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Known for its stunning beaches and spectacular coral reefs, Cairns has a lot to offer the traveller dreaming of a beach holiday. This family-friendly destination has 37 beach hotels and other accommodation options to choose from, so it's easy to find one that works for you.
As you search for a place to stay by the water in Cairns, consider selecting one of these top beach hotels with high ratings from Expedia travellers.
The Abbott Boutique Hotel - 4-star hotel near the beach. It features free WiFi, flat-screen TVs and in-room coffee makers. Guests love the comfortable beds.
The Hotel Cairns - 4-star family-friendly hotel near the beach. Our travellers recommend its beach location and proximity to shopping. This hotel boasts an outdoor pool, a restaurant and free WiFi.
Comfort Inn Cairns City - 3.5-star motel near the beach. It offers 2 outdoor pools, free WiFi and free parking. Guest reviews highlight the pool and central location.
BreakFree Royal Harbour - 4-star aparthotel near the beach. It features an outdoor pool, free parking and in-room kitchenettes. Guests love the pool and central location.
Southern Cross Atrium Apartments - 4-star apartment near the beach. Our travellers recommend its beach location and clean rooms. This apartment boasts 3 outdoor pools, free parking and a coffee shop.
If weather is an important factor for your holiday, you can use these local temperature and rainfall averages to decide your travel dates.
To get to Cairns, you can fly into Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.), the closest major airport, which is located 3.5 mi (5.6 km) from the city centre. To venture out into the surrounding area, ride aboard one of the trains from Cairns Station.