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Things to do in Sunshine Beach

Sunshine Beach in Noosa has a variety of attractions and has plenty to offer everyone, regardless of whether you enjoy the outdoors, the beach or just a relaxing holiday. Sunshine Beach is a laid-back beachside village home to a 15 km stretch of pristine beaches, surf breaks and breathtaking views. You may walk to a wide variety of restaurants, cafes, cool bars, and takeaways and stay in luxurious accommodation options.

By the Water

Enjoy the laid-back vacation atmosphere of this tiny seaside village by enjoying the beautiful stretches of beaches. Wander the short distance from your accommodation to watch the sunrise over the water or bring your dog to off-leash beach for a play. Swimming, sunbathing and surfing are all great at Sunshine Beach and since the beach is patrolled, it’s perfect for the little ones. From June to October keep an eye out for the humpback whales in season, they might pop up to say hi. If you love to surf, grab a board and head to Northern Sunshine Beach and enjoy riding the waves with the locals, if you’re more of a beginner, Laguna Bay is also great!

Where To Eat

Duke Street offers a variety of international cuisines, including some of the best Asian food at Embassy XO, authentic Italian restaurants, and delectable small plates at Humble on Duke. You can’t miss the world famous Sunshine Beach surf club that offers great meals and million-dollar coastline views. The club has recently been remodelled and is now a popular dining experience that is bustling all through the day and night!

Coastal Walks & Scenery

At the northern end of Sunshine Beach you will find the iconic stairs that lead to the Noosa National Park. The stairs offer breathtaking views and lead to several trails that lead to Noosa Main Beach. Explore the stunning coastal scenery by taking a walk along the Noosa National Park coastal track that offers great views of the ocean, wildlife and Noosa region. Along the walks there are several spots and picnic areas where you can have a picnic or relax with the family on a summer’s day.

 man walking along trail in noosa

Where To Stay

Sunshine Beach has several accommodation options available depending on your preferences and budget. Noosa Beach Abodes has Sunshine Beach accommodation options including, apartments, villas, and beach houses ranging from two to five bedrooms. Whether you want to escape for a quick weekend or a longer vacation, their Sunshine Beach accommodation is the perfect base to explore everything this coastal town and Noosa Heads has to offer!

Enjoy this beach village’s carefree holiday vibe. Nothing compares to a refreshing drink or seafood meal after a day at the beach, which undoubtedly offers the best locations on the Sunshine Coast. Sunshine Beach is only 5 minutes’ drive from Noosa Heads, where you can indulge in upmarket boutique shopping, fine dining, trendy bars and cafés, and even more breathtaking views! Little Cove is the ideal place to spend the day on the beach or strolling along the boardwalks amid the trees if you want to discover the quiet places close to Sunshine Beach. Explore everything Sunshine Beach has to offer right on your doorstep!