to Dunk Island, which sits just off the coast here. On the way you’ll have the chance to see a variety of wildlife, including turtles and dolphins.

    If you head to North Mission Beach from a self-catering apartment in Mission Beach you’ll be able to enjoy a great choice of amenities, right by the water’s edge. It’s an area known for its outdoor cafes, with a great selection of restaurants as well. Meanwhile Bingil Bay is a little quieter and is one of the most popular spots for a barbeque. You could climb Bicton Hill here to admire wonderful views of the beach and across to Dunk Island.

    During your holiday at self-catering accommodation in Mission Beach it would be well worth exploring some of the large expanses of protected nature a little way inland. This part of the Queensland coast is a designated Coastal Wet Tropics Important Bird Area, and a vital haven for lowland rainforest birdlife.

    Places to visit on holiday in Mission Beach, Australia

    Cairns is around 90 minutes north of holiday rentals in Mission Beach, and is considered one of the top adventure sports destinations in the world. It’s one of the main gateways to the Great Barrier Reef, with a host of businesses offering trips to dive sites.

    Weather in Mission Beach, Australia

    Around Mission Beach holiday accommodation you’ll encounter a warm tropical climate, which daily highs between the mid-20s and mid-30s throughout the year. The drier months coincide with slightly cooler weather, between July and October.

    Cheap flights to Mission Beach, Australia

    If you want to get to Mission Beach self-catering holiday rentals from the UK then you’ll be able to fly with British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Virgin or Air New Zealand from London Heathrow (LHR) to Hong Kong (HKG), before catching a connecting flight to Cairns (CNS) with Cathay Pacific.

    Sightseeing in and around Mission Beach

    Are you hoping to find things to do in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Mission Beach has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Licuala State Forest (4 mi / 6.5 km)
    • Murdering Point Winery (9.3 mi / 15 km)

    Seasonal weather in Mission Beach

    If warm-weather activities are high on your list, January, December, February and November are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 31°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Mission Beach

    Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Mission Beach 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:

    • Mission Beach (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
    • Clump Mountain National Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
    • Wongaling Beach (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
    • Bingil Bay Beach (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
    • Dunk Island Beach (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
    • Hull River National Park (7.7 mi / 12.3 km)