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 highlights

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)

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.

Where to stay around Main Beach?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,843 holiday lettings near Main Beach. From 532 Houses to 1,165 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Main Beach area.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Main Beach?

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

  • Sea World: 2,337 holiday lettings
  • Mariner's Cove Marina: 2,328 holiday lettings
  • Marina Mirage Shopping Centre: 2,310 holiday lettings
  • Doug Jennings Park: 2,311 holiday lettings
  • Philip Park: 2,332 holiday lettings

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 holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Main Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 532 Houses in Main Beach. Our other popular types of Main Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,165 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 38 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 7 self catering accommodations

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

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

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,414 holiday homes with pool available in Main Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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