Destination guide

Find the perfect vacation rental for your Swansea Heads getaway

Experience the unique character of Swansea Heads with a stay in a vacation home rental. You'll find plenty to explore during your stay in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Swansea Heads

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Swansea Heads has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Belmont Golf Course (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Merewether Ocean Baths (11.3 mi / 18.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Swansea Heads

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

  • Wallarah National Park (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Blacksmiths Beach (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Lake Macquarie (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Dudley Beach (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Speers Point Park (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Dixon Park Beach (11.8 mi / 19 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Swansea Heads

Fly into Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown), the closest airport, located 22.6 mi (36.3 km) from the city center.

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

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

  • Dixon Park Beach: 308 vacation rentals
  • Nobbys Head Beach: 306 vacation rentals
  • Magenta Shores Beach: 1,422 vacation rentals
  • Merewether Ocean Baths: 314 vacation rentals
  • Stockton Sand Dunes: 1,551 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 142 Houses in Swansea Heads. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Swansea Heads include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 17 rentals available
  • Villas: 5 rentals available
  • Cabins: 19 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 Swansea Heads?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 47 vacation rentals with pool available in Swansea Heads. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.