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Rainbow Beach Holiday Park
3.5 out of 5
308 Carlo Road, Rainbow Beach, QLD
The price is AU$95 per night
1.38 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (125 reviews)

"Very nice holiday park. The cabin was nice and clean,"…"

Reviewed on 27 Jul. 2020

Rainbow Beach Holiday Park
Rainbow Getaway Holiday Apartments
4 out of 5
4 Double Island Drive, Rainbow Beach, QLD
The price is AU$193 per night
1.74 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (207 reviews)

"The main difficulty is the narrowness of the garages and the congestion with parking and car movements"…"

Reviewed on 28 Jan. 2020

Rainbow Getaway Holiday Apartments
Debbie's Place
4 out of 5
30 Kurana Street, Rainbow Beach, QLD
The price is AU$146 per night
1.58 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (498 reviews)
Great stay

"I enjoyed my stay very much Thanks for everything"…"

Reviewed on 27 Mar. 2020

Debbie's Place
Rainbow Sands Resort
3 out of 5
42-46 Rainbow Beach Rd, Rainbow Beach, QLD
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1.66 km from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (324 reviews)
Good price, clean and comfortable

"Easy to locate and handy to shops and restaurants. Older establishment but very clean and well maintained. Ceiling fan and air con. Microwave/fridge/kettle and minimal utensils and plates etc. Wash up liquid and tea towel supplied. Parking is limited and some spaces suitable for small vehicles only. ..."…"

Reviewed on 4 Feb. 2020

Rainbow Sands Resort
Plantation Resort at Rainbow
4.5 out of 5
1 Rainbow Beach Road, Rainbow Beach, QLD
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1.82 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (214 reviews)

"Best location in the world, water was warm and short drive to amazing sand dunes."…"

Reviewed on 1 Apr. 2020

Plantation Resort at Rainbow
Rainbow Ocean Palms Resort
4.5 out of 5
103 Cooloola Drive, Rainbow Beach, QLD
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2.3 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (149 reviews)

"Great facilities, great location & wonderful service. I will definitely be going back. On-site managers (Anna & Joe) went out if their way to look after us."…"

Reviewed on 6 Jul. 2020

Rainbow Ocean Palms Resort
62 Tingira Close - Modern Lowset Home With Swimming Pool, Outdoor Area, Ample Parking. Pet Friendly
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1.54 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (12 reviews)
Everything we needed

"Pristine house in a great location. We loved out stay and will be back. Great location and facilities."…"

Reviewed on 3 Aug. 2020

62 Tingira Close - Modern Lowset Home With Swimming Pool, Outdoor Area, Ample Parking. Pet Friendly
2/15 Carlo Road- Rainbow Beach - Pool, air Conditioning, Sleeps 6
2/15 Carlo Road, Rainbow Beach, Rainbow Beach, QLD
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1.43 km from city centre
3/5 (1 review)
Rainbow Getaway

"Great location, pretty much within walking distance to everything. Very private, it is a duplex but it's extremely quiet. Real Estate was just lovely. Did advertise a BBQ so we packed a heap of BBQ food only to find there wasn't one at all. We also found the bed really uncomfortable and the pillows ..."…"

Reviewed on 16 Apr. 2020

2/15 Carlo Road- Rainbow Beach - Pool, air Conditioning, Sleeps 6
Treetops Studio Apartment, Rainbow Beach Resort
5 Rainbow Shores Dr, U64, Rainbow Beach, QLD
The price is AU$145 per night
1.39 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (2 reviews)
Very clean And welcoming

"Michelle was very welcoming and gave us complete privacy."…"

Reviewed on 7 Jul. 2020

Treetops Studio Apartment, Rainbow Beach Resort
Rainbow Sea Resort
5 out of 5
3 Ocean View Parade, Rainbow Beach, QLD
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1.86 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (130 reviews)

"The view was spectacular to wake up to and gaze at while enjoying a drink and nibbles"…"

Reviewed on 31 Mar. 2020

Rainbow Sea Resort
Rainbow Beach Resort
3.5 out of 5
12 Rainbow Shores Drive, Rainbow Beach, QLD
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1.46 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (299 reviews)

"Great location and good customer service, the stuff very supportive and helpful. All the essential information about the property was provided."…"

Reviewed on 15 May 2019

Rainbow Beach Resort
32/15 Rainbow Shores - Unit Overlooking Bushland With Shared Swimming Pool, spa and Tennis Court
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1.5 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (5 reviews)
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Reviewed on 12 Jul. 2020

32/15 Rainbow Shores - Unit Overlooking Bushland With Shared Swimming Pool, spa and Tennis Court
Entire House Fully Furnished With Pool and Only 300m From Rainbow Beach!!
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1.69 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Will be back

"We had a great time here perfect for family’s great pool area which is perfect for kids with the shallow walk in area for them to play in."…"

Reviewed on 2 Mar. 2020

Entire House Fully Furnished With Pool and Only 300m From Rainbow Beach!!
Beach Retreat Ideal for a Couple in Quiet Location Close to Town
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1.84 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Great!

"We really enjoyed our time here - great indoor and outdoor spaces and had everything we needed. And an easy walk to the beach and shops. Thanks Sue and George!"…"

Reviewed on 2 Jan. 2020

Beach Retreat Ideal for a Couple in Quiet Location Close to Town
24 Esprit Drive - Beach Home With Open Plan Living and Walking Distance to Beach
24 Esprit Drive, CSALT - Rainbow Shores, Rainbow Beach, QLD
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1.88 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (3 reviews)
Our Stay

"The house was great, just what we needed. Apon entry the house was dusty and cobb webs everywhere, it does need a good clean as the pantry shelves had rice and other dirt left behind from previous stayers. Light bulbs need to be changed too as we found the spare room dark with only 1 light working. ..."…"

Reviewed on 6 Aug. 2019

24 Esprit Drive - Beach Home With Open Plan Living and Walking Distance to Beach
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Visiting Rainbow Beach

Travelers to Rainbow Beach give high marks for the beaches. Tourists can also enjoy all the city has to offer including its rainforests.

  • There are 9 hotels and other accommodations in Rainbow Beach
  • The closest major airport is in Maroochydore, QLD (MCY-Sunshine Coast) 77.7 from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Rainbow Beach

The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the beaches and these places to visit: Phil Rogers Park, Rainbow Beach, and Carlo Sand Blow. In the area, you'll also find Inskip Point and Great Sandy National Park.

As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 9 hotels and other lodging options to select from in Rainbow Beach. Here you'll find top ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Plantation Resort at Rainbow - This 4.5-star apartment features an outdoor pool, free WiFi, and free parking. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its family-friendly amenities and beach locale.
  • Debbie's Place - Our customers like the beach locale and clean, comfortable rooms at this apartment. Amenities at this 4-star apartment include free WiFi and free parking.
  • Rainbow Ocean Palms Resort - This 4.5-star apartment features an outdoor pool, free WiFi, and free parking. Expedia customers like its beach locale and pool.

Dressing for Rainbow Beach

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 81°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 69°F
  • From April to June, the average is 78°F during the day and 56°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 75°F during the day and 56°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 81°F as the daytime average and 63°F as the nighttime average
  • About 37.91 inches of rain falls on Rainbow Beach each year
  • December and January are usually the hottest months averaging 81°F, while July and August are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 57°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Rainbow Beach?
Plantation Resort at Rainbow is a favourite property for Expedia customers. This 4.5-star hotel offers an outdoor pool and free WiFi. It is located a short 8-minute walk from Rainbow Beach. Another top choice for your stay based on reviews is Rainbow Sands Resort.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Rainbow Beach, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most room reservations are fully refundable if cancelled prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of check in. If your reservation is non-refundable, you might be able to cancel it and get a refund within 24 hours of booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to view the top deals on offer in Rainbow Beach.
What's the best accommodation option for a family holiday in Rainbow Beach?
Rainbow Beach Resort is a top 3.5-star apartment on Expedia for families, and features 3 outdoor pools and free parking. Rainbow Sands Resort is another good option for your family trip. Also, children of all ages will enjoy a visit to Phil Rogers Park.
What's the best place to stay for a couple visiting Rainbow Beach?
Rainbow Ocean Palms Resort is a favourite 4.5-star apartment for couples, and features an outdoor pool and wedding services. Another good option for a stay with your sweetheart is Plantation Resort at Rainbow.
What's the best place to stay for a beach holiday in Rainbow Beach?
Rainbow Beach Resort is a top 3.5-star beachfront apartment with 3 outdoor pools and free parking. Other good choices for your beach trip include Rainbow Sands Resort and Plantation Resort at Rainbow. Head to Rainbow Beach or Carlo Sand Blow for some quality time by the water.
What's the best high-end hotel in Rainbow Beach?
Plantation Resort at Rainbow is a 4.5-star hotel with a bar and an outdoor pool, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for an elegant place to stay.
What are some accommodations with pools in Rainbow Beach?
Rainbow Beach Resort is a popular 3.5-star apartment featuring 3 outdoor swimming pools, free self-parking and an outdoor tennis court. A couple of other options that offer an on-site pool include Rainbow Getaway Holiday Apartments and Rainbow Ocean Palms Resort.

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