Destination guide

The friendly city of Greta awaits you

Enjoy the wineries and other features of Greta. Travelers appreciate the coffeehouses in this welcoming city. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Greta

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Greta a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • The Vintage Golf Club (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Bimbadgen Estate (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Hunter Valley Golf Club (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Hope Estate (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Roche Estate (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Hunter Valley Wildlife Park (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Greta

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Greta is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hunter Valley Gardens (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Cypress Lakes Golf and Country Club (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Walka Water Works (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Martinsville Valley/Watagan Mountains (21 mi / 33.8 km)
  • Belford National Park (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Werakata National Park (9.3 mi / 15 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Greta

Fly into Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown), the closest airport, located 27.5 mi (44.3 km) from the city center.

If you're traveling by train, the main station is Greta Station.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Greta?

The heart wants what it wants, and right now it wants to go on vacation. It's time to pack your bags and retreat to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Greta:

  • Make the most of conveniences like a balcony and a kitchen at "Port Stephens Beach Break B&B". Situated around 40 miles from Greta, this quality property has 2 bedrooms and is a hit with guests.
  • Another top choice is "Lindsay Hideaway - Serenity Now", which is around 2 miles from Greta. Offering 4 bedrooms, spa and beauty services and a washing machine, it has everything you need to keep you comfortable and happy.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Greta vacation rental for you.

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near Greta?

Punching way above its weight when it comes to character, a tiny house vacation rental in Greta promises big adventure. Shut off all your devices and turn your focus to outdoor fun at one of these neat little escapes:

  • Leave the everyday behind and disappear to "Rosebrook Eco Tiny Home". This property in Rosebrook packs plenty of conveniences into its cozy space, such as an oven and a firepit.
  • Alternatively, make yourself at home at "Tiny House 888 Summar". Situated in Pokolbin, this little gem comes with a microwave oven and a kitchen.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Greta?

Whether you're searching for a log cabin for a getaway with your besties or a vacation with the family, we'll help you find the perfect property. Book one of these vacation rentals in or near Greta and enjoy being close to nature for a while:

  • "Romantic Log Cabin Or Family Cabin. 2 Bedroom. Spa And Spa Bath. Great Views" has all the comforts you need for a relaxing getaway, such as off-street parking options and a stovetop. Once you've unpacked, get out and about and soak up the gorgeous scenery.
  • You won't have to forego any modern comforts if you stay at "Glen Eden Estate - The Log Cabin". This escape features a garden, mountain views and more.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Greta?

Clock out on Friday and then forget all your worries. If you're ready for some fun and relaxation, these properties in and near Greta promise the ideal weekend getaway:

  • "Bonn Abbey - Magnificent Stone Abbey" is an excellent option around 17 miles west of the center of Greta. There's no need to go far to find something to keep you busy around this property. Get out and visit Carmichael Park and Wollombi Endeavour Museum. Activities like cycling and mountain biking will nicely cap off your whirlwind break.
  • Alternatively, enjoy a slower pace of life at "Maranda Country Estate - 5 Bedroom House With Spa And Pool". About 17 miles west of Greta, activities around here include mountain biking and golf. Rather visit some of the sights? Make a detour to Hunter Valley Gardens and Lake Saint Clair.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Greta?

Yes, you can! If you're hunting down a small but stylish stay, you can't go past a studio apartment. These compact properties exude charm and are often conveniently found in the center of town. Take a look at the following options in or near Greta:

  • One of our favorite properties is "Tranquil Shores Waterfront Cottage". Lock in a few nights at this popular apartment and you'll have access to outdoor furniture and nearby whale-watching activities.
  • Another great choice is "Leconfield House, Luxury And Heritage In Pokolbin Hunter Valley". Don't let it's compact size fool you — this cozy apartment is filled with useful amenities like internet services, daily housekeeping services and more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Greta?

Whether you're looking for a cottage for you and a pal or a villa with space for the whole family, short-term rentals are easy to find in and around Greta. These retreats make the perfect base for a quick trip:

  • If you only need to stay a night or two, "Pawtopia - Beachside Luxury At Umina Beach" is a terrific choice. It's close to the center of Greta, so you'll have easy access to all the best attractions.
  • Another awesome option is "H3 - Absolute Waterfront Luxury". Round up your favorite people and enjoy a comfy stay close to the heart of Greta.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Greta?

Whether spent in a cottage, a cabin or a condo, a romantic weekend getaway is one of the best ways to say "I love you." Whisk your sweetheart away for a couple of days at one of these top escapes in or near Greta:

  • Sneak off on Friday for a couple of passionate nights at "Lindsay Hideaway - Serenity Now". Located roughly 2 miles from Greta, this property comes with plenty of nice touches, like beauty services and a fireplace.
  • Otherwise, spend a few blissful days sipping on bubbly and canoodling at "Cottage At Lonely Goat Olives, Hunter Valley", around 20 miles from Greta. Winery tours and a fireplace will help set the mood.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Greta?

Big groups mean gigantic fun. They also mean finding someplace that'll easily fit your entire crew. Browse our large group vacation rentals in or around Greta and get your favorite people together under the same roof:

  • A range of amenities including mountain views and a chef make "Bonn Abbey - Magnificent Stone Abbey" a group favorite. This spacious getaway has 4 bedrooms and sleeps up to 12 people. From the center of Greta, it's around 17 miles away to the west.
  • Nothing's more important than being together with loved ones, and "Maranda Country Estate - 5 Bedroom House With Spa And Pool" makes it easy to do that. Located around 17 miles to the west of Greta, as many as 16 people can stay in this vacation rental which has 5 bedrooms. A fireplace and a swimming pool are among the various amenities you'll have at hand.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Greta?

Nothing says fun times like a pool. Dust off your inflatable swan and browse these rental houses in or near Greta that come with this added perk:

  • Round up your crew and enjoy a memorable stay at "Maranda Country Estate - 5 Bedroom House With Spa And Pool". There's plenty to love about this getaway besides its pool, such as pet-friendly facilities and a separate dining area.
  • Spend leisurely vacation days swimming or catching a few peaceful moments by the water at "Huntlee Pool Luxe House". This vacation rental is another favorite and offers a TV, a swimming pool and more.

Wondering what the weather is like in Greta? It has a humid subtropical climate, with average temperatures in summer ranging from 65 ºF to 85 ºF. If you're chasing more inspiration on places to stay in this impressive destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to scroll through our entire selection of Greta vacation rentals.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Greta?

Space, privacy and comfort are all key ingredients for a good family getaway, and Vrbo's range of large family vacation rentals in and around Greta offer the ideal solution. Take a look at these for starters:

  • Make lifelong memories at "Lindsay Hideaway - Serenity Now". Featuring 4 bedrooms sleeping up to 8 guests, this roomy family retreat is located 2 miles west of Greta. There are loads of amenities to take advantage of here, such as childrens activities and a dining table.
  • Another fantastic option is "Bonn Abbey - Magnificent Stone Abbey". It's approximately 17 miles to the west of Greta, has 4 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 12 guests. A garden and towels are just a couple of the conveniences on offer here.