Destination guide

Explore Kings Beach in holiday homes to rent

With enchanting rock pools, gentle breaks and protected swimming areas, Kings Beach is a great place for a family holiday or couple’s retreat. While everything you need is within reach of holiday homes to rent, Kings Beach also serves as a base camp from which you can explore the beauty and wonder of the Sunshine Coast.

Things to do

What to do near Kings Beach holiday rentals

Kings Beach is filled with unique attractions to explore during your trip. Holiday homes are available near places like the Caloundra Street Fair, a shopping area with an array of interesting goods, and Currimundi Lake, a large lake with lush parkland and areas for outdoor recreation. You could also visit the Caloundra Lighthouses, a heritage-listed pair of lighthouses with sweeping views of the water, and Ben Bennett Botanical Park, a peaceful botanical garden with a variety of plants, trails and benches.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Kings Beach

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in town? You'll be sure to enjoy Kings Beach for its surfing and swimming. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Kings Beach a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Australia Zoo (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Caloundra Golf Club (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Pelican Waters Golf Club (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Aussie World (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Tanawha Valley Golf & Tennis (9.5 mi / 15.2 km)
Outdoor activities

Outdoor fun near Kings Beach holiday rentals

Kings Beach is a great spot for sunbathing and swimming on pristine beaches with child-safe rock pools and dramatic rock formations, but there’s so much more to the outdoors. You can catch a glimpse of native wildlife on rainforest trails in local parks, view colourful fish by snorkelling or diving and enjoy the coastal views on a scenic coastal walk, all within reach of your holiday accommodation.

Day trips

Best excursions near Kings Beach holiday rentals

Noosa Heads is a fun-filled place with many exciting attractions, all within reach of Kings Beach holiday rentals. Day trips to places like Noosa National Park, a sprawling parkland with a mountain summit walk, coastal trails and wildlife, and Noosa Main Beach, a wide, sandy beach with a nature reserve and gardens, are popular. You may also enjoy SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast Aquarium, a cheerful family-friendly aquarium with a range of exhibits and educational programs, and Big Pineapple, an iconic pineapple structure with steps to an observation deck and an on-site cafe.

Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Kings Beach

Travellers enjoy Kings Beach for its surfing. If warm-weather activities are high on your list, January, December, February and March are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 29°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Kings Beach

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 Kings Beach. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kings Beach (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Shelly Beach (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Bulcock Beach (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Moffat Beach (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Dickey Beach (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Kawana Beach (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
Beaches

Beach locales near Kings Beach holiday rentals

In addition to its namesake beach with a lively atmosphere and rock pools, Kings Beach holiday homes are available near several gorgeous beaches to enjoy a day of sun and surf. Bulcock Beach, a popular beach with a low-tide splash pool, crystal-blue waters, a boardwalk and nearby cafes, and Happy Valley, a beach park with a playground, tables, barbecue areas and picnic areas, are 2 highlights. You may also enjoy Dicky Beach, a serene beach with calm surf and beautiful sunset views, and Shelly Beach, a golden-sand beach with turquoise waters and rough surf ideal for water sports.

How to get there

Travelling to and around Kings Beach

The nearest airport is in Maroochydore, QLD (MCY-Sunshine Coast), located 14 mi (22.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Brisbane, QLD (BNE), which is 40.4 mi (65 km) away.

Food & drink 

Regional cuisine in Kings Beach

Kings Beach has numerous seaside restaurants and cafes near holiday homes that share the culinary culture of Queensland. Fresh seafood, such as mud crabs, sea scallops, red snapper and barramundi, combine with juicy tropical fruits like pineapple, strawberries and bananas for a unique flavour. Fine wines, artisan brews and distilleries also produce perfect complements for the meal.

Family friendly

Family fun near Kings Beach holiday homes

If you’re travelling with the family, you can find numerous kid-friendly attractions near your holiday accommodation in Kings Beach. The Queensland Air Museum, an Australian aircraft museum with history exhibits and a collection of restored historic planes, and the Australia Zoo, a conservation centre with exotic and native animal species, are 2 highlights for kids. You could also explore the Glass House Mountains, a picturesque set of peaks among the verdant forest with hiking trails, and Pumicestone Passage, a narrow waterway that’s popular for fishing, kayaking and other water sports.

Where to stay near Kings Beach?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 567 holiday rentals near Kings Beach. From 207 Houses to 323 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 Kings Beach is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Coolum Beach: 1,648 holiday rentals
  • Point Cartwright: 1,360 holiday rentals
  • Bulcock Beach: 1,131 holiday rentals
  • Mooloolaba Beach: 1,355 holiday rentals
  • Moffat Beach: 1,046 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 207 Houses in Kings Beach. Our other popular types of Kings Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 323 holiday houses
  • Villas: 2 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 3 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Kings Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 349 holiday homes with pool available in Kings Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.