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Smith Mountain Lake is a water enthusiast’s dream destination and an easy day trip from Roanoke. Because of all the fun activities that you can do on this large lake, it’s best to make a full weekend out of the trip or spend even longer at this popular Virginia destination to truly relax and live the “lake life” state of mind. To help you do this, here are the best Smith Mountain Lake vacation rentals in the area to book on Airbnb or Vrbo. It’s definitely a bonus that many rentals here come with a pool or hot tub and are pet-friendly!
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Here’s a home for rent on Airbnb that accommodates six guests in Moneta, Virginia. It’s a three-bedroom, two-bath home in a private pool and a six-person hot tub that’s open year-round. The home is just minutes from the Smith Mountain Lake restaurants and bars. You’ll be very close to Waller’s, Jake’s Place, Portside Bar & Grill, Mango’s, and Moosie’s when you stay here. It has a private dock for swimming, three fireplaces, two covered decks, and one seasonal pool deck. The awesome saltwater pool is open from April through September. Other amenities at this rental property include Wi-Fi, driveway parking for four vehicles and a kitchen. Pets are allowed here with host approval and with a $100 pet fee.
With this Vrbo house rental, you’ll have 2,380 square feet of space with three bedrooms and three bathrooms. The home sleeps six people and has a cabin vibe. There’s also a stocked kitchen here, as well as a washer and dryer and walkouts to lakeside decks. It’s easy to get down to the large private dock from here and enjoy the no-wake cove for swimming, fishing, and floating. The host provides kayaks, canoes, and a small boat. Other perks are the yard games, fishing equipment, hammocks, and rec area with ping pong and other indoor games – all perfect for your lakeside vacation. Modern conveniences are also provided, such as free Wi-Fi and two HDTVs. Pets are welcome here but contact the host directly for rules and details about pets.
Located in Huddleston, Virginia, this condo is available for rent for two guests. It’s a studio space with lots of resort amenities to enjoy in Mariners Landing. The condo overlooks Smith Mountain Lake, with its 550 miles of shoreline. This studio space has a kitchen, laundry machines, queen-size bed, full bathroom, free Wi-Fi, and TV. When you stay here, you can enjoy the three pools, hot tub, basketball, volleyball, private beach, and miles of paved trails. Nearby, you can rent out kayaks, jet skis, boats, and paddleboards. This vacation rental is pet-friendly, so bring your pup along.
Another good option for large groups is this six-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom home that’s a 5,000-square-foot estate by the lake. It’s on a 1.4-acre lakefront property and has a large dock, fenced yard, and hot tub. You’ll be on a clear, clean, and deep part of the lake and in a central location for enjoying sunset views over the water. Guests love spending time on the large covered dock, on the deck with the hot tub that overlooks the lake, and around the firepit.
You’ll be tucked in the woods in a private location when you stay at this vacation rental property that’s 1.5 miles from the Virginia Dare Marina. It’s a great getaway cabin for up to six people and offers two bedrooms and two baths. The home sleeps six people and is three miles from Smith Mountain Lake State Park. It’s also possible to add on a boat slip option (for an extra fee) so you don’t have to haul your boat in and out. This is a pet-friendly home for your vacation.
With lots of natural light and lovely décor, this condo is a popular rental choice on Airbnb. You can view the lake on two sides of the top-floor, corner condo, and also enjoy the wrap-around deck with lake and mountain views. The home comes with a full kitchen, laundry machines, Wi-Fi, and TVs. With this rental, you’ll also have access to the shared pools, hot tub, exercise room, steam room, sauna, and various sports courts.
This 1,400-square-foot condo offers three bedrooms and 1.5 baths to make your Smith Mountain Lake trip a memorable one. It accommodates up to six people and is right on the water to give you awesome mountain and lake views. The home features bedrooms that are all upstairs, a great room with lots of windows, Wi-Fi, and an Xfinity TV. You’ll need to bring your own linens to stay here; however, the kitchen is stocked with everything you need to cook meals. This home is less than a mile from the Parkway Marina. One dog of any size is allowed to stay here with you as long as the pup is up-to-date on vaccinations.
Up to six people can book this Airbnb vacation rental and have three bedrooms and two baths all to themselves. The rental is a waterfront house with an open floor plan and on a flat lot. It’s charming and full of character, while also offering an acre of land and a private dock. The host provides kayaks and SUPs for you to use. Smith Mountain Lake State Park is less than a mile from the home. Dogs are allowed here when you pay a $100 fee for the week.
Here’s a Bernard’s Landing condo on the ground floor that’s ideal for weekend getaways and week-long stays. It has convenient boat rental access and lovely lake views. Condo rentals like this one are nice because you’ll have access to seasonal outdoor pools, an indoor pool, sauna, gym, sports courts, and sandy beach area. The outdoor deck offers water and marina views, and the kitchen is stocked with everything you need. Two adults and two young children can stay here comfortably.
Available to rent on Vrbo, here’s a four-bedroom, 4.5-bathroom house that sleeps 12 people by the lake. It offers a hot tub, dock, deck, grill, and lots of room for families to spread out and relax. The home is near Bridgewater Plaza, which makes accessing restaurants and grocery stores easy. Features of the home include a well-equipped kitchen, fireplace, and game room with pool table and board games.
Another option is to stay at this condo when you visit the lake and want to have all the comforts of home. The condo sleeps four people and has one bedroom and one bath. It’s located at Mariners Landing Resort and gives you access to lots of shared resort amenities, including swimming pools, a small rec room, golf, lake access, and the beach. The hot tub and outdoor pools are seasonal, and boat slips are available upon request for an extra fee. The sleeping arrangements are a king-size bed in the bedroom and also an air mattress. This is a pet-friendly vacation rental at the lake.
Enjoy the condo lifestyle at this two-person condo with mountain and lake views in Bernard’s Landing. It features high-end appliances, flat-screen TVs, and all the latest and greatest technology. It’s fun staying at Bernard’s Landing because of the multiple pools, hot tub, gym, sauna, boat launch, dock, restaurant, and other shared amenities. The condo was newly renovated in 2019 to give it updated, modern touches. The bedroom has a king-size bed, and there are laundry machines available here too.
Large groups of up to 12 people will love staying at this open-concept bungalow that has three bedrooms, six beds, and three baths. It’s a vacation rental with a saltwater, in-ground pool that’s seasonal and a year-round hot tub. The rental also offers mountain views, a fire pit, an indoor fireplace, and plenty of room to fit the whole family. The home is 3,000 square feet and features a kitchen, sunroom, natural wood floors, and vaulted ceilings. This is a great rental for privacy and seclusion but to also be just a 10-15-minute drive from everything you need. This is a pet-friendly rental home.
There are townhouse rentals available at Smith Mountain Lake, including this one for up to six people. It’s a highly rated Airbnb property with three bedrooms, four beds, and 3.5 baths. You’ll be on a quiet cul-de-sac and have complimentary Wi-Fi and cable TV in the home. The space also offers a full kitchen, fireplace in the living room, and easy water access. Walk down a few flights of steps to access the dock and party deck. Boat trailer parking is available right around the corner too, and the larger public boat access area at Oak Grover is an 11-minute drive away.
Couples enjoy staying at this condo that has one bedroom and one bath in a top-floor end unit. It’s between a large outdoor swimming pool and the Landing Restaurant to give you great lake views. Couples can easily bring a small child to two to stay with them here. Resort amenities offered include indoor and outdoor pools, an exercise room, boat slips, a boat launch area, sports courts, and boat and jet ski rentals. There’s also a hot tub and sauna that you can use here. It is only possible to bring your pet if you are staying for 30 days or longer.
Mariners Landing condo rentals are very popular at Smith Mountain Lake, including this one for up to six people. It has two bedrooms (each with queen-size beds) and two baths. The condo overlooks the lake and has gorgeous mountain views. You’ll appreciate the kitchen with full-size appliances and also the laundry machines. The condo is stocked with everything you need to prepare meals. Meanwhile, guests have access to lots of resort amenities, such as the two outside pools, one indoor pool, fitness room, fast internet, boat ramp access, and day dock slips. You can access the Landing Restaurant on the property by either land or water to enjoy fresh seafood and burgers. When you stay at this condo, it’s also easy to enjoy the semi-private, 18-hole championship golf course.