Destination guide

Charming Caloundra will entice you

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Caloundra. This city is romantic and walkable, recognized for its shopping, restaurants and water park. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Caloundra

Do you want to discover things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Caloundra a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Australia Zoo (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Caloundra Golf Club (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Pelican Waters Golf Club (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Aussie World (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Tanawha Valley Golf & Tennis (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Caloundra

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, February, January, December and March are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 84°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Caloundra

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

  • Bulcock Beach (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Kings Beach (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Shelly Beach (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Moffat Beach (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Dickey Beach (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Kawana Beach (7 mi / 11.2 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Caloundra

The nearest airport is in Maroochydore, QLD (MCY-Sunshine Coast), located 14 mi (22.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Brisbane, QLD (BNE), which is 40.2 mi (64.6 km) away.

Where to stay near Caloundra?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 830 house rentals near Caloundra. From 292 Houses to 490 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Caloundra for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Caloundra?

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

  • Caloundra Events Center: 1,320 home rentals
  • Bulcock Beach: 1,319 home rentals
  • Tanawha Valley Golf & Tennis: 1,411 home rentals
  • Mooloolaba Beach: 1,621 home rentals
  • Australia Zoo: 1,075 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Caloundra listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Caloundra?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 292 Houses in Caloundra. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Caloundra include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 490 lodging choices
  • Townhouses: 12 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 4 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Caloundra?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 530 vacation homes with pool available in Caloundra.