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Top 12 Vacation Rentals in Melbourne Beach, Florida

With miles of picturesque shoreline, Melbourne Beach is a popular beach destination on Florida’s Space Coast. One of the Sunshine State’s best Atlantic Coast beaches, it offers access to a long list of outdoor activities, including surfing, snorkeling, fishing, and golf, while Downtown Melbourne is a vibrant shopping and entertainment area filled with shops and restaurants. It’s also beloved as an important nesting area for Florida’s loggerhead turtles. These are the top vacation rentals in Melbourne Beach, offering easy access to the sandy beaches and on-site amenities like private outdoor pools.

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Perfect Getaway with Heated Pool

If you’re looking for the most luxurious beachfront vacation rental in Melbourne Beach, this four-bedroom property might fit the bill. Accommodating up to 12 guests, you can bring the entire gang along to this ultra-luxe oceanfront home. You’ll of course have private direct beach access here, in addition to an outdoor pool, a spa tub, two outdoor showers, and a lounging deck with a gas grill. Whip up a meal in the fully stocked kitchen, relax in the sunroom, or head to the beach for strolling, swimming, or fishing excursions.

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Private Beach Access - Direct Oceanfront

You can’t get any closer to the beach than this Melbourne Beach vacation rental, which features three bedrooms for up to seven guests. In addition to private beach access, it features an observation deck for when you want to bask in the sunshine and listen to the tranquil sound of crashing waves. Its stylish interior is beach-themed, while the outdoor area with comfy chairs and beach views is certainly a highlight.

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Ocean Front Cottage Paradise in Melbourne Beach, Dog-Friendly

Boasting a charmingly pink exterior, this private Melbourne Beach vacation rental has three bedrooms and a prime location. One of the coolest beachfront Vrbo rentals in Florida, it’s perfect for families or groups planning a beach getaway, as the stand-alone cottage has a private backyard and direct access to the shoreline. Explore the miles of unspoiled beaches, then retreat back to the pet-friendly rental to relax in its airy interior. You’ll find modern amenities to enjoy, including a relaxing family room, spacious kitchen and dining area, and private outdoor shower with hot and cold water. The hosts also include two bicycles, two boogie boards, and two ocean kayaks.

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Hidden Gem with Pool & BBQ, Steps to the Beach

Seemingly plucked out of a magazine, the outdoor space at this Melbourne Beach vacation rental is a tropical paradise. Set only 200 steps from the beautiful beach, this large four-bedroom home is perfect for family or friends looking for a peaceful beach vacation in Florida. The outdoor area has a private pool and hot tub, while the patio area includes a BBQ grill for cooking out. Inside you’ll find a modern kitchen, a flat-screen TV, and board games to keep the kids entertained, as well as convenient perks like a washer/dryer and a two-car garage. It also boasts a great location, only a walk or bike ride to shops and dining.

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Luxury on the Beach with Hot Tub

One of the best beachfront Airbnbs in Florida, this highly-rated stay is a spectacular property on the beach, offering a private setting within walking distance to restaurants, bike rentals, surf shops, and boutiques. There’s plenty of reason to stay nearby though, as it has a large outdoor patio with comfy seating, a dining table, lounge chairs, and large umbrellas for hanging out in Florida’s year-round sunshine. Fire up the grill and enjoy an afternoon cookout, take a break from the heat in the cozy living room area with its flat-screen TV, or relax in one of the oceanfront bedrooms. At night, you can enjoy a soak in the bubbling beachfront hot tub.

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Coconut - Oceanfront Beach Cottage

A charming beach cottage for up to six guests, this three-bedroom Melbourne Beach vacation rental is cute and cozy. Just walk out the back door and you’re right on the beach, while other on-site perks include a fully equipped kitchen and spacious beachfront patio with a BBQ grill. Lounge on the deck and enjoy its unobstructed views, then grab a beach towel, sand toys, and boogie boards and enjoy a day of fun in the sun.

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Island Oasis - Luxury Pool Home Steps to the Beach

Just steps from the beach, this gorgeous four-bedroom vacation rental in Melbourne Beach is a luxury retreat. In addition to private beach access just a minute’s walk away, you can take advantage of the home’s outdoor area with a sparkling pool, tiki hut, and BBQ grill. In addition to a spacious interior that can accommodate up to 10 guests, it has a prime location in Melbourne Beach within walking distance to the Melbourne Beach Pier. Restaurants and pubs are six blocks away on Ocean Avenue, while golf courses are also available nearby.

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Hibiscus Elegant Midcentury Beachside House

Featuring an ultra-stylish interior, this elegant Midcentury beach house is just a three-minute walk to the beach. Well-appointed with a mix of antiques and modern pieces, the two-bedroom Melbourne Beach vacation rental has a fully stocked kitchen and light and airy living spaces that will put you in vacation mode. You’ll only need to pack your bikini when staying at this beach cottage, as the hosts have provided beach essentials in its enclosed garage. You’ll find beach bikes, chairs, towels, a wagon, and a tent for guests to enjoy.

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Oceanfront Luxury Townhome in the Heart of Melbourne Beach

This luxury Melbourne Beach vacation rental has everything you need for a beach getaway. Families will love the townhome’s oceanfront location, as well as the two balconies and ground-level patio for soaking up the gorgeous sunrise and sunset views. In addition to access to a private beach, you can enjoy its stylish interior with spacious bedrooms, a modern kitchen, and a cozy living room. With the beach only accessible by owners and guests, you’ll find miles of shoreline perfect for strolling, swimming, surfing, and paddling.

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Luxury Oceanfront Townhome, Stone Throw to the Waves

Enjoy a front-row seat to Melbourne Beach’s gorgeous shoreline at this two-bedroom townhome. The coastal gem is just a stone’s throw from the sand and waves, accessible right outside your patio doors, and features a sun-lit interior with vaulted ceilings and bright living spaces. In addition to an open floor plan, there’s an oceanfront balcony with beach views, two separate master suites, and a pull-out queen-size sofa sleeper on the lower level.

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Direct Oceanfront Luxury Townhome - Unobstructed Views

Experience beachfront Florida living at this two-bedroom townhome in Melbourne Beach. The oceanfront retreat features amazing views of the beach and the Atlantic Ocean, with direct access to the shoreline right from its sliding doors. Recently renovated and updated, its stylish interior includes high-end furnishings and a chef kitchen. There’s also two separate living rooms and an oceanfront balcony, which is perfect for watching the sunrise over the ocean.

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"The Beach Shack", Oceanfront Stylish Townhouse

Offering enough space for up to eight guests with its spacious three-bedroom layout, this townhouse Airbnb offers a private oceanfront location. In addition to access to an uncrowded beach, the luxury townhouse features a second-floor master suite with a balcony for taking in the view, as well as a modern kitchen and back porch with a lawn. The host has you covered with all the beach essentials, including towels, chairs, umbrellas, and beach toys. And if you want to take your furry friend along for your beach vacation, this pet-friendly Melbourne Beach rental allows two dogs for a fee if approved by the owner.

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