Destination guide

Why people love visiting relaxing Newcastle East

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Newcastle East. Travellers appreciate the restaurants in this walkable city. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Newcastle East

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Newcastle East a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Merewether Ocean Baths (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Oakvale Farm and Fauna World (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Belmont Golf Course (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Port Stephens Winery (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Irukandji Shark & Ray Encounters (16 mi / 25.8 km)

Seasonal weather in Newcastle East

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, January, February, December and March are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 27°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Newcastle East

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Newcastle East is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Horseshoe Beach (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Nobbys Head Beach (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Newcastle Beach (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • King Edward Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Newcastle Civic Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Merewether Beach (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Newcastle East

Fly into Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown), the closest airport, located 8.8 mi (14.2 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Newcastle East?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 141 holiday rentals near Newcastle East. From 57 Houses to 55 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Newcastle East is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Newcastle Ocean Baths: 335 holiday rentals
  • Fort Scratchley: 333 holiday rentals
  • Hunter Region Botanic Gardens: 236 holiday rentals
  • Nobbys Head Beach: 345 holiday rentals
  • Newcastle Interchange Station: 350 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Newcastle East 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 Newcastle East?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 57 Houses in Newcastle East. Our other popular types of Newcastle East holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 55 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 5 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 5 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 Newcastle East?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 8 holiday homes with pool available in Newcastle East. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.