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

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)
Weather

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 highlights

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.

Where to stay near Sunset Beach?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,857 holiday rentals near Sunset Beach. From 1,122 Houses to 46 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:

  • Sea Trail: 171 holiday homes
  • Ocean Grove: 596 holiday homes
  • Long Beach: 1,032 holiday homes
  • Grande Dunes: 30 holiday homes
  • Windy Hill: 4,020 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:

  • Oyster Bay Golf Club: 7,364 holiday rentals
  • Sandpiper Bay Golf Course: 6,657 holiday rentals
  • Ingram Planetarium: 6,666 holiday rentals
  • Rees Jones Golf Course: 7,071 holiday rentals
  • Thistle Golf Club: 7,247 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 1,122 Houses in Sunset Beach. Our other popular types of Sunset Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 46 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 2,389 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 46 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 3,099 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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