Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Emerald Beach

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Emerald Beach. This welcoming and walkable city entices travelers with its beaches and restaurants. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Emerald Beach

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Emerald Beach has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Woolgoolga Creek Falls (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Woolgoolga Golf Course (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Solitary Island Aquarium (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Big Banana Fun Park (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Tabatinga Family Fun Centre (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Dolphin Marine Magic (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)

Seasonal weather in Emerald Beach

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

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Emerald Beach

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Emerald Beach is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Woolgoolga Creek Falls (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Woolgoolga Beach (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Bruxner Park Flora Reserve (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Diggers Beach (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Park Beach (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • North Coast Botanic Gardens (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Emerald Beach

Fly into Coffs Harbour, NSW (CFS), the closest airport, located 11.3 mi (18.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Grafton, NSW (GFN), which is 28.9 mi (46.5 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Emerald Beach?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 301 vacation rentals near Emerald Beach. From 143 Houses to 80 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 Emerald 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 Emerald Beach?

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

  • Big Banana Coffs Harbour: 481 vacation rentals
  • Woolgoolga Beach: 455 vacation rentals
  • Coffs Harbour Marina: 481 vacation rentals
  • Wooli Wooli River Boat Launch: 166 vacation rentals
  • Coffs Harbour Butterfly House: 480 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 143 Houses in Emerald Beach. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Emerald Beach include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 80 rentals available
  • Villas: 19 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 Emerald Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 127 vacation rentals with pool available in Emerald Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.