Destination guide

The beachside setting of Airlie Beach is ready to explore

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Airlie Beach. This romantic city allures visitors with its shopping and restaurants. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Airlie Beach

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Airlie Beach a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • South Molle Island Golf Course (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Hamilton Island Golf Club (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Airlie Beach

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, December, January, February and November are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 87°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Airlie Beach

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Airlie Beach is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Airlie Beach Lagoon (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Boathaven Beach (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Shingley Beach (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Bicentennial Park (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Cannonvale Beach (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Coral Beach (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Airlie Beach

The nearest airport is in Hamilton Island, QLD (HTI-Great Barrier Reef), located 15.9 mi (25.6 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Proserpine, QLD (PPP-Whitsunday Coast), which is 18.4 mi (29.6 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Airlie Beach?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 180 vacation rentals near Airlie Beach. From 81 Houses to 75 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 Airlie Beach for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Airlie Beach Lagoon: 436 vacation rentals
  • Port of Airlie: 433 vacation rentals
  • Abell Point Marina: 435 vacation rentals
  • Airlie Beach Market: 435 vacation rentals
  • Daydream Island Living Reef: 429 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Airlie Beach 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 Airlie Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 81 Houses in Airlie Beach. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Airlie Beach include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 75 rentals available
  • Villas: 3 rentals available
  • Studios: 83 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Airlie Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 120 vacation rentals with pool available in Airlie Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.