Pet-Friendly Accommodation — Sunshine Coast

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The Sunshine Coast is a fantastic holiday destination for the whole family, where nobody gets left behind.

Here, you’ll find a plethora of dog-friendly accommodation options, with many off-leash dog parks, dog-friendly beaches, and loads of walking trails to keep your itinerary full. Additionally, the Sunshine Coast offers a variety of pet-friendly hotels catering to families and their four-legged friends, ensuring that every member of the family can enjoy a comfortable stay.

Your four-legged friend deserves a holiday, too, so we’ve put together a list of some of the best pet-friendly accommodation spots on the Sunshine Coast.

Alexandra Headland Family Beach House – 3 Beds

This beach house is perfect for families looking to relax. It is located just 500 metres away from the stunning Alexandra Headland Beach and Surf Club.

The area is also home to numerous shops, cafes, and restaurants. The house boasts three bedrooms, with a king bed in the master bedroom, queen beds in the second bedroom, emphasising comfort and size, a large walk-in wardrobe, single bunks, and an extra single bed in the third bedroom.

The property is suitable for families who want to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. There is a large, fully fenced backyard where kids can play safely, and even your dog can accompany you on the trip.

The deck features an in-ground spa where you can sit back, relax, and watch the world go by.

Please note that glass is strictly prohibited in the pool area, and pre-approval is required for 1 DOG per stay. Finally, the lock-up garage will not be included.

Alex Beachside Pet Friendly – 2 Beds

This apartment is an excellent option for those seeking a pet-friendly place with easy access to Alex or Mooloolaba beaches. With its impressive decor, this 2-bedroom apartment is just a few steps away from the beach and offers all the necessary amenities. 

Whether you’re a surfer or a family looking for a beach getaway, this apartment is a great choice. Located on Edward St, just one street from the beach, it’s only a 50m walk to Alex Beach and the newly built cliffside boardwalk leading to Mooloolaba beach. 

Recently renovated, this beachside gem features a fully equipped kitchen, a cosy lounge, two bedrooms (one with a queen bed and the other with single bunks), and a bright, airy bathroom with high ceilings. Stay cool with air conditioning in the main living area, ceiling fans throughout, and WiFi internet to stay connected. 

To make your stay even more enjoyable, the downstairs laundry is fully stocked with everything you need for a fun day at the beach, including boogie boards, beach toys, an esky, a beach umbrella with a matching picnic blanket, and foldable beach chairs. 

You can also use this area to store your surfboards and other belongings. Small pets are allowed, provided the apartment’s hard flooring is maintained. There is one available unsecured undercover carport space. 

Sunshine Coast Getaways hosts this affordable beachside holiday home. So enjoy a relaxing coastal vacation that won’t break the bank!

Lake Weyba Noosa Lodge & Kangaroos

Guests love Lake Weyba Noosa Lodge & Kangaroos holiday accommodation as a pet-friendly lodge in Peregian Beach on the Sunshine Coast. Did we mention it’s within walking distance of the ocean?

There is free WiFi, ensuring guests stay connected and can share their experiences online without hassle. This key amenity complements the lodge’s unique offerings, such as the complimentary two-person canoe for paddling adventures on Lake Weyba. Just make sure your pup doesn’t get motion sickness. Alongside these, guests enjoy other complimentary amenities like free breakfast, pet-friendly facilities, and free parking, making their stay both comfortable and convenient.

The lodge has three bedrooms, one bathroom, and a fully equipped kitchen and dining area. Enjoy meals or sundowners out on the terrace with vast views of the gardens. Alternatively, light up the BBQ facilities in the onsite gardens before heading out for a relaxed day on the greens or a bike ride with available equipment included.

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Marcoola House

Marcoola House offers an excellent alternative to a pet-friendly hotel and makes for the ideal getaway on the Sunshine Coast.

This pet-friendly accommodation gives Sunshine Coast tourists plenty to look forward to. Plus, it’s only a short walk from Marcoola Beach and the popular Surf Life Saving Club. 

But the 7-sleeper has everything you could possibly need, with a solar-heated swimming pool and outdoor shower, table tennis, and PlayStation—so you never need to leave the holiday home!

The resort oozes luxury, with air conditioning in all three rooms and chiropractic beds for maximum comfort. Even Fido can sleep comfortably on the large trampoline dog beds, and you’ll sleep easy knowing there’s a fully fenced yard. 

As a nice finishing touch, the modern granite kitchen has a dishwasher and espresso coffee machine. This location has absolutely nothing missing, making it a winner for all pet-friendly holidays.

Source: Saltwater Villas Pet Friendly – Mooloolaba, Queensland

Saltwater Villas

Saltwater Villas, located in Mooloolaba, has three Waterfront Villas, a Waterfront House, and a Garden-View Villa. A must for your Sunshine Coast plan, it has studio rooms upstairs with private balconies. The Villas have a full kitchen and laundry, while the studio rooms only have tea and coffee facilities.

The Waterfront House has a private pool, and the other villas have a pool to share, where the doggies can socialise together. There is also a spa on-site, so treat yourself to a massage or facial while you enjoy your stay at the Saltwater Villas.

Blackwattle Farm B&B 

Book a quaint farm stay at Blackwattle Farm just five minutes from Beerwah and Australia Zoo

This tiny house is on wheels and has two lofts with one queen bed and two singles, which are reachable by climbing up the stairs and ladder. There’s a small kitchenette, and the bathroom has a shower, vanity and a modern no-smell compost toilet off the deck. 

The huge outdoor entertainment area has a barbecue and fire pit to enjoy under the stars. Embrace a free breakfast, and you can help feed the farm animals. Your doggos will blend right in with the alpacas, pigs, cows, goats and chickens.

The Blackwattle Farm B&B has very special features that will make your holiday a memorable one.

Alaya Escape

This exquisite guest house retreat has five self-contained rooms, each with a spa tub, private pool, fireplace, and deck with views out over the pool. Order room service or grab some of the free breakfast on offer. This lifestyle retreat boasts beautiful tropical gardens with fish ponds and an oasis pool with a lounge bar and Bali huts. 

Book in for ​​a pamper day of deep-tissue or Swedish massages, enjoy the Turkish bath/hammam, opt for the red cedar hot rocks sauna or try sensory deprivation in the floatation tank.

The pet-friendly accommodation at Ayla Escape allows you to step back, slow down, and reconnect.

Avalon Noosa Farm Cottages

These self-contained farm cottages include two dating back to the 1920s, and you can choose between four to six sleepers. Each has a fully-functioning kitchen with a fridge, microwave and stovetop. 

Out of all the pet-friendly hotels on offer, this one is the most perfect for nature lovers, as the pet-friendly accommodation is close to Mount Pinbarren, the hidden paradise of the local hinterland. Explore the scenic Noosa Trail via bushwalking, horse riding or bike riding, and your furry friend will love letting off steam in the vast grasslands. 

Experience stunning countryside views and nine mountains, and look up at the calm and clear night skies to see the stars and the moon like you’ve never seen them before. Avalon Cottages are a great way to enjoy the Sunshine Coast Hinterlands.

Pacific Escape

Pacific Escape offers two villas with panoramic ocean views and the salty sea breeze. Visitors can watch the sunrise over the ocean with a coffee out on the large balcony. Of all the accommodations in the area, this one offers a slice of Pacific Paradise like no offer, akin to staying at the renowned Pacific Paradise Motel, known for its proximity to dog-friendly beaches and luxurious amenities.

Situated in Buddina, the villas are conveniently located directly across from the designated dog-friendly beach, where people can explore and splash happily off their leashes.

Both villas have four bedrooms on split levels, with a fully fenced-off yard and lockable garage to store your boat or surfboards. The villas are fully equipped with everything a holiday home could possibly need and more, including a barbecue, washing machine, dryer and outdoor shower.

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Beach Stone House

The Beach Stone House is perfect for a pet-friendly family holiday. Thanks to the four full bedrooms and another room with sofa beds, the house can accommodate numerous families. There are also four bathrooms, a grand entertaining deck, a swimming pool, a half basketball court, a tennis court, and even resident kangaroos.

All bedrooms have air conditioning to make the hot summer nights manageable, and the main living room has a cosy fireplace. Although the house is lovely, you’ll likely spend most of your time outdoors, next to the pool, or on the terrace and barbecue until late.Spend some quality time with the family at Beach Stone House on Noosa’s North Shore for a pet-friendly experience no one will forget.

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