Destination guide

Escape to Lennox Head holiday homes to rent

Lennox Head is an ideal seaside escape for world-weary travellers. The spectacular coastal scenery, glistening lakes and pristine beaches meet with seaside villages and waterfront cafes and restaurants for an all-around holiday experience in the heart of the Byron Bay area. Whether you’re travelling with family, enjoying a romantic holiday or exploring on your own, the range of holiday homes to rent in Lennox Head provide you with the essentials for your beach retreat on the Australian coast.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Lennox Head

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Lennox Head a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Macadamia Castle (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Ballina Golf Club (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Ballina Racecourse (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Teven Valley Golf Course (6.7 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Byron Bay Golf Course (7.5 mi / 12 km)
Outdoor activities

Must-try sports near Lennox Head holiday homes

With its world-famous point break, Lennox Head is a premier destination for surfers, but that’s not all this vibrant landscape has to offer. Kayaking, canoeing, hang-gliding, paragliding, whale watching and hiking are all popular activities to take advantage of the diverse landscape. Ballooning, Skydiving, kitesurfing, abseiling, horseback riding, deep-sea fishing, snorkelling, diving, canyoning, skiing and snowboarding are also exciting activities to try on your Australian holiday.

Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Lennox Head

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, February, January, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 27°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Lennox Head

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Lennox Head is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lennox Head Beach (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Seven Mile Beach (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Killen Falls (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Kings Beach (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Shelly Beach (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Lighthouse Beach (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
Beaches

Beach retreat near Lennox Head holiday rentals

Lennox Head beaches range from a surfer’s paradise to family friendly, giving you endless options for beachside fun near holiday rentals. Boulder Beach, a cliffside inlet with a dark sand beach and lush cliffs, and Seven Mile Beach, a sandy beach with excellent surf breaks and colourful wildlife for snorkelling, are two top destinations. Skennars Beach, a low-key beach with undeveloped wilderness, nature trails and gentle waters for swimming and fishing, and Broken Head Beach, a quiet beach with active surfing waves and spectacular views of the headlands, are great places for nature lovers looking to unwind. You could also visit Lighthouse Beach, a popular surfing beach with incredible waves and a lively atmosphere.

How to get there

Transport options to and around Lennox Head

The nearest airport is in Ballina, NSW (BNK-Ballina - Byron Gateway), located 4.3 mi (6.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Lismore, NSW (LSY), which is 20.2 mi (32.5 km) away.

How to get around

Transport to Lennox Head holiday homes

Lennox Head has plenty of transport options to get you into and around the area. Flights, car hires, trains, buses and shuttles are available to travel to and from your holiday accommodation and to nearby sights and landmarks in both Lennox Head and the surrounding areas. Many of the beaches and parks in the area are near holiday homes, allowing you to walk to your destination and enjoy the scenery along the way, or to see if any shops or restaurants catch your attention.

Food & drink 

Regional cuisine near Lennox Head holiday rentals

Global cultures and treasures from Australia’s land and sea come together in unique concoctions found in Lennox Head restaurants and eateries. Oysters, macadamia nuts, berries, passionfruit, red mullet, snapper, barramundi and tuna are among the ingredients used in traditional and modern Australian dishes, giving the region a distinctive flavour and appeal all its own. Holiday rentals in Lennox Head put you within minutes of excellent dining options offering the delicacies and flavours of New South Wales.

Where to stay near Lennox Head?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 963 holiday rentals near Lennox Head. From 509 Houses to 247 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 Lennox Head is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Lake Ainsworth Sport and Recreation Centre: 1,151 holiday rentals
  • Pat Morton Lookout: 1,104 holiday rentals
  • Lennox Head Beach: 1,128 holiday rentals
  • Wategos Beach: 1,228 holiday rentals
  • Tallow Beach: 1,190 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Lennox 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 Lennox Head?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 509 Houses in Lennox Head. Our other popular types of Lennox Head holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 247 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 44 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 44 holiday houses

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

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

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 384 holiday homes with pool available in Lennox Head. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.