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Beachside Cronulla holiday homes to rent

With delicious seaside restaurants, stunning beaches and an array of outdoor activities, Cronulla is a beach haven for world-weary travellers. Enchanting parklands, white-sand beaches, charming cafes and lush parks create the ideal holiday environment for families, couples and the solo traveller. Whether you want to explore the landscape or relax by the sea, holiday homes to rent in Cronulla put you in the heart of this beach oasis.


Sightseeing in and around Cronulla

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Cronulla a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kareela Golf Course (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • New South Wales Golf Club (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Kogarah Golf Course (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Wiley's Baths (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Moore Park Golf Course (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • Entertainment Quarter (12 mi / 19.2 km)
Outdoor activities

Outdoor fun near Cronulla holiday rentals

The diverse terrain and waterways in Cronulla offer plenty of exciting outdoor excursions near your holiday accommodation. Unique rock pool formations provide swimming areas, the vibrant reefs and colourful marine life are perfect for snorkelling and diving, and the consistent waves off the beaches’ shores are ideal for bodyboarders, kitesurfers, bodysurfers and boardriders. Stand-up paddleboarding, sailing, fishing and deep-sea trophy fishing are also popular in this beach location. Animal lovers will enjoy the migration of the humpback whales and playful dolphins that can be seen from lookout points and tours. On land, bushwalking, hiking, nature walks and cycling are popular activities.


Seasonal weather in Cronulla

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, January, February, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 25°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Cronulla

Travellers appreciate the pristine beaches and beautiful ocean views, which is just a taste of what Cronulla has to offer. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Cronulla is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bondi Beach (13.4 mi / 21.5 km)
  • South Cronulla Beach (0.2 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Cronulla Beach (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Shelly Beach (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Gunnamatta Bay (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • North Cronulla Beach (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)

Best beaches near Cronulla holiday rentals

The coastal oasis of Cronulla offers pristine shoreline with excellent beaches for a variety of outdoor activities. Holiday rentals are close to beach areas like Cronulla Beach, a lively beach with gentle surf, soft sand and numerous cafes and playgrounds for kids to enjoy, and Shelly Beach & Park, a large park near ocean baths with a sandy shoreline for kids to play and swim. Elouera Beach, a popular beach for swimming and surfing on its excellent waves, and Oak Park Beach, a serene beach for sunbathing and watching colourful sunsets, are also great to visit.

How to get there

Transport to and around Cronulla

Fly into Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), the closest airport, located 8.3 mi (13.4 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, the main station is Sydney Cronulla Station.

How to get around

Transport to Cronulla holiday homes

Though flying into Sydney and travelling to Cronulla is an option, many travellers prefer to take the train to Central Station to reach their Cronulla holiday accommodation. Once there, car hire, taxis and bikes are popular modes of transport, though you can also walk through the area to explore the scenery. Ferries are available for water travel and tours to learn about the area’s fascinating history and cultural heritage.

Food & drink 

Sample delicacies in Cronulla

The regional delicacies and unique cultural influences of New South Wales are more prominent in Sydney and its surrounding areas. Fresh-caught seafood, locally grown vegetables and fruits, artisan wine and craft brews are commonly found in Cronulla’s restaurants, bars and eateries, connecting it to the food culture of the region. From Japanese eateries with an abundance of local seafood, to a classic Greek restaurant with creative twists on Mediterranean fare, you’ll find a cuisine option for every taste near the holiday homes in Cronulla.

Where to stay near Cronulla?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 326 holiday rentals near Cronulla. From 133 Houses to 150 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Cronulla for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Cronulla?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Cronulla:

  • Sydney CBD: 2,052 holiday homes
  • Balmoral: 141 holiday homes
  • Chatswood CBD: 60 holiday homes
  • Strawberry Hills: 211 holiday homes
  • Hyde Park: 342 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

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

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

  • South Cronulla Beach: 3,112 holiday rentals
  • Wanda Beach: 3,222 holiday rentals
  • North Cronulla Beach: 3,202 holiday rentals
  • Bass and Flinders Point: 2,860 holiday rentals
  • Darook Park: 2,919 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Cronulla 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 Cronulla?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 133 Houses in Cronulla. Our other popular types of Cronulla holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 150 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 11 holiday houses
  • Studios: 157 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Cronulla?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 63 holiday homes with pool available in Cronulla. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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