Destination guide

Take in the picturesque beauty of Sunset Beach

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Sunset Beach. This scenic and relaxing city entices travellers with its bird watching and dolphin watching. Salvador Dali Museum and Tropicana Field are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Sunset Beach

Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Sunset Beach has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • The Pier (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Treasure Bay Golf and Tennis (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Alligator Attraction (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Tides Golf Club (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Renaissance Vinoy Golf Club (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Sunset Beach

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 33°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Sunset Beach

Travellers appreciate the breathtaking sunsets and pristine beaches, which is just a taste of what Sunset Beach has to offer. 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 Sunset Beach. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sunken Gardens (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Fort De Soto Park (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Sand Key Park (15.2 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Upham Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Sunset Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • John's Pass and Village Boardwalk (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Sunset Beach

Fly into St. Petersburg, FL (SPG-Albert Whitted), the closest airport, located 7.9 mi (12.7 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 (PIE-St. Petersburg-Clearwater Intl.), which is 11.8 mi (19 km) away.

Where to stay near Sunset Beach?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,137 holiday rentals near Sunset Beach. From 109 Houses to 867 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Sunset Beach is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Sunset Beach?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Sunset Beach:

  • Clearwater Beach: 1,026 holiday homes
  • Isla del Sol: 279 holiday homes
  • Broadwater: 74 holiday homes
  • Northwest Tampa: 732 holiday homes
  • Bayshore Gardens: 29 holiday homes

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

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

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

  • John's Pass Village & Boardwalk: 8,017 holiday rentals
  • Merry Pier: 9,048 holiday rentals
  • Salvador Dali Museum: 8,729 holiday rentals
  • Jack Russell Stadium: 7,350 holiday rentals
  • Congo River Golf - Clearwater: 7,658 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Sunset Beach 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 Sunset Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 109 Houses in Sunset Beach. Our other popular types of Sunset Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 867 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 66 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 66 holiday houses

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 Sunset Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 866 holiday homes with pool available in Sunset Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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