Destination guide

Enjoy the glamour of Sunshine Coast with cabin rentals

With its charming villages, renowned beaches and picturesque hinterland, Sunshine Coast is ideal for cabins in Gold Coast. There’s something for everyone here, whether you want to shop in trendy boutiques and dine in fine restaurants or you’d rather spend your days exploring the wilderness and lounging on the sand. For nightlife, you can find an array of bars and pubs near the beach, giving you spectacular sunset views over the water as you enjoy a few cocktails and live music. Whatever you choose to do, Sunshine Coast cabins put you within reach of all this vibrant region has to offer.

Things to do

Tourist attractions near Sunshine Coast holiday rentals

Animal lovers of all ages will find something to love about Australia Zoo, once owned by the legendary "Crocodile Hunter", Steve Irwin. Here, you can get up close with over 1,000 animals on 40 sprawling, leafy hectares of space. And if that's not enough, you can head to Sea Life Sunshine Coast, a 1-stop marine life shop where you'll find live animal shows, a wildlife sanctuary and an aquarium. Feeling outdoorsy? At Noosa National Park, you'll find walking and hiking paths, as well as a wide array of plant and animal life.


What to do near Sunshine Coast holiday homes

Looking to hang 10? Look no further – a number of Sunshine Coast vacation rentals offer easy access to some of the area's best surfing beaches. The scenic Double Island Point, with its historic 19th-century lighthouse, is a popular surf destination. For a more low-key waterfront experience, head to Noosa Main Beach, a wide stretch of coastline whose calm waters and fine sand make it a big hit with visitors. After that, it's time for a snorkelling excursion, whale-watching tour or jetski adventure, or you can hit the hiking trails in 1 of the area's numerous national parks.


Climate during your stay in Sunshine Coast holiday homes

Like most of the region, the Sunshine Coast has a humid subtropical climate, with warm-to-hot summers, cooler winters and plenty of rainfall all year round. Summertime highs regularly average 29 degrees in January and February, though temperatures can sometimes climb to 40 and above. Winters are milder, with average temps ranging from 10 to 22 degrees between June and August. Though rain is common throughout the year, the months between December and June are generally the wettest. The area gets hopping in the summertime, and you'll usually find the lowest prices on Sunshine Coast vacation rentals during the cooler winter months.


Best beaches near Sunshine Coast holiday rentals

As the name suggests, the Sunshine Coast boasts beautiful, sun-drenched beaches for sunbathing and swimming. Holiday rentals are available near places like Sunshine Beach, a coastal suburb with long stretches of white sand and crystal-blue waters, and Kings Beach, a seaside area with pristine beaches and excellent surf breaks. You’ll also like Mooloolaba Beach, a sandy beach area with open-air restaurants and bars.

Good for couples

Romantic holiday homes in Sunshine Coast

Sunshine Coast boasts an array of idyllic locations for a couple’s retreat. Holiday homes can be found near places like Mount Coolum National Park, a nature park with walking trails to the summit for sweeping coastal views, and the Pumicestone Passage, a narrow waterway with opportunities to kayak and spot wild dolphins. You’ll also like Buderim Forest Park, a secluded parkland with walking trails to a hidden waterfall in the rainforest.

Where to stay near Sunshine Coast?

Our 2021 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,075 holiday rentals near Sunshine Coast. From 1,204 Houses to 781 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 Sunshine Coast is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Sunshine Coast?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Sunshine Coast. From travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Sunshine Coast Hinterland: 1,689 holiday rentals
  • Little Cove Beach: 906 holiday rentals
  • Sunshine Coast Waterfront: 1,939 holiday rentals
  • Kawana Waters: 732 holiday rentals
  • Queensland Islands: 1,022 holiday rentals offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Sunshine Coast! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Sunshine Coast?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Sunshine Coast are:

  • Noosa, QLD (NSA): 1,403 holiday houses
  • Caloundra, QLD (CUD): 1,077 holiday houses
  • Maroochydore, QLD (MCY-Sunshine Coast): 1,878 holiday houses

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Sunshine Coast? offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Sunshine Coast. From travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Glasshouse Mountains National Park: 844 holiday rentals
  • Kondalilla National Park: 748 holiday rentals
  • Mooloolaba Esplanade: 1,507 holiday rentals
  • Peregian Golf Course: 1,493 holiday rentals
  • Mount Coolum National Park: 1,890 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Sunshine Coast listed on where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.