Where to stay around Rainbow Bay Beach?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 920 holiday lettings near Rainbow Bay Beach. From 575 Studios to 570 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Rainbow Bay Beach area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Rainbow Bay Beach?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Rainbow Bay Beach. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • NSW: 20,488 holiday homes
  • Surfers Paradise: 1,629 holiday homes
  • Broadbeach: 1,592 holiday homes
  • Coolangatta: 979 holiday homes
  • Burleigh Heads: 1,866 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Rainbow Bay Beach! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Rainbow Bay Beach?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Rainbow Bay Beach with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Surfers Paradise: 1,629 holiday lettings
  • Broadbeach: 1,592 holiday lettings
  • Coolangatta: 979 holiday lettings
  • Burleigh Heads: 1,866 holiday lettings
  • Southport: 1,594 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Rainbow Bay Beach?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Rainbow Bay Beach are:

  • Southport, QLD (SHQ-Gold Coast Heliport): 2,150 self catering accommodations
  • Surfers Paradise, QLD (SFP): 2,190 self catering accommodations
  • Gold Coast Airport (OOL): 2,337 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Rainbow Bay Beach?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Rainbow Bay Beach. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Surfers Paradise Beach: 2,191 holiday rentals
  • Australia Fair Shopping Centre: 2,147 holiday rentals
  • Parklands Gold Coast: 2,147 holiday rentals
  • John Flynn Private Hospital: 2,352 holiday rentals
  • Cascade Gardens: 2,258 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Rainbow Bay Beach listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a self catering apartment or holiday rental in Rainbow Bay, Queensland, Australia your home away from home

Rainbow Bay is near Coolangatta, right on the border between Queensland and New South Wales. This peaceful holiday resort is the Gateway to the Gold Coast with beautiful beaches and a host of theme park attractions.

Things to Do in Rainbow Bay, Gold Coast

Rainbow Bay is one of the few north-facing beaches on the Gold Coast. It is naturally sheltered between the outcrops of Snapper Rocks and Greenmount Headland, making it ideal for swimming in the gentle surf. Go snorkeling, wind surfing, fishing or take leisurely walks along the water’s edge. Nearby, Snapper Rocks Beach is home to the world-famous Super Bank, the longest and most consistent hollow wave for surfing. Many pro-surfing events take place throughout the year and are great to watch. From May to October visitors staying in Rainbow Bay holiday apartments can take a whale watching trip to see these huge creatures as they migrate along the coast.

Places to Visit Around Rainbow Bay, Gold Coast

Take a walk up the grassy hill to Point Danger overlooking Rainbow Bay. It was named by Captain Cook as he sailed north along this coast in 1770. It is the site of the Captain Cook Memorial Lighthouse, the first lighthouse in the world to experiment with laser technology. The Surf Club Deck for drinks, lunch or dinner is a must-do from your Rainbow Bay holiday apartment. Nearby Coolangatta has a small shopping centre and several lawn bowls clubs. For families, a day at Wet n’Wild at Coolangatta is great way to cool off, or visit the Gold Coast SeaWorld near Surfers Paradise, about 30 km north of your Rainbow Bay holiday rental.

Weather in Rainbow Bay, Queensland

Rainbow Bay holiday apartments enjoy a sub-tropical climate. For much of the year the area enjoys high temperatures with some humidity, and temperatures average 29°C (85°F) in January. Winters are warm and pleasant averaging around 21°C (70°F) from June through August. The rainy season is from December to March although the area can have tropical showers at any time.

Travel to Rainbow Bay, Queensland

Rainbow Beach holiday rentals are served by Brisbane (BNE) Airport which has both domestic and international flights carrying over 20 million passengers per year. The main airlines using Brisbane Airport are Qantas, Cathay Pacific, Malaysia Airlines, Virgin and Jetstar Airways making it very easy to book longhaul flights. Brisbane Airport is also the hub for the domestic Tiger Airways for visitors wanting to make connecting flights from other parts of Australia. Rainbow Bay is about 111 km south of Brisbane Airport and is easy to reach by car along the M1. There is also a domestic airport, the Gold Coast Airport (OOL), just outside Coolangatta for those wanting to book connecting flights from Sydney, Cairns, Perth, Melbourne or Adelaide.