Destination guide

Seaside retreat in Coolum Beach holiday homes to rent

With its laid-back atmosphere and variety of family-friendly attractions, Coolum Beach is a premier destination for a seaside holiday. From its big-wave beaches and glassy waters to its shopping and entertainment strip with excellent dining options, Coolum Beach holiday homes to rent have plenty of activities for travellers.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Coolum Beach

Are you looking for things to do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Coolum Beach a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Aqua Fun Park (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Mt Coolum Golf Club (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Peregian Golf Course (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Lake Weyba (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Twin Waters Golf Club (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Aqua Fun Park Twin Waters (6.8 mi / 11 km)
Outdoor activities

Activities near Coolum Beach holiday homes

Volcanic features, mountain peaks, coastal forests, grassy parks and glassy waters create a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts on both land and sea. The big waves make surfing one of the most popular activities in the area, though kayaking, swimming, kiteboarding, windsurfing, fishing and boating are also enjoyable. Nature walks, summit hikes, stargazing, wildlife encounters, horseback riding, biking, golf and participation sports like cricket and volleyball are also great ways to enjoy the landscape. Whatever your age or inclination, Coolum Beach holiday rentals give you boundless options for outdoor fun and excitement.

Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Coolum Beach

Travellers enjoy Coolum Beach for its surfing. If warm-weather activities are high on your list, December, February, January and March are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 27°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Coolum Beach

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Coolum Beach is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Coolum Beach (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Mount Coolum National Park (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Yaroomba Beach (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Marcoola Beach (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Mudjimba Beach (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Lake Weyba (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Coolum Beach

The nearest airport is in Maroochydore, QLD (MCY-Sunshine Coast), located 5 mi (8.1 km) from the city centre.

How to get around

Transport to Coolum Beach holiday rentals

Several regional airports can be found near Coolum Beach, but driving or taking the train into the area are popular options for many domestic travellers. Once you arrive in Coolum Beach, you can use car hire, coaches, charter planes, helicopters, ferries and taxis to travel throughout the area and surrounding region. Holiday homes are also near many of the best beaches, shops and restaurants in Coolum Beach, so it’s quick and convenient to walk to your destination and see the sights on your trip.

Food & drink 

Regional delicacies in Coolum Beach

The balmy climate and fertile soil in the Sunshine Coast produce an array of local produce, such as ginger, pineapples, feijoas, macadamia nuts, passion fruit, lychees, lemon myrtle, tomatoes and avocados. Locally raised beef and dairy are also popular additions to the region’s dishes, as well as fresh-caught seafood. The restaurants and eateries in Coolum Beach give you plenty of options to experience the rich cuisine of the region, all within reach of your holiday accommodation.

Where to stay near Coolum Beach?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,487 holiday rentals near Coolum Beach. From 763 Houses to 29 Villas, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Coolum Beach for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Coolum Beach?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Coolum Beach. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Aqua Fun Park: 1,717 holiday rentals
  • Noosa Beach: 1,329 holiday rentals
  • Coolum Beach: 1,729 holiday rentals
  • Point Cartwright: 1,442 holiday rentals
  • Bulcock Beach: 1,146 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Coolum Beach listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Coolum Beach?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 763 Houses in Coolum Beach. Our other popular types of Coolum Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 29 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 531 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 27 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Townhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Coolum Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 983 holiday homes with pool available in Coolum Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.