Top 10 Luxury Airbnbs In Sunshine Coast, Australia - Updated 2024

Faith Mari
Faith Mari 
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Covering Caloundra all the way to Great Sandy National Park, Sunshine Coast offers a plethora of natural wonders. Home to the stunning sandy beaches of Mooloolaba and Noosa, it also offers views of the breathtaking peaks of Glass House Mountains. Other must-visit attractions here include Australia Zoo and SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast Aquarium, which will delight travelers of all ages. Go surfing, take a dip in the sparkling waters, or swim with whales and sea turtles. For a laidback day, sip cocktails at one of the many beach resorts or lounge in your private Airbnb rental. Are you ready for your next beachside getaway? Experience utmost comfort in the best accommodations in the area. Check out the top luxury Airbnbs in Sunshine Coast, Australia.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and access to luxury services and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on April 12, 2024.

1. Spacious property with three patios in Alexandra Headland (from USD 433)

Capable of accommodating up to fourteen guests, this six-bedroom home offers classy interiors and complete amenities. You’ll have plenty of space around the house to sit back and relax. You are guaranteed to have fun with your companions, as this house has a private swimming pool, a huge backyard, and not just one, but three patios. It also features three luxurious full bathrooms and a comfortable, spacious living area.

Plenty of dining options, such as cafes and restaurants, are nearby.

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Alexandra Headland, Queensland, Australia
2.16 km (1.4 mi) from SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast Aquarium
159 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 10 Beds 16 Guests 6 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the main couch in the living room is so nice and soft
the heated pool and spa were extra special
great for a large group plenty of lounging room and spots to chill out
the house was clean and extremely well equipped
this was the most clean beautiful roomy places to stay
the house was very clean and well catered for with shampoos toilet paper etc
the house is beautiful clean and huge easily fitting our large family
it is beautifully furnished spacious extremely well equipped and spotlessly clean
kerry is a wonderful host
kerry was an outstanding host
kerry was an amazing host
host very generous and understanding
kerry was lovely host and fast a responding
the location was great
great location close to town and easy to get to
great property in a great location
great location close to beach and all the great eateries few minutes drive to big shopping centre
location was perfect as beach was just a 2 minute drive
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2. Lovely beach house with private pool in Marcoola (from USD 493)

You will feel like it’s summer all year round when you stay in this luxurious home located close to the beach. It’s a fantastic venue for a big family vacation or a gathering with your friends, as it can accommodate up to 16 guests.

Not only is it spacious, but it also has top-of-the-line amenities, including— but not limited to— six bedrooms, two baths, two fully equipped kitchens, and a private pool surrounded by lush greens. It also has a spacious living room where everyone can watch TV.

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Marcoola, Queensland, Australia
8.88 km (5.6 mi) from SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast Aquarium
83 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 11 Beds 16 Guests 6 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beds were soooo comfy and amenities were beautiful and modern
the two kitchens made for easy catering for the 15 of us
great outdoor space and swimming pool
house has great amenities and is very comfortable and clean
the photos is a true reflection of the house and it’s facilities
very clean with quirky touches that impressed all of us
super clean with a great in ground pool
very clean and lots of privacy in the garden and outdoor area
it was clean spacious and a great space for a large group
the house was very clean and well-presented and had a relaxing atmosphere
the hosts were lovely and helpful
our hosts made everything really easy
hosts were super responsive and helpful
the check in was friendly and easy
its lovely and clean and the manager is so kind and helpful
great location right near the beach
a very quirky interesting place near a lovely beach
perfect location for access to the beach
you'll love your stay here awesome location with a lovely beach so close
a great place to all come together
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3. Modern minimalist beach house for 12 guests in Alexandra Headland (from USD 380)

This beautiful beach house with modern interiors and amenities can accommodate up to 12 guests, making it a great venue for large groups. It has six bedrooms, three baths, two kitchens, a swimming pool, and an expansive back deck.

Parties are not allowed on the property, but it is conveniently located near the beach, where you can have a picnic by the water. The best restaurants and bars in the area, where you can enjoy a lively evening with your companions, are also close by.

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Alexandra Headland, Queensland, Australia
2.69 km (1.7 mi) from SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast Aquarium
218 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
kitchen has a great array of utensils etc and some condiments which was great
pool is as good as it looks in the photos and the living space is very comfortable
there was plenty of space for everyone and the deck swimming pool and bbq was perfect for entertaining
all rooms warm in winter and good size
the pool is lovely and the pool deck & back verandah are great spaces to relax
super clean and well looked after property
hosts helpful communicative and flexible
ewen & maddy were excellent hosts - my family and i really enjoyed our stay
maddy & ewan were great hosts
location was great only a short walk to the beach
great spot close to everything
great place and great location
great location easy walk to the eateries
beautiful house great location
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4. Airy accommodation with convenient location in Alexandra Headland (from USD 587)

Featuring a Hamptons-inspired design, this light and airy home is perfect for 11 guests. With five comfortable bedrooms, a beautiful kitchen and dining area, a spacious living room, a patio with outdoor furniture, and a stunning private swimming pool, it promises a relaxing time.

It also has a peaceful view of the lake and is only a quick walk from the beach, the supermarket, the surf club, shops, bars, and restaurants.

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Alexandra Headland, Queensland, Australia
2.1 km (1.4 mi) from SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast Aquarium
40 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 7 Beds 11 Guests 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 11

Top guest reviews
great communication beautiful clean large home and so happy that our fur baby was welcome too
cathy and rick are wonderful host with and amazing house
amazing location and beautiful home
great house in a great location and a great host
great place and short walk to beach and surf club
the house has everything you need to just sit back and relax close to the beach and shops
house is large enough for few families well presented clean and well equipped and a great location
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5. Chic house with three TVs in Maroochydore (from USD 425)

This luxurious home is perfect for a family vacation or a getaway with friends. It has four bedrooms for eight guests, two baths, a fully equipped kitchen, a swimming pool, a barbecue area in the private backyard, and so much more. WiFi and three TVs are available for indoor entertainment.

With chic interiors and aesthetically pleasing furniture, this beautiful home will make you feel at ease. Additionally, guests will get a complimentary bottle of wine upon arrival.

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Maroochydore, Queensland, Australia
2.96 km (1.9 mi) from SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast Aquarium
43 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the house is beautiful comfortable and well equipped with a secure yard area for our fur babies
between the close beaches pool and other great amenities at lauren’s house we were never short of entertainment
our family had a great stay - our two young boys loved all the toys and the pool
the house suits families with kids has an amazing pool and outdoor area
great yard and pool area to relax in
very clean and cosy
the house was spotless comfortable and spacious
the house was large and spotlessly very clean
the house was incredibly clean and in a great location
very secure for the dog too with lots of spacious outdoor areas to choose from
lauren is a wonderful host
lauren was a wonderful host who was always contactable and quick with her responses
lauren is very friendly and quick to reply to our messages
a lovely host with a beautiful house
very hospitable and really made sure we would have a wonderful time
the location was perfect a 10 min walk to the shops and short drive to everything
great location in a safe quiet neighbourhood central to shops and beaches
couldn’t have picked a better location
great place and plenty of places to go close to beach
very family friendly with a pool yard and super close to the beach
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6. Resort-like property with pool table in Buderim (from USD 462)

This property looks like a resort, but it’s an entire house that you can have all to yourself for however long you want. Long-term stays are allowed, but it’s also quite perfect for a quick getaway. Accommodating up to twelve guests, it features six bedrooms, three and a half baths, an amazing fully equipped kitchen, and everything else you’ll need for a comfortable experience. One of its highlights is the living room, which has a pool table and stunning views.

Featuring a swimming pool, top-of-the-line amenities, and an overall relaxing atmosphere, it will make you want to stay forever.

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Buderim, Queensland, Australia
6.26 km (3.9 mi) from SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast Aquarium
22 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 8 Beds 12 Guests 6 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we all enjoyed the amazing views as well as the comfortable surroundings to sit back relax and unwind
a great place to holiday super clean very spacious great facilities amazing views
the holiday homes@noosa team was very hospitable and made this a very pleasant stay
the buderim waterfalls are close by and made a lovely day trip for us all
great place for large groups
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7. Quiet home with panoramic ocean views in Alexandra Headland

Located in a very quiet neighborhood, this spacious home is a great place where you can rest and relax with your friends and family. It can accommodate up to fifteen guests and has five bedrooms for everyone to share. While you’re here, enjoy the huge private swimming pool day and night. What’s more, you will always have access to stunning panoramic ocean views.

While parties are not allowed on the property, you can head out to the nearby restaurants and bars to have a fun night out with your companions.

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Alexandra Headland, Queensland, Australia
2.47 km (1.6 mi) from SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast Aquarium
142 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 7 Beds 14 Guests 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 14

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we loved sitting on the deck at the outdoor table overlooking the pool and beautiful view
lovely big spacious home fantastic views & great facilities
the views are amazing beds comfy and kitchen well equiped
lots of space a lovely home great pool and top views
extremely clean and well stocked home
very spacious and clean
house was nice and clean
the house is very spacious and clean
the house is very neat and tidy and we all agreed that we would love to stay again
susan is the perfect host
had a great host in susan
very attentive and responsive host
she was extremely friendly and went above and beyond to make our stay special
a very thoughtful and generous host
great location close to everything you need
what a great location loved it huge thankyou to susan for making our special weekend away so special
easily accessible and so close to beaches etc
great house to stay in nice central location to many places in the sunshine coast
susan's place is a fantastic holiday rental
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8. Beautiful and spacious home by the water in Buddina (from USD 789)

This beautiful home by the water is perfect for a family vacation. It can accommodate up to eight guests and has complete amenities to ensure a comfortable stay, including spacious rooms, a full kitchen, and an exclusive outdoor swimming pool. With three bedrooms and six beds, it offers plenty of space for everyone.

Boasting a nice view of Kawan Waters Canal, the home is just a short walk from the beach, as well as the must-visit restaurants and cafes in the area.

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Buddina, Queensland, Australia
2.0 km (1.3 mi) from SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast Aquarium
15 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 6 Beds 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
kayaks to use games for the kids to enjoy beautiful outdoor space amazing pool
we had such an amazing stay at carol’s place the house was sparkling clean spacious beautifully decorated and cozy
the property was very clean spacious and conveniently close to the beach and shops
incredibly beautiful home with a great host
walking distance to beach and house has nice private location
an amazing location and beautiful and spacious house
so beautiful house in perfect location
the best place for a family holiday with something for everyone close by
the place is conveniently located near the shopping centre short drive from the beach lighthouse and lovely cafes
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9. Waterfront home with private beach access in Mooloolaba

Perfect for six guests, this beautiful vacation rental has three bedrooms, two full bathrooms with complimentary toiletries, a fully equipped kitchen, and a nice swimming pool facing the water. Two of the bathrooms have tubs.

The property features a single-level villa design and has tons of ventilation and natural light. Those staying here will have private beach access. It is also a short walk from must-try restaurants in the area.

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Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia
975 meters (0.7 ft) from SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast Aquarium
79 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 5 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great place for kids with a pool tree house sand put toys and games
very clean and there are views from almost every room
we had kids with us who loved the tree house and pool
the pool was beautiful and warm and kept the kids busy all day
the pool is fantastic and the kitchen is amazing with every utensil you would need
excellent experience very clean exactly as the description highly recommend
the house was very well equipped spotlessly clean and lovely little touches throughout the home
host was friendly and welcoming
the hosts communication was faultless and they were only too happy to help
serene was a great host and the house was beautiful
i can not recommend this listing or host enough; everything was beyond perfect
very thoughtful hosts that have not missed anything in the property at all
wonderful adults weekend close to everything and wonderful river front location
beautiful location right on the water
beautiful house in great location
great quiet location yet close the heart of mooloolaba
great place and location for family in mooloolaba area
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10. Aquila Retreat, Buderim

If you are looking for utmost relaxation in a serene and beautiful location, look no further than Aquila Retreat, situated within a 9.5-acre (3.8 hectares) rainforest. It is also just a few minutes from the breathtaking Mooloolaba Beach.

This eco-mansion can accommodate up to 16 guests. It has nine bedrooms, a yoga shala, a chlorine-free swimming pool, a hot tub, a pond, and many more. It’s perfect for a group wellness retreat. Plus, it offers spectacular views of Moreton Island and the Glasshouse Mountains.

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Buderim, Queensland, Australia
6.2 km (3.9 mi) from SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast Aquarium
19 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire residential home 30 Beds 16 Guests 9 Bedrooms 11 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we loved the large dining table and long bar outside facing the bushland
the pool table was great to have for the hangout on sunday
the property has so many great facilities while the interior design is breathtaking
the rooms were huge and comfortable beds and bedding top quality
the huge tv was great for a movie and the sound system was good for music
bedrooms bathrooms and kitchens were immaculately clean and styled beautifully
our hosts were really responsive
heidi & kim are such welcoming & accomodating hosts
lighting the fire pit was made super easy by our hosts
heidi and her management team were awesome to deal with as well with quick and friendly communications
the hosts are super friendly and helpful and very contactable
we are so pleased we chose this beautiful place to celebrate our special event
one of the highlights of the weekend was the meditative morning walk to the dam which is absolutely stunning
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Enjoy your luxurious vacation in Sunshine Coast

Now that you have gone through a list of the top luxury Airbnbs in Sunshine Coast, Australia, it’s time to get started on planning your much-needed getaway. When you stay at any of these amazing accommodations, you will surely have the best time, especially since they are located near the best spots in the area.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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