Vacation rentals on the Sunshine Coast

Vacation rentals on the Sunshine Coast

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Highlights Sunshine Coast

  • Lush rainforest
  • Beautiful beaches
  • Exciting watersports
  • Land adventures

Best Vacation Rentals and Apartments in Sunshine Coast

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Log Cabin for 3 Guests in Maleny, Sunshine Coast
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Maleny, Sunshine Coast
Log Cabin • 3 Guests • 1 Bedroom
10.0
(24 reviews)
Relax and unwind in our rustic self-contained timber cottage which overlooks sprawling green hills good enough to roll down. Curl up next to the cosy fireplace, take a stroll down to the creek to spot platypus or simply sit on the deck and be captivated by the breathtaking sunsets.Our property borders Maleny Dairies, and is just one kilometre from the heart of Maleny. We are also close to many popular wedding reception venues.Guests are welcome to walk around the property. Activities include bird-watching amongst rainforest trees, spotting platypus at dawn and dusk and simply enjoying the p...
from CA$167 / night
Vacation Rental for 4 Guests in Caloundra, Sunshine Coast
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Caloundra, Sunshine Coast
Vacation Rental • 4 Guests • 2 Bedrooms
8.0
(15 reviews)
Located in the heart of Bulcock Beach this two bedroom apartment boasts magnificent and views over Bulcock Beach, Bribie Island and the Glasshouse mountains. Spacious, recently renovated and well furnished, this apartment provides the perfect family holiday location. Positioned across the road from picturesque Pumicestone Passage and parklands, 20 metres from restaurants, cafes, and shops, a short 2 minute stroll to the patrolled swimming beach and just around the corner from the Caloundra Cbd, you simply can't find a more convenient location.- Renovated 2 Bedroom Apartment- Located in the ...
from CA$185 / night
Log Cabin for 2 Guests in Sunshine Coast
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Sunshine Coast
Log Cabin • 2 Guests • 1 Bedroom
9.9
(27 reviews)
Oakey Creek Retreat is just for couples needing a break from there daily routines. A Very Romantic Private and Secluded Getaway just for you..It offers Water Views overlooking a beautiful damwith an abundance of wild life surrounding you.A bird watchers paradise This modern and very comfortable retreat has everything u need with all amenities provided.We are located just a few minutes from the main township of Kenilworth at Gheerulla and sits deep amongst the trees and forest on a private 31acre property where you will be able to sit and unwind in complete privacy.Smell the fresh country ai...
from CA$221 / night

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Prices and availability

Current Vacation rental prices Sunshine Coast

CA$558for 29 Jun - 6 Jul
CA$587 annual average
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Current vacation rental availability Sunshine Coast

22%for 29 Jun - 6 Jul
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Vacation rentals on the Sunshine Coast

Vacation rentals in the rainforest or on the coast

For vacation rentals on one of the most beautiful coastlines of Australia, look no further than the Sunshine Coast. Miles of pristine beaches with gorgeous vacation rentals await you, right next to the cosmopolitan, lively cities that dot the shoreline. Heading inland to the north you’ll quickly find yourself in magical rainforests, with wonderful vacation homes right within the forest depths. The plains to the south offer miles of green views and delightful Australian countryside for your easy-going relaxation and enjoyment.

Luxury rentals to enjoy the sunshine

Vacation rentals on the Sunshine Coast are jaw-droppingly beautiful. Luxury is the name of the game, with hot tubs, private swimming pools and loads of outdoor space a common feature of many of the vacation rentals here. Designed to ensure that you can enjoy the outdoors even when indoors, you’ll find large terraces and big windows framing the picturesque vista across the Sunshine Coast. Think outdoor barbeques and family fun at your fabulous Sunshine Coast vacation home!

Vacations on the Sunshine Coast

The area and getting around

A world-class destination for adventurous, outdoor vacations

The stunning natural beauty of the Sunshine Coast is on the east coast of Queensland, Australia, less than an hour and a half from the city of Brisbane. Here you’ll enjoy the very best of Australia’s exotic and scenic flora and fauna. Enjoy walking through rainforests? Head to Mapleton for soaring trees and an abundance of wildlife. Do crashing waterfalls make you happy? Check out Gardners Falls in Meleny. Prefer to surf it up, dude? Head to Noosa where you’ll be welcomed as a beginner or world class wave rider. If you like sunshine, the great outdoors and some of the most stunning natural regions on the planet you will fall in love with the Sunshine Coast.

A warm welcome around every corner

Well known for its hospitality, the people of the Sunshine Coast are there to make your vacation the trip of a lifetime. Generous and hospitable, you’ll be welcomed wherever you go. Whether you’re in the inviting restaurants or cafes, learning one of the many watersports available or visiting the local markets you’ll find the Australians to be friendly and helpful. If you visit the Sunshine Coast between March and July don’t miss the Currimundi Twilight Markets on the shores of Currimundi Lake. As well as many interesting stalls there’s live music and a unique and vibrant atmosphere.

Travellers and activities

Sunshine Coast for nature lovers

The Sunshine Coast is famous for its extraordinary natural landscapes and ocean treasures. Enjoy a visit to the Sea Life Aquarium, an exciting day out for young and old displaying much of the local sea-life without the need to get wet! Walk through a glass tunnel with sharks and rays slowly gliding overhead or laugh and cheer at the sea lion show. Explore the crystal-clear sea yourself on a paddle board – easily hired from many outlets along the coast or take a guided trek through the rainforests to the north and be embedded in nature’s bounty.

Sunshine Coast for beach lovers

Relax on soft, soft sand, listening to the sounds of waves gently lapping against the shore. Take time for yourself and enjoy your favourite book or sip a cocktail while taking in the beauty of your surroundings. Bulcock beach has a lovely promenade for a magical evening stroll, and Kings Beach has wonderful rock pools and a super safe seawater swimming pool. The Sunshine Coast: fantastic fun for all the family.

Don’t forget your cameras – The Glass Mountains behind the Sunshine Coast are a well-known UFO spotting site!

Top 5 travel tips in Sunshine Coast

1. Take a trip on the Rattler Tasting Train

Take a nostalgic journey through historic Queensland, learning about its modern and ancient delights on the way. At the end of the line watch with interest as the train turns on the vintage engine turntable.

2. Sample some local Sunshine Coast beers

Choose one of the guided tours of the best beers on the coast. You’ll learn more about how they are made as well as what gives each one its unique taste. Finally, you’ll be able to sample the wares (the best bit!) and have the chance to take some home.

3. Explore the ancient volcanoes at Glass House Mountains

Formed between 26-27 million years ago, the Glass House Mountains rise strikingly out of the plains of the Sunshine Coast. Check out, Mount Tibrogargan, which looks like a face looking over to the sea!

4. Spot the local sea life at Pumicestone Passage

A brilliant way to see some of Australia’s most interesting sea creatures. From here you may find dolphins or turtles, or fish for prawns and many fish species while enjoying the spectacular surroundings.

5. Treat the family to a day at The Ginger Factory

Free to enter, you’ll enjoy some unique shopping experiences plus a wonderful, covered playground, all encircled with acres of subtropical gardens. You’ll learn how ginger is grown and turned into treats and sweets and see bees making honey which you can sample and buy.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals and Apartments in Sunshine Coast

How much do you pay, on average, for vacation rentals on the Sunshine Coast?

With an average cost of CA$367.00 per night, the Sunshine Coast lies at the upper end of the price range for vacation rentals in Australia.

During which months can you find the best price for vacation rentals on the Sunshine Coast?

Travellers who want to save as much as possible visit the Sunshine Coast in November, February, and May, which are the months that offer the most discount, with average prices of CA$307.87, CA$310.42, and CA$320.89 per night, respectively, based on data collected in 2020.

When does the price of vacation rentals on the Sunshine Coast go up the most?

Following the data observed in 2020, costs per night for accommodation here are usually higher, on average, during the months of September (CA$452.29), August (CA$413.45), and July (CA$406.46).

Is the Sunshine Coast a good location for a last-minute getaway?

You should book your stay with plenty of time when visiting the Sunshine Coast, as only 15% of our accommodations are usually available throughout the year.

When are more vacation rentals available?

June, July and August are, in order of highest to lowest, the months offering the largest number of accommodations free, with respective average availability figures of 30.25%, 23%, and 20.4%.

When will it be harder to find an available vacation rental on the Sunshine Coast?

The months with the lowest properties available on the Sunshine Coast are, in order, December, January, and April with respective average availability figures of 5.75%, 6.4%, and 8%, based on data collected in 2020.

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