Where to stay around Byron Bay?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,014 holiday lettings near Byron Bay. From 559 houses to 246 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 Byron Bay is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Captain Cook Lookout: 1,155 holiday lettings
  • Cape Byron Lighthouse: 1,152 holiday lettings
  • North Byron Parklands: 1,376 holiday lettings
  • Lighthouse Beach: 1,000 holiday lettings
  • Tallow Beach: 1,118 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Byron Bay 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 Byron Bay?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 559 houses in Byron Bay. Our other popular types of Byron Bay holiday rentals include:

  • Apartments: 246 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 47 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 43 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 Byron Bay?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 378 holiday homes with pool available in Byron Bay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a holiday villa in Byron Bay, Australia your home away from home

    Byron Bay self-catering holiday villas are located in and around a town in the northern rivers region of New South Wales. Here you’ll be close to mainland Australia’s easternmost point – Byron Bay holiday villas are also in an area famous throughout the world for its fantastic surfing beaches. Many more activities are also available in Byron Bay, from diving to rural hikes.

    Things to do in Byron Bay, Australia

    Within minutes of Byron Bay self-catering accommodation are a number of famous surfing beaches. Byron Main is perhaps the most frequented, with its southern end especially popular due to the wide rollers, ideal for long boarding. Another great beach for long boarding is Watego’s Beach, a little way around the coast from Byron Main. Meanwhile Tallow’s Beach is almost exclusively used by surfers and features a mixture of breakers and mostly larger surf than any other beach in the area. If you’d like to spend a more laid-back day by the ocean then the northern end of Byron Main – Clarkes Beach offers gentle waters perfectly suited to families with younger children.

    Another essential activity for anyone visiting villas in Byron Bay would be to go on a whale watching excursions. The best time to do this is in early spring, around September and October. This is one of the most popular places in the country to admire marine wildlife, and a number of operators offer trips to see the humpback whales, which migrate along the east coast of Australia.

    For an even closer look at the rich wildlife off the coast near Byron Bay self-catering holiday accommodation you could go diving. This place is considered one of the best diving locations in New South Wales, and the local diving centre organises both snorkelling and diving trips.

    Places to visit on holiday in Byron Bay, Australia

    It’s well worth seeing more of the inland scenery close to Byron Bay self-catering villas. Mount Warning has the distinction of being the first point on the Australian mainland to catch the sun’s rays and is preserved as part of a National Park.

    Weather in Byron Bay, Australia

    At Byron Bay holiday rentals there’s warm, beach-suitable weather for as many as seven months of the year. The hottest conditions arrive in January and February, and the remainder of the year is either pleasantly warm or mild.

    Cheap flights to Byron Bay, Australia

    The best way to reach Byron Bay self-catering holiday villas from the UK would be to fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Sydney (SYD) via British Airways or Qantas. Then you’ll need to catch a connecting flight to Brisbane (BNE) with Qantas or Virgin Australia, before making the two-hour car journey down to Byron Bay.

    Activities and attractions in Byron Bay

    Do you want to find top things to see and do in the city? Travellers enjoy Byron Bay for its surfing, swimming and cycling. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Byron Bay a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Byron Bay Golf Course (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
    • Macadamia Castle (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
    • Teven Valley Golf Course (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
    • Ballina Golf Club (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
    • Ballina Racecourse (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)

    Seasonal weather averages in Byron Bay

    Travellers enjoy Byron Bay for its surfing. 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 beaches and other natural features in Byron Bay

    Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Byron Bay is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Main Beach (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
    • Clarkes Beach (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
    • The Pass (1 mi / 1.5 km)
    • Arakwal National Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
    • Wategos Beach (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
    • Belongil Beach (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)