If there was an award ceremony for holiday destinations, you’d have to agree that Noosa would claim the title of best all-rounder with its full spectrum of perks. From the white, sandy beaches and lush national parks through to the world-class cafes, bars, and shops; there’s no question why so many beautiful people flock to the northern end of the Sunshine Coast.
From beachfront villas to large-scale hotels to tiny hinterland homes, we've found some of Noosa's best accommodation for your next coastal getaway. Scroll on for 22 of the best Noosa accommodation spots to book in 2024.
'Classic Martini' Noosa River
Noosa River | Sleeps 2
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Your own private Noosa haven awaits at this luxury floating apartment on the Noosa River. Classic Martini is one of our top picks for a romantic Sunshine Coat getaway—there's nothing like getting close with your significant other on a boat with just the two of you. You can take this stay slow and do absolutely nothing (bliss) or make the most of the motorboat, kayaks, fishing rods and bikes.
Inside this floating houseboat you'll find a grassed area to soak up the sun, dining table with room for six guests, bar fridge, BBQ, an outdoor shower, queen-sized bed, and kitchen. It's essentially an entertainer's paradise. Classic Martini will remain stationary throughout your stay, but you will have complimentary use of the motorboat (no licence required) so you can explore the Noosa waterways. Book here.
Noosa Hinterland Luxury Retreat
Cooroy | Sleeps 2
Image credit: Kurui Cabin | Airbnb
This stunning architecturally designed cabin is just outside of Noosa at the base of Cooroy Mountain, but it is well worth the 25 minute drive from Hastings Street. With hinterland views from every window, its own heated plunge pool, fire pit, outdoor deck and dining area, Kurui Cabin is basically a self-contained luxury hotel—only you’ll feel as though you’re in your own little world, nestled amongst the countryside.
Every inch of the interior is stylish and considered, with a king bed and spacious ensuite in the master bedroom, air conditioning in every room, a wood-burning fireplace and a galley kitchen. Being in the Noosa Hinterland, you’ll also have easy access to Eumundi, and The Doonan is just a skip, hop and a jump away if cooking feels too much like hard work (not that it could with those views). Book here.
Oasis Floating Airbnb
Noosa | Sleeps 2
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If you’ve always wanted to live out your island dreams in a floating villa, but never had the time for a trip to the Maldives, we’ve found an Airbnb that might just be your ideal weekend getaway. Just up on the Sunshine Coast is Oasis, a luxury eco villa floating on the Noosa River and only accessible by rowboat.
Wake up on this tiny houseboat and you’ll find yourself in complete privacy, with only pelicans for neighbours. With space enough for a queen bed, kitchenette, dining table, bathroom and a large deck where you can enjoy the sunsets, the villa is almost completely enclosed in floor-to-ceiling windows. Book here.
'Noosa Downstairs' Airbnb
Noosa Heads | Sleeps 2
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If you're all about location, location, location then 'Noosa Downstairs' Airbnb might just be for you. This contemporary boutique apartment nestled in the heart of Noosa Heads is only minutes from Hastings Street and Noosa Main Beach and it's seriously lush.
This one-bedroom apartment has a private courtyard, outdoor dining space, spacious bathroom with a rain shower and a shared swimming pool and heated spa. The space has been carefully curated with elegant touches to create a truly luxurious, artfully designed escape. Book here.
Luxury Rainforest Retreat
Noosa Heads | Sleeps 8
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Spend time engulfed within the foliage of Luxury Rainforest Retreat located in Noosa’s Little Cove with all the amenities of a five-star resort, including tennis courts, pool, and an entertainment room with 55-inch TV, Xbox, air-hockey and billiard table.
The three-bedroom property sleeps eight guests and sprawls across three levels, boasting modern design to complement the natural landscape surrounding it. Ensure your stay involves a Noosa National Park hike where 4,000 hectares of native bushland meets the sea, creating plenty of opportunities to relax, exercise or simply just breathe. Book here.
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Sparkling Pool Oasis
Noosaville | Sleeps 2
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If you’re looking for a getaway with your special someone then look no further than this picture-perfect guest suite in the heart of Noosa. The two bedroom guest suite offers not just a stunning outdoor bath tub where you can relax under the stars, but a full private pool and outdoor shower.
There are plenty of hammocks and day beds to soak up the sun and leave all the stress of work behind for the weekend. We’re about two seconds away from booking this top Noosa Airbnb out for the next three months so you better hurry if you want to beat us to it. Book here.
Noosa Heads | Sleeps 6
Image Credit: The Lodge | Airbnb
You’ll be feeling as blissed out as can be following a stay at sophisticated The Lodge in Noosa Heads, with its ingeniously designed coastal living space. Beckoning a neutral palette, abundant light, lavish plants, cosy linens, and both local and international touches to fill the gaps, you’ll comfortably sink into life as a Noosa local.
Don’t be surprised when every meal is barbecued on the Weber and then devoured on the outdoor deck. The Lodge was created for you to slow down, so do just that and soak up some of the best accommodation in Noosa. Book here.
Image Credit: Peppers Noosa | Booking.com
If you’re after a prime location, nothing touches Peppers Noosa Resort & Villas. Just a stone’s throw (a 500 metre stone’s throw) away from the bustling hub of Hastings Street, this top-notch Noosa hotel offers you a choice of either a resort room, where you’re located in the heart of it all or a villa stay, where you’ll be hidden away in the lush serenity of Noosa National Park.
Spend your days lazily floating in the free-form swimming pool, pamper yourself at the onsite Stephanie’s Ocean Spa, or indulge at the freshly renovated Park & Cove restaurant. Peppers Noosa is one of the best Noosa hotels that won’t break the bank. Book here.
RACV Noosa Resort
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Voted Travellers’ Choice Best of the Best 2022, RACV Noosa Resort rightfully brags of stylish accommodation, large luxury apartments, outdoor terraces and we haven’t even told you the best part. This award-winning resort will keep kids endlessly entertained with two heated pools, water slides, a splash park, tennis courts, a playground, bike hire and they’ll even sort dinner with a wood-fired pizza.
It’s not all about the kids though—this is Noosa after all. Adults can peruse through six day spa treatments, an outdoor heated spa and sunset restaurant and bar. Located just minutes from the hustle of Hastings Street, Noosa National park and Noosa’s top beaches—dare we say it—RACV Noosa Resort has just about sorted the whole family. Book here.
Sunshine Beach | Sleeps 4
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Can’t wait to get overseas? Neither can we—which is why Eh Frame caught our eye. The mid-century style A-frame draws on Canadian inspiration (Eh Frame—makes sense now?) to immerse guests in a secluded retreat in the heart of the rainforest. Walk through a winding forest path bordering on national park, and you'll reach the stunning Eh Frame.
This unique Airbnb boasts exposed timber beams, a beautiful sleeping loft bedroom, top-of-the-range appliances and vintage decor. Nestled in Noosa National Park, you'll be surrounded by the resident koalas and feel like you're immersed by nature, while still being close to the sleepy Sunshine Beach village. Eh Frame hosts two queen beds, so it's perfect for a two-couple getaway or even just an adventure with your pals. Hands down, one of Noosa's best Airbnbs. Book here.
On The Beach Noosa Resort
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You’ve walked along the boardwalk down from Noosa’s picturesque National Park, stopped for a quick dip in the ocean, grabbed a coffee and find yourself back at On The Beach Noosa Resort. This idyllic beachside resort is, as the name suggests, literally on the beach and we couldn’t think of a better way to lounge around this summer.
With fully-equipped luxury apartments for both couples and families, spa balconies and rooftop views, your end of day drinks couldn’t go down any better. At this five-star central location, the only thing left to do is eat and drink your way through Noosa’s best restaurants. Book here.
Little Cove Court
Noosa Heads | Sleeps 4
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If the idea of positioning yourself directly opposite Little Cove Beach in a self-contained two, three or four-bedroom luxury apartment excites you, call off the search party because Little Cove Court is exactly what you’re searching for. There are multiple apartments of differing sizes and prices within the Little Cove Court complex, but they all boast the same high-end facilities and epic views.
This Noosa accommodation comes with all the mod-cons, BBQs, private balconies, and plunge pools to feed your holiday appetite. Beyond your apartment, take a dip in the heated swimming pool, read a book among the gardens, or cruise on down to Hastings Street for a retail therapy session. Book here.
Noosa Hinterland | Sleeps 8
Image Credit: Amity House | Airbnb
Amity House warrants you with the ultimate license to chill with its four-bedroom Queenslander surrounded by the native bushland of Noosa’s hinterland. Large enough for you, plus seven of your besties across multiple living spaces, a generous dining area, wraparound veranda and a yard with a fully-fenced pool, you’ll have no reason to leave.
This is the place where memories are made, and no day at Amity House is ever complete without a late-night marshmallow-toasting session by the outdoor fire-pit. Book one of Noosa's best accommodation spots here.
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When you want to roll out your door and immediately land upon bustling Hastings Street, or glance out your back window to Noosa’s Main Beach, Tingirana is your number one Noosa accommodation choice.
Whilst location is a huge drawcard for Tingirana, the Hamptons-styled suites provide maximum satisfaction with their coastally-appointed furnishings and large beachfront balconies. And, for the moments you aren’t keen on getting sand between your toes at Noosa’s Main Beach, the twenty-metre pool will gladly take you in. Book here.
The Sunshine Bungalow
Sunshine Beach | Sleep 2
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This modern Sunshine Bungalow is one of Noosa’s top Airbnbs and once you’ve peeked inside, you’ll soon realise why. Set in secluded Sunshine Beach and surrounded by a canopy of green trees, you’ll feel like you’re coming home to a hidden oasis after a day relaxing in the sun.
This one-bedroom bungalow opens to a balcony and large deck, with private access to the pool, BBQ and outdoor dining area. Plus, it’s only a short walk to Sunshine Beach and local cafes and a few minutes drive from the Noosa Main Beach. Book here.
Hale Douglas Tiny House
Sunshine Beach | Sleep 2
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If you’re on the hunt for the best accommodation in Noosa and think less is more, then Hale Douglas Tiny House in Sunshine Beach, with its retro Hawaiian surf vibes amongst Noosa’s tropical rainforest, is for you.
Tiny in size but huge in character, this charming miniature piece of architecture built from reclaimed materials features a loft-styled bedroom with skylight, fully functional kitchenette, dining spaces and a nautical styled bathroom. Book here.
Little House On The Hill
Noosa Heads | Sleeps 4
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This two-bedroom townhouse will ensure you and your friends know only the finer things in life when it comes to vacaying in Noosa. Little House on the Hill is a spacious split-level villa that boasts upstairs balcony dining as well as a recently renovated pool and a lush tropical courtyard.
It’s also fully air conditioned, has unlimited Wi-Fi, a private entrance and is only a ten-minute walk to Noosa Junction. No one in the family needs to miss out at this pet-friendly Noosa accommodation—fur friends welcome. Book here.
Little Red Barn
Doonan | Sleeps 6
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Little Red Barn in Doonan has all the ingredients for a perfect Noosa hinterland holiday with its incredibly photogenic open-planned barn that sleeps six guests. There’s a master bedroom with king-sized bed and magazine shoot-worthy ensuite, and for those who didn’t call ‘shotgun’ you’ll hardly be disadvantaged in the equally beautiful queen-sized ground floor bedroom or upstairs loft suite.
Farewell the hot summers submerged in the concrete water tank pool, and when winter rolls in, the wood burning fireplace will become your new best friend. Book here.
Sofitel Noosa Pacific Resort
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You’re all familiar with the Sofitel hotel brand for their international portfolio of high-quality hotels with exceptional service, and their Noosa Pacific Resort doesn’t stray from the truth. Located in the main hub of Hastings Street, this 176-room Noosa accommodation ensures you’ll always be within reach of the action yet when you’re looking for a place to relax, your room is just steps away.
Or, when you’re looking for some more upbeat fun, we can vouch for the Euro-style poolside cabanas; they’ll be your quickest route to self-induced bliss. Book here.
Image Credit: Seahaven Noosa | Booking.com
It’s no secret that Noosa is one of Queensland’s, if not Australia’s, favourite holiday destinations, but one of its better-kept secrets is Seahaven Noosa. These direct beachfront apartments are situated on iconic Hastings Street but are private enough that you can relax on a couple’s getaway, a sneaky babymoon or even a solo escape without feeling overwhelmed by the hustle and bustle of Noosa.
If you don’t want to be picking sand out of your swimmers for days to come, float around in the three magnificent heated pools, before cooking up a storm at the scenic beachfront BBQ area. Book here.
Noosa Luxury Holiday Homes
Various Noosa Locations
Ocean views, tropical palms, sun-drenched decks, open-planned living spaces and all the top-of-the-line appliances you could ever want—that’s what you’ll find at these luxe Noosa Luxury Holiday homes.
Offering a range of Noosa holiday homes, ranging from secluded hinterland retreats to pet-friendly beachfront villas, all of these holiday homes are sophisticated, chic and will make you feel like you never want to go home. If you’re struggling to turn the handle on the front door, we bet the amazing cafes and bars within walking distance will entice you to leave every now and then. Book here.
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