Destination guide

The charming area of Main Beach awaits your stay

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Main Beach. Travelers like the restaurants, shopping and sporting events in this romantic and welcoming city. Sea World and Warner Bros. Movie World are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Main Beach

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Main Beach a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sea World (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Warner Bros. Movie World (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Dreamworld (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Wet'n'Wild Gold Coast (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Rockpools (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • King Tutts Putt Putt (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)

Seasonal weather in Main Beach

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, January, February, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 82°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Main Beach

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Main Beach 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 center:

  • Surfers Paradise Beach (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Macintosh Island Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Philip Park (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Broadwater Parklands (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Budds Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Doug Jennings Park (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Main Beach

Fly into Gold Coast, QLD (OOL-Coolangatta), the closest airport, located 14 mi (22.6 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Main Beach?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,873 house rentals around Main Beach. From 523 Houses to 1,207 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 Main Beach is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Sea World: 2,476 home rentals
  • Mariner's Cove Marina: 2,447 home rentals
  • Marina Mirage Shopping Centre: 2,433 home rentals
  • Sand Pumping Jetty: 2,422 home rentals
  • Doug Jennings Park: 2,449 home rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 523 Houses in Main Beach. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Main Beach include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,207 lodging choices
  • Villas: 48 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 7 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 Main Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,409 vacation homes with pool available in Main Beach.

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