Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Bar Beach

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Bar Beach. There's no shortage of things to see and do in the area.Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Bar Beach

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

  • Merewether Ocean Baths (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Belmont Golf Course (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Oakvale Farm and Fauna World (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Bar Beach

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Bar Beach is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Merewether Beach (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Dixon Park Beach (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • King Edward Park (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Newcastle Civic Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Newcastle Beach (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Horseshoe Beach (1.9 mi / 3 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Bar Beach

The nearest airport is in Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown), located 10.2 mi (16.4 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Bar Beach?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 154 vacation rentals near Bar Beach. From 67 Houses to 57 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 Bar 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 Bar Beach?

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

  • Dixon Park Beach: 363 vacation rentals
  • Nobbys Head Beach: 350 vacation rentals
  • Merewether Ocean Baths: 369 vacation rentals
  • Newcastle Ocean Baths: 341 vacation rentals
  • Maitland Station: 620 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 67 Houses in Bar Beach. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bar Beach include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 57 rentals available
  • Villas: 2 rentals available
  • Cabins: 5 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 Bar Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 8 vacation rentals with pool available in Bar Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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