Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Sunshine Beach

The beaches and parks create a pretty picture of Sunshine Beach. This welcoming and relaxing city is well known for its surfing, cafes and whale watching. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Sunshine Beach

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Sunshine Beach a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hastings Street (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Lake Weyba (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Tewantin Noosa Golf Club (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Peregian Golf Course (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Aqua Fun Park (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Mt Coolum Golf Club (11.5 mi / 18.6 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Sunshine Beach

Travellers enjoy Sunshine Beach for its surfing. If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, December, February, January and March are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 27°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Sunshine Beach

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Sunshine Beach. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ed Webb Park (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Noosa National Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Noosa Beach (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Lake Weyba (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Teewah Beach (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Coolum Beach (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Sunshine Beach

The nearest airport is in Maroochydore, QLD (MCY-Sunshine Coast), located 14.1 mi (22.6 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Sunshine Beach?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,150 holiday lettings around Sunshine Beach. From 636 houses to 376 flats & apartments, 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 a seaside property in Sunshine Beach?

Drinking in refreshing ocean air, soaking up the sun and decidedly losing all track of time. Now that's the kind of escape you deserve. HomeAway has 293 beachside holiday homes to pick from. Want to try a different setting? See if any of our other properties catch your eye. Our range here includes:

  • 160 ocean-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 144 beach holiday accommodation options.
  • 120 beachfront holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Sunshine Beach?

Bid farewell to uninspiring hotel rooms. Our house holiday rentals offer a personal touch — and all the space you could possibly need! There are 665 houses currently available on HomeAway. Prices start at £41 a night. Or perhaps you'd prefer one of the area's other sought-after self-catering accommodation options, like:

  • Apartment: 466 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £40 per night.
  • Townhome: 74 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £45 per night.
  • Villa: 29 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £70 per night.

Can I stay in Sunshine Beach in a large group?

There's nothing more memorable than staying somewhere completely new with your friends and loved ones. And the great news is HomeAway has places suitable for big groups. 171 apartment holiday rentals are ready to be booked. Presently, they're the leading choice here for big groups. The lodging options that are suitable for large groups here include:

  • If yours is a party of 6, we've got 374 properties to rent suitable for that size. Stay a night for as little as £53.
  • Require a holiday property for 8 guests? We have 241 that will suit. Prices begin at just £75 per night.
  • Seeking out holiday rentals suitable for 10 people? You'll be pleased to know we have 99 that'll be ideal. You can secure one from just £84 per night.

Your whole squad will be well catered to when you organise your Sunshine Beach getaway through us!