Destination guide

Evans Head holiday homes to rent

The coastal New South Wales town of Evans Head is a magnificent compilation of surrounding natural beauty that makes it a perfect spot for all sorts of holidays. From experiencing the beach, mountains, forests, the active Evans River or one of the military heritage sites, to tasting delectable seafood, Evans Head makes lasting impressions for families, couples and solo travellers. You can be in the midst of all the excitement and restfulness Evans Head has to offer in your holiday rental home.

History

Heritage sites near Evans Head holiday rentals

Evans Head has a fascinating military history that you can experience through the Heritage Aviation Museum and the Living Museum. During World War II, Evans Head was home to the largest aviation training facility in Australia, with almost 2,000 Air Force personnel at any given time. Now, you can see some of the historic planes, original hanger, and military memorabilia at the Heritage Aviation Museum. Prior to the discovery and colonisation of Evans Head, the Bundjalung people occupied the region for thousands of years. You can become more familiar with the rich indigenous history at the Evans Head Living Museum.

How to get there

Travelling to and around Evans Head

Fly into Ballina, NSW (BNK-Ballina - Byron Gateway), the closest airport, located 20 mi (32.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Lismore, NSW (LSY), which is 20.5 mi (33 km) away.

How to get around

Transport to and from your Evans Head holiday home

To explore all that Evans Head has to offer, you want to know how to get around town. Evans Head has multiple taxi, bus, and coach services available. If you are headed to one of the great restaurants in town, local taxi might be best. If you are going further east to the beach or out west of the mountains, then a bus might be a better choice. You can rest assured that the public transport availability is sufficient to get you from your holiday rental to the vibrant life that awaits you around Evans Head.

Food & drink 

Local cuisine in Evans Head

Throughout the history of Evans Head, seafood has dominated the local cuisine, and for good reason. You could find many spots with heaping piles of fresh prawns cooked exactly the way you like. A local favourite is also the Marine snapper, especially delicious when prepared on an outdoor barbecue. Another unique feature of the local cuisine near holiday homes to rent in Evans Head is the multicultural influence. Throughout most of New South Wales and Evans Head in particular, you can find dishes inspired by Vietnamese, Italian, Indian, Japanese, Greek and African cooking. For wine enthusiasts, you’ll find a healthy selection of shiraz and sémillion from the nearby New South Wales wine valley.

Essential info

Facts for a stay in holiday rentals in Evans Head

If you are thinking about visiting Evans Head and staying in holiday accommodation, you’ll want a good rundown of key information to maximise the fun of your holiday. For starters, the population is around 3,000 people, and English is the official language, so it’s a cosy town that’s accustomed to holiday travellers. While in Evans Head, you can spend Australian dollars, and there are many exchanges for your currency. Local tap water is considered safe to drink. For any medical emergencies that may arise, there is an ambulance service that can be reached by dialling 000. Throughout the entire New South Wales region, the legal drinking age is 18 years old. As you think ahead to your holiday accommodation, you’ll likely want to pack your wardrobe with outdoor destinations in mind, as the weather is pleasant and not overly hot, even during the summer months of December through April.

Where to stay near Evans Head?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 104 holiday rentals near Evans Head. From 55 Houses to 36 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Evans Head is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Evans Head?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Evans Head. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Evans Head Visitor Information Centre: 124 holiday rentals
  • Evans Head Memorial Airport Museum: 133 holiday rentals
  • Shelly Beach: 1,041 holiday rentals
  • Evens Head Living Museum: 120 holiday rentals
  • Iluka Golf Club: 298 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Evans Head listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Evans Head?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 55 Houses in Evans Head. Our other popular types of Evans Head holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 36 holiday houses
  • Villas: 2 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 2 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Evans Head?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 11 holiday homes with pool available in Evans Head. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.