Where to stay near Alexandra Headland?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 588 holiday rentals near Alexandra Headland. From 281 houses to 241 apartments, find unique holiday house for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Alexandra Headland is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Sunshine Coast Hinterland Great Walk: 766 holiday rentals
  • Coolum Beach: 1,277 holiday rentals
  • Mooloolaba Beach: 1,050 holiday rentals
  • Cotton Tree Holiday Park: 1,313 holiday rentals
  • Bulcock Beach: 764 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Alexandra Headland 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 Alexandra Headland?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 281 houses in Alexandra Headland. Our other popular types of Alexandra Headland holiday rentals include:

  • Apartments: 241 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 10 holiday houses
  • Villas: 4 holiday houses

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

Can I rent golf resort rentals in Alexandra Headland?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 205 golf resort rentals in Alexandra Headland. You have also many other possibilities in Alexandra Headland area, including:

  • Waterfront rentals: 174 holiday rentals
  • Beach rentals: 127 holiday rentals
  • Resort rentals: 24 holiday rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Alexandra Headland?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 373 holiday homes with pool available in Alexandra Headland. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Holiday Homes in Alexandra Headland

    Laidback beach location

    Alexandra Headland is located in the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, a state in north east Australia. Affectionately known to locals as 'Alex', the seaside town is a drawcard due to its outstanding frontage of Sunshine Coast beach, headland and parks covering many kilometres north and south of the coastline. Alexandra Headland is perfect for visitors looking for well-priced holiday accommodation in a location that is within a short drive to the major Sunshine Coast attractions such as Australia Zoo, Big Kart Race track and Cable Ski World.

    Relax by the beach

    Walk to the beach at Alexandra Headlands from your holiday apartment and spend a day or even a few, on the sands, swimming, reading a good book and basking in the sunshine. The beaches are patrolled by one of the strongest and well established association in the surfing movement, the Alexandra Headland Surf Club. The patrolling of the beach is reassuring for families who may have small ones playing and splashing about in the water.

    Surfing is a popular pastime at Alexandra Headland so admire the surfers from the safety of the shore or sign up for a surfing lesson and learn how to ride the waves like a pro. For experienced surfers, the rocky headland is known to possess some of the best waves on the Queensland coast.

    Situated by the Alexandra Headland Surf Club is the finest outdoor skate park on the Sunshine Coast. For those who enjoy skating and biking, it is a popular place to indulge in your hobby whilst making new friends.

    Otherwise, for a more chilled out experience, hire or take your own fishing rod to catch some delicious fish for your dinner. Enjoy a picnic at the park or pile up your catches and take it to your self-serviced apartment to barbeque. Serve your freshly caught dinner with some bread rolls, salad, and wine with chilled out tunes playing in the background. Enjoy your cherished time with your family and watch the sun go down before retiring to your respective rooms in your holiday apartment before the fun starts again the next day.

    Great dining experiences

    Many restaurants and cafes in Alexandra Headlands are lined along Alexandra Parade and provide a great view overlooking the beach. There is a vast cuisine selection at the restaurants from modern Australian, Thai, Indian and seafood to enjoy while you watch the sun set over the waters.

    The Alex Surf Club is a popular dining destination and has been awarded the No 1 surf club in Queensland with the ""best seat on the beach"" and offers incredible panoramic views of the area. The Alex is located right on the beach and has affordable all day dining available at three restaurants, a huge bar and the largest gaming facility of all surf clubs on the Sunshine Coast. Live music is held on Friday & Saturday evenings which you and your partner can enjoy. If you have children, there is no need to leave them back at your holiday accommodation with a babysitter as there is a Kidzone that will keep the children entertained from 5.30pm-10pm.


    Holiday makers can enjoy constant warm weather throughout the whole year at Alexandra Headland, however, tropical lightning storms can occur on a regular basis in the summer months. The temperature varies from 21°C to 28°C in the height of summer and 10°C to 20°C in winter. The months from September to November are the best months to holiday in Alexandra Headland due to its warm temperatures and low rainfall.

    Getting there from the UK

    Alexandra Headland can be reached from the UK by flying into Sunshine Coast Airport at Maroochydore and then driving half an hour to Alexandra Headland. You can also fly into Brisbane International Airport. Take an airport transfer that takes an hour and 20 minutes straight to your self contained apartment or villa in the marvellous coastal town of Alexandra Headland and start relaxing.

    Sightseeing in and around Alexandra Headland

    Do you want to discover things to do during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Alexandra Headland has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Australia Zoo (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
    • SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
    • Aqua Fun Park Twin Waters (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
    • Twin Waters Golf Club (3.1 mi / 5 km)
    • Tanawha Valley Golf & Tennis (6 mi / 9.6 km)
    • Aussie World (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)

    Seasonal weather in Alexandra Headland

    Travellers speak highly of Alexandra Headland for its surfing. If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, December, February, January and November are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 29°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Alexandra Headland

    Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Alexandra Headland is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Alex Beach (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
    • Maroochydore Beach (1.2 mi / 2 km)
    • Mooloolaba Beach (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
    • Foote Sanctuary of Buderim (2 mi / 3.3 km)
    • Buddina Beach (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
    • Aqua Fun Park Twin Waters (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)