Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Newcastle

Enjoy the theater scene and other features of Newcastle. Travelers like the beaches, restaurants and parks in this welcoming and walkable city. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Newcastle

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Newcastle a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Merewether Ocean Baths (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Belmont Golf Course (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Oakvale Farm and Fauna World (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Port Stephens Winery (15.7 mi / 25.2 km)

Seasonal weather in Newcastle

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, January, February, December and March are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 80°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Newcastle

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Newcastle is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Newcastle Beach (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • King Edward Park (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Newcastle Civic Park (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Horseshoe Beach (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Nobbys Head Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Merewether Beach (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)

Transportation to and around Newcastle

Fly into Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown), the closest airport, located 9.2 mi (14.8 km) from the city center.

If you're traveling by train, you can make your way to Civic Station.

Where to stay around Newcastle?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 117 holiday lettings near Newcastle. From 55 Houses to 35 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Newcastle is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Newcastle?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 55 Houses in Newcastle. Our other popular types of Newcastle holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 35 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 3 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Newcastle?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 8 holiday homes with pool available in Newcastle. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.