Sunshine Coast accommodation for the beachy-keen

Hot accommodation picks and hotel deals on the Sunshine Coast.

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The Sunshine Coast boasts a wealth of sun-blessed beach resorts, hotels and budget stays for holidaymakers.

Whether you're taking off on a family adventure, getting romantic with your other half or flying solo, there's a room on the Sunshine Coast that's perfect for you.

Here you'll find some of our favourite accommodation options as well as the hottest deals to help you save big on that big break.

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Top Sunshine Coast accommodation

Peppers Noosa Resort & Villas, Noosa

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Located in Noosa Heads, Peppers boasts pristine views of Noosa National Park and is minutes away from Noosaville. You’ll find a quiet, eco-friendly retreat set in the rainforest with all the services and amenities you’d expect from a 5-star resort.

  • Star rating: 5 stars
  • Features: Heated lagoon pool, lap pool, restaurant, theatrette, games room, pool bar, gym, steam room, spa, room service, courtesy bus, parking
  • Why we love it: Many rooms have a view of the forest and some villas look out over Laguna Bay

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Oaks Seaforth Resort, Alexandra Headland

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With private balconies, family-friendly facilities and apartment-style kitchens, Oaks Seaforth Resort offers the comforts of a home away from home. It's also minutes from Alexandra Headland and its attractions.

  • Star rating: 4.5 stars
  • Features: Fitness centre, pool, spa, jacuzzi, BBQ facilities, parking
  • Why we love it: You’re footsteps from the sand and within walking distance to some of the area’s best restaurants, bars and shops
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Novotel Twin Waters Resort Sunshine Coast, Twin Waters

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With its waterfront location and luxurious amenities including in-house spa services, outdoor heated pool and jacuzzi, the Novotel Twin Waters Resort is like heaven on earth. The resort is family friendly and features a kids pool and babysitting services.

  • Star rating: 4 stars
  • Features: Restaurant, bar and cafe, pool, saltwater lagoon, non-motorised water sports, spa, kids club, gym, games room, laundry facilities
  • Why we love it: The resort offers a variety of spacious room types, including one- and two-bedroom suites that are ideal for families as well as overwater lagoon suites for couples looking for some alone time
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Halse Lodge Guesthouse YHA, Noosa Heads

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Part of the global YHA brand, Halse Lodge Guesthouse is a budget-friendly stay for backpackers and young travellers. It offers 54 rooms and an on-site bar and restaurant.

  • Star rating: 2 stars
  • Features: Restaurant, bar, shared kitchen facilities, laundry facilities, pool table, table tennis, free surfboard hire, parking
  • Why we love it: Along with a nightly welcome and information meeting, staff regularly organises game nights and other social events for guests
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Top Maroochydore accommodation

Beach on Sixth, Maroochydore

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Why stay on the Sunshine Coast if you’re not going to be on the beach? These luxury holiday apartments offer spectacular ocean views with direct beach access so you can go for a quick dip whenever you fancy.

  • Star rating: 4 stars
  • Features: Heated pool, spa, gym, underground parking, BBQ facilities, laundry facilities, beach access, babysitting services
  • Why we love it: It has all the facilities of a big hotel with the ease and comfort of a self-service apartment

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Trafalgar Towers, Maroochydore

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A place to truly rest and relax, Trafalgar Towers will quickly become your home away from home. Vacation in a more intimate setting with your choice of 50 fully self-contained two- and three-bedroom apartments.

  • Star rating: 4 stars
  • Features: Heated pool, spa, sauna, full-size tennis court, undercover BBQ area, parking, boat and jet ski mooring
  • Why we love it: Taking in the superb views over the river, ocean and hinterland from your balcony is the perfect way to start and end the day

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Rivershore Resort, Maroochydore

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Looking for something a bit different these holidays? Rivershore’s luxurious self-contained safari tents will turn you into a glamping convert. You’ll find all the advantages of being surrounded by nature with the creature comforts of a 5-star hotel.

  • Star rating: 3.5 stars
  • Features: Two heated pools, playground, jumping pillow, mini-golf, boat ramp and pontoon, camp kitchen, laundry facilities, parking
  • Why we love it: Feel like royalty on safari with four-poster king beds, ensuite bathrooms with four-claw standing bath, large deck and even a kitchenette with a Weber Q

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Top Caloundra accommodation

Rumba Beach Resort, Caloundra

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These luxury apartments are spacious with a balcony, a kitchen and an in-room two-person spa bath along with a whole slew of other amenities to make you feel at home with lots of room to move. Even better, you just need to cross the street and you can sink your toes into the sand.

  • Star rating: 5 stars
  • Features: Three pools, hot tub, bar, gym, beauty centre, laundry facilities, parking
  • Why we love it: You’re within walking distance to Kings Beach, Golden Beach and the town centre

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Aspect Caloundra, Caloundra

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At Aspect, you can easily split your vacation between the beach and your apartment, so there’s no need for the car. Besides the well-appointed apartments, you’ve got an abundance of facilities and you’re right in the middle of the waterfront and main street.

  • Star rating: 4 stars
  • Features: Two pools, spa, sauna, steam room, gym, BBQ area, theatre room, tennis court, laundry service, parking
  • Why we love it: All rooms feature large balconies and well-equipped kitchens, and you have access to the landscaped BBQ area

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Caloundra Waterfront Holiday Park, Caloundra

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Located on the water's edge of Pumicestone Passage, the Caloundra Waterfront Holiday Park is an ideal base for a Sunshine Coast holiday. Holiday goers have got their choice of accommodation ranging from campsites to glamping tents to luxury villas.

  • Star rating: 3 stars
  • Features: Pool, playground, jumping pillow, BBQ facilities, laundry facilities, parking
  • Why we love it: Accommodation options will suit families, groups and couples looking for a good value place right by the water

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Top Mooloolaba accommodation

Breeze Mooloolaba, Mooloolaba

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Breeze Mooloolaba is found directly opposite a quiet stretch of beach in an idyllic setting for a coastal retreat. The 57 one- and two-bedroom, modern, self-contained apartments all feature either beach or hinterland views.

  • Star rating: 4.5 stars
  • Features: Pool, BBQ area, laundry facilities, parking, complimentary new release movies
  • Why we love it: It offers beachfront luxury that’s affordable for travellers looking for an easy and relaxed seaside escape
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Osprey Apartments, Mooloolaba

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Watch the sun rise over the sparkling Pacific Ocean from one of the one-, two- or three-bedroom apartments. When you’re not off exploring, you’ve got a comfortable home base to come back to, complete with a landscaped garden and a jacuzzi to unwind in.

  • Star rating: 4 stars
  • Features: Heated pool, jacuzzi, gym, full kitchen, laundry facilities, free parking, BBQ entertainment area
  • Why we love it: Osprey is a great base for exploring the Sunshine Coast, located in between Mooloolaba and Alexandra Headland

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84 The Spit Holiday Apartments, Mooloolaba

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Wake up to the sound of waves at this iconic Mooloolaba property where you can go from your bed to the beach in less than a minute. These sunny north-facing apartments couldn’t be better located. They’re right across from the wharf and minutes from Mooloolaba Esplanade.

  • Star rating: 3 stars
  • Features: Heated pool, cable TV, parking, beach access, full kitchen, laundry facilities
  • Why we love it: All apartments face towards the beach and 84 has direct boardwalk and beach access

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Top Sunshine Coast Hinterland accommodation

Spicers Tamarind Retreat, Maleny

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Western luxury meets eastern tranquillity in this rainforest-fringed retreat. Really feel like you’re getting away from it all with a soak in your outdoor cedar hot tub or indulge your senses at a degustation dinner in the on-site award-winning restaurant.

  • Star rating: 4.5 stars
  • Features: Restaurant, day spa, heated pool, spa, cooking school, complimentary parking, pet-friendly
  • Why we love it: Spicers is uniquely located next to Gardners Falls, so when you tire of being pampered, you can go bushwalking, mountain biking or have a picnic and a swim at the falls

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Alaya Verde Bed & Breakfast, Ringtail Creek

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With just three private pavilion rooms nestled among the secluded native subtropical forest, Alaya Verde is a sanctuary from the hustle and bustle of daily life. The private open patios overlook the property’s grounds and visiting wildlife.

  • Star rating: 4 stars
  • Features: Organic daily breakfast, lap pool, wood fire, eco-conscious, undercover parking
  • Why we love it: You can spend lazy mornings just watching kangaroos play off your patio or go for a wander down one of the private walking tracks

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Secrets on the Lake, Montville

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Enjoy treehouse lakeside luxury that offers something for everyone. Whether you’re looking for a romantic retreat, a group getaway or a family holiday, Secrets will help you make the most of your time away.

  • Star rating: 4 stars
  • Features: Library, cafe, art gallery, laundry facilities, parking
  • Why we love it: The cabins are perched high up in the rainforest canopy connected by elevated carved boardwalks giving you a unique perspective of the surrounding gardens and lake

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Where to stay in the Sunshine Coast

  • Sunshine Coast CBD/Maroochydore: The business heart of the Sunshine Coast offers a sensational selection of beaches, shopping and dining opportunities. Travellers looking for both recreational activities like fishing or stand-up paddleboarding along the river as well as a lively nightlife scene with bars and restaurants should look here.
  • Noosa: Central Noosa almost has a small-town feel, but once you explore the area, you'll see there are a variety of hubs to discover. Busy Hastings Street is a place to see and be seen, Noosa Main Beach is dotted with sun worshippers and Noosa National Park features pockets of hidden bays and beaches.
  • Caloundra: This southern end of the Sunshine Coast is all about calm waters, laid-back vibes and beach activities galore. Everything from a friendly game of beach cricket to surfing, snorkelling, kiteboarding and even jet skiing.
  • Mooloolaba: Often seen as the main tourist hub, Mooloolaba has a lot to offer. You'll find a vibrant foodie scene, big-name attractions such as UnderWater World and that picture-perfect beach that's never too far away.
  • Sunshine Coast Hinterland: Ideal for nature lovers who'd rather wake to the sound of whip birds than the crashing of waves. The Hinterland is all about scenic drives, bushwalking, swimming in waterfalls and roadside produce stalls filled with local treats to sample.

Top Sunshine Coast travel and hotel deals

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$1 deposit and up to $900 OBC with P&O

Valid for cruises until 23 December 2019. Destinations include Sydney, Brisbane, Noumea, Port Douglas, Sunshine Coast and more. T&Cs apply.

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Viator Viator

Australia Zoo experiences from $32

Valid for travel on select dates. Sample fare is for a return transfer in Sunshine Coast. Other activities include private tours, animal sightseeing entries and more. T&Cs apply.

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P&O Cruises P&O Cruises

Up to 20% off 4-day Sunshine Coast cruise

Valid for travel on departure date in August 2019 departing from Sydney to Mooloolaba. Includes up to $900 credit onboard, entertainment, accommodation and more. T&Cs apply.

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Cudo Cudo

3-night Sunshine Coast stay from just $549

Valid for stays between 29 January - 12 December 2019. Includes bottle of sparkling wine upon arrival, daily breakfast, daily bicycle hire and more. T&Cs apply.

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