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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 14 Mar. to 15 Mar.

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. ...

4.2/5Excellent! (473 reviews)

"Pool area is huge and in a beautiful tropical setting. Staff helped us with excursions and were also great when we wanted to extend our stay. Rooms a modern spacious and well equipped."…"

Reviewed on 9 Feb. 2021

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$128 per night from 8 Mar. to 9 Mar.

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

4.7/5Exceptional! (504 reviews)

"Very happy with our 2 night stay in a 2 bedroom villa, the water parks and play ground are fantastic, the gaming room could use a upgrade but is not really necessary due to the other activities around the park. Villa was very clean and spacious the only negative would be the shower head was terrible. ..."…"

Reviewed on 19 Feb. 2021

Cairns Coconut Holiday Resort
Sea Change Beachfront Apartments

Sea Change Beachfront Apartments

5 out of 5
31-35 Vasey Esplanade, Trinity Beach, QLD
The price is AU$398 per night from 7 Apr. to 8 Apr.

Nestled on the beach, this Trinity Beach apartment building is within 6 mi (10 km) of Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, Tjapukai Cultural Park and Smithfield Shopping ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (949 reviews)

"What a beautiful, well presented and located place. Was provided with an upgrade with almost direct access to the pool, which my daughter loved. Spacious apartment and well appointed...lovely."…"

Reviewed on 9 Dec. 2020

Sea Change Beachfront Apartments
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Alamanda Palm Cove by Lancemore

Alamanda Palm Cove by Lancemore

5 out of 5
1 Veivers Road, Palm Cove, QLD
The price is AU$380 per night from 9 Mar. to 10 Mar.

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! (438 reviews)

"Another wonderful stay at Alamanda (3rd time here). Their beachfront apartments have the best and uninterrupted view of the beach. A truly magical place! Extra thanks to Daniel and Jess, who went out of their way to make our holiday even more perfect. Look forward to our next visit."…"

Reviewed on 23 Dec. 2020

Alamanda Palm Cove by Lancemore
Cairns Private Apartments

Cairns Private Apartments

4.5 out of 5
Shop 1, 34 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD

Located in Cairns Central Business District, this luxury apartment building is steps away from Reef Hotel Casino and Reef Fleet Terminal. Cairns Esplanade and ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (258 reviews)

"Clean and tidy, within walking distance to what’s needed, beautiful stay"…"

Reviewed on 12 Aug. 2020

Cairns Private Apartments
Escape On Lake

Escape On Lake

3 out of 5
135 Lake St, Cairns, QLD
The price is AU$95 per night from 8 Mar. to 9 Mar.

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

4.1/5Very Good! (27 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
Cairns Central Plaza Apartment Hotel

Cairns Central Plaza Apartment Hotel

4 out of 5
58-62 Mcleod Street, Cairns, QLD
The price is AU$128 per night from 21 Mar. to 22 Mar.

Located in Cairns Central Business District, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Cairns Central Shopping Centre and Cairns Esplanade. Cairns ...

4.3/5Excellent! (1,186 reviews)

"Highly recommended especially for first time visited Cairns. Great place. The room fantastic, clean and very comfortable"…"

Reviewed on 13 Oct. 2020

Cairns Central Plaza Apartment Hotel
The Reef Retreat

The Reef Retreat

4 out of 5
10-14 Harpa Street, Palm Cove, QLD

Located in Palm Cove, this apartment building is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Palm Cove Beach, and within 9 mi (15 km) of Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and James Cook ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (329 reviews)

"The rooms were clean and comfortable and the outdoor kitchen ideal. Loved living on the terrace and cooking at night. Also loved that the pool is surrounded by trees so that you can swim for hours if you want to without being scorched by the tropical sun. The bed was also particularly comfortable. ..."…"

Reviewed on 1 Nov. 2020

The Reef Retreat
BreakFree Royal Harbour

BreakFree Royal Harbour

4 out of 5
73-75 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD
The price is AU$156 per night from 14 Mar. to 15 Mar.

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! (600 reviews)

"Valter at Reception was very helpful. We ended up getting checked in a little earlier which was great. The rooms have been upgraded and were clean and comfortable (including bed) and having a lounge/kitchen area in unit was perfect. Situated with direct access to Esplanade, restaurants, night markets. ..."…"

Reviewed on 5 Jan. 2021

BreakFree Royal Harbour
Piermonde Apartments - Cairns

Piermonde Apartments - Cairns

4 out of 5
2 Lake Street, Cairns, QLD
The price is AU$210 per night from 28 Mar. to 29 Mar.

Located in Cairns Central Business District, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Cairns Convention Centre and Reef Fleet Terminal. Cairns Esplanade ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (355 reviews)

"Good location, spacious 2 bedroom apartment with 2 ensuites. Easy check-in/out."…"

Reviewed on 12 Nov. 2020

Piermonde Apartments - Cairns
Roydon Beachfront Apartments

Roydon Beachfront Apartments

4.5 out of 5
83-87 Vasey Esplanade, Trinity Beach, QLD

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

4.8/5Exceptional! (519 reviews)

"Excellent customer service. Location was right across from the beach and handy to all amenities. We stayed in 2 Bedroom Apartment which was very spacious could easily accommodate 6 people. Will definitely stay here again and would higly recommend to anyone."…"

Reviewed on 1 Jan. 2021

Roydon Beachfront Apartments
Waters Edge Apartments Cairns

Waters Edge Apartments Cairns

4.5 out of 5
155 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD

Located in the heart of Cairns, this luxury apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Muddy's Playground and Cairns Esplanade. Cairns Marlin Marina and ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (184 reviews)

"Great accommodation. Craig was lovely. Recommend it"…"

Reviewed on 2 Jul. 2020

Waters Edge Apartments Cairns
Vue Apartments Trinity Beach

Vue Apartments Trinity Beach

4.5 out of 5
78-86 Moore Street, Trinity Beach, QLD
The price is AU$446 per night from 8 Mar. to 9 Mar.

Offering direct access to the beach, this Trinity Beach apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Trinity Beach and Kewarra Beach. Smithfield Conservation ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (280 reviews)

"What a great property, the apartment was spacious and well fitted out with everything we needed.The pool is spectacular, with great views of the beach. Staff were very helpful and flexible with changes."…"

Reviewed on 21 Dec. 2020

Vue Apartments Trinity Beach
Beachfront Apartments on Trinity Beach

Beachfront Apartments on Trinity Beach

4.5 out of 5
89-91 Vasey Esplanade, Trinity Beach, QLD

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

4.9/5Exceptional! (431 reviews)

"All good, people. place. Close to Port Douglas to the north and Cairns city to the south."…"

Reviewed on 27 Dec. 2020

Beachfront Apartments on Trinity Beach
201 Lake Street Apartments

201 Lake Street Apartments

4.5 out of 5
201 Lake Street, Cairns North, QLD
The price is AU$240 per night from 8 Mar. to 9 Mar.

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! (546 reviews)

"great place to stay the only thing i was not happy about was the internet kept dropping out the owner said it was due to the weather"…"

Reviewed on 11 Jan. 2021

201 Lake Street Apartments
Inn Cairns Boutique Apartments

Inn Cairns Boutique Apartments

3.5 out of 5
71 Lake Street, Cairns, QLD
The price is AU$150 per night from 9 Mar. to 10 Mar.

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! (701 reviews)

"Location was great Would stay again if we go back to Cairns"…"

Reviewed on 2 Feb. 2021

Inn Cairns Boutique Apartments
Vision Apartments

Vision Apartments

4.5 out of 5
125-129 The Esplanade, Cairns, QLD

This family-friendly Cairns apartment building is located on the boardwalk, within a 5-minute walk of Muddy's Playground and Cairns Esplanade. Cairns Marlin ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (284 reviews)
Farewell from Cairns

"Very comfortable ease of access to Cairns locations and the Esplanade. Staff were very helpful and the complex was well maintained Great location and a lovely trip"…"

Reviewed on 15 Apr. 2020

Vision Apartments
Mango Lagoon Resort & Wellness Spa

Mango Lagoon Resort & Wellness Spa

3.5 out of 5
81 - 85 Cedar Road, Palm Cove, QLD
The price is AU$167 per night from 8 Mar. to 9 Mar.

Located in Palm Cove, this spa aparthotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Wet Tropics of Queensland and Palm Cove Beach. Clifton Beach is 2.3 mi (3.7 km) away.

4.1/5Very Good! (554 reviews)

"Beautiful property located just a short walk to Palm Cove Esplanade. Very friendly team, Matt and Petter were so caring and made sure we had everything for our stay. Was a great holiday"…"

Reviewed on 7 Dec. 2020

Mango Lagoon Resort & Wellness Spa
Marlin Cove Resort

Marlin Cove Resort

3.5 out of 5
2 Keem St, Trinity Beach, QLD
The price is AU$178 per night from 24 Mar. to 25 Mar.

This family-friendly Cairns apartment building is located near the airport, within 1 mi (2 km) of Trinity Beach and Kewarra Beach. Smithfield Conservation Park ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (381 reviews)

"Nice short walk to beach and restaurants. Great swimming pool for children and great bar-b-que poolside facilities. Apartments spacious with all amenities."…"

Reviewed on 3 Oct. 2020

Marlin Cove Resort
Cairns Golf Course Apartment

Cairns Golf Course Apartment

3 out of 5
72 Kowinka St, White Rock, QLD

This family-friendly Cairns apartment building is located in White Rock, within 2 mi (3 km) of Cairns Golf Club, Wet Tropics of Queensland and Dinden National ...

5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
If we need a family unit in Cairns, we'll be back

"Great 3 bedroom apartment for a family in a complex with 2 pools, tennis courts and a putting green. Apartment was clean and well maintained. Owners are kind enough to have an extensive family-based mini bar that includes stuff for the kids and enough to make meals if you're coming in late. Couldn't ..."…"

Reviewed on 5 Mar. 2019

Cairns Golf Course Apartment
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Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns

4 out of 5
209-217 Abbott Street, Cairns North, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$139 per night from 9 Mar. to 10 Mar.
Rydges Esplanade Resort 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$195 per night from 10 Mar. to 11 Mar.
Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina
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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, there are holiday rentals in Cairns close to Sugarworld Waterpark, or you can select a more secluded option if you’re looking for a relaxing stay. Visitors like the array of shops and beautiful coral reefs in Cairns. Make sure to also enjoy the popular beaches and top-notch restaurants during your holiday.
What are some of the best holiday rentals that Cairns has to offer?
Balinese style Luxury Accommodation in popular Palm Cove: This highly rated holiday home rental in Cairns offers an outdoor pool, a patio and a BBQ to help you feel perfectly comfortable in your new surroundings. It has 3 bedrooms, as well as a kitchen with a dishwasher, a fridge and a hob, so that you can cook with friends or family. Other favourite homes for rent in Cairns are Wanggulay Too Treetops Cairns City and Temple 121 Palm Cove With Courtyard.
How many holiday rentals will I find in Cairns?
With 317 Expedia holiday rentals, you’re guaranteed to find just the right place for your Cairns stay.
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 a quick weekend, 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.