Destination guide

Travel to tranquil Burleigh Heads

The beaches and parks create a pretty picture of Burleigh Heads. This relaxing and walkable city is known for its shopping, surfing and spas. Sea World and Warner Bros. Movie World are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Burleigh Heads

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the area? Travelers enjoy fun activities like surfing and swimming. Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Burleigh Heads a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sea World (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Warner Bros. Movie World (15 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Wet'n'Wild Gold Coast (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Mallawa Drive Sports Complex (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Burleigh Golf Club (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Pizzey Park Sporting Complex (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Burleigh Heads

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

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Burleigh Heads

Burleigh Heads is famous for its scenic parks and beautiful ocean views. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Burleigh Heads is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Surfers Paradise Beach (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Burleigh Beach (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Burleigh Head National Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • David Fleay Wildlife Park (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Nobby Beach (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Schuster Park (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Burleigh Heads

The nearest airport is in Gold Coast, QLD (OOL-Coolangatta), located 6.7 mi (10.7 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Burleigh Heads?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,051 vacation rentals near Burleigh Heads. From 530 Houses to 1,380 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 Burleigh Heads for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Surfers Paradise Beach: 2,398 vacation rentals
  • Coolangatta Beach: 2,529 vacation rentals
  • Jupiters Casino: 2,501 vacation rentals
  • Snapper Rocks: 2,519 vacation rentals
  • Mariner's Cove Marina: 2,336 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Burleigh Heads 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 Burleigh Heads?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 530 Houses in Burleigh Heads. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Burleigh Heads include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,380 rentals available
  • Villas: 19 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 14 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 Burleigh Heads?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,427 vacation rentals with pool available in Burleigh Heads. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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