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Imagine Drift Palm Cove

Imagine Drift Palm Cove

4 out of 5
Cnr Veivers Rd Williams Esp, Palm Cove, QLD
The price is AU$139 per night from 18 Oct. to 19 Oct.

Located in Palm Cove, this beachfront apartment building is in the entertainment district and within 1 mi (2 km) of Kuranda National Park and Palm Cove Beach. ...

4.3/5Excellent! (453 reviews)

"Pool area is fabulous and very well kept as are the appartments. The front desk staff could not be nicer or more helpful. Highly recommend this place."…"

Reviewed on 13 Aug. 2020

Imagine Drift Palm Cove
Cairns Coconut Holiday Resort

Cairns Coconut Holiday Resort

3.5 out of 5
23-51 Anderson Road, Woree, QLD
The price is AU$119 per night from 5 Oct. to 6 Oct.

This family-friendly Cairns campsite is located in Woree, within 2 mi (3 km) of Cairns Golf Club, Dinden Conservation Park and Dinden National Park. Stockland ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (484 reviews)

"Great family friendly property with plenty of things for kids to do. There is a bistro on site which is very convenient. The food was good and reasonably priced."…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar. 2020

Cairns Coconut Holiday Resort
BreakFree Royal Harbour

BreakFree Royal Harbour

4 out of 5
73-75 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD
The price is AU$195 per night from 1 Oct. to 2 Oct.

Located in Cairns Central Business District, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Cairns Night Markets, Cairns Esplanade and Cairns Marlin Marina. ...

4.4/5Excellent! (588 reviews)

"Perfect location to walk to restaurants and lagoon straight across the road ! Amazing view! Or walk to the pier for all the reef tours!"…"

Reviewed on 13 Sep. 2020

BreakFree Royal Harbour

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Cairns Sunland Leisure Park

Cairns Sunland Leisure Park

4 out of 5
49-61 Little Pease Street, Manoora, QLD
The price is AU$54 per night from 2 Oct. to 3 Oct.

Located in Manoora, this campsite is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Anderson Street Conservation Park and within 3 miles (5 km) of Cairns Esplanade and Cairns Central ...

3.9/5Very Good! (1,132 reviews)

"We really enjoyed our stay love the setting loved it"…"

Reviewed on 13 Jul. 2020

Cairns Sunland Leisure Park
Escape On Lake

Escape On Lake

3 out of 5
135 Lake St, Cairns, QLD
The price is AU$92 per night from 4 Oct. to 5 Oct.

Located in Cairns Central Business District, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Cairns Night Markets, Cairns Esplanade and Esplanade Lagoon. ...

4.2/5Excellent! (25 reviews)

"Nice clean comfy room with air con and a lovley shower. The room was serviced daily and tea/coffee provided. Parking was a bit of a mission which was the only bugbear here as there is no on site parking. We had a lovley stay, close to everything and friendly staff. Thank you so much."…"

Reviewed on 29 Sep. 2020

Escape On Lake
Alamanda Palm Cove by Lancemore

Alamanda Palm Cove by Lancemore

5 out of 5
1 Veivers Road, Palm Cove, QLD

Nestled on the beach, this Palm Cove aparthotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Kuranda National Park and Palm Cove Beach. Clifton Beach is 1.8 mi (2.9 km) away.

4.7/5Exceptional! (431 reviews)

"Perfect location, facilities, staff and really clean."…"

Reviewed on 7 Sep. 2020

Alamanda Palm Cove by Lancemore
201 Lake Street Apartments

201 Lake Street Apartments

4.5 out of 5
201 Lake Street, Cairns North, QLD
The price is AU$210 per night from 1 Oct. to 2 Oct.

Located in Cairns North, this luxury apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Cairns Base Hospital and Cairns Esplanade. Cairns Central Shopping Centre ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (534 reviews)

"I stayed in a 1 bedroom apartment. The room was big enough and comfortable. This was the first apartment I have stayed in that actually had a sharp knife set. The only downside were the cooking facitlities, there was no oven and it was only a small 2 hotplate stove top. There wasn't enough room on ..."…"

Reviewed on 3 Mar. 2020

201 Lake Street Apartments
Coral Sands Resort

Coral Sands Resort

4.5 out of 5
Cnr Trinity Beach Rd & Vasey Esplanade, Trinity Beach, QLD
The price is AU$280 per night from 1 Oct. to 2 Oct.

Nestled on the beach, this Trinity Beach aparthotel is within a 10-minute walk of Trinity Beach and Earl Hill Conservation Park. Kewarra Beach and Smithfield ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (531 reviews)

"Great resort , close to the beach . Wi-Fi was terrible and that was the only thing that wasn’t perfect"…"

Reviewed on 8 Sep. 2020

Coral Sands Resort
Inn Cairns Boutique Apartments

Inn Cairns Boutique Apartments

3.5 out of 5
71 Lake Street, Cairns, QLD
The price is AU$126 per night from 1 Oct. to 2 Oct.

Located in Cairns Central Business District, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Cairns Night Markets, Cairns Central Shopping Centre and Cairns ...

4.2/5Excellent! (684 reviews)

"Hotel was a bit tired but clean, staff were friendly. Room was a good size and hotel is in a great central location. Parking facilities were a bonus"…"

Reviewed on 5 Jul. 2020

Inn Cairns Boutique Apartments
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You always said you would go on a dream holiday someday. Now, someday is here. But you don’t just want to dip your toe into the trip of a lifetime, you want to cannonball into the deep end. Go ahead, unplug and unwind in style. When you book one of our Cairns holiday rentals, the ordinary is in the rearview. Instead of sharing your vacation with hundreds of hotel guests, you get to take advantage of all the space at your private apartment. You also get to enjoy all the amenities of a private residence for a truly unique and memorable stay. Why don’t you take off your shoes and settle in for a while? Your holiday just got upgraded.

As much as you love your vacation rental, it’s always good to get out and explore to soak up Cairns. Live like a local: Eat regional food, cheer on the home team, and visit the best cultural attractions in town. No matter the season, there is always something going on in Cairns. Seeing all the best attractions is bound to make you fall in love with Cairns. Who knows, you may even be tempted to extend your stay. There’s a reason home rentals are so popular here—after a long day of exploration, going back to your very own living room to stretch out is a dream come true.

It’s your escape so why share it? You deserve your own slice of paradise. Booking your holiday rental on Expedia is simple and safe. Just pick your dates to search for the perfect property and book securely. We let you contact the property owner directly to make any special arrangements. All that’s left to do is show up with bells on and have a memorable vacation. With all the amenities available in Cairns short-term rentals, that won’t be hard to do.

Frequently asked questions

Can I find a holiday rental in Cairns?
Yes, you can find holiday rentals that’ll put you close to well-known local attractions in Cairns such as Sugarworld Waterpark, or you can go with a more secluded option if you want a relaxing stay. Visitors like the array of shops and popular beaches in Cairns. Make sure to also enjoy the beautiful coral reefs and top-notch restaurants during your holiday.
What can I see and do in Cairns?
Family-friendly attractions include Sugarworld Waterpark and Esplanade Lagoon, whereas Cairns Esplanade and Palm Cove Beach are a couple of great spots to enjoy the outdoors. You can also visit some other popular places in town, such as Cairns Central Shopping Centre and Reef Fleet Terminal.
What are holiday rentals like in Cairns?
Holiday rentals are privately owned properties you can book for a few days or an extended stay in Cairns. Holiday rentals feature amenities such as kitchens and laundry facilities so your stay will be comfortable. If you’re concerned about cleanliness, holiday rentals can provide a sense of privacy away from public hotel lifts and lobbies packed with people while still allowing you to travel. You’ll also get more space in a holiday rental than in a standard hotel, which is another reason why a holiday rental is a popular option for family trips.

Other types of properties in Cairns you may be interested in

Pacific Hotel Cairns

Pacific Hotel Cairns

4.5 out of 5
Corner Esplanade And Spence Street, Cairns, QLD
Pacific Hotel Cairns
Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina

Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina

5 out of 5
Pierpoint Road, Cairns, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$235 per night from 1 Oct. to 2 Oct.
Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.