Destination guide

Take in the picturesque beauty of Sunset Beach

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Sunset Beach. This scenic and relaxing city entices travelers with its bird watching and dolphin watching. Salvador Dali Museum and Tropicana Field are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Sunset Beach

Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Sunset Beach has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • The Pier (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Treasure Bay Golf and Tennis (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Alligator Attraction (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Tides Golf Club (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Renaissance Vinoy Golf Club (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Sunset Beach

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 91°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Sunset Beach

Travelers appreciate the breathtaking sunsets and pristine beaches, which is just a taste of what Sunset Beach has to offer. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Sunset Beach. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sunken Gardens (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Fort De Soto Park (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Sand Key Park (15.2 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Upham Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Sunset Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • John's Pass and Village Boardwalk (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
Transport

Transportation to and around Sunset Beach

Fly into St. Petersburg, FL (SPG-Albert Whitted), the closest airport, located 7.9 mi (12.7 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into St. Petersburg, FL (PIE-St. Petersburg-Clearwater Intl.), which is 11.8 mi (19 km) away.

Where to stay around Sunset Beach?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,265 holiday lettings near Sunset Beach. From 162 Houses to 869 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Sunset Beach area.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Sunset Beach?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Sunset Beach:

  • Jungle Terrace: 59 holiday homes
  • Clearwater Beach: 929 holiday homes
  • United Central: 36 holiday homes
  • North East Park: 25 holiday homes
  • Magnolia Heights: 18 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Sunset Beach?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Sunset Beach. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Congo River Golf - Clearwater: 8,110 holiday lettings
  • Florida Botanical Gardens: 7,584 holiday lettings
  • Picnic Island Park: 7,958 holiday lettings
  • Demens Landing Park: 9,222 holiday lettings
  • Ruth Eckerd Hall: 8,122 holiday lettings

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

Can I rent Houses in Sunset Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 162 Houses in Sunset Beach. Our other popular types of Sunset Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 869 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 65 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 65 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Sunset Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 955 holiday homes with pool available in Sunset Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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