Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Sunset Beach

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Sunset Beach. This scenic city is known for its golfing, bird watching and surfing. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Sunset Beach

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in the area? You'll be sure to enjoy Sunset Beach for its golfing and hiking. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Sunset Beach a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Oyster Bay Golf Club (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • The Pearl Golf Links (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Sandpiper Bay Golf Course (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Inlet Point Plantation (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Leopard's Chase Golf Club (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Panther's Run Golf Links (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Sunset Beach

If you're planning a holiday around the weather, July, June, August and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 30°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Sunset Beach

Sunset Beach is famous for its pristine beaches, breathtaking sunsets and beautiful ocean views. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Sunset Beach is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ocean Isle Beach (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Russell Burgess Coastal Preserve (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Cherry Grove Oceanfront Park (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • McLean Park (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Holden Beach (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Sunset Beach

The nearest airport is in North Myrtle Beach, SC (CRE-Grand Strand), located 13 mi (20.8 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Myrtle Beach, SC (MYR), which is 27.1 mi (43.7 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Sunset Beach?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,780 holiday lettings around Sunset Beach. From 2,193 flats & apartments to 136 villas, 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 oceanfront property in Sunset Beach?

Crystalline waters, golden sands and cloudless skies as your canvas. If that's your ideal getaway, now's your opportunity to totally bliss out. There are 1,209 beachside getaway homes to select from. Open to more suggestions? HomeAway has oodles more rental options to search through, including:

  • 1,019 ocean-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 891 beach-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 887 beachfront holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a condo in Sunset Beach?

A condo is a great option if you're the kind of person who likes having room to spread out. With all the conveniences of home, it'll provide the perfect chill-out zone after a long day of sightseeing. In this destination, HomeAway has 2,204 to choose from. Book now and you could spend as little as £42 a night. Or perhaps you'd prefer one of the area's other sought-after self-catering accommodation options, like:

  • House: 1,137 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £32 per night.
  • Villa: 147 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £46 per night.
  • Studio: 101 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £95 per night.

Can I stay in Sunset Beach in a large group?

Whether you're hitting the road on a break with the family or spending a week away with your old school crew, it's a whole lot of fun hanging out under the same roof! The great news is that HomeAway has places to suit. Currently, condo holiday rentals are popular for large groups of visitors here, and we have 598 featured on our database. The lodging options that are perfect for large numbers in this area include:

  • Looking for places that can hold 8 holiday makers? We have 828 that will suit. The prices start from £54 per night.
  • Need a holiday rental for 6 guests? We have 785 that will suit. You can get one for as low as £46 a night.
  • Looking for holiday rentals catering to 10 guests? You'll be thrilled to discover we have 641 that'll be ideal. You can book one from just £77 per night.

You and your posse will be more than satisfied when you arrange your Sunset Beach travels with us!

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