Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Sunshine Coast

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Sunshine Coast. This romantic city is known for its restaurants, shopping and surfing. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Sunshine Coast

Are you searching for things to do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Sunshine Coast a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Australia Zoo (27.7 mi / 44.6 km)
  • Tewantin Noosa Golf Club (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Lake Weyba (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Peregian Golf Course (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Cooroy Golf Club (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Hastings Street (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Sunshine Coast

Travellers speak highly of Sunshine Coast for its surfing. If you're planning a holiday around the weather, December, January, February and March are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 27°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Sunshine Coast

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Sunshine Coast is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lake Weyba (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Noosa Botanic Gardens (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Noosa Beach (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Noosa National Park (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Ed Webb Park (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Coolum Beach (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Sunshine Coast

The nearest airport is in Maroochydore, QLD (MCY-Sunshine Coast), located 12.8 mi (20.6 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer to travel by train, Cooroy Station, Yandina Station and Pomona Station are the main stations in the area.

How many holiday rentals are available around Sunshine Coast?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,358 holiday lettings around Sunshine Coast. From 1,161 houses to 71 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 a seaside property in Sunshine Coast?

Oh I do like to be beside the seaside... said everyone ever. Find the ideal home away from home for the whole gang and you'll be well on your way to beachy bliss! HomeAway has 506 beachside holiday homes. Open to more ideas? HomeAway is brimming with other rental options to investigate, including:

  • 283 beachfront holiday accommodation options.
  • 253 ocean-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 248 beach holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Sunshine Coast?

If you're looking for a home away from home this trip, renting a whole house is a terrific idea. You'll have plenty of space for all your holiday activities. There are 1,170 houses available on HomeAway. Prices begin at £41 per night. If that doesn't fit with your posse's taste, we have a range of other self-catering accommodation options available, such as:

  • Apartment: 1,055 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £37 per night.
  • Townhome: 95 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £45 per night.
  • Cottage: 66 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £60 per night.

Can I stay in Sunshine Coast in a large group?

It can be hard finding time to catch up with close friends and family. A group getaway is a great way to get together. If you were planning to kick back under the same roof, HomeAway has places for you. The leading option for larger groups here are apartment holiday rentals, and we have 337 currently listed. The rental property options that can provide for large groups here include:

  • Are you on the hunt for rentals that can sleep 6 holiday makers? We have 672 that will fit the bill. Prices start from £52 per night.
  • If you've got 8 in your family, you'll be delighted to find out that there are 393 rental properties suitable. Prices begin at just £51 a night.
  • On a trip away with a group of 5? We offer 260 rental accommodation that fit the bill. Prices begin at just £40 a night.

You and all your mates will be in good hands when you plan your Sunshine Coast getaway with us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Sunshine Coast?

Those narrow hotel hallways are no place to spend those precious holiday moments! Uncover our thrifty holiday rentals today and ensure everyone in your group has enough room to move. Securing a holiday rental in or around Redcliffe is an easy way to avoid breaking the bank. We have 38 options and the average cost is £125 a night.

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