Destination guide

Enjoy outstanding holiday homes to rent in Pearl Beach

Located on the central coast of New South Wales, Pearl Beach is a scenic suburban area that offers a rich history, with stunning geography, outstanding swimming, great dining, and a serene seaside village. In short, it’s everything you could want for a romantic or family trip, and holiday homes in Pearl Beach allow you an unforgettable excursion, whether you’re looking for a beach experience, nature and hiking, great shopping, or dining opportunities. From day trips to experiences just a stone’s throw away, you’ll find it all here.


Sightseeing in and around Pearl Beach

Do you want to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Pearl Beach a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Palm Beach Golf Club (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Avalon Golf Course (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • The Entertainment Grounds (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Australian Reptile Park (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Gosford Golf Course (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Terrey Hills Golf and Country Club (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
Outdoor activities

Nature and the outdoors near Pearl Beach holiday rentals

Royal National Park is only around an hour’s drive south and offers all manner of outdoor excursions, from biking and hiking to relaxing in the outdoors. The Blue Mountains are an exciting option for a day trip outdoor adventure, with forest walks and the famed Three Sisters rock formation at Echo Point Lookout. The Barrenjoey Lighthouse offers an unspoiled coastline along the sea and scheduled tours are available. Dangar Island is accessible by ferry and offers a beautiful outdoor cafe, lovely beaches and beautiful scenery.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Pearl Beach

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Pearl Beach is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pretty Beach Park (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Governor Phillip Park (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Putty Beach (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Pelican Island Nature Reserve (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Bouddi National Park (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Clareville Beach (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Pearl Beach

Fly into Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), the closest airport, located 27.8 mi (44.7 km) from the city centre.

How to get around

Travel to your Pearl Beach holiday rentals

Travel in Pearl Beach can be accomplished any number of ways. The nearest airport is about an hour’s drive from the town centre, but trains from Sydney are available. When you’re in the city, you’ll look to a car hire to get around, or you can take taxis or local bus services. Naturally, walking is a great way to get around and see all the sights, while ferry service is available to access nearby islands. Whatever you want to do in Pearl Beach, transport from your holiday rentals is available.

Food & drink 

Pearl Beach cuisine and delicacies you must try

Pearl Beach, as part of New South Wales, is renowned for a number of delicacies and cuisines you will want to try. It’s known for local specialties like lamb, beef, olives, fresh fruit and wine. Sydney rock oysters are probably the most famous of local delicacies and can be prepared any number of ways. Be sure to try local passion fruit and pears, as well as avocado and guava, which grow well in the local climate. It’s also known for its fine drinks — shiraz and semillon wines are famous in the region, as is the local craft beer scene.

Essential info

What to know about Pearl Beach holiday homes

Pearl Beach has a rich history of indigenous occupation, as well as a deep colonial history which dates back to the 18th century. It’s known for excellent swimming, bodysurfing and water sports. It’s inside the National Trust of Australia’s Broken Bay Entrance Landscape Conservation Area and has won awards for its clean beaches and environmental protection efforts. Pearl Beach Drive is the only way into town that is traversable by vehicles, which provides for a very walkable community. Australian English is the dominant language.

Where to stay near Pearl Beach?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,464 holiday rentals near Pearl Beach. From 1,135 Houses to 46 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Pearl Beach 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 Pearl Beach?

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

  • Copacabana Beach: 2,104 holiday rentals
  • Bouddi National Park: 2,227 holiday rentals
  • Magenta Shores Beach: 1,562 holiday rentals
  • Narrabeen Beach: 5,095 holiday rentals
  • Sydney Hawkesbury River Station: 2,625 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Pearl Beach 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 Pearl Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,135 Houses in Pearl Beach. Our other popular types of Pearl Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 46 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 46 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 46 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Pearl Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 331 holiday homes with pool available in Pearl Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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