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Seaside escape in Pottsville holiday homes to rent

Located in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales in the Tweed Shire, Pottsville is a sleepy seaside town that’s perfect for a rejuvenating holiday. Whether you’re travelling with the whole family or on your own, you’ll find plenty to do near holiday homes to rent in Pottsville.


Activities and attractions in and around Pottsville

Are you looking for attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Pottsville has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Tropical Fruit World (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Coolangatta and Tweed Heads Golf Club (12.4 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Ilnam Winery (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Crystal Creek Miniatures (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
Outdoor activities

Outdoor fun near Pottsville holiday homes

Pottsville is a laid-back playground for nature lovers. Its many sandy beaches and crystal-clear waters offer excellent swimming, snorkelling, diving, boating and other water sports, and the verdant forests and wetlands are perfect for nature walks, hiking, biking and exploration. You could also spend the day on the beach to catch some sun and spot passing whales and dolphins off the shore. Whatever your inclination, you’ll have numerous options for outdoor activities near your holiday accommodation.


Seasonal weather in Pottsville

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, January, February, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 28°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Pottsville

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Pottsville is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Torakina Park (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Duranbah Beach (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Coolangatta Beach (15.4 mi / 24.7 km)
  • Kirra Beach (15.4 mi / 24.9 km)
  • Greenmount Beach (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)

Beaches near Pottsville holiday homes

Pottsville beaches are ideal for a relaxing seaside escape. Holiday homes are available near places like Pottsville Beach, a wide, unspoilt, sandy Pacific beach with strong waves, and Casuarina Beach, a serene beach with crystal-blue waters for swimming and surfing. Cabarita Beach, a sandy, tree-lined swimming beach with calm waters for swimming, and New Brighton Beach, an expansive stretch of sand with turquoise waters and a tranquil atmosphere, are also lovely spots to spend the day.

How to get there

Transport options to and around Pottsville

Fly into Gold Coast, QLD (OOL-Coolangatta), the closest airport, located 15.5 mi (25 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Ballina, NSW (BNK-Ballina - Byron Gateway), which is 31 mi (50 km) away.

Food & drink 

Diverse cuisine in Pottsville

Holiday homes in Pottsville are surrounded by an array of restaurants showcasing the unique culinary culture of New South Wales. Seafood, such as John Dory, barramundi and oysters, are among the most popular delicacies, though regional cuisine from the Mediterranean, Japan, China, India and Africa is easy to come by. Whatever your taste, you’ll have a diverse range of dining options to experience the distinctive flavours of New South Wales.

Family friendly

Family fun near Pottsville holiday rentals

The Northern Rivers area is filled with kid-friendly attractions that are a short distance from Pottsville holiday homes. The Casino Miniature Railway, a railway with miniature steam and diesel locomotive rides through the breathtaking Jabiru Geneebeinga Wetlands, and the Macadamia Castle, a play area for kids with native furry animals, concessions and games in a huge castle play area, are great for kids. You may also enjoy the Summerland House Farm, a working farm that offers exhibits on farm life and animal encounters, and Ballina Naval and Maritime Museum, a nautical museum filled with historic and cultural memorabilia. Wollumbin-Mount Warning National Park, a hinterland park area with waterfalls, lush forest and hiking trails, is a lovely place to explore with older children.

Where to stay near Pottsville?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 533 holiday rentals near Pottsville. From 271 Houses to 193 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Pottsville for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Wategos Beach: 1,178 holiday rentals
  • Kirra Beach: 2,553 holiday rentals
  • Tugun Beach: 2,578 holiday rentals
  • Burleigh Beach: 2,688 holiday rentals
  • Coolangatta Beach: 2,554 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 271 Houses in Pottsville. Our other popular types of Pottsville holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 193 holiday houses
  • Villas: 17 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 15 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 Pottsville?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 224 holiday homes with pool available in Pottsville. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.