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Top-rated vacation rentals in Sunshine Coast

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Apartment · Coolum Beach
Coolum Beachfront Studio, Heated Pool & Spa
Bring your surfboard! Listen to the sound of waves crashing from this absolute beachfront resort, featuring heated pool, spa, sauna, BBQ area, restaurant & free parking. Right across the road from the patrolled surf beach with sea glimpses from the little deck, this self-contained studio room is perfect for couples to enjoy all Coolum Beach has to offer. Easy access to shops & eateries and just 350ft from the Surf Club! High standard of cleaning & everything you need for a perfect beach getaway.
Nov 6 – 13
$72 per night
Apartment · Alexandra Headland
Beachside Unit with Private Courtyard
**Please Read** Due to roof repairs (4th floor) some scaffolding has had to be placed in the courtyard Oct-Nov. More info in the ‘The Space’ section of the listing. Located opposite the Alexandra Heads Surf Club in the Breakfree Resort this unit is one of few with it’s own ground level private courtyard and side street private access. Enjoy walking out the side gate and directly accross to the beautiful Alex Heads beach or along the front strip for cafes and restaurants.
Oct 21 – 28
$72 per night
Private room · Bli Bli
Beautiful Bli Bli
Modern duplex full of light. Quiet area with easy access to Maroochy and the coast. Please note Google maps stops at the first roundabout on Cutters. Just continue straight on and 28 is on the right. Apple map is correct.
Nov 16 – 23
$36 per night

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Stay near Sunshine Coast's top sights

Photo of Noosa Marina
Noosa Marina49 locals recommend
Photo of Drift Bar
Drift Bar26 locals recommend
Photo of Mooloolaba Spit Beach
Mooloolaba Spit Beach10 locals recommend
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Scuba World6 locals recommend
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Kawana Shoppingworld50 locals recommend
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Point Cartwright Beach5 locals recommend

Sunshine Coast cottage rentals

Cottage · Noosa Hinterland (Cooroy)
Private Noosa Hinterland cabin (pet friendly)
Mar 24 – 31
$87 per night
Private room · Buddina
Poolside room -3mins walk from Beach
Nov 5 – 12
$31 per night
Cottage · Chevallum
Campbell Cottage in a secluded garden setting
Feb 27 – Mar 6
$77 per night
Cottage · Mooloolaba
The Palm House - Relaxed Coastal Beach Abode
May 23 – 30
$171 per night
Private room · Diddillibah
Cabin by the River, Bed & Breakfast
Sep 19 – 26
$31 per night
Cottage · Cooloolabin
❤️Private Rainforest Cottage within reach of beach
Feb 15 – 22
$94 per night
Cottage · Palmwoods
Into the Woods @ Palmwoods
Feb 12 – 19
$127 per night
Cottage · Peregian Beach
Lake Weyba Cottage Noosa Spring has Sprung,
Apr 19 – 26
$255 per night
Cottage · Valdora
Treehaus: Luxe Sunny Coast Private Bush Retreat.
Aug 18 – 25
$146 per night
Cottage · Coolum Beach
Pandanus Spa Cottage for Couples
Aug 1 – 8
$179 per night
Cottage · Maroochydore
Sunny Coast Cottage 2BR Walk to River Shops Beach
Mar 12 – 19
$101 per night
Cottage · Mons
Peaceful cottage in the tree tops awaits.
Jan 12 – 19
$113 per night

Sunshine Coast cabin rentals

Cabin · Obi Obi
Luxury Cabin at Round Hill Retreat
Jun 29 – Jul 6
$297 per night
Cabin · Maleny
Hidden Valley Cabin
Feb 20 – 27
$75 per night
Cabin · Booroobin
The Refuge - Bush view
Dec 11 – 18
$156 per night
Cabin · Sunshine Coast
The Aviary~golfers dream ~heart of coast location
Mar 11 – 18
$80 per night
Cabin · Valdora
Dream - Pine Cabin - Heart of the Sunshine Coast
Oct 22 – 29
$86 per night
Cabin · Booroobin
Studio@Mimburi. Eco-luxe studio and amazing views!
Mar 10 – 17
$102 per night
Cabin · Eudlo
Otium Den
Nov 19 – 26
$63 per night
Cabin · Eumundi
Stringybark Cottage Gardens Eumundi Doonan Noosa
Jan 2 – 9
$107 per night
Cabin · Crohamhurst
Wild Duck Farm - The Cabin
Apr 11 – 18
$181 per night
Cabin · Gheerulla
Oakey Creek Private Retreat Kenilworth
May 22 – 29
$105 per night
Cabin · Tinbeerwah
Treetops Noosa - Studio with ocean views
Dec 7 – 14
$157 per night
Cabin · Yaroomba
Rainforest Cabin, pool & close to beach
Apr 10 – 17
$77 per night

Sunshine Coast house rentals

Home · Marcoola
Newly renovated 1970's house. Dog/kid friendly.
May 31 – Jun 7
$112 per night
Private room · Little Mountain
Quiet, relaxing home to stay in Caloundra
Jun 7 – 14
$40 per night
Home · Mooloolaba
The Salty Palm - Coastal Beach Abode Mooloolaba
May 27 – Jun 3
$223 per night
Private room · Maroochydore
Great location, close to river, beach and shops.
Nov 3 – 10
$39 per night
Home · Peregian Beach
The Boardwalk @ Peregian Beach
May 11 – 18
$77 per night
Home · Marcoola
Gorgeous 5 bedroom beach house. Dog/Kid Friendly.
Feb 22 – Mar 1
$188 per night
Private room · Maroochydore
Peaceful room in the heart of the Sunshine Coast
Oct 21 – 28
$38 per night
Private room · Moffat Beach
BB's Beach Retreat
Mar 28 – Apr 4
$57 per night
Private room · Mudjimba
Stylish Beach Front Guest Suite with Designer Touches
Sep 11 – 18
$58 per night
Home · Doonan
Mabel. A perfectly formed Noosa Hinterland gem
Nov 12 – 19
$311 per night
Private room · Maroochydore
Chilled, Spacious Sunny Coast House
Oct 27 – Nov 3
$52 per night
Home · Alexandra Headland
Alex Head - 3 Bed, 2 Bath, House with A/C & Views
Nov 13 – 20
$79 per night

Your guide to Sunshine Coast

All About the Sunshine Coast

Less than 90 minutes north of Brisbane, Australia’s Sunshine Coast is a 40-miles stretch of sparkling beaches, majestic mountains, and lush rainforest interspersed with some of Queensland’s most charming towns and villages. Start in Caloundra, where you can spend your day swimming in one of the golden beaches or roaming dozens of vendor stalls at the Caloundra Street Fair. Mooloolaba's protected beach is perfect for fishing while the busy wharf draws revelers to its lively restaurants and bars. Surfers come from all over to explore the region’s legendary breaks, from the easy-riding sets off of Coolum Beach to the gnarly cyclone swells at Noosa Heads.

And not all of the excitement on the Sunshine Coast happens on the water. Hiking the volcanic hills of the Glass House Mountains, gallery hopping in the town of Eumundi, and spying macaws and parrots in Maleny are just some of the highlights of the hinterlands.

When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Sunshine Coast?

Queensland's climate is subtropical, so most of the year experiences temperate weather, with hot summers and mild, wet winters. Since Australia is in the southern hemisphere, summers run from December to February and winters from May to August. The summers are great for enjoying the beach and other water-based activities. Winters require a jacket and a waterproof layer, but this time of year is great for exploring the hinterlands of the Sunshine Coast. It's a climate that favors a year-round outdoor lifestyle, so anytime is a good time to book a Sunshine Coast cabin rental.

There are a variety of events that occur here throughout the year, like the Mooloolaba Sunset Markets, which take place on the first and third Saturdays of July and August, and Caloundra’s Christmas market, known as Twilight Markets.

What are the top things to do in Sunshine Coast?

Noosa National Park

This national park lies just over a mile east of the town of Noosa Heads. Follow the six-mile coastal walk for outstanding views of the headlands jutting into the ocean. The path is wheelchair accessible as far as Dolphin Point, where you may catch a glimpse of dolphins leaping out of the water. Continue on to Hell's Gate, the pinnacle of the trail and you’ll be rewarded with 270-degree coastal views of steep cliffs that rise from the deep blue water. Keep your eyes open and try to spot koalas in the eucalyptus trees here.

Mooloolaba Beach

There are dozens of beautiful beaches on the Sunshine Coast, but Mooloolaba Beach might just take the cake. The white-sand-meets-impossibly-blue-water aesthetic is enhanced by its versatility. There are sections for swimming, surfing, and fishing — and should you have a hankering for a snack, the adjacent esplanade is full of restaurants, cafes, and bars. In winter, post up at one of the many seaside patios to watch humpback whales.

Eumundi Markets

This hinterland village lies about 15 miles west of Noosa Heads and boasts some of the best artisan markets in Australia. Held every Wednesday and Saturday, you’ll find homemade arts and crafts, clothing, homewares, skincare, produce, and street food from over 100 vendors.

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