Destination guide

Escape to Leura holiday homes to rent

Located in the beautiful Blue Mountains of Australia, Leura is a charming town with spectacular gardens, unique shops, upscale restaurants and stunning scenery for outdoor activities. Whether you’re travelling with family, your significant other or on your own, you’ll find plenty of exciting activities near Leura holiday homes to rent to make the most of your holiday.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Leura

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Leura a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Leura Golf Club (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Wentworth Falls Country Club (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Katoomba Scenic World (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Blackheath Golf Course (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Dryridge Estate Wines (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
Outdoor activities

Outdoor fun near Leura holiday homes

The spectacular parks, gardens, mountains and waterfalls make Leura a popular place for nature walks, horseback rides and hikes to view wildflowers, volcanic elements and wildlife. The mountain landscape is perfect for four-wheeling, abseiling, climbing, canyoning, caving and cycling. Touring the ancient canyons lit by thousands of glow worms is an unforgettable experience in Leura as well. Whatever you choose to do, you’ll find plenty of opportunities for outdoor adventure in Leura.

Natural highlights

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in Leura

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Leura is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Everglades Historic House & Gardens (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Wentworth Falls Lake (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Sublime Point Lookout (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Three Sisters (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Wentworth Falls Waterfall (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Blue Mountains National Park (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Leura

The nearest airport is in Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), located 50.1 mi (80.6 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer train travel, the main station serving the city is Leura Station.

How to get around

Transport to Leura holiday homes

New South Wales has plenty of efficient transport services to bring you into the Blue Mountains region, but railway is the most popular way to travel. Scenic train rides from Sydney or other cities in the area offer spectacular views of the mountains on the way to your holiday accommodation. Once there, car hires, taxis and coaches are available to get around town, though you can walk to many destinations from the holiday rentals.

Food & drink 

Regional cuisine in Leura

The dynamic dining culture of the Blue Mountains celebrates both traditional and modern recipes that include regional staples like craft apple cider, Murray cod and traditional dishes from both French and Moroccan influences. Homemade jams, Belgian chocolate and locally grown produce are also common in restaurants, delis, eateries and bakeries across the Blue Mountains and Leura, giving you plenty of options for an unforgettable dining experience near your holiday accommodation.

Events

Best events near Leura holiday rentals

Leura is renowned for its spectacular gardens and many of its events centre around these spaces. The Laura Garden Festival, a popular autumn event with open gardens, food stands and entertainment, is the perfect way to experience the colourful and exotic plants and flowers in the area. In spring, the Leura Village Fair has a strip of market stalls with everything from fashion and beauty to art and homewares, along with street performers. Both of these events are family friendly and give you a chance to find unique gifts or learn more about this charming town.

Where to stay near Leura?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 562 holiday rentals near Leura. From 356 Houses to 152 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Leura 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 Leura?

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

  • Sublime Point Lookout: 612 holiday rentals
  • Leura Mall: 621 holiday rentals
  • Everglades Historic House & Gardens: 617 holiday rentals
  • Leuralla New South Wales Toy and Railway Museum: 617 holiday rentals
  • Fortress Rock: 627 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 356 Houses in Leura. Our other popular types of Leura holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 152 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 152 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 152 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 Leura?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 13 holiday homes with pool available in Leura. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.