Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Byron Bay

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Byron Bay. Travellers to this walkable city praise the surfing, diving and snorkelling. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


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.

Natural features

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)
How to get there

How to get to and around Byron Bay

The nearest airport is in Ballina, NSW (BNK-Ballina - Byron Gateway), located 13.9 mi (22.4 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Lismore, NSW (LSY), which is 25.1 mi (40.5 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Byron Bay?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 768 holiday lettings around Byron Bay. From 207 flats & apartments to 380 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Byron Bay? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Byron Bay. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Wategos Beach: 1,185 holiday lettings
  • Cape Byron Lighthouse: 1,184 holiday lettings
  • Byron Bay Golf Course: 1,163 holiday lettings
  • The Pass: 1,185 holiday lettings
  • Arakwal National Park: 1,182 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Byron Bay listed on 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 Flats in Byron Bay?

Yes, of course. offers 207 Flats in Byron Bay. Our other popular types of Byron Bay holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 380 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 43 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 40 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Resorts 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 285 holiday homes with pool available in Byron Bay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.