Destination guide

Friendly Arcadia will entice you

The beaches and wildlife provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Arcadia. Travelers appreciate the bars in this welcoming city. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Arcadia

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Arcadia a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Magnetic Island Golf Course (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • The Strand (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • ReefHQ Aquarium (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Australian Institute of Marine Science (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Billabong Sanctuary (16 mi / 25.8 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Arcadia

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 natural features in Arcadia

Travelers appreciate the pristine beaches and island views, which is just a taste of what Arcadia has to offer. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Arcadia is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Magnetic Island National Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Horseshoe Bay Beach (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Radical Bay (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Magnetic Island (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Jezzine Barracks (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • The Strand (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Arcadia

The nearest airport is in Townsville, QLD (TSV), located 9.8 mi (15.8 km) from the city center.

Where to stay near Arcadia?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 327 house rentals near Arcadia. From 110 Houses to 178 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Arcadia 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 Arcadia?

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

  • Horseshoe Bay Beach: 341 home rentals
  • Townsville Museum and Historical Society: 340 home rentals
  • Tony Ireland Stadium: 340 home rentals
  • Queens Gardens: 340 home rentals
  • Cultural Centre Townsville: 341 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Arcadia 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 Arcadia?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 110 Houses in Arcadia. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Arcadia include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 178 lodging choices
  • Villas: 17 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 8 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Arcadia?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 222 vacation homes with pool available in Arcadia.

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