Destination guide

Friendly Arcadia will entice you

The beaches and wildlife provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Arcadia. Travelers appreciate the bars in this welcoming city. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Arcadia

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Arcadia a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Magnetic Island Golf Course (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • The Strand (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • ReefHQ Aquarium (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Australian Institute of Marine Science (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Billabong Sanctuary (16 mi / 25.8 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Arcadia

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 natural features in Arcadia

Travelers appreciate the pristine beaches and island views, which is just a taste of what Arcadia has to offer. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Arcadia is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Magnetic Island National Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Horseshoe Bay Beach (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Radical Bay (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Magnetic Island (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Jezzine Barracks (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • The Strand (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Arcadia

The nearest airport is in Townsville, QLD (TSV), located 9.8 mi (15.8 km) from the city center.

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

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

  • Queens Gardens: 337 holiday lettings
  • Cultural Centre Townsville: 342 holiday lettings
  • Royal Australian Air Force Townsville Museum: 280 holiday lettings
  • Catholic Diocese of Townsville: 337 holiday lettings
  • Army Museum North Queensland: 278 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Arcadia 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 Arcadia?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 108 Houses in Arcadia. Our other popular types of Arcadia holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 176 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 16 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 8 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 Arcadia?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 217 holiday homes with pool available in Arcadia. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.