Destination guide

Find the perfect vacation rental for your Swansea getaway

Experience the unique character of Swansea with a stay in a vacation home rental. This city has something for everyone. 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 Swansea

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Swansea 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:

  • Belmont Golf Course (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Merewether Ocean Baths (12.1 mi / 19.4 km)
  • Wyong Golf Club (16.7 mi / 26.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Swansea

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Swansea is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lake Macquarie (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Wallarah National Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Blacksmiths Beach (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Speers Point Park (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Dudley Beach (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Dixon Park Beach (12.6 mi / 20.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Swansea

Fly into Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown), the closest airport, located 23.2 mi (37.4 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Swansea?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 238 vacation rentals near Swansea. From 186 Houses to 10 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 Swansea for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Dixon Park Beach: 356 vacation rentals
  • Magenta Shores Beach: 1,549 vacation rentals
  • Swadling Reserve: 1,620 vacation rentals
  • Nobbys Head Beach: 346 vacation rentals
  • Merewether Ocean Baths: 362 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Swansea 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?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 186 Houses in Swansea. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Swansea include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 10 rentals available
  • Villas: 4 rentals available
  • Cabins: 17 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?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 57 vacation rentals with pool available in Swansea. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.