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Vacation rental homes in Florida have become increasingly popular for beach getaways, providing a lot more space and often a better value, with a full kitchen so that you can cook up your own meals. Some include your own private pool along with many other upscale perks too. In Florida, you’ll find a wide range of beach house rentals, from the Gulf Coast to Key West, with one sure to be perfect for your next escape.
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This bright and sunny two-bedroom house sits on the beach in Manasota Key near Stump Pass State Park. You’ll be steps from the water while enjoying spectacular views and the opportunity to watch for dolphins right from the living room window. Walk out your door onto the sand, rent a boat or enjoy the restaurants and shops, all within walking distance. Accommodating up to four, the home includes free Wi-Fi, satellite TV and air conditioning.
Located directly across the street from the Gulf of Mexico in the Crystal Shores neighborhood of Crystal Beach, near restaurants, shops and more, this luxury home sleeps up to 20 in six bedrooms. Perfect for a family gathering or a group of friends, just a few of its highlights include a pool with waterfalls and an outdoor shower, large wrap-around porches, a gas grill and a huge game room with a flat-screen TV, pool table, table tennis, foosball and air hockey. It also has a gourmet kitchen and an oversized great room with vaulted ceilings and French doors that flow onto the pool and porch areas with lots of space for alfresco dining.
The Barnacle is a two-bedroom roundhouse accommodating up to six in a tree-filled setting at the tip of Indian Pass, located at the extreme west end of Apalachicola Bay where it flows into the Gulf of Mexico. It’s a place to come for tranquility and enjoy the unspoiled powdery sands, beachcombing for shells and fossilized shark teeth. You’ll be just steps from the beach while enjoying lazy days relaxing on the wrap-around deck watching the wildlife pass by, including lots of birds. Internet and air conditioning are included.
This three-bedroom oceanfront home sleeps up to nine and comes with your own private white sand beach. It includes a pool and hammocks where you can relax while enjoying the salty sea breeze, along with a covered barbecue built into a gas grill area surrounded by beautiful landscaping. Look forward to spectacular sunsets, roasting marshmallows around the fire pit and sipping coffee or wine from the second-story screened-in balcony with a view. You can wake up to a gorgeous ocean view right from the master suite too.
Located on Largo Sound in John Pennekamp State Park, some of the best snorkeling in the country is nearby along with outstanding boating, water skiing, wakeboarding, fishing, swimming and kayaking. The home itself also includes a fully equipped kitchen, large flat-screen TV with a DVD player and Wi-Fi.
This waterfront Key Colony beach house sleeps eight in three bedrooms and comes with plenty of luxuries. You’ll have your own private heated pool, a fully equipped large open concept kitchen, a washer/dryer and Wi-Fi along with a gorgeous water view along the quiet canal. Shops and restaurants are within walking distance too.
This tropical Key Largo retreat sleeps 10 in four bedrooms and offers a spectacular ocean view along with a pool and hot tub. Relax on the verandas, fish from the deep water dock and enjoy grilling on the gas BBQ. With lots of patio furniture, you can look forward to alfresco dining too. In the house, there’s a master suite on the third level that includes a bathroom with a jetted tub and a veranda for enjoying the ocean view. It also includes a living room with ocean views and a 50″ flat-screen cable TV with a DVD player, Wi-Fi, a full kitchen and much more.
Look forward to stunning ocean views from this two-bedroom waterfront home that sleeps six. It comes with a full-length concrete seawall, ideal for boaters who need deep water and quick access to the ocean or gulf, along with plenty of dock amenities, accommodating up to two boats depending on the size. There’s outdoor furniture, a BBQ grill, and two beach cruiser bikes for guest use. The main living area is surrounded by windows to showcase the Atlantic and dark starry nights, and you’ll have spectacular views from the kitchen while preparing your meals too. A washer/driver, Internet and satellite TV are also included.
This three-bedroom house sits on Key West’s only canal. A 1950’s retro-chic house, it’s furnished with an eclectic combination of custom furniture, family antiques and wicker, while providing all the comforts of home. Kayaking enthusiasts will appreciate the two kayaks that can be slipped right into the water to explore the mangrove trails and Salt Ponds just across the canal, while anglers can fish right off the stone deck and then grill up their catch on the grill. It includes a large free form pool, free Wi-Fi, satellite TV, a washer/dryer and air conditioning too.
Look forward to all the excitement of Key West, with the action just 10 minutes away, while coming back to relax in this three-bedroom home that sits directly on the water. It not only includes a large saltwater pool but a spacious tiki hut with seating for eight. The house accommodates up to eight guests with a Mother-in-Law suite downstairs that has its own separate entrance by the pool. It includes two 50″ SmartTVs, a full kitchen, washer/dryer, Internet and more.
Located in the Key Cove community of Key West, Paris Mango offers the chance to live the ultimate beach life. This luxurious private waterfront retreat comes with a heated pool, elegant furnishings and spacious interiors that are centered around the expansive water views. It includes four bedrooms, two of which are en-suite and enjoy porch access. Floor-to-ceiling windows face the water to bring optimal sea views from every vantage point. It has a fully equipped chef’s kitchen, flat-screen SmartTVs in all bedrooms and the main living area. Interim housekeeping can be provided upon request.
This three-bedroom home in Indian Rocks Beach, part of the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater area, offers breathtaking water and sunset views, while a white sandy beach is just a few blocks away. An upscale waterfront home, it comes with a dock, pool and a long list of other luxurious amenities. Just some of the highlights include a floor-to-ceiling custom white shipboard fireplace surround, an outdoor custom built kitchen with a built-in stainless steel grill and a huge open kitchen indoors. Your host can arrange a golf cart, bikes and boat ride upon request.
This new three-bedroom beach house on Treasure Island is spread over three floors, with the upper level providing unobstructed views of the Gulf of Mexico. It includes a luxurious chef’s kitchen, equipped with top of the line KitchenAid appliances and a heated pool with nine jets, while the beach is just steps away. You’ll have a washer/dryer, Wi-Fi and cable TV too.
This three-bedroom waterfront home accommodates up to seven guests and offers direct access to the Gulf, with a screen room facing the canal. In the backyard, you can enjoy magnificent sunset views while gathering around the firepit or hop into your boat for a ride to restaurants or nearby islands. The house includes two complimentary canoes for guests, a full kitchen, Wi-Fi, TV, laundry facilities and air conditioning.
Located on Captiva Island near Fort Myers off the Gulf Coast, this luxurious three-bedroom home sleeps up to 10 guests and comes with your own private beach, two lifted golf carts, an elevator and access to pools, kayaks, bikes, and tennis courts. There are more than 2600 square feet of living space plus another 1400 square feet of screened-in deck space, all of which face the turquoise water. It sits at the best fishing spot on the island and has two large living areas, two kitchens with granite counters and stainless steel appliances, five flat-screen screen wall-mounted TVs with a ton of channels and movies, a Saber gas grill, ping pong and foosball table. You’ll even find a “Viewlix” arcade machine with trackball and more than 3,000 built-in games.
This three-bedroom beachfront villa offers ocean views from every room. Accommodating up to eight guests, it has a 50-foot dock with water, electric and a fish cleaning table along with a bait freezer, making it ideal for boating enthusiasts. Inside, you’ll find four flat-screen TVs with premium cable, including HBO, Showtime, Starz, Cinemax, and a Sports package. Other amenities include Wi-Fi, a washer/dryer and beach essentials like beach towels, an umbrella, beach blanket and snorkeling gear.