Destination guide

Experience Callala Beach in holiday homes to rent

On the south coast of New South Wales, you’ll find the small community of Callala Beach. This coastal town is known primarily for its stunning beaches consisting of gleaming white sands and aqua blue waters. Of course, when a community is named after the local beach, you know it’s something special. By booking holiday homes to rent, you can explore everything this popular destination has to offer including its relaxing shore and beyond.

Things to do

Points of interest near Callala Beach holiday accommodation

Aside from the beach itself, you’ll find no shortage of points of interest near your local holiday accommodation. The Chatham Gallery is one of the most popular thanks to its diverse collection of artwork. You can even commission a painting or sculpture, or you can take a class and learn some new art techniques. If you’re more interested in spending some time on the greens, you can play a round of golf at Club Callala, where you’ll frequently find friendly kangaroos visiting throughout the 18-hole course. You may want to snorkel among the vibrant offshore reefs and the aquatic life that calls it home. Additionally, Hare Bay is a popular destination for many travellers with children. The calm waters here make it more suitable for swimmers and paddleboarders compared with Callala Beach’s primary shoreline.

Outdoor activities

Outdoor adventure near Callala Beach holiday rentals

Callala Beach offers virtually endless outdoor activities for travellers staying in local holiday rentals. When you book a beachfront property, you’ll have easy access to the white sands and blue waves of the beach where you can relax or take a swim. Lots of docks are located in the area as well, so you can take a boat and venture out onto the water. While there, you can cast out and enjoy some fishing or look out onto the water to see whales and dolphins breaching through the surface of Jervis Bay. Inland outdoor activities are also plentiful as Jervis Bay National Park is in the area, and there you’ll find abundant native wildlife among eucalyptus woodlands with bushwalking opportunities as well.

Day trips

Day trips from Callala Beach holiday homes

Booking Callala Beach holiday homes will put you in position to enjoy much of the surrounding area. One of the most popular destinations is Sydney. Just a few hours’ drive from Callala Beach, you can visit Sydney and see iconic landmarks like the Sydney Opera House with its seashell-inspired architecture. Canberra is also notably close to Callala Beach, and a trip there can introduce you to this expansive garden city and its vibrant green spaces. For more small-town charm, you can head south to the town of Moruya that’s packed with history and a bustling town centre. You can also visit the Blue Mountains to the west to enjoy the scenic views blanketed in their iconic blue tint.

How to get around

Transport to and around Callala Beach holiday homes

When you’re planning your trip to Callala Beach, it’s helpful to focus on the surrounding Jervis Bay if you’re travelling from out of the area. The closest major cities are Sydney and Canberra, both of which are about a two- to three-hour drive away. You can take the train from some nearby cities, but the closest station is in the town of Nowra. After arriving there, you’ll still have about half an hour of travel time before reaching Callala Beach proper. Once you’ve reached Callala Beach, however, getting around is notably easy. Everything is relatively close together, so you can see the top attractions on foot or cycle. The Callala Beach area is quite driveable as well.

Where to stay near Callala Beach?

Our 2021 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,288 holiday rentals near Callala Beach. From 1,134 Houses to 57 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Callala Beach for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Callala Beach?

Yes, of course. offers 1,134 Houses in Callala Beach. Our other popular types of Callala Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 57 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 121 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 57 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 Callala Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 67 holiday homes with pool available in Callala Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.