Destination guide

Why people love visiting tranquil Newcastle East

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Newcastle East. Travelers appreciate the restaurants in this walkable city. 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 Newcastle East

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Newcastle East a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Merewether Ocean Baths (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Oakvale Farm and Fauna World (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Belmont Golf Course (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Port Stephens Winery (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Irukandji Shark & Ray Encounters (16 mi / 25.8 km)

Seasonal weather in Newcastle East

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, January, February, December and March are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 80°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Newcastle East

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Newcastle East 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:

  • Horseshoe Beach (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Nobbys Head Beach (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Newcastle Beach (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • King Edward Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Newcastle Civic Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Merewether Beach (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Newcastle East

Fly into Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown), the closest airport, located 8.8 mi (14.2 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Newcastle East?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 133 vacation rentals near Newcastle East. From 54 Houses to 52 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 Newcastle East for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Newcastle Ocean Baths: 318 vacation rentals
  • Fort Scratchley: 313 vacation rentals
  • Dixon Park Beach: 339 vacation rentals
  • Nobbys Head Beach: 332 vacation rentals
  • Soldiers Point Marina: 1,382 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 54 Houses in Newcastle East. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Newcastle East include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 52 rentals available
  • Cabins: 4 rentals available
  • Cottages: 4 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Newcastle East?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 6 vacation rentals with pool available in Newcastle East. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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