Where to stay around Ballina?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 388 holiday lettings near Ballina. From 225 houses to 69 apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Ballina for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Ballina District Hospital: 905 holiday lettings
  • Ballina Visitor Information Centre: 941 holiday lettings
  • Ballina Jockey Club: 860 holiday lettings
  • Ballina Fair Shopping Centre: 883 holiday lettings
  • Ballina Racecourse: 860 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 225 houses in Ballina. Our other popular types of Ballina holiday rentals include:

  • Apartments: 69 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 18 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 9 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 Ballina?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 159 holiday homes with pool available in Ballina. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a holiday rental in Ballina, Australia your home away from home

    Ballina is a coastal town in New South Wales’ Northern River Region. At Ballina self-catering holiday rentals you’ll be in a fantastic location to enjoy a variety of experiences – from sunny afternoons enjoying the sublime beaches, to wildlife watching, golfing, cycling and hiking to explore the beautiful scenery in the area.

    Things to do in Ballina, Australia

    A host of recreation is on offer close to Ballina holiday accommodation. For starters the beaches on the town’s waterfront are spectacular, with each offering a slightly different environment. Shelly Beach is perhaps the most popular and is overseen by lifeguards, which makes it an ideal place for swimming. There’s also a specially created wading pool designed for toddlers at this beach. Shaws Bay is also beautiful, and is perfectly suited to families thanks to the remarkably calm waters and abundance of shade on the shore for picnics and relaxation. Another of the main beaches in the area is Lighthouse Beach, which is one of the top locations for both swimming and surfing.

    If you happen to be a fishing enthusiast then Ballina self-catering accommodation is in an ideal spot to take part in this hobby. The Ballina River and estuary, as well as the extensive coastline provide a large variety of freshwater and saltwater fishing experiences. Bream, tailor and whiting are all commonly caught in the rivers, and there are a host of bait and tackle shops in the area to get you started.

    If you arrive at Ballina holiday accommodation between June and November then you’ll have the opportunity to view the spectacular humpback whale migration. There are a number of lookouts between the town and Byron where you’ll be able enjoy fantastic views of the whales. Alternatively you could catch a charter boat and see the migration from the water.

    Places to visit on holiday in Ballina, Australia

    Ballina holiday rentals are within driving distance of the city of Brisbane, which sits about two hours away. It would be a good destination for a day trip, with its modern architecture and lively Central Business District. There are also attractions devoted to the region’s wildlife here, including the Alma Park Zoo and Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

    Weather in Ballina, Australia

    On holiday at self-catering accommodation in Ballina you can expect warm weather, whenever you visit. Summers are especially hot, but without the humidity common in tropical areas further north. Winters on the other hand bring pleasantly warm conditions, with highs of around 20 degrees in July and August.

    Cheap flights to Ballina, Australia

    If you’re heading for Ballina holiday rentals from the UK, then you can get here by flying with Qantas or British Airways from London Heathrow (LHR) to Sydney (SYD), before transferring to Brisbane (BNE), two hours north of Ballina, with Qantas, Jetstar or Virgin Australia.

    Sightseeing in and around Ballina

    Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Ballina a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Ballina Racecourse (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
    • Ballina Golf Club (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
    • Teven Valley Golf Course (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
    • Macadamia Castle (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
    • Byron Bay Golf Course (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
    • Lismore Workers Golf Club (16.9 mi / 27.1 km)

    Seasonal weather in Ballina

    If you're planning a holiday around the weather, February, January, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 27°F.

    Exploring the natural landscape of Ballina

    Travellers love Ballina for its stunning river views and pristine beaches. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Ballina is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Lighthouse Beach (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
    • Shelly Beach (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
    • Lennox Head Beach (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
    • Killen Falls (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
    • Seven Mile Beach (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
    • Kings Beach (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)