Destination guide

The charming area of Palm Cove awaits your stay

The beaches and rainforest provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Palm Cove. This romantic and relaxing city entices travelers with its coral reefs and spas. Great Barrier Reef and Skyrail Rainforest Cableway are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Palm Cove

Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Palm Cove a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Half Moon Bay Golf Course (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Rainforestation Nature Park (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Kuranda Koala Gardens (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Australian Venom Zoo (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Cairns Cable Ski (7 mi / 11.3 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Palm Cove

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, January, December, February and November are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 88°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Palm Cove

Palm Cove is famous for its spectacular coral reefs, lush rainforest and tropical locale. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Palm Cove is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Great Barrier Reef (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Mount Whitfield Conservation Park (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Palm Cove Beach (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Clifton Beach (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Kewarra Beach (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Palm Cove

The nearest airport is in Cairns, QLD (CNS-Cairns Intl.), located 10.5 mi (16.9 km) from the city center.

Where to stay near Palm Cove?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 609 house rentals near Palm Cove. From 252 Houses to 52 Villas, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Palm Cove for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Palm Cove?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Palm Cove. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Palm Cove Beach: 583 home rentals
  • Yorkeys Knob Beach: 564 home rentals
  • Cairns Esplanade: 540 home rentals
  • Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina: 589 home rentals
  • Centenary Lakes Botanic Gardens: 568 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Palm Cove listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Palm Cove?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 252 Houses in Palm Cove. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Palm Cove include:

  • Villas: 52 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 261 lodging choices
  • Studios: 273 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Resorts and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Palm Cove?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 495 vacation homes with pool available in Palm Cove.