Destination guide

Travel to charming Coolangatta

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Coolangatta. This city is romantic and welcoming, recognized for its restaurants, shopping and sporting events. Sea World and Surfers Paradise Beach 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

Activities and attractions in Coolangatta

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Coolangatta has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sea World (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
  • Coolangatta and Tweed Heads Golf Club (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Balter Brewing Company (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Palm Beach Pirate Treasure Island Playground (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Mallawa Drive Sports Complex (6.2 mi / 10 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Coolangatta

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, 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 Coolangatta

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Coolangatta is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Surfers Paradise Beach (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Coolangatta Beach (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Kirra Beach (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Greenmount Beach (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Snapper Rocks (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Duranbah Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Coolangatta

Fly into Gold Coast, QLD (OOL-Coolangatta), the closest airport, located 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Coolangatta?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 953 vacation rentals near Coolangatta. From 291 Houses to 571 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 Coolangatta for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Kirra Beach: 2,531 vacation rentals
  • Kirra Hill Community Center: 2,527 vacation rentals
  • Border Park Raceway: 2,529 vacation rentals
  • Surfers Paradise Beach: 2,390 vacation rentals
  • Coolangatta Beach: 2,527 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Coolangatta 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 Coolangatta?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 291 Houses in Coolangatta. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Coolangatta include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 571 rentals available
  • Villas: 16 rentals available
  • Cottages: 9 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Coolangatta?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 508 vacation rentals with pool available in Coolangatta. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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