Discover a selection of 3,500 vacation rentals in Sun City, AZ that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and WiFi. Prices start at $65 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Sun City. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

The desert setting of Sun City is ready to explore

The desert and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Sun City. This city's restaurants, shopping and sporting events draw many visitors. State Farm Stadium and Phoenix Convention Center are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Things to do

Attractions to suit every taste in Sun City

From rock and roll renditions to nostalgic tributes, residents and guests can enjoy a variety of concerts and performances at the Sundial Recreation Center and the Sun Bowl, the latter an open-air amphitheater open for business each spring and fall. And if you’ve brought a furry friend with you, the Duffeeland Dog Park means that there’s a special spot just for them. Don’t forget, too, that even though it’s unlikely that you’ll find yourself short of something to do here, Sun City vacation rentals are just a short jaunt away from area attractions such as the Heard Museum and the Desert Botanical Garden.

Activities

Endless activities in Sun City

With 7 recreation centers, 2 bowling centers, and no fewer than 8 golf courses within a few miles of each other, not to mention more than 120 special interest clubs catering to a wide variety of tastes, feeling bored or lonely in Sun City is simply not an option. You’ll gather together with new friends to enjoy everything from crafting and performing arts to board games and photography to swimming and yoga. The only problem you might have is deciding which activity to do next. Non-residents can find out what’s on by stopping by the Sun City AZ Visitor Center and join in the fun thanks to short-term or annual Privilege cards.

Weather

Enjoy winter escapes in Sun City

The friendly folks at Sun City will welcome you with open arms at any time of the year, but most short-term guests choose to travel between November and April in the hope of escaping winter conditions elsewhere. Rates for Sun City vacation rentals are often at their highest this time of year, but savings can be made by booking a few months ahead. Summer brings with it temperatures of 100-plus, a kind of heat that’s not for everyone. Remember, though, that many pads here come with their own private pool. Failing that, a drink by Viewpoint Lake should cool you down nicely.

Natural features

A varied landscape surrounds Sun City

Outside the city limits, you’ll find a world of natural beauty awaits. Dramatic swathes of Arizona landscape such as South Mountain Park and the Phoenix Mountains Preserve offer the ideal setting for gentle hikes, birdwatching, and picnics. A 2-hour drive north to Flagstaff will allow you to explore and enjoy landscape ranging from desert to ponderosa pine forests, while a road trip east brings beautiful destinations such as the Superstition Mountains and the Gila National Forest into play. Arizona is a veritable outdoor playground and a stay in Sun City places it all in your backyard.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Sun City

The nearest airport is in Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl. Airport (PHX), located 18.8 mi (30.2 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Phoenix Deer Valley Airport (DVT), which is 12.4 mi (20 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Sun City?

Whether you're in search of an intimate escape for you and your boo or a sprawling house to fit the family, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Sun City. Here are a couple we think you'll like:

  • "Gorgeous Three Full Guest Suites In Palm Valley With Heated Pool And Spa" is popular with guests. Around 12 miles from Sun City, it has 3 bedrooms and loads of useful amenities, including a nearby casino and cookware, dishware and utensils.
  • "Amazing 5 Star Home 4 Bed 3 Ba Heated Pool With Hot Tub Golf Course" is another top-notch choice, offering 4 bedrooms, a free nearby fitness center, a kitchen and more. It's around 20 miles from Sun City.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Sun City vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Sun City?

Nothing tops a quick trip to get you feeling alive again. Pack your carry-on bag and enjoy a breather at one of these weekend getaways in and near Sun City:

  • Located 25 miles to the southeast of central Sun City, "Pool House - Heated Pool, Walk To Asu" is a good fit for nature lovers and adventure seekers. Make your way to nearby attractions, including North Shore Volleyball Courts and Kiwanis Park. Then, try some activities like mountain biking or hiking and biking.
  • Alternatively, switch your mind to vacation mode at "El Norte - Heated Pool, Walk To Asu". About 25 miles southeast of Sun City, fun activities around here include golf and hiking and biking. Prefer sightseeing? Don't miss Dobson Ranch Golf Course and McDowell Sonoran Preserve.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Sun City?

Studio apartments set the bar high when it comes to convenience, character and location. Take a look at these studio apartments for rent in or near Sun City and experience a taste of the local energy and vibe:

  • Unpack your suitcase at "Private Phoenician Sanctuary - Villa De Paz". Amenities including a kitchen and internet services help make guests feel right at home here.
  • Another great choice is "Rural, Quiet And Private Casita With View Deck". Make use of golf, beach sun loungers and other convenient amenities during your vacation.

There are loads of sights around Sun City to put on your to-do list. Nourish the culture vulture in you by visiting Celebrity Theater and Deer Valley Rock Art Center.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Sun City?

Just because you only have two or three days up your sleeve doesn't mean you need to spend it in a soulless hotel room. Head off on vacation but still have the home comforts you love at one of these short-term rentals in or around Sun City:

  • Nice and close to the center of Sun City, "Mansion On The Mountain Spectacular Views" is the perfect place for a whirlwind getaway. While you're in the area, make sure you get to leading attractions like Footprint Center and Chase Field.
  • Eat, sleep and discover your surroundings from "4 Br, 2 1/2 Ba Private Luxury In La Cuesta - Mccormick Ranch", another excellent option. Arizona State Capitol and Phoenix Convention Center should be on your itinerary when you're ready to go sightseeing.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Sun City?

Forget chocolates and roses. Sometimes all you need is to get away for a weekend, just you and your sweetheart. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Sun City that would make Cupid swoon. Here are a few that'll sweep you off your feet:

  • Located around 12 miles from Sun City, "Gorgeous Three Full Guest Suites In Palm Valley With Heated Pool And Spa" is the perfect place for starry-eyed couples. Beauty services and a fireplace are just some of the many amenities you'll find here.
  • Another option where you can spend a few magical days together is "Amazing 5 Star Home 4 Bed 3 Ba Heated Pool With Hot Tub Golf Course". Around 20 miles from Sun City, a restaurant dining guide and a swimming pool add to the ambiance here.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Sun City?

Nothing says "best vacation evvv-er" like staying in a mansion. Spoil the family with a truly unforgettable escape at one of these mansions for rent in and around Sun City:

  • Situated 19 miles to the east of Sun City, "Mansion On The Mountain Spectacular Views" is the place to go to relax in total luxury. Amenities on offer here include a sauna and a swimming pool.
  • Alternatively, step your vacation up a notch and stay a few days at "Mountain Views At This Modern Mansion With Luxury Features And A Sparkling Pool". It's located around 19 miles to the east of Sun City and comes with a swimming pool, a fireplace and more.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Sun City?

Big groups mean big-time fun. They also mean finding a place that'll easily fit your entire crew. Check out our large group vacation rentals in or around Sun City and get everyone together under the same roof:

  • Providing privacy, space and comfort, you'll get your guests' nod of approval at "Mansion On The Mountain Spectacular Views". Up to 20 people can stay at this escape which has 7 bedrooms, a kitchen and mountain views. This group getaway is around 19 miles to the east of Sun City.
  • "Big Family Friendly Home, Huge Gameroom" is another terrific option. It's around 4 miles to the northeast of Sun City, has 5 bedrooms and sleeps up to 12 guests. A garden and a swimming pool are among the things that'll help make your group getaway more comfortable.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Sun City?

A pool is often a must-have amenity when deciding where to stay on vacation, especially if you're taking the kids. Check out these houses with a pool in or near Sun City and spend your days splashing about:

  • Get comfortable at "Pool House - Heated Pool, Walk To Asu", where your biggest priority will be lounging by the pool. Amenities including books and cable/satellite TV services help make this escape a guest favorite.
  • Spend lazy vacation days splashing about or just kicking back by the water at "Acoma House" Resort Living/heated Pool". This vacation home is another favorite and features a dining table, free toiletries and more.

Not sure how to pack your suitcase for your Sun City break? This leading destination has a semi-arid climate. During the summer months, you can expect average temperatures of between 80 ºF and 100 ºF. Look up our selection of Sun City vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more great ideas about where to stay.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Sun City?

No matter if your ideal escape is high in the mountains or by the beach, you'll have so much more fun if you share it with those closest to you. Stay in one of these large family vacation rentals in or near Sun City and bring the whole gang:

  • Sleeping up to 8 guests in 3 bedrooms, "Gorgeous Three Full Guest Suites In Palm Valley With Heated Pool And Spa" is the perfect place to spend quality time with the family. This popular escape is 12 miles to the south of Sun City and has creature comforts such as a nearby laundromat and childrens activities.
  • "Amazing 5 Star Home 4 Bed 3 Ba Heated Pool With Hot Tub Golf Course" is also a top pick for families. It's around 20 miles to the south of Sun City, has 4 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 8 guests. Useful amenities here include a fenced yard and on-site watersports.

If you'd love to sightsee, there are lots of family-friendly attractions nearby to put on your to-do list. Phoenix Zoo, Tempe Beach Park and Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Phoenix are good places to start.

What are the best large houses to rent with indoor pools in or near Sun City?

Enjoy a dip anytime you like when you choose one of our large rental houses with an indoor pool. Grab your swimsuit and consider these getaways in or near Sun City that come with this premium perk:

  • Invite a few friends over for a leisurely paddle around at "Private Oasis And Golf Retreat". This home has space to spare, with 3 bedrooms comfortably sleeping 8 guests. A swimming pool and a water view are other things your group will love about this place.
  • Another excellent option is "Beautiful Spacious 4 Bedroom Home". With 4 bedrooms sleeping up to 8 guests, you can invite your entire crew to stay, play and swim. A kitchen and a garden are other amenities on offer here.

If you're curious about other options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Sun City vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.