Destination guide

Delight in the lakeside landscape of Sun City Center

The lake and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Sun City Center. Well known for its golfing, restaurants and shopping, this walkable city won't disappoint. Salvador Dali Museum and Tampa Bay History Center are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Sun City Center

Do you want to find things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Sun City Center a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Florida Aquarium (16.6 mi / 26.6 km)
  • The Pier (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
  • Cypress Golf Club (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Manatee Viewing Center (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Moccasin Wallow Golf Club (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Waterlefe Golf and River Club (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Sun City Center

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Sun City Center. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Little Manatee River State Park (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Camp Bayou Nature Preserve (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • E.G. Simmons Regional Park (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Balm-Boyette Scrub Preserve (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Picnic Island Park (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Felts Audubon Preserve (15.6 mi / 25.2 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Sun City Center

Fly into Tampa, FL (TPF-Peter O. Knight), the closest airport, located 14.6 mi (23.4 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into St. Petersburg, FL (SPG-Albert Whitted), which is 16.9 mi (27.3 km) away.

Where to stay around Sun City Center?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 190 holiday lettings near Sun City Center. From 74 Houses to 41 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Sun City Center is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Sun City Center?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Sun City Center:

  • Sabal Harbour: 38 holiday homes
  • Tara Golf & Country Club: 22 holiday homes
  • Northwest Tampa: 731 holiday homes
  • Tampa Heights: 92 holiday homes
  • Historic Uptown: 112 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Sun City Center?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Sun City Center. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Cypress Golf Club: 1,057 holiday lettings
  • Sun City Center Library: 889 holiday lettings
  • South Bay Hospital: 952 holiday lettings
  • Raymond James Stadium: 1,875 holiday lettings
  • Waterlefe Golf and River Club: 7,310 holiday lettings

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

Can I rent Houses in Sun City Center?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 74 Houses in Sun City Center. Our other popular types of Sun City Center holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 41 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 3 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Villas and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Sun City Center?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 153 holiday homes with pool available in Sun City Center. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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