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Adventure near Noosa holiday homes to rent

Nestled under the warm skies of the Sunshine Coast, Noosa is a resort region that caters to lovers of the great outdoors. Spend your days sunbathing on sandy beaches, surfing in ocean waters or paddle boarding in one of the numerous area lakes. There's plenty to do on land as well, as you can enjoy an afternoon of hiking or rock climbing in Noosa National Park. If you booked a Noosa vacation rental in search of more leisurely activities, the region is also home to numerous cosy boutique shops, sidewalk cafes and tranquil gardens.

Things to do

Tourist attractions near Noosa holiday homes

Soak up the sights and smells of Noosa Botanic Gardens, home to 8 hectares of manicured gardens. The pristine green space also features lakefront walking paths and an amphitheatre that hosts outdoor concerts throughout the year. Still searching for natural beauty? The 4,000-hectare park Noosa National Park serves as a giant outdoor playground for visitors of all ages. Take in stunning vistas via the park's boardwalk, which runs alongside the rocky shoreline to hilltop summits. The Australian Zoo, started by beloved animal expert Steve Irwin, is just a one-hour drive from Noosa.

Activities

Things to do near Noosa holiday accommodation

Test your stamina in Noosa as the region offers a slew of water-based adventures, including surfing, kayaking, sailing, stand-up paddle boarding, snorkelling and fishing. If you're staying in a Noosa vacation rental from July to October, take advantage of a unique opportunity – sign-up for a swimming session with humpback whales. There's plenty of action on land as well, as the area is home to numerous golf courses. After a long day filled with activity, treat yourself to a soothing massage in one of Noosa's numerous spas or take a sunset cruise throughout the watery landscape.

Weather

Local weather for your stay in Noosa holiday homes

Noosa vacation rentals are popular year-round as the region usually features mild weather. Summer is the peak season with daytime highs rarely exceeding 28 degrees and plenty of sunshine on tap. Late summer is typically the wettest period, when thunderstorms appear frequently, so make sure you keep your umbrella handy. Winters are cool, but even then, highs typically hover around the decidedly mild 20 degrees. Autumn brings pleasant temperatures, but humidity can be high, while spring features sunny skies and very little rain. As a bonus, the waters in the region remain warm and ripe for swimming throughout the year.

Natural highlights

Wet, wild and watery – nature in Noosa exposed

Water infiltrates Noosa's drenched landscape with canals, creeks, ponds and bays hiding around every corner. Explore this soaked scenery, starting with the Noosa Everglades where you can kayak or canoe your way through a system of wetlands, rivers and lakes. With portions set along the Pacific Ocean, Noosa National Park offers a watery setting as well, complete with sandy beaches and rocky coastline. The park's dense rainforests play hosts to a variety of wildlife, including koala bears and eastern ground parrots, while humpback whales swim in the headlands during the migration season, typically from August to November.

Family friendly

Family fun near Noosa holiday homes

Noosa is filled with kid-friendly attractions to enjoy. Holiday rentals can be found near places like Lake Weyba, a large saltwater lake with swimming, fishing, boating and wildlife viewing, and Teewah Beach, a national park with sand cliffs and vast forests with hiking trails. You’ll also like Aussie World, a theme park with a range of rides and activities for all ages.

Good for couples

Romantic holiday homes in Noosa

Couples can find plenty of fun activities in Noosa. Holiday homes are available near places like Hastings Street, a shopping area with unique shops and sandy beaches, and the Big Pineapple, an iconic landmark of a huge pineapple with steps to an observation deck. You’ll also like Great Sandy National Park, a coastal park with dunes and coloured sands with high dunes, mangroves and rainforests.

Where to stay near Noosa?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,172 holiday rentals near Noosa. From 658 Houses to 331 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Noosa 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 Noosa?

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

  • Noosa Marina: 1,262 holiday rentals
  • Kanu Kapers Australia Noosa Everglades Kayak Day Tours: 1,039 holiday rentals
  • Noosa Beach: 1,242 holiday rentals
  • Coolum Beach: 1,616 holiday rentals
  • Point Cartwright: 1,316 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 658 Houses in Noosa. Our other popular types of Noosa holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 331 holiday houses
  • Villas: 29 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 73 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Noosa?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 777 holiday homes with pool available in Noosa. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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