Destination guide

Travel to scenic Sunshine Coast

The gardens and glaciers create a pretty picture of Sunshine Coast. Travellers to this scenic city praise the camping, kayaking and canoeing. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Sunshine Coast

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the area? You'll be sure to enjoy Sunshine Coast for its camping and kayaking. Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Sunshine Coast a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Spipiyus Provincial Park (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Pender Harbour Golf Club (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Garden Bay Marine Provincial Park (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Baker Beach Park (18.9 mi / 30.4 km)
  • Sechelt Golf and Country Club (21.9 mi / 35.2 km)
  • Chapman Creek Hatchery (25.1 mi / 40.4 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Sunshine Coast

Travellers enjoy Sunshine Coast for its kayaking. If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 22°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Sunshine Coast

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Sunshine Coast is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sechelt Inlets Marine Provincial Park (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Skookumchuck Narrows Provincial Park (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Iris Griffith Wetlands (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • Spipiyus Provincial Park (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Tetrahedron Provincial Park (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Garden Bay Marine Provincial Park (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Sunshine Coast

The nearest airport is in Pender Harbour, BC (YPT-Pender Harbour Waterdrome), located 17.6 mi (28.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Powell River, BC (YPW), which is 33.2 mi (53.5 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Sunshine Coast Regional District?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 316 holiday lettings around Sunshine Coast Regional District. From 174 houses to 75 cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent an ocean-view property in Sunshine Coast Regional District?

Rising every morning to remarkable ocean vistas and the tidal roar of waves rolling into the shore. Isn't this the stuff holiday fantasies are made of? Luckily, there are 144 beachside holiday properties to cast yourself away to. Of course, that may not be quite your holiday style. Fortunately, HomeAway has loads more options, including:

  • 109 seaside holiday accommodation options.
  • 108 mountain-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 97 water-view holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Sunshine Coast Regional District?

You can forget about uninspiring chain-hotel rooms. Our house holiday rentals each have their own unique personalities — as well as all the space you could need! There are 211 houses currently available on HomeAway. Prices begin at £57 per night. Or maybe you'd rather choose one of the area's other sought-after self-catering accommodation options, such as:

  • Cottage: 61 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £63 per night.
  • Apartment: 28 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £51 per night.
  • Bed & breakfast: 22 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £55 per night.

Can I stay in Sunshine Coast Regional District in a large group?

It can be tough finding the time to spend with friends and family. A group trip is a fantastic opportunity to get together. If you were hoping to stay under the same roof, HomeAway has options. House holiday rentals are the leading choice here for large groups of travellers. Our worldwide database currently has 50 available. The lodging options that can provide for large groups here include:

  • Are you searching for properties that can hold 6 of you? We have 86 that will fit the bill. Prices start from £52 per night.
  • Keen to find somewhere for 8 people? We have 35 that will work well. You can get one for as little as £86 a night.
  • Seeking out rentals suitable for 10 guests? You'll be glad to discover we have 16 that'll be perfect. You can get one from just £109 a night.

You and your posse will be well looked after when you book your Sunshine Coast Regional District holiday with us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Sunshine Coast Regional District?

HomeAway has loads of excellent budget-friendly choices. Treat your group to a lavish night out or stay a few extra nights with the money you have left over. Granthams Landing is an awesome area to check out if you want to keep your budget under control. HomeAway has 112 holiday rentals, and the average price is an agreeable £117 per night. There are another 191 HomeAway holiday rentals waiting for you in or around Sunshine Coast D. The average price in this area is £119 a night.

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