Where to stay around Sunshine Coast?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,318 holiday lettings near Sunshine Coast. From 1,040 apartments to 1,031 houses, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Sunshine Coast area.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Sunshine Coast?

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

  • Noosa Beach: 1,395 holiday lettings
  • Australia Zoo: 1,057 holiday lettings
  • Mooloolaba Beach: 1,663 holiday lettings
  • Sunshine Coast Hinterland Great Walk: 1,228 holiday lettings
  • Sunshine Beach Village Shops: 1,607 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Sunshine Coast 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 apartments in Sunshine Coast?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,040 apartments in Sunshine Coast. Our other popular types of Sunshine Coast holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 1,031 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 40 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 35 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Sunshine Coast?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,458 holiday homes with pool available in Sunshine Coast. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a holiday house or apartment on the Sunshine Coast, Australia your home away from home

    The Sunshine Coast, or as it is fondly known, the Sunny Coast, is not just one beachside destination but a diverse array of places including mountain towns in the Blackall Ranges. This means that a self-catering holiday rental in the Sunshine Coast area offers a vast choice of activities and outings. First and foremost there’s the beaches, everything from laze and relax to surfing, water-skiing to Sky Diving. Add to that the mountains, forests, rainforests, and national parks and there is plenty to enthral every one of all ages.

    Things to do on the Sunshine Coast, Australia

    If you want to surf then head for Noosa, the best surfing beach in the area. It doesn’t matter if you’ve never surfed before because there are plenty of experts there ready to teach. Also available from Noosa while staying in a Sunshine coast holiday apartment is deep sea fishing. In complete contrast, and possibly even more adventurous, there is Glasshouse Mountain just waiting to be climbed.

    If you like nature and walking then head to Kondalilla National Park from you Sunshine Coast holiday house where it is possible to make a day of it with subtropical rainforest, tall forest, waterfalls, three walking trails, picnic and barbecue facilities, look-outs and creeks. If this is your interest there are also Beerburrum and Beerwah State Forests and Reserves and Kenilworth State Forest.

    Other family attractions in the area of Sunshine Coast holiday accommodation are Australia Zoo, run by the relatives of the late crocodile specialist, Steve Irwin; Aussie World, a fun park with rides for all the family in Palmview; Buderim Ginger Factory in Yandina where you can take the Ginger Cane Train through the rainforest and for a little more excitement there are great Go-karting facilities in Landsborough as well as tandem skydiving with the Sunshine Coast Skydivers.

    Places to visit on Sunshine Coast, Australia

    Probably the best places to visit, while staying in a holiday apartment on the Sunshine Coast, are the beaches. There are plenty of them with everything from family friendly, gentle sloping sands to lively seaside resorts with beach games and water sports. Instead of taking a picnic or going to a restaurant, do what the local do and use the public barbecues, they are found on most beaches, and cook your own food. If you want to get away from the beach for a bit then visit the mountain towns of Montville and Maleny or have a few rounds of golf or games of tennis, both readily available.

    Cheap Flights to the Sunshine Coast, Australia

    The best airport for accessing Sunshine Coast self-catering houses and apartments is Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY) which has connecting flights from all major Australian cities. Flights to Australia leave from all the major UK airports including Manchester (MAN) and London-Heathrow (LHR). Innumerable airlines head to the Sunshine Coast including Qantas, Emirates, British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and more.

    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.

    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)