Destination guide

Explore Hastings Point in holiday homes to rent

Known as the ‘Jewel of the Tweed’, Hastings Point is a small coastal settlement in the Tweed Shire that’s surrounded by lush parkland with ocean waters to the east and a gentle estuary to the west. This unique seaside destination is revered for its unspoilt beaches, rich natural spaces and safe outdoor play areas for families. No matter the type of trip you’re looking for, holiday homes to rent in Hastings Point give you virtually limitless options.

Things to do

What to do near Hastings Point holiday homes

Hastings Point boasts many must-see attractions for an unforgettable trip. Holiday homes can be found near Wollumbin National Park, a vast parkland that surrounds the remnant caldera of an extinct volcano and offers a range of trails and wildlife viewing opportunities. Tropical Fruit World, a farm with fruits from around the world along with mini golf, an animal park and kiddie rides, and Duranbah Beach, a popular surf spot with a sandy beach and rocky areas for excellent waves, are other places to visit. You may also enjoy the Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, a prominent regional art gallery with masterpieces from local artists, and Point Danger Light, an active lighthouse on a dramatic lookout point.


Sightseeing in and around Hastings Point

Are you looking for top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Hastings Point a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Tropical Fruit World (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Coolangatta and Tweed Heads Golf Club (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Ilnam Winery (13.5 mi / 21.8 km)
Outdoor activities

Must-try sports near Hastings Point holiday homes

With the nearby ocean, estuary and vast rainforest, Hastings Point is an adventure playground for outdoor enthusiasts. In addition to excellent surfing at one of the many surf beaches in the area, you can also explore the extinct Mount Warning and its crater, take a river cruise through the rainforest or catch mud crabs in the Tweed River. Deep-sea fishing, snorkelling, diving, hiking and whale watching are also popular ways to experience the natural beauty of Hastings Point. No matter how you choose to get out into nature, you’ll find endless options outside the door of your holiday accommodation in Hastings Point.


Seasonal weather averages in Hastings Point

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

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Hastings Point

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Hastings Point is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Torakina Park (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Duranbah Beach (13.6 mi / 21.8 km)
  • Coolangatta Beach (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Greenmount Beach (13.8 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Kirra Beach (13.9 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Snapper Rocks (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)

Beach areas near Hastings Point holiday accommodation

The pristine beaches of Hastings Point are a huge part of its draw. Holiday homes can be found near such locales as Pottsville Beach, a patrolled sandy beach with strong waves and a tranquil atmosphere, and Casuarina Beach, a serene hidden beach with blue waters for swimming, surfing and other water sports. There’s also Cabarita Beach, a long sandy beach with shade trees and calm waters.

How to get there

How to get to and around Hastings Point

The nearest airport is in Gold Coast, QLD (OOL-Coolangatta), located 14 mi (22.6 km) from the city centre.


Best events near Hastings Point holiday homes accommodation

Hastings Point is close to many festivals, markets and sporting events that draw visitors from all over the world. With a Hastings Point holiday home, you can experience exciting events like the Tyalgum Festival of Classical Music, a vibrant music festival in September that features prominent artists, and Tweed Foodie Fest, a festival that celebrates local food and culinary culture and is a great place to explore local produce and restaurants.

Family friendly

Family fun near Hastings Point holiday rentals

Numerous kid-friendly attractions in and around Hastings Point offer fun for children of all ages. Holiday homes put you within reach of places like the Lyrebird Track, a hiking trail that runs through the beautiful Gondwana Rainforests, and Minjungbal Aboriginal Cultural Centre, which features exhibits and history related to the indigenous people of the region. Kids will also enjoy the Cook Island Aquatic Reserve, an island haven for green sea turtles, giant groupers and grey nurse sharks that offers diving and snorkelling adventures.

Where to stay near Hastings Point?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 435 holiday rentals near Hastings Point. From 214 Houses to 172 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 Hastings Point is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Wategos Beach: 1,195 holiday rentals
  • Kirra Beach: 2,549 holiday rentals
  • Tugun Beach: 2,570 holiday rentals
  • Burleigh Beach: 2,675 holiday rentals
  • Coolangatta Beach: 2,557 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Hastings Point 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 Hastings Point?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 214 Houses in Hastings Point. Our other popular types of Hastings Point holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 172 holiday houses
  • Villas: 13 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 8 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 Hastings Point?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 214 holiday homes with pool available in Hastings Point. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.