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 features

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)
How to get there

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.

How many vacation rentals are available around Sunset Beach?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,277 house rentals around Sunset Beach. From 162 Houses to 875 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Sunset Beach is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Sunset Beach:

  • Clearwater Beach: 852 vacation rentals
  • Isla del Sol: 319 vacation rentals
  • Pass-a-grille: 1,823 vacation rentals
  • Sand Key: 847 vacation rentals
  • Don Cesar: 281 vacation rentals

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

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

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

  • John's Pass Village & Boardwalk: 8,367 home rentals
  • Fairway Village Golf Course: 7,925 home rentals
  • Cove Cay Golf Club: 8,027 home rentals
  • Dunedin Stadium: 7,080 home rentals
  • Bardmoor Golf and Tennis Club: 7,649 home rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Sunset Beach?

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

  • Condos/Apartments: 875 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 65 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 65 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Sunset Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 958 vacation homes with pool available in Sunset Beach.

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