Top 11 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Rainbow Beach, Australia - Updated 2022

airbnb Rainbow Beach, Australia

So named because of its colored sand cliffs, Rainbow Beach is a coastal community located in Queensland, Australia. Besides its picturesque rock faces, it is best known for its curved beach, which runs for 23 kilometers (14 miles), where visitors can swim, surf, fish, boat, and snorkel in, among other aquatic activities. You may even spot whales and dolphins in this area! More adventurous visitors, meanwhile, can try paragliding and skydiving in the area. The number of things you can do in Rainbow Beach is endless, so be sure to check into one of these Airbnb vacation rentals so you can make sure that you’re as close to these activities as possible!

1. Rainbow Beach loft (from USD 77)

This apartment is a great option for couples on a holiday. Equipped with a king-sized bed in its bedroom, it is just a short walk away not only from the beaches but also from the shopping district. It is also within close proximity from the bus stop, which makes this a convenient option for those taking public transport. Those who have cars, meanwhile, need not worry about parking space, as they can park their cars within the premises. Rates are inclusive of continental breakfast.

Rainbow Beach Loft - Entire Apartment
Rainbow Beach, Queensland, Australia
599 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire loft 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the loft is equipped with all the amenities for a comfortable stay
the private space has everything you could need inc breakfast and lovely homemade biscuits and truffles on arrival
your own cabin with huge bed in a loft and plenty of space to spread out and relax
jill was thoughful and the breakfast provided was a lovely touch (as was the shortbread )
very comfortable bed and excellent linens
lovely and clean place with a beachy vibe
the was clean and tidy the huge bed comfortable and warm
quite unique space very clean and super easy check in
definitely good value clean well provisioned and a credit to them both
very friendly hosts clean and comfortable place
justin & jill - what wonderful hosts
justin & jill are great hosts
jill and justin were excellent hosts
hosts very helpful and informative
jill and justin are the perfect hosts
great location close to town
the location is also perfect
great suite close to everything
great place and location to plan your visit to green island
everything was great - facilities location value for money
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2. Absolute style and luxury (from USD 197)

Luxurious accommodation, magnificent views, and a quiet environment. These are the things you can expect to enjoy if you choose to stay in this property. Besides being equipped with necessities, this three-bedroom apartment, which can accommodate up to 6 people, comes with a spa, a lap pool, and a courtyard, all of which guests are free to use. They are even provided with a complimentary bottle of champagne upon arrival. To cap it off, this property is within walking distance to the attractions of Rainbow Beach. Besides the shore, it is also just a short way away from shops and local restaurants.

Feel at home, a world away
Rainbow Beach, Queensland, Australia
190 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful apartment with great amenities and a perfect view
the apartment is a beautiful space and the views are breathtaking
the rooms are fabulous and the views are breathtaking
a very comfortable modern space with incredible views
apartment has amazing views great location to all amenities
clean modern and spacious apartment
it was immaculately clean and everything worked perfectly
the apartment is spacious and clean
we had such a fantastic stay at georgia’s apartment really well stocked kitchen and very clean
apartment is clean modern well equipped and central to everything
she is a thoughtful host
host very responsive to any questions/concerns
highly recommend georgia as your host
georgia is a wonderful host
georgia was a great host and communicated very well
easy walking distance to town
amazing location lovely unit close to everything you need
georgia’s place was ideal for this with how close restaurants were
walking distance to beach and shops made life easy
what a lovely apartment in an ideal and picturesque location
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3. Debbie's Place (from USD 115)

Arguably, the biggest attraction of this property is the convenience it offers. The apartment is just a short walk away from the bus stop, as well as from local shops and restaurants. While the property for rent doesn’t come with its own kitchen, the barbecue is available for guests’ use if they wish to prepare their own meals. You can also make use of the washing machine and the dryer. The host also makes it a point to make sure that guests’ needs are attended to at all times. Wi-Fi and parking are available on site.

Debbies Place
Rainbow Beach, Queensland, Australia
249 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
debbie’s place is wonderfully spacious with fans and air conditioning in every room
our room had a beautiful balcony and the room had nice decor
the room itself was very big a well equipped kitchen with sink microwave kettle coffee machine etc
our room had a lovely bbq area so we could self-cater
and the bed was super comfortable
very clean and stylish space
very clean and lovely details
it was very clean and comfortable
super impressed with how clean it was
super clean tidy and furnished fantastically
friendly host budget friendly price
the people were wonderful helpful kind and friendly
very nice host and the place is amazing
debbie is an outstanding host
her employees were also extremely friendly and always helpful
great location and near to everything
debbie’s place is perfectly located in rainbow beach
debbie’s place is in such a great location
an absolute perfect location and in a perfect part of queensland
the walk in shower was excellent too
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4. The Cove (from USD 77)

It may be a bit small, but this property comes fully furnished with just about everything that guests may need during their stay here. Able to accommodate up to 4 people, this two-bedroom holiday home is practically side by side a rainforest and the national park. In fact, guests can enjoy a great view of the trees in the forest right from the lounge area. Despite the feeling that you’re surrounded by wilderness, this rental is actually just a 15-minute walk away from shops, as well as to the beach.

The Cove
Rainbow Beach, Queensland, Australia
121 reviews
Entire bungalow 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
bed and couch comfortable
the only downfall is no wifi but it makes you embrace nature and get outside
the wooden décor inside is tasteful and the furnishings comfortable
rain head for a luxurious shower and bush surrounds with windows situated for perfect tree top views
absolutely beautiful place - thoughtfully designed space that had great facilities
immaculately clean and comfortable accommodation
lovely clean and comfortable stay
the house is very clean and comfortable
clean comfortable with everything we needed
everything was really clean and the bed was really comfy
alex is a super host obliging & keen to help
we kept in touch with alex before and after our stay and she was very friendly and accommodating
the communication with alex and brent was efficient and alex proved to be helpful and concerned
great location so peaceful and relaxing
easy walk totown and makes a great little weekend break
great location right next to the bush and local wildlife
serene location and a must stay place at rainbow
location is within walking distance of everything you might need and it’s so peaceful and quiet
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5. Bellevue Lodge (from USD 98)

Bellevue Lodge is a three-bedroom home able to accommodate up to 6 people. Besides being furnished and equipped with all the necessities, it also comes with a barbecue grill with an outdoor area. It also features a hammock, which guests can use to relax in. The host provides towels and beddings during your stay. You are free to consume the coffee and tea available on site and use the cleaning materials as well. Rates are inclusive of breakfast provisions.

🌈 Hot SPA:Wifi:A/C: BBQ Area:Walk Town:V Comfy
Rainbow Beach, Queensland, Australia
267 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 3 Beds 5 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
our beds were very comfy and there was a/c and extra blankets when the weather got cool
great location comfortable beds wonderful air conditioners and experienced hosts
we also enjoyed the large tv and foxtel
clean and quaint house
clean and well appointed space
clean comfortable accommodation
nice tidy clean space
the place was very clean and the beds very comfortable
great hospitality from wonderful hosts
kind and friendly hosts
karen & ian were lovely hosts
karen is a perfect host
karen & ian where fantastic hosts
the location is wonderful
great location for rainbow beach
great location with all the trimmings
great location too - can just walk in to town and the patrolled beach
location was great only a couple hundred metres from the iga
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6. Rainbow Bush and Beach Retreat (from USD 169)

This beautiful and stylishly-decorated home is just a few steps away from the beach. Able to fit as many as 6 people, this property comes fully furnished with amenities that families may need during their holiday. DVDs and games are even available on site, although guests should not miss out on spending some time outside the house as well, which is an experience in itself. Staying at the deck may allow guests to take a peek at the local wildlife, including but not limited to honeyeaters, kookaburras, goannas, and sugar gliders. The house also features a barbecue grill. Guests are advised to bring their own beach towels.

Rainbow Bush and Beach Retreat
Rainbow Beach, Queensland, Australia
165 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi would be a welcome addition
having breakfast on the deck surrounded by birds was just so relaxing
great holiday home loads of space and very comfortable
the house is beautiful with a well stocked kitchen (a bonus as we enjoy cooking)
two lounge rooms a floor apart makes it particularly desirable for families with teenagers i would think
the house was lovely very clean and well equipped
the house was exceptionally clean
the house was clean modern and stylish
house was beautiful and so clean
nice big clean house with plenty of fresh linen board games comfy beds etc
bernie was an attentive and gracious host
bernie was an excellent host
bernie was a great host made the process very easy for us
absolutely stunning part of the world and a perfect host
great location friendly service at a really cheap rate
bernie’s house is an amazing location a short walk to the beach
place was ideal for what we were after
beautiful house in a stunning location
great comfortable house in top location
this house is in wonderful location that is very peaceful
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7. A massive house close to the beach

Situated adjacent to the beach, this massive house welcomes eight people as it offers four bedrooms and two bathrooms. Let the sound of waves from the beach whisper in your ears to wake you up in the morning. Enjoy a barbecue feast and a bottle of wine around the rustic bar or on an expansive deck at night.

Luxury home -150m to the beach from your backyard
Rainbow Beach, Queensland, Australia
87 reviews
Entire house 5 Beds 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
big kitchen with good amenities
nice open plan kitchen and lounge area
the house is huge 4 large bedrooms 2 massive living areas and 2 seperate bathrooms
it’s perfect for two families providing plenty of room for everyone to have their own personal space
huge garage space with room for boat and multiple cars (wish we had a boat )
fabulous house was far beyond our expectations very spacious clean and great communication with catherine
absolutely gorgeous spacious and sparkling clean house
spotlessly clean beautifully appointed home with everything you need
property was larger then expected super clean and so close to the beach
very grand and spacious modern house to stay in
catherine was very helpful & quick responses to any questions
we appreciated the welcoming touches from the host who was easy to contact
great host with prompt communication
the location is wonderful
absolutely beautiful place and location for a family getaway
nice large home close to the beach and 30 minute walk to the main street
a great house in a lovely bush setting close to the beach
great beach close by
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8. Rainbow North - beachfront house

Rainbow North, a new two-bedroom home ideal for 6 people, is just a few steps away from the town’s patrolled beach, and within walking distance to shops and cafes. Families with children may also want to check out the nearby adventure park. This property is specially designed to look modern while retaining some traditional touches that will make guests feel right at home. The backyard offers a great view of the ocean, while the front can be transformed into a cricket field for players of the game.

23 reviews
Entire house 5 Beds 6 Guests

9. 'Coolbreeze' Rainbow Beach

Tourists who want to have space all to themselves during their holiday should seriously consider staying in this holiday home. Able to accommodate up to 6 people, this fully-furnished home also comes with a patio, a garden, and a barbecue grill, perfect for those who want to enjoy the outdoors further by preparing meals there. While the beach might be some distance away, guests can swim right on this property, as it comes with a covered swimming pool, allowing them to enjoy the waters no matter the weather.

'Coolbreeze' Rainbow Beach
Rainbow Beach, Queensland, Australia
86 reviews
Entire house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

10. Private wing at Rainbow Beach

Able to accommodate a maximum of two people, this room for rent comes with its own private wing, complete with great views of the sea. Guests have the freedom to use the heated infinity pool on the premises. Rates are inclusive of breakfast. There is Wi-Fi on site. The beach and the shops are just a short walk away from this property.

Decked-Out @ Rainbow Beach
Rainbow Beach, Queensland, Australia
54 reviews
Private room in condominium 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lovely modern apartment with superb views towards fraser island
the bed was comfortable & i had my own little balcony with sea views
enjoyable stay great room with terrific views
we appreciated the great breakfasts on the balcony - fresh fruit yoghurt granola and croissants with fresh coffee
a lovely clean room and amenities with a fantastic view phill is the consummate host
bright clean and immaculately presented unit
the apartment was clean and comfortable
very clean apartment with private room bathroom and outdoor area
clean comfy bed and wonderful hosts
our room was clean and spacious with plenty of hanging space and the bathroom was just as spacious
phill was very helpful giving us excellent advice
absolutely amazing apartment and host
phill and daz are super hosts
warm welcome and generous hospitality from phill and daz the perfect hosts
phil and daz are fantastic hosts and instantly made us feel welcomed
beautiful apartment in a fab location
as other reviewers before we've experienced very attentive hosts a perfect location in a lovely place
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11. Rainbow tropics hideaway

This apartment for rent, which can accommodate up to 4 people, comes fully furnished with features and amenities that you may need in your home away from home. It even has a garden, where guests are welcome to relax in. It also features a barbecue that can be used by those who fancy doing some outdoor cooking. The apartment itself comes furnished with a kitchen. Rates are inclusive of breakfast. Wi-Fi access is available on site. As a note, the host’s family and dogs stay on the second floor of the property.

Rainbow Tropics Hideaway
Rainbow Beach, Queensland, Australia
303 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi was excellent and the two resident bull terriers were simply adorable
main bedroom bed is comfortable
calm secure comfortable place to explore local area and hop to fraser island from
the apartment looks very good with two double beds and a nice private place outside
nice place to stay in rainbow beach well equipped apartment
this accommodation was very clean and tidy
simple but clean and well kept place
nice clean and very cozy accomodation
very clean quiet and secure place
the accommodation was clean and comfortable
quick response from a friendly host
glanys is a welcoming host
glenys is a great host
glenys is an awesome host
lovely host and a very relaxing stay
ideal location on a wonderful beach
the location is good if you have a vehicle
well equipped ground floor condo in good location
very nice and private good location
very good location easy check in and lovely place to stay
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Have a colorful time at Rainbow Beach

Australia’s beaches are famed for offering several water attractions to guests. Drop by Rainbow Beach and enjoy the various colorful activities that it offers, whether you’re in town to work on your tan, learn how to surf, or just spending some time enjoying the sun and sand.

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