Destination guide

Explore the lakeside setting in Elanora

The lake and beaches create a pretty picture of Elanora. This welcoming and relaxing city entices travelers with its shopping and theme park. Sea World and Surfers Paradise Beach are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Elanora

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Elanora a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sea World (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Balter Brewing Company (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Mallawa Drive Sports Complex (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Palm Beach Pirate Treasure Island Playground (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Burleigh Golf Club (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)

Seasonal weather in Elanora

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, February, January, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 82°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Elanora

Elanora is famous for its panoramic lake views and pristine beaches. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Elanora is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Surfers Paradise Beach (9.2 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Schuster Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Palm Beach Pirate Treasure Island Playground (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • David Fleay Wildlife Park (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Currumbin Beach (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Burleigh Head National Park (3 mi / 4.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Elanora

Fly into Gold Coast, QLD (OOL-Coolangatta), the closest airport, located 4.5 mi (7.2 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Elanora?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,063 vacation rentals near Elanora. From 484 Houses to 1,436 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Elanora for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Elanora?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Elanora. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Surfers Paradise Beach: 2,443 vacation rentals
  • Coolangatta Beach: 2,583 vacation rentals
  • Jupiters Casino: 2,544 vacation rentals
  • Snapper Rocks: 2,581 vacation rentals
  • Mariner's Cove Marina: 2,389 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Elanora listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Elanora?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 484 Houses in Elanora. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Elanora include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,436 rentals available
  • Villas: 23 rentals available
  • Cabins: 13 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Elanora?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,471 vacation rentals with pool available in Elanora. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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