13 of the best Airbnbs on the Sunshine Coast in 2023

If there’s one thing we look for in a Sunshine Coast getaway, it’s that unique roof over our heads; the kind of roof that separates our vacation from that of the next person, and maybe also throws some Insta envy at our social followers.

Whether it’s the ocean-view mansion or the outback farmhouse, when you’re looking for a place to fuel your Airbnb craving, you’ll want to have our list of the Sunshine Coast’s best Airbnbs in waiting. You can use the time we saved you by sifting through thousands of properties to pack your bags. We’ve got your next staycay sorted with 13 of the Sunshine Coast’s best Airbnbs in 2023.

Airbnb Floating Oasis


If you’ve always wanted to live out your island dreams in a floating villa, but never had time to take a trip to the Maldives, we’ve found an Airbnb that just might be your perfect weekend getaway. Right on the East Sunshine Coast Oasis, a luxury eco-villa floating on the Noosa River and accessible only by boat. Wake up on this little houseboat and you will find yourself in complete privacy, with only pelicans for neighbors. With enough space for a queen bed, a kitchenette, a dining table, a bathroom and a large terrace where you can enjoy the sunsets, the villa is almost completely enclosed by floor-to-ceiling windows. Book here.

The Conondale Station Chalet


a top airbnb on the Sunshine CoastFarm life lovers, welcome to Conondale Station, a delightfully small but modern farmhouse on one of the Sunshine Coast’s largest cattle ranches; 930 hectares to be precise. Praising minimalist design in support of lush valley views, Conondale Station offers the perfect getaway solution with its use of natural linens, reclaimed wood, cotton and wool rugs, bathroom supplies, Mukti bath and a fireplace for chilly nights. Rise, shine and breathe in the fresh country air as you enjoy a complimentary breakfast of fresh bread, milk, free-range eggs and locally sourced Montville coffee. We know what you’re thinking, and to confirm; yes, Conondale Station is as impressive as it sounds. Book here.

The Sun Bungalow

sunny beachthe swimming pool of an airbnb on the Sunshine Coast

Nestled in the heart of Sunshine Beach with room for you and your beau (or best friend), The Sun Bungalow is nothing less than the ultimate summer oasis. house for an amazing outdoor patio, luxury designer furnishings and a superb outdoor swimming pool, you will have everything you need to disconnect from the work week and enjoy the summer rays. And when it’s time for bed, turn on the outside lights and keep the party going with a poolside BBQ on the patio. Soon you too will be singing those magical summer nights. Book here.

Noosa Treetop Eco Retreat

Noosaa bedroom in a tree-lined terrace

Ever wanted to stay in a treehouse? Now is your chance. The Noosa Treetop Eco Retreat promises a stay like no other. The bedroom is surrounded by glass, wood and bamboo and sits above ground giving you incredible sunset views from the comfort of a king size bed. Guests enjoy an outdoor candlelit bath and can even book a professional massage or yoga class on site. The beach and shops are all within walking distance and on Wednesdays and Saturdays you can head to Eumundi to visit the famous Eumundi Markets. Book here.

Hey frame

sunny beachA Sunshine Coast airbnb setting

You may not be able to escape to the wooded forests of Canada right now, but we have the next best thing. Hike through a winding forest path bordering the national park and you will reach the magnificent Hey frame. Inspired by mid-century Canadian A-frame design, this unique Airbnb features exposed beams, a beautiful loft bedroom, high-end appliances and vintage decor. Nestled in Noosa National Park, you’ll be surrounded by resident koalas and feel like you’re immersed in nature, yet still close to the sleepy village of Sunshine Beach. Hey frame accommodates two queen beds, so it’s perfect for a getaway for two or even just an adventure with your friends. Book here.

Poinciana House

Noosathe swimming pool of an Airbnb Sunshine Coast

Poinciana in name and nature, this four bedroom house sits beneath one of the most majestic Poincianas you will ever see. If that’s not enough to set the tone for your Sunshine Coast getaway, the open-plan living room, tiled bathrooms and sunny pool will have you unwinding in no time. Make use of the boogie, surf and stand-up paddle boards generously provided by your hosts, and be sure to venture to nearby Hastings Street for dinner at some of the best restaurants in Noosa. Book here.

Shackpalace Noosa Home

Noosa Headsa dark apartment

When you imagine architectural perfection, what probably comes to mind is something close to shackpalace at Noosa Heads. Inside these modern walls are the most stylish interiors you will ever see. Dark wood furniture and licorice colored walls create a truly immersive vacation experience where you will feel calm, comfortable and disconnected from the world. You can also admire the mountain views from the connecting terrace and outdoor showers. shackpalace– aka beachside dream sanctuary – epitomizes zen, it’s just what the doctor ordered for your vacation. Book here.

Glittering Pool Oasis

Noosavillean outdoor swimming pool

If you’re looking for a getaway with that special someone, look no further than this picture perfect suite of guests in the heart of Noosa. The two bedroom guest suite not only offers a stunning outdoor tub where you can relax under the stars, but a full private pool and outdoor shower. There are plenty of hammocks and day beds to enjoy the sun and forget all the stress of work for the weekend. We’re about two seconds away from booking this top Noosa Airbnb for the next three months, so hurry up if you want to beat us. Book here.

Hale Douglas

sunny beach a terrace in front of a small house

Tiny homes are all the rage right now, and thanks to Hale Douglas, no wonder why. The house has a retro Hawaiian surf theme, so prepare for lots of pineapples, surfboards, and hula skirts. Highlights include a well-placed skylight, adorable kitchen, and plenty of high-end modern appliances to match the green color theme. Trust us, a stay at Hale Douglas is exactly what the doctor ordered, provided he prescribes a midweek vacation to a quiet summer oasis. That’s what’s on our scripts, anyway. Book here.

The Palm & Pool House

Mooloolabathe swimming pool of one of the best airbnb on the Sunshine Coast

When you plan to vacation on the Sunshine Coast in Mooloolaba, you really want your home base to match the quiet, cool personality of the area, and a one bedroom coastal loft, The Palm & Pool House achieves just that with its internationally selected furniture from Morocco, Indonesia and the Greek Islands. Every corner of this Mooloolaba Airbnb boasts incredible character, from the lush forest green living room, Armadillo rugs, SMEG appliances and natural bed linens, to the library loft accessed by a ladder. The dining area overlooks a generously sized swimming pool, and further afield, the outdoor fire pit stages wine and cheese as the sun sets. Book here.

wildflower house

Noosathe white interior of a Sunshine Coast airbnb

Okay, you want a sleek contemporary design two minutes from the crashing waves and sandy beaches of Sunshine Beach. Well you have it at wildflower house in Noosa. It’s cool, light, airy and exactly the kind of accommodation you’ll want to return to after a day of Sunshine Coast adventure. The master bedroom is a absolute dreamboat of a space with a four-poster bed, while the double bedroom with bunk beds has a fun layout meant to amuse young and old alike. With a bus stop across the street, you’ll usually find yourself in the winding shops of Hastings Street, but it won’t be long before you’re home, wine in hand, for a bedtime session sun on the aft deck. Book here.

The barn at Hill House

Eerwah Valleya renovated Airbnb barn

Grab your best outerwear and flannel we take you to the Eerwah Vale where you will be nurtured by the rustic charm of a restored home 110 year old dairy. Life is going to want to slow down as you bathe in the courtyard bathhouse, search for vegetables in the garden, or waste time sharing stories by the open fire, all against the backdrop of rolling hills. and hinterland views. Book here.

Little Red Barn

Doonana red barn like a house

Let the semi-rural vibes of Little Red Barn immerse yourself in a state of total relaxation with the epitome of an open-plan barn-style living space surrounded by the lush Sunshine Coast hinterland. Located in ‘The Golden Triangle’ between Noosa, Eumundi and Cooroy, The little red barn features three bedrooms plus a master bedroom with freestanding cast iron bath taking up space on the lanai; talk about wow factor. Spend the cooler months by the fireplace with a bottle of wine and the warmer seasons soaking in the concrete swimming pool with water tank. Book here.

Have you browsed the best Airbnbs on the Sunshine Coast and fancy a vacation farther afield? Here is our list of beautiful roadtrips to do from the Sunshine Coast.

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