Top rated rentals — Sunnyside
Destination guide

Find a beach house to rent in Sunnyside

Sunnyside is a small community buttressed between Powell Lake and the Gulf of Mexico. Sunnyside is a quaint spot to find a Panama City Beach vacation house. The beach that runs the length of Sunnyside is more serene than some of the other major vacation spots, like neighboring Laguna Beach. With equally desirable white sand beach amenities, Sunnyside is an excellent destination. Within its borders lies Helen State Park, where you can visit this large coastal nature reserve that is perfect for hiking, picnicking, and fishing for all ages. If you would like a sunny, peaceful destination, Sunnyside is perfect.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in and around Sunnyside

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that Sunnyside has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • WonderWorks (10.2 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Golf Course at Edgewater (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Emerald Falls Family Recreation Center (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Nicklaus Course at Bay Point Resort (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
  • Emerald Coast Mirror Maze (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • SkyWheel (5 mi / 8.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Sunnyside

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Sunnyside is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Alys Beach (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Seaside Beach (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Carillon Beach (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Camp Helen State Park (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Rosemary Beach (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Frank Brown Park (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Sunnyside

Fly into Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport (DSI), the closest airport, located 32.8 mi (52.8 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Northwest Florida Beaches Intl. Airport (ECP), which is 11.3 mi (18.3 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Sunnyside?

The heart wants what the heart wants, and right now it wants to take a vacation. Now's the time to pack your bags and escape to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Sunnyside:

  • Make the most of handy amenities like children's games and books at "5 Star, Directly On Beach, Newly Renovated". Located around 12 miles from Sunnyside, this leading option has 2 bedrooms and good guest reviews.
  • Alternatively, make yourself comfy at "Sept 10 - 17 Open 141 Five Star Reviews Free Beach Chairs Ocean Front". Around 16 miles from the heart of Sunnyside, it has 2 bedrooms and comes with coffee and tea making facilities and a washing machine.

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

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

Nothing beats a short break to reenergize your batteries. Pack your carry-on bag and take five at one of these appealing weekend getaways in and near Sunnyside:

  • "New Tile Floors/walk In Showers" is a comfortable option around 6 miles southeast of the center of Sunnyside. You don't need to go far to find something interesting to do around this vacation rental. Get outdoors and explore Topsail Hill Preserve State Park and Conservation Park. Activities like kayaking and snorkeling will add the finishing touch to your whirlwind break.
  • "Sea Glass - Beautiful New Home Just 40 Steps From The Beach" will also roll out the welcome mat for you. Around 1 mile west of Sunnyside, use it as a base to do a little parasailing or fishing. Morgan Sports Center and Truesdell Park also have to be on your must-do list while you're here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Sunnyside?

Usually small in size, less expensive and conveniently located, it's hard not to succumb to the charms of a studio apartment. Get cozy in one of these vacation rentals and experience the vibe of Sunnyside up close:

  • Make "Beachfront Free Beach Service Tv Sports Pkg New Mattress New 55" Tv" your home for a couple of days or more. This wonderful vacation rental comes with amenities including a balcony and WiFi.
  • "3rd Floor; Right On The Beach Clean And Spacious Beach Service" is another awesome choice. Get comfy and enjoy the use of a water park, a barbecue grill and more.

With the money you save on your studio apartment, you'll be able to discover even more of Sunnyside. Cultural sights like Fish Tales Art Gallery and Paul Brent Gallery will help you get a feel for the personality of this destination.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Sunnyside?

Just because you only have a couple of days to spare doesn't mean you have to spend it in a boring hotel. Take a quick vacation but still have the home comforts you love at one of these short-term rentals in or around Sunnyside:

  • Nice and close to the center of Sunnyside, "Beachfront Free Beach Service Tv Sports Pkg New Mattress New 55" Tv" is an ideal base for a mini break. While you're in the area, take a look at leading sights like Pier Park and St. Andrews State Park.
  • Jump out of bed, make a coffee and then begin planning what to see around "3rd Floor; Right On The Beach Clean And Spacious Beach Service". Gulf World Marine Park and Shipwreck Island Waterpark should be on your list if you choose to stay at this quality vacation rental.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Sunnyside?

Whether spent in a cabin, a cottage or a houseboat, a romantic weekend getaway is a fantastic way to add some zing to your relationship. Whisk your honey away for a couple of leisurely days at one of these enticing escapes in or near Sunnyside:

  • Put on some soothing music and slow dance the nights away at "5 Star, Directly On Beach, Newly Renovated". Around 12 miles from Sunnyside, this property has everything you need for a romantic getaway, including beauty services and a resort.
  • Another option where you can enjoy a few precious days together is "Sept 10 - 17 Open 141 Five Star Reviews Free Beach Chairs Ocean Front". Located 16 miles from Sunnyside, beauty services and winery tours add to the atmosphere here.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Sunnyside?

If you're searching for somewhere to reconnect with loved ones this vacation, you're going to need plenty of room. These mansions for rent in or around Sunnyside will easily accommodate the entire gang while doing it in serious style:

  • Approximately 1 mile to the southeast of Sunnyside is "Marlin Mansion - Brand New Beachfront Home Ready October 2022". Along with its striking design, you'll be impressed by its top-notch amenities, such as a swimming pool and golf.
  • Alternatively, take your vacation up a notch and spend a week or two at "Marlin By Avantstay | Beachfront Mansion W". It's around 6 miles to the west of Sunnyside and comes with a swimming pool, a separate dining area and more.

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

Big groups mean a whole lot of fun. They also mean finding a place that'll comfortably fit your whole gang. Check out our large group vacation rentals in or around Sunnyside and get your favorite people together under one roof:

  • Providing space, privacy and comfort, you'll get everyone's stamp of approval at "Reduced 2022 Rates. . . Abound". Up to 12 people can stay at this property which has 4 bedrooms, a swimming pool and a water park. This group favorite is around 11 miles to the southeast of Sunnyside.
  • "Exquisite Cloud Nine - Amazing 3rd Floor Gathering Space" is another option that'll fit the whole gang. It's around 4 miles to the northwest of Sunnyside, has 5 bedrooms and welcomes up to 16 guests. A swimming pool and a kitchen are among the things that'll help make your visit even more comfortable.

Are there large vacation rentals that sleep 30 or more in or near Sunnyside?

Sometimes you just need to get away from it all … with, oh, 30 or more of your close friends. Whether you're looking for somewhere to stay with the extended fam or you're organizing a big celebration, we have large vacation rentals in and around Sunnyside that'll fit your entire party:

  • "Sea Breeze" Beachfront | Private Pool | Wifi | Professionally Cleaned": The more guests you bring the merrier to this sought-after escape. It has 10 bedrooms, accommodates up to 38 people and includes loads of amenities, such as a water park and a swimming pool.
  • "Gulf Front Rental With Private Pool And Hot Tub": This spacious retreat is also suitable for big groups and features a water park and a beach view. It offers 9 bedrooms and accommodates up to 36 people.

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

A pool is often a must-have amenity for any good vacation. Enjoy splashing about or simply lazing by the water at one of these rejuvenating retreats in or near Sunnyside:

  • Throw your swimsuit in your suitcase and enjoy a fun stay with your guests at "Rosemary Beach Carriage House". Other amenities here include free toiletries and a living room.
  • Alternatively, book a few nights away at "Spacious 3 Storey House With Views Of St Ives Harbour And 5 Mins From Beaches" and spend your trip poolside. A microwave oven and a balcony are other things your gang will love about this vacation home.

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

Every family catch-up should be a memorable one. Whether you're organizing a fun escape with the kids or a celebration with relatives, our large family vacation rentals in or near Sunnyside offer a comfy home away from home with ample space for everyone:

  • Sleeping as many as 9 guests in 3 bedrooms, "New Tile Floors/walk In Showers" is the perfect place to hang out with the family. This top-rated retreat is 6 miles to the southeast of Sunnyside and has creature comforts such as a nearby laundromat and childrens activities.
  • "Reduced 2022 Rates. . . Abound" also has the space you need to live it up with loved ones. This property is around 11 miles to the southeast of Sunnyside, and accommodates as many as 12 guests in its 4 bedrooms. A TV and a dishwasher will help keep everyone comfortable.

If you're chasing family-friendly attractions in the area, you won't have far to go. Gulf World Marine Park, Shipwreck Island Waterpark and Frank Brown Park promise lots of fun for both kids and grown-ups.