Destination guide

The friendly city of Sunset Beach awaits you

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Sunset Beach. Travelers like the restaurants, surfing and shopping in this walkable and welcoming city. RMS Queen Mary and Huntington State Beach are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Sunset Beach

Do you want to find things to do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Sunset Beach a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Knott's Berry Farm (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Disney California Adventure® Park (10.7 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Disneyland® (10.8 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Aquarium of the Pacific (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Medieval Times (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Discovery Science Center (12.3 mi / 19.7 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Sunset Beach

Travelers enjoy Sunset Beach for its surfing. If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, August, September, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 84°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Sunset Beach

Travelers love Sunset Beach for its breathtaking sunsets and beautiful ocean views. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Sunset Beach is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Huntington State Beach (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Bolsa Chica State Beach (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Huntington Central Park (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Shipley Nature Center (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
Transport

Transportation to and around Sunset Beach

The nearest airport is in Long Beach, CA (LGB-Long Beach Municipal), located 8.1 mi (13.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Fullerton, CA (FUL-Fullerton Municipal), which is 11.8 mi (18.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Sunset Beach?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 952 holiday lettings near Sunset Beach. From 548 Houses to 274 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:

  • Airport Area: 60 holiday homes
  • Balboa Peninsula: 795 holiday homes
  • Southwest Anaheim: 392 holiday homes
  • Irvine Business Complex: 64 holiday homes
  • Northwest Anaheim: 93 holiday homes

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

Can I rent Houses in Sunset Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 548 Houses in Sunset Beach. Our other popular types of Sunset Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 274 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 43 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 43 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Villas 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 76 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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