Where to stay around Surfers Paradise?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,625 holiday lettings near Surfers Paradise. From 900 apartments to 585 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 Surfers Paradise is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Surfers Paradise Beach: 2,174 holiday lettings
  • Infinity Gold Coast: 2,164 holiday lettings
  • Timezone: 2,169 holiday lettings
  • Chevron Renaissance: 2,169 holiday lettings
  • King Tutts Putt Putt: 2,152 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Surfers Paradise 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 Surfers Paradise?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 900 apartments in Surfers Paradise. Our other popular types of Surfers Paradise holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 585 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 41 self catering accommodations
  • Farmhouses: 3 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Surfers Paradise?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,255 holiday homes with pool available in Surfers Paradise. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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

    Surfers Paradise is the hub of the Gold Coast with a wide surfing beach, surfing shops and nightlife geared around the surfers’ lifestyle. The highrise buildings of the business district are the best known landmarks along the Gold Coast.

    Things to Do in Surfers Paradise, Queensland

    Surfers Paradise is a city of over 18,000 people so there is more to see and do here than in the smaller resorts. Cavill Mall is one of the busiest shopping centres in Queensland and the centre of social activity and a lively nightlife. There are several golf courses within easy reach of your holiday apartment at Surfers Paradise. Southport, Surfers Paradise, Palm Meadows and the Royal Pines Resort all have excellent golf courses in the area. Take surfing lessons or watch the pros make it look easy. Fishing, kayaking, cycling, walking and nature spotting can all be enjoyed here. Take an ecotour with a local zoologist to spot wallabies, kangaroos, kookaburras, koalas and platypus or try out the Surfers Paradise Segway Xperience.

    Places to Visit Around Surfers Paradise, Queensland

    The Surfers Riverwalk connects the Gold Coast Highway Bridge to the shopping centre at Broadbeach alongside the Nerang River. It makes a pleasant walk passing MacIntosh Island, Jaraparilla Cove, Cascade Gardens and the Gold Coast Convention Centre. Visit the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary and see Australian wildlife, watch the free-flight bird show and see kangaroos feeding. Dreamworld in Coomera is still Australia’s most popular theme park with some amazing rides or visit SeaWorld at Main Beach for a full day of family fun. One final thrilling trip is to the Tamborine Rainforest Skywalk, about 40 km drive from your beachfront apartment in Surfers Paradise.

    Weather in Surfers Paradise, Queensland

    The climate in Surfers Paradise is generally classified as sub-tropical. For much of the year the area enjoys high temperatures with some humidity, reaching an average 32°C (90°F) in January. Winters are warm and pleasant with temperatures around 23°C (74°F) in June. The rainy season is from December to March although the area can have tropical showers at any time.

    Travel to Surfers Paradise, Queensland

    Surfers Paradise holiday rentals are served by Brisbane (BNE) Airport which handles both domestic and international flights. 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 is also the hub for the domestic Tiger Airways for visitors wanting to make connecting flights from other parts of Australia. Surfers Paradise is about 87 km south of Brisbane Airport and is easy to reach by car along the M1. There is also a domestic airport 24 km away at Coolangatta, the Gold Coast Airport (OOL), for those booking connecting flights from Sydney, Cairns, Perth, Melbourne or Adelaide.

    Sightseeing in and around Surfers Paradise

    Do you want to discover things to do during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Surfers Paradise a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Sea World (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
    • Warner Bros. Movie World (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
    • Dreamworld (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
    • Wet'n'Wild Gold Coast (9.2 mi / 14.7 km)
    • Timezone (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
    • RaceCentre Race Simulators Australia (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)

    Seasonal weather in Surfers Paradise

    If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, February, January, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 28°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Surfers Paradise

    Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Surfers Paradise is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Surfers Paradise Beach (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
    • Budds Beach (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
    • Macintosh Island Park (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
    • Cascade Gardens (1.3 mi / 2 km)
    • Kurrawa Beach (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
    • Pratten Park (2 mi / 3.2 km)