Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In and around Chevron Island, Australia - Updated 2021

airbnb Chevron Island, Australia
Anne Marie
Anne Marie

Surfers Paradise is one of the most exciting destinations on Australia’s Gold Coast. This island, named for its beaches perfect for surfing, is a place where the ocean feels like it’s right in the city. Skyscrapers, the coastline, and the thriving nightlife fight for visitors’ attention, but if you stay close by, it’s easy to take it all in! Located within walking distance across the water is the quieter neighborhood of Chevron Island. It’s full of residential streets and is host to many affordable and comfortable Airbnbs. Don’t let the fact that it’s across the water deter you—many places are within walking distance to Surfers Paradise! Read on for some of the best picks of Airbnb vacation rentals in and around Chevron Island.

1. Walk to Surfers Paradise and the beach (from USD 50)

Though this rental is a single bedroom in a two-bedroom apartment, the host does his best to make guests feel comfortable with as much privacy as they want. The bedroom sleeps two people and has a private bathroom. The apartment complex has a beautiful pool and is also within walking distance of the beach for swimming or strolling. Chevron Island is a quieter counterpart to the party scene of Surfers Paradise, but luckily a stay at this rental ensures that you can choose your nightlife scene! It is within walking distance of restaurants and bars on both Chevron Island and Surfers Paradise.

Walk to Surfers and the Beach
Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia
191 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
but wifi is kind of slow to enjoy internet service
there was a nice balcony and the bed was so comfy
brett was a terrific host and has a lovely apartment in a quiet building
the bed was extremely comfortable
we had a comfortable stay at brett’s place
comfort bedding very clean and cozy
the room is clean and tidy
the room is very clean and cozy
very clean you can take deep sleep every thing is perfect
the room was clean and comfortable
brett is a great host
brett was an amazing host
brett was a very helpful host
brett is a great host
host was amazing and easy going
the location is great
a great location in suffers paradise
close to surfer’s paradise which was a 10 minute walk
walkable distance to the main attractions
great central location really is only a 10 minute easy walk to surfers
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2. Gorgeous room in Chevron Island (from USD 62)

This gorgeous private room looks just like a boutique hotel! The ornate furniture and monochromatic décor give it a supremely luxurious feel. With a private bathroom and private balcony, guests will have the utmost in comfort and privacy at this rental. The host also generously provides access to the kitchen, living room, and outdoor area. Though it is within walking distance to everything, including Surfers Paradise in less than 10 minutes by foot, there is also a parking space available for those driving into town.

Free Breakfast Surfers Paradise
Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia
138 reviews
Private room in townhouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bathroom was lovely nice and big with all the amenities you would need
we slept really well in the large bed and enjoyed the view of surfers paradise from our terrace
we had a lovely comfortable stay here
the room is perfect with a large window and a beautiful garden
the room and furniture are really amazing and kept in absolute condition and cleanliness
extremely clean and tidy
very clean place and convenient
apartment is clean & fully furnished
and the rooms are really clean and pretty
her house was very clean and comfortable
very good n nice host
the host is nice and friendly
great host and great place
also host is very kind
she is very friendly and kind
this house is located in very quiet and peaceful area
very close to surfers paradise
the room is in a fantastic location only a short walk away for the center of surfers
the location of patricia's house is in a beautiful quite street walking distance to café and restaurants
walk to surfers paradise beach is probably about 10 minutes
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3. Private room with amazing water views (from USD 67)

The sixth floor location of this rental, coupled with its glass enclosed balcony, means it has the best views of the ocean and skyline of Surfers Paradise across the water. The private room for rent can be configured with one king-size bed or three twin beds, meaning up to three people can stay. It has a private bathroom and the apartment complex has a pool, spa, and elevator for added luxury! Within a few minutes’ walk you can reach public transportation that will take you around Chevron Island or into Surfers Paradise. Known for its wide beach perfect for surfing, try your hand at the sport by taking lessons at one of the many surfing schools!

Surfers Paradise Private room amazing water views.
Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia
164 reviews
Private room in apartment 4 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lovely room with stunning view from the balcony
great room and ensuite with an unrivalled view from the balcony
usual amenities were not provided for example shampoo soap/wash toilet paper breakfast items like milk and coffee etc
nice place with great view and nice room
excelent room private bath excellent view highly recommend
clean and nice place
their place is clean and relax
it’s very clean and clear and easy to find
+room was big nice and clean
the flat is very clean
the hosts were good
lovely host and brilliant hospitality
danny is a great host too
danny is a friendly host laid back host
private was kept and the host was very kind
very close to the surfer paradise streets
awesome value close to everything
location is perfect but there were many flaws to consider
a great location with amazing views close enough to the main strip but far enough removed to be quiet
we are very close to paradise surfer center but enough away to be in a quiet place
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4. Sunny apartment on Chevron Island

This quaint apartment, surrounded by palm trees, is the perfect place to relax and rest up for the exciting activities on Chevron Island and nearby Surfers Paradise. With one bedroom and a convertible sofa bed, it can sleep up to four people. It is clean and colorful, with a small kitchen and balcony to enjoy the sunshine. Located on Chevron Island, the apartment is within walking distance from an eclectic district with trendy cafes, bars, and the arts district. Right over the bridge by foot or public transportation is Surfers Paradise, which has every activity you could think of: cinemas, wax museums, cruises and boat tours, and an observation deck.

Sunny Queenslander on Chevron
Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia
258 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the place was absolutely adorable and cozy
you can also have a quite environment to take rest with a comfortable bed
clean spacious apartment with all amenities included
the apartment was light and airy and the shower was great and bed comfortable
great communication sparkly clean
very clean and comfortable place
loved it clean and cozy
the house is very clean and superb
nice clean and quiet place
tina is a wonderful host
tina was a great host a so lovely
good and very responsive host
an amazing friendly host that is also very quick in responding to the messages
tina is very nice and helpful
location was very close to surfer's paradise
apartment cute amazing location and very comfortable
the location of the house is very good
the location was great short walk to surfers and close to shops
great location great value for money
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5. Beautiful private flat on Chevron Island

Experience life in Chevron Island for a fraction of the price in this affordable private apartment! Guests will have a beautiful flat, which can host up to four people entirely to themselves. With rich marbled walls, stainless steel appliances, and chic furniture, it looks a lot more expensive to stay here than it actually is. Enjoy a peaceful night in by cooking dinner and sitting out on the balcony, with amazing views of the city. Or, walk over to Surfers Paradise to take in the nightlife. The Cavill Avenue Mall is a shopping and dining center that is one of the largest on the Gold Coast. From street performers to pubs to nightclubs, there is something for everyone on this bustling pedestrian walkway!

Chevron Paradise
Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia
64 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
apt is on a quietstreet with great views of the city lights
there is a small balcony with a table setting to enjoy the outdoors
apartment was beautiful and lived up to our expectations
check in and instructions were easy to follow comfortable accomodation quiet and secure units and car park
sarah's apartment is absolutely lovely with the bonus of a dishwasher washing machine and dryer
very clean and tidy
great place to stay clean and tidy
nice clean and very well set up
great communication location cleanliness facilities - all round great place to stay
house is very clean
friendly & helpful host
small unit but has everything you need host was great easy communication
lovely apartment great location nice view down to earth approachable lovely owner would stay again
location was great walking distance to everything
great location excellent value for money
great little spot close to all the action only a quick walk to the cbd
great place to stay very close to chevron stores
easy to get a bus too
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6. Spacious double room in heart of Surfers Paradise!

With an amazing waterfront location, this apartment has stunning views of the ocean and Surfers Paradise. The private bedroom is sized for two people and has a shared bathroom. The hosts have provided several ways to explore the area. Hop on a bike to ride around Chevron Island and Surfers Paradise by land, or take to the sea in the rental kayak! There is no better way to experience the wonder of the Gold Coast than by water.

Spacious double room in heart of Surfers Paradise!
37 reviews
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

7. Private room with luxurious amenities

Staying in this beautiful and modern apartment complex will feel more like you’re at a luxury resort! With a private gym, barbecue area, sauna, two pools, and stunning views of the skyline, there’s little else you could want for an apartment in Chevron Island. Up to two guests can stay in this private room, which has a shared bathroom, a balcony, and many other amenities. Chevron Island is small enough that it’s easy to walk around. Check out the cluster of restaurants on Thomas Drive, where you can get many kinds of cuisine, from American to Thai to Indian!

Private room in Chevron Island's House
20 reviews
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

8. Experience endless fun at Surfers Paradise

This room in an apartment is the perfect option for a solo traveler or a couple. It has a private bathroom, a balcony, and access to the apartment complex’s pool and barbecue grill. Located just across the water from Surfers Paradise, an area that could also be known as a player’s paradise! There are endless options to have fun out of the water. Check out the wax museum, Ripley’s Believe it or Not, or the Infinity Attraction, a funhouse with special effects.

Surfers Paradise. The best place to be free.
3 reviews
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

9. Surfers Paradise escape

Though this rental is a studio, its spacious layout and great amenities make it the perfect choice for a single traveler or a couple! There is a full kitchen with a counter space and stools. A double bed and armchair make for a relaxing environment. There is also a private bathroom, parking, and as a bonus, a washer and dryer in the room! That will make it easy to wash the sand out of your clothes after visiting one of the many beaches nearby. It is just a short walk away from all of the excitement of Surfers Paradise, but in a quiet neighborhood that is a great spot to wind down at the end of a busy day.

Paradise Escape
Entire apartment 1 Bed 2 Guests

10. Unique camper rental on the waterfront

Chevron Island is an urban island, man-made with views of skyscrapers. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t camp! For those looking for a unique Airbnb experience, check out this rental in a camping trailer. The interior is so stylish with all the comforts of home that you’ll feel more like you’re glamping instead of roughing it! The camper can host up to three guests and it has a private bathroom. There is electricity for charging phones, cameras, or other devices. Though there is no cooking inside the camper, guests are welcome to use the barbecue area in the yard or the kitchen inside of the main house. The waterfront location makes this the perfect place to relax and enjoy the sunset. You can even get out on the water with an hour on the stand up paddle board, complimentary with your stay!

Unique CamperTrailer Surfers Paradise-Location
Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia
21 reviews
Private room in tent 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the camper is nice and cosy with two large beds
the bed and sheets are excellent and it was very clean
everything was fine and clean and warmly hospitality
they were great hosts
alex and steve are very kind and generous hosts and were great company
alex was the perfect host couldn’t have been more helpful
alexandra is a wonderful host and gives you space when wanted
alexandra is a very friendly and helpful host who ensured we had everything we needed
the location is great
this was a great location to stay
the location is brilliant within easy walking distance from local shops and the centre of surfer’s
location is perfect - just at the river and a short walk from the beach
very convenient location and couldn't fault my stay with them
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A destination that is truly a paradise!

Surfers Paradise and Chevron Island seem to have it all—the excitement of a big city and the serenity of the beach; a nightlife destination and trendy cafes; endless amusement options as well as a quiet residential area. And the best part is, it’s all a short walk or public transit ride apart! If this area of the Gold Coast is on your must see list, book one of these Airbnb rental options for your stay.

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Anne-Marie works in publishing by day and aspires to travel as much as she can. While she has not yet seen the whole world, she's eager to learn and write about it!

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