Destination guide

The charming area of Main Beach awaits your stay

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Main Beach. Travelers like the restaurants, shopping and sporting events in this romantic and welcoming city. Sea World and Warner Bros. Movie World are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Main Beach

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Main Beach a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These 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 (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Warner Bros. Movie World (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Dreamworld (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Wet'n'Wild Gold Coast (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Rockpools (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • King Tutts Putt Putt (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Main Beach

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, 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 Main Beach

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Main Beach is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Surfers Paradise Beach (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Macintosh Island Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Philip Park (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Broadwater Parklands (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Budds Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Doug Jennings Park (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Main Beach

Fly into Gold Coast, QLD (OOL-Coolangatta), the closest airport, located 14 mi (22.6 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Main Beach?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,777 vacation rentals near Main Beach. From 550 Houses to 1,080 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 Main 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 Main Beach?

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

  • Mariner's Cove Marina: 2,295 vacation rentals
  • Sea World: 2,337 vacation rentals
  • Doug Jennings Park: 2,312 vacation rentals
  • Sky High Skyway: 2,330 vacation rentals
  • Marina Mirage Shopping Centre: 2,334 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 550 Houses in Main Beach. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Main Beach include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,080 rentals available
  • Villas: 38 rentals available
  • Cabins: 8 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 Main Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,367 vacation rentals with pool available in Main Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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