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12 Of The Most Beautiful Byron Bay Airbnbs To Book In 2024

By Sammy Preston

Byron Bay is one of Australia's most famous beach destinations—and if you've been to this idyllic spot, you'll know it's not hard to see why. From its sparkly surf beaches to its growing selection of top-tier restaurants, Byron is a little slice of paradise loved by locals, celebrities and the Urban List team alike. 

Whether you're planning a Byron Bay/Arakwal Country trip for festival season or you're keen for a cute coastal escape, we've rounded up 12 of the best Byron Bay Airbnbs.

Temple Farm House

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A super private hacienda set in the Byron Hinterland that sleeps up to nine guests, Temple Farm House oozes charm with a touch of global spice. With intimate outdoor areas for that stylish soiree complete with oversized outdoor bathtubs to bathe in, this property is as authentic as it is stylish.

The added touches and detail are what makes Temple Farm House extra special, like the 25-metre lap pool, couple swings, quirky handmade cubby house and chook pen. A magical place on 75 secluded acres that embraces its natural surrounds and where you’ll often find kangaroos roaming the property, Temple Farm House is one of the finest Airbnbs in Byron Bay. Book your stay here

Hinterland Villa

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Hinterland Villa was awarded the 'Master Builders Award' by MBA NSW in 2021 for its stunning design, so you already know you're in for a luxurious stay. The architecturally-designed villa was built with the vision of creating a special getaway experience for people seeking tranquility, where urban comforts meet nature.

The two-bedroom villa boasts an expansive deck, an outdoor stone bath, outdoor firepit and sublime interior finishes. Situated on two private acres, you can also upgrade your experience here  with private yoga sessions, in-house massages, facials, spa treatments and delicous platters. Book your luxurious stay here.

Friday Hut

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Our favourite thing about this pint-sized studio apartment in the heart of Byron Bay has to be the private outdoor tub. Made of copper and walled in with flowers, you'll find us at Friday Hut soaking away with a good book and a glass of red.

We also love the sleek designer furnishings, fully kitted-out kitchen, communal fire pit, and veggie garden. Perfect for couples or even a solo workation, this tiny house slesps just two people. Book your stay here

Paddock Hall

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Lovers of farm life, welcome to Paddock Hall, a blissfully small but modern guesthouse located in Tintenbar in the lush Byron Bay Hinterland. Praising open-plan design in support of rural views over the working macadamia nut farm, the two-person Paddock Hall provides the perfect getaway solution with its use of sustainably-sourced timbers, exposed beams, vintage claw foot bath on the veranda, tranquil pool, and a fireplace for chilly nights.

Rise, shine and inhale the fresh country air as you enjoy a breakfast catered by Newrybar’s Harvest (optional) or a wander to visit the resident sheep, goat, and chickens. Book your stay here


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Image Credit: Wattlewood | Airbnb

If you’re thinking of taking a trip to Byron but want to avoid the hustle and bustle, then Wattlewood is the place for you. Situated North of Byron in the Tweed Shire, this stunning tiny home features breathtaking views of the Great Dividing Range, including the sacred Mt Wollumbin.

The big windows and golden interiors will have you basking up the sun all day long, before ending the night in their outdoor bath house designed for ultimate relaxation. Book a stay here.

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Fig Tree Villa

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Protected by a 500-year-old fig tree, nestled among the Bangalow palms and overlooking Ewingsdale Creek, Fig Tree Villa offers the ultimate exclusive escape, just five minutes from Byron Bay. The freshly-renovated one-bedroom Airbnb is situated on acreage and exudes maximum privacy.

Soak up the beautiful interiors and high-end amenities or kick back on the wrap around deck with stunning views of the nearby creek. We love that you can also order romantic and elopement packages, if you want to spice up your holiday. Book your relaxing stay here.

Byron View Farm

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If your Byron getaway is leaning more farm stay getaway then beachfront escape, Byron View Farm has your name all over it. Perched on the highest hilltop of the Byron hinterland, this little white cottage sleeps just two so it's perfect for a solo or romantic retreat, immersed in nature.

Surrounded by 40 acres of farmland, soak up sunrises from bed, sunsets from the wraparound verandah and panoramic ocean-to-mountain views. Byron View Farm is decked out with everything you could need, including an outdoor firepit, a Nespresso machine, breakfast and an infrared sauna—with sunset views. Elevate your stay with reiki energy healing, yoga, rainforest tours and alpaca feeding. Book here.

Cactus Rose Villa

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For Tulum vibes in the heart of Byron, you can't go past Cactus Rose. This breezy holiday villa for two is set above the Spell and the Gypsy store and features a luxurious covered all-weather outdoor space, a dreamy loft-style bedroom, and—best part—a private in-ground pool complete with sun loungers. Book your stay here


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Image Credit: Soma | Airbnb

If you are prepared to splash some cash—and your Byron Bay getaway wish list includes acres of tranquil forest, a freshwater infinity pool, a geodesic yoga dome, and wellness add-ons—you’ll want to take a look at Soma. Set on 22 hectares of rolling green hills and lush bamboo forest, Soma is a quick ten-minute drive from the centre of Byron, boasting maximum hinterland privacy.

As well as being listed for rent on Airbnb, Soma is a wellness retreat run by technology entrepreneur Peter Ostick and sought-after wellness and meditation practitioner Gary Gorrow. As well as its wellness facilities—the infinity pool, yoga dome, fire pit, zen garden, infrared sauna, and magnesium ice bath—there are 10 luxury guest rooms, each fitted with a king-size bed and rain shower. Book your stay here

Paradiso Property

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Start packing your bags because we’ve found a picture perfect property right in the heart of Byron’s town centre. This miniature beach-inspired cottage is prime for a couple's getaway and has all the little luxuries you could need. It even has a separate bedroom—rare in a tiny house, let us tell you.

With the heart of Byron in walking distance, you can enjoy the iconic beaches by day and the delicious eateries by night, no Ubers necessary. Check it out and book a stay here

The Mayflower

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The Mayflower might just be the epitome of Byron Bay—beautiful, bright, airy and coastal. This two-bedroom Airbnb is located in a six-unit complex, but since it's just a few minutes' walk from the centre of Byron we aren't complaining. 

The stunning tw0-storey Airnb boasts ample indoor and outdoor entertaining spaces, a fully-equipped kitchen and the open-plan design lends itself well to laidback evenings lazing around with a glass of vino. Book your stay here.


This luxurious top-level Airbnb boasts panoramic views—we're talking ocean, Byron Bay Lighthouse and hinterland views. The two-bedroom suite is located directly across from Belongil Beach, an easy ten minute walk into the Byron Bay centre. 

You'll find us lounging on the massive deck soaking up the ocean views or sunning on the beach, conveniently located just metres away. The modern Airbnb boasts a sleek, pared back design that will satisfy the interior designer in us all. Book your stay here.

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