Destination guide

Travel to beautiful Sunshine Coast

The gardens and glaciers create a pretty picture of Sunshine Coast. Travelers to this scenic city praise the camping, kayaking and canoeing. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Sunshine Coast

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the area? You'll be sure to enjoy Sunshine Coast for its camping and kayaking. Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Sunshine Coast a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Spipiyus Provincial Park (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Pender Harbour Golf Club (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Garden Bay Marine Provincial Park (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Baker Beach Park (18.9 mi / 30.4 km)
  • Sechelt Golf and Country Club (21.9 mi / 35.2 km)
  • Chapman Creek Hatchery (25.1 mi / 40.4 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Sunshine Coast

Travelers enjoy Sunshine Coast for its kayaking. If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 72°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Sunshine Coast

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Sunshine Coast is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sechelt Inlets Marine Provincial Park (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Skookumchuck Narrows Provincial Park (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Iris Griffith Wetlands (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • Spipiyus Provincial Park (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Tetrahedron Provincial Park (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Garden Bay Marine Provincial Park (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Sunshine Coast

The nearest airport is in Pender Harbour, BC (YPT-Pender Harbour Waterdrome), located 17.6 mi (28.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Powell River, BC (YPW), which is 33.2 mi (53.5 km) away.

Where to stay near Sunshine Coast Regional District?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 382 house rentals near Sunshine Coast Regional District. From 208 Houses to 81 Cabins, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Sunshine Coast Regional District area.

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

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Sunshine Coast Regional District. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Sechelt: 249 vacation rentals
  • Gibsons: 221 vacation rentals
  • Halfmoon Bay: 174 vacation rentals
  • Roberts Creek: 167 vacation rentals
  • West Sechelt: 22 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Sunshine Coast Regional District! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Sunshine Coast Regional District?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Sunshine Coast Regional District:

  • Sechelt: 249 rentals
  • Gibsons: 221 rentals
  • Halfmoon Bay: 174 rentals
  • Roberts Creek: 167 rentals
  • Garden Bay: 73 rentals

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

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when travelling by plane to Sunshine Coast Regional District?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of lodging choices in Sunshine Coast Regional District are:

  • Pender Harbour Water Aerodrome Airport (YPT): 170 home rentals
  • Sechelt Aerodrome Airport (YHS): 260 home rentals
  • Vancouver International Airport (YVR): 1,315 home rentals

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holiday in Sunshine Coast Regional District?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Sunshine Coast Regional District. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Spipiyus Provincial Park: 196 vacation homes
  • Sunshine Coast Museum and Archives: 626 vacation homes
  • Sechelt Visitor Centre: 266 vacation homes
  • Langdale Ferry Terminal: 626 vacation homes
  • Party Ponies and Farm Ventures: 268 vacation homes

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

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