Destination guide

Experience Tweed Heads in holiday homes to rent

Located on a beautiful river estuary, Tweed Heads is a vibrant waterfront holiday destination with fun outdoor activities, lovely ocean beaches and a rich cultural heritage. Whether you’re looking for fun with the whole family or enjoying a relaxing retreat on your own, you’ll find plenty to see and do in Tweed Heads near holiday homes to rent.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Tweed Heads

Are you looking for things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Tweed Heads a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Coolangatta and Tweed Heads Golf Club (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Balter Brewing Company (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Palm Beach Pirate Treasure Island Playground (5.1 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Mallawa Drive Sports Complex (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Tropical Fruit World (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
Outdoor activities

Must-try sports near Tweed Heads holiday rentals

The waters and forests of Tweed Heads become a natural playground for outdoor enthusiasts looking for adventure in the landscape. Whale watching, kayaking, deep-sea fishing, surfing, paddleboarding, kitesurfing and boating are popular water activities on the stunning ocean, estuary and waterways. Hiking, canyoning, abseiling and climbing in the dense wilderness with ancient volcanic plugs and calderas offers a unique view of the terrain and unforgettable scenery. No matter your experience or inclination, you’ll find plenty of outdoor excursions near your holiday accommodation to enrich your holiday.

Weather

Seasonal weather in Tweed Heads

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, February, January, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 28°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Tweed Heads

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Tweed Heads. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Surfers Paradise Beach (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Coolangatta Beach (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Kirra Beach (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Greenmount Beach (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Duranbah Beach (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Snapper Rocks (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
Beaches

Best beaches near holiday rentals in Tweed Heads

Tweed Heads has a variety of beach locations offering family fun, off-leash dog areas and spectacular watersport opportunities. Holiday rentals put you within reach of Coolangatta Beach, a vibrant beach with fine sand and a lush forest backdrop, and Currumbin Beach, a white-sand beach with turquoise waters for sunbathing and swimming. Pottsville Beach, a serene beach with strong waters for water sports, and Dreamtime Beach, a tranquil beach with fine sand, dramatic rock formations and calm waters, are also popular beach destinations.

How to get there

Travelling to and around Tweed Heads

Fly into Gold Coast, QLD (OOL-Coolangatta), the closest airport, located 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from the city centre.

How to get around

Transport to Tweed Heads holiday homes

Several airports service the New South Wales area, making it easy to fly in and catch a transfer from the airport to Tweed Heads. You can also use car hire, coaches, shuttles or trains to get to Tweed Heads and your holiday accommodation. For nearby destinations, walking or taking a guided sightseeing tour gives you a chance to explore the area on your travels and take in the gorgeous scenery.

Food & drink 

Regional cuisine in Tweed Heads

As part of the New South Wales region, the cuisine in Tweed Heads reflects the many cultures in the area and the gourmet food and wine trails that run through it. As a coastal city, Tweed Heads enjoys fresh fish, such as snapper and tuna, and a variety of shellfish and local produce. Though you can find many of these delicacies prepared in creative and unique ways in Tweed Heads restaurants, you can try catching your own mud crabs or choosing oysters at an oyster farm to prepare your own authentic Australian dishes. However you choose to experience the food and drink of Tweed Heads, you’ll find endless cuisine options just outside your holiday accommodation.

Where to stay near Tweed Heads?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 990 holiday rentals near Tweed Heads. From 309 Houses to 7 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Tweed Heads 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 Tweed Heads?

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

  • Duranbah Beach: 2,556 holiday rentals
  • Point Danger: 2,557 holiday rentals
  • Point Danger Light: 2,558 holiday rentals
  • Tweed Mall: 2,557 holiday rentals
  • Kirra Dive: 2,556 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Tweed Heads 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 Tweed Heads?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 309 Houses in Tweed Heads. Our other popular types of Tweed Heads holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 7 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 7 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 595 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Tweed Heads?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 558 holiday homes with pool available in Tweed Heads. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.