Destination guide

Enjoy holiday homes to rent near Brighton-Le-Sands

Brighton-Le-Sands is a delightful coastal town in the south suburbs of Sydney. Located on the gorgeous Botany Bay, it’s commonly known as Brighton Beach. The beaches of Brighton-Le-Sands are exquisite, but this area isn’t just for beach bums as it’s also a thriving commercial district. Because of its popularity, Brighton-Le-Sands is frequented by all types of travellers from families to groups, couples and solo visitors. Holiday homes to rent in Brighton-Le-Sands can make for a great travel experience.

History

Explore Brighton-Le-Sands heritage sites from holiday homes

The idyllic resort town of Brighton-Le-Sands has been a holiday destination for most of its history. The railroad came through the otherwise insignificant settlement in 1884, and the region took off from there. One popular site near holiday homes that keeps visitors coming back year after year is the historic stretch of road known as ‘The Grand Parade’ where you can see statues and many local works of art. Just a short distance north is Captain Cook’s Landing Place, which commemorates the famous spot with a plaque and obelisk. To get a great feel for the rich heritage of the surrounding region, many enjoy visiting Lydham Hall, which provides hands-on history lessons.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Brighton-le-Sands

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Brighton-le-Sands a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kogarah Golf Course (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • New South Wales Golf Club (5.4 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Ashfield Aquatic Centre (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Kareela Golf Course (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Moore Park Golf Course (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Entertainment Quarter (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Brighton-le-Sands

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

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Brighton-le-Sands

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Brighton-le-Sands. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bondi Beach (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Lady Robinson's Beach (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Cahill Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Sydney Park (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Silver Beach (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Central Park (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Brighton-le-Sands

The nearest airport is in Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), located 1.7 mi (2.8 km) from the city centre.

How to get around

Transport to and around Brighton-Le-Sands holiday rentals

As Brighton-Le-Sands is a few kilometres from the heart of Sydney and its international airport, transport to and around holiday rentals is widely available. Public transport is a great option and is widely utilised by both locals and visitors. Brighton-Le-Sands is connected by major highways and rail lines to downtown Sydney, the airport and the surrounding region. Three train stations service Brighton-Le-Sands, and you can also walk to your holiday rental or try a ride-sharing service. For such a short distance, a taxi is often a convenient choice as well. If you prefer the flexibility of a car hire, parking is available in Brighton-Le-Sands, especially along the beach.

Food & drink 

Taste delicacies of Brighton-Le-Sands near holiday homes

Brighton-Le-Sands is close to Sydney, where the traditional cuisine is heavily influenced by international flavour. As Brighton-Le-Sands is a coastal town, you know you can find a great batch of fish and chips. On top of the classics, you can experience some of the finest and most unique delicacies of Brighton-Le-Sands such as the snow egg, which is a mixture of poached meringue, granita, tuile and ice cream that makes for a wonderful dessert. One way to take advantage of the international influence is to try a Portuguese tart, which is a light and flaky puff pastry filled with custard and cinnamon. Many also love the Southeast Asian-inspired beef pho, tom yum and laksa.

Essential info

Key facts for holiday accommodation in Brighton-Le-Sands

Before you book holiday accommodation in Brighton-Le-Sands, you’ll want to know some essential information to stay safe and enjoy your time. Brighton-Le-Sands is a coastal suburb of Sydney with a population around 8,000. Its main attraction is the long stretch of beach that takes up the entire eastern side of town. As a resort town, it is well accustomed to seasonal travellers, with many coming from across New South Wales. During the summer months, Brighton-Le-Sands averages a high around 23°C, while the winter months see highs around 18°C. Brighton-Le-Sands is in the Australian Eastern Standard Time zone and the phone area code is 02. As Brighton-Le-Sands caters to outside visitors, it’s a quaint town and remains very safe.

Where to stay near Brighton-Le-Sands?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,738 holiday rentals near Brighton-Le-Sands. From 705 Houses to 1,819 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Brighton-Le-Sands area.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Brighton-Le-Sands?

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 Brighton-Le-Sands:

  • Sydney CBD: 2,291 holiday homes
  • Balmoral: 145 holiday homes
  • Chatswood CBD: 63 holiday homes
  • Collaroy Beach: 32 holiday homes
  • Strawberry Hills: 249 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 Brighton-Le-Sands?

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

  • Darling Harbour: 1,585 holiday rentals
  • Australia Square: 4,126 holiday rentals
  • Market City: 4,033 holiday rentals
  • Sydney Harbour Bridge: 1,534 holiday rentals
  • Coogee Beach: 3,818 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Brighton-Le-Sands 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 Brighton-Le-Sands?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 705 Houses in Brighton-Le-Sands. Our other popular types of Brighton-Le-Sands holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,819 holiday houses
  • Villas: 19 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 29 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 Brighton-Le-Sands?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 599 holiday homes with pool available in Brighton-Le-Sands. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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