Destination guide

The friendly city of Sunset Beach awaits you

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Sunset Beach. Travellers especially like the restaurants, surfing and shopping in this walkable and welcoming city. RMS Queen Mary and Huntington State Beach are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Sunset Beach

Do you want to find things to do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Sunset Beach a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Knott's Berry Farm (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Disney California Adventure® Park (10.7 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Disneyland® (10.8 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Aquarium of the Pacific (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Medieval Times (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Discovery Science Center (12.3 mi / 19.7 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Sunset Beach

Travellers enjoy Sunset Beach for its surfing. If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, August, September, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 29°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Sunset Beach

Travellers love Sunset Beach for its breathtaking sunsets and beautiful ocean views. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Sunset Beach is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Huntington State Beach (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Bolsa Chica State Beach (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Huntington Central Park (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Shipley Nature Center (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Sunset Beach

The nearest airport is in Long Beach, CA (LGB-Long Beach Municipal), located 8.1 mi (13.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Fullerton, CA (FUL-Fullerton Municipal), which is 11.8 mi (18.9 km) away.

Where to stay near Sunset Beach?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,001 holiday rentals near Sunset Beach. From 570 Houses to 41 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Sunset Beach for a long holiday or a weekend break 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:

  • Southwest Anaheim: 452 holiday homes
  • Anaheim Resort: 419 holiday homes
  • Hermosa Village: 182 holiday homes
  • Airport Area: 46 holiday homes
  • Southeast Anaheim: 191 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:

  • Orange County Coast: 3,046 holiday rentals
  • Disneyland: 3,079 holiday rentals
  • Long Beach: 2,570 holiday rentals
  • Korean Bell of Friendship: 1,204 holiday rentals
  • Cabrillo Beach: 1,224 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 570 Houses in Sunset Beach. Our other popular types of Sunset Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 41 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 304 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 41 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Villas 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 80 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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