Top 7 Stayz Accommodations In Rainbow Beach, Australia

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Known for its beautiful rainbow coloured sand dunes found in the Fraser Island on Wide Bay- Burnett region, Rainbow Beach is a prime tourist spot in Queensland. The beach is a “Golden Gateway” to some of the most astonishing natural attractions of the world. This is a perfectly quiet and idyllic holiday destination. You can spend a nice and happy time here with your near and dear ones. A long walk along the golden beach is the best option for those looking for beauty in a serene environment. If swimming is your favourite pass time, try swimming with dolphins here. You can also have a quick peek at the deep corals inside the Pacific Ocean as this is one of the world’s top ten scuba diving locations. To make the most of your stay here, refer to the list of top 10 Stayz accommodations in Rainbow Beach and pick one that’s perfect for you.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on March 13, 2023.

1. Luxury holiday unit (from USD 278)

Dee’s Retreat Luxury Holiday Unit is a five-star Stayz accommodation in Rainbow Beach offering endless unobstructed views of the beach which are not only eye-pleasing but also extremely relaxing. The place offers you a quick escape from the cacophony of the big city into a calming and luxurious holiday retreat. This is a well-furnished place with many facilities like a cocktail gaming/arcade machine for kids, Nespresso coffee machine for coffee lovers, an outdoor spa, a lap pool, a BOSE surround sound system and many more. This holiday retreat assures you a fun-filled comfortable stay.

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8.87 km (5.6 mi) from Great Sandy National Park
34 reviews   Wifi Available
Apartment 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 5
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
park the car, relax and enjoy
their mouths hit the floor at the sight of the master bedroom & the teenage kids could not contain their excitement at the all surround system, bose technology & large flat screen tvs in every room
the views, the skies, the spectacular scenery
fantastic, immaculate
there is plenty of space and it is beautifully appointed
the unit is beautiful and clean
ocean views from almost every room in the two storey apartment
the rooms are spacious
all the mod cons, attention to detail, great views
very family orientated
nadine is very friendly and accommodating
or adults to sit & have a sundowner)
handy to everything! thankyou for having us
close enough to walk to the pub and surf club
this is relaxation at its best! the master bedroom and ensuite boast views to die for
we love the pool and spa! walking distance to shops and the beach! a perfect place to enjoy and relax with my best mates!! we had lots of fun in this place, highly recommended
stunning views, modern appliances and furnishings, loads of games including an electronic arcade loaded with 1,000 games
seriously top notch, from the gorgeous cream leather couches right down to the best quality knives to whip up a scrumptious meal
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2. Architect-designed beach house (from USD 156)

Set in a native bushland, Bush & Beach Retreat is an architect-designed family beach house offering immense beauty from the Rainbow Beach, peaceful chills from the bushland and a romantic feel in the air. You can witness early morning sightings of various animals like goannas, honeyeaters, owls, and kookaburras in the trees and sugar gliders flying in the garden. You can enjoy an astonishing sunset, kite flying activities, and surfing along the beach. You get to enjoy the best of both the forest life as well as the beach life.

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10.73 km (6.7 mi) from Great Sandy National Park
66 reviews   Wifi Available
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
parents have their privacy upstairs (with really confy beds)
ample room for 6 with a futon also
the home is light, airy and spacious, containing all the modern amenities and set in a lovely unspoilt environment
great place! has everything you need, really nice setting and surrounding and close to everything the fraser coast has to offer
rumpus room downstairs with dvd and flat screen very handy
house very clean and comfy beds
the house was amazing, very modern with outstanding facilities, would definitely recommend it!
property was very clean, comfortable and offered a number of games, videos and books on site
a terrific holiday home which is fully decked out with the family in mind
house is in wonderful setting and is very well appointed
wonderful escape
we had a wonderful holiday - the house was beautiful
the kids all had a ball and none of us wanted to come home
loved the quietness and proximity to the beach
within walking distance of the beach and close to rainbow beach and inskip point, with fraser island just a hop across the strait, this is a superb location
we loved the short stroll to the unspoilt beach
it is in a bush setting, but only a 3 minute walk to the beach
situated in a really nice and quiet surrounding and walking distance to the beach
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3. Massive house with wrap-around decks (from USD 269)

If you are planning a beach holiday with all your near and dear ones along with your extended family, then Barny’s is the best Stayz accommodation in Rainbow Beach. Barny’s is a perfect happy holiday retreat due to its spacious rooms, huge decks, in-ground pool and a huge functional kitchen. The place offers a number of facilities like free WiFi for guests, a combustion fireplace, manicured lawns, a double lock-up garage and a double carport and many more amenities. The place will surely make you feel at home.

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8.96 km (5.6 mi) from Great Sandy National Park
24 reviews  
House 10 Guests 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy :

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the house is spacious with easy flow of communal areas and 3 bathrooms
beautiful and well maintained pool comfortable furnishings and a great entertaining kitchen layout
very spacious clean & very comfortable
we had a great time the house was clean spacious and had everything we needed
was a great clean spacious house for our group in the perfect location
relaxing convenient in easy walking distance of beach and restaurants
would recommend and will likely return to this place
location is perfect as everything is a short stroll away
close to everything spacious and beautiful outside deck
great place to stay well setup
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4. Renovated house with modern amenities (from USD 142)

A beachside holiday is one of the most relaxing holidays one can plan. But a perfect holiday is incomplete without a great accommodation. 11 Manooka Drive is one of the best Stayz accommodation in Rainbow Beach. The place has been recently renovated and its modern decor is eye-catching. The mere look of this retreat will take away your stress. This is a pet-friendly accommodation with all the facilities one could ever wish for.

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8.5 km (5.3 mi) from Great Sandy National Park
11 reviews  
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy :

Top guest reviews
what a great place to stay
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5. Private and peaceful home (from USD 492)

Situated in the leafy Rainbow Shores, 36 Satinwood Drive is the best private and peaceful family home. It fits perfectly in the list of top ten Stayz accommodations in Rainbow Beach. This modern home offers spacious living areas, a huge, covered outdoor entertainment area as well as an in-ground lap pool and a separate indoor living area ensuring complete privacy and comfort.

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10.58 km (6.6 mi) from Great Sandy National Park
13 reviews  
House 16 Guests 8 Bedrooms 8 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy :

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the size the cleanliness and the closeness of the beach was a great factor
lovely house layout great location
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6. Luxury apartment with panoramic views (from USD 229)

Located in the close proximity to Fraser Island’s World Heritage National Park, Oceansthree Apartment is a nice, spacious as well as luxurious Stayz accommodation in Rainbow Beach. You can enjoy the uninterrupted view of the beach as the apartment is just 100 metres (328 feet) away from the beach. You can meet all your requirements as this apartment is furnished with Miele kitchen equipment, a lap pool and a private spa pool overlooking the beach. You will definitely have a great time staying at Oceansthree Apartment.

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8.93 km (5.6 mi) from Great Sandy National Park
79 reviews   Wifi Available
Apartment 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The kitchen has everything you could possibly need and it was nice to have books available to read
food crumbs all over the dining table and long hair all over the master bedroom lounge and dresserAlso found coins and other small rubbish on the bed side table
-it is that beautiful
There was groose sticky finger prints on the fridge and handles
I would have been happy to wake up to that view in a tent
and I had to wipe over everything and also vaccum
the apartment was clean & had everything we needed
Location and the unit were both perfect for our stay - can't wait to stay again
beautiful amazing view quiet and extremely clean and well-appointed?
This unit offers fantastic views and is located close to shops and beaches Park your car and walk everywhere for the rest of the holiday
Brought my wife and child up to rainbow beach for a family getaway
It is clear the property owner answers all inquiries within a couple of days and is always contactable
Spectacular Views well appointed unit close to beach and all that Rainbow Beach has to offer
some cleaning spray cloths bin bags and washing up tablets for the dishwasher as whats supplied
but you have to keep most blinds drawn as most other units can see directly in and vice versathe spa on the lower level
The apartment has excellent ocean views looking out to sandy beaches and Fraser Island Rainbow Magic
the pool is NOT in anyway private it is used by the entire complex and is right outside your balconys
was an added bonus Definitely looking forward to returning in the near future
It is peaceful and close to everything and it was wonderful to just sit on the balcony
it's unbelievably spacious and luxurious and provides every imaginable luxury
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7. Two-bedroom duplex (from USD 96)

A beautiful one-level beach shack, The Swans Nest is a highly favourable Stayz accommodation in Rainbow Beach for those looking for privacy and casual luxuries. The rental has a private front and backyard, fresh outdoor showers are installed at both the places. You can enjoy surfing, swimming, sunbathing and walking along the beach as this retreat is just 900 metres (2952 feet) away from the Rainbow beach. You can find bowling clubs, the main village Pub & Surf club, IGA all in close proximity of The Swans Nest.

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8.32 km (5.2 mi) from Great Sandy National Park
124 reviews  
House 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
clean and comfortable everything you need is on hand
a little home away from home
we left a stubble cooler and some bread crumbs long life milk and flour
they even left some coffee and paper towels and other little things for use
absolutely lovely little place to stay in a gorgeous quiet beach town !
very clean, neat and tidy
unit was clean and tidy, private and had great fencing for our dogs
nice and clean and we walked everywhere
great, clean and tidy, everything you need for a fab holiday
out door shower to clean yourself off as well
we were so glad that we could take our fur baby with us for 3 days we were away and she also had a change of scenery very well located lovely walks to shops so greatful to owner for letting our fur...
small but it suited us and our dogs well
was grate to have some where to stay with the hole family including our fur babies
had all the essentials , location was good
only ten minute walk to shops and beach if you don't want to drive
the house had everything we needed for 5 days and the location meant we could easily walk to the beach and shops
'the swan's nest' beach house was a very comfortable and convenient place to stay whilst exploring this area
great little place
it was in the perfect location and had everything we needed
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Ready to witness the wonders of Rainbow Beach

Holidays are the best part of the year. It is important to plan every tiny detail so that you can make the most of the happy time. Everyone wishes for a comfortable and peaceful stay, away from all the hassles of noisy cities. One of the best places to fulfil all your wishes is Rainbow Beach in Queensland. All you need is a perfect accommodation, so quickly refer to the above list of top ten Stayz accommodations in Rainbow Beach and enjoy your holiday season.

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