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Siesta Key Condo

  • 2
  • 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 0.25 mi
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Excellent property with lot of parking, laundy on site and warm water in the pool, which was really appreciated on the cooler dates, speacially by the kids. Close walk to a white sandy beach was on asset. Condo was very spacious and full equipped. We...”
- Review left on 01/02/2013

$130.00

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Siesta Key Condo

  • 1
  • 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

Responds fast! Avg. 3 hours 40 minutes

“We stayed in Crescent Royale #409. Condo was extremely clean and well supplied. We had flown in and was thrillled to see beach chairs, umbrellas, towels and etc. that we couldn't bring along. The property was peaceful and quiet. Only problem was RED...”
- Review left on 10/04/2016

$172.00

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St. Pete Beach Condo

  • 2
  • 5
  • min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 0 mi
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

Responds fast! Avg. 2 hours 0 minutes

“Donna was so easy to work with and their condo was very nice. The king master bed was so comfortable and their bedroom dresser was big enough for all our clothes. Great TV and comfortable sofa and side chairs. Kitchen was nicely equipped with...”
- Review left on 02/17/2019

$230.00

Excellent (25 reviews)

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Siesta Key Condo

  • 2
  • 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 0.1 mi
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“This was our first trip to Siesta Key, but not our last! We are already booking another stay at Siesta Breakers for next year. It is a great location on the Beach and great access to the mainland...”
- Review left on 07/14/2014

$199.00

Excellent (27 reviews)

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Indian Shores Cottage

  • 2
  • 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden

$115.00

Excellent (8 reviews)

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Hudson House

  • 2
  • 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

Responds fast! Avg. 2 hours 1 minutes

“I found this house to be everything advertised and then some. I was pleased to be able to use the pool at this time of year and found outside area to be very relaxing. As for the house itself everything appeared to be very new and remodeled. All...”
- Review left on 01/21/2017

$230.00

Excellent (8 reviews)

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Indian Shores Condo

  • 3
  • 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 mi
  • Swimming pool

Responds fast! Avg. 2 hours 43 minutes

“We loved this place! So wonderful to have lots of room with a heated pool and hot tub so close to the Bay...”
- Review left on 12/09/2016

$199.00

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Madeira Beach Condo

  • 2
  • 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

$205.00

Excellent (3 reviews)

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Siesta Key Condo

  • 2
  • 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 0.25 mi
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Had an excellent time! Unit was clean and precisely as described. Great location on Siesta Key with a short walk for Groceries, Food and Libations. Beach was a 5min walk across the street (using the signaled crosswalk) through the beachside section...”
- Review left on 03/13/2017

$130.00

Excellent (7 reviews)

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Bradenton Condo

  • 2
  • 6
  • min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

Responds fast! Avg. 3 hours 30 minutes

$138.00

Very Good (5 reviews)

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St. Pete Beach House

  • 2
  • 7
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 mi
  • Child friendly

Responds fast! Avg. 1 hour 25 minutes

$204.00

Excellent (9 reviews)

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Clearwater Condo

  • 2
  • 4
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 16 mi
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“My brother and I stayed here for one week, it was in the middle of everything, clean and quiet. Three heated swimming pools and laundry on site which was convenient for us too. All in all very nice...”
- Review left on 03/06/2017

$189.00

Excellent (6 reviews)

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Tampa House

  • 4
  • 10
  • 4 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

$315.00

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Siesta Key House

  • 5
  • 13
  • min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

$610.00

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Bradenton Beach Apartment

  • 1
  • 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Air conditioning

Responds fast! Avg. 2 hours 42 minutes

$338.00

Excellent (5 reviews)

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Siesta Key House

  • 3
  • 9
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 mi
  • Child friendly

$682.00

Excellent (6 reviews)

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Bradenton House

  • 4
  • 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 mi
  • Swimming pool

Responds fast! Avg. 1 hour 32 minutes

“The location of this house is really outstanding. We enjoyed being on the river, watching the beautiful sunsets daily, watching birds come and go into the inlets. It is a private place within a lovely subdivision with lakes and riverfront. We also...”
- Review left on 02/02/2017

$150.00

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Bradenton Villa

  • 2
  • 5
  • min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

Responds fast! Avg. 3 hours 30 minutes

$132.00

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Inverness House

  • 3
  • 8
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

Responds fast! Avg. 3 hours 19 minutes

“This was perfect for my family to stay at whilst we visited my father in Florida. The house is spacious and bright and airy and provided exactly what we needed. The owner of the property is pleasant and so easy to communicate with, she made this an...”
- Review left on 11/09/2014

$201.00

Excellent (17 reviews)

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Siesta Key Condo

  • 2
  • 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Siesta Key is the best beach I ever been so far and this place that Jack and Darlene provide is a dream. Everything is clean and in perfect working condition. The beach is very nice (and I have visited many being a South Floridian), crystal clear and...”
- Review left on 09/19/2016

$243.00

Excellent (2 reviews)

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Bradenton Beach Cottage

  • 2
  • 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 mi
  • Child friendly

Responds fast! Avg. 2 hours 42 minutes

“My husband and I spent the weekend in this cottage to celebrate his milestone birthday. We found it to be very comfortable and welcoming. I especially love the sunroom for my morning coffee and yoga. We were pleasantly surprised at how comfortable...”
- Review left on 11/23/2017

$189.00

Very Good (3 reviews)

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Treasure Island Cottage

  • 1
  • 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly
“This was such a fun cottage to stay in for the week. It was very clean, had everything that we needed, and it was close to so many fun places in Treasure Island and Madeira Beach with John's Pass. Michael and Gitta made sure that we had everything...”
- Review left on 07/13/2016

$92.00

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Sarasota Condo

  • 1
  • 2
  • min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 9 mi
  • Swimming pool

Responds fast! Avg. 2 hours 22 minutes

$57.00

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New Port Richey House

  • 2
  • 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 3 mi
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

Responds fast! Avg. 1 hour 3 minutes

“Love the house. Location close to every where we wanted to go. Nice pool area. Would rent again. Good communication with the owner...”
- Review left on 10/27/2014

$228.00

Very Good (7 reviews)

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Venice Villa

  • 2
  • 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly
“Loved our stay in this Villa. It was nicely updated, with everything you would need for your stay. From towels, to dishes, to beach chairs, umbrellas, coolers, and plenty of space. We would highly recommend staying here, and will stay here again....”
- Review left on 07/14/2016

$141.00

Excellent (7 reviews)

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Indian Shores Condo

  • 2
  • 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“This condo is very large, having a breakfast nook with plenty of lighting, a living room, dining room, two bathrooms, two bedrooms and a large enough to eat on balcony overlooking the Gulf. We enjoy the weekly appetizer parties where we watch the...”
- Review left on 03/09/2016

$148.00

Excellent (5 reviews)

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Bradenton House

  • 4
  • 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

$165.00

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Venice Villa

  • 2
  • 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning

$141.00

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Sarasota Guest house

  • 1
  • 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
“My husband and I stayed in Joyce and Jeff's beautiful guest apartment for two weeks. Everything was perfect inside and out. The property was immaculate and the owners included extra touches that went above and beyond. While we spent most of our time...”
- Review left on 08/09/2017

$180.00

Excellent (38 reviews)

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Bradenton House

  • 3
  • 4
  • min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 10 mi
  • Swimming pool
  • Air conditioning

$201.00

Excellent (1 reviews)

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Bradenton Villa

  • 2
  • 7
  • min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

Responds fast! Avg. 3 hours 30 minutes

$138.00

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Sarasota Condo

  • 2
  • 6
  • min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Not only is the location perfect, but the condo is more then perfect! Everything we needed for a week at the beach including beach chairs... towels etc! Couldn't have been a better vacation! Can't wait to book again... THANKYOU STEVE...”
- Review left on 10/17/2017

$172.00

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Madeira Beach Condo

  • 2
  • 6
  • 14 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Enjoyed the vacation. Rented 2 condos for family of10 for the week of July 4. Nice rooms, great beach, and amazing 4th of July fireworks on the beach from 8:30 until nearly 11:00. never seen fireworks like that before...”
- Review left on 07/18/2015

$201.00

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Treasure Island Condo

  • 2
  • 5
  • min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

Responds fast! Avg. 1 hour 25 minutes

“We absolutely loved our stay at sunset cove. The condo is very clean and has everything you could possibly need. Plenty of room for 2 adults and 2 teen girls. The location is great very close to restaurants and activities. We will definitely be...”
- Review left on 01/09/2017

$115.00

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Venice House

  • 3
  • 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 mi
  • Swimming pool
“We stayed at this home for the month of March and were very happy with our stay. The home had everything we needed and the owner was very quick to respond to any of our questions both before and during our stay.The house is furnished in a bright...”
- Review left on 04/07/2015

$264.00

Excellent (18 reviews)

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Sarasota Condo

  • 2
  • 6
  • min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 mi
  • Swimming pool

Responds fast! Avg. 3 hours 24 minutes

“We rented this two bedroom listed as a Condo, it is really two adjoining hotel rooms with kitchenettes. Nice accommodations, however the shower heads could be a little higher not convenient for taller people. Great view, right on Marina, close to the...”
- Review left on 01/23/2015

$171.00

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New Port Richey House

  • 4
  • 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

Responds fast! Avg. 54 minutes

“Loads of room in this beautiful home!!! It was supposed to be my two boys and their wives, my two grandchildren and my husband and I. My youngest couldn't make it. So that left just four adults and my two grandchildren. We had the best time ever. We...”
- Review left on 05/25/2017

$205.00

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Clearwater Condo

  • 2
  • 6
  • min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

$344.00

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Indian Shores Condo

  • 3
  • 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children
“Great location and great place! Would only recommend 6 people, however, because the last bed is in the family room...”
- Review left on 01/07/2017

$287.00

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Treasure Island Condo

  • 2
  • 4
  • min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“First and foremost, Nick was easily the most wonderful owner we have ever dealt with. He was quick to get back with us on any email and very pleasant. The condo is perfectly located on the beach, minutes from everything and walking distance to Caddy'...”
- Review left on 04/05/2017

$163.00

Excellent (79 reviews)

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About Gulf Coast Central Florida

Florida’s Central Gulf Coast has always been known as a popular tourist destination where visitors can escape the stress of everyday life. With pristine beaches lapped by warm waters, quaint towns overlooking the coast and a fantastic food scene, vacationers can’t go wrong at any Central Gulf Coast vacation rentals.  There’s something here to engage every interest and satisfy every palate.

Climate

While planning a stay in Florida’s Central Gulf Coast vacation rentals, it’s important to prepare for the weather. Here, warm temperatures and blue skies can be enjoyed almost all year-long. During the summer months, temperatures skyrocket into the 90s with thunderstorms bringing relief from the heat in the afternoon. Milder temperatures and lots of sunshine are what characterize the spring and fall seasons. The evenings might even be chilly enough to need a light jacket. The winter is one of the best times to visit Central Gulf Coast, though. Beaches are less crowded and temperatures hover in the 60s and 70s, which will feel very warm if you’re coming from a colder location.

Things to Do

The Central Gulf Coast area is less commercial than many of Florida’s other regions. In this part of the state visitors can appreciate a relaxing atmosphere, enjoy the beaches and clear skies, and experience the spirit of community. Some of the major cities that tourists flock to include:
  • Tampa – Drive along the scenic Sunshine Skyway Bridge that spans Tampa Bay or cast your fishing line from the Skyway Fishing Pier State Park, the longest fishing pier in the world. Downtown, see a show at the Tampa Theatre, an elaborate “movie palace” and beloved community landmark, or let loose at Busch Gardens.
  • Sarasota – Just south of Tampa, Sarasota is known for its white sand beaches and sparkling waters where everyone should enjoy being a beach bum.  Lounge at South Lido Park or take a trip to Siesta Key for prime sunning. Play a round of golf at University Park Country Club before cooling off inside at the Ringling Circus Museum.
  • St. Petersburg – A cultural hub for arts, museums, relaxation and more, there’s lots to do in St. Petersburg. Visit The Dali Museum and the Chihuly Collection to see incredible works of art. Outdoors, explore the intra-coastal waterways via kayak and spend a day swimming, fishing and picnicking at Fort De Soto Park spread out over five offshore keys.

Regional Foods & Dining

When you’re relaxing in Gulf Coast beach rentals, it goes without saying that you should snack on the local specialty foods served here. Florida is famous for two types of foods in particular: seafood and citrus fruit. Florida is an excellent location to get tons of fresh seafood like grouper, spiny lobster, stone crabs and clams. For some of the best grouper around, head to Maximo Seafood Shack located in St. Petersburg at the end of the Maximo Marina’s Main Dock. Oranges are Florida’s claim-to-fame, but the state also has great coconuts, star fruit, and mangoes that star in many desserts and fresh-made juices. You’ll also find mouthwatering key lime pies everywhere you go in the Gulf Coast. Euphemia Haye in Longboat Key has a heavenly dessert menu where patrons can linger over key lime pie and live music.

Events

If the beach isn’t enough of a draw, come for one of the awesome area events. The Gasparilla Pirate Fest in January beckons buccaneers and pirate wenches from near and far for plundering, pillaging and bootleg fun. A short drive inland in Plant City is the Florida Strawberry Festival with luscious strawberries and live music held every February. In June, Savor Sarasota kicks off the summer with a celebration of local foods that visitors can devour. You’ll find a unique event no matter when you visit. 

If you’re planning a trip to Florida, Gulf Coast Central vacation rentals are great options that provide a comfortable, safe place to spend a relaxing vacation. Pick a cozy oceanfront rental for easy access to the beach and stunning views or a colorful Florida-style home downtown for your next vacation. Whether you’re coming to relax, enjoy some outdoor activity or taste the local fare you’ll find something new to experience every season of the year here. 
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