Destination guide

The charming area of Palm Cove awaits your stay

The beaches and rainforest provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Palm Cove. This romantic and relaxing city entices travelers with its coral reefs and spas. Great Barrier Reef and Skyrail Rainforest Cableway are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Palm Cove

Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Palm Cove a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Half Moon Bay Golf Course (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Rainforestation Nature Park (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Kuranda Koala Gardens (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Australian Venom Zoo (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Cairns Cable Ski (7 mi / 11.3 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Palm Cove

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, January, December, February and November are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 88°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Palm Cove

Palm Cove is famous for its spectacular coral reefs, lush rainforest and tropical locale. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Palm Cove is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Great Barrier Reef (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Mount Whitfield Conservation Park (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Palm Cove Beach (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Clifton Beach (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Kewarra Beach (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Palm Cove

The nearest airport is in Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.), located 10.5 mi (16.9 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Palm Cove?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 604 holiday lettings near Palm Cove. From 246 Houses to 48 Villas, 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 Palm Cove is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Palm Cove Beach: 576 holiday lettings
  • Cairns Convention Centre: 563 holiday lettings
  • Anzac Park: 641 holiday lettings
  • Cazalys Cairns: 563 holiday lettings
  • Cairns Performing Arts Centre: 563 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Palm Cove 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 Palm Cove?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 246 Houses in Palm Cove. Our other popular types of Palm Cove holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 48 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 262 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 274 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Palm Cove?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 498 holiday homes with pool available in Palm Cove. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.