Destination guide

Unwind by the sea with Noosa family holidays

The resort area of Noosa boasts beautiful beaches, prime surf spots, vibrant national parks and upscale dining and shopping, perfect for family holidays in Queensland. You can explore the coastal trails of the Noosa National Park, kayak or sail on Lake Cootharaba or simply spend your time enjoying the sunshine on the beach while the kids play. There are plenty of fun attractions for the kids as well, such as the Australia Zoo, Aussie World theme park and SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast Aquarium. For a unique experience, visit Blast Aqua Park Coolum to play on inflatable obstacles floating in the open water.

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.


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.


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.

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 2021 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,189 holiday rentals near Noosa. From 768 Houses to 381 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.

Can I rent Houses in Noosa?

Yes, of course. offers 768 Houses in Noosa. Our other popular types of Noosa holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 381 holiday houses
  • Villas: 23 holiday houses
  • Resorts: 14 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 Noosa?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 827 holiday homes with pool available in Noosa. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.