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Florida is all about fun in the sun, home to a long list of gorgeous beaches with white sandy shorelines and calm waters for making a splash. Offering a prime location on the beach, these coastal vacation rentals are perfect for a romantic beach getaway, family vacation or a group of friends. From the lively beachfront in Miami to the quiet shores of Santa Rosa Beach, these affordable oceanfront retreats on Airbnb and VRBO are ideal for a fun beach getaway in Florida.

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Isolated Oceanfront Retreat - Melbourne Beach Isolated Oceanfront Retreat
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Isolated Oceanfront Retreat

Isolated Oceanfront Retreat - Melbourne Beach

Enjoy oceanfront living at this luxury VRBO beach property in Melbourne Beach, where you’ll be isolated with a National Wildlife Refuge bordering the property. It’s miles of white sandy shoreline as far as you can see, the one-bedroom apartment has an almost private beach with its secluded setting. Enjoy your private patio with a hot tub and panoramic ocean vistas from the living room, dining area and kitchen. Afterward, immerse yourself in paradise with an itinerary of leisurely walks along the unspoiled shoreline, shell collecting, swimming, fishing and surfing.

14th Floor Oceanfront Flat - Miami Oceanfront 14th Floor, Brand New Beachfront Flat - Miami Beach
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Oceanfront 14th Floor, Brand New Beachfront Flat - Miami Beach

14th Floor Oceanfront Flat - Miami

One of the best Airbnbs in Florida, the 180-degree oceanfront views from this luxury 14th-floor apartment in Miami Beach is a huge highlight. It also boasts free parking, a king-size bed and a flat-screen TV with Netflix and over 500 channels. It’s got everything you need for a memorable beach vacation, with tennis rackets, beach chairs, a beach umbrella and snorkel gear provided as well as added luxuries such as a Keurig coffee machine, LED lighting and rainfall shower.

Luxury Beachfront Near Pier Park - Panama City Beach Luxury Beachfront Near Pier Park
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Luxury Beachfront Near Pier Park

Luxury Beachfront Near Pier Park - Panama City Beach

A top-rated Airbnb in Panama City Beach, this beachfront beauty accommodates up to six guests at the Wyndham Emerald Beach Resort. This Airbnb has a fully stocked kitchen, free Wi-Fi, full washer and dryer, and towels and linens included. At the resort, Airbnb guests can use the three outdoor pools, three hot tubs, two poolside bars and skywalk bar, gym, covered parking garage, and participate in kids’ activities on site. This is a nice place to bring kids on vacation; however, pets are not allowed.

Lido Beach House, Two-Bedroom Mid-Century Heaven - Sarasota Lido Beach House, Two-Bedroom Mid-Century Heaven
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Lido Beach House, Two-Bedroom Mid-Century Heaven

Lido Beach House, Two-Bedroom Mid-Century Heaven - Sarasota

Once featured in Sarasota Magazine, this stylish Airbnb boasts a Mid-Century vibe right on the coast. A stone’s throw from Lido Beach near downtown Sarasota, the bright and cheery yellow house has modern perks such as fast Wi-Fi and a flat-screen TV with Apple TV and Netflix. The open-plan retire kitchen offers modern appliances, while the outdoor garden space has a table with chairs and an inviting hammock. Surrounded by the lush foliage of palms and tropical plants are the BBQ grills with space for outdoor dining, while bikes, surfboards, flippers and snorkels are available for use.

Gorgeous Oceanfront Villa - New Smyrna Beach Gorgeous Oceanfront Villa
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Gorgeous Oceanfront Villa

Gorgeous Oceanfront Villa - New Smyrna Beach

This dreamy oceanfront villa in New Smyrna Beach is a beachfront oasis. Sleeping up to eight guests, it boasts a fully equipped kitchen, dining room and living room, while the master has a king-size bed and ocean views. In addition to its prime beachfront location, it boasts a spacious deck for dining and sunbathing, as well as chairs, umbrellas and bikes available for use. Just five miles north of the National Canaveral Seashore Park, the secluded villa is a part of a collection of villas that share a tennis court and pool.

Endless Ocean Views on The Edge of The Gulf of Mexico - Alligator Point Endless Ocean Views on The Edge of The Gulf of Mexico
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Endless Ocean Views on The Edge of The Gulf of Mexico

Endless Ocean Views on The Edge of The Gulf of Mexico - Alligator Point

Perfect for families or larger groups, this three-bedroom VRBO beachfront home sleeps up to eight guests. It offers 8 miles of deserted Gulf front beaches surrounded by 5,000 acres of Bald Point State Park, where swimming, fishing, shelling and dolphin watching are popular. With 90 feet of private beach, the home features a wrap-around deck with dramatic ocean views, a large living room and a fully equipped kitchen (although nearby seafood restaurants are highly recommended).

Beachfront Seagrove Condo - Santa Rosa Beach Beachfront Seagrove Condo
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Beachfront Seagrove Condo

Beachfront Seagrove Condo - Santa Rosa Beach

This stunning ground floor beachfront condo has got it all. In addition to a prime location on the Gulf in the 30A neighborhood, it offers an open-plan kitchen and living room and covered porch. Offering spectacular ocean views, you’re just steps away from the white sandy shoreline of Seagrove Beach in Santa Rosa Beach. Wake up early to catch the sunrise, then entertain guests in the large kitchen area and take advantage of the community pool when you need to cool off. Also, the Airbnb is within walking distance of restaurants and bike/kayak rentals.

Gulf Side Cottage - Clearwater Gulf Side Cottage
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Gulf Side Cottage

Gulf Side Cottage - Clearwater

Planning a beach vacation in Clearwater? This beautiful Gulf Side Cottage Airbnb is located on the north end of Clearwater Beach, just 30 seconds walk to the white sandy shoreline and Gulf of Mexico waters. The well-appointed studio has ample space for two guests, offering a large walk-in tiled shower, king-size bed and central air conditioning. You can walk to activities, restaurants and shops, or whip up a meal in your modern kitchen and watch movies on the TV with cable.

Dreamy Beachfront Paradise with Stunning Views - Panama City Beach Dreamy Beachfront Paradise with Stunning Views
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Dreamy Beachfront Paradise with Stunning Views

Dreamy Beachfront Paradise with Stunning Views - Panama City Beach

Head to Panama City Beach to stay at this alluring beach condo, where you can enjoy a space all to yourself right on the beach. The luxury condo can accommodate up to four guests, and the hosts have additional condo options if you need a larger space. This particular one is on the 13th floor and has a fully equipped kitchen, Jacuzzi tub, and a lovely private balcony. Guests can use the washer and dryer outside the unit on the 15th floor. While staying at this condo that’s part of the Majestic Beach Resort, you’ll have access to multiple pools, hot tubs, a poolside restaurant and bar, an indoor movie theater, tennis activity programs, a fitness center, steam room, and sauna room.

Beachfront Getaway in Siesta Key - Siesta Key Beachfront Getaway in Siesta Key
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Beachfront Getaway in Siesta Key

Beachfront Getaway in Siesta Key - Siesta Key

Siesta Key is one of Florida’s most alluring beaches, and this gorgeous home puts in the heart of the action. You’ll have access to BBQ grills, a cabana with lounge chairs and a heated swimming pool when staying at this stylish one-story townhouse, while there are restaurants, a grocery store and bike and kayak rentals just across the street. Best of all, it has its own private access to one of the best beaches in the United States.

Steps to Beach & World Famous Sharky - Panama City Beach Pool at Apartment Steps to Beach & World Famous Sharky's
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Pool at Apartment Steps to Beach & World Famous Sharky's

Steps to Beach & World Famous Sharky - Panama City Beach

This stylish Airbnb apartment accommodates up to four guests on the 8th floor of a condo building. Beaches are just across the street, as well as the family fun destination of Sharky’s. You can also walk to Gulf World from here. If the condo isn’t available for your selected dates, the hosts have other listings in the same resort as well. Perks for guests include free Wi-Fi, a kitchenette, washer and dryer on the first floor as well as an inviting pool, hot tub, and grills on the patio.

Charming Beachfront, Walk to Restaurants and State Park - Manasota Key Charming Beachfront, Walk to Restaurants and State Park
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Charming Beachfront, Walk to Restaurants and State Park

Charming Beachfront, Walk to Restaurants and State Park - Manasota Key

This bright and airy one-bedroom beachfront VRBO property is right on the beach in Manasota Key. In addition to its million-dollar views with a chance to spot dolphins making a splash in the water from your living room, its just steps from Stump Pass State Park, pristine beaches and a wildlife sanctuary. It’s the perfect spot to get away from it all, as the island has no high rises, traffic lights or crowds, while grocery shops, restaurants and golf courses are a short drive away.

Fabulous Ocean View Condo with Beach Access - Cape Canaveral Fabulous Ocean View Condo with Beach Access
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Fabulous Ocean View Condo with Beach Access

Fabulous Ocean View Condo with Beach Access - Cape Canaveral

This beach condo is ideal for those wanting a laid-back getaway in the Cape Canaveral area. Set in the Royal Mansion Complex, you’ll have access to a pool, hot tub, clubhouse, barbecue and private beach access. Listen to the waves crash from your private balcony, and take advantage of in-condo perks like the fully-equipped kitchen, TV and Wi-Fi. When you need a break from the sunshine, Disney World, Sea World and Universal Studios are an hour away.

Studio Apartment Steps to Beach - Clearwater Studio Apartment Steps to Beach
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Studio Apartment Steps to Beach

Studio Apartment Steps to Beach - Clearwater

Offering Paris-chic in the heart of Clearwater (near the north beach area), this charming studio has modern touches and is ideal for couples, newlyweds and solo travelers. You’ll have complete privacy in the detached building and perks include a queen-size bed, full bath and kitchen with a mini-fridge as well as a Keurig coffee maker, internet and cable TV. A courtyard and treehouse deck is available to guests with a BBQ area, laundry room and beach supplies. Parking is available on site, and restaurants, bars, shops and the pier and marina are just a short walk away.

Destin Gulf Front, Penthouse View - Destin Destin Gulf Front, Penthouse View
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Destin Gulf Front, Penthouse View

Destin Gulf Front, Penthouse View - Destin

This Destin VRBO condo is set on the top floor, which means you’ll have dazzling oceanfront views when staying here. The remodeled space offers direct Gulf-front access at Holiday Surf and Racquet Club on the exclusive Holiday Isle, a peninsula surrounded by the Gulf of Mexico and Destin Harbor. While it might be hard to peel yourself away from beachfront views from the living room, kitchen and balcony, it also boasts access to a pool and tennis courts.

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