Destination guide

Why people love visiting tranquil East Ballina

The beaches, lake and wildlife display a scene truly unique to East Ballina. This relaxing city is known for its cafés, golfing and hiking. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around East Ballina

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes East Ballina a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ballina Golf Club (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Ballina Racecourse (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Teven Valley Golf Course (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Macadamia Castle (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Byron Bay Golf Course (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)

Seasonal weather averages in East Ballina

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, February, January, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 81°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in East Ballina

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in East Ballina. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Shelly Beach (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Lighthouse Beach (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Lennox Head Beach (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Seven Mile Beach (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Killen Falls (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Kings Beach (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around East Ballina

The nearest airport is in Ballina, NSW (BNK-Ballina - Byron Gateway), located 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Lismore, NSW (LSY), which is 19.8 mi (31.9 km) away.

Where to stay around East Ballina?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 220 vacation rentals near East Ballina. From 117 Houses to 54 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 East Ballina for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Lighthouse Beach: 1,012 vacation rentals
  • Shelly Beach: 989 vacation rentals
  • Ballina Golf Club: 1,001 vacation rentals
  • Wategos Beach: 1,206 vacation rentals
  • Tallow Beach: 1,164 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around East Ballina 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 East Ballina?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 117 Houses in East Ballina. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in East Ballina include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 54 rentals available
  • Villas: 7 rentals available
  • Cabins: 10 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 East Ballina?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 91 vacation rentals with pool available in East Ballina. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.