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Once known as the home of Spring Break, Ft. Lauderdale is all grown up and a place for young and old, single travelers and families alike. Located on the southeastern coast of Florida 30 miles north of Miami Beach, Ft. Lauderdale is often called the “Venice of America”.
With direct access to the Atlantic Ocean, Fort Lauderdale is a water wonderland. But there are plenty of other things to do in the city, including visiting museums and historical locations, going on a cruise, and exploring the diverse entertainment scene.
Here are the best rentals to help make your visit to Ft. Lauderdale extra special.
This 3 bedroom and 2 bathroom welcomes your friends and family to a beach vacation getaway. With over 1,400 square feet of living space, there’s plenty of room for everyone to get together inside. But why stay inside when the tropical planted fenced-in backyard offers a heated swimming pool and spa and covered wet bar and outdoor dining area to soak up the sun?
Walking into this gated mid-century Florida home provides a relaxing, open-concept space to enjoy your vacation. The living area has seating that faces a fireplace, while the kitchen features up-to-date appliances and a bar area for additional seating. This 2 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom home sits on a lagoon, so borrow the kayaks on-site and go to the local state park. Once you return, enjoy the large backyard area that has a pool, grill, bench swing, and hammock so you can enjoy the outdoors, even after the sunsets.
Stay only three blocks from the beach in this retro home. 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms let six people comfortably sleep and relax. With balcony views from the second story, a large back patio and a swimming pool, there’s never a need to head inside. But when you do, you’ll be greeted with plenty of seating with views of the pool, large kitchen and dining room so everyone in your party can gather and celebrate.
A private elevator and balconies with great views welcome eight guests to this 3 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom spacious condo. Steps from famous Ft. Lauderdale beach, guests can enjoy the resort next door and its fitness center, kids club, full spa, pools and tennis courts. When you’re ready to head indoors, over 4,000 square feet holds a gourmet kitchen, living room, dining area and large bedrooms with room for everyone.
Relax in this 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom hotel-condo that offers spectacular views of the ocean while on vacation in Fort Lauderdale. Cozy and upscale, the condo sleeps five and is one of the few hotels in the city located directly on the beach. Sit on the unit’s balcony and enjoy the ocean air. Or head down to enjoy amenities like the lazy river, beach chairs and umbrellas, fitness center and on-site restaurant.
An open floor plan, den and outdoor area let guests of this home relax in a quiet neighborhood. Located a few miles from downtown, the 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom house’s patio has a tiki bar area, lounge chairs, swimming pool and grill. There’s also a dock for all your waterfront activities. Inside you’ll find plenty of space for all guests along with a full-sized kitchen and washer and dryer.
Close to shops and restaurants on Las Olas Boulevard and 17th Street, the cruise port and the beaches, this house offers floor-to-ceiling windows that overlook a pool and grilling area to keep the outdoor life going. And when you head indoors, the 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home has a gourmet kitchen, beach house decor and lots of room to sit and relax.
A city within a city, Wilton Manors is known for its diversity and fun. This 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom duplex home sleeps four and has a full-sized kitchen, living area and semi-private sundeck to relax on when you’re not out enjoying the local restaurants, clubs and bars.
Located on Galt Ocean Mile directly on the beach, this 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom condo gives your vacation an extra kick. The unit offers an open living space, full kitchen and balcony with views of the ocean while downstairs your family can enjoy all of the onsite amenities, including a full-service salon, beach chair, and jet ski rentals, on-site restaurant and coffee shop. And when you’re ready to head off property, you’ll also be within walking distance of local bars, grocery stores and the Fort Lauderdale water taxi.
Located on the 10th floor, this studio condo with 1 bathroom sleeps 3 and has direct views of the ocean across the street. A king-sized bed, flat-screen tv, mini kitchenette and coffeemaker give you comfort inside. While the hotel amenities of a heated pool, whirlpool, bike rentals, spa and hair/nail salons allow visitors to relax and enjoy the beachy atmosphere.