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Sunny Florida ticks all the boxes for a relaxing vacation with plenty of beautiful areas to choose from. And, with some of the country’s best beaches on your doorstep, you’ll want to set yourself up close by to truly make the most of that soft white sand and laid-back pace of life. Luckily, Florida is home to a large number of seriously impressive beach house rentals. Some are perched on the sand with private boardwalks and free kayak rentals, while others are set inside luxury apartment blocks with breathtaking views of the ocean. Not sure where to stay? Read on for all of our favorite luxury beach house rentals in Florida.
Beachfront Home with Private Pool
This ultimate vacation home is designed for entertaining up to 16 guests, with a games room kitted out with a billiards table, a football table, and a tiki bar to always keep the fun in full flow. The private swimming pool just adds to that already-impressive list, with a jacuzzi corner that overlooks the golden sandy beach from the lower terrace. There are two more large balconies extending the open floor plan communal areas as well as a kitchen that’s fully equipped with all the utensils and a double oven to help keep up with any large group staying. Out of the six bedrooms, the master suite on the third floor gives you the best sunrise and sunset views overlooking the Gulf. Access to the beach is via a private boardwalk, taking you from the pool directly onto the sand in a matter of moments.
Sea His Love: Destiny's Gulf Front Luxury Retreat with Infinity Pool
Drawing influence from the ocean-front doorstep, this breathtaking home is guaranteed to steal a piece of your heart. The large gourmet kitchen is designed for entertaining guests with a sophisticated island and breakfast bar with views extending out onto the large balcony with ocean views. Enjoy the private infinity pool that seems to melt into the Gulf waters, or take a stroll down the private boardwalk to the quiet beach, directly from the lower terrace. A daily maid service and a 24-hour security team on the gate are included throughout your stay in this Floridian beach house. This beautiful spot can sleep up to 10 people across the four bedrooms and range of extra sleeping areas.
Beach's Edge, One-of-a-Kind Beachfront Experience - North Captiva
Nature lovers won’t want to miss a chance to stay at this top-rated Florida beach rental on Captiva Island. The two-bedroom beach house is set right next to the ocean, with its shoreline typically inhabited by only wading birds, crabs, osprey, and snook. It’s one of the best vacation rentals in Florida for walking directly from your front door to the beach, while a golf cart is provided with your stay since there are no paved roads, only sandy paths surrounded by tropical vegetation. When you’re ready to explore, fishing, shelling, swimming and strolling the beach are the most popular activities. Don’t forget to catch the spectacular sunset views from your bedroom or back deck.
Chateau De La Mer: Gated Florida Beach Estate with Heated Pool & Hot Tub
This expansive, opulent property is a five-star paradise with all the trimmings. We’re talking about a private beach amongst other things, and enough space for the entire family to join. With nine bedrooms in total, this enormous oceanside home can sleep up to 25 people. While the inside is awesome, the outdoor amenities here are even better. It’s the perfect place to spend your vacation in Florida, with a lagoon-style swimming pool, jacuzzi, and a mini-golf putting green with ample outdoor seating and a large grill. The super-fast Wi-Fi is ideal for streaming movies and checking on work from the comfortable outdoor space or even the beach. Indoors features large floor-to-ceiling windows, showing off those luxurious little details. This chateau is perfect for anyone searching for a homely, charming vacation rental.
Sea Turtle: Luxury Gulf Front Home with Seven Bedrooms & Pool
When it comes to great locations, it’s hard to beat this spot. This seriously cool home is set directly on the beach with fantastic views over the ocean. A relaxing setting from top to bottom, the lower floor has a large and open terrace with a plunge pool and outdoor furniture placed for lounging and relaxing all day long. The next two floors also have sweeping balconies looking out to the horizon with seating to enjoy the view. From a flowing dining and kitchen area to a comfortable living space, this dream vacation property really is your home away from home. It’s a place you’ll want to share and, with seven bedrooms and space for up to 16 people, there’s lots of room to do so. From the outside, this Airbnb looks unassuming and fits in with the local neighborhood. Yet inside, this gorgeous property provides all the luxury and comforts for an unforgettable stay.
A Sight To Sea: Beach-Front Home With Private Pool
This luxury beachfront vacation home really is a sight to behold. A beautifully decorated dream escape, it’s home to seven bedrooms with space to sleep up to 16 guests. The blue theme and rustic decor throughout come sea-inspired, with the closest ocean just a stone’s throw away. You’ll probably want to spend your mornings here with a quick dip in the ocean. There’s a refreshing plunge pool that you can enjoy the view from, too. You’re never short of wonderful views from this spot, as both the upper and lower terraces overlook City Beach. This beach house also includes a hot tub, gym equipment, a coffee machine, and a large outdoor grill. Panama’s popular attractions, great restaurants, and vibrant nightlife are just a short walk away.
Newly Renovated Two Bedroom Luxury Condo, Steps to Spectacular South FL Beaches
This intimate condo is perfect for a couple’s retreat, overlooking some of America’s most beautiful beaches. As part of a residential community, staying here comes with access to the Boca Grande Club which offers both casual and formal dining, swimming pools, beach loungers, and a fitness center. The condo is equipped with all the essentials to make your vacation as comfortable as possible like the master bedroom’s ‘his and her’ closets and the connecting bathroom with a large walk-in glass shower and vanity. There’s also a second smaller bedroom that can accommodate two more people. Sliding doors lead to an open-air deck with spectacular views over the ocean, which you’ll love to admire when you wake up each morning. It’s a wonderful place to relax with a drink at the end of the day as you enjoy the sunset!
Waterfront One Bedroom With Chef's Kitchen, Beach 2 Minutes Away
You’ll feel like part of the local community as soon as you’ve checked into this unique apartment, located directly on the waterfront. This small yet spacious unit makes good use of its size, brilliantly put together and furnished to ensure you never feel like you’re tripping over each other’s feet while calling this spot home. With a king-size bedroom and a large sofa bed, this waterfront home can comfortably accommodate up to four people. The living space is open and inviting but, if you want to make good use of the warm air outside, you also have access to a roomy front porch with chairs that directly overlook the marina and one of the best sunset views in Florida each evening. Soft sand is just a two-minute walk away and so are plenty of the area’s best restaurants and bars. And what’s more, you even get a private parking space directly out front for extra convenience.
Gulf Front Dreams with Private Pool & Beachfront Location
This lofty beachfront is truly stunning in a prime location with panoramic views of the Gulf. The outdoor spaces of this property offer an oasis for relaxation with luscious tropical landscaping, a covered “tiki hut” patio, an outdoor seating and dining set-up complete with an outdoor grill, and an idyllic plunge pool. Step off the veranda and enjoy the white sands and crystal blue waters right on your doorstep. This beachfront house is perfect for family vacations, sleeping 12 people across three bedrooms with two large sleeper sofas in the common areas for any extra guests. The house also comes with all the amenities to make your experience memorable, including satellite TV, strong Wi-Fi, a dedicated workspace, a coffee maker, and air conditioning to keep you cool on those balmy days.
Luxury Pool Home One Minute to Beach - Gulf Sunrise & Sunsets
This enormous, recently renovated property is just a one-minute golf cart ride away from the beach or four minutes on foot. There are seven bedrooms here, with room to comfortably sleep up to 18 people. There’s endless space throughout this entire property and the kitchen and dining areas, in particular, are fully equipped to host large groups. Two spacious decks wrap around the whole house on both floors, with a grand double staircase at the entrance to match the luxurious French doors at the entrance. The high ceilings and generous rooms give you ample space, so you’ll never feel cramped even when traveling with a larger group. Beautiful, tropical landscaping surrounds the villa in every direction, with the best views admired from the second-floor plunge pool. Included in your stay is access to the nearby beach club with tennis and basketball courts, hot tubs, kayaks, and bikes.
Luxurious Two Story Penthouse on Ocean Drive
This stunning penthouse is located on the famous South Beach and within easy walking distance to a large number of fantastic restaurants, shopping, and nightlife spots. Two large and private outdoor decks are your base for taking each day at your own pace under the sun while overlooking the beautiful ocean horizons on the comfortable outdoor furniture. You’ll find top-of-the-line amenities fitted throughout this penthouse, including a full kitchen with a washer and dryer, air conditioning and heating, TV, and fast Wi-Fi. There are four bedrooms in total with four bathrooms, which means this luxurious property can easily accommodate up to eight people. The modern and minimalistic furnishings set the scene for a fantastic vacation home for families, in one of the best locations in Miami.
Sandcastle Villa - Beachfront with Private Pool
This luxury beachfront villa offers breathtaking views in an unbeatable location and staying here will make you feel like royalty in your very own beach castle. With four bedrooms and three bathrooms, this air-conditioned vacation home can sleep up to 10 guests, making it perfect for those big family get-togethers. The open-concept living space comes surrounded by floor-to-ceiling windows that overlook the beautiful beach, with direct access from the outdoor terrace. Then there’s the fully-kitted-out kitchen with a dining area to seat six, plus a breakfast bar if you’re traveling as part of a larger group. The villa boasts a complete range of modern amenities, including Wi-Fi, satellite TV, security cameras, and a heated swimming pool. All of this comes paired with tasteful furnishings that ensure a comfortable stay, making this villa feel like a home away from home.
Seaside Beach House with Private Beach - North Captiva
You’ll feel as if you’ve escaped to your own private island at this ultra-luxe beach house on Captiva Island. Just 10 steps to the pristine Gulf of Mexico, this two-bedroom vacation rental is located on the northern tip of the island, set on a pristine white sandy beach overlooking the turquoise waters. With four acres of private undeveloped land, you’ll have peace and quiet as you enjoy the island with no cars, just lushly lined sandy trails and golf carts. Enjoy the sound of crashing waves from the dinner table or get active by exploring miles of unpopulated beaches, while all ages can savor the sunset and dolphin views from the porch.
Dolphins & Sunsets from Pool, Indian Rocks Beach
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.
Beachfront Home, Captiva
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.