Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Charlestown

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Charlestown. This city's shopping, restaurants and spas attract many visitors, and its welcoming and relaxing location add to the charm. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Charlestown

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Charlestown a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Merewether Ocean Baths (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Belmont Golf Course (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Charlestown

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, January, February, December and March are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 80°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Charlestown

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Charlestown. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dudley Beach (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Dixon Park Beach (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Merewether Beach (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Speers Point Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Newcastle Civic Park (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • King Edward Park (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)

How to get to and around Charlestown

The nearest airport is in Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown), located 13.8 mi (22.3 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Charlestown?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 208 vacation rentals near Charlestown. From 111 Houses to 13 Bungalows, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Charlestown for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Charlestown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 111 Houses in Charlestown. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Charlestown include:

  • Bungalows: 13 rentals available
  • Cabins: 13 rentals available
  • Cottages: 13 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Charlestown?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 26 vacation rentals with pool available in Charlestown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.