Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of The Entrance

Enjoy the jazz and other features of The Entrance. Well known for its beaches, seaside and spas, this walkable city won't disappoint. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in The Entrance

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that The Entrance has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pelican Plaza (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Kooindah Waters Golf Club (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Wyong Golf Club (6.4 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Breakers Country Club (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • TreeTop Adventure Park Central Coast (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Gosford Golf Course (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)

Seasonal weather averages in The Entrance

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, February, January, December and March are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 78°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in The Entrance

Travelers enjoy The Entrance for its seaside and lakeside setting. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, The Entrance is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Blue Bay Beach (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Swadling Reserve (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Toonwoon Bay Beach (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Magenta Shores Beach (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Wyrrabalong National Park (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Soldiers Beach (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)

Transportation to and around The Entrance

The nearest airport is in Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown), located 42.3 mi (68.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), which is 45.1 mi (72.5 km) away.

Where to stay around The Entrance?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 740 holiday lettings near The Entrance. From 297 Houses to 333 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover The Entrance area.

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

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

  • Brisbane Water National Park: 1,888 holiday lettings
  • Magenta Shores Beach: 1,428 holiday lettings
  • Warnervale Station: 1,219 holiday lettings
  • TreeTop Adventure Park Central Coast: 1,442 holiday lettings
  • Magenta Shores Golf Course: 1,430 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around The Entrance 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 The Entrance?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 297 Houses in The Entrance. Our other popular types of The Entrance holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 333 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 11 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 62 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in The Entrance?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 202 holiday homes with pool available in The Entrance. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.