Destination guide

The captivating area of Freshwater awaits your stay

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Freshwater. Travelers to this scenic city praise the beaches, surfing and seaside. Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Freshwater

Are you looking for top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that Freshwater has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Manly Surf n Slide (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Long Reef Golf Club (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Taronga Zoo (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • The Concourse (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Luna Park (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Terrey Hills Par 3 Golf Sports (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Freshwater

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Freshwater is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bondi Beach (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Harbord Beach (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Curl Curl Beach (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Queenscliff Beach (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Manly Beach (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • South Steyne Beach (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Freshwater

The nearest airport is in Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), located 13 mi (20.9 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Freshwater?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 3,299 house rentals around Freshwater. From 1,014 Houses to 2,073 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Freshwater is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Freshwater?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Freshwater:

  • Sydney CBD: 2,595 vacation rentals
  • Strawberry Hills: 296 vacation rentals
  • Chinatown: 491 vacation rentals
  • Collaroy Beach: 32 vacation rentals
  • Balmoral: 150 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Freshwater?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Freshwater. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • McKillop Park: 5,092 home rentals
  • Harbord Beach: 5,094 home rentals
  • Darling Harbour: 1,804 home rentals
  • Australia Square: 4,666 home rentals
  • Sydney Opera House: 4,730 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Freshwater listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Freshwater?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,014 Houses in Freshwater. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Freshwater include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2,073 lodging choices
  • Villas: 12 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 23 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Freshwater?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 837 vacation homes with pool available in Freshwater.

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