Destination guide

Friendly Arcadia will entice you

The beaches and wildlife provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Arcadia. Travellers appreciate the bars in this welcoming city. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Arcadia

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Arcadia a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Magnetic Island Golf Course (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • The Strand (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • ReefHQ Aquarium (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Australian Institute of Marine Science (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Billabong Sanctuary (16 mi / 25.8 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Arcadia

If you're planning a holiday around the weather, January, December, February and November are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 31°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Arcadia

Travellers appreciate the pristine beaches and island views, which is just a taste of what Arcadia has to offer. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Arcadia is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Magnetic Island National Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Horseshoe Bay Beach (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Radical Bay (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Magnetic Island (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Jezzine Barracks (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • The Strand (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Arcadia

The nearest airport is in Townsville, QLD (TSV), located 9.8 mi (15.8 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Arcadia?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 318 holiday rentals near Arcadia. From 110 Houses to 169 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Arcadia 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 Arcadia?

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

  • Horseshoe Bay Markets: 327 holiday rentals
  • Radical Bay: 333 holiday rentals
  • Horseshoe Bay Beach: 327 holiday rentals
  • Cultural Centre Townsville: 329 holiday rentals
  • Magnetic Island Golf Course: 333 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 110 Houses in Arcadia. Our other popular types of Arcadia holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 169 holiday houses
  • Villas: 17 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 8 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Arcadia?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 225 holiday homes with pool available in Arcadia. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.